Get help May 15 finding reliable health info online at Steele Creek Library

May 12, 2013 


Health info

Finding Credible Health Information Online, 6-7:30 p.m. May 15, Steele Creek Public Library. Christie Silbajoris, director of NC Health Info, will explain how the Internet can be an accessible and comprehensive health info source. 704-416-6800;


Go Red forum

Go Red For Women Luncheon and Education Forum, May 16, Charlotte Convention Center. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement advocates for education, awareness and research, as well as swifter action against heart disease in women. 704-208-5514;

Hear bluegrass

Allison Creek Bluegrass, 7-9 p.m., Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, Highway 274. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food concessions available at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

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

Overeaters group

Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, Lake Wylie Christian Assembly Church, 5766 Charlotte Hwy. 704-466-2660


Music in Lake Wylie

DeCarlo performs, 9-10:30 p.m. May 17, Lake Wylie Bowl N’ Bounce, Lakeside West center. DeCarlo, the band fronted by current Boston lead singer Tommy DeCarlo, will perform a collection of Boston hits, along with songs by Foreigner, Toto and .38 Special. Cover charge: $5 for those who are not bowling. 803-831-2553

Dazzle and Denim

Catawba Care’s 10th annual Dazzle and Denim: The Diamond Anniversary Party fundraising event, 7-11 p.m. May 17, Magnolia Room at Laurel Creek, Rock Hill. Catawba Care, a not-for-profit, United Way organization, provides medical care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and by educating the community to prevent the spread of HIV. Tickets: $40 through May 9. After this, tickets will be $50. Tiffany Tables can be reserved for groups of 10 for $400. 803-909-6363;


Yard sale

Red Fez Shrine Club Community Yard Sale, 7 a.m.-noon May 18, 16600 Red Fez Club Road, Steele Creek. Includes a 50/50 raffle and baked goods for sale. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the club’s pool maintenance fund.

Digital SLR

Digital SLR II - Metering, 9:30 a.m.-noon May 18, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography, take lighting a step further and learn how to get the correct quality of light to reach the camera’s sensor. Both incident and reflective light metering will be presented. Cost: $40 for garden members, $46 for non-members. 704-829-1252;

Guided Walk

Horticultural Highlight Walk, 1 p.m. May 18, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Guides will highlight what’s in bloom, seasonally relevant gardening tips and behind-the-scenes details. Specific topics and guides will be announced the week before on the Garden’s Facebook page. Free with garden admission. 704-829-1252;


Photo exhibit

Landscape and nature photography exhibit, through May 30, City Hall Rotunda Gallery in Rock Hill’s City Hall, 155 Johnson St., Rock Hill. Gerry King is a member of the Carolina Nature Photography Association, and while her work often focuses on scenic locations across the Carolinas, she has begun to venture into sports photography and portraits. Holly Fox focuses her lens on nature from the macro to the micro. 803-328-2787,

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