Around the Region


Shop for a good cause 2-5 p.m. Aug. 1 at 16 Brookwood Ave., Concord. The sale will offer Mary Kay Cosmetics, Horizons Jewelry, That's My Pan, MiChE Bag, The Bra Lady and local pottery. Proceeds of the University City Rotary Club project will help equip a lower and middle school in Romania with a computer lab and instructor training.


To improve communication with the public, the town is updating its list of contacts with area homeowners associations. Send the HOA president's name and length of term, the HOA newsletter representative's name, the neighborhood Web address and other contact information to Bobby Williams, P.O. Box 664, Huntersville, NC 28070; fax to 704-875-6546; or e-mail Details: 704-766-2207.


The town will host a free "Jazz in the Park" concert from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road. A fireworks show will follow the concert by Bam-Jazz! Details:


Some of the best amateur women golfers in three states will compete today through Wednesday in the Carolinas-Virginia Cup Matches at River Run Golf and Country Club. Details:


The Stranger, a Billy Joel tribute band, will perform the next free "Music on Main" concert at 6:30 p.m. July 30 beside Town Hall, 413 N. Main St. Food, beverages and ice cream will be sold. Details: 704-663-8516.


Town workers will collect tree limbs Aug. 2 and 3 from residences within the town limits. Place limbs at the curb the day before collection.


The city is looking for community partners to join its observance of National Night Out from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Statesville Civic Center. The program strives to heighten public awareness of crime, gang and drug prevention. Call Jaime Welborn, crime prevention officer, at the Statesville Police Department: 704-878-3442.

West Shore

The East Lincoln Community Chorus will present "A World of Our Dreams," a musical journey around the world, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Unity Presbyterian Church, 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver. Admission is free.