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Indian Trail, Weddington and Waxhaw Events Calendar

April 15

Walk a Mile In Her Shoes: United Family Services of Union County invites adults, children and families to walk a mile in women's shoes, a nationwide effort to protest rape, sexual and gender violence. If you can't wear women's shoes, you can carry them. 3:30 p.m. April 15. 704-226-1352. Wingate University, Camden St., Wingate.

April 19

Stallings Earth Day: Live music, scavenger hunts and educational presentations about environmental issues. 10 a.m. April 19. Stallings Municipal Park, 322 Stallings Road, Stallings.

April 20

Jazz Band Blowout: Jazz music in the outdoor amphitheater. 4 p.m. April 20. Free. Wingate University, Camden St., Wingate. 704-233-8300. www.wingate.edu

April 24

A Cappella Choral Concert: "Outside the Box": 7:30 p.m. April 24. Free. Wingate University Hannah Covington McGee Theater, Wingate University, Wingate. 704-233-8300. www.wingate.edu.

April 25

Rusty Pistons Antique Tractor Show and Festival: Antique and new tractors, live auction, Hawaiian Tropic Beauty Contest, live music. 8 a.m. April 25-27. Adults $7, children $3, 6 and under free. 7035 Olive Branch Road, Marshville.MOMS Club Meet and Greet: Moms from the Lake Park, Stallings, Indian Trail, Wesley Chapel, Waxhaw, Weddington and surrounding areas of Union County who are at home either full-time or part-time, or work from home, are invited to socialize and learn more about the club. 10 a.m. April 25. 704-340-3281. Union West Regional Library, 123 Unionville-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail.

Jason Bishop, Illusionist: Bishop is a fast-paced illusionist who combines sleight of hand and audience participation. 7:30 p.m. April 25. $20. Wingate University George A. Batte Jr. Fine Arts Center, Camden St., Wingate. 704-233-8300. www.wingate.edu

April 26

Wondergirl 5K Family Event: Girls on the Run of Union County hosts this event for the whole family to get out and run together. Girls on the Run promotes healthy self-images and active lifestyles for girls. 8 a.m. April 26. Lake Park Community Center, 3801 Lake Park Rd., Lake Park. 704-882-8657.

Waxhaw Farmers Market: The market features locally grown produce, goat cheese, fresh eggs, baked goods, dog treats, and a variety of crafted items, including goat milk soaps. 9 a.m. April 26 is opening day. Open 9 a.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Waxhaw Farmers Market, Broome St and West North Main St., Waxhaw.

Matthews Earth Day Celebration: Live music, interactive displays and exhibits, and children's activities. 10 a.m. April 26. Free. 704-847-4411. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews. 704-847-4411. www.matthewsnc.com

Queen's Cup Steeplechase: Events include steeplechase horse racing, terrier races, hat contest and kids games. Proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. 10 a.m. April 26. $35 in advance at Harris Teeter or McAlister's Deli, $60 at the gate. 704-843-7070. www.queenscup.org. Brooklandwood, 6103 Waxhaw Highway, Mineral Springs.

Scottish Society of the Waxhaws Spring Barbecue: The Scottish Society of the Waxhaws invites the public to support the 29th annual Waxhaw Scottish Highland Games on Oct. 25 by coming to their spring barbecue at 10 a.m. April 26. $7 a plate. 803-818-5272, www.wshg.org. American Legion Post 208, 801 S Main St., Waxhaw. 704-243-0600.

Southern Piedmont Artists Guild Workshop: Oil and pastels workshop taught by Patti Duncan. Proceeds benefit SPAG. Techniques include color mixing, blending and working toward one finished piece of art. Bring a 9-by-12 sketch pad and a 48-color set of student-grade oil pastels. 10 a.m. April 26. Free for members, $20 for nonmembers. 704-225-8743. Benton Heights Presbyterian Church, 2701 Concord Highway, Monroe.

Town of Indian Trail Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration: Activities and educational booths highlighting the environment. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Union County Master Gardeners, Carolina Piedmont Section of the American Chemical Society, and Carolina Wetland Services will be on hand. 11 a.m. April 26. Free. 704-821-5401. www.indiantrail.org. Indian Trail Elementary, 200 Education Dr., Indian Trail. 704-821-7614.

May 2

"That's Life": Spring ice show featuring U.S. figure skating national men's competitor Ryan Hartley and former British national and international ice dancers Gary Shortland and Charlotte Clements. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. 7 p.m. May 2; 2 p.m. May 3-4. $4-$10. Extreme Ice Center, 4705 Indian Trail Fairview Rd, Indian Trail. 704-882-1830.

May 3

Southern Piedmont Artists Guild Open Art Show: Show is open to any eligible artists. Categories include oil and acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, graphite, pen and ink, collage, pastels and charcoal. Prizes range from $25 to $300. For complete guidelines call 704-321-5816. Deadline for entry May 3. Show runs through May 31. South Piedmont Community College, 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe. 704-289-8588.Daughters of the American Colonists: Reception and dedication of the memorial honoring colonial women of Union County. The public is invited. 11 a.m. May 3. Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Parkway, Waxhaw. 704-843-1832.

May 10

"The Expanding Sky": Play by Stan Peal. Presented by Storefront Theater. 8 p.m. May 10; 2:30 p.m. May 11. Adults $10. Children under 12, $5. Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Parkway, Waxhaw. 704-843-1832.

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Published Sunday, April 20, 2008 7:54 AM by Angie Adams NC/SC REALTOR® Broker


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