The free "Thursdays on Main" lunchtime music series is back in May and June with everything from jazz to classical to big band music 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Veterans Park at Main and First streets. Bring lunch or buy it from a different Kannapolis restaurant showcased at each event. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Parking is downtown and around the North Carolina Research Campus. This week's band is Acoustic Supershow (Superglide unplugged); the restaurant is Old Stone Vino.
Huntersville Parks and Recreation will host an after-school enrichment program at the Waymer Center this summer for children to participate in recreational, educational, social, cultural and physical activities. www.huntersville.org.
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The Lucky Stars, a senior-adult line dance performance team representing the North Mecklenburg Senior Center in Cornelius, won gold medals at the recent Iredell County Senior Games in Mooresville and Mecklenburg County Senior Games in Matthews. The team also won Best of Show at the Iredell County Games.
Legendary NASCAR driver Dale Jarrett will deliver Davidson Day School's commencement address Friday.
The Catalinas beach music band will open the town's free 2011 concert series at 6:30 p.m. Friday on the town hall lawn, 413 N. Main St. Bring a blanket. Food and beverages will be sold.
The annual Independence Day Parade, scheduled for July 2, will recognize Purple Heart recipients this year. Any Purple Heart recipients or veterans interested in participating in the parade should contact the Town Hall.
In appreciation of emergency services provided by the Statesville Fire Department, Bartlett Milling is donating a response trailer and equipment valued at $30,000 to the department. The City Council is expected to formally accept the gift Monday.
East Lincoln High School won the countywide seventh annual Knowledge Bowl competition April 30. Team members are Stephen Shenigo, Chris Dean, Hanna Hicks and Zanobia Jones. Coaches are Sarah Cagle and Cale Thornburg.