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.

March 14

The Metropolitan Opera: Ernani - Encore:

Tragic lovers Elvira and Ernani battle fate to be together. 6:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Smith Lecture:

Columbia University Professor of Chemistry Ronald Breslow will present a talk titled "Discovery of a New Class of FDA- Approved Anticancer Drugs." Free. 8 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery of Chambers Building, Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2627; email semckeever@davidson.edu.

Internet Genealogical Research Class :

5:30pm in the Local History Room of the Concord Library. Participants will learn how to use the Internet to assist in their genealogy research. Patrons are welcome to bring their personal laptops. Space is limited and registration is required to attend: 704-920-2061 Free. Cabarrus County Public Library - Concord, 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/library

March 15

Life Satisfaction in Midlife:

This workshop is offered at no charge to women who are in or approaching midlife and who feel there is something missing in life. Call 704-819-2808 to register as space is limited. Location is not handicap accessible. We will not address financial issues. 6:30 p.m. Silver Birches Counseling and Consulting, 250 Branchview Drive, NE, Concord.

Photos with Easter Bunny:

Celebrate Easter with professionally produced photos of the entire family with the Easter Bunny at Concord Mills from March 15 - April 7. Visit www.concordmills.com for a complete list of times. Concord Mills, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-3000.

March 16

Strictly Dixie:

The music the nine-member band plays is Dixieland Jazz, most from the roaring '20s. A free will offering will be taken.. 7 p.m. March 16. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

'Stones in his Pockets':

Multiple award-winning comedy by Marie Jones tells the story of two down on their luck Irish lads and their quiet rural community as they come to terms with the visit of a big Hollywood movie shoot. 8 p.m. March 16, 17, 23 and 24; 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 22 ; 2:30 p.m. March 18. $20 adults / $15 students/seniors. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com.

Women's Leadership Conference:

Fourth annual Women's Leadership Conference will explore the theme "Our Voices in Action" through speakers, break-out sessions and intergenerational dialogue. $30 for community members and $15 for students. For reservations and information, email wlc@davidson.edu. 6 p.m. Lilly Family Gallery, Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

Mathematics Demonstration:

Arthur Benjamin, professor at Harvey Mudd College, will speak on " Secrets of Mental Math," and the demonstration will teach feats of the mind such as adding and multiplying numbers faster than a calculator, memorizing 100 digits of pi, and figuring out the day of the week of any date in history. 7 p.m. For information, email tichartier@davison.edu; 704-894-2838. 7 p.m. Free. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

Latin American Studies Conference:

The TePaske Seminar in Colonial Latin America History will feature eight presentations by historians from throughout the South. To register, or get information, call 704-894-2878 or email jamangan@davidson.edu. 7 p.m. March 16; 7 p.m. March 17. Free. Alvarez College Union Sprinkle Room, Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. www.davidson.edu.

March 17

Founder's Feast Fish Fry:

11a.m.-2 p.m. or 5-7 p.m. Kiser's at 460 Concord Parkway, N. in Concord. Take out available. Proceeds benefit Community Free Clinic. $10 per ticket. 704-782-0650 ext. 226.

Sagapool concert:

Canadian band of six musicians. 8 p.m. $39. Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org

March 18

"In The Jungle":

Old Courthouse Theatre presents its Living Room Reading Series. 4 p.m. March 18. Free admission. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. 704-788-2405. www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.

March 18

'Stones in his Pockets':

Multiple award-winning comedy. 8 p.m. March 23 and 24; 7:30 p.m. March 22 ; 2:30 p.m. March 18. $20 adults / $15 students/seniors. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com.

Concert Series:

Performance by the Kontras Quartet; chamber music sound. 3 p.m. $5-$12. 704-894-2135. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

Human Rights Lecture:

8 p.m. 704-894-2423. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson.

March 20

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake in 3D:

7:30 p.m. AMC Concord Mills 24, 8241 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 704-979-0200. www.amctheatres.com.

Organ Performance:

Four organists from the Davidson and Charlotte area will present "Bach's Birthday Bash," a program of music by J.S. Bach, his sons and his students. Free will offering. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 208 Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org.

March 24

ReStore Community Market:

9 a.m. Arts and Crafts Bazaar, eyars sale, flea market. Habitat Cabarrus ReStore, 2902 S. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis.

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