Annexations: Harrisburg Town Council recently approved town-initiated annexations of The Sloop Estates and Canterfield Estates subdivisions. The annexations are scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1. Canterfield Estates will be rezoned from low-density residential and Sloop, which is included in the town's extra-territorial jurisdiction, already is zoned medium-density residential.
Be a Santa: Home Instead Senior Care of Cabarrus County is preparing for the Be A Santa to a Senior program. Home Instead needs volunteers to collect, wrap and distribute gifts. Businesses also are needed to serve as tree hosts. The program runs through Dec. 15. Wrapping parties will be Dec. 13-14. Be-A-Santa trees will be at all Walgreens. Details: Robin Scharding at 704-788-3399 or www.beasantatoasenior.com.
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Talent, more needed: Kannapolis Parks & Recreation is seeking vendors, choirs, bands, dance groups, nonprofits and others to be a part of A Kannapolis Christmas on Dec. 4 at Village Park. Deadline to sign up is Nov. 15. Details: 704-920-4343 or kannapolischristmas.com.