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Matthews

Matthews Alive! Festival:

Live music, entertainment, vendors, parade and quilt show. 12 p.m. today; 10 a.m. Monday. www.matthewsalive.org. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St. 704-847-4411. www.matthewsnc.com

Monday

Indian Trail

Toddler Time:

For ages 12-36 months and a caregiver. 9:30 a.m. Union West Regional Library, 123 Unionville-Indian Trail Road. 704-821-7475. www.union.lib.nc.us

Baby Time:

For babies and their caregivers. 10:30 a.m. West Regional Library, 123 Unionville-Indian Trail Road. 704-821-7475. www.union.lib.nc.us

TOPS (Take Off

Pounds Sensibly):

6 p.m. Free. Indian Trail United Methodist Church, 113 Indian Trail Rd.. 704-283-7402.

Matthews

Matthews Auto & Motorcycle Classic:

Hundreds of cars and motorcycles will be displayed; awards will be given. Live music. Raffle benefiting the Matthews Police Department. 9 a.m. Matthews Station Street. 704-847-3649. www.matthewschamber.com

Matthews Alive! Festival:

Live music, entertainment, vendors, parade and quilt show. 10 a.m. www.matthewsalive.org. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St. 704-847-4411. www.matthewsnc.com

Monroe

Bilingual Family

Story Time / Cuentos bilingues en espanol

para todo la familia:

Thirty minutes of stories in Spanish and English for the whole family. All ages welcome. 6 p.m. Union County Public Library, 316 E. Windsor St. 704-283-8184. www.union.lib.nc.us

Monroe TOPS:

6:30 p.m. Free. First Baptist Church, 109 Morrow Street.

Union County Board

of Adjustment:

7 p.m. Union County Public Works, 400 N. Church St. 704-283-3816.

Union County Board

of Commissioners:

7 p.m. Union County Government Center, 400 N. Main St.704-283-3810.

Wesley Chapel

Adventurers 4-H Club:

6:30 p.m. 704-283-5785. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 120 Potter Rd S.

Tuesday

Matthews

Swing Dancing:

Open Swing Dancing Party. No partner required. 8 p.m. $5. 704-293-4862. www.lovinlindy.com. Crews Road Recreation Center, 1201 Crews Road. 704-708-4432.

Monroe

Citizens Appointment Committee Meeting:

8 a.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Real Estate

Investors Group:

8:30 a.m. Janet's Corner Cafe, 101 E. Franklin St.

Preschool Story Time:

For ages 3, 4 and 5. 10 a.m. Union County Public Library, 316 E. Windsor St. 704-283-8184. www.union.lib.nc.us

Monroe Rotary Club:

12 p.m. Rolling Hills Country Club, 2722 W. Roosevelt Blvd. 704-283-8201.

Union County

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting:

4:30 p.m. Heritage Room, 300 North Main Street.

Monroe City Council:

6:30 p.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Waxhaw

Waxhaw Farmers Market:

3 p.m. Waxhaw Farmers Market, Broome Street and West North Main Street.

Wesley Chapel

Senior Chair Yoga:

9:30 a.m. Free. 704-843-1603. Union United Methodist Church, 6315 New Town Rd. 704-843-1603.

Wingate

Wingate Board

of Commissioners:

7 p.m. Jesse Helms Center, 3910 U.S. Highway 74. 704-233-1776.

Wednesday

Indian Trail

Town of Indian Trail Pedestrian Planning

Open House:

Citizens can offer input on the town's pedestrian plan map and draft development standards. 4 p.m. Free. 704-821-5401. www.indiantrail.org. Hemby Bridge Volunteer Fire Department, 6628 Mill Grove Road.

Monroe

Monroe Breakfast

Rotary Club:

7:30 a.m. Golden Corral, 2507 W. Roosevelt Blvd.

