Around the Region


Auditions will be 7-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for the Old Courthouse Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning play "On Golden Pond." Performances are Aug. 11-14, 19-21 and 26-28.

Hubert Williams, a USA Swimming certified coach, will partner with the West Cabarrus YMCA to start a year-round competitive swim team this fall. Tryouts are 9 a.m.-noon June 25-26 at the Y.


Naked Blue & Ellen Cherry will play music at this week's "Thursdays on Main" lunchtime series 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday under the oak trees at Veterans Park. Those attending can bring lunch or buy food from Sweet Pickle Bakery, the Kannapolis restaurant being showcased this week.


Jason Lewis, "America's Mr. Right," will give the keynote address at the North Mecklenburg Republican Women's meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at NorthStone Club, 15801 NorthStone Drive. Reservations are required; email Cost is $30.


Big Day at the Lake needs boaters to host children from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte for a ride on Lake Norman on July 16. Details:


Davidson Community Players will perform "Ragtime" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and June 23-25 and at 2 p.m. June 19 and 26 in the Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. 704-892-7953;


The town will pay Just Imports of Charlotte $53,554 for two 2011 BMW R1200RT motorcycles for the Police Department, the first motorcycles for the department in recent memory, Police Chief Carl Robbins said.


The Board of Aldermen approved a 20,000-square-foot extension to Engineered Sintered Components Plant No. 2 on Old Murdock Road. The expansion will accommodate three manufacturing production lines, added over two years.


A public hearing on ward redistricting - changing the boundaries of the City Council wards - will be 5 p.m. Thursday in the second-floor training room of the city office building on South Center Street. Population changes found in the 2010 Census make the changes necessary.

West Shore

Lake Norman Sail & Power Squadron is accepting early registration for its boater safety training class scheduled for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9 at Denver United Methodist Church, 3910 N.C. 16, Denver. Cost is $45. Register at