The USC-Lancaster Native American Studies Center located at 119 S. Main St. Lancaster, SC will offer a free discussion on the history of Lancaster, SC on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 12pm. Local attorney and historian Robert Folks will demonstrate how Lancaster has grown and changed through time. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch. Please direct any questions or comments to Brent Burgin (803) 313-7063 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Burgin welcomes suggestions and ideas for future talks and speakers. Admission is free and open to the public
Are you simply going through the motions of life? Do you desire to discover meaning and zeal for your life? Join us as we explore the journey to rekindling a zest for life! This 8- week comprehensive support group will provide practical guidance for discovering and implementing techniques that lead to a purpose-filled life. $10 pp/session for individuals, $5 pp/session for couples or family members
Get to know the artistic side of Charlotte while doing something healthy that will make you feel good about yourself, riding a bicycle! (Warning, this is a biking tour that will probably cause slight burning sensations in your legs, at times, and may even make you sweat; so be prepared!) Ride to 5 locations around Uptown to see local, national, international art, and step into some artist's studios with opportunities to meet and talk with them! Email me for sign-up info because space is limited! BYOBike or easily rent one from the CharlotteBikeShare at our meeting point. $10
Playing for Others presents this hilarious, high-energy teen musical about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. For more information, visit www.playingforothers.org. $12-$15
Please join us March 20th -22nd for Playing for Others annual musical. This year, the Playing for Others teens will perform 13 the Musical, a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. All performances will be held at The Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte- 650 E Stonewall St, Charlotte, NC 28202. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students. Performances are Thursday and Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm and 7pm. To learn more about Playing For Others visit www.playingforothers.org. $15 for adults and $12 for students
Grab your friends and family to join LFANC in taking steps to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact. Every step you take and every dollar you raise supports the Lupus Foundation of America and its effort to solve the cruel mystery of lupus. $100 - Suggested minimum fundraising per person
$2 Wings, $2 Vodka, $2 Beers, and $2 Rum and Coke. Karaoke, music by Undertaker Sound.
Members of UNC Charlotte’s Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the university’s language clubs have teamed up to organize this annual festival with films that represent China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico and Russia. Many of the events will also feature visiting directors who will lead discussions following the screenings. During Monday’s screening of the French film Le bonheur d’Elza, director Mariette Monpierre will make a special appearance. The film, a winner of the Paul Robeson Award for Best Picture of the Diaspora at the 2013 FESPACO (Pan-African Film Festival of Ouagadougou), follows the emotional journey of Elza — a young Parisian woman who returns to her native island of Guadeloupe in search of her father. The festival continues on select days through April 2. For the full roster of flicks, as well as dates and times, visit www.filmfest.uncc.edu. (Anita Overcash) Free admission
2014 Tree Climbing Competition showcasing some of the world's top tree climbing professionals competing in 5 preliminary events on Saturday, with the Master Championship on Sunday. Includes a FREE fun climb for kids and adults. Opportunity to learn about the importance of trees and tree care and chat with professionals about your own trees. freehttp://www.caa-nc.org
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other - a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections. When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 14,500 people living with MS in our community. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts. Route Length: 1.5 or 4 mile option Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today.
The Arts Council of York County is accepting applications for 2015 gallery exhibitions in the Center for the Arts' Dalton Gallery. The Dalton Gallery, a professional gallery appropriated for the exhibition of experienced artists and community projects, is an 1,800-square-foot space, illuminated by adjustable track lighting. To be considered, submit the following: $20 application fee 10 hi-res jpeg images submitted on CD or DVD (Mac or PC formatted discs) Inventory lists with titles, sizes, & mediums Artist Resume Written proposal for exhibition &/or artist statement Submission deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014. For complete information, visit www.yorkcountyarts.org or call 803.328.2787. $20
The 21st Annual Walk for AIDS on Saturday, April 5th will raise AIDS awareness and funds to benefit House of Mercy, a nonprofit residence serving low-income persons living with AIDS. Join our three-mile walk through historic downtown Belmont. Collect donations to support your walk! First 250 walkers raising $50 or more will receive a free Walk for AIDS T-shirt. Register at the stone shelter on the Sisters of Mercy campus in Belmont, NC at 9:30 am. A picnic lunch and music follows the walk on the House of Mercy grounds. See www.thehouseofmercy.org for a map, donation form and team info. Donations are encouraged.http://www.thehouseofmercy.org
OCRI and the NFLPA Charlotte Former Players are partnering to present the 2nd Annual Injury Prevention Across Sports with Science (I-PASS) Charity Event. The event is an opportunity for members of the local community to connect with each other over a common interest, football - or the more important goal of raising funds and awareness about sports injury prevention. Our Keynote speaker, Lee Corso (ESPN College Football Analyst), and the cocktail hour/dinner with former NFL players will make this both a fun and educational event. Seating is limited to 350. Black-tie optional. Tickets include cocktail hour, dinner, parking and giftbag. 150.00http://www.ipasscharlotte.com