Family fun around town

Thursday, April 19

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

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

An Earth Day Celebration will be held at 4 p.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.



Friday, April 20

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte will present Madagascar: A Musical Adventure April 13 to May 6 at the McColl Family Theater in Charlotte. This 75 minute performance is recommended for ages four and older. Visit www.ctcharlotte.org for show times and ticket pricing.

Matthews Playhouse School of Theatre will present Lion King Jr. on Friday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets prices are $10 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Visit www.matthewsplayhouse.com for tickets or more information.

The Intimidators will take on Greenville at 7:05 p.m. Kids will have the opportunity to run the bases after the game. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Saturday, April 21

The Intimidators will take on Greenville at 7:05 p.m. Stick around after the game for a post-game fireworks show. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Matthews Playhouse School of Theatre will present Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare on Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets prices are $10 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Visit www.matthewsplayhouse.com for tickets or more 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, April 22

The Intimidators will take on Greenville at 3:35 p.m. Kids will enjoy Nick Jr. Day featuring Paw Patrol. Chase and Skye will be available to meet and greet with fans. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Monday, April 23

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.

An Active Reading Workshop will be held at 11 a.m. Parents and children ages 2-5 can learn fun ideas and activities to support early literacy at home. Registration is required for this four part workshop series.

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, April 24

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.

Wednesday, April 25

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.