Cheersport - Charlotte Grand Championship Cheerleading:
Cheerleading competition. 8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976.
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Charlotte in Layers: A Collaborative Installation:
Exhibit by artist Sonja Hinrichsen and UNCCharlotte students to explore life and history of Charlotte with video, photo, interviews and audio. Work will be displayed through Dec. 10. Free. UNCC - Rowe Arts Galleries, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte. 704-687-0208. mappingcharlotteuncc.blogspot.com.
The Concord Dive Center will collect canned goods and nonperishables, as well as turkeys and fresh food. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 24-27 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 28. Concord Dive Center, 9 Union St. N., Suite 100, Concord. 704-788-3483.
Jackson Training School: A Centennial Celebration:
Special exhibit to examine the local juvenile rehabilitation center. Items on display include crafts made by JTS schoolboys, print-making materials from the school's former print shop, founder portraits and photos. Group tours available by appointment. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through Jan. 30. Free. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688.
SAT Tutorials at Your Library:
Dr. Ravi Prakash to lead small study group for the analytical portions of the SAT exam. Participants must have completed algebra and geometry. Registration required. 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Jan. 12. Free. Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050.
Hike for Your Health:
Hike for ages 12 and older through the nature preserve. Must be able to walk 2-3 miles. 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays, ongoing. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.
Fun in Nature:
Hike and exploration for ages 6-12. Registration required 9 a.m. $10. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/Parks/.
Catawba Stories, Music, and Drums:
Event to explore the Catawbas' music, history, folklore and pottery art though local Catawba artists Keith "Little Bear" Brown, master potter Margaret Robbins and Monty "Hawk" Branham. 7 p.m. $5. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/.
Walk Off the Turkey Hike:
Moderately paced hike of 3-4 miles on uneven terrain. Registration required. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/.
Wildlife Winter Survival:
Program for all ages to feature a 1-mile hike to show how animals survive during the winter. Registration required. 2 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/.
Give Thanks for the Birds!:
Program for all ages to show how to identify winter songbirds. 1:30 p.m. Free. Registration required. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/.
Fall Family Festival:
Festival to feature live raptor presentations, arts, crafts and games. 10 a.m. $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $6 for students; free for ages younger than 5. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521.
Medicare Part D Enrollment:
Phyllis Deal, coordinator of Iredell County's Senior Insurance Information Program, will help people enrolling or changing their Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage through Dec. 14. Call 704-873-8568 for assistance. A Hispanic interpreter is available. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.
Free Glucose Screenings:
Iredell Health System will offer free glucose screenings, and staff will be available to answer questions about risk factors, symptoms and treatment options. 9 a.m. Free. Registration required. Iredell Memorial Hospital, 557 Brookdale Ave., Statesville. 704-878-4556.
Yoga for beginners. 6 p.m. Tuesdays through March 15. $52 for Huntersville residents; $62 for others. Lake Norman Charter Middle School, 12435 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-766-2220.
Bake sale by the women of First United Methodist Church. Proceeds benefit the missions of the Methodist Women. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Troutman Food Lion Shopping Center, 520 N. Main Street, Troutman. 704-528-3101.
Survival Over Suicide Support Group:
Support group for those affected by suicide to meet 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Wachovia Bank, 221 E. Broad St., Statesville. 704-592-4889 or 704-929-6190. www.survival-over-suicide.org.
Lunch & Learn Seminar Series:
Statesville Rewriters Group to host "Writing for the Media" presentation. 12 p.m. Free for members; $10 for others. Broad Street United Methodist Church, 315 W. Broad St., Statesville. 704-876-3067.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
12:30 p.m. Signal Hill Mall, 1685 E. Broad St., Statesville.
Tour of the plantation house, kitchen and slave cabin to show how Christmas was celebrated in the 19th century. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27-28. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; free for ages 5 and younger. Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2312.
American Legion Bingo:
6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 50 cents for a sheet of three cards. American Legion Post 65, 2446 Salisbury Highway, Statesville.
WIHS Band Booster Holiday Fair:
Vendors and local craftspeople selling holiday wares; a visit from Santa; baked goods; more. West Iredell High School band to perform. Proceeds will help the band buy new instruments and help fund a trip in the spring. 9 a.m. Free. West Iredell High School cafeteria, 213 Warrior Drive, Statesville.
Gospel Singing and Pinto Bean Supper Benefit:
Benefit for Pat Bass, who is battling cancer. Dinner includes pinto beans, cole slaw and more, begins at 4 p.m. Performances by The Gospelaires, The Sulphur Springs Quartet, Ashlyn Loudermilt and more will begin at 6 p.m. Statesville Full Gospel Tabernacle, 135 Village Point Drive, Statesville. 704-872-3894.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
3 p.m. Vanderburg United Methodist Church, 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville.