South Charlotte

Movies Under the Stars, Drawing for Teens and more!

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Aug. 10

Kids' Summer Baseball Camp:

David Darwin leads instruction in fielding, hitting, game strategy, pitching and more for first- through sixth-graders. Registration fee includes T-shirt. A ministry of First Baptist Church Matthews. 8:30 a.m. $85. Warner Fields, 515 Matthews Township Parkway, Matthews. 704-847-9150. www.crosspointsports.org.

Ruth Bell Graham: "The Heart of a Missionary":

This exhibit will highlight Graham's interest in missionaries, prisoners, young people and more. 9:30 a.m. Free. Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Drive, Charlotte. 704-401-3200. www.billygraham.org.

A Time to Garden:

There are always plants to water, weeds to pull and vegetables to harvest in the Children's Garden. Drop by Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and noon to help. Limit four children per adult. 10 a.m. Children free with $6 adult garden admission. Wing Haven, 248 Ridgewood Ave., Charlotte. 704-331-0664. www.winghavengardens.com.

Make & Take Classes:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25, kids age 4 and older can visit any A.C. Moore store from 3-5 p.m. to make their own cool age-appropriate craft to take home. Free while supplies last. 3 p.m. A.C. Moore, 1834 Matthews Township Parkway, Matthews. 704-814-4305. www.acmoore.com.

Landlord Association Meeting:

Stay informed of the current laws and regulations even if you have a property management company managing your properties. 6 p.m. Free for members; visitors $15. Metrolina Real Estate Investors Association, 122 W. Woodlawn Road, Charlotte. 704-523-1570. www.metrolinareia.org.

MatchMaker Tennis Fall Leagues in Charlotte:

Registration for the 2011 Fall Recreational Tennis Leagues will close Aug. 31. Leagues for beginners, intermediates and advanced players: Men & Women's Singles, Men & Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles and 3-on-3 Team Tennis. 6:30 p.m. $15. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd., Charlotte. 704-443-8668. www.matchmakertennis.com.

Year Round Sports Registration:

New Way Foundation is accepting registrations for the following sports: football, cheerleading and basketball for ages 8-17. All three sports are year-round programs. One-time registration fee of $30; free for military families. 6:30 p.m. 704-497-3862. www.newwayfoundation.com. Levine Jewish Community Center, 5007 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-366-5007. www.charlottejcc.org.

Aug. 11

Pineville Downtown Farmers Market:

3 p.m. Pineville Police Department, 300 Main St., Pineville.www.pinevillenc.net.

Oil Painting for Adults:

Joni Purk will teach group projects (optional), palette-knife painting, still life, impressionism, plein air and more. 6:30 p.m. $30 a night, 2 1/2 hours; paid monthly. Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte. 704-541-0741. www.CharlotteFineArt.com.

Gospel Fit Dance:

The choreographed intervals include high- and low-impact tae-bo, kickboxing and Latin dance moves. One free trial session per person; every Tuesday. 7:30 p.m. $6 per session. J'adore Ballroom, 508 Griffith Road, Charlotte. 704-905-8678. www.gospelfitdance.com.

Gala Early Music Concert:

World-class flautists perform early music with traverso virtuoso Rachel Brown and the Dorian Consort. Works include J.S. Bach's Brandenburg No. 5, Orchestra Suite No. 2 in B Minor and the A minor Partita and sonatas by Quantz. Tickets at the door of the Belk Theater. 8 p.m. $30-$20 students. Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte. 704-339-6000. www.nfaonline.org.

Aug. 12

SouthPark Movies Under The Stars:

Friday from Aug. 5-26, the mall will host Movies Under The Stars, a free night of movies and more, where shoppers can enjoy feature films themed for families under the stars on a 30-foot screen. 7 p.m. Free. Symphony Park at SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte. 704-315-6284 office.

Aug. 13

OnStage School of Performing Arts Open House:

Meet the instructors and tour the new studio and performance venue. Voice, theatre and music lessons for all ages, beginner to advanced. The Fountains on Ardrey Kell Road. 10 a.m. OnStage School of Performing Arts, 8129 Ardrey Kell Road, Suite 104, Charlotte. 704-246-8160. www.onstagecharlotte.com.

Taste of Tennis - Beginner Classes for Adults:

Free beginner tennis class for adults. 10 a.m. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd., Charlotte. 704-443-8668. www.matchmakertennis.com.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous:

Food Addicts is a program based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues, fees, or weigh-ins at meetings. 10:15 a.m. Free. Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center, 100 Billingsley Road, Charlotte. 704-348-1569. www.foodaddicts.org.

Crafts for Kids:

Free crafts for kids every Saturday at Lakeshore Learning Store. Age 3 and older. 11 a.m. Lakeshore Learning, 10005 E. Independence Blvd., Matthews. 704-849-2370. www.lakeshorelearning.com.

Saturdays On Selwyn:

Selwyn shopkeepers offer a casual way to celebrate summer and showcase their stores with fun, family-friendly live music events every Saturday throughout the summer. 6 p.m. Free. FABO Cafe, 2820 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte. 704-900-2430. www.faboparty.com.

Aug. 14

Sunday Brunch with Erica from 91.9:

Join Ruth's Chris Steak House and Erica from 91.9 radio for Sunday Brunch. This will be a time for fellowship and ministry from Erica. Proceeds go to local charities. Ticket purchase includes brunch from Ruth's Chris Steak House. $25. 1 p.m. Ruth's Chris Steak House, 6000 Fairview Road, Charlotte. 704-556-1115.www.ruthschris.com.

Aug. 15

Drawing For Teens:

Sheryl Marx will teach the five skills of drawing. This is a skill-based class where all levels are welcome. 4 p.m. $180 (six two-hour sessions). Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte. 704-541-0741. www.CharlotteFineArt.com.

Aug. 16

Saving to Build Wealth Workshop:

Learn to set financial goals and other ways to help your money grow. Registration required: sburns@cmhp.org. 6 p.m. Free. Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, 4601 Charlotte Park Drive, Suite 350, Charlotte. 704-342-0933. www.cmhp.org.

Drawing Class for Adults:

Sheryl Marx will teach the five skills of drawing. This is a skill-based class where all levels are welcome. Develop observation and drawing skills. 6:30 p.m. $180 (six two-hour classes). Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte. 704-541-0741. www.CharlotteFineArt.com.

Aug. 17

CMC-Pineville Community Seminar Series: Women's Wellness:

CMC-Pineville offers free wellness seminars provided by physicians who are leading the way in advanced personalized medicine. Join us for the August installment of the CMC-Pineville community seminar series. Registration required. Uterine Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence. 6 p.m. Free. 704-667-6509 or email matthew.roden@carolinashealthcare. CMC-Pineville, 10628 Park Road, Charlotte. www.cmc-pineville.org.

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