Fri., May 31, 11:30 a.m.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. - General Charlotte Area
Price: n/a Approximately 68 million people are living with high blood pressure in the U.S. Most don’t realize they are eligible to donate blood. Help dispel the myths of blood donation. If you are taking blood pressure medications, you may still give life-saving blood. More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ web site www.cbcc.us. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.carolinadonor.org to make an appointment at any location. *Please note the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' minimum weight requirement for blood donors is 120 pounds.
Sat., June 1, 10 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Streetside Classic Cars - North Charlotte/University
Price: FREE for Spectators DONATION required to Show Car 300+ Classic Cars on Display Trophies Award DJ with Music Raffle Prizes All Day Vendors & Concessions Professional Photography Facepainting Open Car Show: Antique Cars Muscle Cars Rat Rods & Art Cars Sports Cars & Imports Street Rods Trucks FREE for Spectators DONATION required to Show Car Held at Streetside Classic Cars Charlotte 5400 W WT Harris Blvd Charlotte, NC 28269 For More Info: 704-598-2130 or Ellen@streetsideclassics.com Registration 10am-12pm Prizes & Awards 3pm
Sat., June 8, 7:30 p.m.
The Chop Shop - NoDa
Price: $5 OWLS. LADIES. ROCK. This benefit for Carolina Raptor Center's orphan owlet fund will rock your socks off! With Shot Silk, Tattermask, Luna's Lament, Butterfly Corpse, A Light Divided, If You Swim, and Forgive Me Not, this is one show you won't wanna miss!
Sat., June 22, 8 a.m.
Cleveland County Arts Council - General Charlotte Area
Triathlon begins at Shelby City Park, Shelby, NC. Outdoor 10 lane Olympic size overflow pool, where participants will snake down the pool swimming one direction in each lane. Transition area is located a mere 50 meters away on the front lawn of the Park, allowing excellent spectator vantage points. 20 kilometer bike course takes participants into uptown Shelby where they immediately turn out of town onto rolling hills. Participants will then circle back towards town. The 5K run is nearly completely flat, on some of the most scenic streets in Shelby. Event benefits the Arts Council. USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
Sat., June 22, 6:30 p.m.
Extravaganza Depot - Uptown
The Young Professionals Leadership Award honors those under 40 who embody the potential to make a difference. Our award recipients' individual lives are examples and symbols of this empowering struggle we call the Urban League Movement.
Sept. 21-22, 8 a.m.
Monroe, NC or Kershaw, SC - General Charlotte Area
Price: $35 Registration Fee Date(s): September 21-22, 2013 Registration Fee: $35 Fundraising Minimum: $300 Route Options: 30, 50, 80, 100 Age Minimum: 16 years This is a two-day cycling event that will take you to the beach with start sites in Monroe, NC and Kershaw, SC, and a fun-filled overnight at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. Cyclists will be ending at Sunset Beach, NC.