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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;

Sharon Presbyterian

Blood drive: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14. 5201 Sharon Road. Register at 704-553-0869.

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;

Shepherd's Center South

Book club: Discussion of Ron Rash's "One Foot in Eden." Please read the selection prior to the meeting. 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 704-541-0100;

The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Computer class: "How to Keep Cyber-Predators Away." Learn to keep your information safe from prying eyes and scammers. $25. 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 8, 10 and 12 at Southminster Retirement Community, 8919 Park Road. Register at

Providence Presbyterian

Writers' workshop: Karen Ackerson will lead a workshop on revising for publication. $75. Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 6. 10140 Providence Church Lane. Register at

Sardis Baptist

Yoga classes: Open to anyone who wants to improve flexibility and balance, increase strength, deepen breath and gain peace of mind. Space limited. 4:35 and 6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Please register prior to class. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.

Harrison United Methodist, Pineville

Kids' consignment sale: Fall and winter clothing for newborns, kids, teens and maternity, plus baby equipment, toys, furniture, more. Free admission. No strollers in sales area. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 25 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26. Half price sale, 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 27. 15008 Lancaster Highway, Pineville.

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

Community concert: The Snyder Family Band, a bluegrass band from Lexington, will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Free; a love offering will be collected.

Sheet collection: The church is collecting sheets for The Center of Hope. New and gently used sheets, flat and fitted, any size; twin preferred. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.