Family fun around town

Inside the Mint Hill Library. (The Mint Hill Times)

Thursday, February 21

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

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

The Teen Geek Club will meet at 4 p.m.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 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.

One-on-one math tutoring sessions with a teen volunteer will be available at 4 p.m. Registration is required.



Friday, February 22

Matthews Playhouse will present The Jungle Book:  The Musical February 22 through March 3. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.  Showtimes are February 22 at 7:30 p.m., February 23 at 2 p.m., February 24 at 2 p.m., March 2 at 2 p.m. and March 3 at 2 p.m.  The show is recommended for ages five and up.  Visit www.matthewsplayhouse.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

Saturday, February 23

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.

Do you have what it takes to eat a bug? Explore the world of creepy critters you can eat at 11 a.m. at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte.

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

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

The Chess Club will meet at 3 p.m.

Monday, February 25

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.

Children will enjoy stories, songs and activities in both English and Spanish during the Stories in 2 Languages:  Spanish program at 10:15 a.m.

Reading Buddies for children ages 5 through 11 will be available at 4:00, 4:30, 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.  Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

One-on-one math tutoring sessions with a teen volunteer will be available at 4 p.m. Registration is required.

Tuesday, February 26

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 11 will be available at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.  Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.

Wednesday, February 27

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 11 will be available at 4:00, 4:30 and 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.  Children will read one-on-one with a teen volunteer for 30 minutes. Registration is required.