Family fun around town

Thursday, April 18

The Town of Matthews will host The Great Easter Egg Expedition April 5-21. Several thousand multi-colored Easter eggs will be hidden in Stumptown, Squirrel Lake, Windsor and Sardis parks, as well as along the Greenway. Participants may keep the eggs they find. Find one of the 12 golden eggs, bring it to the Matthews Community Center, and receive one of the Expedition’s grand prizes.

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Hagerstown at 7 p.m. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows:

Family Story Time will be held at 11:15 a.m.

Rookie Science will be held at 4 p.m. Children will discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Registration is required.



Friday, April 19

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte will present “Pete the Cat” April 12-May 5 at the McColl Family Theatre. The show is recommended for ages 4 and older. Visit www.ctcharlotte.org for show times and ticket information.

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Hagerstown at 7 p.m. Fans will enjoy Faith and Family Night presented by Christian Tours. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Saturday, April 20

Family Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Mint Hill Library.

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Hagerstown at 7 p.m. Stick around after the game for a post-game fireworks show. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Sunday, April 21

Happy Easter!

Monday, April 22

Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows:

Families with babies and toddlers can visit the library at 9:30 a.m. for Family Story Time: 0-2. The program will include stories, songs and movement.

Children will enjoy stories, songs and activities in both English and Spanish during the Stories in 2 Languages: Spanish program at 10:15 a.m.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 4:00, 4:30, 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Tuesday, April 23

The Charlotte Knights will take on Toledo at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows:

Baby Story Time for babies birth through 17 months will be held at 10:15 a.m.

Tiny Tots Story Time for toddlers ages 18 to 23 months will be held at 11:15 a.m.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Wednesday, April 24

The Charlotte Knights will take on Toledo at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. National Baseball Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson will meet fans and sign autographs when the gates open at 6 p.m. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows:

Two Time Story Time for toddlers age 24 to 36 months will be held at 10:15 a.m.

Preschool Story Time for children age 3 to 5 will be held at 11:15 a.m.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 4:00, 4:30 and 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.