Sat., July 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Embassy Suites - General Charlotte Area
Dr. Deborah Banker's workshop touches on ways to improve eyesight naturally. Presented by John Monroe and Jean Mainzer, vision improvement educator and kinesiologist. For more information or for reservations, call 303-494-4532 or visit www.drbanker.com.
Mon., July 28, 6:45-8 p.m.
Savory Spice Shop - South End
Price: $10 Smokin’ Ed Currie will give a guest lecture about his life with peppers. To register, call 980-225-5419.
Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 25
Cube NoDa - NoDa
Price: $40 per class or $504 (30% discount) for 18 classes The Intuitive Mastery Program serves as a contemporary mystery school for the modern world. Students will walk away from the 3-level, 18-week course with not only a strengthened sense of self-awareness and intuition, but a practical and applicable understanding of "The Mysteries"
Thu., July 31, 5-8 p.m.
IKEA Charlotte - General Charlotte Area
Price: $39 Who says you have to wait until January to set goals? Setting great goals can happen at any time of the year ... including July! In this three-hour workshop, you'll set up to three insatiable goals ... goals you can't wait to achieve! And then we'll pull out the poster board, the magazines, markers and scissors to create a vision board that will help you focus on what it is that you want most.
Tue., Aug. 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Charlotte Comedy Theater @ Wet Willies - Midtown
Price: $200 Beginning improv classes taught by 20 year Chicago improv veteran and the theater that brought improv to Charlotte. Learn to live in the moment, minimize self judgement and all while learning the skills of comedy pros in a fun and laid back environment.
Thu., May 8, 6:30 p.m., Thu., June 5, 6:30 p.m., Thu., July 10, 6:30 p.m. and Thu., Aug. 7, 6:30 p.m.
LGBT Community Center of Charlotte - NoDa
Price: Free *How do we apply for a loan as a couple? *What do I do when I own a home and want to add my partner to the deed? Topics Legal Needs of LGBT Home Buyers LGBT Friendly Realtors, Closing Attorneys, Home Inspectors, etc. *HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program: Buy A Home for 50% Off *FHA 203K Loans: The Renovation Loan *Mortgage Financing/100% Financing *Down Payment Assistance Programs: Up to $10,000 in Assistance Your LGBT Host is Marissa Boyle openly gay owner of Lodestone Real Estate. Read more here: http://events.charlotteobserver.com/charlotte_nc/events/show/368713361-lgbt-home-buyer-seminar-questions-answered#storylink=cpy
Sat., Aug. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dowd YMCA - Midtown
Price: $40.00 Join Photogeek Photography and other guests, speakers and sponsors Saturday August 9th at 9:00am to learn how to improve your corporate media image and footprint in this ever changing landscape we call the workplace. Glean knowledge from industry professionals, and get updated headshots to put your "best You' forward.
Fri., Aug. 15, 7-8:30 p.m.
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery - Pineville/Hwy 51
Price: $35. The third Friday of each month is Girls’ Night Out at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery! August 15: Jewelry Making - Create a Necklace Description: Make a one-of-a-kind bead neclace by twisting thin wire into "branches" while placing glass beads at the "ends" and strategically along the branches. Once finished, suspend your original 3D necklace from a soft piece of string and wear it around your neck. All supplies included.
Mondays-Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16
Nova Brains - Matthews
Price: $1280 Learn to build iPhone Apps with Nova Brains. Nova school is a unique educational experience designed for future programmers who aspire to learn how to develop iPhone Apps. We focus on hands-on learning over old-school lectures. From day one, you’ll dig in and start coding; at Nova Brains School, we believe that learning by doing is the way to learn.
Mondays-Saturdays, 4:30-11:30 p.m. and Mondays-Saturdays, 4:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. & 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16
Nova Brains - Matthews
Price: 1280 Learn to build iPhone Apps with Nova Brains. Nova Brains School is a unique educational experience designed for future programmers who aspire to learn coding. We focus on hands-on learning over old-school lectures. From day one, you’ll dig in and start coding; at Nova Brains School, we believe that learning by doing is the way to learn.
Fri., Aug. 22, 7:45-8:45 p.m.
Temple Beth El - South Charlotte
Price: Free and open to the public The Schloss Summer Lecture “What We Should Know About Our Water and What We Can Do About It” features discussions concerning the NC water supply, threats to sustainability, and how we can play a role in solutions to this issue. Dr. Reed Perkins, Queens University of Charlotte, and Mr. Ivan Cooper, Civil and Environmental Consultants, will address these questions: "What do we know about our North Carolina water supply? What are the threats to sustainability? What are the solutions and how can we play a role?” For more information, visit www.beth-el.com. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 22
Lore Emelio Design Sudio - South End
Price: $225 per weekly session, $200 per multiple session FASHION & FUN with New York Fashion Designer Lore Emelio! Students will experience fashion first-hand while developing their creative skills in our engaging design studio. Distinctive camps (Jr. Designers 7-11, Teen Designers 12-19 and College Portfolio 15 & up) include materials, techniques and individualized instruction designed to foster confidence and creative problem solving. Our small class size (8:1) and extensive experience instructing beginning to advanced designers enables one-on-one attention, allowing students to work within their own ability and pace to achieve their full potential. 10% off multiple registrations FREE 5th session
Sundays, 1-3:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 24
Failure Factory Training Center - Plaza Midwood
Price: $150 Failure Factory provides a fun place to work on confidence and creativity in a safe, supportive environment. We believe that being funny is a personal process, and can be developed. We focus on the fundamental techniques of improv comedy and theatre that will help you discover and hone your own individual style and voice. Class size limited to 10-14. Details for Improv 101 (6 weeks): In our beginner class, we focus on team-building and self-confidence. Using classic exercises mixed with our own unique method, you will learn the building blocks of improv, from confidence onstage to beginning scenework.
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 26
Clayworks Studio - East Charlotte
Price: $248.00 This class is designed for the true beginner, no previous experience necessary. Students will explore basic handbuilding and wheel throwing as well learn various decorating and glazing techniques.
Tuesdays, 7-9:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 26
Clayworks Studio - East Charlotte
Price: $248.00 Designed for students who have never used the potter’s wheel and students who are still developing throwing skills. Participants will learn how to center the clay on the wheel and make basic forms such as mugs, bowls, and vases. Students will learn how to finish their work with decorating and glazing techniques.