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Citizens’s United and Corporate Personhood

Mon., Oct. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

Hear David Cobb explain how corporate persnhood affects you and the political system. Cobb is a founder and member of the national leadership team of Move to Amend and a former Green Party presidential candidate. Cobb is also an attorney and speaks all over the country on the issues of Corporate Personhood and money in politics. free

Charlotte School of Law (map)
201 S. College Street
phone 704.971.8500
Citizens’s United and Corporate Personhood

The Inaugural “Prevention is the Cure Golf Tournament”

Tue., Oct. 21, 12-6 p.m.

Cocaine. Heroin. Marijuana. These drugs are rampant on Charlotte school campuses. The Myers Park High School community was inspired to form a Golf Tournament focused on preventing substance abuse and raising awareness on drug addiction. Myers Park High School partners with the Center for Prevention Services to raise funds for programs and services to help prevent substance abuse, teen alcohol and drug use, and promote drug free workplaces and schools. $75/player
Raintree Country Club (map)
8600 Raintree Lane
Pineville/Hwy 51
phone (704) 542-8150

Improv comedy 101 classes

Tuesdays, 6:30-9 p.m. Continues through Oct. 21
phone 704-301-7011
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Learn improv comedy from the theater that started it in Charlotte. 20 Year Chicago improv veteran, Keli Semelsberger teaches in a safe and inspiring environment which allows students to live in the moment, be true to themselves and have a blast while learning the skills of comedic professionals. Don't miss the chance to study with a master at thier trade. Space is limited and coveted. $200 for 6 week tuesday night classes in a session
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Charlotte Comedy Theater @ Wet Willies (map)
900 Seaboard St, NC Music Factory
phone 803-548-6824
Improv comedy 101 classes

National Business Women’s Week Breakfast

Wed., Oct. 22, 7:30-9 a.m.

“Beyond Diversity: Why Inclusion Matters” Presented By Metropolitan Business and Professional Women 15th Annual National Business Women’s Week Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:30 am – 9:00 am Byron’s South End $35 Non-member
Byron’s South End (map)
101 W. Worthington Ave Suite 180
South End
phone 7043339744

Green Jeans Consignment Sale

Wed., Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Thu., Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri., Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
phone 704-650-8126

FREE entry, lots of parking, private fitting rooms. Accepting Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Discover Greens Jeans Consignment is a 4-day women's shopping event featuring new and gently worn brand name and designer clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories from petite to plus sizes, including maternity. Consignors earn 65-75% back on every sale and receive private pre-sale shopping privileges. Shoppers can expect a wide array of brand name and designer labels including: Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, Coach, Anthropologie,Seven for all Mankind and everyday favorites like Banana Republic, J. Crew, Chicos and LOFT. Find Us on Facebook! free

Green Jeans Consignment Sale (map)
500 S. Main St
phone 704-650-8126
Green Jeans Consignment Sale

Community Blood Drive

Wed., Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
phone 704-972-4700

Free t-shirt and tour! October is Cancer Awareness Month. Donate blood to support cancer patients – the number one recipients of blood donations! CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and a center opening in Greensboro on October 1. Call 704-972-4700 or go to to make an appointment at any location. Please note the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' minimum weight requirement for blood donors is 120 pounds. n/a
Charlotte 49er Athletics (map)
9201 University City Blvd.
General Charlotte Area
phone (704) 687-4937

Coal Ash In Our Water | An Unfinished Business

Wed., Oct. 22, 7-9 p.m.

Join a panel of local and regional experts to discuss the issue of coal ash storage, management, and clean up around the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region. The panel will discuss a wide range of coal ash related issues and take questions from the audience. Free

Noda Rocky Horror Shows

Thu., Oct. 23, 12-2 a.m.
phone 704-375-8260
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"Rocky Horror Picture Show" gained notoriety as a midnight movie in 1977 when audiences began participating with the film in theaters. Keep the tradition alive by dressing up and and BYOP (bring your props) if you dare for this midnight viewing! Free

Heist Brewery (map)
2909 N. Davidson St., Suite 200
phone 704-375-8260
Noda Rocky Horror Shows

CPCC Open House

Thu., Oct. 23, 4-6:30 p.m.
phone 704-330-6637

You will have the opportunity to speak with college reps and program chairs at more than 50 information tables representing academic programs, student services and college activities. We will also offer campus tours and breakout sessions on popular topics such as: Financial Aid, Career and College Promise (dual enrollment), Enrollment Steps and Student Employment. Free
CPCC Central Campus (map)
1201 Elizabeth Ave.
General Charlotte Area
phone (704)330-6093

Girls Night Out Benefiting Flashes of Hope

Thu., Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m.
phone 980-355-1785

Enjoy sweets, champagne and shopping! Grab your girlfriends and take advantage of specials and raffle prizes. You will receive a raffle ticket with your $3 suggested donation at the door. This is a wonderful opportunity to shop local this holiday season and support small businesses! The Charlotte Chapter of Flashes of Hope will be the beneficiary of the charity raffle. Flashes of Hope’s mission is to raise funds to accelerate a cure for children's cancer while honoring the unique life and memories of every child fighting cancer. Learn more about this amazing organization at $3
Reflections by Rhiannon (map)
307 Atherton Street
South End
phone 980-355-1785
Girls Night Out Benefiting Flashes of Hope

Harvey B. Gantt Center Presents: Collectors Series

Thu., Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m.
phone 704-547-3700

Interested in expanding your collection? Trying to figure out where to begin collecting? Join Suzanne Fetscher, President & CEO of the McColl Center for Arts + Innovation for this fun and informative conversation on collecting contemporary art. Free for members; $10 for non-members

McGaw Lecture - Jaume Plensa

Thu., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.
phone 704-894-2575

One of the world’s foremost sculptors working in the studio and public realm over the past 30 years, Jaume Plensa will present this year's McGaw Lecture. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Building, and preceeds the first comprehensive exhibition of his work in North Carolina, which will be on the Davidson campus through December 17. Free. For more information call 704-894-2575. FREE

Ghostbusters Costume Party

Fri., Oct. 24

Dress in Ghostbusters attire for this costume party at Roxbury. Drink specials include $5 fire balls, $5 vodka flavored drinks and $2 bottle beers. Also, the ECTO-I (Ghostbuster car) will be available for pictures. $5

Roxbury Nightclub (map)
115 W. 5th St.
phone 704-375-8090

Goodguys Southeastern Nationals

Fri., Oct. 24 and Sun., Oct. 26
phone 1-800-455-FANS

The Goodguys Southeastern Nationals bring thousands of pre-1972 custom cars to Charlotte Motor Speedway. With classic cars and good friends there’s fun for the entire family. TBD

Charlotte Motor Speedway (map)
5555 Concord Parkway South
phone 704-455-3200

Sleepy Hollow Full Moon Party

Fri., Oct. 24

The full moon party will feature a giveaway for Gravedigger's Ball tickets.

Whisky River (map)
210 E. Trade St.
phone 704-749-1097
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