Family Friendly Events in Charlotte: Week of 1/20/2015 – 1/25/2015

Family Friendly Events in Charlotte: Week of 1/20/2015 – 1/25/2015

Charlottes best

Tuesday

Story Time in the Secret Garden
Come enjoy a Story Time in the gardens of Wing Haven in the Heart of Myers Park.Enjoy a special Story Time treat and share original paintings with Judy Stead illustrator of “Snowy, Blowy, Winter”.
Cost: $5.00
Ages: All Ages
Website: www.winghavengardens.com
Address: 248 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC
Schedule 10:00 AM – 11:00PM

Wednesday

Winter Science
Come out to Discovery Place Kids and participate in hands-on experiments to learn about ice, snow and winter things.
Schedule: All Day
Cost: $10.00 includes Museum Admission
Ages: All Ages
Website www.discoveryplace.org
Address 105 Gilead Rd, Huntersville, NC

Thursday

Pre School Explorer Series
Come out to Mc Dowell Nature Preserve and learn about nature through, Songs, Activities, Stories,and Animal Encounters. Parents or Nanny’s must stay with children the whole time.
Cost: $3.00
Ages: 2 – 6 years old
Schedule: 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM
Website: www.parksandrec.com
Address: 15222 York Road, Charlotte, NC

Friday

Lilly’s Magic Purple Plastic Purse
Come out to The Children’s Theater of Charlotte and see this adorable play live. Lilly and her friends Chester, Wilson and her beloved teacher, Mr. Slinger, ¬†find endless adventures fueled by her delightfully oversized imagination.
Schedule: Check Website for Show Times
Ages: 5 Years Plus
Cost: $12.00
Website ctcharlotte.org
Address: 300 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC

Saturday

Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players will play their must recent jams from their New Album “Recess”. This band features Light harted, Whimsical music for kids of all ages.
Ages: 3 years old – 10 years old
Cost: $6.00-$15.00
Address: The Batte Center/Wingate University, 403 N. Camden Road, Wingate, NC
Website: www.battecenter.org

Sunday

Building Botanists: A Plant Exploration for Kids
UNCC is head starting a Future Botanists Explorer program for children. They will learn about living plants, that are fossil relatives of the plants that the giant Dinosaur herbivores munched on. Feel and examine up-close cool plants like ferns, horsetails, and club mosses. Then create your own green fossil print of a fern to take home. Registration: Email pmgross@uncc.edu.
Cost: $5.00
Website: gardens.uncc.edu
Ages: 4 years old – 8 years old
Address: 9090 Craver Road, Charlotte, NC

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