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05/31/2009 12:00 AM

05/29/2009 6:02 PM

Cabarrus County

Countywide The Batten disease fundraiser, a 5-kilometer run/walk, begins 8 a.m. Saturday, Harris Road Middle School, Concord. One-mile fun run starts at 9 a.m. There will be activities for kids and a carwash. Proceeds benefit juvenile Batten disease research. Register at www.sportoften.com. Details: www.ourboysjourney.com.

Concord The Cabarrus County Democratic Women and Senior Democrats' annual fish fry and yard sale will be Saturday at Kiser's Christmas Trees, 460 Concord Parkway N., Concord. Fish fry will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; yard sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds to benefit N.C. troops overseas and Cabarrus seniors. $7 per plate.

Kannapolis Kannapolis Intimidators' annual youth baseball camp will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 6-9, Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. Led by Intimidators players on their field, camp is open to children ages 6-13. $165 before Monday; $185 after that. 704-932-3267.

Interstate 77

Exit 23 The Huntersville Board of Commissioners has approved spending $91,000 to construct a restroom/shelter building at Abernathy Park.

Exit 25 Startown Stables will host a free Paso Fino horse show and family festival Saturday at Latta Plantation Park, 5225 Sample Road, to benefit the Marrow Foundation.

Exit 28 The Havana Social Club in Kenton Place will give a free salsa and cha cha dance lesson for seniors on Friday. mstoner@cornelius.org; 704-896-2460.

Exit 30 Davidson College Presbyterian Church will host the final lecture in its free “Faith and the Economy” series at 9:45 a.m. today in the Congregation House, 208 Concord Road. A panel will discuss “What Ought We Do? DCPC's Response.”

Exit 33 Entry deadline is June 10 for the 15th Annual John P. Campbell Memorial Golf Tournament at Mallard Head Golf Course on Brawley School Road on June 17. 704-873-4719 or 704-664-7031.

Exit 36 The next Downtown Mooresville Cruise-In will be 3-8 p.m. Saturday. 704-662-3336; www.downtownmooresville.com.

Exit 42 The Troutman Board of Aldermen will meet 4 p.m. Monday to discuss community development block grants and award contracts for stimulus-funded water system improvements.

Exit 50 The Statesville City Council on May 18 approved the site plan for the Crescent Multi-Family Development behind Home Depot, the first large housing complex in the city's jurisdiction built with a full sprinkler system.

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