Family fun around town

Thursday, August 3

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

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

Reading Buddies for children ages five through 12 will be available at 4 and 4:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Friday, August 4

Head to the BB&T Ballpark to enjoy a night of baseball with the Charlotte Knights. The Knights will take on Gwinnett at 7:05 p.m. The evening will feature a Friday Night Fireworks show following the game.



A Food Truck Friday Rally will be held at Barking Duck Brewery in Mint Hill (4400 Morris Park Drive). Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a variety of food options while visiting with neighbors and friends. For more information, visit www.EatFromATruck.com.

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

Reading Buddies for children ages five through 12 will be available at 2 and 2:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

The library will show the movie “Finding Dory” at 3 p.m.

Children can learn chess basics during the Learn, Play, Connect program at 3 p.m.

Saturday, August 5

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

Family Story Time will be held at 9:30 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 Teen Geek Club will meet at 2 p.m. to discuss the Legend of Zelda. Registration is required.

Reading Buddies for children ages five through 12 will be available at 3 and 3:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Sunday, August 6

Head to the BB&T Ballpark to enjoy a night of baseball with the Charlotte Knights. The Knights will take on Gwinnett at 5:05 p.m. Kids 12 and under will have a chance to run the bases after the game.

Monday, August 7

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 five through 12 will be available at 6 and 6:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 8

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 five through 12 will be available at 6 and 6:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Wednesday, August 9

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 three to five will be held at 11:15 a.m.

A Summer Break Finale will be held at 2 p.m. to celebrate and wrap up the summer reading program.

Reading Buddies for children ages five through 12 will be available at 4 and 4:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 10

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

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

Reading Buddies for children ages five through 12 will be available at 4 and 4:30 p.m. Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

To submit local family events, email natalie@weeklypostnc.com.