South Charlotte

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Fairview Road

Free tutoring: High school students will offer free tutoring for elementary schoolchildren every Saturday until April 30 at the Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd. Students can get help with reading, math or homework. To register for a 45-minute session, call 704-416-5421 or sign up at Morrison Regional's Children's Desk. Details: 704-416-5400.

Rea Road

Support groups: Calvary Church is launching its winter support groups at 6:45 p.m. Jan. 17. Topics include: dealing with divorce for adults and kids, cancer and caregivers, men overcoming addictions, trusting God in your circumstances, women's weight control and healthy living, and more. Groups are confidential and open to the community. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Early registration recommended. Details:

South Charlotte

Cancer fundraiser: Registration for the 2011 bicycle race "24 Hours of Booty" opens Jan. 5. The ninth annual Charlotte loop will be 7 p.m. July 29-30 in Myers Park. Race officials are hoping for 2,100 riders to raise $1 million for cancer research and survivorship. Participants are encouraged to register early. Details:

South Charlotte

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