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South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

School supply collection: The church will collect school supplies for local charities through Sept. 11. 8601 Bryant Farms Road. 704-544-0404.

Carmel Presbyterian

Barbecue and festival: Yard sale, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27. Barbecue, music, auction, 4-7 p.m. $10 per plate. 2048 Carmel Road.

Pineville United Methodist

Golf tournament: Eighth annual Scott Rea Memorial Tournament. Captain's choice. $60 per person. Lunch included. Proceeds support community outreach. 8 a.m. Sept. 19 at Renaissance Park Golf Course.

English classes: Improve speaking and writing skills. Open to community. 6-8 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 12 and 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 13. Classes go through May 2012. $40. 110 S. Polk St., Pineville. Register, 704-889-2022.

St. Stephen United Methodist

New worship schedule: Beginning Sept. 4, Traditional worship will be at 9 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school for all ages will be at 10:10 a.m. Praise and worship will be at 11:15 a.m. 6800 Sardis Road. 704-364-1824;

Providence United Methodist

Attic sale: Proceeds go to Haiti missions. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27. 2810 Providence Road.

Pleasant Hill Presbyterian

Guest speaker: Family psychologist, author and Observer columnist John Rosemond presents parenting advice. $10 before Aug. 24; $15 thereafter. 7 p.m. Sept. 7. 15000 York Road.

Harrison United Methodist

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

Providence Presbyterian

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