Compost Central Full-Service Drop-Off Center
140 Valleydale Road, Charlotte, NC
April 17, 9:00am-Noon, Free
Summary: Mecklenburg County is holding FREE shredding events the third Saturday in March, April, May and June of 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., or until trucks are full. Those dates are March 20th, April 17th, May 15th, and June 19th, 2021. They take place at Compost Central Full-Service Drop-Off Center, at 140 Valleydale Road.
Earth Day Celebration Weekend
Anne Springs Close Greenway
2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill, SC
April 16-18, 9:00am-6:00pm, Free for members, $5 parking for non-members
Summary: To celebrate both Earth Day and Love the Greenway Month, Anne Springs Close Greenway is offering lots of family fun April 16th-18th. We will have everything from gardening workshops to fire-building skills so there is something for everyone.
The Percantile and Creamery
8635 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, NC
April 18, 10:00am-9:00pm, Free
Summary: All day every Sunday, The Perc is featuring two movies for your enjoyment. Starting at 10:00 AM, we are playing, on a loop, a kid-friendly movie until 5:00 pm. Then at 6:00 pm, come enjoy a classic PG rated movie until close! It’s FREE!
Mermaids and Pirates
SEA LIFE Aquarium
8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, NC
See website for schedule
Summary: You can transform into a magnificent mermaid or a swashbuckling pirate with themed names, tattoos, pirate hats and swords, while supplies last! Ocean Explorers are also invited to take part in themed crafts and activities, all included with general admission.
Trampoline Toddler Time
Big Air Trampoline
2408 Sardis Road North, Charlotte, NC
Click here for schedule
Summary: Looking for a safe, fun outlet for your three year-old’s energy? Or maybe you just want to make sure that your little one has a particularly restful afternoon nap. Either way, we at Big Air Trampoline Park have you covered with Toddler Time each week!
We open our doors for little ones to jump at their own speed and comfort level. Without the older kids around, the toddlers feel right at home on all the attractions.
Outdoor Concert Series
2nd and 4th Friday, limited to 350 people, click here to purchase tickets
Summary: Tickets will be posted 2 weeks prior to each concert, to give as many people as possible a chance to join us. No pets please. A couple food trucks and one dessert option will be on site, for minimal-contact ordering and pickup.
We realize this is very different from what we usually host in Matthews, but we appreciate your understanding as we FIND THE BEST WAY ALLOWED at the moment to see you again in Stumptown Park! Our goal is to be back to normal as soon as possible.
2021 Season – Streaming on Demand & virtual education programs
Summary: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is proud to partner with Broadway On Demand as the curtain rises virtually on a season of stories centered in community and kindness. Visit the website for schedule
The Schiele Museum of Natural History
1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC
Summary: The Schiele Museum of Natural History is now open! The museum is committed to inspiring curiosity and understanding of science and the natural world through exceptional educational programs, exhibits, and research. To see a list of events and plan your visit, click here.
Mecklenburg County Library Virtual Events
Free Virtual Events
Summary: Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library every week for a wide range of virtual programming for children, teens and adults. Daily appointments for Reading Buddies and Tutoring and Enrichment for school-age children can be accessed by clicking here.