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Casting call: Professional Communications, a Matthews-based production company, is holding virtual auditions for the reality show "Health Crisis in Carolina: Real Families, Real Struggles, Real Solutions." Families in Charlotte who want to improve their health are encouraged to audition. The deadline is Feb. 7. Details:


Blood drive: The Red Cross quarterly blood drive will take place 9a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Hut Meeting Facility, 413 Johnson Drive. Details: 704-889-2361.

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Cancer fundraiser: Registration for the 24 Hours of Booty reboot program is still available. Participants can ride from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 30. Registration is $25 and a minimum $100 fundraising commitment is required. Details:


Cooking class: A couple's cooking series will begin 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Students will learn how to prepare a four-course meal for Valentine's Day. $75. Reservations are required: 704-248-4100.