Baby Time:

For babies and their caregivers. 10:30 a.m. Union County Public Library, 316 E. Windsor St. 704-283-8184. www.union.lib.nc.us

Community Development Committee Meeting:

2 p.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Planning Board Meeting:

6:30 p.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Classic Cruisers:

For classic car enthusiasts. 7 p.m. Poplin Place Shopping Center, 3103 W. Highway 74.

Stallings

Karaoke:

8:30 p.m. Skinnyz Bar & Grille, 15060 Idlewild Road, Stallings. 704-893-2157.

Thursday

Indian Trail

Union West Rotary Club:

7:30 a.m. Free. Indian Trail Town Hall, 100 Navajo Trail. 704-821-8114.

Town of Indian Trail

Pedestrian Planning

Open House:

Citizens can offer input on the town's pedestrian map and draft development standards. 4 p.m. Free. 704-821-5401. www.indiantrail.org. Stallings Volunteer Fire Department, 4616 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail.

Monroe

Annexation Committee Meeting:

8 a.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Economic Development Commission Meeting:

12 p.m. Monroe City Hall, 300 Crowell St. 704-282-4502.

Monroe Kiwanis Club:

12 p.m. Free. Rolling Hills Country Club, 2722 W. Roosevelt Blvd. 704-283-8201.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meeting:

6 p.m. Free. Love Baptist Church, 707 Deese Rd.

Waxhaw

Waxhaw-Weddington Sunrise Rotary Club:

7:30 a.m. Free. Rippingtons Incorporated, 109 W. South Main St. 704-843-4806.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meeting:

6 p.m. Waxhaw Bible Church, 6810 Pleasant Grove Rd.

Friday

Indian Trail

Poetry Reading

7 p.m. Freshly Brewed Coffee House and Cafe, 7878 Idlewild Road. Sponsored by the Indian Trail Art and Historical Society. Featured poets are Michelle Fulton and Don Mager, who have both published books of poetry. Open mike session at the end of program for anyone who wants to read their poetry.

Monroe

Business Network International:

7:30 p.m. Free. Golden Corral, 2507 W. Roosevelt Blvd.

Sept. 9

Matthews

Improv and

Stand-Up Comedy:

Live improv comedy and local stand-up comedians. 8 p.m. Free. Comedy Zone, 11329 E. Independence Blvd. 704-845-2211. www.matthewscomedyzone.com

Sep. 13

Matthews

Brookhaven Family Fun Run/Walk:

5K run/walk, one-mile run for kids 12 and under, 100-yard dash for kids and a 40-yard dash for kids. All proceeds will go towards researching a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. 9 a.m. $15. 704-644-8350. Brookhaven subdivision, 3001 Stanbury Drive. www.parentprojectmd.org/brookhavenfamilyrun

Waxhaw

Historic Waxhaw

Walking Tour:

Learn more about the history of Waxhaw. 10:30 a.m. Free. 704-843-2246. www.waxhaw.com. Waxhaw United Methodist Church, 200 McDonald St.

Wesley Chapel

Community Yard Sale

to Benefit New Town Elementary School:

Stonegate, Silver Creek, Berkshire, New Town Village and Wesley Oaks neighborhoods are raising funds to support the New Town Elementary Capital Improvement Fund. 7 a.m. 704-726-3537. Yard Sale - Multiple Neighborhoods, 5200 New Town Road, Waxhaw.

Sep. 26

Mint Hill

Mint Hill Madness:

Rides, entertainment, food, arts and crafts. 6 p.m. Sep. 26; 9:30 a.m. Sep. 27; 10 a.m. Sep. 28. Free with $3 parking donation. 8850 Fairview Road. 704-573-8282. www.minthillchamberof commerce.com

Sep. 27

Matthews

23rd annual ArtFest

of Matthews:

Free fine art and master craft show. Entertainment, youth art exhibit, children's hands-on art area with pottery making. 10 a.m. ArtFest of Matthews, Matthews Station Street. 704-847-3649. www.matthewschamber.com

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