Iceland, out of space, under the sea there’s lots of places to be this week!

Owlets Nature Play Dates
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve

Monday, January 28, 10:00 a.m.

Owlets explore nature with hands-on experiences that will enthrall the senses and engage the imagination.

 

 

Monday Movies at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library
Beatties Ford Road Regional Library

Monday, January 28, 11:30 a.m.

Light refreshments will be provided, but feel free to pack a lunch to enjoy with the film. While visiting the library, check out a book relating to the movie.

 

 

Homeschool Mondays: Story Explorers – Iceland
Matthews Library

Monday, January 28, 2:00 p.m.

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills through books and hands-on activities. Each month we will focus on a different country, culture or time period. January’s topic will be Iceland.

 

 

Art & Orchids 2019
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Monday, January 28 – March 3

Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration. Experience the surprising diversity of living things whose lives are intimately interconnected with plants.

 

National Geographic Live Daytime Show
Discovery Place Science

Tuesday, January 29, 10:00 a.m.

Gain a deeper understanding of Earth from former International Space Station Commander Terry Virts, who took hours of video and hundreds of thousands of still images from the station’s 360-degree viewing module. Virts spent 200 consecutive in space – one of the longest continuous space missions of any NASA astronaut.

 

Toddler Tuesday at Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium

Tuesday, January 29

Get one free child ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket on Tuesdays. Each additional child (ages 3-12) receives a discount as well, costing only $5 each.

 

 

National Puzzle Day at Discovery Place Kids
Discovery Place Kids

Tuesday, January 29, 1:45 p.m.

From jigsaws to crosswords, play around with some of the most fun brain teasers.

 

 

ASC Presents: The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Scaleybark Library

Wednesday, January 30, 4:00 p.m.

Families will work with local artists to contribute to a permanent art installation that will be displayed at the Scaleybark Library.

 

 

96.9 The Kat presents LOCASH’s Concert for the Kids
The Filmore

Wednesday, January 30, 8:00 p.m.

 

 

Teen Tutoring For School Age Children
Davidson Library

Thursday, January 31, 4:00 p.m.

Get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a Teen Tutor. Call to register for a 30-minute session.

 

 

Frosty Scenes
Mooresville Public Library

Friday, February 1, 10:30 a.m.

Create a winter scene using process art techniques while listening to a cozy winter story.

 

 

Naturally Yours
Latta Nature Center

Friday, February 1, 10:30 a.m.

Create a unique valentine using materials found in nature.

 

 

Kids’ Night Out: Super Bowl Party
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studio

Friday, February 1, 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy a fun night of dinner and snack treats; menu selections include football pizza pockets, strawberry footballs, and homemade salsa and chips.

 

 

Our Carolina Sky
The Schiele Museum of Natural History

Friday, February 1, 7:00 p.m.

Discover how the Carolina sky has changed, and to stay up-to-date with the newest space missions and discoveries. No late admission permitted.

 

 

Bright Star Touring Theatre: Black History Hall of Fame
Gaston County Public Library

Saturday, February 2, 11:00 a.m.

Maya Angelou, Aretha Franklin, Mae Jemison, the Buffalo Soldiers are just a few of the famous people that come to life in this fast-paced celebration of Black History.

 

 

Puppy Bowl in the Waverly Terrace
Waverly

Saturday, February 2, 1:00 p.m.

Featuring football fun, tunes and sweet pups that are in need of their forever homes. Monetary and dog food donations accepted. Leashed pets are always welcome at Waverly.

 

 

Guided Horseback Trail Ride
Anne Springs Close Greenway

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 a.m. + 2:00 p.m.

Guided trail rides are open to riders of all experience levels.

 

 

Pet Adoption Event
SouthPark Mall

Saturday, February 2, 10:00 a.m.

The City of Charlotte’s Animal Care and Control will bring a selection of dogs, puppies, cats and kittens to the center court inside the mall for adoption.

 

 

There’s No Place Like Gnome
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve

Sunday, February 3, 2:00 p.m.

Construct a fairy or gnome home in the forest.

 

 

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