Family fun around town

Thursday, February 15

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 5 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.

Children between the ages of 5 and 11 can come by the library at 6 p.m. to receive free homework help from a library volunteer.

Saturday, February 17



The Charlotte Checkers will take on Syracuse at 6 p.m. at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte. 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.

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.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 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, February 18

The Charlotte Checkers will take on Syracuse at 3 p.m. at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte. Today is Military Appreciation Day and Teacher Appreciation Day. The Checkers will offer military discounts and discounts for school teachers and staff. Kids ages 6-14, can register to participate in an all-day Jr. CheckMates clinic and will learn an intermission routine to perform with the CheckMates. Stick around after the game for a post-game skate with the players. The cost to skate is $8 for those who bring their own skates and $10 for those who rent skates. Proceeds benefit the Checkers Charitable Foundation. Visit gocheckers.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Monday, February 19

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 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, February 20

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 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.

The Teen Comic Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. The topic for February is Batman. Registration is required.

Wednesday, February 21

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 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.