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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 own blanket or chairs. "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything," Aug. 19. 182 Linwood Road, Mooresville. 704-663-4826;

First Baptist

Barbecue Fundraiser: Pulled pork barbecue, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert and drink. $3 for a sandwich or $8 for a plate. Proceeds support Back Pack Ministry. 4-8 p.m. Aug. 19. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville.

First UMC

Back-to-School Celebration: Free hotdogs, chips, drinks, games, waterslides and water balloons. All kids are welcome. 3-6 p.m. Aug. 20. 204 Mills Ave., Troutman.

Prospect Presbyterian

Preschool registration: Half-day program is enrolling children ages 3 and 4 for the 2011-2012 school year. Christian environment with attention to the development of each child. 9425 N.C. 152 W., Mooresville. 704-664-5439;

Rocky Mount UMC

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

Bible Studies: Join other believers to discuss how to live a life that is pleasing to God. 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Exercise Classes: Beginning exercise, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Cardio sculpt, 4:30 p.m. Mondays and 5 p.m. Wednesdays.

Nar-Anon Meetings: Open to anyone whose friend or family member has been addicted to drugs. 7 p.m. Fridays. 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 include Men's Chemical Dependency, Ladies' Chemical Dependency, Sexual Abuse, more. 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Dinner included. 525 S. Broad St., Mooresville. 704-663-2892.

St. Therese Catholic

Preschool Registration: Half-day Catholic preschool open to all potty-trained children ages 2-4 regardless of faith. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-7762.

The Cove Church

Support groups: GriefShare is a weekly seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close. DivorceCare is a weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. $13 for materials. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 9-Nov. 15. 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville.

Vanderburg UMC

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

Worship services: Early worship, 8:45 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school, 9:45-10:45 a.m. Worship service with children's church, 11 a.m. 1809 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville.

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

Williamson's Chapel UMC

Blood Drive: 3 p.m. Aug. 18. 575 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3680.

Community Bible Study

Fall Classes: Registration now open for study on Deuteronomy and Hebrews. Open to women in the Lake Norman area. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays starting Sept. 6 at Mt. Zion United Methodist in Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through middle school.


Family Group: Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship whose purpose is to help families and friends of those who have a problem with alcohol. "Starting Over" group meets 10- 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Lake Norman Lutheran, 1445 N.C. 16 N., Denver, and 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethel Methodist, 7284 Campground Road, Denver. 704-489-8657.

Concord Presbyterian

Family Reunion: The descendants of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Stikeleather will hold their 83rd annual family reunion. A business meeting will be held prior to dinner. 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20. 3867 Taylorsville Highway, Statesville. 704-872-7344.

Front Street Baptist

Anniversary Service: The church celebrates 100 years. Homecoming meal follows service. 10 a.m. Aug. 21. 1403 W. Front St., Statesville. 704-872-7623.