Volunteers needed: Pineville Elementary is looking for adult volunteers to help with the required student fitness assessments March 8-15 at the school, 835 Main St. The school needs 10-15 volunteers each day to observe and count sit-ups and push-ups and measure flexibility. Volunteer times are from 10:15 a.m.-1:35 p.m. Volunteers are asked to stay for one hour each day. To sign up, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lecture: Douglas W. Oldenburg will give a lecture 9:30 a.m. March 13 and 20 at South Mecklenburg Presbyterian Church, 8601 Bryant Farms Road. Oldenburg, retired president of Columbia Theological Seminary, will present "Pulled Between Two Stories: Culture and Gospel." Details: 704-544-0404.
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Run for a cause: The Shamrock 4-Miler will take place 9 a.m. March 19 at the Stonecrest Shopping Center, 7868 Rea Road. Runners of all ages are invited to participate. Register at www.runforyourlife.com. $25 in advance, $35 on race day. Those who register before March 12 will receive a T-shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Levine Children's Hospital.