24-Hour Garage Sale: There will be a 24-Hour Garage Sale from 6 a.m. April 16 to 6 a.m. April 17 at 5309 Stallworth Drive. A portion of the proceeds will go to 24 Hours of Booty, a nonprofit that runs the national 24-hour road cycling charity event. Hosted by the 24 Hours of Booty Bank of America team, the garage sale is open to the public and will feature free gifts and various buy-one-get-one-free specials between midnight and 6 a.m. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library celebration: In honor of National Library Week and National Volunteers Week, the Matthews Branch Library, 230 Matthews Station St., is having a celebration 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9. Festivities include: a meet-and-greet with local authors 11 a.m.-1 p.m., games, crafts and movies in the community room with free popcorn. Mayor Jim Taylor, town commissioner Nancy Moore and TV personality Moira Quinn will read stories by the fireplace 2-4 p.m. The Matthews Branch Library recently was awarded the Centralina Council of Governments' Excellence in Service to Citizens award for its work with volunteers to keep the library open an additional day each week despite budget cuts.
Community House Road
Log cabin lecture: The Lower Providence Community House log cabin will host an "Antique Appraisals and Downsizing" lecture 3 p.m. April 10. Cost is $10. No jewelry or fine arts. 9735 Community House Road. Details: 704-905-8334.