Out & about: February 15-21

Jeff Siner

Looking for some family fun this week in the Queen City? Here’s a roundup of the week’s best activities for you and your kids!

Monday, 2/15

Monkey Joe’s birthday party and customer appreciation celebration. Free cotton candy and magnetic frames for the first 75 children and $7 admission all day at all area locations. Details

Tuesday, 2/16

Woods in Winter at Charlotte Nature Museum with Grandpa Tree. Enjoy fun games around a campfire in the Nature Dome’s woods at 3:00 pm. Details

Wednesday, 2/17

Black History Month movie screening of Selma Lord Selma (rated PG) at Sugar Creek Branch Library. 3:30 - 5:00 pm. Recommended for teens ages 12-18. Details

Thursday, Feb 18th

Art Poetry Music Concert featuring local artists, musicians and poets in collaboration with Opera Carolina. 7:30pm Sharon Presbyterian Church Chapel

Adults $18 | Ages 16 & under FREE Details

Friday, 2/19

The much-anticipated LEGO KidsFest finally hits Charlotte and is sure to please kids of all ages. At the Charlotte Convention Center. Advanced tickets required. Details

Saturday, 2/20

Meet Charlotte author & contributor Dorothy Price at Park Road Books at 11 am as she reads from her new book, Nana’s Favorite Things. Details

Sunday, 2/21

Campfire warm up at Latta plantation Nature Preserve

Drop by the campfire to warm up after checking out the nature preserve. Enjoy marshmallows, hot chocolate, and games. Bring your own chairs or blankets and drop by anytime.

Free 1:00pm to 4:30pm Details