Free window fans are still available to eligible seniors 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at the North Mecklenburg Senior Center, 18731 W. Catawba Ave. To be eligible, show proof of age and Mecklenburg County residency. Details: 704-892-4041.
An informal University of Maryland alumni and fan club is organizing in the Lake Norman area. Members will watch games and participate in other social activities in support of the Terps. Details: Bob Davy, 704-677-4954.
The Lake Norman Duplicate Bridge Club will offer three bridge classes staring the first weekend after Labor Day (Sept. 1). Classes will be 9:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30 -3:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays.
Details and location: 704-947-1876 or edyerAB TA@aol.com.
The town of Davidson is seeking nominees for the G. Jackson Burney Service Award.
Nominees do not need to be Davidson residents, but must have made a contribution to improve the quality of life in Davidson. Nominations are due on Aug. 31 and may be submitted online or in person. The award will be presented in November.
To apply or for details: www.ci.davidson.ns.us.
Lake Norman Art League recently announced it has permanent gallery space in the Executive Suites building shared with the Masterworks School of Art, 442 S. Main St. in the Davidson Arts District.
The space is open to the public 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays.
Weekend hours and opening receptions will be announced as exhibits and programs are scheduled.
The league conducts several judged exhibits annually, and will add displays of members' artwork throughout the year.
Details: email@example.com or www.lknart.org.
The town of Huntersville recently changed its bulk item collection schedule to once a week. Pick up will be performed on Mondays instead of Tuesdays and Thursdays. The process will stay the same.
To schedule inspection or details: Public Works Department, 704-875-7007. To schedule a pick up, visit town hall, 101 Huntersville-Concord Road, and bring payment in the form of cash or check.
The town of Huntersville is seeking qualifications statements from firms offering Construction Manager at Risk services for the proposed Town Center Project. The deadline is 4 p.m. Aug. 20.
Details: Zac Gordon firstname.lastname@example.org, 704-766-2213.
The Huntersville Police Department has teamed up with Citizen Observer, a Web-based alert notification system, which will allow police to send important information about crimes or other incidents directly to businesses, citizens, and crime watch groups. Alerts can be received via e-mail or text message, and it is free to register to receive alerts. The police department will send these alerts via e-mail. The program also allows citizens to provide crime tips to the police department via e-mail or text messaging.
Details: Lt. Barry Graham, 704-875-6542.
The Children's Homes of Iredell County Inc. recently held an open house for the Eisele Home, its newest children's home.
The Eisele home has 3,000 square feet of handicapped-accessible living space upstairs with an additional 3,000 square feet of recreational area in the lower level. It consists of six bedrooms, four baths, a living room, kitchen and computer/study area.
The lower level recreational area will serve residents from all three of the Children's Homes of Iredell County.
It was funded primarily from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency.
The Eisele Home is named for David Eisele, a lifetime advocate for children.
The Children's Homes of Iredell County is a non-profit that provides a safe, stable living and learning environment. Details: 704-871-2289.