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My Morning Jacket will play the Uptown Ampitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. Wednesday. Band member Jim James is shown here playing in Hollywood .
My Morning Jacket will play the Uptown Ampitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. Wednesday. Band member Jim James is shown here playing in Hollywood . TNS

Ace Atkins Book Signing

Park Road Books, 4139 Park Road

Wednesday, 7 p.m. Meet the New York Times bestselling author of 17 novels, including his most recent, “The Redeemers” and “Robert B. Parker’s Kickback.” Atkins is a former newspaper reporter and SEC football player who took over writing Parker’s Spenser series novels in 2012.

My Morning Jacket

Uptown Ampitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. The Louisville, Kentucky, alt-rock band plays off its latest album, “The Waterfall.” Tickets $29.50 - $45, www.livenation.com.

Ayrsley Kid’s Show - The Lego Movie

Ayrsley Grand Cinema, 9110 Kings Parade Blvd.

Thursday, 10 a.m. Free kids movies every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. through the summer continues with this week’s offering, “The Lego Movie.” More info at www.ayrsleycinemas.com, 980-297-7540.

Fit in ‘15 - Bootcamp

Romare Bearden Park, 300 S. Church St.

Friday, 6 a.m. Free daily fitness classes include Friday’s program, bootcamp. The class includes circuit training, athletic drills and challenging body weight strength work. .

Family First: Creation. Animation.

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture, 551 S. Tryon St.

Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Students ages 10-15 are invited to bring their smartphone or tablet and learn how to create an animation of their favorite tale in this workshop. Free, but limited to 20 participants. Sign up at www.ganttcenter.org.

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