ConcordBarbecue sale: The Odell Lions Club will have its annual spring barbecue starting at 10 a.m. March 16. Plates, which include either pork or chicken barbecue, barbecue beans, slaw and bread, are $8. Pork sandwiches are $3 each or four for $10. Bulk barbecue is $8 per pound. Drinks and desserts are also available. Eat in or take out. The club is near the corner of N.C. 73 West and Odell School Road, Concord. The sale is a fundraiser supporting vision-impaired Cabarrus County residents and Camp Dogwood, a camp on Lake Norman for the blind owned by the N.C. Lions. Health Alliance accredited: The Cabarrus Health Alliance has been accredited through the national Public Health Accreditation Board. The board works to improve and protect public health by advancing the quality and performance of the nation’s public health departments. The Cabarrus Health Alliance is one of 11 health departments accredited through this new program, and the only one in North Carolina. Suspense by Ayn Rand: The Old Courthouse Theatre will perform Ayn Rand’s “The Night of January 16th” at 8 p.m. March 14-16 at the theater, 49 Spring St. N.W. The production is directed by Jonathan Ewart. Originally written in 1933 and re-edited by Rand in 1968, the play is a courtroom drama. A rich financier falls from his mistress’s apartment, and his wife is charged with murder. But was it murder, suicide, or something else? The audience will be asked to help decide the outcome. Details: www.oldcourthousetheatre.org; 704 788-2405. Edible landscaping: The Cannon Memorial Library – the Concord branch of the Cabarrus County Public Library – will present a program on Edible Landscaping at 5 p.m. March 14 in its upstairs auditorium, 27 Union St. N.. Cabarrus County Extension Agent David Goforth will talk about how to turn your yard into a landscape of healthy fruits, vegetables and herbs. The program will cover top edible varieties and tips on how to produce abundant crops. It’s free and open to the public.