Get your fishing rod, best buddies and bass boat for a day on the lake and chance to win cash prizes as part of the 32nd annual Dogwood Bass Tournament April 2 on Lake Norman to benefit Shriner's Children Hospital.
Register at www.lakenormanshrineclub.org.
The Mooresville Artist Guild's 2011 Spring Paint Out Competition will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 2 at the Depot Fine Arts Center, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville.
Artists of all ages, skill levels and media can paint all day at locations they choose . Entry fee is $15. Details: www.magart.org.
The North Mecklenburg Senior Center, 18731 W. Catawba Ave. in Cornelius is offering these activities. Register at 704-892-4041:
Weight Loss Challenge, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays through May 12. $35 per person.
AARP Driver Safety Class: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday. $12 for AARP members, $14 for others. Bring lunch; beverages and snack provided.
Basket weaving class: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 24. Members $15 for one, $25 for two; others $18 and $28. Bring lunch, used towel and clothespins.
Financial Forum Lunch & Learn: 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 23. Speaker will be Barbara Bennett of the N.C. Department of Secretary of State. Lunch for small fee will be served at noon by reservation only.
Free Monthly Spice Lecture No. 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 25. Topic will be "Predators of the Sky." The Carolina Raptor Center will bring several raptors for the program. Joe Marusak, Scott Verner.