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Father's Day Special at Carolina Raptor Center

Celebrate Dad with a visit to the Raptor Trail! In honor of Father's Day, all fathers will receive FREE admission on Sunday, June 16. Make lasting memories by walking our 3/4 mile trail, meeting our more than 30 avian ambassadors, and catching a special educational program at 11 am, 1 pm, or 2:30 pm. We extend a warm invitation to all individuals who identify as fathers, irrespective of gender identity, biological or non-biological connection to children, or any other characteristic. We celebrate and honor the diverse ways in which people father, and warmly welcome all to enjoy complimentary admission on Father's Day. Your guidance and love are deeply valued, and we invite you to join us in commemorating this special day together.
Dates: 
06/16/2024
10 am
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Location:

6000 Sample Rd
Huntersville, NC, 28078
United States

Phone:

704-875-6521

Trouble So Hard: Songs and Stories of Slavery, Freedom, and Civil Rights - Charlotte Museum of History

A musical and narrative journey along a timeline that begins with the arrival of the first Black West African enslaved people into present-day Georgia. Trouble So Hard will explore some of the many stories that comprise our American history and bring us to the here and now. The show will be performed by former Charlotte Folk Society leader Harry Taylor on the banjo, with vocals by singer/songwriter, Saundra Porter Thomas, and singer/songwriter, and poet Kel Williams.
Dates: 
06/27/2024
6 pm - 8 pm
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Location:

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC, 28215
United States

Phone:

704.568.1774

Juneteenth 2024 - Town of Waxhaw

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This day commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. Come celebrate our third annual hosting of Juneteenth festivities with performances, vendors, crafts, children's activities and educational opportunities!
Dates: 
06/14/2024
6 pm - 9 pm
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Location:

Downtown Park - Waxhaw, NC
301 Givens Street
Waxhaw, NC, 28173
United States

Phone:

704-843-2195