Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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Oct. 5

Senior Extra program:

Details: www.seniorextra.com or call Mitzie McCurdy at 704-660-4859. 3 p.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. Held in the hospital's community rooms A and B. 704-660-4000.

Art:

9 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, seniors who love art gather at the Senior Center to share ideas, friendship and their desire to paint. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Line dancing:

1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Embroidery/Needlework:

Learn how to do hand embroidery and needlework. 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Mexican Train:

Group meets 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays to play this form of dominos. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Oct. 6

Professional Woman's Network:

Join the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce PWN Group the first Thursday of each month. Open to all; advance registration at 704-664-3898. 7:30 a.m. $5. Hampton Inn & Suites - Mooresville, 119 Gallery Center Drive, Mooresville.

The Compassionate Friends:

The Compassionate Friends of Iredell is a non-profit all volunteer community support group for grieving parents and their families. 7 p.m. Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville. 704-761-2400.

Stroke Support Group:

Hosted by Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. The group is a free program open to the public and provides education and support to stroke victims and their families. Details: Mitzie McCurdy at 704-660-4859. 1 p.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Walk Away the Pounds:

9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Bingo

Bingo every Thursday at the VFW. Doors open at 4 p.m. Program starts at 7 p.m. Bring a friend and have some fun. Details: 704-873-9126. VFW Post 2031, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville.

Matter Of Balance:

Designed for seniors age 60 and older to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Participants learn exercises to increase strength and balance. Free. 10 .m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Business Expo 2011:

The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce presents the 2011 Business Expo. More than 140 vendors will have their wares on display and be available to answer questions. Free admission. 9 a.m. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Oct. 7

Scarrigan Farms:

Attraction includes five scare zones, beginning with a 40-foot double barrel drop into the haunted trail. Visit www.Scarriganfarms.com for other dates and details. 7 p.m. Oct. 7-9. $20 per person with discount offered. Carrigan Farms, 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-1450.

Woodcarving:

This class is for men and women of any skill level. No experience necessary. The class meets 9 a.m.-noon every Friday. Beginners are taught from 9-11 a.m. Tools and materials are required, but can be purchased through the instructor. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Oct. 8

Colonial Education Days:

Visitors to Fort Dobbs will have the opportunity to visit various stations to learn about the culture of Native Americans, watch musket and cannon firing demonstrations, observe period tradesmen at work and try their skill at typical games of the time. 9 a.m. Free. Fort Dobbs State Historic Site, 438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville. 704-873-5866. www.fortdobbs.org.

Weiner Race:

Watch Dachshunds race for four division trophies and compete contests. Check-in is at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds to benefit local animal advocates. www.mooresvillewienerrace.com. 11 a.m. Downtown Mooresville, North Main Street and West Center Avenue, Mooresville.

"Tee Up For A Veteran" Golf Tournament:

Four-man scramble will help support the Wounded Warrior Project, Purple Heart Homes and Welcome Home Veterans charities. Single players are welcome. Door prizes and gifts. 12 p.m. $100. 704-408-6162. Warrior Golf Club, 890 Lake Wright Road, China Grove. 704-856-0871. www.warriorgolf.com

Gallery Show:

6-9 p.m. reception. Exhibit of small works, abstracts, scenes and still life through Jan. 14, presenting 38 artists, 60 paintings and sculpture in multiple mediums. Free. Andre Christine Gallery, 148 Ervin Road, Mooresville. 704-664-1164. AndreChristineGallery.com.

Oct. 11

Cancer Support Group:

Open to everyone and provides education and support. A free lunch is served. To register or for information: 704-660-4859. 11:45 a.m. Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, 171 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-660-4000.

Walk Away the Pounds:

9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Gift for a Gift Bingo:

Each person is to donate an item toward the game in order to play. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Matter Of Balance:

Designed for seniors age 60 and older to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Free. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Men's Billiards:

9 a.m. every Tuesday. The billiards room is available to senior adults as an open activity through out the week. Call for specific times. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Walk Away the Pounds:

9:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Sit & Fit Chair Exercise:

10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Free. Open to any senior adult. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Writing Senior Memories:

10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

Beginner's Table Tennis:

Free. 1 p.m. every Tuesday. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville.

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