Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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Jan. 11

Ceramics 101:

This Wednesday class is for someone with no prior experience to learn handbuilding, wheel and glazing techniques. Ages teen to adult. 9:30 a.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org

Basic Ceramics for Teens:

This Wednesday course offers a mix of ceramic techniques. Ages 12 - 16. 4:45 p.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Stand Up North Carolina

Speakers are Dr. Mike Beitler, candidate for N.C. Secretary of State; N.C. Sen. Chris Carney; Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins; and James McCall, candidate for N.C. Insurance Commissioner. 7 p.m. Free. www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=327013713629. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Jan. 12

Bingo:

7 p.m. Thursdays. VFW Post 2031, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville. 704-873-9126.

Jan. 14

Canoe Nature Trip:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a guided canoe tour of Park Lake. People should bring extra clothes and towels. Must be someone 16 or older in each canoe and no more than three adults per canoe. Maximum number of people is 20. Must register prior to event date, 704-528-6350. Free. 704-528-6350. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Mooresville Concerts:

The Cockman Family returns 7:30 p.m. A complimentary "Meet The Artists" reception follows the concert. Tickets $10, students $5, under 10 free. Tickets at Recreation Dept office, 418 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville; by calling 704 663-7026; online at www.mooresvillerecreation.org, or at the door. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Jan. 15

Mammals of the Park:

Join a ranger at 3 p.m. for a power point presentation about the mammals found in Lake Norman State Park. Must register prior to the event date. 704-528-6350. Free. 704-528-6350. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

Jan. 17

Organ at Davidson Concert:

Organist Susan Bates kicks off the second of the 2011-2012 Organ at Davidson concert series at 7:30 p.m. A reception follows. Events are free with donations in support of future programs encouraged. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org.

Jan. 18

Art Exhibit Opening:

"Recent Gifts and Acquisitions," including a major piece by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. The 7:30 p.m. opening will also showcase "Works on Paper" by Sean Scully, and mark the release of "Davidson Collects: 100 Writers Respond to Art." Professor Van Hilliard and Gallery Director Brad Thomas will speak about the project. The exhibitions are open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and noon-4 p.m. on weekends. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a short hike in Lake Norman State Park when the ranger will talk about park activities, history and native wildlife. The program will last one hour. Must register prior to event date:704-528-6350. Free. 704-528-6350. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Ceramics 101:

This Wednesday class is for someone with no prior experience to learn handbuilding, wheel and glazing techniques. Ages teen to adult. 9:30 a.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org

Basic Ceramics for Teens:

This Wednesday course offers a mix of ceramic techniques. Ages 12 - 16. 4:45 p.m. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.

Jan. 19

Fashion Club for Kids:

6-9 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month. Ages 8-15. 6 p.m. $20. Future Fashion Designers, 123 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-799-3553. FutureFashionDesigners.com.

Service for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing:

Deaf and hard of hearing can receive services on the third Thursday of every month from the Division of Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing. Services.. Details: 838-432-5335 voice or 828-432-5338 TTY. 8 a.m. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Bingo:

Doors open at 4 p.m. with program at 7 p.m. every Thursday. VFW, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville. 704-873-9126.

Speed Networking:

Open to all. 8 a.m. Free. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Jan. 20

Business Luncheon:

Guest speaker will be Patrick McCrory. Lunch will be provided. The Business Person, Citizen of the Year, Duke Energy Service, Excellence in Education, Sara Tice Woman in Leadership and Willis Barnette Entrepreneurial Award recipients will all be announced. Open to the public. Reservations: 704-664-3898. 11:30 a.m. Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, 149 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville. www.mooresvillenc.org.

Jan. 21

TV Modeling Fest 2012 Competition:

Konscious Money Entertainment is now accepting talent applications from aspiring female models who are interested in auditioning for the March 2012 Rip the Runway Model festival that will be filmed for Charlotte Cable TV and Internet Vimeo.com. 1 p.m. 704-218-9645. konsciousmoney.webs.com. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334.

Common Game Fish:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a power point presentation on the Game Fish of Lake Norman. Must register in advance. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

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