Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman community calendar

Submit your event information online. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com and click on 'add to our listings.' Email photos to stories@newsoflakenorman.com. The submission deadline for print is two weeks in advance of the event date.

Oct. 19

Top Women Business Leaders Networking:

Join the Top Women Business Leaders Champagne & 7th Annual Awards. Join businesswomen in Lake Norman, Cabarrus and Iredell counties for the celebration and power networking facilitated by Cheryl Kane, MBA. $20. RSVP to attend, 704-895-1335. 6 p.m. Oct. 19. www.businestodaync.com. Peninsula Yacht Club, 18501 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius.

Teen Read Week

Teens create well-known characters from books or movies as Mii's, the digital avatar used by the Wii as playable characters. 5 p.m. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-416-3800. www.plcmc.org.

Research Fair:

A talk by local area students about their summer research experiences. 7:15 p.m. For information, email hibecker@davidson.edu or call 704-894-2318. The Pines at Davidson, 400 Avinger Lane, Davidson. 704-892-5395.

Body & Soul:

Body & Soul Fitness - Dance Style Fitness. 9 a.m. $3.75 per class. Lake Norman Baptist church, 7921 Sam Furr Road., Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Toddler Storytime:

A special time for you and your 2-year-old to enjoy stories, music, rhymes and more. 11 a.m. www.cmlibrary.org. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Preschool Storytime:

Stories, music, rhymes and more. 11:30 a.m. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-416-3800. www.plcmc.org

Warm Up Your Muscles:

Stay fit with active songs and exercise. For preschoolers. 11 a.m. North County Regional Public Library, 16500 Holly Crest Ln., Huntersville. 704-416-6000.

Baby Storytime:

Books, songs and rhymes. For ages 10-23 months. 10:30 a.m. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Oct. 20

Toddler Storytime:

For you and your 2-year-old to enjoy stories and music. 11 a.m. www.cmlibrary.org. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Open Art Studio

The Community Arts Project for Open Art Studio is great for painting, drawing, paper crafts and mixed media. Available to artists of all skill levels. Bring your own supplies. $15 per visit or $30 per month. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday; 6-9 p.m. Thursday.The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org

Oct. 21

Preschool Storytime:

A 30-minute storytime that includes books, flannel board stories and musical activities. For children ages 3-5. 10:15 a.m. Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org.

Toddler Storytime:

A storytime for children 1-3 years old that consists of books, flannel board stories and musical activities. 11 a.m. Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson.

Body & Soul:

Body & Soul Fitness - Dance Style Fitness. 9 a.m. $3.75 per class. Lake Norman Baptist church, 7921 Sam Furr Road., Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Global Cafe:

Learn about America's history and culture while improving your English conversational skills. 10 a.m. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-416-3800. www.plcmc.org.

Oct. 22

Lake Norman Wine and Food Festival:

One-day event brings together the restaurants of the Lake Norman area, the wineries of North Carolina and local merchants. 12 p.m. $22 ($20 with a canned food donation). Kenton Place, 17115 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. 704-966-9556. www.lakenormanwineandfoodfestival.org.

Lake Norman Little Miss Pageant:

Ages 6 months to 13 years. 8:30 a.m. Homewood Suites Hotel, 125 Harbour Place Drive, Davidson. www.misslakenorman.org. 704-987-1818.

Denims And Diamonds Yacht Party:

Food and music at a books release party for "From Surviving To Living" and "Dog In Your Life." Tickets Are $35 or $60 per couple. Details: Michelle G. Smith at 864-541-2319 or slumbergirl@gmail.com. The yacht will leave promptly at 8 p.m. and return at 11 p.m. 7 p.m. Peninsula Yacht Club, 18665 Harborside Drive, Cornelius.

Lunchtime Basketball:

Adults ages 18 and older. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Waymer Center Gym, 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

Toddler Storytime:

Registration required. For toddlers, age 1-3. 10:30 a.m. North County Regional Public Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. 704-416-6000.

Oct. 23

Body & Soul - Power Strength:

Co-ed, one-hour strength class; challenge every major muscle group .5:30 p.m. $3.75. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville.

Oct. 24

Books & Babies:

Ages up to 18 months with parent or caregiver. Registration required. 10:30 a.m. North County Regional Public Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. 704-416-6000. www.plcmc.org.

Body & Soul - Power Strength:

Co-ed, one-hour strength class; challenge every major muscle group .5:30 p.m. $3.75. 704-904-3086. www.bodyandsoul.org. Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. 704-892-0143. www.lakenormanbaptist.com.

Oct. 25

Paws to Read:

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog. 4 p.m. Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-416-4000. www.cmlibrary.org,

Daylily Book Club:

Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. All adults welcome; no registration required. Our October selection is "Infidel" by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. 10 a.m. Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 704-416-3800. www.plcmc.org

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