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Today is May 28, 2016 - Monroe, NC 28110  

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Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 2:00pm | Local Events
    - Union County Farmers Market currently has 60+ vendors selling within the market. Peak season we average 10 vendors on weekdays and 30 on Saturday market days.
    Union County Farmers Market
    805 Skyway Drive Monroe NC 28110
  • | 11:00am - 10:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Treehouse Vineyards, Spring Fest, Indian Trail, Monroe, NC
    - ALL DAY Spring Fest! $5 Cover
    11:00am-10:00pm
    Live music
    Food and Craft Vendors
    Wine Sampling and tours
    Corn-Hole Tournament Sponsored by Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue
    $10 entry fee (Must register in advnace by submitting payment through paypal
    carolinabigheartsbigbarks@gmail.com
    (paypal address and email address)
    Use the "family and friends" option and then add a note saying "Cornhole Registration"
    Cash and Door Prizes!
    3:00pm DIY (Do It Yourself) with Wine Projects

    No picnics or vouchers for this day permitted
    Treehouse Vineyards
    301 Bay St. Monroe NC 28112
  • | 2:00pm - 6:00pm | Local Events, Blood Drive, Sun Valley, Indian Trail, NC
    - Free movie ticket voucher for donors! More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas website http://www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro (http://www.cbcc.us/about/donor-center-hours.php for center hours). Call 704-972-4700 or go to http://www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
    Sun Valley 14
    6449 Old Monroe Rd. Indian Trail NC 28079
    704.972.4700
  • | 2:00pm - | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Treehouse Vineyards, Spring Fest, Cornhole Tournament, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Treehouse will be hosting their annual Spring Fest with DIY crafts, music, food, and of course, a great time!
    Come out and see us and meet some of our adoptable dogs!

    There will also be a Cornhole Tournament. $10 entry fee. Get on Paypal and send the money to carolinabigheartsbigbarks@gmail.com with the note "cornhole tournament entry fee." The winner will receive a CASH PRIZE!
    Treehouse Vineyards
    301 Bay St. Monroe NC 28112
  • | 2:00pm - | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Treehouse Vineyards, Spring Fest, Cornhole Tournament, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - $10 entry fee. Get on Paypal and send the money to carolinabigheartsbigbarks@gmail.com with the note "cornhole tournament entry fee." The winner will receive a CASH PRIZE!
    Treehouse Vineyards
    301 Bay St. Monroe NC 28112
  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, The Tipsy Paintbrush, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Cost: $28
    Teacher: Eva
    The Tipsy Paintbrush
    116B. W. John St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, The Tipsy Paintbrush, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Cost: $35
    Teacher: Gina
    The Tipsy Paintbrush
    116B. W. John St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | 8:30pm - | Local Events, Crossing Paths Park, Yoga classes, yoga in the park, Indian Trail, NC
    - Come out to Crossing Paths Park on Saturday mornings for Yoga in the Park! There is no cost to attend, but donations will be accepted.
    Crossing Paths Park
    120 Blythe Dr. Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Local Events, Waxhaw Farmer's Market, Waxhaw, NC, local produce
    - Fresh local produce!
    Located on the corner of Price Street and N. Church Street in historic downtown
           
  • | Arts and Entertainment, summer, summer camp, camps, kids summer camp
    - Summer Music and Theatre Camps are open for kids ages 2-18 in Indian Trail! Choose from 13 camp experiences: Superhero Camp, Piano Camp, Princess Camp, Around the World Camp, Cover Band, Guitar Camp and many more! Imagine the fun and excitement your child will have as they create, explore and make music this summer! Check out summer camps here and enroll today:
    Lanti Music
    323 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd Indian Trail NC 28079
    Allie Hopkins 704.269.8420 lantimusic@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, The Tipsy Paintbrush, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Cost: $35
    Teacher: Eva
    The Tipsy Paintbrush
    116B. W. John St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | Arts and Entertainment, summer, summer camp, camps, kids summer camp
    - Summer Music and Theatre Camps are open for kids ages 2-18 in Indian Trail! Choose from 13 camp experiences: Superhero Camp, Piano Camp, Princess Camp, Around the World Camp, Cover Band, Guitar Camp and many more! Imagine the fun and excitement your child will have as they create, explore and make music this summer! Check out summer camps here and enroll today:
    Lanti Music
    323 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd Indian Trail NC 28079
    Allie Hopkins 704.269.8420 lantimusic@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - | Sports and Recreation, Steve Smith 5K, Lace Up Son, Charlotte, Matthews, Indian Trail, NC
    - Join the Steve Smith Family Foundation (S2F2) on Monday, May 30 as we host our second annual Lace Up Son Family 5K in downtown Matthews!

    This one-of-a-kind, family-friendly Memorial Day celebration includes recognition of active duty and veteran members of our military, and accommodates the special needs community.

    The course will take you through the streets of downtown Matthews before ending at Stumptown Park. Bring the whole family or your best friends to this can’t-miss event!

