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Today is June 25, 2016

Monroe, NC 28110

Nearby communities: Unionville

Saturday, June 25th, 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 - 3:00pm | Local Events, books, signings, author
    - Author Robin Anderson will be at "The Book Lady" to sign your copy of her exciting new thriller, The Ripple Effect.
    It is set in and around the Charlotte area including Monroe. The story includes murder, mayhem and mischief surrounding a woman running from her husband's assassin. Valient Washington meets her in a chance encounter that pulls him into her nightmare. Will he and his team of secret international law enforcement be able to save them in the twists and turns lurking in every dark corner?
    The Book Lady
    Blair Place, 3515D Hwy 74 Monroe NC 28110
    Carol gordon 704.282.0646
  • | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, Live Laugh Paint, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Learn to paint “Cutie Hootie” with step by step instruction from local artist. No experience required.

    A minimum of 10 seats is required for this class to occur. If the minimum for the class is not met, you will be contacted within 24 hours to reschedule or request a refund.

    Cost: $35
    Live Laugh Paint Studio
    204 N Main St Monroe NC
  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, The Tipsy Paintbrush, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Cost: $35
    Instructor: Gina
    The Tipsy Paintbrush
    116B. W. John St. Matthews NC 28105
  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Meets Music in the Round, Monroe Crossing Mall, Monroe, NC
    - The AMG Steinway Series presents Art Meets Music in the Round at Monroe Crossing Mall.

    Come watch and listen as the artists paint to the music and then change canvas.

    With famed pianist Peter Whitman

    Artists:
    Cindy Green
    Stephan Duncan
    Jae Moncrief
    Ranae McGuire
    Belinda Wray Muth
    Al Howard
    Fran Hedrick
    Monroe Crossing Mall
    2115 W Roosevelt Blvd #333 Monroe NC 28110
  • | 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
  • | 9:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Right Turn Clyde, Buddy's Point, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Classic rock, Southern rock, Motown, Country, Blues, Beach, Funk, etc. Join us for a night with our house favorite. Dancing shoes are a requirement as your whole body will want to dance! $5 per person at the door.
    Buddy's Point
    350 E Franklin St. Monroe NC
  • | 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
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea.
    The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China, with assistance from the Soviet Union, came to the aid of North Korea. The war arose from the division of Korea at the end of World War II and from the global tensions of the Cold War that developed immediately afterwards.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1962 the Supreme Court ruled that a prayer read aloud in public schools violated the First Amendment's separation of Church and state.
     
           

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

  • | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Pickleball, Nano Center, Matthews, Indian Trail
    - The Nano Center in Matthews, is offering free Pickleball for adults on Sundays through June through August, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pickleball, which is very popular in Florida, but also gaining popularity nationwide, is similar to tennis, but with a few differences. The game is played with a whiffle ball and hard paddle on a badminton sized court. Free instruction and equipment will be provided, A pickleball ball typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball and the court is just under one-third of the total area of a tennis court.
    Nano Center
    624 Matthews Mint Hill Road Matthews NC

Monday, June 27th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Kids, summer, fun, activities, 4-h, education, activities, vacation
    - Looking for something your child can enjoy this summer? Try 4-H Youth Development's Summer Fun Program. 4-H Youth Development is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program open to all youth in Union County. Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive activities that are FUN! Summer Fun is open to youth regardless of prior 4-H participation.
    Open Registration begins April 5, 2015. For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 704-283-3735 or 704-283-3740.
    Union County Cooperative Extension Office
    3230-D Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    Crystal Starkes 704.283.3735 crystal_starkes@ncsu.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
  • | Kids, Kids Summer Camp, Indian Trail, NC, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    - Kids can explore Carolina clay history & make functional clay projects to display and/or learn acting/drama basics through theater games, improvisation, character development & performance.

    Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, & slabs
    as well as “liquid clay” to pour molds and of course,
    the potter’s wheel ! The week ends with A Multi Media Exhibition!
    Pack a snack, dress for a “fun mess” & bring your creativity!

    • Kid Friendly
    Price: $100-$125
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Special Interest, Shark week, discovery place, charlotte, indian trail, nc
    - Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week!

    Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), as well as the Japanese horn shark (Heterodontus japonicus). Both species share the unusual ability to “walk” along the bottom of the ocean floor using their pectoral and pelvic fins!
    Discovery Place Charlotte
    301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Focusing attention on the joy of couples deciding to get married. Based on the poem 'Decide to be Married'.
     
