This 24-hour cycling event held in the Myers Park neighborhood is meant to increase public awareness, funds and support for the LIVESTRONG foundation and local cancer charities, which include The Keep Pounding Fund at Carolinas Medical Center and the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas.
The Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Charlotte will host its 4th Annual Honoring Our Heroes Picnic. Come join PRCSC for an afternoon of family fun with live music, Puerto Rican food, dominoe tournament and much more. Wear your favority military gear or your most creative Puerto Rican t-shirt for a chance to win a cool prize. 0
The Atherton Market is turning 3! Peter Hatch will kick off our morning at 9:45 with a brief talk and will follow with a signing of his latest work "A Rich Spot of Earth’: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello" until 11 am. The Mike Strauss Band will jam until noon, and chefs from Jim Noble's restaurant The Kings Kitchen will perform cooking demonstrations beginning at 11. There will be activities for the kids and shopping to do! It's a can't miss event. Free
Let's meetup and raise money for a wonderful cause in Charlotte--the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Fees will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. One drink (beer or wine and light appetizers will be served for your fee). We will have an icebreaker and make it easy for folks to mix and mingle. Looking forward to meeting you all! $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Charlotte Debtors Anonymous is a 12-step program focusing on the issues of compulsive debting, overspending and under earning. Meets in room number 7. For more information, visit www.debtorsanonymous.org. Free
Michael Alvarez, Indian Trail Mayor, and a member of the town council will join us each month. They will share updates of Indian Trail town news and then have an open session for questions. FREE
On the heels of The Great Gatsby's release, Sullivan's is hosting this event comprising a Roaring Twenties costume contest, Gatsby-themed cocktails, lively raffles and trivia. Guests will be able to nab prizes throughout the night that include Skyy Vodka martini sets. Live music that includes Electro Swing and 1920s tunes will also be on site. In addition to the gala, Sullivan's fans may participate in a 1920s-themed photo contest surrounding the event from May 17-31. For more information and to make reservations, call (704)355-8228 or visit www.sullivanssteakhouse.com/gatsby
In its seventh year, this muddy volleyball tournament is an annual fundraiser that helps Habitat for Humanity build and repair homes for Charlotte's low-income families. $150-200 (teams of six)
In its seventh year, this muddy volleyball tournament is an annual fundraiser that helps Habitat for Humanity build and repair homes for Charlotte's low-income families. Come prepared to get dirty. $150-$200 (teams of six)
Hybrid Daylily sales, Planting seed with Children, Judging Show-Open to Public, Educational Seminars, Offscape Competition, Flower Design Exhibit, Photography Competition and Silent Auction. Hope to see you there. Free
Create your own characters and stories as you write your own comic strip. Campers will learn techniques using colored pencils, markers, and pens to develop their unique style. All supplies included. Certificate presented last day of camp. Time: Monday-Friday, August 12-16 Ages 7-9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m., $90 Ages 10-12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $110 To register, call or visit the gallery, or send an email with questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.