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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Blood Drive: "Muslims for Life" national campaign to collect 10,000 units of blood and to honor the victims of 9-11. Free gift for every donor. 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at First Baptist Church of Huntersville, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.muslimsforlife.org.
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.
Beth Shalom of Lake Norman
Religious School Orientation: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The religious school meets at St. Alban's Episcopal, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. www.bslkn.org.
Lake Norman 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, 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. Children's program also available for infants through middle school. www.lakenormancbs.org.
First Baptist, Cornelius
Senior Citizens' Group: Interesting programs, fellowship, and travel opportunities. We welcome new people to join us. The Jolly Travelers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month. Details: Kathy Bowman: 704-896-5623.
First Baptist, Huntersville
World Hunger Day: Yard sale, barbecue, silent auction, bake sale, craft sale, entertainment, more. All funds used to fight hunger locally and internationally. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24. Items being accepted for yard sale, auction, bake sale and craft sale. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
Lake Norman Baptist, Huntersville
Ladies' Bible Study: Elizabeth George's "Experiencing God's Peace," a study of Philippians taught by Tara Reeves. All women in the community are invited to attend. Workbook available for $9. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13- Dec. 13. 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. Register at www.lakenormanbaptist.com.
Grace Covenant, Cornelius
Youth Specialties Discussion: The "YS Listens" tour comes to Charlotte. Discuss facilitating techniques you can take back to your churches. Lunch provided. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14. 17301 Statesville Road, Cornelius. www.gracecovenantfamily.org.
Mt. Zion UMC, Cornelius
Special Worship Service: In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the church will honor military personnel and their families as well as local police, fire and emergency responders. Honorees will receive a copy of "Strength for Service to God and Country." 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. Sept. 11. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman
Welcome Newcomers: Learn more about this faith tradition and community at a special session preceding worship service. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Mooresville. Childcare available: email@example.com.
The Jewish Council Of Lake Norman
Festival: Third annual Shalom Lake Norman Festival with entertainment for adults and children. Performers include the Baal Shem Tones and Batsheva. Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Ramsey Creek Park, 18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius. www.shalomlakenorman.com.