Auditions for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" will be 7-9 p.m. May 23-24 at the Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W. Performances will be Aug. 5-22. Details: 704 788-2405. For character information, visit www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
McGuire Nuclear Station's EnergyExplorium, 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, will host a free community "Birthday Bash" 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday to celebrate its 25th year. It will have entertainment, contests, inflatables, performances by local youth groups, a plant sale by East Lincoln High School, games and refreshments.
The Cornelius PARC Department's free Beach Bash in the Park will be 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Road Park. Children's activities and concessions begin at 6, the North Tower Band performs at 6:30 and fireworks start about 9. Parking will be available in the park, 11536 Bailey Road, and at Bailey Middle School. Wear a tropical shirt for a chance to win a prize. No alcohol or pets.
The town has openings in its various summer camps. Register at www.ci.davidson.nc.us or call 704-892-3349.
Ages 8 through adult can register for Saturday's Race City Festival pie eating contest: call 704-664-3898. It's free.
Craig Woolard, former Embers lead singer, will give a free "Music on Main" concert at 6:30 p.m. Fridayon the Mooresville Town Hall lawn, 413 N. Main St. www.mooresvillerecreation.org.
A 4-H Club forming in Statesville will have an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Snow Creek United Methodist Church, 745 Snow Creek Road. Details: 704-873-0507.
The United Way of Lincoln County Teen Board will fill plastic bags Thursday with toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner and soap for Amy's House, a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter. Take donated items to the United Way office, 211 W. Water St., Lincolnton. Details: 704-732-8055.
We regret the error
In the Living Here Lake Norman magazine distributed in some copies of the Observer on May 2, a story on family activities included an archive photo of a ring-tailed lemur from the Catawba Science Center. The Madagascar exhibit showcasing the lemur is no longer on display. "Flutter-By," an exhibit on the habitat of the butterfly, begins May 22.