Toward an Integrated Interpretation of the Enslaved at Rosedale Plantation
Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church, 101 West Sugar Creek Road
Tuesday, 11 a.m.: Beth Harris, former curator of education at Historic Rosedale, will present her reflections and research regarding the slaves of Rosedale. Free. More information at www.meckdec.org.
Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville
Tuesday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.: On Tuesdays and Thursdays this month, use your eyes, nose and fingers to make a mess. Admission $10, http://huntersville.discoveryplacekids.org.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Mountain Island Branch, 4420 Hoyt Galvin Way
Wednesday, 3:30-5:30 p.m.: Enjoy face painting, storytelling, games and presentations about healthy snacks and healthy quick dinners. Free, all ages, costumes welcome.
Senior Skip Day
Kings Mountain National Military Park, Blacksburg, S.C.
Thursday: All seniors, ages 62 and over, can visit any national park for free Thursday thanks to the health insurance company Humana. Kings Mountain is the closest, but also on the list are Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro and the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in Flat Rock.
528 N. Brevard St.
Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.: An art sale to benefit three Charlotte animal welfare charities. Free admission; see www.artunleashedcharlotte.org for more information.