Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on “Add Event.” The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.
Stroke Support Group:
Free program open to everyone and provides education and support to stroke victims and their families. Registration is not required. For information, email Mitzie.McCurdy@LNRMC.com. Free. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 131 Medical Park Road, Mooresville. 1:30-3 p.m. July 6.
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Hot dog lunch:
Bethel Presbyterian Church Fellowship Committee invites the community to a weekly hot dog lunch. There is no cost to attend but donations will be accepted. Bethel Presbyterian Church, 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. 704-896-3103. www.bethel-pc.org. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 6.
Mooresville Police Department Question and Answer Session:
Please RSVP by July 5 if you plan to attend. A representative from the Mooresville Police Department will be available for open dialog with senior adults and to answer any questions you may have. This is your chance to ask those burning questions, voice your safety concerns, and learn what’s going on with officers in your neighborhood. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. July 7.
Karaoke Dance Party:
Join us for a rocking good time. Drink specials and singer giveaways. In The Wind Bar & Grill, 15800 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 8-11:55 p.m. July 7.
Outdoor Cinema Series: “The LEGO Batman Movie”:
All movies will be shown on our state-of-the-art inflatable screen and are free and open to the public. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Weather permitting, movies will begin at dusk about 8:30 p.m. Weather hotline 704-896-2460 x290. Robbins Park, 17738 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-6031. www.cornelius.org. 8:30-10 p.m. July 8.
A nomadic alt-rocker. www.leisuremccorkle.com. Mac’s Speed Shop, 19601 Liverpool Parkway, Cornelius. 5-8 p.m. July 9.
Open Mic Tuesdays:
Hosted by Jarrid and Allen of Pursey Kerns. Come out and play or just listen to Lake Norman’s local artists. No cover. Guitar, bass and cajon available. The Kilted Buffalo, 8625 Townley Road, Huntersville. 9-12:30 a.m. July 11.
Zumba for Seniors:
Starts July 11. The class will meet 11 a.m. Tuesdays for six weeks. $30 payment is due prior to July 10. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. July 11.
Wednesday Woodland Wellness Walk:
Join us as we enjoy some fresh air, sunshine and beautiful surroundings with like-minded people. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. Free. West Branch Nature Preserve, 18229 Shearer Road, Davidson. www.carolinathreadtrailmap.org/trails/trail/west-branch-nature-preserve-trail. 9-11 a.m. July 5.
Cocktails & Gardens Happy Hour at The Duke Mansion:
Summer cocktail hours are back at The Duke Mansion. Enjoy a cash bar and more than four acres of spectacular gardens and grounds to stroll. No reservations required. Just bring your friends and have a great time. The Duke Mansion, 400 Hermitage Road, Charlotte. 704-714-4400. www.dukemansion.com. 5-8 p.m. July 5, 6, 10 and 11.
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte. 704-357-1269. www.ncagr.gov. July 7.
What is the difference between a carnivore and an herbivore? Whose tracks are those? Stop by our classroom anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. to explore a variety of minigames and natural specimens that answer these questions and many more. A naturalist will be on hand. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 1-3 p.m. July 8.
Huntersville Growers’ Market:
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. July 8.
Talons Summer Flight Show: Flights of the Forest:
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 amphitheater 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. July 8. 1:30-2 p.m. July 9.
Crafts, games, stories, puppets, hikes and more. Learn about animals and plants that surround us in the preserve. Parent participation is encouraged. Must call 980-314-1119 to register. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center & Preserve, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 10-11 a.m. July 10.