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KEY: G=Greenville County; S=Spartanburg County; P=Pickens County

SKATING ON THE SQUARE continues through Jan. 15 at Morgan Square in Spartanburg. For details, costs and special events, visit www.facebook.com/SpartanburgsSkatingOnTheSquare.

ICE ON MAIN continues through Jan. 16 at the Village Green in front of the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Greenville. For details, costs and special events, visit iceonmain.com.

SNOWVILLE is open through March 5 at EdVenture. The exhibit includes an ice cave, snow, sledding and more. Visit www.edventure.org.

CHRISTMAS AT BILTMORE ESTATE in Asheville continues through Jan. 8. Candlelight Christmas Evenings continue through Jan. 7. For details, visit biltmore.com.

Sunday, Jan. 1

TAKE A FIRST DAY HIKE at Chimney Rock Park in Chimney Rock, North Carolina. For details, call 828-625-9611 or visit http://www.chimneyrockpark.com.

G — THE PARIS PLUNGE is at 1:17 p.m. at Paris Mountain State Park. Take a chilly dip in Lake Placid. To register, visit https://go-greenevents.com/ParisPlunge2017.

Tuesday, Jan. 3

S — FREE! A TWEEN LEGO CHALLENGE is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. There will be Lego themed games, challenges and more. 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, Jan. 4

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: WINTER is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and then create a special item using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

Thursday, Jan. 5

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.

Friday, Jan. 6

G — FREE! SCIENCE STATION STARS is at 10:30 a.m. at the Travelers Rest Branch Library. Explore science through books, games, videos and hands-on activities. Ages 6 – 12 with a caregiver. Register at http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” is presented at 7 p.m. at the LOGOS Theatre in Taylors. Tickets are $35 – $45 each for adults and $25 – $35 each for children. Visit http://theacademyofarts.org or call 864-268-9342.

Saturday, Jan. 7

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR,” a Wee Play Theatre performance, is at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at South Carolina Children’s Theatre. Watch a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase a fish and skate on an ice pond. Children get to join the action with a bag of props. Tickets are $8 each. Please note this is a shoeless performance, everyone will be asked to remove their shoes upon arrival. For ticket information, visit http://scchildrenstheatre.org.

G — HAVE A HEALTHY SNACK and learn about healthy eating at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 2 p.m.

G — IT’S COUNTRY NIGHT at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits game at 5 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Stay for a post-game concert by Parmalee. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

Sunday, Jan. 8

G — IT’S FAMILY FUN DAY 1 – 4 p.m. at the Upcountry History Museum. Explore Hands-On Harley Davidson, hear a story and more. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — STAY FOR A POST-GAME SKATE after the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Tulsa game at 3 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

S — TEXT IT!, a family art program, is 1 – 4 p.m. at Spartanburg Art Museum. For costs and registration, visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

Monday, Jan. 9

G — SEE “ROCK THE PRESIDENTS” at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. This high-energy multi-media extravaganza takes a non-partisan look at what it means to be president. From George Washington to Barack Obama, the 44 men who rose to the highest office in the land are brought to life through rock, pop and folk music. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! MAKE A CRAFT WITH TAPE AND MARKERS at 3:30 p.m. at the Pelham Road Branch Library. Ages 5 – 11 with a caregiver. Register at http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — FREE! CELEBRATE LAW ENFORCEMENT at 4 p.m. at the Augusta Road Branch Library. Meet human and K9 officers. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! SHOW OFF YOUR BUILDING SKILLS AT A LEGO BLOCK PARTY at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. All ages are welcome. There will also be a special area for ages 5 and younger. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! FAN OUT: SHERLOCK is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Sherlock fans, enjoy games of deduction, crafts and a celebration of all things Sherlock Holmes. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR” — See Jan. 7. Today’s performance is at 9:30 a.m.

G — “ROCK THE PRESIDENTS” — See Jan. 9.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 11:30 a.m.

S — FREE! TWEEN BOOK CLUB is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Discuss “The Last Olympian,” have a snack and play games. 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, Jan. 11

G — DAVID GONZALEZ: “AESOP BOPS!” is at 10 a.m. and noon at the Peace Center. Fast-paced and tons of fun, this show brings famous fables to life with live music, compelling drama and multi-media craziness from award-winning artist David Gonzalez. The show includes a wide range of classic stories and keeps young audiences on the edges of their seats with funky, physical story-telling and hilarious audience participation. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: COMMUNITY HELPERS is 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and then create a special item using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

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

S — FREE! MUSIC SANDWICHED IN, featuring Spartanburg Philharmonic and Spartanburg Little Theatre, is at 12:15 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

S — FREE! iMAKE MUSIC at 4:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Learn how to mix, compose and create original music using GarageBand. Call 864-596-3504.

