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St. Gabriel Catholic

Gardening class: Master Gardener Don Rosenberg will explain how to plan, plant, and manage an organic garden. $10. 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 15. 3016 Providence Road.

Providence Baptist

Fitness classes: Low-impact and strength-building. 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4921 Randolph Road.

Gentle yoga classes: 9 a.m. Mondays, 7:10 p.m. Tuesdays, 9:20 a.m. Wednesdays, and 3:15 p.m. Thursdays at Providence Baptist, 4921 Randolph Road. Noon Tuesdays at Sharon United Methodist, 4411 Sharon Road. 704-968-8161.

Temple Israel

Alternative service: Rock HaShabbat, a contemporary rock service featuring the TI Band. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Early Shabbat services, 5:30 p.m. Shabbat dinner, 6:15 p.m. 4901 Providence Road.

First Baptist, Indian Trail

Training session: All-Star Sunday School Training with guest speakers Josh Hunt, Steve Parr, and Allan Taylor. $25. 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 18. 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail. Register at 704-882-1005; More information at

Calvary Church

Spring sports registration: CHAMP soccer, flag football, t-ball, baseball, karate. Practices begin Feb. 27. 5801 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Stallings United Methodist

Bible study: Dr. James Efird will lead a study of Daniel and Revelation. 7-9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 8:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 18. Dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 18. 1115 Stallings Road, Stallings.

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.

Harrison United Methodist, Pineville

Consignment sale: Consignor registration now open. Kids' clothing, maternity, toys, furniture, more. Free. 6-8 p.m. March 1 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2. Half-price sale, 8 a.m.-noon March 3. 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville.

The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte

Lunch and Learn: "Financial Boot Camp for Seniors." 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Atria-MerryWood, 3600 Park Road.

Sharon United Methodist

Bible study: Duke Divinity School Professor Emeritus Dr. James Efird will lead a study on Paul's letter to the Romans. $15. 7-9 p.m. March 2 and 8:30 a.m.-noon March 3. Continental breakfast at 8 a.m. March 3. 4411 Sharon Road. 704-366-9166;

Central Church Life Care Center

Seminar: Robert and Cindi Dodd present "Loving a Prodigal." 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 25. 5500 Randolph Road. 704-365-6112;

South Mecklenburg Presbyterian

Workshop: Marriage and family therapist Susan King will present "Creating a Safe Haven Marriage." 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the chapel. 8601 Bryant Farms Road.

St. Francis United Methodist

Preschool registration: Fall classes for age two through pre-K. Peanut-free facility. 9 a.m. Feb. 22. 4200 McKee Road.