Around the Region


ACTivate Community Through Theatre (ACT) will offer summer acting classes for senior adults (55 and older) starting at 6 p.m. May 31. Call 704-707-6757 or email


The City Council has voted to annex more than 96 acres north of N.C. 73 near Shiloh Church Road. It's the expected site of a private Catholic high school.


Huntersville Parks and Recreation will offer a Teen Adventure Camp for rising sixth- through ninth-graders June 20-July 23 and July 25-Aug. 19. Register at the department's office 105 Gilead Road. A parents' meeting is scheduled for June 15 at Lake Norman Charter Middle School.


A Memorial Day ceremony will be 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the town hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.


Learn to nurture body and mind and to heal with foods at Davidson Parks and Recreation's "Back to Basics" discussion 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 3 or 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 7. $15. Registration: 704-892-3349;


Firefighters will be at the main entrance to Winslow Bay retail center (SuperTarget, TJ Maxx) again today to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through the Fill-the-Boot Campaign. Last year the Mooresville Fire Department collected about $26,000.


The town's 2011-12 budget will be released at a 7 p.m. board meeting June 9 at the Town Hall on Eastway Drive. A public hearing will start after the presentation.


A public hearing on the proposed $4.5 million budget for the Statesville ABC Board will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the downtown ABC store, 311 S. Center St.

West Shore

Catawba Riverkeeper David Merryman will discuss local participation in a North American effort to assess waterways at 7 p.m. Thursday at East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Road, Denver, just south of N.C. 73. Details: Ben Benoit, 704-489-6249.