The Mint Hill Library hosts Line Dancing for Beginners. Register in advance. Call Sally Deason at 704-416-5200 or visit www.cmlibrary.org for details.
1 or 2 p.m.; 6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill
Mint Hill Arts holds an open gallery for its 10th Annual Student Art Show. The exhibit showcases the work of public, private and home school students in kindergarten through 12th grade, with prizes going to high school students. Visit www.minthillarts.org for rules.
7 to 9 p.m.; 11205 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill
March 2 to 4
Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts presents “Freedom Train” about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad at Matthews Community Center. Shows are 7:30 p.m. March 2, as well as 2:30 p.m. March 3 and 4. Tickets cost $13 for adults and $11 students, seniors and children under 10 years old. Visit www.matthewsplay house.com/ for details.
Various times; 100 McDowell St. E., Matthews
Charlotte native Mitch Hayes, 2016 Queen City Music Awards “Americana/Folk Artist of the Year” winner, performs solo at Beantown Tavern. Free show. Call 704-849-2023 or visit www.beantowntavern.com for details.
2 p.m., 130 Matthews Station St., Matthews
NOW Choices LLC offers Coming Home 111 (Prior to the Pigpen) at Cross & Crown Lutheran Church. Drawing on Transformational Bible Study and Psychosynthesis, the free workshop will consider ways to make better decisions through conscious awareness, intention and “coming awake” before one is in dire straits. Registration is required. Email RTHughes@NOWChoices-NH.com or call 980-339-7551 for details.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 300 Pineville-Matthews Road, Matthews
Paws to Read
Children read to a volunteer therapy dog as part of the Paws to Read program at Matthews and Mint Hill library branches. Visit www.cmlibrary.org for details.
10:30 a.m.; 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews
10:30 a.m.; 6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill
Christopher Lawing, author of “Charlotte: The Signs of the Times,” discusses his photographic collection of iconic signs of the city at the Matthews Library. Register in advance. Visit www.cmlibrary.org or call 704-416-5000 for details.
2 p.m.; 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews
Matthews and Mint Hill area church hosts the Men of Courage After God’s Own Heart Annual Prayer Breakfast at Joy Christian Fellowship Church. There is no cost to attend the men’s prayer breakfast. Call 704-845-5516 for details.
8 a.m.,; 11516 Idlewild Road, Matthews
The Teen Geek Club at the Matthews Library discusses Pokemon at its next meeting. Register in advance. Call 704-416-5000 or visit www.cmlibrary.org for details.
4:30 p.m.; 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews
Katrina Whelchel leads a Kripalu Gentle Yoga class through the Matthews parks and recreation department Mondays, March 5 to April 23, at the Matthews Community Center. Registration costs $94 for Matthews residents and $99 for others. Call 704-321-7275 or visit www.matthewsfun.com for details.
6 to 7:15 p.m.; 100 McDowell St., Matthews
The Mint Hill Police Department invites the community to have coffee with a cop at Subway. The program is designed to connect officers with the community. Visit www.minthill.com for details.
11:30 a.m.; 6850 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill
The American Girl Book Club discusses Samantha at its next meeting at the Mint Hill Library. They’ll also work on crafts. Register in advance. Call 704-416-5200 or visit www.cmlibrary.org for details.
4 p.m.; 6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill
Carolina Beer Temple’s Run Club treks 1, 3 or 5 mile routes through downtown Matthews. Call www.carolinabeertemple.com or call 704-847-2337 for details.
6:45 to 8:45 p.m.; 131 Matthews Station St., Matthews
Beer & Cheese
Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar hosts an event featuring four beer and cheese pairings. The event costs $20. Reservations are required. Call 704-246-8323 for details.
6:30 to 8 p.m.; 213 N. Trade St., Matthews