Galleries and shops all over downtown Concord will have art displays, refreshments and entertainment at the Art Walk 6-9 p.m. Friday. Get a map with participants and artists at www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.
At 9 p.m. Friday, the Modern Film Fest will give a free showing of the independent film "All About Dad" in the Cabarrus Arts Council's Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Part comedy and part drama, the film delves into what happens when Old World traditions meet New World values. Modern Film Fest estimates the unrated film should be PG-13. www.allaboutdadmovie.com.
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Discovery Place Kids reached 100,000 in attendance when cousins Ramya Swaminathan of Charlotte and her cousin Nimmo Raghavan of Atlanta walked through the doors with their children at noon Wednesday.
Meet exotic animals, learn about native plants and enjoy games and pony rides at the free LKN Wildlife Backyard Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station, 13339 Hagers Ferry Road.
The North Mecklenburg Senior Center and local recreation departments will host Fun and Fitness Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 19 at Jetton Park. $3 in advance, $5 at the door. 704-892-4041.
The Davidson Concert Choir, Davidson United Methodist and Davidson College Presbyterian church choirs will join the Davidson Pro Arte Orchestra in Brahms' "Ein deutsches Requiem" at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the college's Duke Family Performance Hall. $15 general admission; $10 faculty, staff and senior adults; $5 ages 18 and under. 704-894-2135; www.davidson.edu/tickets; College Union ticket office.
Davidson College biology professor Mark Stanback will discuss bird research conducted by students at the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists' free monthly nature program, 7 p.m. Thursday, Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St. 704-877-4788; www.lakenormanwildlife.org.
At a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday, the town board will consider voluntary annexing about 6.8 acres on Gilchrist Drive and Addison Place, in the Eastern Heights subdivision.
The city's new tree ordinance addresses new development, commercial property and city trees. It requires pruning and tree care in accordance with national standards. Details: Shawn Cox, city arborist, 704-878-3419.
A boating safety class led by the Lake Norman Sail & Power Squadron will be Saturday at the Denver Volunteer Fire Department, 3956 N.C. 16 N., Denver. www.usps.org/lake norman.