Family fun around town

Thursday, January 23

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

Friday, January 24

The Charlotte Checkers will take on Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at 7 p.m. at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte. The first 1,500 fans will receive a Checkers beanie. Visit gocheckers.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Saturday, January 25

The Charlotte Checkers will take on Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at 6 p.m. at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte. NASCAR Night will feature appearances by NASCAR Cup Series drivers Ryan Newman, Cole Custer, Aric Almirola, Matt DiBenedetto and Tyler Reddick, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Anthony Alfredo, and NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series drivers Josh and Kyle Reaume. Visit gocheckers.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.

STEAM 101 for preteens and teens (ages 8-15) will be held at 11 a.m. Attendees will participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or math puzzles. Registration is required.

Monday, January 27

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.

An Evening Chess Club for all ages will be held at 5:30 p.m. Participants can learn chess basics and test skills in one-on-one or group chess games. Registration is required.

Tuesday, January 28

The Charlotte Hornets will take on the New York Knicks at 7 p.m. at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Visit www.nba.com/hornets 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.

Wednesday, January 29

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.

An Active Reading Workshop will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 6:30 p.m. Parents and children can learn fun ideas and activities to support early literacy at home. Registration is required for this workshop series.