East Charlotte Block

East Charlotte along the Central Avenue corridor, Independence Boulevard and Hickory Grove Road

 


Teen Creative Clay Workshop presented by Clayworks

1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | August 1, 2018 | Hickory Grove Library (5935 Hickory Grove Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215)

Calling all Teens for this hands on clay workshop. Join one of our teaching artists at Hickory Grove Library to learn how to manipulate clay to create a projects that will last a lifetime. The instructor will have a project idea in mind to teach everyone, but feel free to come with your own idea and we can help you create it! Projects will be brought back to Clayworks to be glazed and fired before being returned to the library for pickup about 3 weeks after the workshop. For ages 12-18. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery. Free, but you must preregister by calling 704-416-4400.

 

Senior Creative Clay Workshop presented by Clayworks
10:30 a.m. | August 2 & August 7, 2018 | Hickory Grove Library (5935 Hickory Grove Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215)

These classes are designed for seniors (and adults…no kiddos please). Join Clayworks at Hickory Grove Library for a hands on clay workshop. Our teaching artists will lead participants in how to use different techniques to create and add texture to clay to make a one of a kind project. The specific project is to be determined, but come prepared to commune with others in a creative space. Projects will be taken back to Clayworks to be fired and glazes before being returned to the library for pickup. Please allow up to 3 weeks for delivery. Free, but you must preregister by calling 704-416-4400.

 

Raptors Inspire! for Seniors by Carolina Raptor Center
10:30 a.m. | September 6, 2018 & February 7, 2019 | Methodist Home Recreation Center/Shamrock Senior Center (3200 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215)

Come and meet these big birds of prey that you might find in your own backyard here in Charlotte. These birds are from your neighborhood, but you rarely get to see them nose to beak. Bring your curiosity and your sense of adventure. For seniors.

 

Raptors Inspire! for Seniors by Carolina Raptor Center
10:45 a.m. | November 1, 2018 & April 4, 2019 | Grier Heights Community Center (3100 Leroy St, Charlotte, NC 28205)

Come and meet these big birds of prey that you might find in your own backyard here in Charlotte. These birds are from your neighborhood, but you rarely get to see them nose to beak. Bring your curiosity and your sense of adventure. For seniors.

Motown & More presented by DNAMuzic
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | December 6, 2018 | Methodist Home Recreation Center/Shamrock Senior Center (3200 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215)

Come out to this musical journey of one of America’s cherished genres—the music of Motown and the journey of the Great Migration. We’ll also share the connections of musical forms that influenced the Motown sound with some interesting cross-cultural connections! This is 50-60 minute program is for all ages.

 

The Beauty of Science Presented by Artisan Preparatory

Discover the scientific compounds in beauty products! This program allows participants to create artistic compounds made with natural ingredients. Artisans will teach the Science of making healthy-from nature, beauty compounds. The curriculum includes hands-on common folk-art design, a basic history of these beauty products, scientific conclusions and small samples for to take home. Participants will mix, measure and produce an all natural beauty product from the historical recipes and methods of the African American culture. These sessions may include one of the following themes: Lye Soap, Salve, Lotion, Bath Bombs and Lip Balm.

10:30 a.m. | March 7, 2019 | Methodist Home Recreation Center/Shamrock Senior Center (3200 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215)

10:45 a.m. | May 2 & June 6, 2019 | Grier Heights Community Center (3100 Leroy St, Charlotte, NC 28205)

 

 

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