Creek Week: Dip Netting for Water Quality
McDowell Nature Preserve
Fish and dip-net the local stream to catch little critters that help determine water quality. Register online.
Discover how movement can bring stories to life in new ways.
2019 Collegiate Baseball Series
Clemson University play the Charlotte 49ers at BB&T Stadium.
National Geographic Live! On the Trail of Big Cats
McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
Blumenthal Performing Arts and Discovery Place Science have joined forces to create a new and unique experience for Charlotte area ‘explorers’ interested in exploring the natural world with National Geographic Live.
Young Explorers: Hoppin’ Frogs
Latta Nature Center
Discover nature through stories, crafts and activities related to the topic.
Discovery Place Nature
Explore the organisms in the museum’s pond.
Rescue Ranch Homeschool Club
This drop-off program presents an engineering challenge based on a popular nursery rhyme. After their engineering challenge, participants meet the animals and participate in humane education activities.
Puppet Show at ImaginOn
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
See a puppet show with songs and activities that support early literacy and foster a love of books.
Queen Charlotte Fair
Route 29 Pavilion (Concord)
The Fair features family-friendly entertainment, carnival rides, food and shows.
Easter Bunny at Concord Mills
Visit the Easter Bunny, and take a photo – check website for times (and days you can bring your pet).
Bunnyville + MallStars Eggstravaganza
Stop by Bunnyville on the lower level in Grand Court and have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. And, don’t miss the Easter Eggstravaganza on March 30.
Birdhouse Building Contest
Don’t miss out on the annual Birdhouse Building Contest to benefit educational programming at Wing Haven. Houses built by registered participants will be on display during the Annual Spring Plant Sale.
Blue Star Blitz
Anne Springs Close Greenway
At the Blue Star Blitz Outdoor Recreation Festival, run a 5K or 10K trail race, bike an adult or junior short track race, participate in the hiking challenge, or register for the kids’ scavenger hunt. The festival also has live music, food trucks and beer for relaxing.
Top Deck Car Show
Discovery Place Kids Parking Garage
See cars of all makes, models and years while enjoying the DJ, family friendly activities, raffles and door prizes.
Peter Rabbit Experience and Movie Showing
AMC Concord Mills 24
Concord Mills presents “Peter Rabbit” at AMC. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and movie begins at 10 a.m.
Children’s Day on the Farm
Children will love hands-on activities that demonstrate work and play in the 18th and 19th centuries. See and pet farm animals, learn about historic farm chores, watch a plowing and milking demonstrations, take a pony ride (additional fee), and learn to candle-dip and churn butter.
Center City Literary Festival
UNC Charlotte’s Center City Campus
Enjoy visits by children’s authors and creative activities for kids. In the evening, welcome award-winning authors for a reception, readings, discussion, book signings and socializing.
Water We Doing?
The Schiele Museum of Natural History
Celebrate World Water Day, and learn about water chemistry.
Pups & Perennials
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Bring your leashed pups to the Garden to sniff the spring blooms! Walk the trails on your own or on a guided hike, talk with local pet adoption groups, shop from dog-themed vendors and enjoy family-friendly activities, the garden flowers and more.
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