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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.

Jan. 15

Enroll in health insurance under Affordable Care Act:

Need help in enrolling in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act? Certified application counselors from Cabarrus Rowan Community Health Centers will be in the auditorium of the Concord main library to provide assistance 4:30-6:30 p.m. Concord library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. http://bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Tails with Tank Story Time:

Kids can practice their reading skills with special guests Tank the Therapy Dog and Amber Lube. 4-6 p.m., Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. http://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. 17

Goldmine Toastmasters meeting:

Club gives its members a chance to enhance their speaking, communication and leadership skills to grow personally and professionally. 8:30-10 a.m. Connect Christian Church. 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.connectchristianchurch.org.

Fusion Spaghetti Dinner:

Spaghetti dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread and drink. Carryout available. Basket raffle, bake sale and popcorn for sale. $8. 5 p.m.,s Covenant Presbyterian Church. 731 Union St. S., Concord. 704-786-1615. www.pcusa.org.

Jan. 19

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. 20

‘Interactive Lines’:

This art exhibition showcases various forms and styles of drawing, with an interactive element. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries. 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Grades 5-12 Admission Open House:

Information session for grades 5-12. Take a tour, see what a typical day looks like in the middle and upper schools, and have administrators answer your questions. 11 a.m. Cannon School. 5801 Poplar Tent Road., Concord. 704-786-8171. www.cannonschool.org. Co

League of Extraordinary LEGO:

League of Extraordinary Legos will take place in the auditorium of the Concord main library. We’ll bring the Legos; you bring your imagination. Ages 4-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Concord main library. 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. http://bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Prove Your Genealogy: Citing Sources:

Prove Your Genealogy will be an instructional class based on citing sources in your genealogical work. Space is limited and registration is required to attend. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Concord main library. 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. http://bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Jan. 21

Vets Morning Out:

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

Jan. 22

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. 23

Annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

This event features area contractors and remodelers. Garden, landscape and water features displayed. Home Improvement Alley showcases trends in kitchens and baths, windows and doors, cabinets and countertops, outdoor furniture and storage. Services and items featured include builders, contractors, painters, gutters, furniture, decks, pools, greenhouses, spas, entertainment systems, kitchenware, mowers and tractors and more. Free do-it-yourself seminars all weekend, including garden and home remodeling experts. Learn to create a “man cave” in free seminars by Jason Cameron, Host of DIY Network’s “Sledgehammer, Man Caves and Desperate Landscapes.” $5.50-$7.50; free for active military and children younger than 16. 2-7 p.m., Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Jan. 24

Annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

This event features area contractors and remodelers. Garden, landscape and water features displayed. Home Improvement Alley showcases trends in kitchens and baths, windows and doors, cabinets and countertops, outdoor furniture and storage. Services and items featured include builders, contractors, painters, gutters, furniture, decks, pools, greenhouses, spas, entertainment systems, kitchenware, mowers and tractors and more. Free do-it-yourself seminars all weekend, including garden and home remodeling experts. Learn to create a “man cave” in free seminars by Jason Cameron, Host of DIY Network’s “Sledgehammer, Man Caves and Desperate Landscapes.” $5.50-$7.50; free for active military and children younger than 16. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Goldmine Toastmasters Meeting:

Club gives its members a chance to enhance their speaking, communication and leadership skills to grow personally and professionally. 8:30-10 a.m. Connect Christian Church. 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.connectchristianchurch.org.

Snowball Fight:

There’s no need to wait on the weather to have a little wintertime fun. Today, kids will make their own snow via a fun science experiment that’s repeatable at home. 11-11:45 a.m. $2. Frank Liske Park. 4001 Stough Road, Concord. 704-920-2701. www.cabarruscounty.us.

The Steel Wheels:

Americana band rooted in musical styles that explore the territories between blues and bluegrass, old-time sing-alongs and foot-stompin’ fiddle tunes. Subtle innovators respect the past but create their own music, layering in textures and modern energy to forge a new sound.They’ve been honored with Independent Music Awards for Best Country Song and Americana Album of the Year. $34. 8 p.m., Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. cabarrusartscouncil.org.

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.

Goldmine Toastmasters Open House:

Goldmine Toastmasters will host an open house. Special guest speaker will be author and speaker Jeff Ireland, vice president of Advantage Sales and Marketing in Charlotte and has been involved with Toastmasters for 20 years. Members and guest will enjoy mini-speeches from Goldmine members who will share how they have benefited from Toastmasters. 8:30-10 a.m. Connect Christian Church. 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.connectchristianchurch.org.

Jan. 25

Charlotte Bridal Show & Winter Expo:

Guests can learn about trends in bridal fashion, photography, florists, catering, DJs and everything else a couple might need to make their special day uniquely their own. $5. 1-4:30 p.m. Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord, 5400 John Q. Hammons Drive N.W., Concord. 704-455-8200. www.embassysuitesconcord.com.

Annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show:

This event features area contractors and remodelers. Garden, landscape and water features displayed. Home Improvement Alley showcases trends in kitchens and baths, windows and doors, cabinets and countertops, outdoor furniture and storage. Services and items featured include builders, contractors, painters, gutters, furniture, decks, pools, greenhouses, spas, entertainment systems, kitchenware, mowers and tractors and more. Free do-it-yourself seminars all weekend, including garden and home remodeling experts. Learn to create a “man cave” in free seminars by Jason Cameron, Host of DIY Network’s “Sledgehammer, Man Caves and Desperate Landscapes.” $5.50-$7.50; free for active military and children younger than 16. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 N.C. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Jan. 26

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. 27

Interactive Lines:

This exhibition showcases various forms and styles of drawing, with an interactive element. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

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.

Jan. 28

Vets Morning Out:

Veterans can enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and the chance to socialize with fellow Vets. 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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