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 January 17, 2017
Charlotte Professional Networking Week: The Morning Exchange
Networking
Date: January 17, 2017
Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
ATTENTION PROFESSIONALS IN AND AROUND THE CHARLOTTE, NC AREA: Join Stand & Deliver LLC along with Verizon Wireless in helping to bring Charlotte's professionals together to create some new professional collaborations and
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Diggery Digger Dino Adventure
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: January 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Paleontologist Diggery Digger stopped by Discovery Place Science to explore a new fossil when he accidentally triggered the reawakening of dinosaurs in museums around the world! Help Digger save the world in this spectacular live-stage
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Economic Update: Expert Predictions & Dialogue
Networking
Date: January 17, 2017
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
CoreNet Global Carolinas will be hosting its Seventh Annual Economic Update. “Expert Predictions and Dialogue” will be presented by Leading Economist John E. Connaughton, Ph.D., Professor of Economics at UNCC Belk College of
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MLK Celebration with UNC-Charlotte Multicultural Resource Ctr
Festival | Celebration
Date: January 17, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The UNC Charlotte community will gather to celebrate the life, work, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program will feature a keynote speaker, recognition of campus partners, and candle lighting ceremony. This event is free and
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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: "Expansion of Universe Seen by Hubble"
Lecture | Seminar
Date: January 17 - 18, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Jan 17 | 7:00p-8:30p W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall (Darla Moore School of Business Rm #101) Jan 18 | 3:30p-5p Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library (Program Rm #132) The new Distinguished Lecture Series in Physics
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 January 18, 2017
Wild Wednesdays w/ Discovery Place Nature
Family Fun
Date: January 18, 2017
January 18 – Leaping Lizards Create your own mini reptile or amphibian habitat. Learn about how these animals enjoy living outdoors and what essentials they need every day. (Sunspot) January 25 – From Fluffy to Scaly Animals
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Feed The Homeless "Pizza In The Park"
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: January 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
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 January 19, 2017
Charlotte Chamber Business After Hours
Networking
Date: January 19, 2017
Join CORT for the first Charlotte Chamber Business After Hours event of the year! Enjoy great food and drinks, but most importantly, participate in business-to-business networking and relationship-building in a relaxed atmosphere.
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Charlotte Professional Networking Week: Connecting The Dots
Networking
Date: January 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
ATTENTION PROFESSIONALS IN AND AROUND THE CHARLOTTE, NC AREA: You are cordially invited to attend one of the newest, fastest growing professional luncheons in the area! Join Stand & Deliver LLC in a professional yet relaxed
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Volunteer Open House
Networking
Date: January 19, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join staff and volunteers of the President James K. Polk State Historic Site to learn about the site’s volunteer program. Open house includes light refreshments and guided cabin tours. Pre-registration required. This is a drop-in
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 January 20, 2017
The Jazz Room
Concert
Date: January 20 - 21, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jazz Arts Initiative continues Season 8 of its Jazz Room Series on Friday and Saturday 1/20 & 1/21 with flutist Kent Jordon playing the music of jazz legend Herbert Laws and accompanied by a special string section. Friday 2 shows at
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 January 21, 2017
Saturdays Untamed w/ Discovery Place Nature
Family Fun
Date: January 21, 2017
January 21 – Creature Feature Petapalooza – *9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Let’s celebrate our favorite companions! Visit with rescued and exotic pets and learn about responsible pet ownership at this popular Creature
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Charlotte Professional Networking Week: The Move & Shake Experience
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: January 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CALLING ALL PROFESSIONAL 'MOVERS AND SHAKERS' IN AND AROUND THE CHARLOTTE, NC AREA: THE MOVE AND SHAKE EXPERIENCE is the area's FIRST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EXPO hosted by Stand & Deliver LLC, SalesRhino, LLC, Legacy Partners LLC,
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Explore More Life - What Is In The Water?
Family Fun
Date: January 21, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Live In Water: How does a fish see underwater? Can sharks hear? In this month’s lab unit, learn all about the animals that live in the water. Guests will study various types of fish and discover how each species has its own unique
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 January 22, 2017
Dads + Bags + Brews
Family Fun
Date: January 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Are you a new or expecting dad looking for Charlotte’s cool dad community? Dads + Bags + Brews is your monthly pint-filled brewery hangout for dads, sponsored by Baby+Company, Charlotte’s only birth center. Join for craft
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 January 23, 2017
Potential & Kinetic Energy w/ Discovery Place Kids
Family Fun
Date: January 23, 2017
Tuesdays & Thursdays Come over to the Town Hall Main Stage as we explore Newton's cradle to learn about momentum! We will demonstrate how energy changes from potential energy to kinetic energy by making our own pompom launchers.
