University City

Community calendar

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

July 24

We the Kings:

Pop rock quartet, We the Kings, will provide an afternoon of live music. 12 p.m. Free. Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3000.

Open Classroom: Super Heroes:

Super strength, being able to jump 20 times your height, or be able to freeze your body and stay alive are some "super" powers that critters in nature share with their comic counterparts. Join us for a program where we will explore heroes and villains that live at Reedy Creek. All ages . Free. Call to register, 704-598-8857. 2 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte.

July 25

Treasure Hunter's Roadshow:

Free antiques event connects locals with collectors. Search your attic for your treasure. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. SpringHill Suites Charlotte - Concord Mills - Speedway, 7811 Gateway Lane N.W., Concord. 704-979-2500.

Summer Shootout Series:

Legend Car and Bandolero racing. Gates open 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults; $3 for kids 6 -12. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

July 26

Summer Shootout Series:

Legend Car and Bandolero racing. 5 p.m. Adult tickets, $7; children ages 6-12 are $3. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Hike for Your Health:

This is a medium to fast pace walk. Ages 12 and older. Free. Call to register, 704-598-8857. 5-6 p.m. every Tuesday. 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte.

July 27

Free Make & Take Classes:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25, children ages 4 and up can visit the A.C. Moore store 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. and make an age-appropriate craft and take it home. Free, while supplies last. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com.

July 28

Vans Warped:

11 a.m. $32. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Support troops:

This fundraiser and card signing will donate 10 percent of the sales to local nonprofit "A Rose of Thanks." 4 p.m. Jason's Deli, 3509 David Cox Road, Charlotte. 704-921-1545. www.jasonsdeli.com.

Film showing:

A tribute to American tenor Richard Tucker. Zubin Mehta conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Jerusalem. 7 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

July 29

Rascal Flatts:

7 p.m. July 29. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

July 31

Intro to Geocaching:

You'll learn the basics of geocaching, then we'll hit the trails to find caches hidden at Reedy Creek. Please bring a small item of $1-$5 value if you would like to swap items from a cache. Close-toed shoes are recommended. GPS units provided, or bring your own. Age 8 and older. Free. Call to register, 704-598-8857. 1:30 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte.

Aug. 1

Unity Tour 2011: 311 & Sublime with Rome:

6:30 p.m. $25-$49. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Aug. 2

Maroon 5 and Train with special guest Gavin DeGraw:

7 p.m. $25 - $99. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Aug. 3

Transcendent Man: Live With Ray Kurzweil:

Futurist Ray Kurzweil discusses his theory that technology is advancing so quickly that mankind will not be able to keep up unless we merge with the machines we are creating. 8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Aug. 4

Event Planning Information Session:

The program is designed for new and aspiring meeting and event managers, travel agents and hoteliers, as well as those considering a career change. 6 p.m. Aug. 4 and 24. Free. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu.

The Electric Daisy Carnival Event:

Taped in July. 9 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Aug. 5

Kings of Leon:

7 p.m. $30.50- $56.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. 704-549-5555. www.livenation.com.

Aug. 6

Radical Reptiles:

Come meet our scaly, cold-blooded friends here at Reedy Creek. All ages. Free. 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.

Super Sexy White Event:

9 p.m.-2 a.m. Hilton University Place, 8629 J M Keynes Drive, Charlotte. 1-704-547-7444.

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