Mooresville community calendar
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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Mooresville community calendar

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Feb. 15

Massage Therapy:

Massages available today at South Iredell Senior Center. Appointments are required, 704-662-3337. New senior rate is $20 for 30 minutes; $40 for 60 minutes. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger for a hike of the Alder Trail and learn about park activities, history and native wildlife. Advance registration required at 704-528-6350. 2-3 p.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

Feb. 16

New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman:

Monthly meeting for singles who are 50-plus years old. Details: 704-677-2331 or email pscats44@hotmail.com. 6:30 p.m. Lone Star Steak House, 668 River Highway, Mooresville. 704-799-3262.

Environmental Studies Lecture:

Professor Sarah Frohardt-Lane from Birmingham-Southern College will discuss "Why Not Take the Bus? Public Transit, Race, and the Environmental Legacy of Prejudice." It will consider the social and cultural origins of prejudice against public transit riders, and the environmental consequences. 7 p.m. Details: abschade@davidson.edu. Free. 704-894-2487. Davidson College Carolina Inn, 215 N. Main St., Davidson.

Bingo:

Doors open at 4 p.m. with program at 7 p.m. every Thursday. VFW, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville. 704-873-9126.

Speed Networking:

Open to all. 8 a.m. Free. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Service for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing:

Deaf and hard of hearing can receive services on the third Thursday of every month from the Division of Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing. Services.. Details: 838-432-5335 voice or 828-432-5338 TTY. 8 a.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Help for Seniors Filing Their Taxes:

AARP Tax Aide is available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays Feb. 2-April 12 to help seniors file their taxes. An appointment is required and you must bring all tax papers and your 2010 tax return. Call 704-662-3337 for information. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.

Feb. 17

Personal Safety:

An officer with the Mooresville Police Department will conduct a Personal Safety Training class. The non-senior workshop is sponsored by Shads Landing & is open to the community. A light lunch will be included. RSVP with a $1 donation. 11:30 a.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Feb. 18

Chili Cook-Off:

Several varieties of chili; also slaw, bread, dessert and drinks. $6 adults, $4 under 12. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to local missions. First United Methodist Church, 204 Mills Ave., Troutman. 704-528-5110. www.troutmanmethodist.com.

Feb. 19

Triumphant Quartet:

The group's website is www.triumphantquartet.com. 7 p.m. A free will offering will be taken at the concert. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

Feb. 20

Single Senior's:

The club focuses on making friends, going places together and having a good time. Noon. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Feb. 21

Breaking the Barrier with a Steam Coffin:

Historian and author John Laurence Busch will attempt to re-calibrate your mind before showing why the proposition of making the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean on a steamship was met with a mixture of skepticism and fear. His book, "Steam Coffin," is the definitive account of this high technology saga. 12 p.m. Free. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Getting Rid of Ritalin:

"Getting Rid of Ritalin - Safe Solutions Exist" free workshop.3-4:30 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. 704-230-0991. www.lknneurofeedback.com. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Dining with Robert Redford:

Author Tamra Wilson will share stories from her collection, "Dining with Robert Redford." 6:30 p.m. Free. 828-465-8661. Sherrills Ford Branch Library, 8456 Sherrills Ford Road, Sherrills Ford. www.catawbacountync.gov.

Help in Spanish for Seniors Filing Taxes:

An appointment is required and you must bring all tax papers and your 2010 tax return. An interpreter is available upon prior request for Spanish speaking individuals 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mooresville Recreation Department Building. Call 704-662-3337 for information. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Birthday Bingo:

1:30 p.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Organ at Davidson Concert:

Michael Rowland, accompanist at Davidson College and Associate Director of Music at Davidson College Presbyterian Church in a program on two organs. Free with donations encouraged. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org.

Shag Dance Lessons:

Shag dance lessons for singles and couples. Beginner I lessons at 7:30 p.m. Beginner II lessons at 8:30 p.m. Students should arrive 30 minutes early the first week to register. Food and a full bar are available. 7:30 p.m. $30 per person for six lessons. 704-534-4151. www.goshagging.com. Fat Boys Restaurant, Days Inn Drive, Mooresville. 704-663-7089.

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