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Posted at 3:47pm on Mar. 24, 2014

Join Community Blood Center of the Carolinas in supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte through its third annual Pint for a Night campaign. For each blood donation through April 30, CBCC will make a financial contribution to RMH of Charlotte. 8 a.m. Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, 4447 South Blvd., Charlotte. 704-972-4700. www.cbcc.us.

Charlotte charities: Giving back

Posted at 11:14am on Mar. 27, 2014

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, the nonprofit primary blood supplier for local hospitals, will hold its Pint for a Night campaign during March and April.

Religion news: Elizabeth Missionary Baptist pastor to become bishop

Posted at 1:33pm on Mar. 20, 2014

On March 29, an ordination and consecration service will be held for Dr. Osco Gardin. The senior pastor at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist since 1996, Gardin has been elevated to the office of bishop.

Giving Back: Lupus Foundation, NC Chapter, raises $74,000

Posted at 11:47am on Mar. 18, 2014

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter, announced that the eighth annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala raised more than $74,000 and drew record-attendance with 285 people.

Religion news

Posted at 12:51pm on Mar. 14, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 2:36pm on Mar. 10, 2014

By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children younger than 4 are free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Giving back

Posted at 12:49pm on Mar. 12, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Community calendar

Posted at 1:01pm on Mar. 4, 2014

By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children younger than 4 are free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; and children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Giving back

Posted at 9:00am on Mar. 5, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Religion news

Posted at 1:52pm on Feb. 28, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 10:33am on Feb. 25, 2014

By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children younger than 4 free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Giving back

Posted at 1:28pm on Feb. 19, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Religion news

Posted at 9:12am on Feb. 14, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 12:58pm on Feb. 11, 2014

By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children yonger than 4 free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Religion news, Feb. 9

Posted at 12:19pm on Feb. 5, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 11:07am on Feb. 3, 2014

By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children younger than 4 are free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Giving back

Posted at 9:36am on Feb. 5, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Religion news

Posted at 4:42pm on Jan. 28, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Giving back

Posted at 10:08am on Jan. 30, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Religion news

Posted at 9:29am on Jan. 22, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 2:18pm on Jan. 23, 2014

The cold months of January and February are the most productive blooming season for many tropical orchids. By pairing colorful orchid displays with select pieces by local artist Rick Lazes, the Garden’s Orchid Conservatory will be one of the warmest places to brighten your winter. 9 a.m. Members and children younger than 4 free; adults $12; seniors 60 or older $10; and children 4-12 $6. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. www.dsbg.org.

Giving back

Posted at 11:12am on Jan. 21, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Religion news

Posted at 11:18am on Jan. 15, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 11:29am on Jan. 14, 2014

Pike Nurseries is offering Christmas tree recycling services. Customers looking to recycle Christmas trees can drop them off at a local Pike Nurseries store. Pike is also offering a tree pick-up and disposal service for $50 through Jan.31. 9 a.m. Free. Pike Nurseries, 12630 N. Community House Road, Charlotte. 704-341-PIKE (7453). www.pikenursery.com.

Giving back

Posted at 3:10pm on Jan. 15, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Brunch, openings and more kick off new year

Posted at 3:32pm on Jan. 10, 2014

The highly anticipated Lumiere hopes to open in Myers Park this month. Chef Tom Condron and Matthew Pera of The Liberty have joined to create this new French eatery. The team aims to bring French fine dining back to the Queen City with a menu of traditional favorites and modern dishes.

Religion news

Posted at 4:22pm on Jan. 9, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Community calendar

Posted at 10:08am on Jan. 8, 2014

Anami Montessori School is hosting an open house. Hear an overview of the Montessori method, view the classrooms and children’s work, hear the teachers speak about Montessori and have your questions answered. 1:30 p.m. Free. Anami Montessori School, 2901 Archdale Drive, Charlotte. 704-556-0042. www.anamimontessori.org.

Giving back

Posted at 12:45pm on Jan. 7, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Giving back

Posted at 11:34am on Dec. 31, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Community calendar

Posted at 10:24am on Dec. 24, 2013

Enjoy an enchanting collection of gingerbread creations throughout the holiday season. Attendees may vote on their favorite gingerbread creation with a $1 minimum donation per vote. Proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital. 9 a.m. Free; donations to Levine Children’s Hospital are encouraged. The Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte. 704-248-4000. www.theballantynehotel.com.

Giving back

Posted at 3:47pm on Dec. 24, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Giving back

Posted at 1:25pm on Dec. 19, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Christmas Eve worship

Posted at 11:11am on Dec. 19, 2013

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Community calendar

Posted at 11:26am on Dec. 9, 2013

Volunteers from Orphans to Ambassadors and Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council will offer holiday gift-wrapping. Proceeds will benefit Orphans to Ambassadors, Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Council and Simon Youth Foundation. 8 a.m. SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte. www.simon.com/mall/southpark.

Giving back

Posted at 4:10pm on Dec. 11, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Briefly

Posted at 2:17pm on Dec. 10, 2013

Free Concert: The Charlotte Bronze Handbell Ensemble, the largest community handbell group in the Piedmont, will perform its free holiday concert 7p.m. Dec.15 in the Family Life Center Gym at Morning Star Lutheran Church, 12509 Idlewild Road. Details: charlottebronze@elitemail.org or 704-577-6524.

Religion news

Posted at 2:52pm on Nov. 1, 2013

Compiled by Erica Batten

Giving back

Posted at 12:44pm on Nov. 26, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Giving back

Posted at 12:30pm on Nov. 19, 2013

Compiled by Lauren Bailey