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Feb. 8

Meet ‘The Octonauts‘ at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium:

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

Feb. 9

Trivia:

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

Mount Pleasant High School Exhibit:

The art on display is incredible, there is so much talent and a must to see. The student art will be up until the end of February. Please don’t miss to see the wonderful paintings, drawings and pottery. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

What Happened Book Discussion: ‘Freedom is Not Enough’:

We will be discussing “Freedom is Not Enough” by James T. Patterson, about the Moynihan Report on the black family from the 1960s and its continuing relevance and controversy. Registration is requested; please call 704-920-2054 to register for minformation. 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Concord Library. 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/government/departments/library/concord-library/Pages/default.aspx.

Zumba:

Zumba is an exhilarating effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. (This class is ladies only.) 7:30 p.m. $5. West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590.

Feb. 10

Interactive Lines:

This exhibit showcases various forms and styles of drawing, with an interactive element. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. 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. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $11.25. Hope City Church, 4075 N. Carolina 49, Harrisburg. 980-258-8049. www.hopecityonline.net.

Vet Together:

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

Creators of Cool: LOVE-ly Bookmarks:

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with stories about things we love and then make a folded bookmark in the shape of the critter you love best. This program is for ages 7-12. 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Concord Library. 27 Union St. N., Concord. 704-920-2050. www.cabarruscounty.us/government/departments–/library/concord-library/Pages/default.aspx.

Feb. 11

Cocktails of Seduction and Aphrodisiacs:

5 Cocktails of Seduction and Aphrodisiac Appetizers. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. $20. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.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.

Vets Morning Out:

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

Feb. 12

Zumba:

Zumba is an exhilarating effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. (This class is ladies only.) 7:30 p.m. $5. West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord. 704-455-2590.

Jim Avett:

In addition to being the father of Avett Brothers members Scott and Seth, Jim Avett is a singer/songwriter in his own right. 7:30 p.m. Davis Theatre. 65 Union St. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. cabarrusartscouncil.org.

Feb. 14

Sexy Singles Party:

Single & Sexy As I want To Be Dance Party with DJ. 9 p.m. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Goldmine Toastmasters Meeting:

At every meeting, in a pleasant and nonclassroom atmosphere, the Goldmine Club gives its members an opportunity to enhance their speaking, communication and leadership skills to grow personally and professionally. 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.connectchristianchurch.org.

Feb. 16

Trivia:

7 p.m.-9 p.m. 2/16. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Mount Pleasant High School Exhibit:

The art on display is incredible, there is so much talent and a must to see. The student art will be up until the end of February. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union St. South, Concord. 704-920-2787. www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org.

Zumba:

Zumba is an exhilarating effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. (This class is ladies only.) 7:30 p.m. $5. West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord. 704-455-2590.

Feb. 17

Vet Together:

Free coffee and conversation to veterans. 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Carm’s Cafe, 42 Union St. S., Concord. 704-960-4394. carmscafe.com.

Interactive Lines:

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

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary & Shoe Show Inc. Souper Bowl 2015:

Souper Bowl & Bake Sale 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $10. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord. 704-782-1109. www.foresthillumc.org.

Feb. 18

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 with fellow Vets. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. All That Have Served Coffee Shop, 17 N. Union St., Concord. 704-793-1449. www.allthathaveserved.com.

Feb. 19

Zumba:

Zumba is an exhilarating effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. (This class is ladies only.) 7:30 p.m. $5. West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord. 704-455-2590.

Time Sawyer:

Time Sawyer blends a grassroots feel with heart-felt lyrics to put on a high energy entertaining show. 8 p.m.-11 p.m. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Feb. 21

Carolina Alpaca Celebration:

Come to the Celebration to learn about this adorable animal and their luxurious fleece. Childrens activites, fiber arts demonstrations and educational seminars will be gong on throughout the day. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, 4751 U.S. 49 N., Concord. 704-920-3976. www.cabarrusarena.com.

Goldmine Toastmasters Meeting:

At every meeting, in a pleasant and non-classroom atmosphere, the Goldmine Club gives its members an opportunity to enhance their speaking, communication and leadership skills to grow personally and professionally. 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. 704-788-6315. www.connectchristianchurch.org.

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