Lake Norman & Mooresville

Charlotte Symphony, yoga and more!

Please submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on "add to our listings." Email photos to stories@newsoflakenorman.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

June 15

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic Artists:

Meet and work with other artists independently on a weekly basis. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com for information. 1 p.m. $18/month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Vacation Bible School:

VBS for kids ages 3 (must be potty trained) through rising sixth-graders. Register online. 6:15p.m. Free. 704-875-1156. Huntersville United Methodist Church, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156. www.huntersvilleumc.org.

Davidson Green Summer Reading Kick-Off:

Celebrate the Summer Reading Kick Off at the Davidson Green in front of the Davidson Library and enjoy an interactive storytelling experience, with music and dancing. Fun for the whole family. 10a.m. 704-416-3800. www.cmlibrary.org. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-655-9409. www.plcmc.org.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Birds of the World:

Carolina Raptor Center will present a program about exotic, non-native birds of prey from all over the world. No registration required but space is limited to room capacity. Audience: Elementary (ages 5-11). 11a.m. June15. 704-416-5600. www.cmlibrary.org. Mountain Island, 4420 Howt Galvin Way, Charlotte. 704-416-5700. www.plcmc.org.

Culinary Chef: Pizza around the World:

Did you know that many countries have different variations of pizza? Join Johnson and Wales chef, Peter Reinhart, for a culinary trip around the world. Expand your horizons by tasting different types of pizza and learning about other cultures. Registration required. 3p.m. 704-416-5600. www.cmlibrary.org. Mountain Island, 4420 Howt Galvin Way, Charlotte. 704-416-5700. www.plcmc.org.

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

7 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for children 8-12 and free for children. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson.

Pilates Physique:

All participants will need to bring a mat and a towel. Pilates is done without shoes; please wear comfortable clothes that allow for ease of movement. 7:30-8:30p.m. $80 resident /$100 non-resident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

June 16

Weight Loss Challenge

The Davidson Parks and Recreation department will hold the summer Lake Norman Weight Loss Challenge. Registration is required at www.d-Recs.org or call the office at 704-892-3349. The challenge ends Aug.18 and all programs will be held at the Parks and Recreation office, 416 Armour St., Davidson. Weekly meetings are held to weigh-in participants and discuss nutrition topics.

Ragtime, The Musical:

An enduring tale of our young country at the turn-of-the-century, played out in moving song and dance. 8p.m. 704-892-7953. www.DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135.www.davidson.edu.

June 17

Charlotte Symphony at the EnergyExplorium

Enjoy the Charlotte Symphony Concert at McGuire Nuclear Station's EnergyExplorium conducted by Albert George Schram. The concert begins at 8:15p.m. Bring a blanket and picnic. Boaters may anchor in the Energy Explorium's cove. Snacks and drinks available for purchase. Free.

Bridge group:

If you are interested in playing duplicate bridge, join the bridge group on Friday mornings. The game is relaxed and non-sanctioned. 9:30 a.m. Details: Jim Gossage, 704-892-4020. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Ragtime, The Musical:

An enduring tale of our young country at the turn-of-the-century, played out in moving song and dance. 8p.m. 704-892-7953. www.DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu.

June 18

Huntersville Market:

7 a.m. www.huntersville.org. Caboose, 103 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville.

Davidson Farmer's Market:

8 a.m. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson, Davidson.

$5 Yoga at Jetton Village:

Join Gotta Yoga LKN outside the soon-to-be studio location in Jetton Village. Newcomers welcome. 8:30 a.m. 704-796-3608. Gotta Yoga LKN, 19911 N. Cove Road Suite 12, Cornelius. 704-796-3608. www.gottayogastudio.com.

Weekly Cruise In:

10 a.m.- 4p.m. Saturdays. Open to all pre-1986 makes and models and high performance late model cars. Free. RK Motors Charlotte, 5527 Lakeview Road, Charlotte. 704-596-5211. www.rkmotorscharlotte.com.

Ghost Walk of Davidson:

7 p.m. 704-928-5452. www.ghostwalknc.com. In Front Of Soda Shop, 103 S. Main St., Davidson.

June 19

Workshop for Couples:

5p.m. Free. Huntersville United Methodist Church, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-875-1156.www.huntersvilleumc.org.

June 20

Huntersville Summer Day Camp:

Pick from eight weeks of fun and excitement when you join us during our traditional summer day camp. 8:30 a.m. $90-$115. 704-766-2220. www.huntersville.org. David B. Waymer Center, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

Quickstart Tennis Program:

Quick Start is ideal for learning and basic fundamentals of tennis. Ages 3-5 (parent participation required), 6-6:30 p.m. Mondays; ages 6-8, 6-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; ages 9-10, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Session III: June 20-Agust 2; Session IV: August 15- Sept. 27; Session V: Oct. 3- Nov. 15. $65 residents / $75 non-residents. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.www.huntersville.org.

Yoga Basics:

This class is for beginners and those who want a gentle, mindful yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat and a towel. Wear comfortable clothing that allows for flexibility. 6 p.m. $52 for Huntersville residents, $62 for others. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Pilates Physique:

All participants will need to bring a mat and a towel. Pilates is done without shoes; please wear comfortable clothes that allow for ease of movement. 7:30-8:30p.m. $80 resident /$100 non-resident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

June 21

Introductory Yoga Svaroopa Yoga Style:

Introductory Yoga in the Svaroopa Yoga Style A comprehensive yoga style focusing on releasing tension and stress and relieving aches and pains. Town Center Community Room 209. 6:15p.m. $52 Resident/ $62 Non-Resident. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Harrison Nichols Foundation comedy night:

Mo Alexander has been described as a Muppet run amuck. 7 p.m. $15. www.lkncomedyzone.com. Comedy Zone Lake Norman, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius.

Huntersville Summer Day Camp:

For rising first through fifth grade. Extended hours are available. Camp is eight weeks beginning June21. $90-$115. 704-766-2220. www.huntersville.org. David B. Waymer Center, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

Passport to Africa:

Come explore the continent of Africa through stories, crafts and fun. 2p.m. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-655-9409. www.plcmc.org.

Adult Badminton/Table Tennis:

This program is designed for senior adults in the community to have fun, socialize and exercise in a friendly game of badminton or table tennis. 6:30p.m. Free. Waymer Center Gym, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

June 22

Tennis Instruction:

Adult tennis instruction. Session III: June 22-Aug.3; Session IV:Aug.17-Sept.28; Session V: Oct.5- Nov.16. 6p.m. $75 resident/ $85 nonresident. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.www.huntersville.org.

Daytime Open Studio for oil/acrylic Artists:

Meet and work with other artists independently on a weekly basis. Email colettedorais@carolina.rr.com for information. 1 p.m. $18/month. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.

Salsa and Merengue Dance Workshop:

You'll have an opportunity to learn the basic moves of salsa and merengue as well as receive information about the interesting culture and history of Cuba, the most populated Caribbean Island. 4 p.m. Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-8557. www.plcmc.org.

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