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Hopewell Presbyterian, Huntersville
Blood drive: 9 a.m.-noon July 24. 10500 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville. 704-875-2291.
Lake Norman Jewish Congregation
Kabbalat Shabbat services: 7 p.m. July 22 at Fair View United Methodist, 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. Children's services at 6:40 p.m. www.lakenormanjc.org.
Mt. Zion United Methodist, Cornelius
Vacation Bible school: "Backstage with the Bible." Age 3 through rising fifth-graders. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1-5.www.mtzionumc.net.
Classes: "Lovenotes: "Music for the Unborn" with Dr. Marcy Mittelstadt. Structured program teaches expectant parents to use the language of music to communicate love and reassurance to their unborn child. Limited enrollment. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. Register at email@example.com.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Summer series: Explore the mystery of heaven. Prepare by reading "Heaven" by Lisa Miller or "The Difference Heaven Makes" by Christopher Morse. 9:45 a.m. July 24 and 31. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.
Children's Ministry: Registration for Awana begins Aug. 4. 6917 Forest Hills Drive, Denver. www.dbckidz.com.
Vacation Bible school: "PandaMania: Where God is Wild About Us." Age 3 through fifth grade. Missions will collect pillowcases and ribbon to make dresses for children in Haiti. 5:30-8 p.m. July 24-28. 214 N. Academy St., Mooresville. www.cumcmooresville.com.
Movies in the Field: "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie," Aug. 19. Starts at sunset. Bring a blanket. 182 Linwood Road, Mooresville. 704-663-4826. www.eastsidebaptistmooresville.org.