Learn about bees June 4 in Belmont

May 28, 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’s work often focuses on scenic locations across the Carolinas, and 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

Mystery books

Mystery Book Club, 7-8 p.m. last Tuesday of the month through November, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. Mystery titles, chosen by the group, will be discussed. For adults. 704-416-6800; cmlibrary.org/programs

COMING

Bee time

Insights on Bees and Hives, noon June 4, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Beekeeping hobbyist Marty Gutowski talks about bees, how they make honey and wax, the functions they perform in the ecosystem and how to begin a bee colony at home. First Tuesday presentations are free with garden admission: adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. 704-825-4490; DSBG.org

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. 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

Scotch-Irish Symposium

Scotch-Irish Identity Symposium, June 6-7, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York, sponsored by The Culture & Heritage Museums and Center for Scotch-Irish Studies. The biannual symposium provides a forum for scholars from across the U.S. and Canada to present the latest research in the fields of Scotch-Irish history, culture and heritage in North America. Registration and the opening reception is from 4 to 8 p.m. June 6. The symposium will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 7, and will include presentations on Scotch-Irish family histories, the Scotch-Irish settlement of colonial America, the musical links between Scotland and Southern Appalachia, and the Scotch-Irish “holy war” in the Carolinas during the American Revolution. 803-818-6768; scotch-irishsocietyusa.org/symposia

Clover celebration

Feis Chlobhair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8, Clover Memorial Stadium, Clover. Celebrate Clover’s heritage at the Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival with arts, crafts, athletics, music and more. Admission and parking is free. Sponsored by Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce and town of Clover. 803-222-3312; cloverscottishgames.com

Book club

Steele Creek Readers Book Club, 10:30-noon June 11, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. Discussing “Mudwoman” by Joyce Carol Oates. For adults. 704-416-6800; cmlibrary.org/programs

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