Learn how to avoid fraud March 28 at lake Wylie Public Library

March 23, 2013 

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WEDNESDAY

Story time

Stories and activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Lake Wylie Public Library. No registration required.

THURSDAY

Avoid fraud

Preventing Senior Fraud, 11 a.m.-noon March 28, Lake Wylie Public Library. Pam Horack of Pathfinder Planning LLC will show how easy it is to fall for a scam, why con artists prey on seniors, common types of fraud, and how to avoid becoming a victim. Registration required. 803-831-7774

Egg Hunt

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, 7:15 p.m. March 28, Davis Park, Belmont. For ages 3-8. Easter Bunny will appear. 704-825-8191

Egg Classic

The 31st annual Great Easter Egg Classic, 3:15-5:15 p.m. March 28, Cherry Park, Rock Hill. There will be 50,000 Easter eggs spread over the softball fields. For children ages 2 to 11. All prizes must be picked up by 6 p.m. the day of the event. 803-324-9622

Shag lessons

Junior Shag Lessons, 5:45-7 p.m. Thursdays, Lynn’s Dance Club, 4819 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. Free lessons are for ages 8 to 20; no partner required. More boys needed. Instructors are Bill Bateman and Fran Taylor, members of Charlotte Shag Club Junior Shag committee. 704-784-2758

SATURDAY

Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit Garden Adventure, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 23-24, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. The loveable and mischievous rabbit from the Beatrix Potter story will visit for a special Easter adventure. In addition to characters from the story, the garden will have live bunnies available for professional photo sessions with photo packages starting at $39.95. Food and drinks available for purchase. Free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. DSBG.org

On stage

Natalie Merchant will perform with the Charlotte Symphony, March 23, Belk Theater. During her performance with the Charlotte Symphony, Merchant will include songs from her days with 10,000 Maniacs. Tickets: start at $44.50. 704-972-2000; charlottesymphony.org

Health fair

2nd annual Bodies, Bellies & Brains: A Child’s Health Fair, 10a.m.-2 p.m. March 23, Schiele Museum, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd. Event is expanded to include pre-k and elementary aged children, and middle schoolers. 704-866-6904;

schielemuseum.org

ONGOING

Middleton paintings

“A Life in the Forest: The Paintings of Sallie Middleton,” on display through March 31, Springs Gallery at the Museum of York County, 4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill. More than 30 watercolor paintings of plants and animals offer authentic portrayals of the native wildlife of the Carolinas. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children ages 4 and older; free on Sundays. chmuseums.org

Winning photos

Shutterbug Photo Contest Winners display, through April, Visitor Pavilion at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. DSBG.org

Come See Me Festival’s 50th Anniversary Poster Exhibition, through April 15, Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery at Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Social Fabric

Social Fabric exhibit, through April 28, Dalton Gallery at Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. The exhibit is by Detroit artist Margi Weir, presenting two different, but related bodies of work. A free, public reception will be held at 6 p.m. April 18.

COMING

Coloring contest

Main Street Children’s Museum Coloring Contest display, April 11-16, Perimeter Gallery at Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Motown show

Motown Returns to Rock Hill, 7:30 p.m. April 12, Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Internationally known, 10-person cast from Virginia Beach, Va., Masters of Motown, perform. Tickets: $25 for Arts Council of York County members; $30 for non-members. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Spring concert

York County Choral Society Spring Concert, 4 p.m. April 14, Westminster Presbyterian Church. The full chorus will present Cantata No. 4 by J. S. Bach and Missa Brevis by Kodaly. Additional selections performed by the chorus or the York County Chamber Singers include works by Byrd, Brahms, Clausen and Mendelssohn. Soprano Jennifer Hough, Mezzo Soprano Kristen Wunderlich, Tenor Daniel Stein, and Bass Justin Rhymer will be featured as soloists, with guest organist Mark Frye and Susan Read as accompanists. Admission: $20, $15 for seniors (65 and older) and Winthrop faculty, $5 Winthrop students. yorkcountychoralsociety.org/index.htm

‘My Man Godfrey’

“My Man Godfrey” showing, 7:30 p.m. April 20, Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill, part of the Arts Council of York County’s Underexposed Film Series. This comedy romance was released in 1936, is 94 minutes and rated G. $6 per person. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Founders Day

Founders Day celebration, May 5, Episcopal Church Home for Children, 234 Kings Mountain St., York. Registration: 10 a.m.; Holy Eucharist, 11 a.m.; picnic, 12:30 p.m.; awards ceremony and program 1:30 p.m. 803-684-4011, ext. 1023

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