May 14, 2013
- Letter From the Editor
- Getting Ready for Spring/Summer Outdoor Fun
- 2013 Birthday Party Guide
- Save the Date!
- Kids Bowl FREE All Summer
- Mom's Night Out: Get Pampered!
- $25 Target Giftcard Winner!
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Personalized Macaroni Calendars
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- Kid's Eat Free or Cheap!
- Part-time Princess by Deborah Underwood
- PTA Round Up!
It's been a long winter for some of us in northern climates, but it looks like it's finally spring and time to get ready for outdoor activities.
Here’s part of my spring to-do list to help you get ready for kid-friendly outings.
- Check “spring” jackets and rain coats to see if they fit.
- Check out last year’s rain boots and try them on.
- Locate ball caps and sun hats.
- Spend some time with your kids trying on summer shoes, t-shirts, and shorts to ...
Concord-Kannapolis-Harrisburg Small Business Expo & Vendor Fair
Date: June 15, 2013
SOME MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM
- You can sign the kids up at multiple centers but you will need to create another account. Only one unique email address can be used to open an account, so you will need to register with another email address.
- If ...
Where: US National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Parkway, Charlotte. If this address does not work in your GPS, the Whitewater Center says to use 1825 Belmeade Road, Charlotte, NC 28214 instead.When: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: Adults and children of all ages.How: Come ready for fun!Cost: Admission is free! Some activities require payment. Call for details.For more info: Go here for more information.
The NC Science Festival is the nation's 1st statewide science festival. The city of Kannapolis is celebrating science with many events scheduled throughout April during the festival. All events are free and open to the public. (Although some events require registration. Please see website to obtain information on each event's requirements.
Where: Event locations will vary. Please see calendar.When: Times Vary See Website for DetailsWho: Adults and children of all ages.How: Come ready to learn!Cost: Most events are free.For more info: Go here for more information.
Where: Village Park, 700 West C Street, KannapolisWhen: 7:00 PMWho: For Everyone by the City of KannapolisHow: Come out for a free concert in the park!Cost: FREE!For more info: Visit the website, call 704-920-4343, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, April 13 – Mad Science – Spin, Pop & Boom!
Saturday, May 18 – Sharon Clarke – Storyteller & Musician
Saturday, June 22 – Bright Star Children’s Theater – Performance of The Secret Garden
Saturday, August 17 – Dancing Stories – Traditional African dances & stories performed by April Turner
Saturday, September 21 – Poetry Alive
Where:Kannapolis Branch Library; 850 Mountain Street, KannapolisWhen: 7:00 PMWho:For families with young children!How:Presented by the Kannapolis Branch Library and the Kannapolis Parks & Recreation Department!Cost: FREEFor more info: Visit the website, call 704-920-4343
Movies and Dates Showing:
Friday, May 24 – Wreck It Ralph (PG)
Friday, June 7 – Captain America (PG-13)
Friday, June 21 – The Lorax (PG)
Friday, July 5 -Madagascar 3 (PG)
Friday, July 19 – Back to the Future (PG)
Friday, August 2 – Hotel Transylvania (PG)
Friday, August 16 – E.T. The Extraterrestrial (PG)
Where: Village Park, 700 West C Street, KannapolisWhen: Movies in the Park - KannapolisWho: EveryoneHow: Come on!Cost: FreeFor more info:Visit the website, call 704-920-4343,
May 10 - Wreck It Ralph
May 31 - Brave
August 23 - The Lorax
Where: Harrisburg ParkWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: 1st come, 1st served - to help avoid overcrowding, the park will be closed when Max capacity is reached.Cost: Free movie, free popcorn and soft drinks, $5 pizzas from Cici's.For more info: Visit this link!
Thursday, June 6 – White Chocolate
Thursday, June 13 – SoundBarrier
Thursday, June 20 – The Raisin’ Cain Band
Thursday, June 27 – Corey Hunt Band
Where:Veterans Park, Corner of Main & East First Streets, KannapolisWhen: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow:Come out for a free concert!Cost: Free, but lunch will be available for purchase or attendees can bring their own.For more info:Visit the website, call 704-920-4343,
Where: Afton Village, Concord. Beginning the first week of May and running through October, the Afton Village tradition of Party of the Plaza returns. The bring-your-own-lawn-chair extravaganza now occurs on the Village Plaza the first Friday of every month from 6:30-9:30 p.mWhen: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Join the fun!Cost: Attendance is free.For more info: Visit the website
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Remember while all the best local events are highlighted in the newsletter, you can find all the great kid activities going on in and around Concord and Kannapolis as well as the Greater Charlotte area on the calendar. Keep checking back each week. We are always adding new events to the calendar!
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