Whoa! The calendar of fun, family-friendly things to this week is packed. There are festivals, ballets, storytime, crafts, FREE doughnuts, live music and more. Spring is oh so fun around here…enjoy.
**IN THE GOOD NEWS / BAD NEWS COLUMN…School is IN session for CMS on April 25…it was a teacher workday, but is now a weather make up day**
Through May 1 – Showtimes vary
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
Don’t miss the world premiere of this play, created from stories and works of a local artist. Best for ages 7 and up.
April 26 @ 9:15am
The Plaza Midwood library is taking storytime outside for some springtime fun.
April 27 @ 10:30am
McDowell Nature Center
Ages 4 to 11 are invited to make some nature crafts and enjoy the beautiful nature center.
April 28 – All Day
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Don’t ever pass up an excuse for a doughnut…especially when you can get one FREE.
April 28-30 @ showtimes vary
See three ballets that celebrate the human spirit. Make it a day uptown with a meal or a treat at Amelie’s. The Saturday matinee show offers $10 kids tickets and FREE kids activities at 1pm.
FREE concerts at Piedmont Town Center, Blakeney & Stonecrest
April 30 @ 5pm (PTC), 7pm (Blakeney & Stonecrest)
Locations in links
It’s that time again for Friday outdoor spring concerts. Lots to choose from.
Healthy Kids Day @ Charlotte YMCAs (University City, Johnston, Morrison)
April 30 – Times vary by Branch
YMCAs (Branches listed above)
Don’t miss games, activities, presentations and more all aimed at keeping our kids HEALTHY.
April 30 @ 10am – 2pm
Join authors and other special guests for “Diversity in Action” today.
April 30 @ 10am-3pm
Museum of York County
Come celebrate earth day with activities, games, entertainment and more for the kids, and a shredding truck to help the grownups reduce paper waste.
April 30 @ 11am & 2pm
Discovery Place Kids
Celebrate Arbor Day today with stories and crafts designed to teach the importance of trees.
April 30 @ 7pm
Don’t miss this showcase of Community School of the Arts and the Charlotte Children’s Choir
MORE events for April 30…
Queen’s Cup Steeplechase @ Mineral Springs, NC
Bark in the Park @ Historic Rural Hill
‘Tawba Walk Art and Music Fest @ Oak Street Mill in Cornelius
Kings Drive Art Walk @ Kings Drive Greenway Path
Wee Houses Opening Weekend @ Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
May 1 @ 6-8pm
Davidson Village Green
The 2016 season of Concerts on the Green kicks off this evening with music from The Matt Stratford Band.
Save the Date:
May 21 – Fairy Festival @ Charlotte Nature Museum