It’s Valentine’s week…and there are lots of LOVEly things to do with family this week around here. If you want to celebrate in style with the fam, check out Jess’s post on creating a sweet little Valentine’s dinner for the littles.

First off, thought, start your week (or your every day this week) with a FREE doughnut. Sounds sweet to us. Make it a great one.

FREE Doughnut at Krispy Kreme

Now through 2/28

Krispy Kreme

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Buy any coffee and get a FREE orignal glazed doughnut…treat your Valentine this week!

 

Charlotte Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers

February 13 @ 7pm

Spectrum Center

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This is the last home game this month and the last until March 6…catch the home team in action tonight.

 

Valentine’s Day

February 14 @ 11:15am and 2:15pm

Discovery Place Kids

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Enjoy storytime with the book Love Monster and then special time to make Valentines for loved ones.

 

Story Explorers: Snow Fun

February 15 @ 4:15pm

South County Library

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Ages 5 to 7 are invited to listen to snow themed stories and take part in making their own snow. Please register.

 

Muddy Boots

February 16 @ 1-3pm

Latta Plantation Nature Center

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Do you homeschool? Do you have 11 to 13 year olds? Then register for this fun way to learn and be in nature at the same time.

 

Parents Night Out

February 17 @ 5:30-7:30pm

Main Street Children’s Museum

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Ages 3 to 7 are invited to come enjoy some kid friendly fun, while mom and dad enjoy an evening out. Please register.

 

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17-20 @ 8am-5pm (Winghaven) and February 18 @ 7-10am (MofYC)

Winghaven Gardens & Museum of York County

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Bring your binoculars and your bird guide and help the staff of the museum and gardens “count” the birds on the grounds.

 

Coping With The Cold

February 18 @ 9am-12pm

Discovery Place Nature

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As humans we can keep ourselves warm with hats and coats and gloves. Find out today how the animals stay warm.

 

Fossil Fair

February 18 @ 9am-4pm

Schiele Museum of Natural History

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Don’t miss all of the prehistoric fun to be had today. Learn about prehistoric life through fossils and hands-on fun.

 

Junie B. Jones is not a Crook

February 18 @ 11am and 3pm & February 19 @ 2pm and 4pm

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

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This is the final weekend of this hilarious performance designed for ages 4 and up. Don’t miss it.

 

Scout Saturday

February 18 – All Day

Discovery Place Science

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Enjoy a day full of activities designed for Cub Scouts, Boy Scout and Girl Scouts of all ages.

 

Sunday Fun Day – Into the Wild

February 19 @ 1-4pm

Mint Museum Uptown

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“Trek” through the museum to discover art work and crafts of wild creatures, then make your own to take home.

 

Save the Date:

February 21 & 22: Daddy/Daughter Night Out @ Pike’s Soda Shop

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