Ag + Art Luncheon June 5 in Rock Hill

May 18, 2013 

THURSDAY

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

ONGOING

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, yorkcountyarts.org

COMING

Ag + Art

Arts Talk Luncheon for the Ag + Art Tour, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 5, Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, sponsored by The Arts Council of York County. Learn about gardening in urban and suburban settings, and the National Barn Trail Program. Guest speakers are Martha Charles, backyard gardening and farming expert, and Martha File, lead coordinator of the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. The Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour throughout the weekend of June 8-9, designed to generate interest in local farms, fresh foods and “made in York County” traditional arts. Tickets for luncheon: $15, includes box lunch, beverage and dessert. 803-328-2787; agandarttour.com

Bee time

Bee Wild!, June 8, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. During this event, guests participate in activities and see the secret lives of bees, and learn how they make honey and wax. Free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. DSBG.org

Go wild

Wild Life!, July 13, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Learn about and see up-close a wide variety of animals found in the garden. Free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. DSBG.org

For children

Project H.O.P.E., 5-7 p.m. June 17-20, Hospice & Community Care, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. Healing Ourselves through Personal Expression is a therapeutic art project for children to express their grief. Bereaved children ages 7 and older are invited to create works of art with the assistance of a grief counselor and local artists. Registration required. 803-329-1500

Hummingbirds

Wild Wings!, Aug. 4, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Wildlife biologist Susan Campbell returns for her annual research trip as she traps, bands and releases hummingbirds. Visitors can observe, ask questions and help release the birds. Free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. DSBG.org

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