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The Bible: Who’s in and Who’s Out
What does the bible say about identity and diversity, inclusion and exclusion, power and privilege, rights and responsibilities, exile and home? How are modern issues of diversity addressed in ancient texts? How do the writings of the Hebrew Bible influenc...
Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Tue 10/17/17 - Wed 11/29/17 at 12:30pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Meeting
Charlotte Writers' Club 3rd Tuesday meeting
October 17, 2017: Charlotte Writers' Club 3rd Tuesday monthly meeting. Annual introduction to critique groups: Join existing groups, form new groups. A great time to become a new member, and for members to reconnect. Non-Fiction Contest submission opens. S...
Providence United Methodist Church
Charlotte, NC

Tue 10/17/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Probus Club of Lake Norman
‘Gorillas in the Mist, a Personal Experience’, by Brenda and Ray Heerdt, adventure travelers, will be the topic of the October 17th meeting of the PROBUS Club of Lake Norman. The Heerdt’s will chronicle their incredible experience in Rwanda, East Afric...
Berea Baptist Church
Mooresville, NC

Tue 10/17/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The General Education Program at Queens and the Center for Latino Studies invites Barbara Sostaita to discuss Brujas, a New York City-based skateboarding and grassroots group comprised entirely of local Latinx, black and indigenous women. This lecture show...
Queens University of Charlotte – Ketner Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

Wed 10/18/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education, Computers/Technology
WISE Wed Networking with Celine Latulipe
WISE Wednesday is a networking event for women in technology and those who are advocates for diversity in tech and are interested in building new relationships. Come and connect with technology leaders, influencers and innovators in the greater Charlotte r...
North Harbor Club
Davidson, NC

Wed 10/18/17 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Support Group
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or Dementia, it takes a toll on so many people close to them. Join others that have been effected by Alzheimer's and other Dementia's in a support group where stories are shared, questions are answered and new fri...
Elmcroft Senior Living
Charlotte, NC

Thu 10/19/17 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Film
Flying Above the Clouds of Adversity: A Screening and Celebration of Black Combat Pilots
At age 95, former Tuskegee Airman Alexander Jefferson is still going strong! The once held prisoner-of-war was shot out of the skies in Europe and held by the Germans between 1944 and 1945, as World War II ended. This former school teacher, lecturer, au...
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Charlotte, NC

Fri 10/20/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education
CMS Education Funding Forum
Who funds our schools? Who decides how money is spent? Why are school bonds urgently needed? The public is encouraged to join this important discussion with CMS and Board of Education representatives. A continental breakfast is provided. For more info ...
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Charlotte, NC

Sat 10/21/17 at 9:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Art Talk, Tour
CommUNITY Coversation & The Art of John Biggers
As John Biggers: Wheels in Wheels, comes to a close, this illustrated talk about NC native son John Thomas Biggers of Gastonia will explore a more intimate look at the artist through the eyes of B.E. Noel. Noel is an art consultant, art educator, fine art ...
Mint Museum Uptown
Charlotte, NC

Wed 10/25/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Politics, Green/Environmental
Who We Elect Matters – NC’s Critical 2018 Election
In both Washington D.C. and Raleigh, politicians continue to push an anti-environmental agenda. The Trump administration has been working to overturn long-standing environmental protections. The North Carolina House and Senate are controlled by Republica...
Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park
Charlotte, NC

Wed 10/25/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology, Social Media
Striking a Healthy Balance in Our Digital World
Did you know the average cell phone user checks his/her phone 150 times a day or once every six minute? Does it concern you that half of America’s teens believe they are addicted to technology? What do studies tell us about the relationship between technol...
Quail Hollow Club
Charlotte, NC

Thu 10/26/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Matthews Veterans Advisory Committee Monthly Meeting
Matthews Veteran Advisory Committee Meeting at Matthews Town Hall on October 4th at 7:00 p.m.
Town of Matthews
Matthews, NC

Wed 11/1/17
Wed 12/6/17
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures
Davidson Reads
Andrea Applebee is a member of the Davidson College Class of ’06 and a poet, editor and art writer living in Athens, Greece. Her first collection of poems, Aletheia, has just been published. She works as a freelance writing coach, and collaborates to lead ...
Davidson College – Carolina Inn
Davidson, NC

Tue 11/7/17 at 5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Personally Speaking: Thomas Wolfe and Lost Children in Southern Literature
North Carolina’s favorite literary son Thomas Wolfe published The Lost Boy in 1937. Even today, its theme of lost children permeates much of Southern literature. Personally Speaking on Nov. 14 will trace the, connections between The Lost Boy and contempora...
UNC Charlotte Center City
Charlotte, NC

Tue 11/14/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
"The Book Sisters" Book Launch and Signing Party
Local author Hope Andersen celebrates the launch of her debut novel "The Book Sisters" on November 18, 2017, from 7-9 p.m. at the Birkdale Village Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 8725 Townley Road, Huntersville, NC. The event features a reading from the novel...
Barnes & Noble – Birkdale Village
Huntersville, NC

Sat 11/18/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Create a Pollinator Paradise!
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Debbie Roos will give an overview of regional pollinators with an emphasis on bees. Participants will learn about the principles of designing and planting a pollinator garden and how to select trees, s...
Mint Museum Randolph
Charlotte, NC

Mon 11/20/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Power of Giving: Conscious Capitalism and the Future of Business with Blake Mycoskie
The Learning Society at Queens and Bank of America present a discussion with Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe-giver of TOMS. He’s championed a forward-looking model for corporate responsibility and conscious consumerism, and continues to assist disad...
Knight Theater
Charlotte, NC

Tue 11/28/17 at 7pm

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