eBook classes: The South County Regional Library on Rea Road is offering a eReader class. Adults can book a one-hour training session. Registration is required. Available dates include: 2 or 3 p.m. Jan. 17, 2 or 3 p.m. Jan. 29 or 10 or 11 a.m. Jan. 31. Registration begins nearly a week in advance. Contact 704-416-6600.
Blood drive: The non-profit Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at Stonecrest Community Drive, 7825 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277.
Lupus help: Lupus Foundation of America, Piedmont Chapter, will host a support group meeting for those living with lupus, their family and caregivers from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Outreach Center, room F102, 1073 Providence Road.
Theater fundraiser: Butler High School Performing Arts Department will host a flapjack fundraiser in conjunction with Applebees of Matthews, at 9616 E. Independence Blvd.,from 8 to 10 a.m. Jan. 5. The fundraiser will support the spring musical, Hairspray set to open Feb. 21. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the school during lunch periods Jan. 2-4 or online at http://flapjacks.eventbee.com.
Theater event: The musical, Little Women, will be performed by the CYC players under the direction of Gwen Berger Feb. 7 and 8 at Elevation Blakeney, 8835 Blakeney Professional Drive. The CYC players are the high school musical theater group of the homeschool choir, Carolina Youth Chorale. Tickets are on sale for $8. For information, www.CYCplayers.org.
The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.
Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email firstname.lastname@example.org to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.Read moreRead less