Thursday, Jan. 12

A COLD MOON FULL MOON HIKE is 5:45 – 7:15 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Join naturalist James Wilkins to experience the sights, sounds and sensations of a full moon night. Wear shoes and clothing appropriate for walking in the woods. Flashlights are not needed. The cost is $7 per family, up to five family members, with discounts for members and volunteers. To register visit www.clemson.edu/scbg.

G — DAVID GONZALEZ: “AESOP BOPS!” — See Jan. 11.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 11:30 a.m.

Friday, Jan. 13

A GEOCACHE JOURNEY is 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Learn about geocaching, an interactive way of using technological applications to search for and learn about hidden things in the environment. Smart phones or tablets are encouraged. Registration is required. The cost is $5 each. To register, visit www.clemson.edu/scbg.

G — IT’S STAR WARS NIGHT at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Norfolk game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 14

G — GET THE WHOLE FAMILY ACTIVE with the YMCA of Greenville’s Resolution Run at Trailblazer Park. To register, visit https://go-greenevents.com/Resolution2017.

G — LEARN ABOUT TEXTURED TAILS, scales, feathers and more at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — A NATURE PLAY OUTING with the Greenville Zoo’s Family Nature Club is at 10:30 a.m. at Mountain Goat Climbing. Families must register for the outing at http://sc-greenvillezoo.civicplus.com/194/Nature-Play.

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR” — See Jan. 7.

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

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 2 p.m.

G — IT’S VIDEO GAME NIGHT at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Norfolk game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

Sunday, Jan. 15

G — IT’S TEACHER APPRECIATON DAY at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Cincinnati game at 3 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

Monday, Jan. 16

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR” — See Jan. 7.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 11:30 a.m.

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 “Magic Tree House: Blizzard of the Blue Moon.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — KICK OFF CHAUTAUQUA’S 2017 SEASON at 7 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Hear about Eleanor Roosevelt and The Power of Words. For details, visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org.

S — FREE! MAKE A SHARPIE TIE-DYE CRAFT at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Tweens are asked to bring a white or light colored T-shirt. All other supplies will be provided. Ages 10 – 12. Register in advance. 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, Jan. 18

G — LEARN ABOUT TEXTURED TAILS, scales, feathers and more at the Greenville Zoo. This Zoo Tots program is for ages 2 – 3 with a guardian. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: HANDS is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and then create a special item using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

Thursday, Jan. 19

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 11:30 a.m.

S — FREE! BINGO FOR BOOKS is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Prizes will include a variety of books and everyone will get a chance to win. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

Friday, Jan. 20

G — FREE! IT’S A BLOCK PARTY at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Build with blocks of different shapes and sizes. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

G — A MEMBER PREVIEW of the new Tinker Toys exhibit is at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — IT’S NONPROFIT NIGHT at the Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Atlanta game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.com.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 21

G — THE GREENVILLE NEWS RUN DOWNTOWN is in downtown Greenville. Register at http://www.rundowntown5k.com.

G — TINKER TOYS opens at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Explore all sorts of tinkering toys as part of this new exhibit. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — THE ART OF DR. SEUSS opens at the Upcountry History Museum. Celebrate the work and life of Theodor Seuss Geisel with a retrospective exploration of his nearly 70 years of creativity. From cartoons to children’s books, military propaganda to marketing, The Art of Dr. Seuss is in every respect unique, stylistic and endearingly Seussian. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — CELEBRATE SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. Learn about the important role squirrels play in the ecosystem. Visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — WHERE’S MY COAT? It’s cold outside – learn how animals stay warm 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 — FREE! A PEACE VOICES TEEN POETRY WORKSHOP is at 1 p.m. at the Peace Center. Teen poetry workshops for ages 13 – 19 are designed around a variety of topics and are led by Glenis Redmond and guest poets. Teens participating in the workshops will be invited to share their work in public poetry readings throughout the year. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — “PRINCE CASPIAN” — See Jan. 5. Today’s performance is at 2 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 23

G — LEARN ABOUT ALLIGATORS, LIZARDS, TURTLES AND SNAKES at the Greenville Zoo. This homeschool program is at 9 a.m. for grades K5 – 2, at 11 a.m. for grades 3 – 5 and at 2 p.m. for grades 6 – 8. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

S — FREE! SHOW OFF YOUR BUILDING SKILLS AT A LEGO BLOCK PARTY at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. All ages are welcome. There will also be a special area for ages 5 and younger. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! FAN OUT: DOCTOR WHO is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Enjoy Whovian games and crafts and vote on a popular Doctor Who episode to screen during the event. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

G — “WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR” — See Jan. 7. Today’s performance is at 9:30 a.m.

