Around the Region


In observance of National Night Out, the Concord Police Department asks residents to leave their porch lights on from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. The department also encourages residents to go door to door and introduce themselves to neighbors they haven't met. Details: Capt. Betty Crump,;

Cabarrus Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound residents of Cabarrus County. Drivers can deliver one day a week or twice a month. Training and detailed delivery instructions are provided. 704-932-3412.


The Huntersville-based Secret Angels Project is collecting school supplies for local children and their families affected by HIV/AIDS.


Buzz Lightyear and Woody from "Toy Story 3" will make appearances at the Cornelius Police Department's free annual National Night Out celebration 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Jetton Village retail center, off West Catawba Avenue and Jetton Road.


Today is the deadline to register for a study of the Book of Revelation, led by James "Mickey" Efird, professor emeritus at Duke Divinity School. The group will meet 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 14 at the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 218 Davidson-Concord Road. $5 per person, plus $5 for child care. Register by today at 704-892-5641.

Davidson's National Night Out celebration will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Roosevelt Wilson Park, with family games and activities. Brickhouse Tavern will provide hamburgers and hot dogs. Blake Brown, 704-892-3349, ext. 260.


Enjoy music, games, food and bounce at the Mooresville Police Department's free annual Night Out celebration Tuesday in front of the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St.


The N.C. Department of Transportation will be milling and repaving Perth Road/Wagner Street from the town limits at Quail Haven Drive to Main Street (U.S. 21) until September.

West Shore

An organization meeting for this fall's East Lincoln Area Annual CROP Walk will be 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road. Details: Bud and Jeanne Hawkins, 704-483-1684;