South Charlotte

Community calendar

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsofsouthcharlotte.com. The print deadline is two weeks in advance of the event date.

Feb. 29

Introduction to Computers:

This six-week class will cover basic Windows information about your computer and an introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, database, surfing the Web and using email. Registration required. 9 a.m. $40 with Annual Discount Card, $60 without Annual Discount Card. Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-522-6222. www.cmseniorcenters.org

The Ethel Waters Exhibit:

The Ethel Waters Exhibit will feature memorabilia from her remarkable career and showcase photos from her years on the Billy Graham Crusade team. Through March 16. Free. Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Dr., Charlotte. 704-401-3200. www.billygrahamlibrary.org

'Eichmann's End - Love, Betrayal, Death':

Part of the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival film. How did an innocent attraction between two teenagers lead to the capture of one of Nazi Germany's most hated war criminals? Eichmann's End tells the incredible true story that begins in the mid-1950s in Buenos Aires. 7 p.m. $10. Levine Jewish Community Center, 5007 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-554-2059. charlottejewishfilm.com.

March 1

Southern Garden to Table:

This talk by Southern Living contributor James Farmer is a guide down the garden path to the garden lifestyle that brings food from our gardens and Southern-style garden living for the garden to table genre. Please register. 9:30 a.m. $15. Wing Haven, 248 Ridgewood Ave., Charlotte. 704-331-0664. www.winghavengardens.com.

Brain Boosters:

This five-week class will teach you the importance of cognitive stimulation and functioning, while boosting your memory. Register at 704-522-6222. 10 a.m. Free. Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-522-6222. www.cmseniorcenters.org.

Chair Yoga:

Open to everyone and is suitable for individuals with limited mobility. Chair Yoga is adapted so that you don't have to get up and down off the floor, but still gives you all the benefits of Yoga. Free. Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-522-6222. www.cmseniorcenters.org.

Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi:

Great for stress relief and beneficial for balance. This class is appropriate for all levels of activity. 2 p.m. Free. Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-522-6222. www.cmseniorcenters.org.

'A Lens on Israel: A Society Through Its Cinema':

Part of the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. Through film clips and discussion, Dr. Eric Goldman examines the changing nature of Israeli society as reflected through its cinema. 7 p.m. $8. Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-554-2059. charlottejewishfilm.com.

Treasure Island:

Robert Louis Stevenson's thrilling adventure of pirates, treasure maps, mutiny on the high seas and pieces of eight. 7:30 p.m. $9 - $10. Matthews Playhouse, 100 McDowell St., Matthews. 704-846-8343. www.matthewsplayhouse.com.

March 2

Beyond the Curve II: Celebrating Women's Vision:

Beyond the Curve II: Celebrating Women's Vision is an art exhibit featuring works of regional female artists. The show begins with an opening reception 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Main Gallery of The Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville. Exhibit will continue through March 31. Free. The Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville, 316 Main St., Pineville. 704-889-2434. www.ccacpineville.org.

Gallery Reception:

First Fridays happen at the Charlotte Fine Art Gallery. 7 p.m. Free. Charlotte Fine Art Gallery, 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte. 704-541-0741. www.CharlotteFineArt.com.

March 3

Caring for the Elderly:

adult day care, assisted living, and more, including how to help your loved one relocate to a new home, in this seminar from Queens University of Charlotte and The Ivey. First of 5-part series. Register at www.queens.edu/elderly-care. 9 a.m. $29 per session or $125 for all five. Queens Sports Complex & Conference Center, 2229 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-337-2491.

Chicks in the City:

Get an overview of our city laws regarding backyard flocks as well as the basics of feeding and housing chickens in an urban setting. Please register. 10:30 a.m. $5. Wing Haven, 248 Ridgewood Ave., Charlotte. 704-331-0664. www.winghavengardens.com.

'Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness':

Part of the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. 'Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness' tells the story of the rebellious genius who became the world's best known Yiddish writer and playwright. 7:30 p.m. $10. Temple Israel, 4901 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-362-2796. 704-554-2059. charlottejewishfilm.com.

March 4

'The Concert (Le Concert)':

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival film co-sponsored by The Light Factory as part of the community wide March cultural Tchaikovsky Festival. Andrei Filipov had reached the pinnacle of his profession as the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra but he was fired for using Jewish musicians. 7 p.m. $10. Temple Israel, 4901 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704-362-2796. 704-554-2059. charlottejewishfilm.com.

March 5

Hypnosis Workshop:

This 4-week hypnotherapy series will aid with your management of chronic diseases and/or habits you face on a daily basis. 10:30 a.m. Free. Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-522-6222. www.cmseniorcenters.org.

Book and author event:

Friends of the Library at Queens welcomes Robert Morgan with his latest, "Lions of the West." Lisa See, author of "Dreams of Joy," will also be featured. 7 p.m. March 5; 11:30 a.m. March 6. $40 luncheon; $55 Dinner. Queens University of Charlotte, Frances Young Dining Room, Morrison Hall, 1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte. 704-688-2708. www.queens.edu.

March 6

Yoga with the Chakras:

Come join other women for gentle yoga, meditation, chanting and relaxation, focused on the seven chakra energy systems. 1:30 p.m. $120 for six week series. The Cornwell Center, 2001 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte. 704-927-0774. www.cornwellcenter.org.

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