Family fun around town

Thursday, April 20

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

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

NC Science Festival: Mad Science will be held at 4 p.m. Mad Science of the Carolinas will present Rocket Science. Registration is required.

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.

 



Saturday, April 22

Habitat and Wildlife Keepers (HAWK) will host Earth Day with Kids in Nature Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Four Mile Creek Greenway behind the Matthews Community Center. The event will feature recycling opportunities, rain barrels, Operation Medicine Drop, document shredding, eco-friendly exhibits and vendors, trees and planting demos, hikes, fishing, scavenger hunts, kid’s crafts, fairy houses, food and music. For more information, visit HAWKNCWF.org.

 

Reed Gold Mine in Midland will host a 40th anniversary event to celebrate the 1977 opening of the historic site. The event will feature living history demonstrations, hands-on mining activities and mining related vendors. Visitors can pan for gold, try a cradle rocker and take a guided underground tour. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Panning cost is $3.21.

 

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

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

Teen tutors will be available to help with elementary-level reading or math homework at 9:30 a.m. First-come, first-served for 30 minute sessions.

The Teen Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. 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.

 

Monday, April 24

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, April 25

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.

Teen tutors will be available to help with elementary-level reading or math homework at 5 p.m. First-come, first-served for 30 minute sessions.

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, April 26

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.

Teen tutors will be available to help with elementary-level reading or math homework at 4 p.m. First-come, first-served for 30 minute sessions.

 

Thursday, April 27

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.

Bring the kids in their pjs for Family Pajama Storytime at 6:30 p.m.

 

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