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Learn to Live a Healthier Life:
Class will be 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, May 4-June 8. Limited Space. Focuses on a healthier life with chronic health problems. Subjects include frustration, fatigue, pain, exercising for improving strength, flexibility, endurance, appropriate use of medications, communicating effectively with health-care professionals, nutrition, how to evaluate treatments. Training materials, book, refreshments. RSVP to 704-662-3337. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.
Workshop on when to plant what and how to optimize the amount and quality of produce you get from your garden. Participants will learn easy-to-use techniques to minimize plant insects and disease problems. 1-2 p.m. Free. Register by May 2. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.
American Red Cross Blood Drive:
American Red Cross Blood Drive. 2 p.m. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.
An overview of decorating information and tips for the consumer. Three two-hour classes 1-3 p.m. Thursdays through May 19. Limited space. Free Register by May 4. Bring your projects, blueprints, samples and questions. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers:
Gain understanding, ideas and how to find resources for help for individuals that are caring for an older adult. 9:30 a.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.
Three-week beginner's woodcarving class 9-11 a.m. Fridays through May 27. Cost for supplies is $30 per student. Please register by May 2. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.
Program on Medicare and Social Security:
Phyllis Deal, Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Coordinator for Iredell County will be the guest speaker at South Iredell Senior Center at the Golden Boys meeting. Points of topic include: Low-income subsidy, changes in Medicare and Social Security for 2011, and the top ten questions people have about Social Security. The program will conclude with a dialog of questions and answers. The program is open to all senior adults. 10 a.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com
A Taste of Wine on Main:
Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church invites you to participate in the fourth Annual "A Taste of Wine on Main Street" 6:30-9 p.m. Advance tickets, $25; at the door, $30. The ticket entitles the patron to a souvenir wine glass that allows them tastings of the wine and food at about eight Downtown Mooresville businesses. www.saint-patricks.org. Downtown Mooresville, N Main St. and W Center Ave., Mooresville.
Mooresville Cruise In:
The monthly Cruise-In is a great chance to show off your car and chat with other car enthusiasts. 3 p.m. Free. Downtown Mooresville, North Main Street and West Center Avenue, Mooresville. 704-662-3336. www.downtownmooresville.com.
Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Race Festival:
The festival highlights and celebrates Asian cultures, diversity, ethnicity, roots and history. Authentic food and craft vendors, music, dance, entertainment, and the annual Miss Asia Carolinas Pageant are key parts of this event. Dragon Boat race starts at 9 a.m. Asian festival is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. www.charlottedragonboat.com. Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius.
An Evening for Dove House:
The 10th Annual Evening for Dove House at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville. Doors open at 5 p.m. with food being served until 7:30 p.m. Over 14 restaurants are providing food. Entertainment is provided by the Mike Hager Band. The featured speaker is Mark Lunsford. Local celebrity, Larry Sprinkle of WCNC will serve as auctioneer for a live auction; also a silent auction. www.dovehouse.us. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville.
Inside Yard Sale:
7 a.m.-5 p.m.. Tables are $10 each with all proceeds going to the Auxiliary Relief Fund. Details: Fairy Stallings at 704-528-9049 or Robin Bemis at 704-528-9167. www.vfwauxiliaries.org. VFW Post 2031, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville. 704-873-9126.
DaisyDee's Festival of Arts and Crafts:
The 4th annual Daisy Dee's Festival of Arts and Crafts 10 a.m.-4 p.m. inside Cross Country Campground's Recreation Center, N.C. 150, Denver. Free admission. Cross Country Campground, 6254 N.C. 150 E., Denver. 828-308-6616. www.DaisyDeeShows.com.
Accomplished flutist Jessica Sherer. Reception follows the concert. 3 p.m. $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Children under 12 free. 704-489-6249. The Episcopal Church of St. Peter-by-the-Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver.
Free Session on "Bankruptcy Myths and Realities:"
Bankruptcy attorney Beth Carter will conduct a 90-minute session 6:30-8 p.m. May 9 at United Family Services, 9624 Bailey Road Suite 290, Cornelius. Carter will provide explanations on what to expect if you file for bankruptcy, when someone should consider bankruptcy and other options to explore. Details or to register: 704-655-8745.
Open to everyone. $4 per one-hour session (cash please). 10 a.m. Mondays at the Connor Recreation Center, 4015 McGee Point Road, Terrell. Details: 828-478-9290.
Cancer Support Group:
Open to everyone and provides education and support. A free lunch is served. To register or for information: 704-660-4859. 11:45 a.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-660-4000.
Gardening in Small Spaces:
1:30-3 p.m. There is no fee but call 704-662-3337 by May 9 to register. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.
The Art of Taking Better Pictures:
Glenn Holden, Home Helpers, will host a workshop to learn techniques that you can use instantly. 10 a.m.- noon. Free. Register by May 11: 704-662-3337. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.
Small Business Operations:
Seminar on the impact of human resource concerns on small business. 12:30 p.m. 704-664-3898. Mitchell Community College, Mooresville Center, 219 N. Academy St., Mooresville. 704-663-1923.
Downtown Mooresville ArtWalk:
Afrt and live music at various galleries and businesses. Main and Broad streets. 6 p.m. Free. Downtown Mooresville, North Main Street and West Center Avenue, Mooresville. 704-662-3336.
Movies On Main - "Toy Story 3":
Bring a chair, a blanket, and a friend and head out to the lawn next to Mooresville's Town Hall. 8 p.m. Free. 704-662-3334. ci.mooresville.nc.us/portal/moviesonmain. 413 N. Main St. next to Town Hall, 413 N. Main St., Mooresville.