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.

Aug. 28

Food Lion AutoFair:

From classics to custom creations, you'll find everything automotive at AutoFair. 8 a.m. Single-day adult tickets are $10. Four-day adult tickets are $25 and children younger than 12 get in free. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

NFL Fantasy Football:

4 p.m. StoneBridge Church Community, 3700 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte. 704-549-8272. www.stonebridgecharlotte.com.

Aug. 29

Ashley Bowen Student Blood Drive:

Save local lives by donating at a CBCC community blood drive. 10 a.m. 704-972-4700. www.cbcc.us. UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-2000. www.uncc.edu

God Bless Ozzy Osbourne:

The story of the Black Sabbath rocker, plus interviews with the Osbourne family. 7:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Aug. 30

LSAT Exam Prep:

UNC Charlotte's LSAT Prep Course provides 30 instructional hours. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 30-Sept. 29. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-2000. www.uncc.edu.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Live:

The band debuts a new album called "I'm With You," and performs a selection of their greatest hits. 8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Hike for Your Health:

Fresh air, sunshine, beautiful surroundings and wonderful people are included. This is a medium to fast pace walk. Ages 12 and older. Please call to register: 704-598-8857. Walks take place Tuesdays 5-6 p.m. and Thursdays 5:30-6:30 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. bit.ly/reedycreek.

Aug. 31

Free Make & Take Classes Every Wednesday:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25 kids ages four and up can visit any A.C. Moore store 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. and make a craft. AFree. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com.

UNC Charlotte Free GMAT Strategy Workshop:

Learn proven strategies from an experienced GMAT preparation instructor for attacking the GMAT. 6:30 p.m. Free. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-2000. www.uncc.edu.

Sept. 1

Red Hot Chili Peppers Live:

The band debuts a new album called "I'm With You," and performs a selection of their greatest hits. 8 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

100-Mile Hike Club:

Come hike 100 miles; register for our hikes throughout the year and earn credit miles to earn a T-shirt, patch and more. Membership to the club is free but each hike might have a small fee. Registration is required for each hike. Any naturalist-led hike counts toward your credit miles. A staff signature is required for credit. Please go to nature centers to sign up. Event is ongoing. 9 a.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. bit.ly/reedycreek.

Sept. 2

Nutrition Seminar:

9-10 a.m. Free. CrossFit Eternal, 216 B Stetson Road, Charlotte. 704-921-8272. www.crossfiteternal.com.

Lions Fish Fry, Harrisburg:

Help the Harrisburg Lions Club raise funds for the blind. Come to the all-you-can-eat fundraiser. Menu includes white fish, Calabash shrimp, chicken tenders, fries, baked potato, slaw, tea, hush puppies and southern banana pudding. 4 p.m. $10. 704-455-3738. Harrisburg Lions Club, 507 Patricia Ave., Harrisburg.

Country Rock Band:

The Chris Marks Band performs country rock and classics including songs from Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn and more. 10 p.m. Suck Bang Blow Smokehouse, 10099 Weddington Road, Concord. 704-979-2569. suckbangblowcharlotte.com.

Sept. 3

Nutrition Seminar:

Free. 8 a.m. CrossFit Eternal, 216 B Stetson Road, Charlotte. 704-921-8272. www.crossfiteternal.com.

Kayaking 101:

Learn basic paddle strokes and safety before launching the boats on Dragonfly Pond. No experience is required; bring shoes that can get wet and be secured to your feet. Ages 12 and older. $12. Call to register 704-598-8857. 9:30 a.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. bit.ly/reedycreek.

Sep. 4

Medicinal Plant Hike:

Learn about the medical uses of Reedy Creek's many native plant species as we explore the preserve. Participants must be able to hike up to 3 miles on uneven terrain. Call to register, 704-598-8857. Ages 8 and older. #26733. 2 p.m. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. bit.ly/reedycreek.

Sep. 6

Hike for Your Health:

This is a medium- to fast-pace walk. Ages 12 and older. Free. Call to register 704-598-8857. 5 p.m. 704-598-8857. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. bit.ly/reedycreek.

UNC Charlotte's Personally Speaking Series:

Ann Gonzalez will discuss her latest novel, "Resistance and Survival: Children's Narrative from Central America and the Caribbean." Free parking will be available in UNC Charlotte's Cone Center Parking Deck. Space is limited, so pregister now. 6 p.m. Free. UNC Charlotte, J. Murrey Atkins Library, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-0085. clas.uncc.edu/Personally-Speaking/.

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