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Watercolor with Sandy Siepert:
Students will explore still life with composition in mind and create landscapes from photos. $100 for four weeks. Teens to adults. 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 8, 15, 22 and 29. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org
A dining event with public television chef Joanne Weir. Weir, host of the public television series, "Joanne Weir's Cooking Class" and a new series titled "Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence," will meet fans, talk about cuisine, and offer a Mediterranean luncheon she has inspired. Details: 704-894-2600 or email email@example.com. 11 a.m. $9.75. Davidson College's Vail Commons, 102 Nelson Lane, Davidson.
ASC Cultural Plan Community Forum:
A community meeting to give input on future plans for arts, science, history and heritage programs and facilities in Charlotte-Mecklenburg for ASC's current cultural planning process. 7 p.m. 704-335-3055. www.artsandscience.org/programs-a-services/cultural-planning. Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.
Media Affairs Lecture:
A talk about "The Media and International Relations" by retired U.S. Navy Adm. William J. Fallon. Fallon will speak about how social media outlets are now connecting not only people with other people, but governments to governments. 7 p.m. 704-894-2440. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson.
Mixed Media Art:
Mediums such as charcoal, pastels, watercolor, acrylics and collage. All skill levels. 4 weeks, $100. Teen to adult. 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 29. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.
Focus on core stability and flexibility while strengthening and lengthening muscles. Advance registration is required. Meets weekly through May. 6:45 p.m. $44-$55 per month. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349.
A talk by Harvard University Professor of Classics Richard Tarrant on "Permanence and Change in 'Metamorphoses.'" Details: 704-894-2912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 p.m. Knobloch Campus Center, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson.
Body & Soul - Cardio/Strength:
Students will learn the art of printmaking while using a variety of methods: monolith, monoprint, etching on plexiglass and solar plates. Students will use the etching press to print their work. 4 weeks, $100. Teen to adult. 11 a.m. Thursdays through March 1. $100. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.
A talk by Anne Spuches, professor of chemistry at East Carolina University on "The Thermodynamics of Metal-Protein Interactions: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." 2:30 p.m. in Thurman Lecture Hall (B25) of the Martin Chemistry Building. Free. Details: 704-894-2307 or email email@example.com. Davidson College, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2000. www.davidson.edu.
A performance by the student members of Gamut Dance Company in Duke Family Performance Hall. General admission tickets are $6, 704-894-2135 or online at www.davidson.edu. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu.
9 a.m.-noon. 704-400-0880. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org. Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-3349.
A performance by the student members of Gamut Dance Company in Duke Family Performance Hall. General admission tickets are $6, 704-894-2135 or online at www.davidson.edu. 7:30 p.m. Feb. Duke Family Performance Hall, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2135. www.davidson.edu.
Intermediate SLR Photography:
One-day workshop for those who have a basic understanding of advanced cameras. For a full class description visit www.corneliusartscenter.org. $45. 1- 4 p.m.. Ages 16 to adult. The Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. Unit 1, Cornelius. 704-896-8823. www.corneliuspr.org.
A celebration of the recent installation of solar panels on Baker Sports Complex. Speakers will include Davidson College President Carol Quillen, Director of Physical Plant David Holthouser, and a representative of the college's Office of Sustainability. Free. 7 p.m. in the Alvarez College Union Smith 900 Room. Details: 704-894-2388 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Davidson College's Alvarez College Union, Faculty Drive, Davidson. 704-894-2000.
Body & Soul - PowerStrength:
Works major muscle groups using body weight and free weights. One hour, co-ed class. 5:30 p.m. Mondays. $3.75 per class. Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville. 704-892-0143.
LKN Comedy Zone:
Dinner and Comedy Show package, $70 per couple. Headliner: Gemini - magician and comedian. 7 p.m. $10 for show only. 704-895-1782. www.lkncomedyzone.com. Comedy Zone Lake Norman, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius.
Advance registration required. Meets through May. 9:30 a.m. $33-$55 per month. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org/d-recs.
Low impact, aerobic dance class. Meets through May. Advance registration is required. 10:30 a.m. $35-$44 per month. Davidson Parks and Recreation, 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349. www.d-recs.org.