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First Baptist, Huntersville

Mega Sports Camp: Children ages 2 through completed 6th grade can enjoy sports activities, coaching clinics, games, crafts and snacks. 6:15-8:30 p.m. June 27-30. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Register at 704-875-6581 or

St. Mark Catholic, Huntersville

Workshop: The Working Hands Ministry Small Business Association will host "How to Start a Business." Tips on writing an effective business plan, financing, legal issues, marketing and insurance information. 6-8:30 p.m. June 30 at The Moore Creative Co., 9820 Northcross Road, Huntersville. Space limited. RSVP to Matt Burkinshaw at 704-399-8708 or

New Beginnings Moravian, Huntersville

Vacation Bible School: Children ages 4-11 are invited for music, crafts, Bible stories, and more with "High Seas Expedition." 6-8 p.m. June 27-30. 201 Seagle St., Huntersville. Register at 704-992-2003.

Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius

Music/Arts Camp: Devotion, hand bells, singing, drama, art, and recreation. Grades 1-5. 9 a.m.-noon July 12-16. Space limited. 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. Reserve a space at or 704-892-8566.

Vacation Bible School: High Seas Adventure 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 2-6. Bible stories of adventures on the high seas with Paul; crafts, games, video, music, worship and fun. Groups for Preschool children ages 3, 4 and 5 years, or for rising first- through fifth-graders. To register: Sherry Washam at or 704 892-8566.

Cornelius Concert Series: 6 p.m. July 11 in the sanctuary. The St. James Male Chorus.

Cornelius Presbyterian

Antique Car Show: The community is invited to our first antique car show. Prizes for Best of Show, Best Paint, Best Classic, many more. $15 early registration; $20 day of show. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26. Rain date, July 3. 21209 Catawba St., Cornelius. 704-892-5577.

Lake Norman Lutheran, Denver

Sports Camp: Practice skills in ultimate Frisbee, soccer, and softball; discover character-building concepts. Preschool through rising 6th grade. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 26. On-site registration opens at 8:30 a.m. or preregister at 704-483-2130 . 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Discussion: Dr. Anne Wills and Dr. Mary Thornberry will present "Religious Ideals and Political Realities." 6-7:30 p.m. June 27 in the fellowship hall. 102 N. Main St., Davidson.

Webb's Chapel United Methodist Church

All American July 4th Breakfast: The third annual breakfast will be 7-11 a.m. July 3. Country ham, bacon, liver mush, homemade biscuits, eggs, hash browns, grits, sausage gravy, fruit, pastries, coffee, juice. All you can eat $8 per plate; kids under 12, $5. Dine-In or take outs available. Proceeds go to the Webb's Chapel Family Life Center Building Fund. 4640 Webb's Chapel Church Road, Denver. 704-483-9434.

Huntersville United Methodist

Preschoolers' Camp: The church preschool will offer camps on "Cooking Up Fun," "Ooey Gooey Science," and "Outdoor Adventures." Camps are 9 a.m.-noon July 12-15 and Aug. 2-5. $75. Children should be toilet trained and ages 3-5. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156.

NorthCross Church

Vacation Bible School: 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 6-9 for children ages pre-school through 5th grade at Bailey Road Park. Family cook-out 6 p.m. July 9. at Bailey Road Park. To register, Church is located at 11020 Bailey Road, Cornelius. 704- 987-8000,

Journey Church, Huntersville

Terrific Tuesdays: Through Aug.10. Sponsoring Regal Cinema's Free Family Film Festival at Movies at Birkdale; hosting games and crafts for families in the lobby following the movies. Volunteers needed 10:30 a.m.-12:30 pm. Contact Journey Church, 15711 Brookway Drive, 704.892.9797,

Lake Day at YMCA: 1-3 p.m. July 25. Summer Beach BBQ at the Lake Norman YMCA. Tickets will be on sale June 20; $5 adults, $3 for kids. The lake will be open for swimming.

Community in Christ Lutheran Church, Cornelius

Vacation Bible School: 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 25-28 for age 3 through fifth grade .$15 per child or $25 per family. Climb aboard our high seas expedition as we follow the Apostle Paul through scripture and learn that God's word is True, Comforting, Surprising and Life-Changing. Worship, singing, games, crafts, snacks, drama and theater. 7621 Norman Island Drive. Details: 704-892-0120.