“Maycember” is in full swing. The calendar is packed this month with “end of year” celebrations, dance recitals, sports tournaments and more. Don’t forget to save some room for family time. Lots to do this week so you can squeeze in some family fun among the madness.

FREE Cone Day

May 9 @ 4-8pm

Haagen Dazs Ice Cream Shops (Southpark, Carolina Place and Concord Mills)

Nothing beats an ice cream cone, unless of course it’s a FREE ice cream cone. Enjoy!

Nature Detectives

May 10 @ 1:30-3:00pm

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve

Ahes 4 to 6 are invited to come discover and learn all about butterflies and other pollinators.

Family Storytime in the Park

May 11 @ 11:00am

Squirrel Lake Park (Matthews)

Get outside and enjoy stories, songs and crafts. Take your learning to the outdoors today.

Family Fun Night at SouthPark

May 12 @ 6:00-8:00pm

Southpark’s Center Court

Head to center court at the mall for music, games, crafts and fun for the whole family.

The Choir School at St. Peter’s Spring Concerts

May 12 & 13 @ 7:30

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Boys and girls ages 7 and up will showcase their year of choral instruction. Hear from all 5 Choir School choirs.

Spring Into Arts Festival

May 13 @ 10:00am – 4:00pm

Downtown Concord

Head to historic downtown Concord today for art displays, music, dancing, puppets and more (including beer and wine).

International Migratory Bird Day

May 13 @ 10:00am-5:00pm

Carolina Raptor Center

Enjoy a special day of activities designed to help you learn more about migration and migratory bird species in our area.

Bilingual Stories & Music

May 13 @ 11am

Mint Museum Randolph

Celebrate mothers and Mother’s Day with music and stories by Criss Cross Mangosauce.

Mother’s Day

May 13 @ 11:15am & 2:15pm

Discovery Place Kids

Listen to a reading of P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? and children can make a gift for the mother figure in their life.

We Are the Arts: An Afternoon of Rock & Blues

May 13 @ 12:00pm

McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square

Community School of the Arts showcases its musical and creative arts students.

Family Day

May 13 @ 12:00 – 4:30pm

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

The Bechtler Family Days are the best…modern art, family time and FREE admission for kids under 18.

Backcountry Explorers

May 13 @ 1:00pm

Charlotte Museum of History

Enjoy an afternoon at the museum learning about the job of the colonial farmer, and creating a craft. Please register.

Mother’s Day at the Main Street Children’s Museum

May 14 @ 1:00-5:00pm

Main Street Children’s Museum (Rock Hill)

Mothers and grandmothers receive FREE admission this afternoon, and you can make special crafts with mom today.

Save the Date:

June 2: #WalkCLT 2017 @ FreeMoreWest Neighborhood