Run back to the 80s 5K
This themed 5K will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at Two Wells Fargo Plaza uptown. The event features music, pop culture giveaways and participants will receive an 80s finisher metal. A themed finish party will be hosted at Pavilion at EpiCentre. Awards will be given to fastest overall male and female; costume king and queen and the largest team in 80s theme. The nonprofit partner is Charlotte Community ToolBank. Online registration closes Thursday. Details and to register: www.runbacktothe80s.com; www.facebook.com/RunBackToThe80s.
Mothers Day Friends Run
Jewish Family Services will hold its annual Friends Run 5K at 8 a.m. at Shalom Park, 5007 Providence Road. The 5K chip-timed race starts at 8 a.m., the 1-mile family fun run/walk at 8:45 a.m. Those not participating in races can run the Breakfast in Bed relay, and the morning will also feature free food, an auction, and Mellow Mushroom will provide a Kids Zone. Details and to register: jfscharlotte.org.
The Mecklenburg County Asthma Coalition will host its spring meeting 2-3:30 p.m. May 15 in the multipurpose room of the Mecklenburg County Health Department, 249 Billingsley Road. Dr. Maeve OConnor of Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief of Charlotte will discuss updates in care for pediatric asthma. RSVP by May 13: firstname.lastname@example.org. Details and questions: email@example.com.
The Womens Wellness Boutique at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center is hosting a wig drive during May to benefit cancer patients. New or gently used wigs, scarves, turbans and hats may be dropped off 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays at the visitors desk at the main entrance, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. Details: 704-660-4856; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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