G — SEE THE GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS vs. South Carolina game at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.swamprabbits.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, Jan. 25

G — HEAR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE Speaker Spencer Wells: The Human Journal – A Genetic Odyssey at 10 a.m. at the Peace Center. Spencer Wells, a geneticist, anthropologist, author, filmmaker and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, creates the first-ever map showing how humans populated the planet after leaving Africa some 60,000 years ago. Visit http://www.peacecenter.org.

G — FREE! MINI MAKERS: MONKEYS is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Listen to a story and then create a special item using your imagination and provided materials. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. Visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — MUSIC SANDWICHED IN, featuring Spartanburg Philharmonic and Spartanburg Little Theatre, is at 12:15 p.m. at the Spartanburg Main Library. Visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org.

Thursday, Jan. 26

G — FREE! A STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER DROP OFF is at the Taylors and Pelham Road Branch Libraries. Fill out a name tag and drop your stuffed animal off at the circulation desk for a sleepover. Reunite with your furry friend at 10 a.m. Jan. 27, listen to stories and hear about all the fun they had. Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. For details and registration, visit http://greenvillelibrary.org.

Friday, Jan. 27

G — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB” brings the tale of an unlikely friendship to life in this performance by South Carolina Children’s Theatre at 7 p.m. at the Peace Center. Visit http://peacecenter.org.

G — MONSTER JAM features an all-star monster truck lineup at 7 p.m. at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com.

Saturday, Jan. 28

A HERO’S 5K is at Furman University. Support Upstate Warrior Solutions, focusing on the needs of returning veterans in the Upstate. To register, visit http://aheros5k.com.

G — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB” — See Jan. 28. Today’s performances are at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

G — LEARN SOME OUT OF THIS WORLD SCIENCE and study about space at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Best for ages 4 – 8. Visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — MONSTER JAM — See Jan. 27. Today’s shows are at 1 and 7 p.m. A pit party is 10:30 a.m. – noon. Pit party passes are available for an additional $10 each. A ticket to the 1 p.m. show is required for the pit party. Visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com.

G — GO BEHIND THE SCENES at 2 p.m. at the Greenville Zoo. The cost is $31 for members and $36 for nonmembers. Ages 5 and older only. To register, visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

Sunday, Jan. 29

G — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB” — See Jan. 28. Today’s performances are at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 30

G — JUNIOR FIRST LEGO LEAGUE returns to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. For details and registration, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — FREE! ADVENTURES IN HISTORY is at 3:30 p.m. at the Greer Branch Library. Explore topics through stories, crafts and activities. Theme-based costumes welcome. Ages 5 – 11. Register at http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! GET A SNEAK PEEK of Spartanburg Youth Theatre’s “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse” at 4:30 p.m. at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. The cast will perform scenes from the show and play some fun theatre games with the audience. Visit http://www.spartanburgyouththeatre.com.

S — FREE! FAN OUT: STAR WARS is at 6:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Enjoy crafts, games and henna. Get permission slips for henna at the front desk. Ages 12 – 18. Call 864-574-6815.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

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 “Magic Tree House: Eve of the Emperor Penguin.” Admission or museum membership required. Visit http://www.upcountryhistory.org.

G — FREE! CREATION STATION: WORKING WITH CLAY is at 3:30 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library. Create clay hearts to keep or give to your Valentine. Pick up your kiln-fired heart in about a week. Ages 6 – 12 with a caregiver. Register at http://greenvillelibrary.org.

S — FREE! GET A SNEAK PEEK of Spartanburg Youth Theatre’s “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse” 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.

S — FREE! TWEEN MINUTE TO WIN IT is at 4:30 p.m.at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Bring your friends and get ready to laugh as we try to complete the challenge before 60 seconds are up. Ages 10 – 12. Register in advance. Call 864-574-6815.

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