Gear Up to Go Out — free kids’ safety event, including free helmets

Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenburg is presenting a free event for families, Gear Up to Go Out, on Saturday, May 15th, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road, Charlotte.

Atrium Health, Mecklenburg Sheriff, and High School Safety Ambassadors will lead kids in safety activities:

  • Balance safety course with bike or scooter
  • Fit a helmet onto Buckle Bear
  • Kids get their own helmet for free
  • Learn how to take care of bikes from Ultimate Bike
  • Learn about walking safety and take home a reflector or “Clifford Walks Safe” book
  • FREE popsicles!
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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Weekends at Camp North End

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Bike rodeo in Kannapolis

9:00 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Kannapolis City Hall

Visit to Sweetwater Farms (advance registration is required)

9:00 am to 1:00 pm | $5.00 | Sweetwater Farms

Free bike helmet and learn to ride event

9:00 am to 1:00 pm | FREE | Mallard Creek Recreation Center

Visit Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society & Museum

Armenian Spring Food Festival

11:00 am to 9:00 pm | FREE | Saint Sarkis Armenian Church of Charlotte

Gear Up to Go Out -- free kids' safety event, including free helmets

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | FREE | McAlpine Creek Park

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Armenian Spring Food Festival

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Saint Sarkis Armenian Church of Charlotte

Monday, May 17, 2021

Homeschool Ticket Monday at SEA LIFE

All Day | $7.50 | SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Birkdale Buds -- activities for preschool children

10:30 am to 12:00 pm | FREE | Birkdale Village

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Visit to Sweetwater Farms (advance registration is required)

9:00 am to 11:00 am | $5.00 | Sweetwater Farms

Movies on the lawn at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

5:30 pm | $14.95 | Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Friday, May 21, 2021

Weekends at Camp North End

All Day | FREE | Camp North End

Visit to Sweetwater Farms (advance registration is required)

9:00 am to 1:00 pm | $5.00 | Sweetwater Farms

Intro to Archery

3:30 pm | $10.00 | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Weekends at Camp North End

All Day | FREE | Camp North End

Visit to Sweetwater Farms (advance registration is required)

9:00 am to 1:00 pm | $5.00 | Sweetwater Farms

Free bike helmet and learn to ride event

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Hickory Grove Recreation Center

Visit Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum

10:00 am to 3:00 pm | FREE | Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society & Museum

International Biodiversity Day -- Build a Dam

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Intro to Archery

3:30 pm | $10.00 | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Cornelius Jazz Festival

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Virtual

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Slice of Summer with Macaroni Kid

12:00 pm to 4:30 pm | FREE | Rea Farms

World Turtle Day

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | FREE | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Intro to Archery

3:30 pm | $10.00 | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Monday, May 24, 2021

Homeschool Ticket Monday at SEA LIFE

All Day | $7.50 | SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

Intro to Archery

3:30 pm | $10.00 | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

Intro to Archery

3:30 pm | $10.00 | Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve and Center

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