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Avondale Presbyterian

Wonderful Wednesdays: Join us for fellowship, food and learning. Classes include "Faith and Film," "Islam and Judaism," and "A Labyrinth Series." Children's programs and nursery provided. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 17. Dinner is served at 5:30 at $6 for adults and $3 for children. 2821 Park Road. 704-333-6194;

Hope Cancer Ministries

Tree of Hope: Join us for live Christmas music and food. Our Tree of Hope will be filled with names of children and families affected by cancer that need your help at Christmastime. 7 p.m. Nov. 19. 4824 Sharon View Road.

Carmel Presbyterian

Weight management group: Interest meeting for "Weight: I'm in Charge!" coaching support group. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in Ligon Hall. 2048 Carmel Road.

Congregation Ohr Hatorah

Boys' educational group: Jewish Activity Mitzvah Seminar includes multimedia presentations and activities for boys in grades 6-8. Topics include a kosher meat demonstration, practical lessons for modern society, Ivrit series, more. 10 a.m.-noon Sundays. 6619 Sardis Road.

Christ Episcopal

Community Thanksgiving service: Combined celebration of six Myers Park churches. People of all faiths welcome, 10 a.m. Nov. 25. 1412 Providence Road.

Providence Baptist

Fitness classes: Low-impact and strength-building classes for adults ages 60 and up. $5 per class. 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4921 Randolph Road.

Gentle yoga classes: 9 a.m. Mondays, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, and 3:15 p.m. Thursdays at Providence Baptist, 4921 Randolph Road. 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Sharon United Methodist, 4411 Sharon Road. $8-$10; family members attend at half price. 704-968-8161.

The Presbytery of Charlotte

Job seeker seminar: "Surviving the Unemployment Roller Coaster: From Stress to Success" with the Rev. Elizabeth Hyland. Lunch provided. Free. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 19 at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian, 8601 Bryant Farms Road. Reservations: 704-535-9999 ext. 213.

Sardis Baptist

Beginners' yoga: Improve strength, balance, and flexibility and reduce stress. $10 per class; preregistration required. 4:45 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.

St. John's Episcopal

Job hunters' group: Expert speakers provide job search tips, resume reviews, interview coaching and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road.

Calvary Church

Thanksgiving communion service: Gather after the service for coffee, cider and pie. 7 p.m. Nov. 23. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Charlotte Friends of Jung

Lecture: Jungian analyst and author Deldon Anne McNeely will discuss the concept of individuation, which is central to the psychology of C. G. Jung. Members, $15; nonmembers, $20. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19.

Workshop: Deldon Anne McNeely presents a workshop on individuation. Members, $35; nonmembers, $45. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 20. Lecture and workshop at Movement Dialogues Studio, Suite 200, 4805 Park Road.

After Five Christian Women's Connection

Dinner party: Networking night featuring buffet, Premier jewelry, Scentsy candles, Tupperware, more. Mary Jane Battista will share her Charlie Brown story. $17. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 18 at Cedarwood Country Club, 4100 Pineville Matthews Road. Reservations:

Motivations Ministries

Christmas party: Live pianist, heavy hors d'oeuvres, gift card fundraiser. 7-10 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Johnson home, 1800 Queens Road W. $25 discount tickets available through Nov. 25.