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Be Counted: The 2016 Vote

Sun., Sept. 25, 7-8:45 p.m.
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Please join the ACLU of North Carolina, Charlotte Chapter, as we welcome Mel Hartsell, Western Piedmont Field Organizer with Democracy NC. We'll be discussing voting rights in North Carolina and how to get more involved in the 2016 election to make sure every vote is counted. Free
Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte (map)
234 N. Sharon Amity Road
phone 704-366-8623
Be Counted: The 2016 Vote

Get Motivated Charlotte

Tue., Sept. 27, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
phone 800-905-7780

Headline Speaker: Les Brown You should attend because you will hear from America's leading industry experts and learn strategies on: Leadership, Sales Training, Negotiation Skills, Communication Skills, FInance, Relationships, Business Skills, Motivation and more. Get Motivated! Seminars is an energetic, entertaining and the most informative business event that you will attend. ONE DAY WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOREVER! Free - $99
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The Park Expo & Conference Center (map)
2500 E. Independence Blvd.
East Charlotte
phone 704-333-7709
Get Motivated Charlotte

Personally Speaking with Lawrence G. Calhoun and Richard G. Tedeschi

Tue., Sept. 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 704-687-1429

Join a community conversation about Posttraumatic Growth in Clinical Practice with Lawrence Calhoun and Richard Tedeschi, both professors of psychology and practicing psychologists. They offer practical suggestions for lay people as well as clinicians about dealing with people who experience positive growth after suffering trauma. Complimentary in lots directly across 9th Street and directly across Brevard Street from Center City. A reception and book signing will follow the conversation. RSVP is required Free
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UNC Charlotte Center City (map)
320 East 9th St.
Uptown Personally Speaking with Lawrence G. Calhoun and Richard G. Tedeschi

Improv Comedy Show

Saturdays, 8-9:30 p.m.
phone 803-792-1608
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Charlotte Comedy Theater brought improv comedy from Chicago over 14 years ago and has been producing high energy, audience interactive improv shows to delight Charlotte ever since. Shows are rated R for adult content, 21 and up, and every show is as unique as the audience that attends. Come try something new, fun and inspiring this weekend! $10
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Charlotte Comedy Theater @ Wet Willies (map)
900 Seaboard St, NC Music Factory
phone 803-548-6824
Improv Comedy Show

FREE Home Buyer Workshop

Tue., Oct. 4, 5:30-7 p.m.
phone 704-997-3794

Come and learn about the home buying process from Charlotte's top real estate team! We will discuss the HUD home buying process, good neighbor program, mortgage options and much more! Learn how you can buy a bank foreclosure with just $100 down payment! We will answer all of your home buying questions whether you are a first time home buyer or investor! Enjoy refreshments and get approved for a loan right on the spot with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation! FREE
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Showcase Realty (map)
1430 S Mint Street
South End
FREE Home Buyer Workshop

Clogging Classes

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
phone 704-654-7680

We gather weekly to learn how to clog and have fun in the company of those who enjoy clogging. Ages 6 to 96, or above, are welcome. Our classes are always free and we can help you get started if you have never clogged before. We gather every Tuesday at 6:30 for an hour at the Rec Hall of the Indian Trail United Methodist Church -113 Indian Trail Rd. South; Indian Trail, NC 28079 Free
Indian Trail United Methodist Church - Rec Hall (map)
113 Indian Trail Rd. South
phone 704-654-7680
Clogging Classes

Growing Up Southern

Wed., Oct. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
phone 704-687-0780

Join UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South for Puerto Rican Southern Belle: From Harlemworld to Disney World to Mississippi, the first of a series of community conversations focused on Growing Up Southern: Many People, Many Ways that challenges the cultural narrative about what it means to grow up and to live in the South. Speaker: Simone Delerme, McMullan Assistant Professor of Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi. Registration is required. Free
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Levine Museum of the New South (map)
200 E. 7th St.
phone 704-333-1887
Growing Up Southern

