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Christ the King Catholic High School
Information meeting: A meeting is scheduled at 7p.m. today in Highland Creek for families interested in a new Catholic high school to open in fall 2011 in north Mecklenburg. Meeting is at Highland Creek Prosperity Park Club House, 5710 Fair Vista Drive. Details: www.ChristTheKinghs.com or call Arthur Packard at 704-562-4075 or Ann Marie Hubbard at 704-578-6212.
Covenant Classical School, Concord
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Backyard Barbecue: 3-8 p.m. Oct. 23. Meet and greet local politicians and enjoy barbecue plates from Varsity Bar-B-Q. Silent and live auctions featuring local auctioneer Giles Moss. Fun for kids will include pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, bounce houses, hot dogs, ice cream, and a big bake sale. Details: 704-792-1854 or www.covenantclassical.org.
Open House: Families interested in grades junior kindergarten-12 can attend open house events in Taylor Hall. 7 p.m. Oct. 14 for Junior Kindergarten-Grade 12 or 1 p.m. Nov. 6 for Junior Kindergarten-Grade 12. Visiting families can tour the campus, speak one-on-one with parents and students about the school's academic, arts and athletics offerings and learn more about the admissions process.
Jay M. Robinson High
Theater production: Show dates for The Jay M. Robinson Theatre Department fall play "Life on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain, adapted by R. Rex Stephenson, are 7 p.m. Oct. 14-16. Tickets for the play are $5 at the door.
Central Cabarrus High
Homecoming: The Homecoming dance will be after the football game from 10 p.m. to midnight. Tickets can be bought at the door for $5. Dress is casual but school appropriate. If you would like to bring a guest from another school, paperwork must be completed and turned in by today. Guest forms can be found in Room 84.
Cabarrus Health Alliance
Tournament Benefits Nurse Program: The Cabarrus County Medical Society Alliance will hold its sixth Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Cabarrus Health Alliance Public School Nurse Program on Oct. 11 at the Cabarrus Country Club. Details, registration: Lynn Takla 704-785-8303 or Carolyn Farris 704-786-4970.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Nurse Aide I Training Program: Classes are 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 2-Dec. 9 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Upon completion, participants are prepared to take the state approved written examination and demonstration of competency skills to be placed on the North Carolina NAI Registry. Enrollment in the Nurse Aide I Training Program is limited to 20 students. To apply, the continuing education registration form available online at www.cabarruscollege.edu should be completed. Tuition for the Nurse Aide I training program is $411. Books cost approximately $60. Details: 704-403-3207.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Vegetable-Fruit Art Carving Class: Learn how to turn vegetables and fruit into works of art and create unique table centerpieces and accents by taking a four-session "Vegetable & Fruit Art Carving" class at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18, 20, 25 and 27 at RCCC's North Campus, in Salisbury. $65, plus supplies. Class space is limited, and advanced registration is required. Call 704-216-3512 to register and for more information, including a supply list.
North Carolina Symphony
Taking applications: The symphony is taking applications to audition for the 2010-11 Young All-Stars Orchestras. High school students between the ages of 14 and 19 are invited to participate in the auditions. Details: Jessica Nalbone at 919-789-5461 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ncsymphony.org.