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Charlotte, NC – Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department invites active retirees, empty nesters and boomers to sign-up now for “Summer Leisure and Learn 2010,” 10:30am-2pm on Thursdays: July 8, July 15, July 22 and July 29. This is a series of fun and informative programs for seniors, ages 50 and up, at Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston-Oehler Road.

The programs include guest speakers and seminars. Included topics are:
  • Astronomy: Exploring our Galaxy and Beyond
  • Chef “Shad:” cooking demonstration to watch and taste the results
  • Technology 101: Learn how to choose the best cell phones, digital cameras,
    and televisions, presented by experts in the field
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics: Women across the country turn to Mary Kay again and again. See what makes these products so popular.
    BB & T Presents Financial Seminars: “Navigating Your Retirement Fund” and
    “Saving For Future”
  • And much more!

The series also offers morning coffee and refreshments, blood pressure checks, lunch, door prizes and lots of fun. Cost for the whole series is $18. Space is limited, so register today. To register visit the recreation center, visit, click on Eparks and use Course Code #6932, or call 311.

For more information call 704 548-8234 or e-mail:

This series is presented in partnership with Shad’s Landing Holiday Retirement, AccuQuest Hearing Center, Best Buy, and Walgreens.