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Jan. 28

Art exhibition: “Interactive Lines”:

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

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.

Karaoke:

Karaoke every Monday. Presented by RK Entertainment. 9 p.m. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Tequila cocktails and salsas:

Five tequila-based cocktail samples and five freshly made salsas/guacamoles. $20. 7-9 p.m., CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Meet ‘The Octonauts’:

Captain Barnacles and Kwazii of “The Octonauts,” a popular animated children’s television show on Disney Jr., will visit Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium Jan. 26-Feb. 22. Visitors can take photos with the characters at scheduled meet-and-greet events and participate in special Octonauts-themed activities at the aquarium. $14. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sea Life Charlotte-Concord, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 866-229-1573. www.visitsealife.com/charlotte-concord.

Jan. 29

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.

“Between the Lines” book discussion:

Book discussion for ages 10-12. Join us as we discuss Gary Paulsen’s “Hatchet” and do a survival activity. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Concord main library, 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. http://bit.ly/1C7NFLS.

Jan. 30

Art Walk:

Visitors can enjoy art exhibits, entertainment and other free events at venues throughout downtown Concord. 6-9 p.m. Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Jan. 31

Princeton Review SAT Prep:

This well-known SAT workshop helps students prepare for the upcoming SATs. The class is open to private-, public- and home-schooled students. The Winter Course runs Jan. 31-March 7. $450. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-786-8171. www.cannonschool.org.

Soccer Clinic Series:

Cannon School soccer coach offers his third annual soccer clinic series for boys and girls ages 7-12. Players of all levels are welcome. $90. Noon-1:30 p.m., Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-786-8171. www.cannonschool.org.

Goldmine Toastmasters Meeting:

Goldmine Toastmasters Club meets 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays. It gives members a chance to enhance speaking communication and leadership skills to grow personally and professionally in a pleasant and nonclassroom atmosphere. Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.goldminetoastmasters.com.

Feb. 1

Meet ‘The Octonauts’:

Captain Barnacles and Kwazii of “The Octonauts,” a popular animated children’s television show on Disney Jr., will visit Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium Jan. 26-Feb. 22. Visitors can take photos with the characters at scheduled meet-and-greet events and participate in special Octonauts-themed activities at the aquarium. $14. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sea Life Charlotte-Concord, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord. 866-229-1573. www.visitsealife.com/charlotte-concord.

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.

Trivia:

Trivia every Monday, 7-9 p.m., CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Feb. 3

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.

Art exhibition: “Interactive Lines”:

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

Vet Together:

Carm’s Café hosts a “Vet Together” every Tuesday morning, providing free coffee and conversation to veterans. 8:30-11 a.m. Carm’s Café, 42 Union St. S., Concord. 704-960-4394. carmscafe.com.

Feb. 4

Karaoke:

Karaoke every Monday. Presented by RK Entertainment. 9 p.m. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

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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