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 July 14, 2018
2nd Saturday
Family Fun
Date: July 14, 2018 - May 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 14 – Crank the Heat What’s hotter than noon of the 14th of July? The race track, of course. As the NASCAR season heats up, so does the Southern summer. Through track building and exploration, we’ll learn how weather
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 September 23, 2018
Community Jazz Series (Jazz @ The Abbey)
Concert
Date: September 23, 2018 - April 7, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elements of Empowerment, Inc., in partnership with Belmont Abbey College, presents the 2018 - 2019 Community Jazz Series (Jazz @ The Abbey.) The series is comprised of four concerts that are coordinated with the Abbey Players'​
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 October 5, 2018
ASUS ROG Arena: Fortnite Fridays
Family Fun
Date: October 5, 2018 - January 25, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Your Microsoft Store will be hosting an ASUS ROG Arena: Fortnite Fridays Tournament! Join your local Fortnite community and test your skills in a Solo/Duos/Squads tournament for prizes*! OPTIONAL: Please click here to access registration
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 November 22, 2018
Charlotte Christmas Village
Family Fun
Date: November 22 - December 24, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Charlotte Christmas Village, is a quaint European-inspired Christmas Market in Uptown Charlotte. Admission is free! The village will be open: Thanksgiving 11 am to 5 pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11 am to 7 pm Thursdays,
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 November 23, 2018
Tweetsie Christmas
Family Fun
Date: November 23 - December 29, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Advance Tickets Required. Enjoy the wonder of the park dazzlingly lit for the holidays, with a nighttime train and more. Tickets on sale: August 6, 2018.
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 December 5, 2018
Winter Wednesdays at Waverly
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 5 - 19, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Winter Wednesdays at Waverly Join us for some mid-week cheer starting Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Waverly! Start a new holiday tradition with us that includes a night full of entertainment including music, shopping, sweet
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 December 8, 2018
Teddy Bear Tea
Family Fun
Date: December 8 - 16, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for the Annual Teddy Bear Tea! Weekends in December from the 8th-16th from 11am-3pm Includes: High tea with bottomless mimosas, special kids menu, tea sandwiches, and a festive dessert display Private pictures with Santa, and
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 December 15, 2018
Uptown Flea
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 15, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
This is not your grandmother's flea market, and that's something to get seriously excited about. Head uptown to shop over 80 flea vendors from salvagers, collectors, vintage dealers, hand makers, antique dealers, local shops, and
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Charlotte Holiday Girl Tribe Pop Up
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 15 - 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for the final #GirlTribePopUp shopping event of the year at the Girl Tribe Laboratory (2215 Thrift Rd.)! Shop from over 90 women-led businesses, enjoy photo moments, a cocktail bar by Sycamore brewing and plenty of fun Holiday
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Free! Photos with Santa at Sardis Marketplace!
Family Fun
Date: December 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Come visit us on Saturday, December 15th and 22nd for FREE photos with Santa! Santa will be available from 12pm-3:30pm both days and is happy to sit with your pet or children! No appointments necessary! Hope to see you soon!
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2018 Queen City X-Mas Expo
Family Fun
Date: December 15, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City X-Mas Expo is the perfect holiday experience. Free pictures with santa claus, free toy giveaway for the kids, free gift wrapping, christmas coloring & word search, ornament decoration and more! Vendors,
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 December 16, 2018
Breakfast with Santa Claus at Legion Brewing SouthPark
Family Fun
Date: December 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
On Dec. 16, Santa Claus is stopping by the Legion Brewing Taproom in SouthPark from for a special breakfast to spread holiday cheer. Santa Claus will be available for free photos, though the Legion team will be collecting donations
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Madden NFL 19 Community Series
Family Fun
Date: December 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for our monthly Madden NFL 19 Community Series event for your chance to win a spot in a Regional Qualifier tournament! Each win will get you one step closer for the chance to win a trip to Atlanta to compete for tickets to Super
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 December 20, 2018
Winter Camp at Carolina Raptor Center
Education
Date: December 20 - 28, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Winter Camp program gives kids an outlet for activity and learning on school holidays. The camp serves kids 11-14 and has the same hours as our summer camp program. Drop off at 8-8:30 am and pick up from 4:30-5 pm. $35.00 per day and
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 December 21, 2018
Cooking With Funchess
Family Fun
Date: December 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cooking With Funchess is an interactive experience between the Chefs and attendees. Guest are engaged through Fun Activities, Photos, Autograph Signings and even an Auction. All attendees have the opportunity to network and fellowship
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 December 22, 2018
2018 Queen City Christmas Expo
Family Fun
Date: December 22, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City Christmas Expo is the perfect holiday experience. Free pictures with santa claus, free toy giveaway for the kids, free gift wrapping, christmas coloring & word search, ornament decoration and more! Vendors,
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Charlotte First Ever Candy Cane Hunt
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 22, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The 2018 Queen City Christmas Expo will feature the first ever "Candy Cane Hunt" in the history of Charlotte. Similar to an Easter Egg Hunt this children experience is like none other. Come celebrate this Christmas season with your whole
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Monster Energy Presents: The Comic Strip Vol. 8
Performing Arts | Film
Date: December 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Queen City Urban Art Showcase Presents "The Comic Strip Vol. 8" a 10 comedian tournament featuring apollo style judging. Located in Charlotte's newest entertainment venue. Dress for success! Doors open at 7:30pm and show starts at 8pm!
