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Wednesday, March 1

GARDEN SPROUTS, for preschoolers and a caregiver, is at 10 a.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Learn about plants and animals using music, stories, crafts and nature walks. The cost is $4 per family. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS: WISE OLD OWL is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Hear owl stories and dissect owl pellets. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, March 2

G — SEE “ERTH'S DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE” at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. Observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures. This performance is best for students in grades K – 5. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Explore museum exhibits, hear a story and more. A limited number of book giveaways are available for children. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” is presented at 8 p.m. at Greenville Little Theatre. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvillelittletheatre.org.

S — FREE! LEGOS AND MORE for ages 4 – 12 is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! PLAY “NAME THAT BOOK” at 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 10 – 12. Call 864-457-2218.

Friday, March 3

G — FREE! CELEBRATE PI DAY at 10:30 a.m. at the Travelers Rest Branch Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — SEE “ERTH'S DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE” — See March 2.

G — STARRY NIGHTS returns to Roper Mountain Science Center for a special members-only preview. Show times are 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. Each show will begin with Carolina Skies, a live talk about the constellations currently in the night sky, followed by the featured show. The 7 p.m. feature will be “Magic Tree House Space Mission.” The 8:30 p.m. feature will be “Solar Superstorms.” The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. You must be a member of RMSC to attend this special event. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2.

Saturday, March 4

TAKE AN EARLY SPRING WALK with a naturalist at 11 a.m. at Chimney Rock Park. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

LEARN ABOUT TREES IN WINTER at 1 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. In this family-friendly open house, explore the adaptations trees and other plants make to survive the winter months. Take a guided walk to learn more about identifying trees in winter. The cost is $5 per family. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

G — LEARN ABOUT MOVING ALONG at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS DAY 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “JUNGLE BOOK” BALLET is presented by Carolina Ballet Theatre at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Peace Center. This storybook ballet is based on the collection of short stories, written by Rudyard Kipling while drawing influence from many of the famed Jungle Book movies. The performance includes singer and performer Delvin Choice. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2.

Sunday, March 5

G — FAMILY FUN DAY: EXPLORE THE WORLD OF DR. SEUSS is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. For details, visit http://upcountryhistory.org.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2. Today’s performance is at 3 p.m.

Monday, March 6

G — SEE SOUL STEPS at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. The performance embraces the styles of traditional African-American step teams and incorporates Harlem Renaissance-era spoken word poetry. Today’s performance is best for students in grades 3 – 7. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! DR. SEUSS CHARACTER DAY and birthday celebration is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, March 7

G — SEE SOUL STEPS at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. The performance embraces the styles of traditional African-American step teams and incorporates Harlem Renaissance-era spoken word poetry. Today’s performance is best for students in grades 7 – 12. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — SEETHE GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS vs. Wichita game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS: FLY A KITE is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Make and decorate a kite. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! STEAM AT THE LIBRARY is at 4 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Make wind-powered cars. Call 864-457-2218.

S — FREE! TWEEN SAND PAINTING WORKSHOP is at 4 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Join the Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery for a unique art workshop. Tweens will create a piece of artwork using only sand and paper. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, March 8

GARDEN SPROUTS — See March 1.

G — LEARN ABOUT MOVING ALONG at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — SEE ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S “WE ARE IN A PLAY” at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. This performance is best for students in grades Pre-K – 2. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — SEETHE GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS vs. Wichita game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

S — FREE! HERSTORY for ages 12 – 18 is at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Celebrate one year of HERstory and discuss what feminism is all about. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, March 9

G — SEE ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S “WE ARE IN A PLAY” — See March 8.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2.

S — FREE! CUPCAKES AND CONVERSATIONS is at 4:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Discuss whatever you are reading, including graphic novels. Call 864-457-2218.

S — FREE! A TIBETAN ART WORKSHOP is at 6:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Join the Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery as they teach a workshop on an ancient Tibetan art. Call 864-574-6815.

Friday, March 10

ST. PATRICK’S TREASURE HUNT is at 3:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Learn the basics of orienteering and test new skills by going on a treasure hunt. The cost is $7 each. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

G — FREE! A LOLLIPOPS CONCERT is at 10 a.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library and at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Spend some time with members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in a concert designed for the youngest music lovers. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — SEE ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S “WE ARE IN A PLAY” — See March 8.

