Around the Region


Concord's city offices will be closed Monday for Independence Day. Garbage, recycling and bulky waste collection will be on a one-day delay all week. Yard waste should be at the curb by 7 a.m. Tuesday; it will be collected by Friday.

The city's new every-other-week recycling collection begins Tuesday. "Blue week" customers should set out their gray carts on their collection day this week. Check your collection schedule at


Kannapolis' new recycling system also has begun. Residents should roll their yellow-lidded gray carts to the curb on the collection day specified at


The eighth annual Fourth of July Celebration sponsored by Birkdale Village and the town of Huntersville will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Birkdale Village, off Interstate 77 Exit 25. Admission and parking are free.


Music, food, a trackless train and a bounce house will all be part of the town's Fourth of July Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at town hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. At 8:30 p.m., "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" will be shown. Details:


Davidson Community Players will perform "Moon Over Buffalo" at 8 p.m. July 21-23 and July 28-30 and 2 p.m. July 24 and 31 in Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. 704-892-7953;


A free shuttle bus will run from Peninsula Baptist Church, 687 Brawley School Road, to the Lowe's YMCA Summer Celebration from 4 to 10 p.m. today.


The town Board of Commissioners will receive an update on efforts to raise money for a new town park at its July meeting, 7 p.m. July 14, hearing room, Town Hall, Eastway Drive.


City sanitation crews will no longer pick up electronic materials such as computers, monitors and televisions; they have been banned from landfill disposal in North Carolina. Iredell County will accept such materials for recycling at any of its five solid waste centers, including at 354 Twin Oaks Road, Statesville.

West Shore

Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church, 4640 Webbs Chapel Church Road, Denver, will host its annual All-American July 4th Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Monday. The breakfast is all you-can-eat, $8 per plate. 704-483-9434.