Heart health focus of Oct. 23 Lunch-n-Learn in Rock Hill

October 19, 2013 


Learn at lunch

Lunch-n-Learn about menopause and heart health, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23, City Club of Rock Hill, 140 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Hosted by The Heart2Heart Foundation, Dr. Norman Taylor of Rock Hill GYN/OB Associates will be the guest speaker talking about what women need to know during this phase of life to protect their heart health. He also will share information about the connection between the treatments for cancer and the increased risk for heart disease in those patients. Cost: $15 includes buffet lunch, beverages and tax. Reservations requested. 803-524-5671; admin@theheart2heartfoundation.org; TheHeart2HeartFoundation.org


Book sale

Friends of the York County Library book sale, Oct. 25-26 at the First ARP Church gymnasium, 201 E. White St., Rock Hill. Thousands of books for adults and children will be for sale, priced at $2 per inch, measuring the height of the stack. Videos, DVDs and audio books also will be sold. Book sale proceeds fund York County Library programs. Opening night for Friends members will be 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Memberships may be purchased at the door. The public sale will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. All items will be half price on Oct. 26. All Friends members who attend the book sale will receive a free book of their choice. Annual memberships begin at $15. Membership applications are available in any York County Library or at yclibrary.org. 803-981-5837


Photo light

Digital SLR IV – Available Light Portraiture, 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 26, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography. This course will discuss classic portrait poses and lighting techniques using available light. The course also includes a lecture and in the field portrait photography. Digital SLR camera with a flash or optional flash preferred. Cost: $40 for garden members, $46 for nonmembers. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org

Vienna Court

“The Vienna Court of Ferdinand II of Hapsburg,” 8 p.m. Oct. 26, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1510 E. Seventh St., Charlotte. Presented by Carolina Pro Musica, the court of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II was the center of a rich music culture. Works from the imperial court were the earliest to incorporate Italian innovations as the Hapsburgs looked to Italy for artistic excellence. Tickets: $15, $7.50 for students and seniors. Concert will repeat at 8 p.m. Oct. 28. 704-334-3468; carolinapromusica.org


Paper crafts

Papercrafting, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by artist Suzanne Patz. Use rubber stamps, gift cards and other elements to create autumn-inspired pieces. Cost: $18 for garden members, $22 for nonmembers, plus $5 materials fee. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org


Pro Musica

Carolina Pro Musica: The Court of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II, 8 p.m. Oct. 28, Abbey Basilica, 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road, Belmont. The Viennese court of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II was the center of a rich music culture. The Hapsburgs looked to Italy for their composers and performers. Works from the imperial court were the earliest to incorporate Italian innovations of dramatic and melodic inventiveness. Admission is free; donations accepted. 704-461-6813; bac.edu


Ceramics exhibit

“Ceramics: Reassessing Tradition” exhibit, through Nov. 3, Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Features four artists – Peter Rose, Ron Philbeck, Daniel Johnston, and Bob Hasselle. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Ren fair

20th annual Carolina Renaissance Festival, weekends 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Nov. 24, Huntersville, N.C. The Festival’s artisan marketplace mimics 16th century architecture and features 100 merchants, crafters and artists that create, demonstrate and sell handmade wares. Eleven outdoor stages and performance settings offer non-stop theater, comedy, music, dance, magic, circus entertainments and falconry demonstrations. Hundreds of costumed villagers fill the lanes with additional entertainment. The festival’s signature attraction features medieval knights on horseback jousting three times daily in the queen’s tournament arena. 877-896-5544; RenFestInfo.com

World’s Fairs

“Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939” exhibit through Jan. 19, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte. See about 200 examples of glass, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, precious metalwork and textiles displayed at the world’s fairs between London’s Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in London in 1851 and New York’s World’s Fair in 1939. Admission: $10 adults; free to children younger than 18 with paying adult. 704-337-2011; mintmuseum.org


Mystery books

Mystery Book Club, 6:45 p.m. Oct. 29, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte. Discussion of “Choke Point” by Ridley Pearson. Audience: adults. 704-416-6800

Pianist concert

Pianist Emile Pandolfi, Oct. 29, Clover School District Auditorium. Arrangements of time-honored standards and Broadway hits seasoned with classical favorites and new gems. Along with Pandolfi will be guest vocalist Dana Russell. 803-222-8018; clover2.k12.sc.us/csda

Jewelry art

Laughing Planet Jewelry to be First Tuesday Topic, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 5, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, N.C. Melia Lyerly, the jewelry artist of Laughing Planet Jewelry, has been creating original works of jewelry art for more than a decade, working in a variety of mixed metals to create uniquely distinctive and highly individual pieces. She’s one of the artists who supplies The Garden Store with locally produced, hand-made products that comprise nearly half of all merchandise in the store. Free with garden admission: members is free; adults, $12; seniors 60 and older, $10; and children 4-12, $6. Guests are encouraged to bring a bag lunch.704-825-4490; DSBG.org

Neuropathy workshop

Peripheral Neuropathy workshop, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, Infinite Wellness, 1698 S.C. 160 W., Fort Mill. Presented by Richard Schaffer Jr., MD. Free; seating is limited. 803-547-4343

Bid on trees

Symphony Guild of Charlotte’s third annual Festival of Trees holiday fundraiser, Nov. 16-Dec. 8, with the new Breakfast at Nordstrom – A Holiday Children’s Fashion Show at SouthPark Mall on Nov 16. Festival of Trees is a real-time and online silent auction of tabletop artificial trees decorated by renowned interior, floral and landscape designers, businesses, retailers, nonprofits and community organizations. As a prelude to the debut of the trees, the fashion show, featuring styles for women and children, will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the children’s department of Nordstrom. The 13 trees will be on display for bidding in the luxury wing of SouthPark Mall outside of Nordstrom. The trees will relocate to Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Dec. 5-8, and be on display for bidding before and during the Charlotte Symphony Pops Series performances of “Magic of Christmas.” Bidders also can vie for the trees online at symphonyguildcharlotte.org/FOT.htm. Visit the website for fashion show tickets: $25 for adults, $15 for children 12 and younger, and $40 for VIP seating. Proceeds from both events benefit the Charlotte Symphony, Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestras and youth music education. Peppermint Forest Christmas Shop is donating the pre-lit, 3-foot-tall trees.

‘Catching Fire’

“Catching Fire” movie release party, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Lake Wylie Public Library. Enjoy food and activities inspired by the book and film “Catching Fire.” For grades 6-12. Registration required; limited to 25. 803-831-7774

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