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CPCC Community Chorus 40th anniversary Spring Show and Classic Cars:
Tickets are $10 per person per night. The show, “You Must Remember This” will have you singing along with songs from our past shows such as “Hello Dolly,” “Zion’s Walls,” “Rag Time,” “The Big Beat,” “The Beatles,” “Route 66” and more. Come early to enjoy the collection of classic cars including Mustangs and Corvettes. For information call 704-896-9999. The Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville. 704-655-3000. www.covechurch.org. 8-9:30 p.m. June 1 and 2.
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Cornelius Outdoor Cinema: “The Secret Life of Pets”:
All movies will be shown on a state-of-the-art inflatable “blimp” screen and are free and open to the public. Movie dates, time and location are subject to change. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Weather permitting, movies will begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Weather hotline: 704-896-2460 x 290 Free. Smithville Park, 19710 S. Ferry St., Cornelius. 8:30-10 p.m. June 3.
Fund Raiser For Lise Barnett my Daughter:
Choplin’s Resturant, 19700 One Norman Blvd., Cornelius. 5:30-10 p.m. June 3.
“Global Voices” concert by Caritas Acapella Ensemble:
The unaccompanied, auditioned chorus, conducted by Artistic Director Cathy Youngblood, will perform music in many different styles by composers from 14 different countries, including China, Sweden, South Africa, New Zealand, Russia, France, Germany, Spain, Israel, Brazil and more. Works by Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Mendelssohn are included.Tickets sales are cash or check only: adults $15 in advance or $20 at the door; $5 at the door with a valid student ID; free for children through age 11; $40 for families; and $12 each for groups of 10 or more. Will-call sales are available at the advance price for pickup at the concert. For tickets, call 980-272-8556, email CaritasTicketSales@gmail.com. For information call 704-953-4411. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 7 p.m. June 4.
Pound Out Pediatric Cancer Community Event:
Join the Lake Norman community as we come together to pound out pediatric cancer in support of the Pounding For Parker Foundation. Enjoy an evening of food trucks and brews from new local brewmasters Eleven Lakes Brewery. Toss a ball around with the Carolina Miners lacrosse team, or check out a firetruck from Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue Station One. Enjoy live music from the band Billy Jones and the Pocket, and bid on cool prizes and gifts in the silent auction, and more. Your support will go toward advancing critical research for pediatric cancer like Parker’s. poundingforparker.com. In November 2015, Parker Cowherd, then 7, of Cornelius was diagnosed with a rare form of brain and spinal cancer. Like nearly all cancers of the brain and central nervous system, there is no cure for Parker’s disease. Only 4 percent of federal cancer research supports research for pediatric cancers. Join Parker and his family in their fight to pound out pediatric cancer and bring awareness to finding a cure. Kadi Fit, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. 704-577-1283. 5-8 p.m. June 4.
First Pounding for Parker Golf Tournament:
Registration includes a unique swag bag, box lunch on the course, access to the driving range, and dinner during the awards ceremony and silent auction. Teams are Captain’s Choice with a shotgun start at noon. Mulligans will be available to purchase at registration. Can’t make it to the greens? Dinner tickets are available for individual purchase. Visit poundingforparker.com to register and find out more on how you can help pound out pediatric cancer with Parker. Individual Golfers: $150; Dinner & Drink ticket-only: $50. Northstone Country Club, 15801 Northstone Drive, Huntersville. 12-8 p.m. June 5.
Open Mic Tuesdays:
Hosted by Jarrid and Allen of Pursey Kerns. The Kilted Buffalo, 8625 Townley Road, Huntersville. 9-12:30 a.m. June 6.
Huntersville Growers’ Market:
Local produce, baked goods, and the Downtown Market Event Series, makes the market a great Saturday morning destination for the entire family. Shop local and shop fresh with our vendors and enjoy the weekly themes/activities for free. Huntersville Elementary School, 200 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. June 3.
