|A Night in Monte Carlo
||North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club
Celebrating 100 Years of Community Service 1914 to 2014
Presents A Night in Monte Carlo
Supporting Purple Heart Homes
2013 CNN Heroes Top 10 Winners
Friday, March 7, 2014
The Peninsula Country Club
7p.m. to 11 p.m.
Black Tie Optional
Tickets $75/Person or $125/Couple
(Early bird couple price only good
until February 28th)
Includes Heavy hors d’oeuvres, Casino
Cash Bar and Great Jazz
For Tickets: Please visit our web
site at www.nmwclub.org
||On Saturday, March 8th, 13 robotics teams from the Lincoln County School System will participate in RoboLincoln. This event is open to the public and free of charge. The teams of fourth through eighth grade students have worked the past 7 months to design, build and program custom robots for the RoboLincoln competition. The students will have 2 minutes and 30 seconds to score as many points as possible! In addition to the robot runs, the students will also be competing in the areas of research project presentation and team work challenges. The robotics team with the best overall score will be awarded the RoboLincoln 2014 Champions Trophy. Come out to North Lincoln Middle School Saturday, March 8, 2014, 1503 Amity Church Rd, Denver, NC 28037 and support your Lincoln County schools team. Robot runs start at 12:15 p.m.
|The Chocolate 5k
||NR Road Racing will be hosting The Chocolate 5k at Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215. The race will be on March 16 at 8 AM. NR Road Racing is proud to select local charities to benefit from our family friendly 5ks. For the Austin race, we are working with the Autism Society of North Carolina.
he Autism Society of North Carolina is pleased to be the charity partner for The Chocolate 5K. The Autism Society of North Carolina is the leading statewide resource organization serving people across the autism spectrum throughout their lifespan. The Autism Society of North Carolina works with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families daily providing advocacy, training and education, and direct care.
NR Road Racing presents a chocolatey good time. We are offering you sweet treats to keep you going throughout the 5k. Yes, there will still be water stations, but for those of you with a sweet tooth, you can also have a little piece of joy. Enjoy a family friendly three mile course with your friends, family, and other choc-oholic strangers. Doesn't matter how fast or old you are; everyone is welcome to participate and join in the fun!
All chocolate is compliments of NR Road Racing. It is not mandatory for you to take part, but you are more than welcome to have a sweet treat on us! There will be chocolate stations set up along the three mile course and of course, and some more at the end! We'll also be giving out Choc-ola at the end!
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|George Thorogood and Detroyers
||The Fillmore, Charlotte
||George Thorogood and the Destroyers Concert
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 8pm
The Fillmore in Charlotte
More at fillmorecharlottenc.com
|Festival of the Arts Kick Off
||The Ulysses: Charlotte Festival of the Arts Kick-Off coming up March 20.
Event: Festival Kick-Off, Uptown Market
Date: March, 20, 2014, 5:30 PM
Presented by: Co-sponsored by Charlotte Center City Partners
Location: 7th Street Market
Partners: Opera Carolina, Charlotte Symphony & NC Dance Theater
The North Carolina Dance Theatre will be performing at our kick off event on March 20 at the 7th Street Public Market. Bring the entire family to this free event.
|Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
||West Charlotte High School
|| Porch Productions Inc. a Charlotte based Youth Production Company that engages youth aged 4-21 is premiering Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory at West Charlotte High School [2219 Senior Drive Charlotte, NC 28216] March 21st-23rd, 2014.
||The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will take fan interaction to a new level when the 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour comes to Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Online voting is now open at harlemglobetrotters.com/rule, where all fans can choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown.
|Red Hot Spelling Bee
||Presented by The Observer News Enterprise and Outlook, NeCoEdFo's Eighth Annual Red Hot Spelling Bee is one of two annual fund-raisers for the organization that delivers student scholarships and classroom grants to the Newton-Conover City Schools System.
This year’s event is set for March 25 in the gymnasium at Newton-Conover High School. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception supported by community restaurants and businesses. To participate assemble four spellers, a $100 entry fee ($25 for an all student team) and complete an entry form available at Newton-Conover City Schools administration offices. Complete details are provided on the entry form. Registrations are due March 21.
For more information or to enter a team, contact Michael Willard at 464-4041 or 850-2366. Entry forms are also available at The Observer News Enterprise in downtown Newton and at supporting businesses throughout the community. Current details are available at the Newton-Conover Education Foundation Facebook page.
||Foreigner/Styx/Don Felder, May 31st at PNC Music Pavillion in Charlotte.
Three of the most prominent names in 70s and 80s rock and roll announced a co-headlining tour: "The Soundtrack of Summer" will feature English rockers, Foreigner; America's greatest rock band, Styx; and legendary guitarist and former Eagle, Don Felder. Foreigner and Styx will alternate closing duties throughout out the tour while Don Felder will get the crowd revved up and ready to rock. This will be the tour of the spring/summer.
|Elton John Concert
||Elton John in Concert at PNC Music Pavillion in Charlotte, Saturday June 14th. For more go to livenation.com
|James Taylor in Concert
||James Taylor and His All Star Band
August 3rd, 2014
at PNC Music Pavillion in Charlotte
|Motley Crue/Alice Cooper
||Motley Crue and Alice Cooper Tuesday, August 19th at PNC Music Pavillion in Charlotte. More at livenation.com.