Book sale: The Promising Pages’ book sale fundraiser will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at the CBI Warehouse, across the street from 204 Peterson Drive. If you have books to donate, ages baby to adult, bring them. If you are a teacher and would like free classroom resources for pickup, there are limited quantities available. Email requests to email@example.com, include your name, school and grade.
Learn technology: Do you have computer questions, or need a little help with a project? Stop by the Matthew’s Community Center, 100 McDowell Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 (and the third Saturday of every month) for assistance. Support for Mac OS & Windows users, including: MS Office, Internet usage, digital photography and movies, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, software for backing-up, Quicken, networking, general how-to advice, and more. 704-321-7275 for information.
Pets online: Tasha Baby’s Howling Legacy Rescue of Matthews and Hope for All Dogs of Pineville have joined Petfinder, the largest database of adoptable animals on the Internet. The site has more than 375,000 homeless pets listed. More than 13,700 animal welfare organizations post their pets on the site, www.petfinder.com. Sara Kent, director, shelter outreach, 973-857-5480, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tasha Baby’s Howling Legacy Rescue, 704-575-4448, email@example.com; Hope for All Dogs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber lunch: The next Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber meeting is 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, 704-248-4000.