Briefly, Dec. 20

12/23/2012 12:00 AM

12/20/2012 12:32 PM

University City

Teen movie and video games: The University City Regional Library will host a free viewing of “Snow White and the Huntsman” from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 29. For ages 12-18.

Snacks provided. From 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 27, teens are invited to play video games at the library that help develop literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Contact: 704-416-7200. 301 E. W.T. Harris Boulevard.

Passages holiday discount: A $5 holiday discount is being offered to see the interactive Bible exhibit “Passages,” which features fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls and more about biblical history.

Passages contains more than 400 biblical relics from The Green Collection, owned by Steve Green, president of craft retail chain Hobby Lobby.

Visit to redeem the coupon, valid through Dec. 30. Regular admission is $15.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors, $11.95 for military and college students, and $11.95 children ages six-18. Free for children under five.


Speedway Christmas: Through Dec. 30, the Charlotte Motor Speedway has 800 displays of more than 3 million lights along the 1.5-mile speedway. Open 6-10 p.m. The Speedway Christmas Village is also open and features a live Nativity scene, a petting zoo, games and photos with Santa.

The ice-skating rink is also open. “Christmas Vacation” will be shown at 7 p.m. Dec. 28 and 29. Speedway Christmas tickets cost $15 per car Monday through Wednesday, and $20 per car Thursday through Sunday, when the Christmas Village is open.

Reedy Creek Park

Holiday Trails: Enjoy a relaxing walk through the trails of the Reedy Creek Nature Preserve 2-3 p.m. Dec. 23.

Call 704-432-6460 to register. Free. All ages.

Lindsay Ruebens

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