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Monday, Aug. 1

G — A LOLLIPOPS CONCERT presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra is at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — WATCH “HARRY POTTER and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. The event also includes crafts and games and is for ages 12 and older. Call 864-596-3504.

S — A HEAD TO TOE FUN FINALE is at 4:30 p.m. at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. The event is for children who have completed their summer reading log. Come prepared to get messy. Wear old clothes and shoes. Call 864-439-4759.

Tuesday, Aug. 2

G — A BEACH BLAST is at 1 p.m. at the Simpsonville Branch Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — THE UHM KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Each book club event will highlight one of the classic children’s books from Storyland through games, art, music and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — AN END-OF-SUMMER READING CELEBRATION is at 6 p.m. at the Landrum Branch Library. The event is for children who have completed their summer reading log. Pizza and drinks will be served. Call 864-457-2218.

S — FAMILY NIGHT OUT is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — TWEEN SCENE, for ages 10 – 12, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Aug. 3

S — AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS for students in grades 1 – 4 is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Aug. 4

G — HEAR “BLUE AND BERTIE” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — A “FANCY NANCY” PARTY is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Registration is required. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT: STORYLAND is 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Admission is free. The event includes admission to all museum exhibits, story time for children and a free book for each child to take home. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTEN is 6 – 8 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. The event is free for rising K5 students and their families. Children can learn lunchroom etiquette, visit a mock classroom, dance, meet Reedy from the Greenville Drive and more. For details and online registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — A LAKESIDE CONCERT is presented at 7:30 p.m. at Furman University. Admission is free. Visit http://www.furman.edu/musictickets.

G — WATCH “INSIDE OUT” at the Charter Spectrum Amphitheater at Heritage Park. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. The movie begins at dark. Admission is free. Visit https://www.facebook.com/simpsonville.

Friday, Aug. 5

G — A CREEK RANGER HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 10 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — AN I’M FIVE BIRTHDAY BASH is at 4 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Children celebrating their 5th birthday in August are invited to celebrate with stories, songs, treats and more. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — THE GOLDEN STRIP RELAY FOR LIFE is in Downtown Fountain Inn. For details and registration, visit http://relay.acsevents.org.

Saturday, Aug. 6

READ UP GREENVILLE, a middle grades and young adult book festival, is at the Peace Center. The event includes presentations, book signings, a panel about audio books and more. The event is free, except for some ticketed keynote events. For details and a complete schedule, visit http://readupgreenville.com.

G — RUN2OVERCOME, a 5K and 10 K walk/run benefitting the Julie Valentine Center, is at Cleveland Park. The event includes a free children’s fun run dash, a face painter and a balloon artist. To register, visit http://www.run2overcome.org.

G — EXPERIENCE SINK AND FLOAT ACTIVITIES at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

S — THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. Tweens have breakfast and discuss “Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year” by Bill Harley. Call 864-463-0430.

Sunday, Aug. 7

G — FAMILY FUN DAY: Explore “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” is 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — EXPERIENCE SINK AND FLOAT ACTIVITIES at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Monday, Aug. 8

G — WORLD LION DAY is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Greenville Zoo. For details, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

G — A HOME-SCHOOL FAIR is 10 a.m. – noon (drop in) at the Greer Branch Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — LEARN ABOUT BACK-TO-SCHOOL SAFETY at 7 p.m. at the Pelham Road Branch Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FAMILY NIGHT OUT is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — TWEEN SCENE, for ages 10 – 12, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

G — A BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIR is at 10 a.m. at the Fountain Inn Branch Library. For details, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS for students in grades 1 – 4 is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Aug. 11

G — HEAR “SOPHIE’S SQUASH GO TO SCHOOL” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

Friday, Aug. 12

THE LAKE LURE OLYMPIAD is at Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Park in North Carolina. The event includes races and children’s events, including a 40-yard dash, soccer kicks, an obstacle course, a baseball throw, a basketball toss and a standing broad jump. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE is at McAlister Square. For details, visit http://greenvilleliteracy.org.

G — A CREEK RANGER HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-led walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 10 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Saturday, Aug. 13

THE LAKE LURE OLYMPIAD — See Aug. 12.

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE — See Aug. 12.

G — SPUDS AND SPROUTS — See Aug. 6. Today’s program is presented by the Greenville Zoo.

G — THE SUPERHERO 5K, benefitting The Salvation Army’s Boys and Girls Clubs of Greenville County, is at the Kroc Center. Prizes will be awarded for best adult and kid costumes. For details and registration, visit http://www.krocgreenville.org.

