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
The Beauty of Science Presented by Artisan Preparatory
10:45 a.m. | August 2 & November 1, 2018 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)
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.
The Color of Jazz Music Series by Dapper Street Productions
6 – 8 p.m. | August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1, 2018 & February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, 2019 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)
This live jazz, soul and blues series centered around jazz culture pays tribute to jazz greats and emerging jazz artists from America and abroad. The series will feature local, seasoned talent, aiming to educate and entertain. Ages 16+.
Raptors Inspire! for Seniors by Carolina Raptor Center
10:45 a.m. | September 6, 2018 & January 3, 2019 | Mallard Creek Recreation Center (2530 Johnston Oehler Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269)
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
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | October 4, 2018 | 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.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | December 6, 2018 | 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. | 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.