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Piedmont Choral Society

Concert: The Piedmont Choral Society and the Sanctuary Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Concord, will present John Rutter's "Requiem," with organ and orchestra. 7 p.m. May 13 and 3 p.m. May 15 at Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union Street, North, Concord. The group will be under the direction of Jeff Price. Organist will be Jacqueline Yost. The concerts are free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

The groups will also present the "Requiem" at the 11 a.m. worship service at First Presbyterian Church on May 15. First Presbyterian Church, 70 Union Street, North, Concord. For more information, contact 704-699-6053 or email

Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord

Spaghetti Supper: All-you-can-eat spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, salad, bread, and drink. $6 per person; $3 for age 10 and younger. Desserts $1 each. Takeout available. 5-7 p.m. May 4. 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109;

Friendship United Methodist, Concord

Wooden Bat Softball: All are welcome to watch old-fashioned softball.

Free admission. Concession stand with $1 hot dogs. Games at 3, 4:15, and 5:30 p.m. Saturdays. 4695 Mt. Pleasant Road S., Concord. 704-786-3335.

The Choral Academy

Spring Concert: The Academy's three children's choirs will perform in fifth annual concert. 11 a.m. May 7 at Calvary Lutheran, 950 Bradley St., Concord.

For more information, contact Gary Shive at 704-786-7447.

Roberta United Methodist, Concord

Country Breakfast: Country ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, grits, biscuits and beverage. Donations welcome. 7-10 a.m. April 30. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.

Crossroads Church, Concord

Twilight 5K: Annual "On a Mission" race will begin at 8 p.m. May 14. All proceeds will go to the Navajo mission team.

Women's Ministry Event: Explore the prophetess Deborah and God's call for your life. $5 suggested donation. Please reserve childcare by May 1. 7 p.m. May 6. 220 George W. Liles Pkwy., Concord.

Advent Lutheran Church, Charlotte

Barbecue benefit: Chicken barbecue and benefit auction 6 p.m. April 30. Proceeds will benefit the Kairos Men's Prison Ministry, Camp Agape renovation and the 2011 Advent Youth Mission Trip.

Details: 704-459-1555. 8840 University City Blvd., Charlotte.