    This race is great for families and groups of friends alike. Run or walk – the Steve Smith Family Foundation welcomes participants of all skill levels and ages.

    Each participant will receive a custom Lace Up Son Family 5K medal, shoe laces and t-shirt.*

    A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit the Siskey, Simmons and Johnston YMCAs by providing programs and services to children financially unable to participate. Additionally, S2F2 supports the Special Olympics of N.C., and gifts shoes to women and children in need.

    Established in 2013 by Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Steve Smith Sr. and wife Angie, S2F2 is focused on the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of the community, one person at a time. S2F2 proudly partners with nonprofit organizations to provide hope and inspiration to those in need and is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

    *Custom Lace Up Son Family 5K medals, shoe laces and t-shirt are only guaranteed while supplies last. Register early to reserve your medal, laces and shirt/size.

    Entry Fees
    By Friday, April 24
    Team: $29.50 per person
    Individual: $39.50 per person

    Saturday, April 25 – Sunday, May 29
    Team: $35 per person
    Individual: $45 per person

    Monday, May 30 (Race Day)
    Individual: $50 per person

    Team Registration
    A team is defined as 4 or more family members or friends ready to lace up, son!

    No refunds. Rain or shine. This event may sell out at any time.

    Mail-In Registration & Donations
    Participants may register or make donations via mail by check only. All mail-in registrations should be postmarked by Monday, May 23 and checks should be made payable to the Steve Smith Family Foundation and sent to:

    Lace Up Son Family 5K, Attn: Wendy Fu
    338 South Sharon Amity Road, PMB 208, Charlotte, NC 28211
    Stumptown Park
    120 S. Trade St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | 8:00am - 10:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Dance, Zumba, Fitness
    - Come and work off pounds gained barbecuing, vacationing, etc. Stay in shape during the summer with Zumba. 1 hour of a fun workout.
    South Piedmont Community College
    4209 Old Charlotte Highway Monroe NC 28110
    Tara Moss 704.290.5212 tmoss@spcc.edu
  • | 9:00am - 10:30am | Kids, Baby, story time, Monroe, Union County Library
    - Event takes place every Monday in the Hunley Room.
    Monroe Branch of the Union County Public Library
    316 E Windsor St Monroe NC 28112
  • | 10:30am - 11:30am | Local Events, Family Reading Time, Union County Public Library, Monroe, NC
    - Event occurs every Monday in the Hunley Room at the Monroe branch of the Union County Public Library.
    Monroe Branch of the Union County Public Library
    316 E Windsor St Monroe NC 28112
  • | 11:00am - 12:00pm | Military, Memorial Day, Lake Park, NC, US Air Force
    - Keynote Speaker: Harvey Mayhill - U.S. Air Force
    Music: Marty Vanderlip

    Food available from 100 Main Beef & BBQ and WhatsWaterIce Frozen Treats

    at Veterans Pond, Lake Park, NC.
    Village of Lake Park - Veterans Pond
           
  • | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, The Tipsy Paintbrush, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Cost: $28
    Teacher: Gina
    The Tipsy Paintbrush
    116B. W. John St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | 4:25pm - 6:30pm | Library Events
    - Free Homework Help!
    Monday through Thursday

    4:30-6:30 pm

    316 E. Windsor St. Monroe, NC 28112

    For kids in grades 1st through 8th.

    Questions? Call 704-283-8184 ext. 238
    Monroe Library
    316 East Windsor Street Monroe NC 28110
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  • | Arts and Entertainment, summer, summer camp, camps, kids summer camp
    - Summer Music and Theatre Camps are open for kids ages 2-18 in Indian Trail! Choose from 13 camp experiences: Superhero Camp, Piano Camp, Princess Camp, Around the World Camp, Cover Band, Guitar Camp and many more! Imagine the fun and excitement your child will have as they create, explore and make music this summer! Check out summer camps here and enroll today:
    Lanti Music
    323 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd Indian Trail NC 28079
    Allie Hopkins 704.269.8420 lantimusic@gmail.com
  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 10:30am | Local Events, Toddler Reading Time, Union County Public Library, Monroe, NC
    - Event occurs every Tuesday in the Hunley Room at the Monroe branch of the Union County Public Library.
    Monroe Branch of the Union County Public Library
    316 E Windsor St Monroe NC 28112
  • | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Local Events
    - Union County Farmers Market currently has 60+ vendors selling within the market. Peak season we average 10 vendors on weekdays and 30 on Saturday market days.
    Union County Farmers Market
    805 Skyway Drive Monroe NC 28110
  • | 4:25pm - 6:30pm | Library Events
    - Free Homework Help!
    Monday through Thursday

    4:30-6:30 pm

    316 E. Windsor St. Monroe, NC 28112

    For kids in grades 1st through 8th.