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 December 28, 2018
UVA Lifetime Learning Presents - Jefferson, Wine, and Democracy: A Tale of Aspirations and Frustrations
Education
Date: December 28, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
A unique Belk Bowl More Than the Score Pre-Football Game lecture featuring the University of South Carolina and University of Virginia graduate Kathryn (Kay) Neeley, Professor in UVA’s School of Engineering to speak before the big
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Gina Robinson Presents: Almost Broadway
Performing Arts | Film
Date: December 28 - 29, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Back by popular demand, Gina Robinson stars in her musical production "Almost Broadway!" at the Duke Energy Theater - Spirit Square for TWO NIGHTS ONLY! Join Gina and her cast and sing along as she revisits her musical journey to
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 December 29, 2018
Kwanzaa Celebration
Family Fun
Date: December 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for a day of hands-on art, performances & conversations celebrating the principles of Kwanzaa. Create Kwanzaa keepsakes, sample local sweets – shop with some of Charlotte’s businesses of color in our museum store.
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 December 31, 2018
Famously Hot New Year
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 31, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Famously Hot New Year — S.C.’s Free Party of the Year — with Headliner En Vogue in Columbia, S.C., Dec. 31, 2018 En Vogue — the iconic ’90s vocal group and one of the top 5 highest-selling female American
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Merchant & Trade's Gatsby New Year’s Eve
This Weekend
Date: December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Come on out all you Flapping Ladies and Tricked-Out Daddies and ring in the New Year in style! Dance the night away with some giggle water and enjoy saying goodbye to 2018 at Charlotte’s exclusive rooftop lounge. Tickets include
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CLT New Year's Eve presented by Ally
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Ring in 2019 at the Queen City’s official New Year’s Eve celebration, CLT New Year’s Eve, Presented by Ally! This annual FREE Charlotte tradition will include a DJ, live music, the lighting of the Queen City crown, and a
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New Years Eve Celebration
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
iHeartMedia Charlotte along with 96.1/96.9/102.9/99.7/106.5 invite you out to the Queen Cities Ultimate 2019 New Year’s Eve Celebration. Join us Monday December 31st, 2018 at FOUNDERS HALL for the “OFFICIAL” Uptown
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New Year's Eve Party!
Festival | Celebration
Date: December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Time: 10:30 pm - 2:00 am
Ring in the New Year at Essex! On December 31st from 10:30pm-2:00am celebrate with an open bar featuring select mid-tier wines, beer, & liquor, a champagne toast at midnight, and a buffet filled with some of Essex' favorite dishes.
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 January 1, 2019
FREE Soup Day!
Festival | Celebration
Date: January 1, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Range Brewing's 4th Annual FREE Soup Day! Start off 2019 with warm bellies and good friends. Come taste up to 8+ different soups made by local chefs, Dukes Bread rolls and desserts, all for FREE! *Soup lasts while it lasts* Free
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 January 4, 2019
Open Mic Night
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: January 4, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Blumenthal Performing Arts invites you to participate in our next OPEN MIC night event on Friday, January 4, 2019. This FREE event is open to performers and spectators of all ages. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets,
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 January 5, 2019
Family First Presented by Novant Health: Digital and Traditional Comic Book Creation
Family Fun
Date: January 5, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Learn how to create transcendent worlds like Wakanda in a one-of-a-kind comic book workshop with former Gantt Center exhibiting artist Marcus Kiser. Best known for his futuristic creation Intergalactic Soul, Kiser will demonstrate the
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 January 6, 2019
Gears of War 4 Pro Points Tournament
Meetings
Date: January 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Coalition and Microsoft Stores are excited to announce the relaunch of the Gears of War 4 Community Pro Points Program! Sign up as an individual ("free agent"), with a few friends, or as a team of five and show up to play Gears of War
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 January 11, 2019
Marvel Universe Live!
