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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

Community calendar

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsofcabarrus.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

Jan. 25

Harrisburg Parks & Recreation Spring Sports:

Spring 2012 Youth Sports registration dates for baseball, soccer and softball end Feb. 3. Late registration is Feb. 6-10, with a $25 late fee. Complete registration in person or at the office Monday-Friday 12:30-5 p.m. or online at www.harrisburgnc.org. Fees (Cabarrus resident/nonresident): PeeWee, $50/$60; Ages 5-16, $90/100; Harrisburg Parks & Recreation Office, 4088 Stallings Road, Harrisburg. 704-455-7275. www.harrisburgnc.org.

Microsoft Word Class:

A class on Microsoft Word will be offered in the Meeting Room at the Concord Library. This is an introductory class that will demonstrate the basics and applications of word processing. Spaces are limited and registration is required. For details or to register, call 704-920-2054. 5 p.m. Free. Cabarrus County Public Library-Concord Branch, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.

Jan. 26

Winter Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition:

The Annual Winter Meeting and Volunteer Recognition for the Concord Friends of the Library, Inc. Program presented by Michael Bradshaw of Wildbirds Unlimited. This program is free and open to the public. 4 p.m. Free. Cabarrus County Public Library-Concord Branch, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library.

Jan. 27

Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

Save time and money and have fun as you learn about new ideas for your home and outdoor living spaces, all under one roof. Get inspired about updating a room in your home or designing a new landscape. Roger Hazard, TV's original home stager and host of "Sell This House" on A&E, will conduct seminars, along with other experts. Enjoy cooking and pottery demonstrations, art and gift gourmet center, regional artists, a kids zone, wine tastings and more. 2 p.m.; 10 a.m. Jan. 28; 11 a.m. Jan. 29. $7 (16 and under are free) and $1 off admission for military and seniors. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N, Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Jan. 28

Groundhogs, Whistle Pigs, & Woodchucks:

Are they called groundhogs or woodchucks; land beavers or whistle pigs? We will make our version of the most famous member of the squirrel family and learn what makes them so unique. Hot chocolate provided. Registration is required by Jan. 26 at www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 10 a.m. $2. North Cabarrus Park, 760 Orphanage Road, Concord. 704-782-5603. www.cabarruscounty.us.

Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

Save time and money and have fun as you learn about new ideas for your home and outdoor living spaces, all under one roof. Get inspired about updating a room in your home or designing a new landscape. Roger Hazard, TV's original home stager and host of "Sell This House" on A&E, will conduct seminars, along with other experts. Enjoy cooking and pottery demonstrations, art and gift gourmet center, regional artists, a kids zone, wine tastings and more. 2 p.m.; 10 a.m. Jan. 28; 11 a.m. Jan. 29. $7 (16 and under are free) and $1 off admission for military and seniors. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N, Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Jan. 29

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas:

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is hosting its fourth annual "Pint for Pounds" campaign to support Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. CBCC will donate six pounds of food for every blood donation through Feb. 29. You must weight 120 pounds or more to donate blood through the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. More public drives can be found by logging on to the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas website at www.cbcc.us. Noon. Robinson Presbyterian Church, 9424 Harrisburg Road, Charlotte. 704-972-4700. www.robinsonpresby.net.

Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

Learn about new ideas for your home and outdoor living spaces, all under one roof. Get inspired about updating a room in your home or designing a new landscape. Roger Hazard, TV's original home stager and host of "Sell This House" on A&E, will conduct seminars, along with other experts. Enjoy cooking and pottery demonstrations, art and gift gourmet center, regional artists, a kids zone, wine tastings and more. 2 p.m.; 10 a.m. Jan. 28; 11 a.m. Jan. 29. $7 (16 and under are free) and $1 off admission for military and seniors. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 999 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Jan. 30

Beginning Archery Days:

BOSS Archery is running Beginning Archery days at their 20 lane/20 yard indoor archery range for everyone. Bring your bows, old and new, and experience the fun and fellowship of indoor archery. 6 p.m. $10. BOSS Archery, 4501 Raceway Drive S.W., Concord. 704-784-4365. www.bossproshops.com.

Jan. 31

The Goat Rodeo Sessions :

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bluegrass fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolin player Chris Thile perform at the House of Blues in Boston. 7:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Feb. 2

Kevin Smith: Live From Behind:

Filmmaker Kevin Smith interacts with fans from around the country. Preceded by "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old." 9:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Feb. 3

Ain't Misbehavin':

Enjoy 30 musical numbers that take you on a musical journey through the Fats Waller songbook and Harlem in its heyday. In period costumes, the five-member cast accompanied by a band turn the theater into a rollicking rent party. 8 p.m. $49. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

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