    Questions? Call 704-283-8184 ext. 238
    Monroe Library
    316 East Windsor Street Monroe NC 28110
  • | Arts and Entertainment, summer, summer camp, camps, kids summer camp
    - Summer Music and Theatre Camps are open for kids ages 2-18 in Indian Trail! Choose from 13 camp experiences: Superhero Camp, Piano Camp, Princess Camp, Around the World Camp, Cover Band, Guitar Camp and many more! Imagine the fun and excitement your child will have as they create, explore and make music this summer! Check out summer camps here and enroll today:
    Lanti Music
    323 Unionville-Indian Trail Rd Indian Trail NC 28079
    Allie Hopkins 704.269.8420 lantimusic@gmail.com

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | 9:30am - 10:30am | Business, Chamber, Networking, Networking for women, Union County Chamber of Commerce, Cathy's Coffee
    - Networking 4 Women
    1st Wednesday of each month
    Come and share your business, ideas & talents.
    Cathy's Coffee
    606 Indian Trail Road South Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | 10:30am - 11:00am | Kids, Marshville Library, Union County, Toddler Storytime
    - Weekly on Wednesday, until Dec 14, 2016
    Lois Morgan Edwards Memorial Library
    414 Hasty St. Marshville NC 28103
  • | 11:45am - 1:15pm | Business, Chamber, Networking, Union County Chamber of Commerce, Business, Human Resources, Luncheon
    - UCHRA - Union County SHRM Chapter Luncheons. Join us for an excellent meal and learn from fellow HR Professionals and business partners.

    The website will have more specifics on the program, speakers, sponsors and HR credits available.

    Go to http://www.uc-hra.org - click on Events/Programs to register for the luncheon.
    Union County Chamber of Commerce Office
    903 Skyway Dr. Monroe NC 28110
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 11:00am | Health Seminars and Screenings, Health Screenings, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure
    - Health screenings will be offered. The test included in the health screening are Blood Pressure, Blood Sugars, Cholesterol and Hemoglobin. For the Cholesterol Screening you will need to be fasting for 12 hours. Be sure to drink water even when fasting.
    Winchester Bazemore Center
    1001 Winchester Ave Monroe NC 28110
    Community Health Services of Union County 704.296.0909
  • | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Local Events
    - Union County Farmers Market currently has 60+ vendors selling within the market. Peak season we average 10 vendors on weekdays and 30 on Saturday market days.
    Union County Farmers Market
    805 Skyway Drive Monroe NC 28110
  • | 11:00am - 11:30am | Business, Chamber, Networking, Union County Chamber of Commerce, Monroe, NC, Ribbon Cutting
    - Come join us at a ribbon cutting for one of our newest Chamber members, Pelican's SnoBalls of Monroe, NC - just in time for summer!

    Want to enjoy a real New Orleans style SnoBall without visiting "The Big Easy"? Visit Pelican's SnoBalls, named for the state bird of Louisiana, they strive to stay true to the "Original New Orleans" SnoBall.

    With more flavor than a snowball and fluffy like shaved ice, Pelican's SnoBalls are the perfect blend of snow and flavor.

    With over 100 fantastic flavors, and a great family atmosphere, Pelican's is the hot spot to cool you down.
    Pelican's SnoBalls
    120 East Sunset Drive Monroe NC 28110
  • | 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Local Events, First Thursday, Matthews, NC, Shopping, Art, Live Music, Indian Trail
    - "Made in Matthews"!
    Shopping, Art, Live Music, Great Food and Drink!
    Pop Up Market and kid's activities.
    Stroll through downtown Matthews for an evening of fun and festivities!
    Downtown
           
  • | 7:00pm - | Local Events
  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, bugs, gardening
    - This educational event is presented by Dr. Erika Niland of Wingate University. The free Successful Gardening Meeting series is presented by the Union County Extension Master Gardeners to foster a partnership to create a sustainable community through education and implementation.
    Union County Agricultural Center
    3230 Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    UCEMGVA Growline 704.283.3822 ucmgwebsite@gmail.com
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Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 1:00pm | Local Events
    - Around 85% of all car seats are installed improperly. Is your child riding in one? Union County Buckle Up provides free car seat inspections and safety belt fit tests. First Friday of each month from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at Monroe Fire Department - Station 1. 300 W. Crowell St. Monroe.
     
           
  • | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Local Events, Book Clubs, Union County, Library
    Union West Regional Library
    123 Unionville-Indian Trail Road Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | 5:00pm - 9:00pm | Local Events, Food Truck Friday, Matthews, NC, Food Trucks, Charlotte, NC
    - Every Friday from March 4th, 2016, to September 30th, head to Stumptown Park, in Matthews for Food Truck Friday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. This will be a great community event, with a wide variety of food trucks, but also with live music and art. Visit the Facebook page, where you’ll find Facebook events that will give you information on the food trucks that will be there, as well as, hopefully the music artists who will be performing.
    Stumptown Park
           
  • | 6:30pm - | Local Events, Free movies, Indian Trail, NC, Minions
    - Come join the fun! FREE bounce houses, movie and more!

    Fun festivities, games, and prizes begin at 6:30.

    Don't forget to bring your lawn chair or blanket.
    Crossing Paths Park
    120 Blythe Dr Indian Trail NC 28079

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