Family fun around town

Thursday, April 4

Join the Kannapolis Intimidators for opening night as they take on Rome at 7 p.m. The first 1,000 fans will receive a magnet schedule. Stick around after the game for a post-game fireworks show. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Durham at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Fans will receive a 2019 magnet schedule. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Queen Charlotte Spring Fair will be held at the Route 29 Pavilion in Concord March 28-April 14. Hours are: Monday-Thursday 4-10 p.m., Friday 4-11 p.m., Saturday 12-11 p.m., and Sunday 12-10 p.m. Ticket prices are: adults $10, children ages 5-12 $5, children 4 and under free. Cash only is accepted at the gate. For more information, visit www.queencharlottefair.com.

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

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



Story Garden: Homeschool edition will be held at 1 p.m. Children will enjoy stories and hands-on gardening activities. Registration is required.

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

Friday, April 5

The Town of Matthews will host The Great Easter Egg Expedition April 5-21. Several thousand multi-colored Easter eggs will be hidden in Stumptown, Squirrel Lake, Windsor and Sardis parks, as well as along the Greenway. Participants may keep the eggs they find. Find one of the 12 golden eggs, bring it to the Matthews Community Center, and receive one of the Expedition’s grand prizes.

Matthews Playhouse School of Theatre will present “101 Dalmatians Kids” April 5-6. Showtimes are April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Visit www.matthewsplayhouse.com for tickets or more information.

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Rome at 7 p.m. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Durham at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Fans will receive a 2019 magnet schedule. Stick around after the game for a post-game fireworks show. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Toronto Raptors at 7 p.m. at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Visit www.nba.com/hornets for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Saturday, April 6

Matthews Playhouse School of Theatre will present “Anne Frank and Me” April 6-7. Showtimes are April 6 at 7:30 p.m. and April 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Visit www.matthewsplayhouse.com for tickets or more information.

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

The Charlotte Knights will take on Durham at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Fans will receive a 2019 magnet schedule. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Checkers will take on the Springfield Thunderbirds 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:

One-on-one math tutoring sessions with a teen volunteer will be available at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Registration is required.

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.

A STEAM 101 program for pre-teens and teens will be held at 2 p.m. Children ages 8-15 will participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects or math puzzles. Registration is required.

The Chess Club will meet at 3 p.m.

Sunday, April 7

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Rome at 3 p.m. Kids can run the bases after the game. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Durham at 2:05 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. The first 2,000 fans will receive a Homer the Dragon Birthday Bobblehead. Kids can run the bases after the game. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Checkers will take on the Springfield Thunderbirds at 1 p.m. at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte. Bring your dog to the game by purchasing tickets in a special pet-friendly section. Visit gocheckers.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

Monday, April 8

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Delmarva at 7 p.m. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Norfolk at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Bring your dog to the game for Bark in the Ballpark. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

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 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.

Tuesday, April 9

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Delmarva at 7 p.m. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Norfolk at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

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, April 10

The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Delmarva at 10:35 a.m. Visit intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Knights will take on Norfolk at 7:04 p.m. at the BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. Visit www.bbtballparkcharlotte.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Orlando Magic at 8 p.m. at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Visit www.nba.com/hornets for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.

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.