Family fun around town

Thursday, February 14

Valentine’s Day

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

Saturday, February 16

In honor of Black History Month, Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site will offer “Black Gold: North Carolina Slavery and Reed Gold Mine” tours every Saturday in February at 1 p.m. The cost of the tour is $2 per person ages 8 and older. Children ages 7 and younger are free. Visit historicsites.nc.gov for 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.

Monday, February 18

Presidents’ Day

Families with babies and toddlers can visit the Mint Hill Library at 9:30 a.m. for Family Story Time: 0-2. The program will include stories, songs and movement.

Celebrate Presidents’ Day at President James K. Polk Historic Site in Pineville with a story time and craft program at 10 a.m. The program is recommended for pre-K to first grade. Admission is $5 per child.

Tuesday, February 19

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, February 20

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.

Bring the whole family for a Puppet Show program at 6:30 p.m.