National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow Shannon Pittman '08 will discuss "The Importance of Movement Ecology in Species Conservation." Free. 11 a.m. in room 146 of the Dana Science Building. For more information call 704-894-2184. Free
From sentencing disparities to civil rights to human trafficking to domestic violence, US Attorney Anne Thompkins (Western District of North Carolina) will share stories of how the Office of the US Attorney is working to build greater equity in our justice system. Ms. Thompkins will present data and insights that are both provocative and productive as she engages the interfaith community in solution focused conversation. Free, Please Register to Attendhttp://www.meckmin.org/events/fft-nov14/
Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau is released. The Alliance Française invites you to join them in celebrating "les première vendanges," or the first grape harvest of the season at this annual fundraiser. This is an authentic French tradition celebrated around the globe, and Charlotte is one of only 16 cities in the United States recognized as having an official Beaujolais Festival by the Union Interprofessionelle des Vins du Beaujolais. $15 - $30http://www.afcharlotte.org/Main/contentReader.aspx?ARTICLES=4
Join us for an evening of learning chalkboard art + hand lettering. This two-hour workshop will focus on lettering styles, techniques, and how to create the perfect chalkboard signage for your holiday party. Working-off of a design concept created by OYS, students will hand-letter their their own holiday sign. All class materials will be provided and are yours to take home! Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Class size is limited. $75/pphttp://www.oldeyorkstation.com/workshops
Join "Story of Stuff" creator, and Greenpeace executive director, Annie Leonard for an interactive discussion of the local and global implications of energy choices. The renewable energy revolution is sweeping the nation and Charlotte can help lead the charge. Mingling and free pizza followed by a Annie’s keynote and lessons from NC solar schools. FREEhttps://www.facebook.com/events/362161820610168/
Come and watch five local films will be paired with a sample beer chosen by the filmmakers from Heist Brewery. Doors open at 7 PM and films start at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 which includes a flight of beer. $10https://www.facebook.com/events/511905758912835
Flight School is enrolling now! Join us the last Thursday of each month to taste experimental yet exceptional small-batch brews. The feature of the month: Coffee Brews! $8 per flight
Under the new direction of renowned saxophonist Tim Gordon, the popular Davidson College Jazz Combo will offer an evening of small group jazz literature and improvisation. Free. 7:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center. For more information, call 704-894-2848. Free
In this first ever collaboration and dual venue production, students of the Catawba College Theatre Arts Department and community members are teaming up to produce the Tony Award winning Rock musical, RENT. $15 + tax
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents a dynamic performance by Queens students, directed by Professor Jerry Colbert. Queens Theatre has produces a wide variety of dramas, comedies and musicals over the years, such as "The Rocky Horror Show," "Almost, Maine" and "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead." Come enjoy this fall's show! The Hadley Theater is located on Queens' main campus at the back wing of Myers Park Traditional School, 2132 Radcliffe Ave. From November 20-22, there will be an 8 p.m. showing; on November 23, the production will show at 2 p.m. $10 for general public; $5 for students. Tickets are available online and will be available at the door (cash or check only).
Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the spectacular holiday light show will be even bigger and better in its fifth year. TBD
The Friends of The Mint Museum presents Sharon Dowell, local artist and Gallery Manager - UNC Charlotte to speak about Public Art. The event betins with coffee at 10:00 a.m. and the lecture begins at 10:30. Free with Mint Museum admission, free for Friends of The Mint membershttp://www.mintmuseum.org
During the months of November and December, every donor may sign a gift tag to be attached to a stuffed puppy and delivered to children in the local hospitals as part of CBCC’s 10th annual Puppies for Patients program. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.carolinadonor.org 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. nonehttp://www.cbcc.us
Join us and the Chief of the Catawba Indian Reservation for a very special hour on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12p.m. at the USC-Lancaster Native American Studies Center located at 119 S. Main Street, Lancaster, SC 29720. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch. Please direct any questions or comments regarding the series to Brent Burgin at 803-313-7063 or email@example.com. Mr. Burgin welcomes suggestions and ideas for future talks and speakers. Admission is free and open to the public.
Presenting "Pasta Fridays", our Friday lunchtime Pasta Bar where you can select your pasta lunch sample and learn about artisanal pasta and what makes it unique. The Pasta Bar will be manned by our very own Chef Riccardo Manieri, visiting from Orvieto, Italy. $15 fee includes Riccardo's demo, a lunchtime-portioned pasta sample (your choice from Pasta Bar options) and a $5 gift certificate toward anything in our store. Visit www.ziapia.com/cucina to submit payment and reserve your place today! Feel free to grab your plate of pasta and go, or stay and learn with Riccardo. 15http://www.ziapia.com/cucina