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First Baptist, Huntersville

Youth basketball program: Upward Sports teaches skills and life values. Ten-week program for children in grades 6-8. Register by Nov. 8. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Young adult gatherings: Single and married adults between ages 20 and 40 are invited for fellowship, conversation, and prayer. 7 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday.

Organ concert: Organ at Davidson presents the American Guild of Organists’ program “Organ Plus.” Free; donations in support of future programs encouraged. Reception follows. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12. 100 N. Main St., Davidson.

Ramah Presbyterian, Huntersville

Food drive: “Ramah Jingle” will collect food for Loaves and Fishes. Items needed include fruit cocktail, cream of chicken and mushroom soups, evaporated milk. Bake sale, silent auction, live music. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16. 14401 Ramah Church Road, Huntersville.

Holy Spirit Catholic, Denver

Craft show: More than 50 crafters, baked goods, and lollipop prize drawings. Luncheon menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, soups, hot dogs, beverages and desserts. Free admission. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23 in the Parish Activity Center. 527 N. C. 16 N., Denver.

Davidson Friends Meeting

Needlecraft group: Hearts and Hands invites those who like to knit, crochet, and quilt to make shawls and other charity needlecrafts projects. No experience necessary. 7:30 p.m. each first and third Thursday. 625 South St., Davidson. 704-895-8404;


Family group: Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship whose purpose is to help families and friends of those who have a problem with alcohol. “Starting Over” group meets 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. “Just for Today” group meets 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver. 828-478-2063.

First Baptist, Cornelius

Senior citizens’ group: Interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. We welcome new people to join us. Meetings at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. For information, contact Margaret Smith at 704-875-9306.

Sunday services: First service and Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast, 10:30 a.m. Second service, children’s church and nursery, 11 a.m.

Wednesday services: Fellowship meal, 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Adults, $5. “The Nest” for children age three through first grade, 6:30 p.m. Small groups and youth group for grades 6-12, 6:30 p.m.

Mothers’ morning out: 9 a.m.-noon Fridays. 21007 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register at or 704-892-4701.

St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville

Guest speaker: International speaker and author Jacque Philippe will reflect on how we can learn to place all our confidence in God and abandon ourselves into his loving care. 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 11. 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-948-1306;

Temple Or Olam, Concord

Educational weekend: Kabbalat Shabbat with religious school students, 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Children’s movie, adult seminars on Chanukkah and Jewish artists, and potluck dinner, Nov. 9. Religious school on tzedakah and Jewish heroes and heroines, Nov. 10. Events held at McGill Baptist, 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

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