The Refine Institute's High Tech Cosmetic Surgery Seminar:
A seminar titled “The End of the Knife: High-Tech/Less-Invasive Smartlipo, SmartXide DOT laser and Vectra 3-D Imaging System” includes a consultation with Dr. Andrew Gear, a cosmetic surgeon specializing in body contouring. 5:30 p.m. Free. The Refine Institute, 7725 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. 704-909-4800; www.refineinstitute.com.
Preventing Cancer With Nutrition:
Learn what foods contain cancer-fighting properties. Presented by the Naturopathic Physicians at Carolinas Natural Health Center. 5 p.m. Free. Earth Fare, 12235 N. Community House Road. 704-708-4404; www.carolinasnaturalhealth.com.
Charlotte Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Support Group:
John Heath of the Social Security Administration will speak on Social Security Disability and Medicare. 7 p.m. Free. Sharon Presbyterian Church, 5201 Sharon Road. 704-843-1193 (leave a message).