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Unleash your creativity with Mint Hill Arts

By Leah Schmalz

Looking to get a little creative this summer? Mint Hill Arts can help with weeklong classes offered from the end of June through the beginning of August, covering unique topics like comic art and mixed media.

Whether it’s working with puppets, learning to draw comic book characters or constructing a mobile, each class is sure to engage, educate and excite. Ages 6-10 attend in the morning, while afternoon classes are geared toward ages 11 and up.

Marta Brown, education director, feels the small class size and competitive pricing set the program apart from other choices. Capping the classes at a maximum of 10 students allows the instructors to work one-on-one with each child. “Kids are going to come in there who are at all different levels,” Brown said. “It’s not fair to have a standard thing you throw out [where] everyone paints the same flower at the same time and everybody has to wait until they’re ready to move onto the stem from the petal.” […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, Library|0 Comments

Mint Hill Soccer gives back to those who served

Mint Hill Soccer will hold a fundraiser Saturday, May 16, 9 am to 2 pm at Mint Hill Sports Complex at 9700 Brief Road, Mint Hill, to benefit the national nonprofit, Homes for Our Troops.

Challenge soccer players will be wearing special camouflaged jerseys to promote this worthwhile organization. During the matches, there will be raffles, and players will be collecting donations from fans. All proceeds from concession sales will be dedicated to help with the effort. […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments

Mint Hill’s Sherwin Williams holds grand opening event

By Leah Schmalz

Last Saturday Sherwin Williams held a grand opening event for its new location at 7028 Brighton Park Drive. Jersey Mike’s provided free sandwiches and M & M Farm of Monroe offered free homemade strawberry ice cream. Members of the town council, staff and chamber of commerce participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony in […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments

Discover Mint Hill introduces residents to town’s history, civic identity

By |May 8th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments