The Cabarrus Safe Kids Coalition and the county Sheriff's Office will host prescription drug take-backs, where you can dispose of expired, unused prescriptions or over-the-counter medications. Collections will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Concord Fire Station No. 3; 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, First Assembly; 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at Wal-Mart, Concord Mills; 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Super Kmart; and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Afton Ridge Shopping Center.
Pancake Day is 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County, 247 Spring St. N.W., Concord. Pancakes, sausage and coffee, milk or Sun-drop. $6 per plate at the door; no takeout orders. 704-721-2582 (704-721-CLUB).
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BusinessWeek magazine this month ranked Huntersville America's fourth-best affordable suburb.
The town's free "Hop into Spring!" event for ages 3-12 will offer family-fun activities 2-4 p.m. March 27 at Legion Park, 21414 Legion St. 704-892-6031, ext. 160; www.corneliuspr.org.
Auditions for Davidson Community Players' summer production of "Oklahoma!" are 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St. 704-892-7953; www .davidson communityplayers.org .
The Davidson College crew team will host a benefit regatta for Habitat for Humanity 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the college's lake campus on Langtree Road, off Interstate 77 Exit 31. 585-356-5296; www2.davidson.edu/studentlife/ stu_orgs/crew/home.html .
MI-Connection plans to launch a show Thursday featuring a different local nonprofit each month. Former Carolina Panther Mike Minter will host.
The town is conducting an online survey to select official town colors. Go to http://www.town oftroutman.org/officialtown colorssurvey.html to participate. Deadline is April 18.
The Statesville Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters. Deadline is May 3. www.ci.statesville.nc.us; 704-878-3425.