Public Figure Drawing at The North Carolina Academy of Art

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
phone 704-604-4195

Open to the public, uninstructed figure drawing sessions are held at The North Carolina Academy of Art every Wednesday from 7-9pm. $10.00
The North Carolina Academy of Art (map)
3224-B Benard Avenue
phone 704-604-4195
Public Figure Drawing at The North Carolina Academy of Art

Weekly Evening Meditation

Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
phone 704-995-4860

Weekly Wednesday Evening Meditation Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte Practice instructions for those new to meditation at 7pm. Silent 30 minute mindfulness meditation at 7:30pm followed by a dharma talk and discussion. IMC Charlotte is dedicated to the practice of Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and Lovingkindness (Metta) practice. Persons of all faiths and beliefs who seek freedom of heart and mind are welcome. We also study and practice Mindfulness with the intention of integrating wisdom and manifesting compassion in all aspects of our lives. Park Road Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd Free. Donations welcome.

Park Road Baptist Church (map)
3900 Park Road
South Charlotte
phone 704-523-5717
Weekly Evening Meditation

Consciousness Conversations

First Thursday of every month, 7-9 p.m.
phone 704-668-3271
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Join us for a lively conversation about the role of Consciousness and Social Change. Our panel will lead us in a group discussion about today’s social movements and effective strategies for creating lasting change in the age of individuality and media saturation. FREE
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Advent Coworking (map)
933 Louise Ave.
Plaza Midwood
phone 3303910207
Consciousness Conversations

Respect Da Mic

Second Saturday of every month, 12 p.m.

Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcase their spoken word at 1 p.m. and are followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit Free workshop; $5 for slam

Pen Up Ink Down Poetry Slam

Second Saturday of every month, 2 p.m.
phone 704-517-6333
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Do you want to feel and hear the heat of inked poetry on a mic? Come witness, judge, or participate as poets throw their pens up during three rounds of competition; where randomly selected judges decide which poets get the cash prize. Adult Content. Competing poets should pre-register online. Bring a friend or two or more! This is a fundraiser to help support Respect Da Mic's ongoing community programs. Bring a friend or two or more! FREE writing workshop at NOON prior to slam for ALL ages and writing levels! $7-10

Harvey B. Gantt Center (map)
551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
Uptown Pen Up Ink Down Poetry Slam

Heritage and History - The Family Collage

Tue., Oct. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
phone 704-547-3700

Former Emmy award-winning producer for ABC and NBC news, journalist and author A’Lelia Bundles will host The Family Collage through the Duke Energy Sponsored Heritage and History series. Bundles is the great, great granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker, an entrepreneur and pioneer in the hair industry for African American women in the 19th century. Additionally, Bundles is the great granddaughter of A’Lelia Walker, who was a Harlem Renaissance icon who travelled the world collecting friends and art along the way. As Bundles shares fascinating stories of both famous families, guests will gain insights and be inspired to collect family histories Members - $10 Non-members - $15
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Carolinas WordFest

Sat., Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
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The Charlotte Writers' Club and community partners are planning Carolinas WordFest, a celebration of the power of words and talented writers in North and South Carolina. WordFest, to be held October 15 throughout First Ward, will include poets, memoirists, novelists, scriptwriters, playwrights, storytellers and lyricists. Playwrights will seek audience feedback on works-in-progress; divergent voices from fiction and nonfiction will reflect the immigrant experience; and children will take home stories born of their imaginations. The free, interactive festival also will offer panels, workshops and a book market. Designed to educate and entertain, Carolinas WordFest will inspire wordsmiths and readers. Free

October 22 | Class—Historic Cooking with Cheryl Henry

Sat., Oct. 22, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
phone 704-889-7145
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Join trained chef and historic cook Cheryl Henry as she leads an intimate historic cooking class. Participants will be guided by Cheryl in the Polk Site back-country kitchen house as they prepare a 19th century meal. Cheryl will be joined by renowned first-person interpreter and historic cook Clarissa Lynch, who will teach participants about the history behind the foods they will prepare through interactive storytelling. Participants will be able to enjoy the fruits of their labor, and will receive a special gift to remember their experience by. Space is extremely limited. Pre-Registration required. $40 one person; $70 two people
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