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Fiber Imaginations: Dottie Moore Tour
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: January 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 am
“Fiber Imaginations” is a unique opportunity to meet and create with Rock Hill’s globally recognized, award-winning fiber artist Dottie Moore. Moore will lead a behind-the-scenes tour of her exhibition of work at the
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 January 24, 2017
Charlotte Chorale Auditions
Performing Arts | Film
Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Charlotte Chorale is currently scheduling auditions for adult singers to take part in its exciting new season! Singers should be able to read choral music and be available for rehearsals on Tuesday evenings. All voice parts are
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Business Connections Network
Networking
Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Jump off your New Year with our FREE business networking event. Focus on credit repair and taxes. Event is open to the public. Vendors are welcome as well as tax repairers.
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Lupus Walk Kickoff Rally
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: January 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter in this kickoff rally for the 16th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now: Charlotte. Come meet other walkers and teams, share fundraising ideas, get new tips, receive walk materials, and
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 January 25, 2017
Chemical Energy w/ Discovery Place Kids
Family Fun
Date: January 25, 2017
Wednesday & Friday We are turning up the heat with chemical reactions! Come explore simple exothermic reactions to learn about heat energy that is given off when we combine certain chemicals in this fun science experiment.
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 January 26, 2017
Exploring Energy w/ Discovery Place Kids - Huntersville
Family Fun
Date: January 26, 2017
Energy has the power to make things happen. It comes in many forms, including the sun, the wind and the electricity we use to turn on the light. Join us through the month of January to explore how we can use and conserve energy to make
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 January 28, 2017
4 New Cultural Exhibits - Community Opening
Exhibit | Showcase
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for the community opening of our four new exhibitions: The Future is Abstract Alison Saar: The Nature of Us Jordan Casteel: Harlem Notes Zun Lee: Father Figure Meet exhibiting artists and curators and share in discussions as
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Nature Walk w/ Discovery Place Nature
Family Fun
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 10:15 am
Join us for an educational walk around Discovery Place Nature’s Paw Paw Nature Trail with a naturalist to discover the beauty and diversity of the bottomland forest habitat. (Great Hall)
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A Plus Garage Doors Puppy Bowl
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
This year’s Puppy Bowl promises to be a great opportunity for dog-lovers to play with shelter dogs, browse dog-related attractions, and meet local shelters and business owners! The bowl game features returning favorites - The
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Explore More Life - What Is In The Water?
Family Fun
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Live In Water: How does a fish see underwater? Can sharks hear? In this month’s lab unit, learn all about the animals that live in the water. Guests will study various types of fish and discover how each species has its own unique
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Hearts for Hemophilia Casino Night
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Join Hemophilia of North Carolina for a fun night out all for a great cause! Tickets include elegant food and drink, live music, fun money to play a variety of casino games, auctions and raffles. All proceeds benefit Hemophilia of North
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 January 31, 2017
Community Blood Drive
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: January 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro.
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 February 1, 2017
Spring Break Educational Tour on Apr 11-15
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: February 1, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tour scheduled for April 11 - 15, 2017. Sponsored by the Carolina Cardinals Optimist Club. ~ SITES & ATTRACTIONS ~ Tuesday - Philadelphia, PA Mother Bethel AME Church | The Liberty Bell | The US Mint Wednesday - Baltimore, MD
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 February 10, 2017
John Pizzarelli In Concert
Concert
Date: February 10, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
A world-renowned guitarist, singer and master of the Great American Songbook, John Pizzarelli’s old school magnetism, along with his superb musicianship, has kept him a fixture in the American jazz scene for nearly 30 years.
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 February 11, 2017
When the Heart Dreams: Romance Readers & Writers
Networking
Date: February 11, 2017
Meet your favorite Authors at the 2nd Annual When the Heart Dreams: Romance Readers and Writers Event! Mix & Mingle with Local and National Authors Queen Author's Round Table Luncheon - Sit at an author hosted table. Swag Bag full of
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 February 12, 2017
Making History
Religious
Date: February 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
On behalf of our Pastor, Ministerial Staff, Officers and members, we extend a sincere invitation to you to attend our Black History Month programs. On each Sunday during the month of February, our focus will be on “Black Power: Know
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Classic Black Cinema Series: Slavery by Another Name
Performing Arts | Film
Date: February 12, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Based on the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Douglas Blackmon, Slavery by another Name (2012), eviscerates one of America's most cherished myths: the belief that slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Slavery by
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 February 17, 2017
The Jazz Room
Concert
Date: February 17 - 18, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jazz Arts Initiative continues Season 8 of its Jazz Room Series on Friday and Saturday 2/17 & 2/18 with The Jazz Room's special Trumpet Summit! Some of the most talented jazz trumpet players from our region will be putting on an
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TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry Presented By The HillBenders
Concert
Date: February 17, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
The HillBenders are one of the few bluegrass groups that recognize their ability to bridge the gap between the common music consumer and the bluegrass genre, selecting material that defies any hillbilly stigmas. With their widely varied
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 March 4, 2017
Lupus Mardi Gras Gala
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: March 4, 2017
Presented by Bottle Cap Group. Event will feature entertainment by Hot Sauce, Creole cuisine, a silent auction, photo booth, fortune teller and more. Guests will also be treated to a Mardi Gras Masquerade Contest, luxury raffle, and
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Slice n Dice: R.I.C. Market Foundation Fundraiser
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: March 4, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roots In the Community Market Foundation (R.I.C’s Market) will host a fundraising event that will allow guests to enjoy a meal while watching teams compete in a cooking challenge that will judge not only taste and nutrition, but will
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 March 9, 2017
Susan G. Komen Charlotte Laugh for the Cure
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: March 9, 2017
Get ready to laugh! Komen Charlotte's Laugh for the Cure is an event that generates hundreds of laughs and thousands of dollars toward investing in breakthrough research and education to prevent and cure breast cancer. This event
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 March 11, 2017
HousingFest: Concert To End Homelessness
Concert
Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Urban Ministry Center's 3rd concert to end homelessness will feature soul singers St. Paul & The Broken Bones. $2 from every ticket goes to help homeless individuals with housing.
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 March 17, 2017
The Jazz Room
Concert
Date: March 17 - 18, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jazz Arts Initiative continues Season 8 of its Jazz Room Series on Friday and Saturday 3/17 & 3/18 with the return of "Gypsy Jazz!" Guitarist Andy Page will be playing the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt. On Friday there are
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 March 19, 2017
The Story Pirates
Family Fun
Date: March 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm
Story Pirates celebrate the words and ideas of young people! Story Pirates turn kids ideas and original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors showing those kids just how amazing their ideas are. From its
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 March 25, 2017
Charlotte Memory Gala
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: March 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Western Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association invites you to join us at the Inaugural Memory Gala honoring Bill and Carrington Price. On Saturday, March 25, more than 200 guests will join us in the fight against
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 March 31, 2017
The Nile Project
Concert
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
One of the tightest cross-cultural collaborations in history, the Nile Project brings together artists from the 11 Nile basin countries to make music that combines the rich diversity of the oldest places on Earth. Instruments that parted
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 April 21, 2017
Star Gazer: A Trek Into Outer Space
Performing Arts | Film
Date: April 21 - 23, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Star Gazer: A Trek Into Outer Space blends 3D mapping with dance and circus arts to fly you through our solar system. Stella is a young and curious girl who gazes out her bedroom window one night wondering what it would be like to visit
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 May 6, 2017
Walk to End Lupus Now: Charlotte
Non-Profit | Fundraiser
Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Take steps against lupus at the 16th Annual Walk to End Lupus Now: Charlotte. Funds raised support national research and local support services to help the estimated 10,000 people in the Charlotte area who are living with lupus.
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 May 18, 2017
European Diabetes & Endocrinology Conference
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: May 18 - 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Euro Endocrinology 2017 conference will focus on the latest and exciting innovations in all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology research. It is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged
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 July 17, 2017
18th European Diabetes Congress
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: July 17 - 18, 2017
It takes us immense pleasure to announce the conference that 18th European Diabetes Congress which is going to be held during July 17-18, 2017 at Lisbon, Portugal. Euro Diabetes 2017 conference will focus on the latest and exciting
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 August 14, 2017
3rd World Congress on Human Genetics
Conference | Expo | Symposium
Date: August 14 - 15, 2017
Human Genetics Congress will provide a perfect platform to all the Doctors, Researchers Business Delegates and Scientists to approach and deliver all the attendees about the latest scientific advancements on the respective sphere.
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 November 13, 2017
Congress on World Dentistry
Health
Date: November 13 - 14, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
ConferenceSeriesLLC has been the gold standards for worldwide dental meetings for the last seven years, and we are very excited to expand in Europe, America and Asia Pacific continents. Previous meetings were held in major cities like
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