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Pineville United Methodist

Exercise classes: 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $3 per session. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. 704-889-2022;

Temple Beth El & Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte

Lecture: The seventh Schloss summer lecture features Dr. Alexa Royden and Dr. Rafi Danziger on "The Revolutions and Evolution of the Middle East and Their Impact on Israel." Shabbat summer services will be held at 6 p.m. July 29, followed by dinner and the lecture. Dinner reservations required. $10. 5101 Providence Road. 704-749-3070;

St. John Neumann Catholic

Family game night: Friendly competition, prizes and fun. Pizza, snacks, desserts and drinks available for purchase. 6 p.m. July 30. 8451 Idlewild Road.

Dilworth United Methodist

Zumba fitness classes: All ability levels welcome. $3 per class. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Register before class. 605 East Boulevard. 704-333-4173.

First Baptist, Matthews

Women's fitness classes: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. $3 per class. 185 S. Trade St., Matthews.

The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Lunch and learn: "Enhancing Weight Loss" with Dr. Ryan Giel of Wellness Chiropractic. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 26 at Summit Place of SouthPark, 2101 Runnymede Lane. Reservations: 704-365-1995;

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

Blood drive: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 30. 8601 Bryant Farms Road.

Providence Presbyterian

Writers' workshop: Richard Krawiec will lead a workshop for beginning and experienced poets. Learn how to get published. $75. Noon-5 p.m. July 23. 10140 Providence Church Lane. Register at