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Art exhibit: "Translations" features the works of Joana Wardell, Karen Simpson and Shug Lockett. Opening reception, 4-6 p.m. Feb. 4. Exhibit open Feb. 4-29 in the church gallery. 1412 Providence Road. 704-333-0378.
St. Michael's Anglican
Italian night: Dinner and cake walk. Adults, $10; family, $25. 5 p.m. Feb. 4. 2211 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews. Reservations: 704-537-7777.
Beginners' yoga classes: Open to anyone. 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. Space limited; please register prior to class. 5811 Sardis Road. 704-535-2831.
Weddington United Methodist
Grief support group: GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group for those grieving the death of a loved one. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 1. 13901 Providence Road, Weddington. www.weddingtonchurch.org.
Pineville Church of the Nazarene
Grief support group: GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group for those grieving the death of a loved one. $10. Child care available by reservation. 7 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 1. 8614 Pineville-Matthews Road. 704-542-3618; www.griefshare.org.
Shepherd's Center South
Classes: Adventures in Learning topics include genealogy, Charlotte-Mecklenburg history, jewelry making, more. $7 per day. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Stephen United Methodist, 6800 Sardis Road. www.shepherdscentersouth.org.
Community pancake breakfast: Hosted by the Men's Brotherhood. Adults, $5; children, $2.50. 7-10:30 a.m. Feb. 4. 4418 Rea Road. 704-759-9939.
Temple Beth El
Comparative religion series: "One God? Yours or Mine...A Provocative Look at the Concept of God." Community religious and education leaders will offer their perspectives and respond to questions. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Father Patrick Earl of St. Peter's Catholic will present the Catholic perspective on Feb. 7. 5101 Providence Road. 704-366-1948; www.beth-el.com.
Light of Christ United Methodist
Sermon series: "The Story: Finding Your Story in God's Story." 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. 9212 Bryant Farms Road. www.locumc.org.
The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
Seminar: "Seasonal Affective Disorder." 10-11 a.m. Feb. 3 at Trinity Presbyterian, 3115 Providence Road. www.shepherdscharlotte.org.
Fitness classes: Low-impact and strength-building. 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4921 Randolph Road.
First Baptist, Indian Trail
Concert: The Greenes will perform at 6 p.m. Feb. 12. Free. 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail. 704-882-1005; www.fbcit.org.
Shepherd's Center East
Valentine tea fundraiser: Authentic English tea with violin music by Verd Anna Cunningham. Space limited; reservations required. $25. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at St. Stephen United Methodist, 6800 Sardis Road. Reservations by Feb. 9: 704-338-1511.