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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ROCK & READ 5K
It’s time to Rock & Read! The 5th Annual Rock & Read 5k, benefiting The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, is returning to Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood on September 6, 2014. Organized by the Friends Council, a component of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation, the Rock & Read 5K offers live music at every mile and a festival atmosphere once runners cross the finish line. The event attracts all fitness levels with a 5K run/walk, a 1-mile fun run, and a kids’ dash. Register NOW!
The goal of the race is to increase awareness about the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and its affiliates while generating funds for programs and services. Help us to raise at least $25,000 for the library’s books and materials budget.
Southern Ideal Home Show
The Park Expo and Conference Center
2500 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC (704) 376-6594
August 22-24, See website for times, All ages, $12-$16 includes admission and parking fee
Summary: This fall, turn over a new leaf and make the home improvements you’ve always dreamed of. Visit the show for the latest products, services and ideas for adding value and appeal to your home. By rethinking, remodeling, and restyling your space.
Studio Movie Grill Presents: Rugrats Movie
Studio Movie Grill
210 E. Trade St., Charlotte, NC (704) 972-1062
August 22, 11:00am, All ages, $2
Summary: Tommy, Angelica, Chuckie, Phil and Lil get lost while on vacation and must find their way home.
Symphony Park Movie Series
Southpark, Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC (704) 364-4411
August 22, 7:00pm, All ages, Free
Summary: Outdoor movies continue… The first four Fridays in the month of August come spend the evening watching a film and enjoying other family friendly activities.
August 22: “Frozen”
Summer Concert Series at Blakeney
Village Green Blakeney Shopping Center
August 22 & 23, 7:00pm – 10:00pm, All ages, Free
Summary: Come out and enjoy live music with the entire family and best of all it’s FREE!
1613 Camden Road Charlotte, NC
August 22, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, All ages, Free
Summary: Every Friday night, Charlotte’s favorite food trucks gather on the lot at the corner of Park and Camden in the Historic South End. These aren’t the roach coaches of yesteryear! The nationwide revolution of the food truck industry has hit Charlotte, and we’ve got an ever-growing community of trucks that cater to your every taste. From burgers to tacos to soul food to cupcakes to ice cream and everything in between…there’s something for everyone. Meeting every Friday night since February 2012, Food Truck Fridays have taken the city by storm. Periodically featuring entertainment as well, the crowds have swelled to over 1,000 each week. We’re family and dog-friendly, too! So bring a chair, bring a blanket, BYOB, bring the kids, take the dog…it’s a neighborhood night out in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Most of the trucks accept credit cards as well as cash. Accessible by public transportation…take the light rail to Bland Station. A good time and great food are guaranteed!
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