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

G — ATTEND A CHILDREN’s SUPERHERO PARTY and book signing with Greenville native Kristy Dempsey, author of “The Superhero Instruction Manual,” noon – 2 p.m. at Fiction Addiction. Dress up as a superhero and get 10 percent off any merchandise purchased at the event. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

S — HEAR MOMASTERY.COM FOUNDER and bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. Admission is $40 each and includes a hardcover edition of “Love Warrior,” to be mailed after the publication release date. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Sponsored tickets, which include a meet and greet and reserved seating, are $80 each. Sponsored tickets allow FPC to donate a ticket to someone who otherwise would not be able to attend. For tickets, visit www.momastery.com/events.

Sunday, Aug. 14

THE LAKE LURE OLYMPIAD — See Aug. 12. The Race to the Rock is today at Chimney Rock. The event is a 5K run or 25-mile bike race.

CAROLINA YOUTH SYMPHONY presents a concert at 2 p.m. at Camp Greenville. Admission is free. For details, visit http://carolinayouthsymphony.org.

G — EXPERIENCE KAMISHIBAI STORYTELLING at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE REALLY GOOD, REALLY BIG, REALLY CHEAP BOOK SALE — See Aug. 12.

Monday, Aug. 15

G — THE UHM KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Each book club event will highlight one of the classic children’s books from Storyland through games, art, music and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FAMILY NIGHT OUT is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — TWEEN SCENE, for ages 10 – 12, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

S — AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS for students in grades 1 – 4 is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Aug. 18

G — HEAR “ELLIOT GETS LOST” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

Friday, Aug. 19

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 10 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Heritage Greenville. Visit http://www.bjumg.org/

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S — CREATE A FINGERPRINT SELF-PORTRAIT at 3:45 p.m. at the Cowpens Branch Library. The event is for tweens. Call 864-463-0430.

Saturday, Aug. 20

A MOUNTAINTOP EXCURSION is 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Chimney Rock Park in North Carolina. Bring a lunch and follow a naturalist off the beaten path to see some areas of the park not normally accessible to the public. For details, visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — SPUDS AND SPROUTS — See Aug. 6.

G — TOOL TIME: FAVORITE THINGS SHELF, for ages 7 and older, is at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — CREATE SCHOOL BUS ART at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

S — WATCH “ZOOTOPIA” at 8:15 p.m. at Barnet Park. The event is presented by Hub City Church. Visit http://www.hubcitychurch.com/#/movies-in-the-park.

Sunday, Aug. 21

G — CREATE SCHOOL BUS ART at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Monday, Aug. 22

S — UNPLUGGED GIANT GAME EXPO is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Play giant versions of classic games. The event is for ages 12 and older. Call 864-596-3504.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

S — FAMILY NIGHT OUT is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — TWEEN SCENE, for ages 10 – 12, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

S — AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS for students in grades 1 – 4 is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Aug. 25

G — HEAR “ABERDEEN” at 10:30 a.m. at Fiction Addiction. The event is for preschoolers. Call 864-609-9394 or visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

Friday, Aug. 26

G — A TURTLE TRAIL NATURALIST HIKE begins at 10 a.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. The event is a one-mile, ranger-accompanied walk. The cost is $7 each, payable at the gate instead of park admission. Registration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864-244-5565 or email ctaylor@scprt.com.

G — MAKE YOUR OWN MARBLES at 10 a.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Saturday, Aug. 27

SUMMERFEST is in York, South Carolina. The event includes crafts, children’s activities and more. For details, visit http://yorksummerfest.com.

G — SPUDS AND SPROUTS — See Aug. 6. Today’s program is presented by the Greenville Zoo.

G — GREENVILLE HUMANE SOCIETY’S 2016 MUTT STRUT is at 8:30 a.m. on the campus of Greenville Technical College and on the Swamp Rabbit Trail. This dog-friendly race has a two-mile run/walk course. It features an expanded vendor village called the Mutt Market, complimentary refreshments, live entertainment and special attractions. To register, visit http://www.ghsmuttstrut.com.

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR,” a 2nd Stage production, is at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre. For ticket information, visit http://scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — LEARN ABOUT HEALTHY SNACKS at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE GREENVILLE BALLET presents Andrew Kuharsky’s “Coppélia” at 6 p.m. at McAlister Auditorium at Furman University. For tickets, visit http://ticketmaster.com.

S — WALK FOR CHILDREN WITH APRAXIA OF SPEECH is at Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve in Spartanburg. For details and registration, visit http://casana.apraxia-kids.org/UpstateSCWalk.

Sunday, Aug. 28

G — LEARN ABOUT HEALTHY SNACKS at 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

Monday, Aug. 29

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR” — See Aug. 27.

G — THE UHM KIDS’ BOOK CLUB is 3:30 – 5 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Each book club event will highlight one of the classic children’s books from Storyland through games, art, music and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

S — FAMILY NIGHT OUT is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — TWEEN SCENE, for ages 10 – 12, is at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

Wednesday, Aug. 31

S — AFTER-SCHOOL EXPLORERS for students in grades 1 – 4 is at 4 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

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