Movies on Main: The town of Mooresville will host a free showing of “The Avengers” at 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St. 704-662-3334.Adult volleyball: The Mooresville Recreation Department is holding free Open Adult Volleyball from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the War Memorial Center, 220 N. Maple St. Details: 704-663-2670; MooresvilleRecreation.org. New Year’s Eve celebration: Chairmen of the Board, a Carolinas beach music band, will perform at a New Year’s Eve Celebration at 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will be available. Tickets are $25. General seating, and tables for parties of eight, may be reserved by calling 704-878-3493 or visiting ci.statesville.nc.us Dance N Shed: The Cornelius PARC Department will host the cardio dance class from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays Jan. 7-Feb. 25 at Bailey Road Recreation Center, 11900 Bailey Road. Registration and details: www.cornelius.org/parc. Pilates: The Cornelius PARC Department will host the fitness class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays Jan. 7-Feb. 25 at Bailey Road Recreation Center, 11900 Bailey Road. Registration and details: www.cornelius.org/parc. Land use talk: Davidson will host free presentations on “The Economics of Land Use” at noon and 6 p.m. Jan. 8. Featured speaker will be Joe Minicozzi, principal of Urban3 LLC. The noon presentation will include lunch. The 6 p.m. presentation will be during the Davidson Board of Commissioners meeting at town hall. The presentations are part of a series offered by the town’s Community & Economic Development Department. Reservations are required for the noon session only. Contact Kim Fleming at 704-940-9622; email@example.com. Tai Chi : The Cornelius PARC Department will host Thursday and Saturday sessions of the fitness class. Thursday session will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 10-Feb. 28 in the Cornelius Town Hall Community Room, 21445 Catawba Ave. Saturday session will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 12-March 2 at Bailey Road Recreation Center (Bailey Middle School), 11900 Bailey Road. Registration and details: www.cornelius.org/parc. Davidson programs: Davidson Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for January programs. Find more at www.d-Recs.orgor call 704-892-3349. Most classes will be at the Parks and Recreation office, 416 Armour St.• Watercolor with Jim Kerr, 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays. • Adult Beginning Piano with Valerie Kasmir, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Mondays through March 4 at Lessons on the Lake, Davidson.• Planning Your Spring or Summer Vegetable Garden with Don Rosenberg, Instant Organic Gardener, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Jan. 23 or March 20• Digital Photography for Everyone. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 7. Instructor is Gayle Shomer Brzezicki, North Carolina Photographer of the Year.• Hands-On Cooking Series, 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 10, March 17, April 28 and May 19 at Wooden Stone Gallery, 445 S. Main St..• Creativity for the Non-Creative, 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 26• Preschool Enrichment, Pre-Piano Presto with Valerie Kasmir, 10-10:45 a.m. Mondays, Jan. 7-March 4 or March 11-May 6 at Lessons on the Lake, Davidson.• Tai Chi with Joe Higgins, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Jan. 7–Feb. 25.• Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10-24.• New Year, Same Old You. Not This Time. 7-8 p.m. Jan. 21 at Davidson Town Hall.• Celebrate. A Mother’s Guide to a Meaningful New Year, 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 28 or 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 30. Beekeeping school: The Iredell County Beekeepers Association and the Cooperative Extension Service will hold a beginner beekeeping school on Jan. 12 and 19 at the Iredell County Agricultural Center, 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville. Registration is $50. Registration forms are at http://iredell.ces.ncsu.edu. Details: 704-873-0507. Compiled by Joe Marusak
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
Annie McKeel, left, manager of Horsefeathers Roadhouse in Sherrills Ford, with co-workers, Tiffany Short and Lisa Cronin as they prepare to donate a car full of toys to the Catawba County United Way for distribution to needy children in Catawba County. Horsefeathers Roadhouse and First Turn Sports Bar in Denver collected toys for the drive. Courtesy of Catawba County United Way
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