Ballantyne Magazine

SPRING 2017

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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News Clues Events, activities and more Summer Camp Opportunities Anne Springs Close Greenway: Parents of children ages 3 to 18 can register online for more than 50 summer camps at Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill. Options include the popular "Adventure Seekers" outdoor day camp as well as specialty indoor and outdoor camps teaching everything from photography to mountain biking to rocket science. Details: www.ascgreenway.org. Morrison Family YMCA: Indoor and outdoor, age-appropriate summer day camps range from sports to arts to themed activities, all focused on the achievement of friendship, accomplishment and belonging. Register at http://www.ymcacharlotte.org/ camps/day-camp.aspx. Sports Connection: The Ballantyne location provides a choice of indoor summer camps for children, including Super Terrific Fun Camp that offers participants all the games and activities available at the facility, as well as a half-day option and Counselor-in-Training Camp. Details: 704-583-1444. Breakfast Club Holds Spring Meeting The Ballantyne Breakfast Club will hold an April meeting to discuss changes in the area and future growth. The date of the meeting will be posted at the group's website. Free and open to the public, the club's meetings are at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. Complimentary coffee and refreshments start at 8 a.m. Info: Ray Eschert at 704-651-1237 or www.ballantynebreakfastclub.com. Museum Features Ballantyne Artist "Charlotte's Road to Revolution" is an exhibit at The Charlotte Museum of History that tells the story of the Piedmont backcountry's role in the founding of the country. It includes 17 oil and acrylic paintings by Charlotte native and Ballantyne resident Dan Nance. The exhibit continues through June. Details: www.charlottemuseum.org. Corporate Park Sponsors Events Participate in National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at Brixham Tent in Ballantyne Corporate Park (BCP). A warm-up with YMCA trainers begins at 11:30 a.m. BCP will stage its annual Earth Day community event on Thursday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brixham Tent. The event features music, food trucks, giveaways and more than 40 local vendors showcasing their sustainable efforts or green products. Free, secure shredding and e-cycling start at 7 a.m. Contact activities@bissellcompanies.com to learn more about vendor opportunities. The corporate park will hold a BCP Social Hour with drink specials, music and mingling at Brixham Tent on Thursday, May 4, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy a free yoga class compliments of BCP at Sara's YMCA on Thursday, May 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Knotts Green. Photos courtesy of Anne Springs Close Greenway Gallery Stages 'Transitions for Spring' Charlotte Fine Art Gallery in Carmel Village Shoppes is staging its "Transitions for Spring" exhibit through Saturday, April 1. The display features pottery and paintings in spring shades of green, captured by artists represented by the gallery. Details: www.charlottefineart.com. BALLANTYNE SPRING 2017 16 Wire

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