We are going wild this week with our scoop on family fun with outdoor concerts, The Jungle Book, Dinosaurs, Star Wars, big trucks and even a rollercoaster campout!

Davidson’s Concerts on the Green
Davidson Village Green

Sunday, April 22, 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy Art on the Green and see a performance by The Davidson College Symphony. Bring a picnic or chairs.


Celebrate Earth Day!
Mooresville Public Library
Monday, April 23, 1:00 p.m.
Come learn about Earth Day and how we can help our earth. Make a fun craft using recycled materials.


Target Car Seat Trade-in Event

Tuesday, April 24 (through May 5)

In honor of Earth Month, Target bringing back our popular car seat trade-in event at Target stores across the country. Here’s how it works: bring any unwanted car seats to your local Target store and receive a coupon for 20 percent off a new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, travel system or stroller from our stores or full online assortment.


Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure
The Schiele Museum

Wednesday, April 25 (through October 31) 9:00 a.m.

Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era – the age of dinosaurs. See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. See dinosaur fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari Lab, and find out how scientists unearth stories of this ancient world.


Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Fort Mill Public Library
Thursday, April 26, 3:30 p.m.
Follow Percy Jackson on the most dangerous quest of his life, with activities, games, and an Olympian craft.


Puppet Show
ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center

Thursday, April 26 (Thursdays through end of May) 11:30 a.m.

Explore stories and songs through a puppet show created and presented by the Spangler Library storytellers.


The Jungle Book
Matthews Community Center

Friday, April 27 – April 28

Matthews Playhouse’s School of Theatre performs this classic that follows the young boy Mowgli through the jungle. Fri., 7:30pm and Sat., 2pm.


Touch a Truck
CPCC Merancas Campus

Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hit the road with Discovery Place Kids and Central Piedmont Community College’s Transportation Systems Technologies program for a FREE day of trucks, vehicles, four-wheelers and all things transportation.


Coaster Campout
Carowinds Amusement Park

Friday, April 27 – April 28

Take part in this special camping trip and brave the third shift sleeping inside Carowinds with your favorite rides. Your donation benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and includes admission to the park, an evening meal, exclusive ride time on April 27, a hearty breakfast buffet, early ride time on the morning of April 28 and more.


Tree Walk: A Magical Spring Stroll
Hosted by TreesCharlotte
Meet: 16303 Farmchase Ct, Charlotte, NC 28277-1903, United States

Saturday, April 28, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Take a walking tour of the beautiful Farmington Neighborhood, an oasis of trees in Ballantyne, and learn about 20 of the most popular trees in Charlotte.



Spring Family Carnival in Southpark

Sunday, April 29

Activities include carnival games, prizes, arts/crafts, face painting, characters, DJ and more! All activities are FREE and open to the public. Pre-register to be entered to win door prizes.


From Stage To Screen 

Sunday, April 29, 5:00 p.m.

This spring’s From Stage To Screen performance on Sunday, April 29 at 5 p.m. at the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts has tickets at the $10, $15 and $20 levels. (patron parking is available for $5 cash only at the Levine Center for the Arts parking garage located at 550 S. Tryon Street with an entrance on W. Stonewall Street). The concert will be a great family fun outing for something new and different, and offers anyone of any age a musical treat for a very affordable price


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