Christmas tree disposal: City of Concord workers will pick up natural Christmas trees on residents' regular garbage collection days. The trees will be chipped for use as mulch. Residents should remove all decorations, tree stands and tinsel before placing the tree at the curb. Details: 704-920-5555.
County residents can dispose of their trees at the county's landfill, located at 4441 Irish Potato Road, Concord. Decorations should be removed from the trees. The landfill is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
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Career workshops: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College's R3 Center, located at 164 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, will offer several free career development workshops for people in Cabarrus and Rowan counties.
The Center will offer workshops such as "Lay-off Survival," "Job Seeking for Veterans," "Looking for Work with a Criminal Record," "Identifying Your Career Options," "Interview Techniques" and more.
The Center will also hold clinics to help those looking for jobs improve their resumes at 9 a.m. Jan. 9, 8:30 a.m. Jan. 12 and 6 p.m. Jan. 27.
Reservations recommended. Details: 704-216-7201 or www.rowancabarrus.edu/r3center/.
Road repairs: Repairs being made between 123 and 128 Overbrook Drive Northeast in Concord are expected to be complete by the end of February.
Drivers can use Wilhelm Place Northeast and Bridlewood Place Northeast as alternate routes. Details: concordnc.micromaps.com/.
Free performance: Old Courthouse Theatre and Black Box Productions will present a free performance of "Countergirls," 4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the theater, located at 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord.
A comedy by Michael Russell, the play is set at the lunch counter of a F.W. Woolworth's store in a small southern town in 1990. The show is the third production in "The Living Room Reading Series." Details: 704-788-2405 or www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.