Family Fun
Date: January 11 - 12, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable family-friendly motor sport will bring a new level of high-flying, four-wheel excitement to the entire family with six different competitions at Spectrum Center on Friday,
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 January 13, 2019
Madden NFL 19 Community Series
Family Fun
Date: January 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for our monthly Madden NFL 19 Community Series event for your chance to win a spot in a Regional Qualifier tournament! Each win will get you one step closer for the chance to win a trip to Atlanta to compete for tickets to Super
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 January 21, 2019
Food Lion® Presents: MLK Day Celebration
Family Fun
Date: January 21, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
"...Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." - Martin Luther King, Jr. Bring the family and celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Gantt Center. We will open at 9:00 AM
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 January 25, 2019
Marvel Universe Live!
Family Fun
Date: January 25 - 27, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes will be Spectrum Center from Friday, January 25 to Sunday, January 27, 2018. Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the
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Charlotte Ballet Innovative Works
Performing Arts | Film
Date: January 25 - February 16, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
In a daring experiment, the works of William Shakespeare come to life at Innovative Works through a creative collaboration with UNC Charlotte. Facing narrative challenges through contemporary dance, Artistic Director Hope Muir paired
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 January 26, 2019
Hold Me Tight® – Couples Workshop
Health
Date: January 26 - 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This gentle yet structured workshop is safe, supportive and fun. We help eliminate the kind of confusion that can lead any couple into feelings of frustration and isolation. It’s important to know that Dr. Sue Johnson is the
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 January 29, 2019
Freedom Narratives of African American Women: A Study of 19th Century Writings
Education
Date: January 29, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Join a conversation with Janaka Bowman Lewis, associate professor of English at UNC Charlotte, about African American women who were writing about liberation from slavery and oppression far earlier than civil rights discussions of the late
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Bronze Radio Return
Concert
Date: January 29, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Alt/indie band Bronze Radio Return is back on the road in 2019 with new music! Grab a pair of tickets for you and a friend and listen to their new music here >> BronzeRadio.lnk.to/ReadyToGo Tickets >> https://bit.ly/2zwja9z
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 January 30, 2019
There's a Garden in my Beer!
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: January 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Botanical Gardens and brewer Mary Izett at Noda’s Free Range Brewery to learn about the modern uses of fruits and botanicals in beer. Best of all – learn how to brew
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 February 1, 2019
So You Think You Can Bark
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: February 1, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm for one of a kind fundraising event! So You Think You Can Bark is an event where eight (8) pet-testants are teaming up with force free dog trainers to learn a cool trick that'll be
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 February 8, 2019
Rouge
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 8 - 9, 2019
Time: 9:00 pm
From comedy to thrills, the CC&Co. dancers will entertain you cabaret-style. We have an exciting evening for you filled with gravity-defying aerial acts and tantalizing dance. This show is for mature audiences (PG).
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 February 9, 2019
Birth Doula Certificate Program
Education
Date: February 9 - 10, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
African American women, regardless of health, education or income, are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes as their white counterparts, according to the C.D.C., and not enough Black women are working as childbirth
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 February 10, 2019
Gears of War 4 Pro Points Tournament
Meetings
Date: February 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Coalition and Microsoft Stores are excited to announce the relaunch of the Gears of War 4 Community Pro Points Program! Sign up as an individual ("free agent"), with a few friends, or as a team of five and show up to play Gears of War
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 February 15, 2019
Totally 80s Totally Murder
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Charlotte and surrounding areas throughout North Carolina. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious
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 February 16, 2019
Outhouse Races
Family Fun
Date: February 16, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crazy? Maybe. Dangerous? Perhaps. Fun? Without a doubt! You won’t find Outhouse Races on snow anywhere else in North Carolina! Dozens of outhouses race to compete for the throne. Spectators come from throughout the southeast to line
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 February 20, 2019
Detective, Partner, Hero, Villain
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 20 - 24, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
By Brett Neveau Directed by Tatiana Pless (’19) Barber Theatre The black-and-white morality of superheroes is challenged in this ode to the modern action/comic book genre. Introducing the world to crime-fighter The Fantastic
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 February 22, 2019
Dental Research and Dental Treatments
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: February 22 - 23, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Dental Research 2019 welcomes all the dental professionals to explore their knowledge, their experience, and their achievements in a single platform. It is to share & discuss the new and advanced Technologies and the researches that
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 March 10, 2019
Gears of War 4 Pro Points Tournament
Meetings
Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Coalition and Microsoft Stores are excited to announce the relaunch of the Gears of War 4 Community Pro Points Program! Sign up as an individual ("free agent"), with a few friends, or as a team of five and show up to play Gears of War
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 March 23, 2019
9th Annual Assault on Blackrock
Sports | League
Date: March 23, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Trail running is extreme, and trail running in Sylva, North Carolina is no exception. How does running a seven-mile mountain trail race with 2,770 feet of elevation gain sound? Trail runners who compete in the Assault on BlackRock trail
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 March 29, 2019
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Performing Arts | Film
Date: March 29 - April 7, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
By Rupert Holmes Directed by Mark Sutch Musical Direction by Jaque Culpepper Scenic Design by Anita J. Tripathi Duke Family Performance Hall Based on Charles Dickens’s unfinished novel of the same name, The Mystery of Edwin
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 April 6, 2019
Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K
Sports | League
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Runners from across the country will meet in Cullowhee, N.C., located in Jackson County, at Western Carolina University to participate in the ninth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Not only
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Sylva's Brew Hop
Festival | Celebration
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy the Jackson County Ale Trail with Sylva’s Annual Brew Hop! In honor of NC Beer Month, join City Lights Café, Balsam Falls Brewing, Innovation Brewing, Mad Batter Food & Film, The Cut, and other establishments for the
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 April 12, 2019
Lingua
Performing Arts | Film
Date: April 12 - 13, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm
World Premiere Lingua explores how language can influence a person’s perception of the world. Through dance, circus arts, theater and music, the production examines how people who speak different languages perceive time and space.
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 April 20, 2019
Dillsboro Easter Hat Parade
Festival | Celebration
Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Get your face painted, meet the Easter Bunny and more. Egg hunts begin on Webster Street, every half hour by age group beginning at 10:00 a.m. Come at 10:30 a.m. to make a hat (Dogwood Crafters on Webster Street) – or bring your own.
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 April 27, 2019
Greening Up the Mountains
Family Fun
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The 21st annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival celebrates the arrival of spring in the mountains, when the greening leaves work their way up the mountainsides in the Great Smokies. This free festival also celebrates the greening of the
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 May 20, 2019
6th International Conference on Medical & Surgical Nursing 2019
Health
Date: May 20 - 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
6th International Conference on Medical & Surgical Nursing 2019” has been scheduled during May 20-21 at Dubai, UAE. Medical Nursing conference invites presentations, oral talks, poster presentations and exhibitions to discuss the
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6th International Conference on Medical & Surgical Nursing 2019
Health
Date: May 20 - 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
6th International Conference on Medical & Surgical Nursing 2019” has been scheduled during May 20-21 at Dubai, UAE. Medical Nursing conference invites presentations, oral talks, poster presentations and exhibitions to discuss the
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 June 17, 2019
Obesity Conference
Health
Date: June 17 - 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Obesity is a developing concern on the grounds that being overweight is broadly viewed as a major risk factor for metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and premature death. In spite of the fact that the systems for this weight pick
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 June 28, 2019
Created Order Organizing Conference
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: June 28 - 29, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Now is the time to recognize and eliminate the clutter that is getting in the way of your God-given purpose here on Earth. Clutter can be anything from stuff, to debt, to excess weight, to baggage from relationships to your inability to
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 July 17, 2019
Vaccines and Immunology Meeting
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: July 17 - 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lexis welcomes you to Vaccines & Immunology Meeting which is scheduled on July 17 18, 2019 at New York, USA. The research contributions through presentations, posters, workshops/special sessions, etc. will focus on supporting the
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 August 2, 2019
14th International Conference on Biologics and Biosimilars
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: August 2 - 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 am
14th International Conference on Biologics and Biosimilars is scheduled to held on August 2-3, 2019 in Chicago, USA. On behalf of the Organizing Committee we welcome you all to join us once again in this elaborately planned Conference
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 September 16, 2019
27th International Conference on Advanced Dental Care
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: September 16 - 17, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Advanced Dental Care 2019 is a novel event planned for International Dental and Oral prosperity specialists to empower the knowledge related to tools, techniques, technologies, medicines, advancements in Dental care. The gathering will be
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 September 22, 2019
International Conference on Dental Research & Dental Treatments
Health
Date: September 22 - 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dental Research 2019 welcomes all the dental professionals to explore their knowledge, their experience, and their achievements in a single platform. It is to share & discuss the new and advanced Technologies and the researches that
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2nd Saturday

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Community Jazz Series (Jazz @ The Abbey)

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ASUS ROG Arena: Fortnite Fridays

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