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South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

School supply collection: The church will collect school supplies for local charities until Sept. 11. Supplies will be distributed to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students living in poverty. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Pineville United Methodist

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

Providence Presbyterian

Writers' workshop: Michael Smith will discuss elements of fiction writing. $75. Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 27. 10140 Providence Church Lane. Register at

Harrison United Methodist

Kids' consignment sale: Fall and winter clothing for newborns, kids, teens and maternity, plus baby equipment, toys, furniture and more. Free. 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.

Calvary Church

Support groups: Registration is open for fall support groups. Monthly groups include Living Hope and CareWise. Weekly groups include DivorceCare, DivorceCare for Kids, Boundaries, First Place 4 Health and Overcoming. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road. Details: