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St. Stephen United Methodist
Career ministry group: Matthew Cicco and Bryon Grogan lead Ministry at Work, a faith-based group for the unemployed to exchange job search ideas. Open to people of any religious affiliation. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824; www.ststephenumc.net.
St. Matthew Catholic
Retirees' summer camp: "Leisure & Learn" includes lunch, workshops, speakers and summer fun each Thursday in July. Early registration now open. $19 per person.
Newcomers' Club: Learn about resources and opportunities for a better life in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Each month, a local community or business leader will join us for coffee and chat time. Registration required. 8015 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jewish Family Services Of Charlotte
Fundraiser: Falafel 5K and one-mile family fun run. 8 a.m. May 8 at Shalom Park, 5007 Providence Road. Register at www.jfscharlotte.org.
St. John's Episcopal
Job hunters' group: Expert speakers provide job search tips, résumé reviews, interview coaching and networking opportunities. No fees or registration. 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 1623 Carmel Road. www.saintjohns-charlotte.org.
St. Gabriel Catholic
Adult day respite: Shining Stars provides socialization and enjoyment for elderly family members with memory loss. Food, supplies and field trips included in program fee. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at St. Gabriel Catholic; Tuesdays and Thursdays at Sardis Presbyterian.
Support group: Caregivers for elderly persons with memory loss will meet twice monthly. 3016 Providence Road. www.stgabrielchurch.org.
Grief support group: Dr. Beth Brearley-Parker will facilitate. 10 a.m. Wednesdays starting May 11. 5201 Sharon Road. Information and registration at 704-553-0869.
Charlotte Christian Chamber of Commerce
Luncheon: Speaker Manny Ohonme. 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. May 12 at Maggiano's Little Italy, 4400 Sharon Road. Register at www.charlottechristianchamber.org.
Providence United Methodist
Guest speaker: Sports broadcaster Jim Nantz will talk about his life, career, faith and relationship with his father. Free. Refreshments served. 5:30-7 p.m. May 6. 2810 Providence Road. www.providenceumc.org.
St. Luke Catholic
Fundraiser: "Cabaret - Take 2" features a variety of musical groups. Beverages and dessert included. $10. 7 p.m. May 6-7. 13700 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill. www.stlukechurch.net.
The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
Computer class: Tips for speeding up slow computers, backing up files, creating passwords, more. $10. 9 a.m.-noon May 10 or June 8 at Southminster Retirement Community, 8919 Park Road. www.shepherdscharlotte.org.