This awards banquet recognizes LGBTQ folks in the community who are making a difference, while honoring Campus Pride and its ongoing efforts and leadership in the community since its founding in 2001. Special guests include the lovely Miss Lawrence and Jasika Nicole.
There's a spiritual answer to all problems. Join us for coffee and conversations for women. Sip and share with christian women donationhttps://inspiherconference.squarespace.com
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) is giving high school and college students a chance to earn a scholarship and save local lives through its Eighth Annual “Students Saving Summer” Scholarship Program. Students who organize and host a successful blood drive with CBCC now through Sept. 30, 2016 have the chance to earn scholarship money for their secondary education. For more information or to participate in the Students Saving Summer Scholarship Program, contact Kim Jones at 704-972-4727 or at KLJones@cbcc.us. More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ website www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation freehttp://www.cbcc.us
Free Yoga Sessions for Beginners in Mooresville - 23rd July. Isha Foundation, an International non- profit, founded by Sadhguru, is offering Yoga workshop at Mooresville on 23rd July, Saturday from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM . We have limited number of spots available. So. please RSVP at this link: http://ishacharlotte.weebly.com/ About the Program: The yoga practices or technologies for well being are offered free of charge and include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Programs are open to anyone over 7 years of age and do not require any fitness level or previous experience of yoga. FREEhttp://ishacharlotte.weebly.com/event-rsvp.html
Joey Chestnut and Major League Eating are coming to Charlotte! See the best eaters in the world eat four Roadstar burgers as fast as possible. Stick around for On The Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute band. Local craft beer and food from American Burger Co. will be served all day long. Stop by any Charlotte ABC location before July 15 to eat a Roadstar and you might qualify for the Amateur Finals and a chance at $500. $5 from every Roadstar sold until the event will go to the Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation. Let’s get ready to Roadstar. Freehttp://www.roadstarchallenge.com
Grab your cowboy hats, daisy dukes, flannels, and boots, and get ready to party. Participating bars include Blackfinn Ameripub, Fitzgeralds, Connelly’s on Fifth, SIPS, $20-$35
Join us to discover techniques for determining the make up of your furniture's existing finish, how best to remove it, and pointers to help make the task easier. You will need a small piece of furniture to strip for refinishing*, two pairs of gloves (gloves made specifically for stripping), a plastic putty knife or stripping tool. Safety glasses are recommended. Dress appropriately and bring a thirst quencher. *Working indoors, the most powerful stripper we will use is Citristrip, which does not cut easily through multiple layers of old paint. RSVP required. $45http://www.thelookingglassstore.com/
Mark your calendars and join us for the next Summer Concert Series! We will have two musicians/bands, four food trucks and plenty of street vendors. Time to enjoy summer nights with beer, music, food and community! This event is family friendly! Bring your chairs if you want to make sure to get a seat. Musical acts for the evening: - Natty Boh Duo - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Michael Hager Band - 7:30pm-10:00pm Food Trucks: - Traditions BBQ - Wingz on Wheelz - Now Toasted - Emergensweets freehttps://www.facebook.com/events/489118184617882/
Campus Pride Homecoming and Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Johnson & Wales University Wildcat Center at 235 S. Cedar Street in Uptown Charlotte. Campus Pride Homecoming will be celebrating the 15 year anniversary of Campus Pride and the 10 year anniversary of Camp Pride, the nation’s premiere LGBTQ Leadership Academy for undergraduate students. Buy tickets and learn more online at CampusPride.org/Homecoming. Scandal and Fringe, actor and artist, Jasika Nicole and fashion icon, celebrity stylist and actor from Golden Globe nominated TV series, Empire, Miss Lawrence will be the featured speakers at the Homecoming. General Admission | $85.00 per ticket Camp Pride Alumni / Current Student (with ID) | $42.50 per ticket Table Sponsor | $650 for 1 table with 10 seatshttps://www.campuspride.org/campus-pride-homecoming-featured-speakers-announced-buy-tickets-today/
Are you looking for a concert to rock AND inspire your family? Come out to support and cheer on Charlotte’s emerging rock stars at the 2016 Girls Rock Charlotte summer camp concert!! Our campers will take the stage performing original songs they wrote together with their band in one week – all celebrating their rockin’ voice, power and creativity. Girls Rock Charlotte is a non-profit organization that amplifies the confidence and voice of ALL girls and women through the power of music. This summer camp program helps girls and gender-diverse youth ages 10-16 build their self-esteem and find their voice. $10http://girlsrockclt.org/2016-summer-camp/
Hours: September through April: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May through August: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/charlotte/.
This 10-week workshop will help you develop skills to deal with problems that arise from trauma and/or addiction. It is open to women 21 years and older. When we experience physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, our vulnerability to addictions, self-destructive behaviors, and relationship problems is raised, among other things. This group will teach skills to help you cope with those traumas and feel safer in your day to day life. Each 90 minute session will cover topics including but not limited to detaching from emotional pain, taking back your power, setting boundaries in relationships, and community resources. $450 for 10-week program
Interested in trying a plant-based vegan diet and lifestyle? Sign up for the Vegan Pledge hosted by PAN! It's all free and you will get support from a personal mentor, seminars on nutrition and ethics, a free care package, a cooking class and more! Freehttp://www.peaceadvocacynetwork.org/find-a-city/charlotte/