Health & Family

Classes, etc. for the 50+ set

Healthy Living

“Healthy Living in Today’s World” noon-1 p.m. Oct. 14 at Independence Regional Library’s IB Community Room, 6000 Conference Drive. Join a registered nurse from Carolinas Medical Center to learn and discuss the basics of nutrition and exercise to start, begin and maintain a healthier life. To register: 704-416-4821, option 4 or email

Lecture at Davidson

Join Jonothan Kozol 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Lilly Family Gallery at Davidson College, 200 D Road in Davidson. Kozol, renowned author, teacher and education theorist and activist, will give a provocative and reflective talk about his life and career, as well as his thoughts on today’s greatest challenges in public schools. This lecture is part of the Educational Studies Department’s Last Lecture Series inspired by the book by Randy Pausch.

Genealogy 101

Eager to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Drive. Free. Register in person or call 704-416-4800.

Growing Daylilies

“Daylily Hybridizing” 9 a.m. Oct. 17 with the Piedmont Daylily Club at Carmel Presbyterian Church, 2048 Carmel Road. Scott Elliott of Maneki Neko Gardens teaches about double, spider and unusual form daylilies as well as smalls and minis. Free. For more information: 704-962-9238.


“Yoga at the Nature Center” 6:15-7:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Reedy Creek Nature Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road. Slow down and connect with your breath in this gentle yoga class. No experience needed. Cost: $5 per class due at check in. To register: 980-314-1119.

Libido Lecture

“Sex And Sensibility: What’s Up With My Libido?” 6-9 p.m. Oct. 21 at The Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. Join the doctors of Novant Health Mintview OB/GYN to help men and women take control of their sexual health. Tickets: $10 per person and include appetizers and swag bag. Cash bar also available. For tickets: