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New Art Exhibition: "A Time and Place":
Group show of 19 artists includes Walter Stanford's "Century Farms" series of N.C. family-owned farms; urban landscapes by Julyan Davis; clocks by Irene Semanchuk; birdhouses by Rolf Holmquist; works by 15 other artists. Free gallery talk 7 p.m. May 13 by painter Stanford of Kannapolis. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and second Saturday of each month through May 20. The Galleries at the Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.
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"Goddities and Sundry Paintings":
Exhibit of acrylic paintings by Concord artist Beth Feeback. On display through May 6 at Tres Chouette Gallery, 2119 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte. Details: 704-535-3532 or email@example.com.
Home School Hikers:
Ages 8-12 to hike all of Reedy Creek Nature Preserve and more, covering 10 miles of trails in three months. Advance registration, payment required. 3 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays of each month through May 26. $3 per hike. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.
WBTV Road to Recovery Employment Expo:
Meet local employers and recruiters.Visit www.carolinajobtracker.com to look for job listings or submit résumé. 11 a.m. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-374-3621. Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.
Kenny Chesney - Summer in 3D:
Highlights from music star's Sun City Carnival tour. 7:30 p.m. April 28-29 and 2 p.m. May 2. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-643-4262. www.amctheatres.com.
Bingo for Alzheimer's:
All proceeds of Bingo Night go to Alzheimer's Association. 6 p.m. $1 per card. Door prizes, cash bar. RSVP to Mary Posse, 704-782-1100 or email@example.com. Horizon Bay Assisted Living at Concord, 1501 Zion Church Road E., Concord.
"The Boys Next Door":
Earnest but burned-out social worker supervises four men with intellectual disabilities or mental illness. Scenes from daily life show that people with disabilities want to love, laugh, find meaning and purpose. Play by Tom Griffin. Directed by Phil Taylor. 8 p.m. April 29-May 1 and May 7-8; 2:30 p.m. May 2 and 9. Adults $15; senior adults and students $12; ages 12 and under $10. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
Backyard Poultry Workshop:
Workshop for those interested in small-scale poultry production for meat, eggs, exhibition or hobby. Proper breed selection; brooding; incubation; egg production; disease recognition; biosecurity; regulations on selling/marketing of poultry products in North Carolina. 6 p.m. Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Road, Albemarle. Register at 704-983-3987. Details: For Richard Goforth, area poultry specialist, 704-283-3801 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginners Fishing Lesson:
All ages learn how to tie a knot, what bait to use, how to cast, more. Rods, bait and all other equipment and supplies needed will be provided. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5. Boat house, Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. To register: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 704-920-3351. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/FrankLiske/frankliskepark.html.
Benefit for Breast Health:
"Tahiti Cruise" themed benefit dinner/dance sponsored by NorthEast Foundation. 7 p.m. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres; traditional Tahitian-style meal. Silent and live auctions; music by In the Pocket. All proceeds benefit Giving Hope - A Breast Health Program Community Campaign. Embassy Suites Resort Hotel & Concord Convention Center, 5400 John Q. Hammons Drive, Concord. www.givenortheastfoundation.org.
Yard Sale, Hot Dogs for Humane Society:
Yard sale and hot dog sale to raise money for Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus County. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Parking lot, Bank of the Carolinas, 660 Penny Lane, Concord (just off Copperfield Boulevard). Clothing, furniture, bedding, books, sports equipment, more. 704-763-8550. email@example.com.
Yoga in the Park:
Offered by Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department and YogaMoxie Studio. Classes 9-11 a.m. Veteran's Park, Main Street, Kannapolis. Mixed levels; ages 11 and older. $5 per class. Bring yoga mat or towel. Rain location: YogoMoxie Studio, 206 Oak Ave., Kannapolis. Details: Dacia Cress, 704-232-4014; Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department, 704-920-4343.
Weekly Farmers Market:
Fresh local produce, beef, chicken, pork, free-range eggs, homemade cakes, breads, pastries; and crafters. 8 a.m. Saturdays. Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. . www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com.
Introduction to Tennis:
Basics of tennis for boys and girls ages 5-8. Must bring own tennis racquet. Limit 12 per class. 9-9:45 a.m. Saturdays, May 1-22. $40. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. Advance registration required: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 704-920-3351. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/FrankLiske/frankliskepark.html.
For boys and girls ages 9-12 with no tennis experience. Learn different strokes, grips, basics of tennis. Must bring own tennis racquet. Limit 12 per class. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, May 1-22. $40. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. Advance registration required: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 704-920-3351. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/FrankLiske/frankliskepark.html.
The Metropolitan Opera: Armida:
1 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-643-4262. www.amctheatres.com.
For boys and girls ages 9-12 with no tennis experience. Learn different strokes, grips, basics of tennis. Must bring own tennis racquet. Limit 12 per class. 6-7 p.m. Mondays, May 3-23. $40. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. Advance registration required: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 704-920-3351. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/FrankLiske/frankliskepark.html.
For ages 13 and up. Serves, lobs, volleys, net play, rules of the game. Must bring own tennis racquet. Limit 12 per class. 7-8 p.m.-noon Mondays, May 3-24. $40. Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough Road, Concord. Advance registration required: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 704-920-3351. www.cabarruscounty.us/Parks/FrankLiske/frankliskepark.html.
Seminars at Research Campus:
Faculty from N.C. State University and Cooperative Extension Service to lead weekly seminars on Plants for Human Health Institute and N.C. MarketReady programs. Learn about research and outreach conducted at North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 25. David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Event Room, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis. May 4: "The Fresh Produce Safety Initiative in North Carolina," Diane Ducharme, Extension associate in horticulture and food safety, N.C. MarketReady. PHHI_info@ncsu.edu. 704-250-5400.
Register for "Totally Turtles":
For all ages. Discover lesser-known facts about turtles; find them on a walk to the lake. Online registration: www.cabarruscounty.us/reservepartner. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Pharr Mill Road Park, 6775 Pharr Mill Road, Harrisburg. Details: Perry Gabriel, 704-920-2701 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All-day regional event hosted by Greater Charlotte Region Chapter of eWomenNetwork. Theme: "Spring into Smart Success." 8 a.m. $85 for members; $95 for others through May 2; after that, $105 for all. Registration includes VIP "Women Rock" preliminary event 6-8 p.m. May 5. Speedway Club, Lowe's Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. www.eWomenNetwork.com.
Susan Werner concert:
Folk songwriter and performer includes elements of folk, jazz, pop and wit. Classically trained; alternates between playing guitar and piano. Has produced nine CDs. 8 p.m. $30. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. www.cabarrusartscouncil.tix.com.