Pajama Rama On The Plaza Plaza
Midwood Library Monday
Wear your pjs on the second Monday of each month for a family story time that is perfect for bedtime.

Birding Walks,
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Stroll through the gardens and trails to watch for seasonal birds, observe nesting patterns and establish basis for bird counts.

Valentine Drop-In
Mooresville Public Library
Drop in for Valentine card making and other fun activities.

Woodcocks in the Prairie
McDowell Nature Preserve
Normally well camouflaged, the American Woodcock is rarely spotted except for this time of year. In early February, males put on an amazing mating display. Come for a rare glimpse at this elusive creature. Registration required.

Young Explorers: Love Bugs
Latta Nature Center
Discover nature through stories, crafts and activities related to the topic.

Rookie Science
Mint Hill Library
Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

Family Storytime: Valentine’s Day
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
Enjoy Valentine’s Day stories, songs and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading.

Valentine’s Day at Discovery Place Kids
Discovery Place Kids
Celebrate Valentine’s Day this with the story, “The Love Monster” by Rachel Bright at the Town Hall Main Stage. Then make special Valentine crafts.

NBA All-Star Rising Stars
Spectrum Center
Mountain Dew Ice Rising Stars will provide fans with an opportunity to watch the league’s top first and second-year players compete. Full weekend schedule here.

Great Backyard Bird Count
Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary
Count and observe birds in the gardens to help scientists in their study of birds. Volunteers will be providing guided walks and sharing educational information. Hot chocolate will be served. Register in advance.

Girl Scout Sessions: Winter Hiking Explorations
Anne Springs Close Greenway
The Greenway offers a variety of hands-on interactive learning programs specifically designed to meet Girl Scout badge requirements. Today, learn about how to prepare for a hike then head out on the trails. Register online. 

Mini-Masters Adult and Child Art Hour
Mint Museum Randolph
Little artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art! Projects vary each month. Registration required.

Saturday, February 16, 1:00 p.m.

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds – ASL Sign-Interpreted Performance
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
Inspired by the music of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, this jammin’ show takes audiences to the beautiful island of Jamaica with friends, Ziggy and Nansi.

Keeper Talks at Carolina Raptor Center
Carolina Raptor Center
Meet a resident bird and an expert keeper in these half-hour sessions along the Raptor Trail.

Outhouse Races
Sapphire Valley Resort
Crazy? Maybe. Dangerous? Perhaps. Fun? Without a doubt! You won’t find Outhouse Races on snow anywhere else in North Carolina! Dozens of outhouses race to compete for the throne. Spectators come from throughout the southeast to line the course and cheer on those brave enough to see if the outhouse crashes and burns or sails across the finish line. 

American Girl Painting Party
American Girl Southpark Mall
Children and their girls can color their world with a painting class at Painting with a Twist. Each of you can create your own masterpiece to take home. Paint and other materials will be provided. Then, head to American Girl for a tasty dinner in our Bistro, where each girl will get a goody bag. Afterward, enjoy some semi-private shopping time. Transportation not included. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

Frog Fables and Turtle Tale
McDowell Nature Preserve
Step inside the world of turtles, frogs and snakes through a literary adventure and animal meet-and-greet.