Around the Region


The city Parks & Recreation Department is seeking volunteers for its Park Watch pilot program at McGee Park and McEachern Greenway. Volunteers are asked to attend an orientation meeting 5 p.m. June 7 at McGee Park, 219 Corban Ave. E. Refreshments will be served. The program is similar to a typical Neighborhood Watch.


The splash pad at Village Park is open noon-6 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday. It will begin daily operation Saturday. Admission is $1 per person; multi-use cards are available.


The Huntersville Board of Commissioners will have public hearings at 6:30 p.m. June 21 to consider granting historic designations to the Caldwell Station School, 17616 Caldwell Station Road, and the Albert McCoy Farmhouse, 10401 McCoy Road. The meeting will be at town hall, 101 Huntersville-Concord Road.


Cornelius Presbyterian Church, 21209 Catawba Ave., will host its free annual community cookout from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream, bingo, games and prizes. 704-892-5577;


Davidson Community Players will perform "Oklahoma!" at 8 p.m. June 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. June 20 and 26 at Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. Tickets are $15-$22. Reservations: 704-892-7918; www.carolinatix .org .


Area teenagers can read for prizes and participate in special events in Mooresville Public Library's teen summer library program from Tuesday to July 31. 304 S. Main St.; 704-664-2927.


Patrol Officers Marty Loudermilt and Nathan Lindon of the Troutman Police Department were promoted to sergeant and made shift supervisors.


Bernard Robertson will serve out the rest of Jesse Barker's term on the Statesville Planning Board. Barker resigned because he is moving out of state.

West Shore

The Lincoln County Historical Association and Lincoln County Museum of History will host an exhibit of photographs by early 20th-century N.C. photographer Bayard Wootten June 7-Aug. 27 at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. 704-748-9090; www.Lincoln .