Cabarrus

Community calendar

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsofcabarrus.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

July 6

2011 Drag and Brag Series:

12 p.m. $5. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

July 7

Summer Reading event

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Concord Library, 27 Union St. N, will present "Cleared for Takeoff," a program presented by the Science Museum from Discovery Place, from 2-3 p.m. in the auditorium. This program is open for rising sixth-graders and older. Participants will climb aboard a virtual flight to Frankfurt and learn about flying. Space is limited; call 704-920-2054 to register.

Camp Activities:

Concord Mills will host its 6th Annual Kidgits Summer Camp giving children a chance to enjoy a variety of fun and exciting free family-friendly events June 20 through July 14. Events will be 10-11 a.m. Monday through Thursday each week and will include indoor activities like crafts, miniature golf, movies and live music with Mr. Nigel, the popular children's performer. Visit us online or on Facebook for a complete list of dates and events. 10 a.m. Free. 704-979-3000. www.concordmills.com. Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3000. www.simon.com.

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre" Special Exhibit:

A special exhibit celebrating nearly four decades of quality community theater will be on display June 14-Sept. 2 at the Concord Museum. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Group tours by appointment. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.net.

July 8

Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church weekly hot dog sale10a.m.-2 p.m. Will have deserts, drinks. Takeout, eat-in, and delivery for orders larger than $10. Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre" Special Exhibit:

A special exhibit celebrating nearly four decades of quality community theater will be on display June 14-Sept. 2 at the Concord Museum. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Free. Group tours by appointment. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.net.

July 9

Photography Workshop:

Take your camera out of auto mode and discover the hidden wonders of manual mode. 9 a.m. The Loft at 14th, 14 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord.

Belly Dance classes:

Belly Dance classes in Concord. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St.(Upstairs at the red door between TiSun and the Bistro). Belly Dance 101: 10 a.m. Saturdays. Tribal Level I: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Tribal Level II: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Visit damhsagasra.weebly.com. 10 a.m. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord. www.meetup.com/The-Lotus-Living-Arts-Studio-of-Concord.

July 11

Summer Shootout Series:

The series runs Tuesday nights as well as July 25. Gates open 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Each round features kids giveaways and a chance to win a family vacation presented by myrtlebeachhotels.com. Tickets: $7 for adults and $3 for kids 6-12; kids 5 and younger free. 800-455-FANS (3267). Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

July 12

Summer Shootout Series:

5 p.m. Adult tickets are $7 and children age 6-12 are $3. Adult season passes are $50. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Belly Dance classes:

Belly Dance classes in Concord. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St.(Upstairs at the red door between TiSun and the Bistro). Belly Dance 101: 10 a.m. Saturdays. Tribal Level I: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Tribal Level II: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Visit damhsagasra.weebly.com. 10 a.m. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord. www.meetup.com/The-Lotus-Living-Arts-Studio-of-Concord.

American Legion Post & Auxiliary No. 523:

American Legion Post & Auxiliary No. 523 of Harrisburg meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. Separate meetings are held at The Carillon Assisted Living Center, 6200 Roberta Road, Harrisburg. Visitors welcome.

July 13

2011 Drag and Brag Series: Week 5:

12 p.m. $5. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Free Make & Take Classes Every Wednesday:

Every Wednesday through Aug. 25, kids ages 4 and older can visit any of A.C. Moore's 135 stores, no reservations necessary, from 3-5 p.m. to make a craft to take home. Free while supplies last. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.

July 18

Summer Shootout Series:

The series runs Tuesday nights as well as July 25. Gates open 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Tickets: $7 for adults and $3 for kids 6-12; kids 5 and younger free. 800-455-FANS (3267). Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

July 19

Summer Shootout Series:

NASCAR's future stars show their skills in a full program of Legend Car and Bandolero racing along with special attractions such as fireworks, school bus racing and mascot mania. 5 p.m. Adult tickets $7; children age 6-12, $3. Season pass for adults $50. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S., Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

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