Cabarrus

Cabarrus community calendar

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July 13

Free Diabetes Screening:

Free Diabetes Screenings 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. July 13 at Kmart, 545 Concord Parkway North, Concord. For details call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301 (No appointment necessary). Free. 800-713-3301. Kmart, 545 Concord Pkwy. North, Concord.

Free Summer Camp Activities at Concord Mills:

Fun and exciting free family-friendly events 10-11 a.m. and includes fun indoor activities like crafts, miniature golf, movies and live music 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":

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Group tours by appointment. 704-782-3688. Free. www.historiccabarrus.org. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord.

2011 Drag and Brag Series:

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

Free Make & Take Classes Every Wednesday:

Kids ages four and up can visit any one of A.C. Moore's (www.acmoore.com) 135 stores, no reservations necessary, from 3 - 5 p.m. and make their own age-appropriate craft to take home. Free. 704-979-3200. www.acmoore.com. A.C. Moore, 8161 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.

July 14

"35 Years of the Old Courthouse Theatre":

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Group tours by appointment. 704-782-3688. Free. www.historiccabarrus.org. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord.

Harry Potter Double Feature:

9 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200.www.amctheatres.com.

July 15

Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, Concord:

Enjoy desserts, drinks, take out or eat-in. Deliver for order larger than $10 available. Heavenly Hot Dog Sales, 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846. www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.

July 16

Belly Dance classes:

Lotus Living Arts Studio (Upstairs at the red door between TiSun and the Bistro).

Belly Dance 101- Saturdays at 10 a.m. Tribal Level I- Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Tribal Level II- Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Go to damhsagasra.weebly.com for more info and rates. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord.

July 18

Summer Shootout Series:

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for kids 6-12, and kids 5 and under are admitted free. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. South, 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 are $7 and children ages 6-12 are just $3. Season pass for adults is $50. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. South, Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Belly Dance classes:

Lotus Living Arts Studio (Upstairs at the red door between TiSun and the Bistro).

Belly Dance 101- Saturdays at 10 a.m. Tribal Level I- Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Tribal Level II- Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Go to damhsagasra.weebly.com for more info and rates. Lotus Living Arts Studio, 52 Union St. S., Concord.

Tuesday Wine Tastings at The Wine Room:

Every Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. $10. The Wine Room At Afton Village, 5401 Village Drive N.W., Concord. 704-782-9463. www.wine-room.net.

Teen Summer Reading Program

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Concord Library will show a teen movie 2 p.m. in the auditorium. The movie is rated PG. Admission is free and popcorn will be provided. Details: 704-920-2054. Concord Library, 27 Union St., N.

Adult Summer Reading Program

As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, the Concord Library will present "A Visit to Your Hometown: A Look at Concord," presented by Michael Eury, executive director of the Historic Cabarrus Association at 5:30 p.m. He will show pictures and tell stories about some of the important and interesting people and places that make Concord unique. Copies of "Images of America: Concord" will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to the Concord Friends of the Library. This program is cosponsored by the Concord Friends of the Library and is free and open to the public. Details: 704-920-2054.

July 20

2011 Drag and Brag Series: Week 6:

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

Cinema on the Lawn:

Featuring "Despicable Me." Bring a blanket, lawn chair, or use one of ours and enjoy a family friendly and fun evening. Free popcorn, cotton candy, admission and lemonade for all in attendance. Details: The Village Church at www.thevillagechurch.us or call 704-701-0995. 8 p.m. Free. The Village Church, 9280 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-621-6984.

July 21

Teen Summer Reading Program

As part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, the Concord Library, 27 Union St., N, will host a make and take sock puppet craft event at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. Participants will be able to make their choice of a goth or a punk sock puppet. Materials provided. Spaces are limited, call 704-920-2054 to register.

July 22

Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal:

Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 23 at the Concord Museum. Discover the values of your keepsakes (no jewelry, please). $5 per item appraised. You must be able to carry your own items (no staff assistance). Appraisals by longtime antique dealer Michael Hansen. Joint benefit for the Concord Museum and Old Courthouse Theatre. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.org.

Stars in the Park, summer movies series:

Join us for "The Goonies" movie at Dorton Park on the fourth Friday of June, July and August. The outdoor movies have been edited for family viewing. Games, activities and inflatable amusements will begin at 7:30 p.m. Movies begin at dusk. Concessions will be available or bring your own food. Don't forget a chair or blanket. Free. James L. Dorton Park, 5790 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-920-5600. www.concordparksandrec.org.

July 23

Antique and Collectibles Appraisal:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. At the Concord Museum, 11 Union St. S., Suite 104, downtown Concord. $5 per item appraised. 704-782-3688. www.historiccabarrus.org. Concord Museum, 11 Union St. South Suite 104, Concord.

July 24

Concord Mills Hosts We the Kings:

Pop rock quartet, We the Kings, will headline the Concord Mills leg of Simon dTOUR Live!Guests will enjoy an afternoon of live music and have the chance to meet members of We the Kings in person and get their autographs after the show. The band was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, and has a new album slated for release this summer. 12 p.m. Free. 704-979-3000. www.concordmills.com. Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3000.www.simon.com.

July 25

Summer Shootout Series:

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for kids 6 12, and free for kids under 5. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. South, Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

July 26

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 are $7 and children ages 6-12 are just $3. Season pass for adults is $50. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. South, Concord. 704-455-3267. www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

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