This week is buzzing! | MomsCharlotte.com

Our family events blogger Emily writes The Queen City Buzz. She is the mom of 3: a 4 year old boy, and 2 year old boy/girl twins. She is not one that is good at staying around the house, so she loves to find events and activities that are fun for her, her children, and her family.

This week is buzzing!

03/24/13 21:32

Monday, March 25

  • Summer Camp season is sneaking up. Send us your favorites as we compile our Queen City Buzz Summer Camp 2013 list. Email: queencitybuzz@gmail.com
  • Discovery Place's IMAX Theatre has a new feature: Flight of the Butterflies with show times today at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm. More info...
  • Head to the University City library tonight at 6:30pm for Computer Basics for Kids. Please register. More info...

Tuesday, March 26
  • Ages 3 to 5 are invited to Winghaven Gardens to learn about A Bunny's Garden this morning at 10am. Please register. More info...
  • If you homeschool, head to the Reedy Creek Nature Center for Animals a la Mode: Tales of the Cold Blooded today at 1:30pm. More info...
  • Head to the Tom Sykes Rec Center at 2:45pm for LEGO Engineering. More info...
  • Sadly, The Queen City has a gang problem. Learn more at Gang Awareness today at Piney Grove Elementary at 5:30pm. More info...
  • CMS's Parent University and First Ward Elementary host Ready, Set, Read tonight at 6pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. Norfolk Admirals More info...

Wednesday, March 27
  • Today is a Wee Wednesday at the Main Street Children's Museum at 10:30am. More info...
  • Head to the Mint Museum's Randolph location for a Clay Play Day today 10:30-11:45am, or 1:30-2:45pm. Please register. More info...
  • Check out Discovery Place Kids' Wonderful Wednesday: Folktales and Drums today at 11:15am and 2:15pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Bobcats vs. Orlando Magic More info...


Thursday, March 28
  • Check out Sizzlin' Sports Afternoons today at the Tom Sykes Rec Center at 2:45pm. More info...
  • Don't miss Ray's Splash Planet Underwater Easter Egg Hunt today 5:30-8pm (times vary by age group). More info...
  • Head to Winterfield Elementary at 5:30 to learn about Preparing for End-of-Grade Tests. More info..., or to Huntingtowne Farms Elementary for Ready, Set, Read at 6pm. More info...
  • Tonight is Family Game Night at The Brain Trainer. 6-8pm. Please register. More info...


Friday, March 29
  • Head to the McDowell Nature Center this morning at 9:30am for Signs of Spring. More info...
  • Don't miss The Easter Bunny Express today and tomorrow at the NC Transportation Museum. More info...
  • Learn Fire Safety Songs today at Discovery Place Kids at 11am. More info...
  • The Naomi Drennan Rec Center hosts an Easter Bunny Lunch today at 1pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. San Antonio Rampage More info...

Saturday, March 30
  • Lace up your shoes (and don't forget your dog) for the Sticks & Bones Trail Race. More info...
  • Head to the US National Whitewater Center to see some great kayaking during their Whitewater Slalom Spring Race today and tomorrow. More info...
  • Lazy 5 Ranch hosts their 4th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza today 8am-6pm. More info...
  • Check out Adventure Landing's Easter Egg Hunts today at 9am and 11am. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House. More info...
  • Don't miss Uptown Church's Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Latta Park in Dilworth. More info...
  • Historic Rural Hill hosts their Community Egg Hunt today 10am-2pm. It's FREE, but please register. More info...
  • Discovery Place Kids hosts their Egg Drop today with building beginning at 11am and the "drop" at 2pm. More info...
  • The NC Transportation Museum hosts their annual Easter Egg Hunt today at noon. More info...
  • Head to the Gaston County Museum today at 1:30pm for an Easter Egg Hunt in the square across from the museum. More info...
  • The McDowell Nature Center hosts a Family Fitness Hike this afternoon at 3pm. More info...
  • Charlotte Checkers vs. San Antonio Rampage More info...

Sunday, March 31 - Happy Easter!!
  • Don't miss the Eggstravaganza this afternoon at the Reedy Creek Nature Center at 2:30pm. More info...

Save the Date:
April 12-May 5: Pinkalicious: The Musical More info...
April 26-27: BeachFest Matthews More info...
April 27: Bark in the Park More info...
May 4-5: Baby Shower & Toddler Expo More info...
May 18: Family Festival at Historic Rosedale More info...

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