Christmas parade: Register for Mooresville's Nov. 22 Christmas Parade. Only 130 units will be accepted. Call 704-662-8210.
Holiday sanitation schedule: Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, residential garbage pickup ordinarily scheduled for Thursdays will be Nov. 25.
Nominations sought: The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Business Person of the Year, Citizen of the Year 2011, Duke Energy Service Award, Sara Haire Tice Women in Leadership Award and Willis Barnett Entrepreneurial Award.
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Applications and criteria are at the chamber, 149 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville, or at www.mooresvillenc.org. Deadline is Nov. 18.
"Mostly Magnets": Children in grades 2-4 are invited to "Mostly Magnets," a free science-math program offered at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 17 at Sherrills Ford Branch Library.
Children will learn about three kinds of magnets, conduct experiments and create an electromagnet. Register your child in advance at the library or call 704-478-2729.
Seasonal jobs: Zootastic Park is seeking 30 to 50 employees for its annual "Christmas Wonderland of Lights."
Jobs are available in concessions, admissions, customer service and parking attendants.
Complete the application on Zootastic Park's website, www.zootasticpark.com (under About Zootastic - Join Our Team), or email résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details: 704-245-6446 or 888-966-0069; www.zootasticpark.com.