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Branchview Church of God
Valentine banquet: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 13. 246 Branchview Drive N.E., Concord. 704-786-7725.
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Concert: Christian artist Charles "Chiz" Rider, a talented trumpet player who has appeared nationwide, will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 17. 2295 Barnhardt Ave. N.W., Concord. www.concordwesleyan.org.
Concord Christian Church
Single women's night: 7-10 p.m. Feb. 12. 3101 Davidson Hwy., Concord. 704-788-6315; www.concordchristianchurch.org.
St. James Lutheran
Pancake supper: 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in the King Fellowship Hall. 104 S. Union St., Concord. 704-786-0166.
St. James Catholic
Mass: Special mass in honor of World Day of the Sick, 11 a.m. Feb. 11. 139 Manor Ave. S.W., Concord. 704-720-0600.
Epworth United Methodist
Blood drive: Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will donate six pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank for every pint of blood collected by community donors. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 11. 1030 Burrage Road, Concord. Call 704-786-6183 for an appointment.
Roberta United Methodist
Sweetheart dance: Music and refreshments. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215; www.robertaumc.org.
Community Impact Productions
Variety show fundraiser: "An Evening of Joy" with 90-minute show, heavy hors d'oeuvres. Attendees encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for Cooperative Christian Ministry. $10 per person advance purchase; $12 at the door. Group rates also available. 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at The Vintage Motor Club, 325 McGill Ave., Concord. 704-819-4429; www.cip-inc.org.