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 February 13, 2016
Black History: By Way of the Back Door
Exhibits
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
In honor of Black History month, Historic Brattonsville will present 'By Way of the Back Door' with special guided tours that interpret African American history and culture in the Carolina Piedmont each Saturday during the month of
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Community Blood Drive
Non-Profit
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ website www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro (http://www.cbcc.us/about/donor-center-hours.php for
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Love the Wine You're With
Notes,Etc
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Treat your Valentine to a day at RayLen Vineyards for our Valentine's Day event on Saturday, February 13th from 11 AM - 5 PM. Enjoy 3 hand-crafted artisan chocolate truffle and wine pairings. Plus, taste a featured sweetheart flight of
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"Black Gold: North Carolina Slavery and Reed Gold Mine
Family Fun
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The origins and impact of slavery in North Carolina, Cabarrus County and the benefits of slave labor to Reed Gold Mine will be examined during Black History Month. Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site will offer “Black Gold: North
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Symbiotic Relationships @ Schiele Museum
Networking
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm
Relationships can be complicated, especially in nature. Some are beneficial, harmful, or even parasitic, but do not usually involve chocolate and roses! Learn about the various symbiotic relationships that exist between organisms.
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QC Family Valentine's Day Party
Family Fun
Date: February 13, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Make new friends and bring along the old. LAST YEAR GUESTS ARE FREE. JUST MESSAGE ORGANIZER FOR TICKETS! We are located inside a safe,great venue with free parking. Come out and enjoy a yummy plant based dessert bar, great music, Minions
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 February 14, 2016
My Sisters and Me 1st Annual Gala
Fundraisers
Date: February 14, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
"Empowering Unity in Sisterhood" All young girls ages 8-18 are welcome. All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP at mysistersandme2015@gmail.com. RSVP closes February 21, 2016.
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 February 15, 2016
The Solar System: A Journey of Exploration
Exhibits
Date: February 15, 2016
Journey across the Solar System to explore the Sun and its family of planets, moons, comets and asteroids that define our place in space. Gain an appreciation for Earth as the only place for life as we know it as we compare our planet to
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Winter Camp Schedule - Carolina Raptor Center
Winter Camps
Date: February 15, 2016
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Carolina Raptor Center Winter Camp Schedule 2015-2016. The camp will run various days this winter. February 15th - Birds, Planes, and Really Fast Things Price - $25 per day Age - Kids from 7 to 14 Extended Day Available $10/day Drop
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Community Blood Drive
Non-Profit
Date: February 15, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free ticket voucher for donors! More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ website www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro
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Negin Farsad: Fighting Islamophobia, Bigotry, and What Have You with Comedy
Performing Arts
Date: February 15, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Star of her own brand of “social justice comedy,” Negin Farsad is not afraid to ask the tough questions – or to make her audience laugh just as hard as they’re thinking. An Iranian-American Muslim comedian who
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 February 17, 2016
Titanoboa: Monster Snake @ Schiele Museum
Exhibits
Date: February 17, 2016
From deep underground in a Colombian coal mine, in a layer dating to 65 million years ago, scientists have uncovered remains of the largest snake in the world, Titanoboa cerrejonensis. Measuring 48 feet long and weighing in at 2,500
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Health Education with TrueHealth Charlotte
Meetings
Date: February 17, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join us as Dr. Lonnie Bagwell, DC (Doctor of Chiropractics) discusses nutrition tips to reverse common chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Registration is required.
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Dr. Kenneth Janken- Book Reading
Lectures & Seminars
Date: February 17, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 am
Dr. Kenneth Janken Reads From His New Book, The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s. The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room of the Main Library & the James B. Duke Library at Johnson C. Smith
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 February 18, 2016
Sincere Forms of Flattery: Blacks, Whites and American Popular Music
Non-Profit
Date: February 18 - 20, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Billy Stevens, M.A., North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Mr. Stevens will demonstrate how historic interactions between African Americans and European Americans shaped the evolution of American popular music. With its roots in
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Molding the Piedmont Sound
Non-Profit
Date: February 18, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Michael Scoggins, Historian, Culture & Heritage Museums Mr. Scoggins will discuss African American folk music in the Carolina Piedmont during from the late 18th century to the early 20th century and explore its roots in both African
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 February 19, 2016
Sisters Still Standing Women's Empowerment 2016 on Mar 19
Religious
Date: February 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The COUNTDOWN BEGINS...Join us in Charlotte, NC on March 19 for Sisters Still Standing Women's Empowerment 2016! "LIVE THROUGH IT!" Register EARLY and SAVE! VENDOR & SPONSORSHIP Opportunities are available!
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Blended and Ignored History: Blacks, Whites, and Traditional Southern Appalachian Music
Non-Profit
Date: February 19, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Dr. Bill Lawing, J. Estes Millner Professor of Music, Davidson College For a century, American song collectors focused upon Scotch-Irish musicians to frame the narrative of Appalachian music. In looking at the tradition more carefully
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Afternoon at the Mann - Simons Site
Notes,Etc
Date: February 19, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Historic Columbia and the Columbia Archaeology Project at the Mann-Simons Site for a free day at the museum. Visitors and families explore the site that was home to generations of the same African American family since the 1840s and
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'FORSAKEN' In Theaters Feb 19-26
Films
Date: February 19, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
In 1872, JOHN HENRY CLAYTON (Kiefer Sutherland) retires as a gunfighter and returns to his hometown of Fowler, Wyoming in hope of repairing his relationship with his estranged father, REVEREND CLAYTON (Donald Sutherland). However, he soon
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