           

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Kids, summer, fun, activities, 4-h, education, activities, vacation
    - Looking for something your child can enjoy this summer? Try 4-H Youth Development's Summer Fun Program. 4-H Youth Development is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program open to all youth in Union County. Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive activities that are FUN! Summer Fun is open to youth regardless of prior 4-H participation.
    Open Registration begins April 5, 2015. For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 704-283-3735 or 704-283-3740.
    Union County Cooperative Extension Office
    3230-D Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    Crystal Starkes 704.283.3735 crystal_starkes@ncsu.edu
  • | 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
  • | 9:00am - 11:00am | Local Events, Senior activities, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center, Indian Trail, NC
    - A relaxing morning of socializing with friends while playing cards, other games and enjoying coffee. We will be playing many different games such as Bingo, Canasta, Spades, Chess and more! Don’t know how to play? We can teach you!
    Ages: 55+
    Fee: FREE
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | 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
  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Classes, Live Laugh Paint, Monroe, NC, Indian Trail
    - Choose any of our paintings or bring your own creative inspiration. We will provide all the art materials and a local artist will be here to assist you with step by step instructions. No experience required!

    A minimum of 10 seats is required for this class to occur. If the minimum for the class is not met, you will be contacted within 24 hours to reschedule or request a refund.

    Cost: $25
    Live Laugh Paint Studio
    204 N Main St Monroe NC
  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Chocoholic Frolic, Monroe, NC, Union County Chamber of Commerce
    - 5th Annual Chocoholic Frolic
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    6 - 9pm

    heavy hors d'oeuvres & chocolate desserts
    wine & beer cash bar
    raffle

    Proceeds benefit adult and family literacy programs

    $25 for event tickets
    Info at http://www.chocoholicfrolic.com
    The Bottle Factory
    304 W Franklin St Monroe NC 28112
    Suzanne Hearn frolic@literacyunion.org
  • | Kids, Kids Summer Camp, Indian Trail, NC, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    - Kids can explore Carolina clay history & make functional clay projects to display and/or learn acting/drama basics through theater games, improvisation, character development & performance.

    Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, & slabs
    as well as “liquid clay” to pour molds and of course,
    the potter’s wheel ! The week ends with A Multi Media Exhibition!
    Pack a snack, dress for a “fun mess” & bring your creativity!

    • Kid Friendly
    Price: $100-$125
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Special Interest, Shark week, discovery place, charlotte, indian trail, nc
    - Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week!

    Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), as well as the Japanese horn shark (Heterodontus japonicus). Both species share the unusual ability to “walk” along the bottom of the ocean floor using their pectoral and pelvic fins!
    Discovery Place Charlotte
    301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Kids, summer, fun, activities, 4-h, education, activities, vacation
    - Looking for something your child can enjoy this summer? Try 4-H Youth Development's Summer Fun Program. 4-H Youth Development is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program open to all youth in Union County. Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive activities that are FUN! Summer Fun is open to youth regardless of prior 4-H participation.
    Open Registration begins April 5, 2015. For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 704-283-3735 or 704-283-3740.
    Union County Cooperative Extension Office
    3230-D Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    Crystal Starkes 704.283.3735 crystal_starkes@ncsu.edu
  • | 8:00am - 9:15pm | Special Interest, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center, Indian trail, NC
    - Mixed-level vinyasa class - linking breath with movement - and a sprinkling of meditation. Classes flow to music and help build strength, balance and peace of mind.

    $5 fee per class, payable to the instructor at the beginning of each class.
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail 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
  • | Kids, Kids Summer Camp, Indian Trail, NC, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    - Kids can explore Carolina clay history & make functional clay projects to display and/or learn acting/drama basics through theater games, improvisation, character development & performance.

    Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, & slabs
    as well as “liquid clay” to pour molds and of course,
    the potter’s wheel ! The week ends with A Multi Media Exhibition!
    Pack a snack, dress for a “fun mess” & bring your creativity!

    • Kid Friendly
    Price: $100-$125
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Special Interest, Shark week, discovery place, charlotte, indian trail, nc
    - Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week!

    Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), as well as the Japanese horn shark (Heterodontus japonicus). Both species share the unusual ability to “walk” along the bottom of the ocean floor using their pectoral and pelvic fins!
    Discovery Place Charlotte
    301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Kids, summer, fun, activities, 4-h, education, activities, vacation
    - Looking for something your child can enjoy this summer? Try 4-H Youth Development's Summer Fun Program. 4-H Youth Development is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program open to all youth in Union County. Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive activities that are FUN! Summer Fun is open to youth regardless of prior 4-H participation.
    Open Registration begins April 5, 2015. For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 704-283-3735 or 704-283-3740.
    Union County Cooperative Extension Office
    3230-D Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    Crystal Starkes 704.283.3735 crystal_starkes@ncsu.edu
  • | 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
  • | Kids, Kids Summer Camp, Indian Trail, NC, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    - Kids can explore Carolina clay history & make functional clay projects to display and/or learn acting/drama basics through theater games, improvisation, character development & performance.

    Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, & slabs
    as well as “liquid clay” to pour molds and of course,
    the potter’s wheel ! The week ends with A Multi Media Exhibition!
    Pack a snack, dress for a “fun mess” & bring your creativity!

    • Kid Friendly
    Price: $100-$125
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Special Interest, Shark week, discovery place, charlotte, indian trail, nc
    - Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week!

    Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), as well as the Japanese horn shark (Heterodontus japonicus). Both species share the unusual ability to “walk” along the bottom of the ocean floor using their pectoral and pelvic fins!
    Discovery Place Charlotte
    301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - An important part of corporate America. A handshake can make or break a business deal, interview or other encounter.
     
           

Friday, July 1st, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 5:00pm | Kids, summer, fun, activities, 4-h, education, activities, vacation
    - Looking for something your child can enjoy this summer? Try 4-H Youth Development's Summer Fun Program. 4-H Youth Development is an informal, practical, learn-by-doing educational program open to all youth in Union County. Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by encouraging youth to learn with productive activities that are FUN! Summer Fun is open to youth regardless of prior 4-H participation.
    Open Registration begins April 5, 2015. For more information, contact the local 4-H office at 704-283-3735 or 704-283-3740.
    Union County Cooperative Extension Office
    3230-D Presson Road Monroe NC 28112
    Crystal Starkes 704.283.3735 crystal_starkes@ncsu.edu
  • | 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
           
  • | 7:00pm - | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, Line Dancing, Waxhaw, Waxhaw Line Dancers, NC
    - The Club is dancing every Friday night at the Waxhaw American Legion Hall. The doors open at 7 PM and lessons start around 7:30 PM for approximately 60 to 90 minutes. Open dancing follows until close.

    We teach a new dance (sometimes two) every week. The new dance is then reviewed for two more weeks for a total of three weeks at which time the dance goes into rotation for our open dance session. Of course if it is a more difficult dance or our dancers need more instruction, we will continue to review it until we feel ready to add it to our open dance repertoire. We encourage our dancers to speak up during the lesson if anyone has a question about the step(s) or having difficulty with any portion of the dance to ensure everyone has a good time and doesn't get frustrated. Remember, there are no silly questions and we are all here to help each other.

    Member - $20.00 per person monthly membership dues (paid on the first Friday of the month) entitles member to all Friday night dances during that month.

    Associate Member - $12.00 per person monthly associate member dues (paid on the first, second, or third Friday of the month) entitles associate member to two Friday night dances in the same month that dues are paid.

    Guests or General Admission - (anyone not paying Member or Associate member dues) is charged $8.00 general admission at the door.
    Waxhaw American Legion
    801 E. South Main St. Waxhaw NC 28173
  • | Kids, Kids Summer Camp, Indian Trail, NC, Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    - Kids can explore Carolina clay history & make functional clay projects to display and/or learn acting/drama basics through theater games, improvisation, character development & performance.

    Kids explore “NC clay history” & use coils, extrusions, & slabs
    as well as “liquid clay” to pour molds and of course,
    the potter’s wheel ! The week ends with A Multi Media Exhibition!
    Pack a snack, dress for a “fun mess” & bring your creativity!

    • Kid Friendly
    Price: $100-$125
    Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center
    100 Navajo Trail Indian Trail NC 28079
  • | Special Interest, Shark week, discovery place, charlotte, indian trail, nc
    - Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week!

    Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), as well as the Japanese horn shark (Heterodontus japonicus). Both species share the unusual ability to “walk” along the bottom of the ocean floor using their pectoral and pelvic fins!
    Discovery Place Charlotte
    301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - July1-31.Take the time to enjoy the fun and ease of cooking on the grill this month!
     
           

Saturday, July 2nd, 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
  • | 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
           

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

  • | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Sports and Recreation, Pickleball, Nano Center, Matthews, Indian Trail
    - The Nano Center in Matthews, is offering free Pickleball for adults on Sundays through June through August, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pickleball, which is very popular in Florida, but also gaining popularity nationwide, is similar to tennis, but with a few differences. The game is played with a whiffle ball and hard paddle on a badminton sized court. Free instruction and equipment will be provided, A pickleball ball typically moves at one-third of the average speed of a tennis ball and the court is just under one-third of the total area of a tennis court.
    Nano Center
    624 Matthews Mint Hill Road Matthews NC

Monday, July 4th, 2016

  • | 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

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