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Steven Weintraub, who teaches Jewish dancing, and the Freylach Time Klezmer music dance band will be the featured entertainers at the second annual Shalom Lake Norman Festival noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Ramsey Creek Park.


Old Courthouse Theatre at 49 Spring St. SW will stage the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Harvey" at 8 p.m. Sept. 23, 24 and 25 and Oct. 1, 2, 8 and 9, and 2:30 p.m. matinees Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 and 10. Tickets are $10, $12 and $15 and can be reserved at 704-788-2405.


Eric Davis is the city's new finance director. He most recently was Mount Holly's town manager and previously town manager of China Grove.


Little Smiles, which provides toys and birthday celebrations for terminally ill children, will host its first annual Bowl-A-Thon 3-6 p.m. Aug. 29 at Norcross Lanes, 16317 Statesville Road. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 8 and younger. Details: Margi Kyle, 704-661-5223;;


Davidson Community Player's Connie Company will hold auditions for actors in grades six through 12 for the musical "Once on This Island Jr." at 2 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Monday and for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. Monday at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St. Details: 704-892-7953;


HealthReach Community Clinic, the free health care clinic in Mooresville, will receive half the proceeds of every ticket it sells for Saturday's season-finale Kannapolis Intimidators baseball game. Tickets for the 7 p.m. game are $6. Contact HealthReach at 704-663-1992,; or Bonnie Kemmler at (704) 663-4218;


Troutman residents are invited to town hall Monday, 5-7 p.m. to provide input to town officials on establishing preferences and priorities for parks and recreation development.


Beginning Sept. 16, Statesville will host a program that gives participants a look at the functions of city government. Applications are available at, by calling 704-878-3583 or by e-mail: