Admission is free to the sixth annual Healthy Kids Day 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Lowe's YMCA, 170 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville.
The day will begin with the Starfish 5K at 9 a.m. and Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m. Race proceeds will support the YMCA Starfish Academy, which helps rising first- and second-graders improve their reading and literacy skills. Register for the 5K at the YMCA or www.queencitytiming.com.
Sirens around McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville will be tested for three minutes at about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday.
No public action is required.
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The Crossroads Regional Farmers Market will host an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Iredell County Agricultural Center, 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville.
The market, at Newtowne Shopping Center on East Broad Street, at Interstate 77 Exit 50, will operate 7 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and 4-8 p.m. Fridays beginning April 22. For details or to reserve a space call 704-880-5764.
Local nonprofits and community groups interested in booths at Davidson's Town Day celebration May 7 can apply at www.ci.davidson.nc.us/townday.
The event will include fun family activities, beginning with the Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center's 5K race and Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. Games, entertainment and food will be provided on the Village Green 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with Davidson Elementary School PTO's annual cake walk and Davidson Library's book sale.
The event will have a community service focus. Residents can help spread mulch and plant flowers along Main Street and behind Summit Coffee, pick up trash in town and work on the Davidson Community Garden to provide fresh produce for the Ada Jenkins food bank.
Those who want to help can show up anytime 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that day.
Tickets are available for the N.C. Brewers and Music Festival scheduled for 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 14 at Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, off Beatties Ford Road in Huntersville.
Admission includes a sampling glass exclusive to the festival. Food and merchandise vendors will be on hand, along with area nonprofits.
Designated driver or "Under 21" tickets are also available for those coming just to enjoy the music or to drive other festivalgoers home safely. On-site camping is available by reservation at www.NCBrewsMusic.com.
Advance tickets are $45 per person; "Under 21" or Designated Driver tickets are $30 per person. On May 4, prices will increase to $60 and $40. Tickets are available on the festival website.
The event is presented by the nonprofit Historic Rural Hill Inc.Proceeds will support the preservation of Historic Rural Hill.
Joe Marusak and Scott Verner