April 18, 2012
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Woodland Discovery offers exciting adventures in Nature. Most of the activities take place in the
The nation's first statewide science festival!
What: The North Carolina Science Festival is a multi-day celebration showcasing science and technology. The Festival highlights the educational, cultural and financial impact of science in our state. Through hands-on activities, science talks, lab tours, nature experiences, exhibits and performances, the Festival engages a wide range of public audiences while inspiring the next generation.
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Have Fun While Supporting Cookies for Kids' Cancer
- Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists
Mealworm kits and a guided nature walk
- The Community Arts Project
Arts & crafts using a variety of recylable materials
- Republic Waste
Giveaways and a recycling truck to explore
- Woodland Discovery
- University Turf Management
Free tree sapling to the first 200 participants
Where: Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Avenue.When: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just comeCost: Free
and tap into your own inner deep knowing inside a safe and sacred
learning circle. Womanhood is a journey. Learning together through
exercises and open dialogue generates fresh insights, a new perspective
and profound healing.
Where: Community Yoga in CorneliusWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWho: MomsHow: Contact Lora, [email protected], or 508-954-1614Cost: Love donations in which 100% of the proceeds will go to Cornelius Animal Shelter for the first week, after that, class is $125 for 6 weeks.For more info: http://www.lyonsleadershipcoaching.com/
The Kids Triathlon Series was created to encourage youth to have fun staying active. By focusing on swim, bike & run, our hope is that participants will build lifelong healthy habits of setting goals for physical achievement.
Distances are appropriate for all children to achieve successful completion of the race.
Where: HFFA, 11725 Verhoeff Dr, HuntersvilleWhen: 5:00 PMWho: This event is open to children ages 4 - 14, all levels of ability.How: RegisterCost: $25-$30
Where: Discovery Place Kids, HuntersvilleWhen: 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 - 1:45 p.mWho: KidsHow: Just come!Cost: Regular admission is $8, members freeFor more info: www.discoveryplacekids.org
Where: Learning Express, 9525 Birkdale Crossing Drive, HuntersvilleWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY!)Who: KiddosHow: Just comeCost: FreeFor more info: More info on Facebook
Where: Discovery Place KidsWhen: All DayWho: Kids through 2nd gradeHow: Just come!Cost: $8 per person, members free (event is no charge, regular admission fee applies)For more info: www.discoveryplacekids.org
Where: Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, HuntersvilleWhen: Fri 5:30-8:30, Sat 8-8, Sun 8-4:30Who: EveryoneHow: Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate.Cost: Varies: $7-25. Kids 4 and under are free
Where: Next to Town Hall, between to Main and Jackson Streets, DavidsonWhen: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Just come!Cost: Free to browse, bring cash for awesome local, fresh food purchases!
Observe demonstrations on backyard gardening, designing areas using natural materials all while enjoying fort and fairy building as well as dramatic play.
Where: Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Road, CharlotteWhen: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just comeCost: Admission: $6 ages two and older, younger-than-two and Members are free.For more info: http://www.charlottenaturemuseum.org/
We're reading The Lorax and planting seeds! Join us for a fun Earth Day Storytime.
Where: Barnes and Noble Birkdale, Birkdale Village 8725 Townley Road, Huntersville, NC 28078, 704-895-8855When: 11:00 AMWho: ChildrenHow: Just come!Cost: Free, breakfast available to purchase
Where: Patterson Farm, 10390 Caldwell Road, Mount UllaWhen: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just comeCost: Free
Where: Charles Mack Citizens Center, 215 N. Main Street, Downtown MooresvilleWhen: 6:30 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Tickets may be purchased at the Mooresville Recreation Department office (418 Carpenter Ave), by calling (704) 663-7026, on-line at www.mooresvillerecreation.org, or at the door.Cost: Admission is $10, Students $5, children under 10 free
- play a round of golf
- enjoy a meal provided by Tenders
- attend a Young Life club (2:30PM and 5:30PM)
- play in the inflatables
- enjoy snow cones and cotton candy
- challenge yourself in the Ultimate Putt contest
- face painting
- play a game of cornhole
- and 3 on 3 basketball
Where: LKN Miniature Golf, 18639 Statesville Rd, CorneliusWhen: TBAWho: EveryoneHow: Register Now!Cost: $20 per person, or $70 per foursome if signed up by April 15. Proceeds benefit LKN Young Life!For more info: http://www.ylminigolf.com/
Where: Sanctuary of DavidsonWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: Dads and their kiddos (ages 5 and up)How: Register: [email protected]Cost: $40.00 Each Parent/Child
$20.00 Each additional ChildFor more info: Sanctuary of Davidson website or 704.892.0044
Join us to discover a new book, The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems (remember the silly Pigeon?). We'll decorate our own cookies as well.
Where: Barnes and Noble Birkdale 8725 Townley Road Huntersville, NC 28078, 704-895-8855When: 11:00 AMWho: All agesHow: Just come!Cost: Free
Where: Davidson Library, 119 South Main St., DavidsonWhen: 4:00 PMWho: Ages 5-11How: Just come!Cost: Free!
Where: Chick-Fil-A's all over townWhen: 4:30 PM (Check times when you make reservations)Who: Mothers and daughtersHow: RegisterCost: Cost of food onlyFor more info: http://www.chick-fil-agirlsnight.com/charlotte/
Where: Village Coffee House is conveniently located across the street from Discovery Place Kids Huntersville (next door to Lupie's).When: 10:30 AMWho: Anyone who enjoys storytime!How: Just come!Cost: Free
Where: North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane,
HuntersvilleWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Ages 3-5How: Just comeCost: Free
Where: Davidson Public LibraryWhen: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Preschoolers, Toddlers, and their caregiversHow: Just come!Cost: FreeFor more info: For more info, visit the Davidson Public Library's events page.
Where: Elements 4 Life, 16024 Davidson-Concord Rd, Davidson (across from Bradford Store)When: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: Ages 4-10How: Pre-registration is required. Forms are available at Elements 4 Life, [email protected] or call 704-439-7764Cost: $10
Teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking have never been so much fun. Join your peers to develop your skills and engage with the library on a whole new level.
Where: Cornelius Library
21105 Catawba Avenue
Cornelius, NC 28031
(704) 416-3800When: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: Teens (12-18)How: Just come!Cost: FreeFor more info: Click here for more info
Where: Lowe's Home Improvement, 16830 Statesville Rd, HuntersvilleWhen: 10:00 AMWho: All kidsHow: Sign up HERE, or just go!Cost: Free
Boys and girls ages 8-12 will be mustered into the Northern and Southern armies for a day! This one day version of our popular summer Civil War Soldier Camp will take children back in time for a Civil War experience they will never forget! After learning about soldier life, they will drill, battle, and end the day with a graduation ceremony. Children will receive a Civil War kepi (hat) to keep and other equipment will be loaned to them for the day.
Where: Latta PlantationWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Ages 8-12How: pre-registration is requiredCost: $40 per camper
The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age group at the Local Competition, will be awarded and invited to advance to the Sectional Competition. Participants will have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Where: Bailey Road ParkWhen: 3:30 PM (Registration begins at 3:30, competition at 4)Who: Boys and girls ages 7-14: Boys and girls will have the opportunity to compete and be awarded separately in four age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14. Age is determined as of July 17, 2012.How: All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of competition.Cost: Free
Where: 16131 Old Statesville Road, HuntersvilleWhen: Park opens at 6, movie starts at dusk (maybe 9ish)Who: EveryoneHow: Just comeCost: FREE
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