G — HEROES NIGHT is at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Florida game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G – STARRY NIGHTS returns to Roper Mountain Science Center. Show times are 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the T. C. Hooper Planetarium. Each show will begin with Carolina Skies, a live talk about the constellations currently in the night sky, followed by the featured show. The 7 p.m. feature will be “Magic Tree House Space Mission.” The 8:30 p.m. feature will be “Solar Superstorms.” The Daniel Observatory will also be open, weather permitting, for viewing through the 23-inch telescope. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2.

Saturday, March 11

LATTA’S CELTIC FESTIVAL is 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville, North Carolina. For details, visit http://www.lattaplantation.org.

TAKE AN EARLY SPRING WALK with a naturalist at 11 a.m. at Chimney Rock Park. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — DAD-URDAY is 8 – 11 a.m. at Swamp Rabbit Café. Sausage biscuits are on the breakfast menu and kids can play in the Swamp Garden. Visit http://swamprabbitcafe.com.

G — THE SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN’S THEATRE’S 22ND ANNUAL CHARACTER BREAKFAST is at 8:30 and 11 a.m. at the Poinsett Club. Combine beloved characters with a complete breakfast and make memories in the process. Advance tickets are required. Tips for enjoying the breakfast, as well as tickets and full details are available at https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/character-breakfast.

G — SPACE DAY: JOURNEY TO OTHER WORLDS is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Roper Mountain Science Center. The event features hands-on activities, crafts and demonstrations for all ages. See a moon rock display along with other NASA exhibits and artifacts, flight simulators, rocket launches, remote control planes and more. Solar eclipse activities will help you get ready for the big event happening in August. Visit https://www.ropermountain.org.

G — THE BINGO DASH, benefitting Let There Be Mom, is 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in downtown Greenville. This is a family-friendly, scavenger hunt fundraiser. Teams of four will be given a bingo card and two hours to search store windows for bingo balls. For details and registration, visit https://lettherebemom.org/events/bingo-dash.

G — LEARN ABOUT MARCHING ON: ANIMAL MIGRATION at the Greenville Zoo. This Saturday Safari program is at 10 a.m. for ages 4 – 5 and at 2 p.m. for ages 6 – 8 at the Greenville Zoo. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — EXPLORE OUT OF THIS WORLD SCIENCE at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — A GIRL SCOUT OVERNIGHT is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G – GOLDEN ERA OF JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT is at 7 p.m. at Disciples United Methodist Church. A suggested donation of $10 each benefits Spartanburg Methodist College. For details and tickets, call 864-297-0382

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2.

Sunday, March 12

LATTA’S CELTIC FESTIVAL is 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville, North Carolina. For details, visit http://www.lattaplantation.org.

A FULL MOON HIKE is at 7:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. The cost is $7 per family, up to five family members. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

G — “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” — See March 2. Today’s performance is at 3 p.m.

Monday, March 13

S — FREE! PLAY FANDOM BINGO at 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-457-2218.

S — FREE! A LEGO BLOCK PARTY is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, March 14

G — “THE BEAR THAT ATE YOUR SANDWICH” is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre. This Tell Me a Story Theatre event is for preschoolers and will last no longer than 30 minutes. It may include audience participation segments or simple audience interaction. For details, visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/tell-me-a-story-theatre.

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “Leprechaun in Late Winter.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! GET A SNEAK PEEK of Spartanburg Youth Theatre’s 2017 – 2018 season at 6 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center. The event includes a performance by the SYT Director and community performers. Visit http://www.spartanburgyouththeatre.com.

S — FREE! IT’S A DIFFERENT ACTIVITY EACH WEEK at Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Explore something new – it could be music, dancing, crafts or more. Ages 12 and younger with a caregiver. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, March 15

GARDEN SPROUTS — See March 1.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS: LUCK AND THE IRISH is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Learn about superstitions. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, March 16

G — SWAMP KIDS PLAY is 9 a.m. – noon at Swamp Rabbit Café. There’s a drink special for parents and unstructured nature playtime for preschoolers and younger. Play in the Swamp Garden. Visit http://swamprabbitcafe.com.

G — “ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, No Good, Very Bad Day, the Musical” is presented at 10:30 a.m. at Greenville Little Theatre. Tickets are $15 each with group discounts available. For tickets, visit https://www.greenvillelittletheatre.org.

