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Solid Rock Christian Church

Back to school blast: Free food, games, music, haircuts/braiding, snow cones, arts and crafts, free school supplies. Praise dancers, singers, mimes, rappers, jump rope team. 2 p.m. Aug. 13. Free. Solid Rock Christian Church, 16601 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-947-8848.

Lake Forest Church

New Church Campus: The church will begin services in Davidson with live teaching by Michael Flake. Sermon series will be identical to Huntersville campus. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Davidson Elementary School, 635 South St., Davidson.

Cornelius Presbyterian

Bluegrass Festival: Free admission. Barbecue plates, $8 for adults and $5 for children. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 13, 20 and 27. A Deeper Shade of Blue performs Aug. 13. 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-892-5577;

Davidson College Presbyterian

Workshop: "Confessing the Beatitudes" for Presbyterian Women leaders and others. Led by Drs. David Kaylor and Linda Steber. Bring Bibles. $5. 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Register at 704-892-5641.

Huntersville UMC

Wonderful Wednesdays: Meal and small groups for all ages. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Aug. 31. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville.

Broad Street UMC

Free lemonade: The church will pass out free lemonade and cookies at Bellingham Park. 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville.

Bible study: 10-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Mooresville Soup Kitchen, 275 S. Broad St., Mooresville.

Eastside Baptist

Movies in the Field: Movies start at sunset. Free popcorn. Bring your blanket or chairs. "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything," Aug. 19. 182 Linwood Road, Mooresville.

Fair View UMC

Kingdom Kids: Activities for rising second- through fifth-graders. Pretzel factory tour and fun at the church. Bring a lunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 16. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville.; 704-664-2880.

Prospect Presbyterian

Preschool registration: Half-day program enrolling children ages 3-4. 9425 N.C. 152 W., Mooresville. 704-664-5439;

Mooresville Christian Women's Club

Luncheon: "A Divine Design" with feature by Fran Kibelbeck, Mia Grace Designs. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. $11. Reservations by Aug. 12:

Rocky Mount UMC

Finance classes: Dave Ramsey's "Financial Peace University" includes information on eliminating debt, building wealth, more. Free preview, 12:15 p.m. Aug. 14. Thirteen-week course starts Sept. 12.

Preschool enrollment: Limited openings in classes for ages 2-4. 1739 Perth Road, Mooresville. 704-528-5525.

Southside Baptist

Celebrate Recovery: Twelve-step program for anyone dealing with habits, hang-ups or hurts. Small groups for specific needs. 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Dinner included. 525 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2892.

Vanderburg UMC

Preschool registration: Spaces are available for children age 2-4.

Blood Pressure screening: 9:45-10:45 a.m. Aug. 14.