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Shepherd's Center South
Adventures in learning: Classes for seniors include The Complete Story of the Wright Brothers, Laughter as Medicine, Avoiding Scams and Frauds, more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, April 21-May 26 at St. Stephen United Methodist, 6800 Sardis Road. $25 in advance; $28 at the door. Lunch, $6 in advance; $7 day of class. 704-541-0100; www.shepherdscentersouth.org.
Harrison United Methodist
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Weight loss program: "Spiritual Secrets to Weight Loss." 8-week program addresses issues that may be keeping you from the healthy life you desire. $5 includes book. 7:45-9 p.m. Wednesdays starting April 28. 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville. 704-541-3463; www.harrisonumc.org.
St. Matthew Catholic
Newcomer mass: Newcomers will be recognized and receive a blessing. Members of the welcome committee will be available after mass to meet you and answer questions. 12:30 p.m. May 2. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. 704-543-7677.
The Well Church and Coffeehouse
Concert of prayer: Music, prayer, praise and worship. 7 p.m. Wednesdays. 220 Main St., Pineville. 704-889-4325; www.the-well.org.
Our Living Saviour Lutheran
Preschool registration: The preschool has ongoing registration. 6817 Carmel Road. 704-542-9110; www.livingsaviourlc.org.
Stough Memorial Baptist
Brunch: Women of Purpose spring brunch with guest speaker Melanie Henderson. $12. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 1. 705 Lakeview Drive, Pineville. 704-889-7665; www.mystough.org.
Professional development seminar: "A Recruiter's Perspective on Job Search" with Darius Bryant of Schaffer Associates. Presented by the Career Ministry. Free. 7 p.m. May 3. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. 704-543-1200; www.calvarychurch.com.
Pineville United Methodist
Exercise classes: Open to community. Walk-ins welcome. Chair Yoga, 10-11 a.m. Mondays; free. Floor yoga, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays; $3 per session. Exercise, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $3 per session.
Parents' morning out: Registration open for fall programs for ages 4 and 6-24 months. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. 704-889-2022; www.pinevilleumc.org.