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A new art exhibition, "Word Processing," will open Tuesday at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. It will feature paintings, ceramics and installations by 16 artists who use text, letters and words as texture and design. An artwork scavenger hunt is available for children. Admission is free. The galleries are open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.; 704-920-2787.


Children ages 8-12 can become Revolutionary War soldiers at a one-day camp 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Historic Latta Plantation, 5225 Sample Road. Cost is $40 per camper. 704-875-2312;


Mecklenburg County commissioner Karen Bentley's public forum on tax revaluation has been rescheduled to 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. Mecklenburg County Tax Assessor Garrett Alexander will discuss the coming property revaluations.


Ensemble Vermillian will perform chamber music by Bach, Buxtehude, Biber and Bertali at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane. Suggested donation is $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior adults. 704 560-0101.

The free organ concert by Thomas Warburton scheduled for last Tuesday at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., has been rescheduled because of last week's inclement weather to 7:30 p.m. this Tuesday. Details:


Artist Diane Pike's "Thirty Days-Thirty Paintings" exhibit is on display at the Mooresville Depot, 103 W. Center Ave. It features 30 8-by-8-inch plein air oil paintings Pike produced in 30 days. Details: 704-663-6661.


A breakfast program for Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be 7-9:30 a.m. Monday at the Statesville Civic Center on Front Street. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. Attendance is limited to the first 600 people. 704-873-9622 ext.215.

West Shore

The Lincoln Shoreline Community Organization will discuss the county's property revaluation and how it affects property owners at a public meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Unity Presbyterian Church, 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver. Details: