Reservations are due Friday for "Rock with the Docs," a fundraiser by local physician bands to support the N.C. Medical Society Alliance's health promotion projects. It will be from 7 to 10:30p.m. March 5 in the Copperfield Room at Cabarrus Family Physicians, Branchview Drive at Copperfield Boulevard. Tickets are $30 per person, available only in advance. For tickets call 800-722-1350, ext. 124, or order online at www.ncmsalliance.org.
Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the following railroad crossings for maintenance. They will be closed at 9 a.m. and reopened by 5 p.m. the same day: East 1st Street, Monday; Rogers Lake Road, Friday; Winecoff School Road, next Sunday
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' Parent University will hold an ESL poverty simulation 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 at First Baptist Church, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Details: 980-343-0318.
Forty-four Bailey Middle School seventh-graders were inducted Jan. 27 into the school's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. Students must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.8 or higher (on a four-point scale) to qualify.
The Davidson Garden Club's 27th Davidson Horticultural Symposium will be March 1 at Davidson College. Details: 704-604-6618; www.davidsonsymposium.org.
Polish organist Marek Kucklicki will be this season's final guest artist in the free "Organ at Davidson" series at 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Davidson College Presbyterian Church. www.dcpc.org.
The Mooresville Fire Department reduced workplace injuries by 41percent over the past 11 months. "They're setting a great example for other departments in the town," interim town manager Erskine Smith said.
The town board and state Department of Transportation have approved reducing the speed limit on Wagner Street (Perth Road) from 35 to 25 miles per hour from just south of Main Street to 0.18 mile northeast of Era Street.
Statesville firefighter Brian Mitchell is 2010 Firefighter of the Year for the Western North Carolina Association of Firefighters, which comprises 33 counties. Mitchell was honored at the Statesville City Council's Feb. 7 meeting.
Maeneen Klein, water conservation manager for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, will discuss the region's water supply at a meeting of the Lake Norman Covekeepers at 7 p.m. Thursday at the East Lincoln Fire Station, 406 S. Pilot Knob Road, Denver (just south of N.C. 73). Details: Ben Benoit, 704-489-6249.