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Job fair: U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick of North Carolina's District 9 is hosting a job fair 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Harris Conference Center, 3216 CPCC West Campus Drive. A career counselor will offer advice on resume building and interviewing techniques. Individuals with all experience levels and skill sets are encouraged to attend. Event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged: myrickrsvp@gmail.com. For a running list of participating employers: www.myrick.house.gov .

Matthews

Craft class: Make 16 handcrafted, ready-to-mail cards at the card-making and stamping class 6-9 p.m. July 23 at the Matthews Community Center, 100 East McDowell St. There will be new techniques and summer-themed products. All supplies are provided, including envelopes. Cost is $15 for Matthews residents, $20 for nonresidents. Details: 704-321-7275.

Carmel Road

Baseball: The South Park Youth Association is hosting the eight-day North Carolina Dixie Youth Majors State Baseball Tournament through July 30 at Carmel Middle School, 5001 Camilla Drive. Sixteen teams from around the state will be participating in the double elimination tournament. Winner moves on to the 2011 Dixie Youth World Series. Details: Jonathan Lahn, 704-905-9999; jlahn@insiteatlantic.com.

Rea Road

Blood drive: Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is hosting a blood drive 3-7 p.m. July 30 at Regal Cinemas Stonecrest, 7825 Rea Road. Details: www.cbcc.us.

Rea Road

Story time: Children's Theatre of Charlotte's Global Theatre Series will offer a story time 2 p.m. Aug. 1 at the South County Regional Library branch, 5801 Rea Road.

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