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Roberta United Methodist, Concord
Hot Dog Lunch: Hot dogs, corn dogs and homemade desserts, $1.25 each. Takeout available. Delivery for orders of 10 or more. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. July 16. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.
Crossroads Church, Concord
Worship Arts Camp: Drama, voice, instruments, art, media and dance. Preschool through sixth grade. Free. 5-8 p.m. July 25-29 at the Kannapolis campus.
Mission Marketplace: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sundays.
Kids' Worship Camp: Song, art and dance. Rising first- through sixth-graders. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1-5. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. www.xroadschurch.us.
Boger's Chapel United Methodist, Concord
Community blood drive: Noon to 3 p.m. July 17. Great need for O-Positive and O-Negative Blood. For each pint given, your name will be put in a hat, and a drawing will be held for $50 worth of gas. Details: Reneé Santis, 980-521-1818. 1775 Flowes Store Road East, Concord.
Vacation Bible School: "Shake it Up Café - Where Kids Carry Out God's Recipes," is 6-8 p.m., July 25-29. On the last night, a Friday, there will be a cookout for families and ending ceremony. Details: 704-786-3575.
Mt. Olivet United Methodist, Concord
Hot Dog Sale: Eat in or take out. Delivery for orders of $10 or more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 301 Mt. Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846.
The Village Church, Concord
Cinema on the Lawn: "Despicable Me." Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free refreshments. 8 p.m. July 20. 9280 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-701-0995; www.thevillagechurch.us.
Rocky River Church, Concord
Exercise Classes: Zumba. Open to all fitness levels. $5 per class. 6:30 p.m. Mondays. 5323 Roberta Road, Concord. www.rockyriverchurch.com.
Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Vacation Bible school: "Backstage with the Bible." Age 3 through rising fifth grade. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1-5. www.mtzionumc.net.
Classes: "Lovenotes: Music for the Unborn" with Dr. Marcy Mittelstadt. Structured program teaches expectant parents to use the language of music to communicate love and reassurance to their unborn child. Limited enrollment. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. Register at email@example.com.
Point Of Grace Lutheran, Cornelius
Vacation Bible school: "Big Jungle Adventure: A Faith Journey With Jesus." 9 a.m.-noon July 18-22. 20700 N. Main St., Suite 104, Cornelius. www.pointofgracelutheran.org.
Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville
Vacation Bible school: "Big Apple Adventure." Ages 3 to adult. July 17-21. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. Register at www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
Vacation Bible adventure: "PandaMania" for completed kindergarten through fourth grade. 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. July 18-21. $5 registration includes music CD. 201 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.hpcpatch.org.
Lake Norman Jewish Congregation
Kabbalat Shabbat services: 7 p.m. July 22 at Fair View United Methodist, 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. Children's services at 6:40 p.m. www.lakenormanjc.org.