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JUNE

Film

ALL ABOARD! SUMMER FILM SERIES June 13: The Great Train Robbery (1903) & The General (1927); June 20: The Lady Vanishes, 7pm. Free. Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St. 704-336-6217.

AMONG BROTHERS In 1994 Jennifer Matthews was found dead in her burned down apartment. Was it an accident, or murder? Film based on actual events from this unsolved story. June 2-3, 7pm & 9pm. $10-$12. Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-333-9755.

BEST OF FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL Two winning features from the most distinguished and reknowned documentary film festival in the country which is based in Durham. June 9-10, 7pm. Duke Power Theater. Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000.

CHARLOTTE FILM SOCIETY Second Week film series June Films: Moolaade, Nobody Knows and Callas Forever. www.charlottefilmsociety.com. Manor Theatre, 607 Providence Rd. 704-334-2727.

CORNELIUS OUTDOOR CINEMA SERIES Come see a great movie under the stars during the 3rd Annual Movies on the Boulevard. Every other Wed. night starting June 8 through Aug. 17. Kenton Place, Cornelius. 704-892-6031ext.162.

FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL Films for folks of all ages. June 7-8: The Rescuers Down Under; June 14-15: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey; June 21-22: The Sword in the Stone; June 28-29: Johnny Tremain. All at 11am & 2pm. www.chmuseums.org. Free after museum admission. Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Rd., Rock Hill. 803-329-2121.

IMAX DOME Now showing Roar: Lions of the Kalahari, Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure and Forces of Nature. Opening May 13: Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag. www.discoveryplace.org. Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

THE JAZZY LADIES MOVIES SERIES Music and movies on the lawn. Presented by Young Affiliates of the Mint. www.youngaffiliates.org. June 7, 6 p.m.; June 14, 6 p.m. Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.

THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Charlotte premiere of locally shot film about a group of twenty-somethings in Charlotte struggling to move out of their parents\<\\#213\> houses, commit to each other, and do something with their lives. Thu., June 2. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200.

SUMMER CINEMA A screening of House of Flying Daggers. Fri., June 17, 1-3 p.m. Free. Freedom Regional Library, 1230 Alleghany St. 704-432-2702.

SUMMER OF SUPERHEROES FILM SERIES A film adaptation of Chester Gould comic strip Dick Tracy. Tue., June 28, 7-8:45 p.m. Free. Independence Library, 6015 Conference Drive. 704-814-7455.

Fun Stuff

3rd ANNUAL RUN FOR EDUCATION Sponsored by BRIDGE Jobs Program. Start/finish at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart. Registration at 6:30am, 5K Run at 8am and 1K Health Walk/Run is at 8:45am. Sat., June 11. $5-$50. 704-377-5371.

AARP LIFESTYLE CONFERENCE An event devoted to health and wellness featuring speakers, industry pros, educational sessions and more. www.aarp.org/events. June 3; June 4. $15, children under 12 free. Charlotte Convention Center. 800-830-6109.

AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE Choreographer Lena Blou will present a rare recital with guests Tropical Flavor Band. www.aacc-charlotte.org. Fri., June 10, 7:30 p.m. $15-$20. Afro-American Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. 704-374-1565.

ARTS ALIVE CHILDREN’S SUMMER ART CAMPS Week-long sessions covering topics such as drawing, painting, jewelry making and theater. www.rockhillarts.org. June-July beginning June 6. 803-328-2787.

ARTSPLASH! A summer camp for kids to learn about African-American culture. www.aacc-charlotte.org. June 13-July 1, 8am-5pm. Afro-American Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. 704-374-1565 ext. 30.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CABARRUS COUNTY announces its first ever Bigs and Littles Fashion Show event for volunteer mentors (Bigs) and the children that participate in program (Littles). Sat., June 4, 12 p.m. Carolina Mall, Concord. 704-377-3963ext.26.

CAROLINA CROWN DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS SHOWS Hometown Carolina Crown will perform at two local shows this summer. Call or visit www.nightbeat.carolinacrown.org. FirstBEAT June 22 at Fort Mill H.S. & NightBEAT Aug. 2 at Memorial Stadium. 803-547-2665.

CAROLINA REGGAE FEST Hosted by Mix Master David & DJ Ernest. Several artists will be featured. Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 9:30. Oasis Shrine Auditorium, 604 Doug Mayes Pl., Charlotte. Wed., June 15. $28. 980-721-9126.

CATAWBA CANOE/KAYAK-ATHON A 7-mile float on the Catawba River to raise money for conservation efforts. www.ncwf.org. Mt. Island Lake, 2155 McClintock Rd. Sat., June 18. 704-332-5696.

CAUGHT IN THE WEB A performance of Ananse stories presented by Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences. Fri., June 10, 10:30 a.m. Free. Gaston County Public Library, 1555 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia. 704-868-2164 ext. 4.

CENTER CITY GREEN MARKET Featuring farm-fresh produce, fresh seafood and fresh-cut flowers. Across from Reides Fine Foods and the Levine Museum of the New South. www.centercitygreenmarket.com. Saturdays through Sept. 17, 8am-1pm.

CHARLOTTE ANTIQUES & FINE COLLECTIBLES SHOW Dealers offer antiques, home furnishings, fine art, decorative garden accessories, vintage collectibles and more. www.dmgantiqueshows.com. First weekend every month. $5-12. Metrolina Expo & Fairgrounds, 7100 Statesville Rd. 800-824-3770.

CHARLOTTE COMEDY THEATER New shows for the summer. The Pirates and Helen Baak, along with their well-known resident ensemble. Hi energy, interactive, improv comedy. Rated R. Fri & Sat, 10pm. www.charlottecomedy.com. $10. 1111 - D Hawthorne Ln. 866-467-7681.

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