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Admission open house: Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, has scheduled an admission open house at 1 p.m. Saturday in the school's Taylor Hall. The private school is for students in grades junior kindergarten through 12. Register to attend the open house at

Youth theater auditions: The Old Courthouse Youth Theatre, 49 Spring St. N.W., will have auditions Jan. 9-10 for its March production of "Broadway Babies." Registration is 7-8 p.m. both nights. Actors ages 10 to 18 are invited to audition. Those auditioning should prepare to sing a verse and the chorus of a Broadway song. No recorded music; an accompanist will be provided.

Details: 704-788-2405 or

Youth audition workshop: To help young actors prepare for their auditions, the Old Courthouse Theatre will have a free audition workshop 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday. For those planning to audition for Old Courthouse Youth Theatre's "Broadway Babies" musical revue or those who just want to improve their audition technique. For ages 8-18. Class limited to 25. To register, email student's name and age and parent's name to

Book discussion: The Great Books Discussion Group will talk about Karl Marx's "Alienated Labour" at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the meeting room at the Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. Registration is requested; call 704-920-2054.

Art show: "In and Out," on display Saturday through March 8 at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. S., is a multimedia show based on opposites, including interiors and exteriors, inner thoughts and outward expressions, and choices of methods and media. Details: or 704-920-2787.


Literacy tutor training: The Cabarrus Literacy Council will conduct literacy tutor training 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Meeting Room at the Kannapolis Library, 850 Mountain St. Participants will be instructed on the adult learner, the Laubach Way of Reading and on tutor resources and procedures. To register or for other details, email the Cabarrus Literacy Council at or call 704-920-2223 (704-920-ABCD).

CPR classes: The Kannapolis Fire Department is offering a free Family & Friends CPR class on the third Saturday of each month at Fire Station No. 1, 300 Firehouse Drive. To register call Patsy Harrison at 704-920-4265. The class is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card for their job.