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Compiled by Erica Batten
Davidson College Presbyterian
Concert: Organ at Davidson series completes its ninth season with internationally-acclaimed concert organist Jonathan Dimmock performing in a Bach Birthday Bash. Free; donations accepted. Reception follows. 7:30 p.m. March 17. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Saint Alban’s Episcopal, Davidson
Concert: Young musicians from our area will present “Celebrating Grace,” inspired by the life of Grace Krumdieck, who died from complications of Rett Syndrome last year at age 15. Grace was the daughter of our artistic director. $15 general admission; seniors, $10; children ages 12-18, $5; children under 12, free. 3 p.m. March 15. 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org.
Piano: George Winston, one of the most recognized solo pianists in the world, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 18. Winston’s performance will feature his “Winter Show” of autumn and winter songs, including melodic folk piano songs from his recordings, Vince Guaraldi’s “Peanuts” pieces, songs from his upcoming album, and more. $50 general admission. $100 VIP; limited number available. Proceeds benefit the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center, Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, Interfaith Build and Saint Alban’s Outreach. A canned-food drive will benefit the Ada Jenkins Center.
Davidson United Methodist
Quiet Space Fridays: Ecumenical monthly opportunity using the power of space to revive, restore, and reveal. Limited registration. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 13 at the Starrette Farm Retreat in Statesville. $20. Quiet Space Fridays will be offered the second Friday of each month. www.TheLydiaGroup.com.
Movie discussion group: “Film and Spirituality: Discovering the ‘God-Dimension’ in Movies.” View the monthly selection privately ahead of time, then join us for a guided discussion to explore God’s messages in the movie and realize the awesomeness of God’s grace meant for all. Group meets monthly. Child care available by reservation. 10-11:30 a.m. March 17. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. www.davidsonumc.org.
Holy Spirit Catholic, Denver
Fish fry: The Knights of Columbus will hold their annual Lenten fish fries. Proceeds go to local charities. 5-8 p.m. Fridays. 537 N. C. 16 N., Denver. www.holyspiritnc.org.
Temple Kol Tikvah, Davidson
Community run: Second annual “Run for Youth” 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run/walk. All ages and levels welcome. Proceeds benefit Lake Norman-area youth, including Davidson Youth Baseball Association and our community partner and youth groups at Temple Kol Tikvah. Registration is $20 through March 15, $25 March 16-21, and $30 on race day. A post-race party with music, free food, and an awards ceremony will be held on the lawn. Registration begins at 7 a.m. March 22. 605 South St., Davidson. Register at www.davidsontiming.com.
Pine needle sale: Quality needles from Florida, $5 per bale. Delivery, $.50 per bale. Free delivery for orders of 100 or more. Sale and delivery on March 14. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Orders: 704-892-5577.
Community in Christ Lutheran, Cornelius
Lenten services: 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Soup supper at 6 p.m. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius. www.communityinchrist.net.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
Sunday morning groups: Humanist discussion group, adult discussion group, and youth spiritual exploration meet at 9:45 a.m. most Sundays.
Special service: The Rev. Amy Brooks, Nancy Brower and future UU leaders will present “Fun, Fun, Fun: A Celebration of Childhood and Our UU Principles.” Dress wacky-tacky, bring your favorite stuffed animal, a willing spirit and a sense of humor. This is a great opportunity for visitors to see what our fellowship is for children. Nursery available. 11 a.m. March 15. Services are held at the Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. www.uulakenorman.org.
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
Blood drive: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15 at Saint Mark Catholic, 14740 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.cbcc.us.