“The Hand That Feeds,” 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 3, Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th St. The film follows undocumented immigrants facing an uphill battle and the threat of deportation when they take on a popular restaurant in New York City where they work, demanding better wages and a union. Discussion will follow. Free. Registration: 704-333-1887.
Join a naturalist from the McDowell Nature Center and explore the birds of Mecklenburg County. The four-week class meets Tuesday mornings at the Tyvola Senior Center starting Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. The first three sessions are 50 minutes; the last session, Sept. 29, will include a field trip and hike beginning at 9 a.m. Free, but there’s a $5 charge for the trip. Registration required: 704-588-5224.
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Seniors’ Morning Coffee will discuss the basics of Medicare, Myers Park Library, 1361 Queens Road, 10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 10. No registration required, refreshments provided.
John Highfill, a member of the Senior N.C. Tarheel Legislature and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Council on Aging, will give an update on what is happening in the Legislature pertaining to senior issues. Sept. 11, 1 p.m., Jewish Community Center, FSP Boardroom, 5007 Providence Road. Free. 704-366-5007.
“Six Strings Saturdays” Sept. 5 at 2 p.m., Tryon Street patio in front of Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. Concert series features local artists and a variety of music.