Family fun around town

Thursday, June 13

Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m.

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

Towers of Tomorrow with Lego Bricks opened at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte on June 1. Over three quarters of a million Lego bricks were used to create the 20 Lego skyscrapers in this exhibit. The Lego towers were constructed by Ryan McNaught, one of only 14 certified LEGO professionals worldwide. After you view the exhibit, challenge your own creativity by building with over 200,000 Lego bricks. The exhibit will be on display at Discovery Place Science through September 2.

Friday, June 14

An Active Reading Workshop Part 2 will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 2 p.m. Parents and children can learn fun ideas and activities to support early literacy at home. Registration is required for this four part workshop series.



The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 7 p.m. Fans will enjoy the Rápidos de Kannapolis youth t-shirt giveaway. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Saturday, June 15

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro 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.

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

Family Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m.

The library will kick off the Summer Break reading program at 10 a.m.

Children can strengthen reading skills by reading aloud to a therapy dog during the Paws to Read program at 10:30 a.m.

The Chess Club will meet at 3 p.m.

Sunday, June 16

Happy Father’s Day!

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 3 p.m. Kids can run the bases after the game. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Monday, June 17

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.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a library volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required. Registration is limited to one 30 minute session per week.

Tuesday, June 18

The Charlotte Knights will take on Syracuse 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:

One-on-one math tutoring sessions with a teen volunteer will be available at 10 a.m. Registration is required.

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.

Learn and explore Action and Reaction with Discovery Place at 3 p.m. Registration is required.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a library volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required. Registration is limited to one 30 minute session per week.

Wednesday, June 19

The Charlotte Knights will take on Syracuse at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Mookie Wilson, a member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame and a 1986 World Series Hero, 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 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a library volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required. Registration is limited to one 30 minute session per week.

Bring the whole family to enjoy at puppet show at 6:30 p.m.