Girls with Grit

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve

February 19, 2018 - February 21, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday and Wednesday.

In this drop-off program, girls will develop new skills, explore the natural world and create lasting friendships while conquering recreational environmental challenges. Spend the day exploring nature preserves as the staff of all-female guides share their knowledge in a positive social space and encourage girls to explore the great outdoors. Registration required. Mon. 8:30am-4pm and...

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Improv for teens

Charotte Comedy Theater

February 20, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

The award winning Charlotte Comedy Theater Training Center is now offering teen improv classes in their studio in No Da. The program starts today and runs for the next six weeks on Tuesdays. Teens will learn how to live more in the moment, let go of judgment, work as a team, and increase self confidence all while learning the skills of comedy pros. 

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Child Safety Seat Inspection Station

Matthews Police Department

February 21, 2018 - July 4, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Certified technicians will check and help families install carseats. No appointment necessary. Bring your vehicle, seat and if possible the child for the most assistance. 

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Safe Sitter Certification Class

Morrison Family YMCA

February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

In this Safe Sitter class, middle schoolers will learn how to supervise children, recognize safety hazards, handle first-aid situations, play age appropriate games, change diapers, carry out parents' instructions and discuss job responsibilities. They will also have the opportunity to be trained as a volunteer at the YMCA so they can gain practical experience to add to their resume....

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Volunteer Open House

President James K. Polk State Historic Site

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Interested in volunteering at the President James K. Polk State Historic Site? Join us to learn more about what volunteer opportunities we have, take a tour of the site, and meet current volunteers to discuss their experiences. Veteran volunteers are encouraged to attend, brush up on the tour, and share their knowledge with new and prospective volunteers! Register online. 

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