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Events: Free movie June 6 at park on Lake Wylie


Story time

Preschool Story Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Lake Wylie Public Library. For ages 3-5 with caregiver. No registration required


Bluegrass in York

Allison Creek Bluegrass presents Pinetucket, 7-9 p.m. June 4, Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, York. Doors open at 6 p.m. Concessions available at 6:30 p.m.

Support group

Overeaters Anonymous, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, River Hills Community Church, Room 116, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, Lake Wylie.


For gardeners

Managing Common Plant Diseases, 11 a.m. June 5, Glencairn Learning Center, 825 Edgemont Ave., Rock Hill. Dave Powell, certified arborist with Bartlett Tree Experts, presents the First Friday in the Garden program.


Free movie

Free Movies in the Park, June 6, Ebenezer Park, Rock Hill, on Lake Wylie. Showing: “Paddington.” Begins at dusk. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and other amenities. No alcohol. Light refreshments available for fee. 803-366-6620

Bee time

Bee Wild, 11a.m.-3 p.m. June 6, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Get up close with bees by viewing hives, learning about the life of bees, talking with local beekeeping experts and tasting local honey. Free with garden admission: $12.95 adults, $11.95 seniors 60 and older, $6.95 ages 2-12. 704-825-4490; DSBG.og


Symphony series

The Charlotte Symphony’s Summer Pops Series, Sundays June 7-28 and July 3, Charlotte. Conductor Albert-George Schram will lead the orchestra through all five programs. Gates open at 5 p.m., prelude performances begin at 7 p.m., and the Charlotte Symphony performs at 8:15 p.m. Tickets for the June concerts: $12; July 3 tickets: $16; summer passes for all five: $48.

Learn about owls

Discovering Owls, 3-3:45 p.m. June 7, McDowell Nature Center, Steele Creek. Register online at 704-588-5224


Yoga at Camp T

Yoga, 11 a.m. June 13, Duke Pavilion at Camp Thunderbird, 1 Thunderbird Lane, Lake Wylie. Open to the community, donations accepted to help Send a Kid to Camp campaign. Class taught by Jenny’s Yoga of Gastonia. Arrive 15 minutes early. More classes: 10 a.m. Aug. 8 and Sept. 12 with Charlotte Metro YMCA instructors.

Bug out

Bugging Out for Insects, 2-3 p.m. June 14, McDowell Nature Center, Steele Creek. For ages 6-11 discover insects and what it takes to be an insect. Learn about a bug’s body, how they live and grow, go on a bug hunt and create an insect craft. Registration required. Register online at 704-588-5224

Art Night

Art Night, 7 p.m. June 17, The River Rat, 5301 S.C. 557, Lake Wylie. Featuring local and regional artists in a gallery exhibition with live music, hors d’oeurves and a cash wine bar. Interested artists should call, 209-812-5939, 980-318-7246, or email

Frog finds

Frogs, Toads, and Pollywogs! Oh My!, 2-3 p.m. June 20, McDowell Nature Center, Steele Creek. Learn how amphibians survive and the species that call McDowell Nature Preserve home. Enjoy a herp-themed craft and a hike (weather permitting). Register online at 704-588-5224