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Crossroads Church, Concord
Blood drive: For each donation, Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will donate six pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank. Walk-ins welcome. 3-7 p.m. Jan. 23. Register at 704-467-1179 or email@example.com.
Community life night: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Classes begin Jan. 18. 220 George W. Liles Parkway, Concord. Course catalog and registration available at www.xroadschurch.us(CQ).
Forest Hill United Methodist, Concord
Free clothing distribution: All sizes. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays in the Ministry Center, 251 N. Union St., Concord. 704-782-1109; www.foresthillumc.org.
Mount 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 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846.
The Choral Academy, Concord
Auditions: The Choral Academy is scheduling auditions/vocal placement interviews for children and youth ages 7-20 to participate in three age-based choirs. No preparation is necessary. All youth in Cabarrus and the surrounding counties are welcome. Rehearsals begin on Jan. 10 and new singers will be accepted through the end of the month. The academy meets at Calvary Lutheran, 950 Bradley St., Concord. For more information, contact Gary Shive at704-786-7447. www.choralacademy.org.
St. Martin Lutheran, Concord
Zumba classes: Certified instructor. Free. 7 p.m. each first and third Thursday. 5469 N.C. 200 S., Concord. 704-782-4040.
Concord First Assembly
Worship series: Join us as we begin a new theme for 2012, "Known by Love." 9 and 11 a.m. Sundays. 150 Warren C. Coleman Blvd., Concord. www.cfachurch.com.
Roberta United Methodist, Concord
Hot dog lunch: Hot dogs and homemade desserts, $1.25 each. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 21. 3925 Cochran Road, Concord. 704-786-9215.