Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Upcoming - Activities In Charlotte -

Financial Empowerment eBus

Thursday, Oct 2 9:00a to 1:00p
Fifth Third Bank's popular eBus will be visit Crisis Assistance Ministry on Thursday, October 2 2014. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 500A Spratt Street in Charlotte.
The Fifth Third eBus is features onboard computer workstations and internet connectivity along with professionals who provide free one-on-one personalized counseling, credit scores, financial coaching, budgeting, and small business counseling. Sign up at

Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour

Friday, Oct 3 4:00p to 7:00p More dates & times (6)
Uptown Charlotte Charlotte, NC
What is Southern Cuisine? Have you experienced Southern Hospitality? Can you get more Southern than the farm up the road? On this tour with FEAST Food Tours, we sample & sip our way through some of Uptown Charlotte’s best representations of the South. Chefs & restaurant owners explain the influence of Southern Heritage in their cuisine. Many of their recipes are Southern family traditions, others are created by what a local farm can provide, and some are a modern twist on Southern cuisine.

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Phone (980) 258-9992
Price $49 including food and beverage
Age Suitability All Ages

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Dives to Dining Plaza Midwood Food Tour

Saturday, Oct 4 3:00p to 6:00p More dates & times (7)
Plaza Midwood Charlotte, NC
One of Charlotte's Historic Districts, Plaza Midwood, is a diverse mix of creative local flavor and historical character. On this walking food tour, we will get an enticing look into the past of the area while savoring wonderful cuisine from some great local culinary artisans. These establishments range from locations showcased on the Food Network Show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives to unique fine dining establishments and everything in between! For more info & register:
Phone (980) 258-9992
Price $49 per person including food & beverage
Age Suitability All Age

Deep Stretch Yoga and Acupuncture Savasana with Wendy Swanson

Saturday, Oct 4 6:30p to 8:30p
Be YogaCharlotte, NC
Ready for 2 hours of relaxation, unwinding and de-stressing? Come back to yourself and your body with 1 ½ hours of deep stretch yoga followed by 30 minutes of acupuncture aided savasana.
• Deep Stretch: After a brief warm up we will hold longer floor based yoga poses. • Acupuncture & Savasana: Acupuncture needles will be inserted in some of the most balancing, restoring and deeply healing points on the body (in the ear, between the eyebrows and on the top of the head)
Price $45
Age Suitability

NASP NC "Mix & Mingle"

Wednesday, Oct 8 6:00p
Charlotte City Club Charlotte, NC
The National Association of Securities Professional (NASP) is the premier trade association for people of color and women in the financial services industry. NASP:

Connects members to industry leaders and business opportunities;
Advocates for the policies that create equal representation and inclusion;
Provides educational opportunities; and
Works to build awareness about the value of ensuring that people of color and women are included in all aspects of the financial services industry.

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"Fit and Fabulous": Throwback Hip Hop Dance Classes

Saturday, Oct 11 12:00p
Carole Hoefner Center Charlotte, NC

610 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
(704) 353-0038
If making the commitment to "work out" is a challenge, but you REALLY want to get your body back in shape, try "dancing out"! This is a bi-weekly hip hop class with a twist. You can expect to work all your muscles with our custom choreograhy, boost your confidence and bond with other like-minded women. No need to feel insecure. We accept beginners to advanced level dancers, and keep in mind that everyone has a part of their body they want to improve....or they wouldn't have signed up. So, join our fit and fabulous challenge! Register today!
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
FREE on-site parking
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? or
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Yourself! Bring a friend and receive $5 credit toward your next class

The Move & Shake Experience: Professional Development Expo

Thursday, Oct 16 5:30p
Calling All Professional 'Movers And Shakers' In And Around The Charlotte, NC Area:
What Is The Move And Shake Experience? It is the area's First Professional Development Expo hosted by Stand & Deliver LLC, The Grooming Greatness Foundation, Legacy Partners LLC, Life Spark LLC, along with The Charlotte Aviation Museum.
The event is catered to All Professionals from All Backgrounds, and it will bring education, vendors, and networking all under one roof. Our goal is to have professionals in our region

Food for Thought: A Faithful Look at Unconditional Forgiveness

Thursday, Oct 16 11:45a to 1:00p
What do you do when…
…it is hard to forgive?
…forgiveness is not accepted?
…your community has been hurt & forgiveness is needed?
Therese Bartholomew will guide in a discussion on forgiveness using stories and clips from her documentary, “The Final Gift”, which chronicles her journey to meet the man who shot and killed her brother Steve in 2003. Her story is about “finding faith and humanity in dark and unexpected places and then being willing to see possibilities.  (YOU HAVE TO REGISTER ON WEBSITE)
Phone (704) 565-5455
Price Free ($7 lunch available on-site)
Age Suitability 18 and up

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Easter Seals UCP 15th Annual Walk With Me - 5K

Saturday, Oct 11 10:00a to 12:00p
Freedom Park Charlotte, NC
Walk With Me is a 5K family fun walk that benefits Easter Seals UCP and the programs and services that help individuals with disabilities and mental health challenges, along with their families, soar to great heights. Family activities begin at 9:00 a.m. and the walk will start at 10:00 a.m. A complimentary lunch for participants will follow.
Walk With Me offers participants of all physical abilities the chance to inspire and be inspired.

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Phone (704) 936-0333
Price $25
Age Suitability All Ages 

The Park Church 2014 Prayer Conference

Saturday, Oct 11 8:00a
Join The Park Church for The Answer Prayer Conference
Saturday, October 11, 2014
8:00am – 1:00PM
The Park Church Independence
800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte 28205
Unleashed: Withholding Nothing!
“Give yourselves completely to serving Him, and do not be stubborn any longer” Deuteronomy 10:16 (NCV).

• 8:00-8:30am Continental Breakfast (registration required)
• 8:45am Worship Begins
• 10:00am Workshops begin
• 11:40am Prayer, Praise and Worship
• 1:00pm Benediction
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Our Vanishing Americana - A North Carolina Portrait

Sunday, Oct 19 3:00p
Duke Mansion Charlotte, NC
In today’s sprawling Charlotte region, are there still places to connect with an earlier rural South? Davidson-based author/photographer Mike Lassiter has tracked down a whole book full. He’ll share discoveries from his volume Vanishing Americana: A North Carolina Portrait, and the PBS documentary he produced which chronicled his journey. Free. Reservations required: contact or 704/714-4445. Part of the Explore History! series sponsored by Levine Museum and The Duke Mansion.
Price free 

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Sickle Cell Disease......Let's Talk About It

Saturday, Oct 25 8:00a

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3301 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC, 28216
(704) 392-0392

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