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Designed to prepare students for the rigors of college science labs. Ages 13-18. $100. 10 a.m.-noon second and fourth Wednesday Sept. 14-May 9. Latta Plantation Nature Center, Sample Road, Huntersville. www.parkandrec.com. 704-875-1391.
Children's Theatre of Charlotte:
Creative Drama classes. Various ages, dates and fees. Wednesdays Sept. 14- Nov. 19. Register at www.ctcharlotte.org. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.
Community Weight Loss Challenge:
This 10-week program offers weekly weigh-ins, one on one coaching, and group support. Wednesdays Sept. 14-Nov. 16. $35 for 10 weeks. Registration: www.lakenormanwlc.com. 6:30 p.m. Lake Norman Charter Middle School, 12435 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-948-8600.
Card Making and More:
Classes are for people of all ages who enjoy crafting. 7-9 p.m. Registration:firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-806-7200. Huntersville Arts and Cultural Center, 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville.
Home School Tennis:
Beginner and advanced beginner. See website for details. North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.huntersville.org.
Live "Chase for the Sprint Cup "Radio Show Broadcast:
Top 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chiefs will be part of the radio broadcast at Nascar Technical Institute. Hosted by Larry McReynolds and Steve Post, the event is open to fans and admission is free. 7 p.m. NASCAR Technical Institute, 220 Byers Creek Road, Mooresville. 704-658-1950. www.uti.edu.
Play starring Divina Cook. 8 p.m. Sept. 8-10; 8 p.m. Sept. 15-17; 8 p.m. Sept. 22-24. $20. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216 Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-859-5930. www.warehousepac.com.
Senior Badminton, Table Tennis:
This program is designed for the seniors in our community to have fun, socialize and exercise in a friendly game of badminton or table tennis. 9-11 a.m. Free. Waymer Center Gym, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.
Classical guitarist John C. Akers will present "Sandburg and Segovia." 12:30 p.m. Free. 704-894-2848. Davidson College's Tyler-Tallman Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.
Davidson College kicks off its annual Artist Series with a performance by The Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass group from Brevard, N.C. 8 p.m. Details: 704-894-2135 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Free. C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, 209 Ridge Road, Davidson. 704-894-2000.
Blues & Burritos Concert:
Music by Rusty Barkley and the Part Time Blues Band, Max Drake, Pat "Mother Blues " Cohen and Sheila Carlisle. 6 p.m. Homesley & Wingo Law Group, 330 S. Main St., Mooresville.
Prostate Cancer Screening:
For information or to make an appointment, call 704-660-4859. 9 a.m. Davidson College Student Health Center, 514 N. Main St., Davidson.
Run for Green:
"Fast & Furious" Half-Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run & Walk. See website or call for details. 12 p.m. Sept. 17. Davidson Village Green, Concord Road and North Main Street, Davidson. 704-880-4561. downtowndavidson.org.
Charlotte Area Farm Tour:
Each day this self-guided tour will highlight 30 local farms featuring a diverse array of fruit and vegetable growers, livestock producers and an ostrich farm. 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17-18. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. knowyourfarms.com. 704-892-2118. downtowndavidson.org.
7 a.m.-noon. 103 Maxwell S. next to the Caboose. www.huntersville.org. Farmers Market, 103 Maxwell Street, Huntersville.
Davidson Farmer's Market:
8 a.m. Sept. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Farmer's Market, Downtown Davidson, Davidson.
A lecture by Sue Whitesides, Davidson College professor and chair of the department of computer science at the University of Victoria, Canada. 8 p.m. Free. 704-894-2315. C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, 209 Ridge Road, Davidson. 704-894-2000.
Abstract Painting in Acrylic Classes:
All levels. Material list provided by instructor. 9:30 a.m. The Community Arts Project, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. 704-896-8823. thecommunityartsproject.org.
Young Champions: Self-Defense:
For information: 877-313-6893. Torrence Creek Elementary School, 14550 Ranson Road, Huntersville.
Look Good Feel Better:
For information call 704-662-0770. 6:15 p.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville.
Free. Registration, details: 704-806-2161.7 p.m. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.
Hypnotherapy for stress:
Registration: Melissa Stefanski, Melissa@hypno-insight.com; 704-430-8477. 7 p.m. Huntersville Town Center, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.
Organist Gail Archer. 7 p.m. Free, donations welcomed. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org.
A reading and talk by author Sebastian Junger. 7:30 p.m. Free, but tickets required. 704-894-2135. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-892-7918. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.