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Health & Financial Wellness Fair:
Offering services like a free credit report and credit score, free money management, budgeting and free identity theft prevention tactics. Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St., Davidson. 1-6 p.m. May 25.
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Community School of Davidson Holocaust Museum:
The Community School of Davidson is creating a Holocaust Museum to commemorate the event and all the people who died. The event will feature live actors doing scenes from Anne Frank, dancers, poets and more. Free. ArtSpace at the Community School of Davidson, 404 Armour St., Davidson. 12-3 p.m. May 26.
Community Blood Drive:
Free ticket voucher for donors. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location. Regal Cinemas Birkdale Stadium 16, 16950 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville. 704-895-7997. 2:30 p.m. May 28.
Field of Flags Project:
The Mooresville/Lake Norman Exchange Club will sponsor Field of Flags, a walk-through display of American flags to honor veterans for Memorial Day. The display will be illuminated for 24-hour visitation during Memorial Day weekend. Proceeds benefit the Exchange Club’s work in child abuse prevention and community service projects. $35. Lowe’s YMCA, 170 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville. 704-716-4000. 11 a.m. May 30.
Memorial Day program:
Bring your family to this annual event hosted by American Legion Post 86. Free. Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza, 21445 Catawba Ave, Cornelius. 704-892-6031. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. May 30.
Charlotte’s improvisational theater troupe presents the “We Missed You Cornelius” comedy show in both child-friendly and adult versions. The show features improvisational comedy games, musical games/activities, game show elements and heavy-duty audience participation. $10-$15. www.planetimprov.com. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. warehousepac.com. Family friendly, 6 p.m. May 28. Adults only, 8-10 p.m. May 28.
WAM Walking Club:
Meet at the South Iredell Senior Center. Wear good walking shoes and bring water and a snack. A walking stick is suggested but not required. There is a restroom available on each walking route. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 10 a.m. May 25.
Appreciation of Our Police and Firefighters:
The South Iredell Senior Center would like to show their appreciation of first-responders by making gift snack baskets for them. You are invited to donate items in thanks to our local police and firefighters. Snack donations for the baskets need to be individually packaged, items such as granola, protein bars, chips, nuts, pretzels, trail mix, candy bars, lsnacks cakes/cookies, etc. Donated items need to be dropped off at the Senior Center by May 25. Please be sure to check that the expiration date is good. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 8 a.m. May 25.
Senior Adult Prom:
Bring a friend or come find one at the Senior Center. Enjoy food, fun, fellowship and friends as you dance and enjoy prom night. Everyone is invited to the festivities whether you dance or not. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 5:30-8 p.m. May 27.
National Health Care Discussions:
A nationally recognized day was set for Healthcare Decisions Day to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 12 p.m. May 31.
Zumba for Seniors:
$30 for six-week session. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 5/31
Stop Energy Thieves:
Do you have high electrical bills in the summer months? Are you aware of how much the cracks and unfitted doors and windows in your home are costing you? Ann Simmons, with the NC Cooperative Extension, will show you how to “Stop Energy Thieves” from robbing your home. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. May 26.
Learn How to Self-Publish Your Own Book:
Join Rodney Nall to learn how to publish your own book at little to no cost. Whether you wish to preserve family history and memories, write a book of poems, preserve your picture memories, or just publish for fun, this will show you how. You can publish anything from manuscript, short stories, recipes, photos and more. The class is free but registration is required. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com. 1:30-2:30 p.m. May 31.
At the library
Preschool Story Time:
Preschoolers engage with books and activities that encourage language and prereading skills. Hear stories, sing songs and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader. Free. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Davidson, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. May 26.
Come and get help with elementary-level reading, math or homework from a Teen Tutor. First come, first served basis for up to 45-minute sessions. Free. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Davidson, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. 4-6 p.m. May 26.
Paws to Read:
Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog. Free. cmlibrary.org. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Davidson, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. 4-5 p.m. May 30.
Listen & Move:
Children and parents will participate in stories, songs, and activities that build both the gross and fine motor skills which children need to develop in order to read and write. Free. www.cmlibrary.org. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Davidson, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 5/31
Toddler Story Time:
Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds and new words through stories and activities. Free. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library – Davidson, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. May 26.