Statesville Garden Tour:
Come to Statesville and enjoy a self-paced tour of amazing and diverse gardens. Take a leisurely stroll through each of the six showcased gardens, lingering along the way to witness the beauty of a Southern garden in June. $10. Downtown Statesville, 100 W. Broad St., Statesville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3. 1-5 p.m. June 4.
2017 Charlotte Pond Tour:
The variety of our membership is reflected in the styles of the nine ponds featured on the tour. Our ponds range from natural to formal and everywhere in between. www.charlottepondtour.com. $10 per person. 2017 Charlotte Pond Tour, South Charlotte, Charlotte. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 3.
Wake up Hike:
1-2 miles on moderate terrain with a few stops if we see something neat. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 9-10 a.m. June 3.
Talons Summer Flight Show: Flights of the Forest:
Carolina Raptor Center’s high flying, gravity defying summer flight show features CRC’s trainers putting our native and exotic birds through their paces in free flight. Experience the whoosh of feathers over your head. Learn about the natural history, habitat and natural behaviors of birds of prey. Interact with birds as you never have before. Owls, vultures, hawks and falcons are the stars in this show. Please arrive a half an hour early so that you won’t miss the show. Sign up online until 2 hours before the show and in the Visitor Center up until 10 minutes before the show begins. Gates to amphitheatre open 30 minutes before show time. Free with paid admission to the Raptor Trail. Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6521. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org. 1-1:30 p.m., 3-3:30 p.m. June 3. 1:30-2 p.m. June 4.
Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show:
Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. All ages. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 U.S. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3.
National Egg Day:
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte. 704-357-1269. www.ncagr.gov. June 3.
During this hour, we will look at natural objects in a new way, using the sun. This method of printing harnesses the energy of the sun and the power of water. Join us to see how it works. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. $4. Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 2-3 p.m. June 4.
Family Stream Search:
Kids and adults of all ages are invited to dip their hands and toes into our babbling stream. An educator will help you catch and identify all sorts of aquatic critters. Nets, buckets and supplies provided. On-going from 1:30-4:30 pm. Registration not required. Wear sturdy closed-toed shoes with a heel that can get wet and muddy (old sneakers or Keen/aqua-type water shoes are best). No flip-flops or bare feet for safety. Wear old clothes and bring a change of clothes and shoes. Meeting place will be the Four Seasons trail picnic area. Free. McDowell Nature Center & Preserve, 15222 York Road, Charlotte. 704-588-5224. 1:30-4 p.m. June 4.
Nature Story Corner:
Settle in and get comfortable as we read a variety of nature based stories. Stories may be accompanied by puppets and audience participation as we learn about the wonders of nature. After the story we will hike into the forest to do an activity based on the story. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 10-11 a.m. June 5.
Activities for seniors
Games Night Potluck:
Bring your favorite dinner item to share and join us for a fun filled night of good food, fellowship and fun games on June 1 and July 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your favorite game to play. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 1.
CATS Public Meeting:
CATS will be hosting a public meeting to discuss a proposed North Meck bus connector to the CityLYNX Blue Line. If adopted, this proposal will provide bus service from Huntersville at Bryton Town Center to the CityLYNX Blue Line at the JW Clay Blvd Station near UNCC through a newly-created route 75x. This proposal also includes modifications to the existing Village Rider routes 97, 98, & 99. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library — North County Regional, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. 704-416-6000. cmlibrary.org. 5:30-7 p.m. May 31.
Stroke Support Group:
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center hosts a monthly Stroke Support Group that meets on the first Thursday of every month.The Stroke Support Group is a free program open to everyone and provides education and support to stroke victims and their families. Registration is not required. For more information, email, Mitzie.McCurdy@LNRMC.com. Free. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 131 Medical Park Road, Mooresville. 1:30-3 p.m. June 1.
Democrats of North Mecklenburg:
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pearl Wedding & Events Center, 19501 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-947-1670. thepearleventsnc.com. 7-8 p.m. June 1.
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