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The Refine Institute's High Tech Cosmetic Surgery Seminar Series:

Three seminars will focus on restoring your health and image through high-tech, less-invasive techniques including Smartlipo, SmartXide DOT laser & Vectra 3D Imaging. Seminars are complimentary and will include consultations with Dr. Andrew Gear, a specialty-trained cosmetic surgeon specializing in body contouring. Thursday: “Advancements in Facelifts & Skin Resurfacing,” located at The Residence at SouthPark, 4300 Sharon Road. Nov. 12: “Redefining The Mommy Makeover: Breast & Body Contouring,” located at The Refine Institute, 7725 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. Nov.18: “The End of the Knife: High-Tech/Less-Invasive Smartlipo, SmartXide DOT laser and Vectra 3D Imaging System,” located at The Refine Institute, 7725 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy. 5:30 p.m. Thursday ; 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12; 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Free. 704-909-4800. The Residence at SouthPark: 704-364-4848;

Parent Education Program: Beating Stress:

Kirk Martin, an expert on beating stress, will share ways parents and their children can overcome stress and anxiety. 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. 704-786-8171. Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord: 704-786-8171; www.cannonschool .org.

Nov. 11

"Living with Cancer During the Holidays: Create What You Want This Year":

Workshop to help people with cancer set realistic goals and develop a timeline for making the holiday season less stressful. Presented by Susan Ehrman, professional organizer and owner of StartFresh. 10 a.m. Free. Buddy Kemp Caring House, 242 Colonial Ave. 704-384-2273.

Natural Solutions for Women's Issues:

Licensed acupuncturist Stephanie Hall will discuss natural remedies for menstrual irregularities, fertility, and menopausal symptoms. 6:30 p.m. Free. Reservations requested: 704-342-1100. Earth Fare, 721 Governor Morrison St.