Registration open: The fifth annual Tour de Turns ride is Aug. 27 and registration is open. The ride for all skill levels benefits Friendship Trays, Friendship Kitchen and Friendship Garden. The 15- and 25-mile routes are through shaded neighborhood streets with minimal travel distance on thoroughfares. A majority of the 37- and 62-mile routes are through shaded neighborhood streets with some travel distance on thoroughfares. Registration information available at www.tourdeturns.org. For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-578-5148.
June Tunes: The Coteries will perform 7:30 p.m. June 11 on the lawn of Town Hall. Bring your chair and blankets to enjoy the music of lead singer Emily Parasiliti and acoustic guitar work from Matt Runciman and Ben Brosh.
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In Fullwood Theatre: Matthews Playhouse will present the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “Oklahoma,” June 10-26, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in the Fullwood Theatre of the Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St.
Director June Bayless said more than 100 talented folks auditioned for the theater’s annual summer musical – the biggest production the playhouse produces each year. Tickets are $12 for children; $15 for students & seniors; $18 for adults. Group rates available. Tickets can be purchased at www.matthewsplayhouse.com
Learn to feed baby birds: If you live near Indian Trail and would like to be trained to learn how to feed baby songbirds with the rescue, email Lori at: email@example.com. Feeding volunteers work a three-hour shift each week through baby season, which typically ends in late July. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
Events listings: You now can publish your events each week online and in the Community News sections of The Charlotte Observer.
The list of events you can publish includes: workshops, social gatherings, club meetings, civic group meetings, support group activities, festivals, sign-ups for athletic events and other news that will be part of our “Happening nearby” calendar. Area news about places of worship also is part of the print and online publications.
You can enter the calendar items yourself. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com, click on “Add Event,” and enter your information. Enter items online at least two weeks in advance.
Each Wednesday the calendar and religion news for the region will be published in Lake Norman News. More complete lists will be published online at www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/. Click on the Lake Norman tab.
Please send faith-related news to Erica Batten at firstname.lastname@example.org.