Friday, February 2
Preschool Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Oakboro Library.
The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice will be presented at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte January 31-February 4. Show times are January 31-February 2 at 7 p.m., February 3 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and February 4 at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets start at $15. Visit www.disneyonice.com for more information or to purchase tickets.
Discovery Place Kids in Huntersville will present a Groundhog Day story time program at 11:15 a.m. The program is included with museum admission.
The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Indiana Pacers at 7 p.m. at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Visit www.nba.com/hornets for a schedule, promotions and ticket information.
Sea Life Aquarium in Concord is offering Healthcare Professional Appreciation Month January 8-February 8. The aquarium is offering free admission to healthcare professionals and 50 percent off admission for up to four guests. Hospital employees and healthcare professionals covering industries such as dental, orthodontics, speech pathology, social work, and more are eligible. A valid medical ID is required to receive the discount. Visit www.visitsealife.com/charlotte-concord for more information.
Saturday, February 3
Discovery Place Nature in Charlotte will present a Groundhog Puppets program at 12:30 p.m. Children will enjoy stories, learn facts about groundhogs and will make a groundhog puppet to take home. The program is included with museum admission. Visit www.discoveryplace.org for more information.
Monday, February 5
Preschool Story Time will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Locust Library. Call or visit the library to register.
Wednesday, February 7
Children’s Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. at the Albemarle Main Library.
Thursday, February 8
Bouncing Babies Story Time will be held at 11 a.m. at the Albemarle Main Library. The 20 minute program features stories, songs and rhymes for babies birth through 24 months.
Children can strengthen reading skills by reading aloud to a therapy dog during the Read to the Dogs program at the Locust Library. The program is held on the second Thursday of each month. Registration is required. Time slots are available from 4-5:30 p.m.