Art crawl, 6:30 p.m.
Four Matthews businesses will partner to host a free art crawl. Participants will start their journey at 6:30 p.m. at Precious Restorations, 315 W. John St., followed by trips to The TAG: Teena’s Art Gallery, 110 S. Ames St.; Blue Chameleon, 100 N. Trade St., and Santé Restaurant, 165 N. Trade St.
For more information, call 704-844-0956.
Free technology help, 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
Matthews will host a free Technology Learning Day at the Matthews Community Center. Help will be available for Microsoft Office, using the Internet, digital photography and movies, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Quicken and more. The service is offered the third Saturday of every month.
100 E. McDowell St.
For more information, call 704-321-7275.
See ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,’
Matthews will host a free showing of the PG-rated movie “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,” for Back to School Movie Night at Stumptown Park. Pre-movie children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. Bring school supplies to donate to the nonprofit Matthews HELP Center for local children in need. The event is sponsored by Family Dollar. No pets allowed.
120 S. Trade St., Matthews
Christian concert, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
First Radio station New Life 91.9 will host a concert by Christian recording artist Chris August during its annual Back to School Bash at Stumptown Park in Matthews. Admission is a school supply item to be donated to the nonprofit A Child’s Place to help the area’s homeless children. Bring lawn chair or a blanket. Coolers are allowed and food vendors also will be on site. No pets or alcohol.
Alcohol is not permitted.
Sycamore Commons concert series, 6 to 9 p.m.
Matthews’ Sycamore Commons shopping center continues its annual free, live music concert series this week with blues rock band Donna Duncan and Detour. The fifth annual Summer Concert Series occurs Thursdays in the courtyard. Sycamore Commons is located off Matthews Township Parkway between U.S. 74 and Northeast Parkway.
For more information, call Randy at 704-724-2801 or email email@example.com.
Enjoy an ‘Afternoon in the Park,’
1 to 6 p.m.
Local artists and musicians will perform and sell their handmade items at the annual Sunday Afternoon in the Park at the Mint Hill Park on Wilgrove. Food vendors will be on site.
5233 Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill
For more information, call Tina Ross at 704-545-6231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.