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Jan. 7

Vets Morning Out:

Veterans can enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and the chance to socialize. 9-11 a.m. All That Have Served Coffee Shop. 17 Union St. N., Concord. 704-793-1449. www.allthathaveserved.com.

Jan. 8

Zumba:

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party. This class is for women only. $5. 7:30 p.m., West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590.

Jan. 10

Tree People:

Learn how a tree lives and name your tree. You will add a face to “bring the tree to life” when people are not around. Dress for the weather to be outside. 11 a.m. included in admission. Camp T.N. Spencer Park, 3155 Foxford Drive, Concord. 704-795-4492.

Soccer Clinic Series:

Cannon School’s soccer coach Barlow offers his third annual Soccer Clinic Series for boys and girls ages 7 to 12. Players of all levels are welcome to participate. noon-1:30 p.m. $90. Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-786-8171. www.cannonschool.org.

Carolina Shag Dance Party:

$5-$7. 7-11 p.m., Cabarrus Creamery, 21 Union St., Concord. 704-784-1923.

Concord Friends of the Library with Georgann Eubanks:

The guest speaker at the Concord Friends of the Library’s annual meeting and volunteer recognition ceremony will be writer, educator and communications consultant Georgann Eubanks, creator of the N.C. Arts Council’s “Literary Trails” guidebooks. 11 a.m.-noon, Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Jan. 12

What Happened? Historical Book Discussion, Yvonne Sherrat’s “Hitler’s Philosophers”:

This month’s featured book, “Hitler’s Philosophers,” examines the support given to the Nazis by some of the leading thinkers of the era. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Zumba:

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party. This class is for women only. $5. 7:30 p.m., West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590.

Jan. 13

Community Bible Study:

“Contend for the Faith.” Learn more about the day of judgment in this five-week study in the book of Jude using Kay Arthur’s “Precept upon Precept” inductive study workbook. For questions, call Debbie Kiefer, Precept Leader. $11.25. 7-8:30 p.m., Hope City Church, 4075 N.C. 49, Harrisburg. 980-258-8049; www.hopecityonline.net.

Free MBSR information session:

The first step in registering for the eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course is to attend this free one-hour information session. Learn more about mindfulness, how it can be helpful in our lives and more. Ask questions and register if you choose. Plan to attend the info session that corresponds with the class you are interested in taking. For example, if you are interested in a Tuesday evening class, plan to attend the Tuesday evening info session for that class series. 7 p.m., Carolinas Medical Center–NorthEast, 920 Church St. N., Concord. 704-403-3000. www.carolinashealthcare.org/cmc-northeast.

Jan. 14

Vets Morning Out:

Veterans can enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and the chance to socialize. 9-11 a.m. All That Have Served Coffee Shop, 17 Union St. N., Concord. 704-793-1449. www.allthathaveserved.com.

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