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Activities for no school Wednesday; ways to honor Veterans

Veteran’s Day will be celebrated Wednesday, November 11. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are out for the day.
Veteran’s Day will be celebrated Wednesday, November 11. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are out for the day. Getty Images/iStockphoto

NO SCHOOL for CMS Wednesday, November 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day. But thanks to Queen City Buzz, we’ve got the scoop on hot spots to take your kids on the day off.

FREE Museum Admission for Veterans today at Discovery Place, Discovery Place Kids and Charlotte Nature Museum.

Wee Wednesdays continue today at the Main Street Children's Museum at 10:30am.

Discovery Place Kids hosts Healthy Art today (and Friday) at 11am and 2pm.

Head to Pocket Park in Uptown for FREE Music on Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm.

Don't miss the Charlotte Nature Museum's Wild Wednesday: Nests are Best today at 12:30pm.

Celebrate Veterans Day today at Discovery Place Kids at 1pm.

Both locations of the MINT Museum (Uptown & Randolph) offer FREE Admission today and every Wednesday, 5-9pm.

Want to help your children understand the reason they are out of school? Check out these resources for teaching kids about the meaning and importance of Veteran’s Day:

http://www.fantasticfunandlearning.com/teaching-kids-about-veterans-day-resources-and-ideas.html

http://militaryfamily.about.com/od/holidays/a/Teaching-Kids-About-Veterans-Day.htm

http://www.icanteachmychild.com/10-ways-children-can-honor-veterans/

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