North End / Sugar Creek / Hidden Valley Block

North of uptown Charlotte along North Graham and North Tryon streets, Statesville Avenue and Sugar Creek Road


African Dance Classes presented by Charlotte Ballet

When: Every Wednesday, through June 26, 2019 (7 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
Where: Sugaw Creek Recreation Center (943 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28213)

Come out and learn African dance with professional teaching artists! This dance class is drop-in and open to all ages. There is a children’s corner on site for children attending with a parent/guardian, providing supervision and fun hands on activities. For more information, contact Shannon Fraser at or at 704-414-277.


ROOLE Design Crash Course presented by ROOLE

When: February 8, February 14, February 22, March 1, March 8 (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
Where: Sugaw Creek Recreation Center (943 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28213)

The ROOLE Design Crash Course Workshop is a six week instructional class focused on creating a full fashion collection. Each week we will have a designated guest speaker who focuses on the
class objective. Topics include aesthetics of the collection, mood boards, editorial styles and more. To register visit


The Beauty of Science presented by Artisan Preparatory

When: Various dates. See below.
Where: Various Locations. See below

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. For more information call 615-818-9914 or email

Sugar Creek Library (4045 N Tryon St Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28206)
March 13, 2019 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | All ages

Sugaw Creek Recreation Center (943 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28213)
March 20, 2019 | 2 p.m Р3 p.m. | Adults & Seniors
April 3, 2019 | 2 p.m – 3 p.m. | Adults & Seniors


Using Your Unique: Artist Branding Workshop presented by Dear Soul Music Co.

When: Every Friday, May 10 – May 31 (6:30 p.m.)
Where: Hygge Coworking at Camp Northend (330 Camp Rd, Charlotte, NC 28206)

The ‘Using Your Unique’ program is a 4-week course for songwriters of all levels on songwriting + branding. Participants learn songwriting essentials and how to execute a brand and image that best represents their craft. Register by May 3. For more information visit¬†