Parents Succeeding

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May 2022 Events

Click the links below to learn more about events happening in March!

  • Parents Succeeding Virtual Meeting
    Wednesday, May 18 at 5:30 pm via Zoom, English)
    Wednesday, May 25 at 5:30 pm via Zoom, Spanish)
    Please see email invitation for complete details or email questions regarding this meeting to glow.miller@me.com
  • Save the Date
    We will be sending out information soon regarding our in-person field trip on June 4, 2022
  • Free Comic Book Day
    May 7, 2022
    On Free Comic Book Day, participating stores and select libraries give away free comic books to guests.  Some locations have additional activities, like signings from artists, and more.To find more participating stores, you can search here:  https://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator
  • Schiele Museum of Natural History
    Free afternoons! 12:00 – 4:oopm
    The Schiele Museum is free to visit the second Tuesday of each month and the fourth Friday of each month. In addition, once a quarter the free Tuesday and Friday includes a free planetarium show.
  • Wednesday Night Live: Free admission to museums
    May 11, 18, and 25
    The Levine Center for the Arts is continuing Wednesday Night Live in 2022.
    The three museums that are part of Levine Center for the Arts — Mint Museum Uptown, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture — are free to visit every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  On most weeks, there will free entertainment or programming at one of the museums.
  • Party in the Park at Mint Museum Randolph
    May 29
    The last Sunday of the month, during the warmer months, enjoy free admission to the museum, plus food trucks and live music on the front terrace. Party in the Park is scheduled from March to November in 2022, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Bechtler Museum’s Movement Mornings
    Learn “The Charleston”
    May 14
    GottaSwing Charlotte is leading Movement Morning programs at The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.  At the events you’ll explore the history and cultural significance of the movements, listen to music mastered here in Charlotte, and learn the dances.
    The exercises will be accessible to all ages and ability levels. Bring a bottle of water.
    These are FREE events, but you do need to register in advance using the link above.
    Movement Mornings will take place in the Bechtler’s outdoor plaza if the weather is agreeable. Otherwise they’ll take place in the museum lobby.
  • Free Outdoor Movie Series at Promenade on Providence
    Friday, May 20: Secret Life of Pets 2
    Promenade at Providence, 10822 Providence Road
    It’s free to attend and you do NOT need a ticket for the movies.
    When you arrive, please stop at the registration tent, located by the fountain. Registration will be open at 7 p.m.
    The movies will start at sundown.  Please bring a chair or blanket. The movies will be shown on the Green.  Also, Happy Tails Rescue will be there with some furry friends!
  • U.S. National Whitewater Center Memorial Day Celebration
    May 28th and 29th
    It includes a trail race, yoga, and live music. The festival concludes with fireworks on Sunday night (fireworks begin at (9:30 pm).
    It’s free to attend the celebration, but there’s a charge for participating in races or tournaments and there’s a $6 parking charge. Yoga is free.

June 2022 Events

Click the links below to learn more about events happening in June!

Summer
  • Parents Succeeding Community Field Trip
    Saturday, June 4, 2022
    9am – 3:30pm
    Please see invite for full details. Please send field trip questions to glow.miller@me.com
  • FREE Wednesday evenings at the Mint Museum
    Uptown and Randolph Road locations
    June 8, 15, 22, and 29, 5pm – 9pm
    Click the link for details and to plan your visit
  • Free Mini Art Kit: Ornate Clay Owl
    June 15-18
    Wednesday, 11am-9pm; Thursday – Saturday, 11am-6pm
    Construct and decorate an ornate clay owl inspired by a Chinese plate on view at Mint Randolph. Drop by the Mint Museum Randolph terrace on Wednesday, June 15 through Saturday, June 18 during museum hours to pick up a fun all-ages free mini art kit  to create at home. While supplies last.
    During poor weather and after dark, the art cart will be in the museum atrium. Contact leslie.strauss@mintmuseum.org with questions.
  • North County Regional Library Paws to Read
    Wednesdays from 4-5pm
    Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Participants may choose their own books or use books at our library. Recommended for ages 5-11.
  • South Boulevard Conexiones que cuentan/Connections That Count
    Tuesdays (los martes), 11:30am-12:00pm
    South Boulevard Library
    4429 South Boulevard
    Este programa será presentado en español por el personal de la biblioteca de South Boulevard. Bríndele a su niño la oportunidad de escuchar historias, canciones y actividades en español que apoyan el desarrollo de habilidades de alfabetización temprana y exponen a su hijo al idioma y la cultura. Este programa está destinado tanto a familias hispanohablantes como a aquellas que desean exponer a sus hijos a un segundo idioma.
  • Spraygrounds
    Keep a lookout for a local sprayground with Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Rec for those warm days ahead.
    Facilities with Spraygrounds:

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