The Basics - Winterfest

When: 12/10/2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
300 East Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28202

Share the joy of the holiday season with family, friends, and little ones at The Basics Mecklenburg's Winterfest!
Holiday activities include cookie decorating, a hot cocoa station, light bites & more!

Join ImaginOn for Family Storytime: Holiday Cheer!
Your whole family can enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate

Stay for The Basic's Winterfest. This family-centric event focuses on the power and impact of engagement we as parents have with our children through fun parent-baby activities. Cookies, hot cocoa, and snacks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You will also have the opportunity to hear from local mom and author Charlitta Hatch as she reads her book, Black Boy Joy Christmas Countdown, and her newest book Black Boy Joy Promoted to Big Brother.


The Basics Mecklenburg is part of the national Basics Learning Network; visit to learn more. The local campaign includes a countywide coalition of organizations and individuals working to ensure every child gets a great start in life. The Basics Mecklenburg is brought to you by Smart Start of Mecklenburg County. Please contact us via email for more information or to become a community partner. 

This event supports Smart Start of Mecklenburg County's vision that all children turn five ready to thrive.