S — FREE! A ST. PATRICK’S DAY COLOR PARTY is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

Friday, March 17

G — FREE! MY FIRST DRIVE-IN MOVIE is at 10 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Transform a cardboard box into a pretend car and watch a short movie. Bring a box from home. All other materials provided. Registration is requied. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, No Good, Very Bad Day, the Musical” — See March 16.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See March 3.

Saturday, March 18

KIDS FEST is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Hagood Mill Historic Site. Explore the Instrument Petting Zoo, participate in the Mountain Music and Milling Games at 12:15 p.m. and more. The event includes folk art, safety demonstrations and music. Admission is free, but a $5 per vehicle parking fee applies. For details, visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/calendar.

TAKE AN EARLY SPRING WALK with a naturalist at 11 a.m. at Chimney Rock Park. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — THE SIXTH ANNUAL ST. PADDY’S DAY DASH AND BASH begins at 8 a.m. at Fluor Field and on Main Street. Join the 5K, kids’ fun run, costume contest and more. Proceeds benefit five local children’s charities. For details, schedule of events and registration, visit http://stpaddysdashandbash.com.

G — “ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, No Good, Very Bad Day, the Musical” — See March 16. Today’s performances are at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

G — A FANTASTIC FIBERS MAKE-AND-TAKE is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — WALTER CRONKITE: CHAUTAUQUA TALK is at 2 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org or call 864-244-1499.

Tuesday, March 21

G — HOME-SCHOOL DAY is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — WALTER CRONKITE: CHAUTAUQUA TALK is at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org or call 864-244-1499.

Wednesday, March 22

GARDEN SPROUTS — See March 1.

S — FREE! AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS: 1970s DAY is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Celebrate the decade. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Grades 1 – 4. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, March 23

S — FREE! WATCH “ALADDIN” at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Pajamas and blankets are welcome. Call 864-574-6815.

Friday, March 24

G — FAITH AND FAMILY NIGHT is at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Indy game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See March 3.

Saturday, March 25

THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS STATE SWIM MEET is 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Anderson Area YMCA. For more information, visit http://andersonareaymca.org.

TAKE AN EARLY SPRING WALK with a naturalist at 11 a.m. at Chimney Rock Park. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

HUNT CABIN OPEN HOUSE: Cherokee Life and Language is 1 – 4 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Nancy Basket, noted Cherokee storyteller and multimedia artist, will tell stories by the fire. Learn about the Cherokee clan system and family structure, discover the Cherokee names for native animals and more. The cost is a suggested $5 per family. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

G — EXPLORE IMAGINATION PLAY at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “LLAMA, LLAMA,” a Second Stage performance, is at 11:30 a.m. at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre. Tickets are $8.50 each. For tickets, visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/llama-llama.

G — BIKE NIGHT is at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Indy game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

Monday, March 27

S — FREE! CHOOSE THE MOVIE at 3:30 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. Vote for “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” “Monsters, Inc.” or “Air Bud.” Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-457-2218.

Tuesday, March 28

G — FREE! ONCE UPON AN ORCHESTRA, featuring members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, is at 10 a.m. at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre. Today’s featured story is “Leonardo the Terrible Monster.” For details, visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/once-upon-an-orchestra.

G — IT’S MAGIC TREEHOUSE TIME at 3:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum’s book club for kids. This week’s book is “Season of the Sandstorms.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FREE! GET A SNEAK PEEK of Spartanburg Youth Theatre’s “James and the Giant Peach, Jr.” at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The cast will perform scenes from the show and play some fun theatre games with the audience. Visit http://www.spartanburgyouththeatre.com.

Wednesday, March 29

HOME-SCHOOL DAY: SEASONS AND WEATHER is at 1 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. The program is designed for grades K – 3. The cost is $5 each. To register, visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg.

GARDEN SPROUTS — See March 1.

Thursday, March 30

S — FREE! GET A SNEAK PEEK of Spartanburg Youth Theatre’s “James and the Giant Peach, Jr.” at 4 p.m. at the Boiling Springs Branch Library. The cast will perform scenes from the show and play some fun theatre games with the audience. Visit http://www.spartanburgyouththeatre.com.

G — SEETHE GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS vs. Atlanta game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

S — FREE! LEGOS AND MORE for ages 4 – 12 is at 3:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! LEARN TO GROW YOUR OWN GARDEN at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

Friday, March 31

G — SEETHE GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS vs. Atlanta game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G — STARRY NIGHTS — See March 3.

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