Rootle Up!

The crew from Rootle, UNC-TV’s Kids Channel, invites you to join them tomorrow for a live music-filled event that will thrill kids and kids at heart.

Read-a-roo’s Block Party Live takes place tomorrow (March 18) from 10am to 2pm at Northlake Mall in Charlotte and includes live performances by el Sistema inspired youth orchestras Kidznotes, Charlotte Symphony’s Winterfield Youth Orchestra and MusicalMinds NC. In addition to the performances, there’ll be music-themed craft activities, an instrument petting zoo and meet and greets with PBS Kids stars Arthur, DW and Curious George. Of course, everyone’s favorite well-read marsupial Read-a-roo will be on hand as well.

Bring the kids, bring yourselves and bring a love of all things music. The event is free and open to the public so come out and say hi to the Rootle gang!

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Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

Some weeks back, UNC-TV took part in a citizen science program called Candid Critters by installing a camera trap behind our facilities. The program, which is sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of Natural History, is designed to take photos of wildlife in the Tar Heel State.

Here are a few shots of some of the intriguing fauna found in UNC-TV’s backyard…

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