Mallard Creek/University City North Block

Mallard Creek and University City North area bordered by Ridge Road, I-85, W. Mallard Creek Church Road, N. Tryon St., W.T. Harris Boulevard and Mallard Creek and Prosperity Church roads

 

Visual Art Workshop with Live Music presented by Community School of the Arts
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | June 9, June 16 | University City Regional Library (301 E W.T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28262)

Visual art workshop series at University City Regional Library, with a different project activity each workshop. Accompanying the art-making experience will be live music. These workshops are free, intended for families, and appropriate for all ages.

 

Senior Creative Clay Workshops presented by Clayworks
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | June 21, July 19 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

Seniors, adults and adults with disabilities are all welcome for a fun time of creating in clay. Two teaching artists will lead participants in making a project using a variety of hand building techniques. Projects will be taken back to Clayworks to dry, be fired, glazed and fired again before being returned to Mallard Creek Recreation Center for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for the whole process. Free, but you must preregister by calling 980-314-1121.

Preschool Creative Clay Workshops presented by Clayworks
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | June 4 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

Clay is a wonderful medium for the developing motor skills of our young friends! Parents will accompany their child and help them to complete a project presented by one of Clayworks’ teaching artists. This workshop is designed for preschool age children and is best suited for children 2 1/2+ (past putting everything in the mouth). Projects will be taken back to Clayworks to dry, be fired, glazed and fired again before being returned to Mallard Creek Recreation Center for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for the whole process. Free, but you must preregister by calling 980-314-1121.

Family Creative Clay Workshops presented by Clayworks
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | June 9 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

Our Teaching artists will lead participants in making a project using hand building techniques. Clayworks will also have a potter’s wheel onsite where participants can learn to throw on the wheel. Workshops are open to all ages (age 4+). Projects will be taken back to Clayworks to dry, be fired, glazed and fired again before being returned to Mallard Creek Recreation Center for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for the whole process. Free, but you must preregister by calling 980-314-1121.

 

Motown & More presented by DNAMuzic
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | October 4 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

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.

Jazzin’ & Bluzin’ with the Seniors presented by Dapper Street Productions
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | June 7, December 6 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

An hour of live jazz, blues and storytelling by the Dapper Street Jazz Band. Attendees are encouraged to cut a strut if the music moves ya. You dig? Ages 55 and up.

 

Jazz on The Green presented by Dapper Street Productions
12 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)

Dapper Street Presents the 2nd Annual Jazz on The Green 2019! A live jazz event with local, seasoned musicians gracing the stage. Take a load off, bring a friend, bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the spring air, live music and community engagement.

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