Matthews/Mint Hill Block

Towns of Matthews and Mint Hill


Family Pottery Workshops presented by Clayworks

When: Various times, see below.
Where: Mint Hill Library (6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227)

In this two-hour long pottery workshop, our ceramic teaching artists will walk you through a clay project from start to finish. These programs are designed to provide an opportunity to explore the material of clay and to learn different hand-building techniques. All workshops are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is required for these classes. Projects created during a workshop will be brought back to Clayworks to be fired and glazed before being returned to the workshop location for pickup. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery. Pre-registration is required for these classes. To pre-register call 704-416-5200.

March 25, April 29, May 27, June 24 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Preschool ages:  March 20, March 27, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Ballroom Made Easy and Soul Line-Dancing by Purple Charlotte Steppers

When: Mondays through June 29, 2020. Various times, see below
Where: Multiple locations, see below.

This series is a great way to meet wonderful people, try something new, exercise and a great date night! You may ask, “What does dance do?” Dance reduces stress; increases energy; improves flexibility, strength, balance and endurance; increases mental capacity; and is a great social outlet. This program is sure to meet and exceed your expectations. Let us be a part of your dance journey. See you on the dance floor! No partner needed. More information here or by calling 704-380-7264.

Crews Recreation Center (1201 Crews Road, Matthews, NC 28105)

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Morning Soul Line-Dance Class


Matthews Community Center (100 E. McDowell Street, Matthews, NC 28105)

6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Evening Ballroom Made Easy Class

Dancing the Poem: A Collaborative Movement and Poetry Writing Workshop by Sarah Council Dance Projects

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020 (1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Where: Mint Hill Library (6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227)

Dancing the Poem is a 90 minute collaborative movement and poetry writing workshop for all ages, that will engage participants in an exploration of the poetic form through movement. Directed by dance educator and choreographer, Sarah Council and a guest poet facilitator, participants will experience both poetry and dance as powerful modes of expression that utilize imagery, emotion, and rhythm.

All ages, levels of experience and ability welcome (children under 7 must be accompanied by adult)

Free: Pre-Registration Required – Email: to register