Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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Feb. 29

Circus:

4:30 and 7:30 pm. Details www.walkerinternationalevents.com or call 800-528-6577. National Guard Armory, 720 N. Broad St., Mooresville.

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger for a hike of the Alder Trail and learn about park activities, history and native wildlife. Advance registration required at 704-528-6350. 2-3 p.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

Blood Drive:

Hosted by Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 3:30 p.m. Lowe's YMCA, 170 Joe Knox Ave., Mooresville. 704-716-4000. www.lowes.com.

March 1

Stroke Support Group:

Free program hosted by Lake Norman Regional Medical Center that provides education and support to stroke victims and their families. Details: Mitzie McCurdy at 704-660-4859. 1:30 p.m. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com

Basic Clogging:

Basic clogging steps taught to bluegrass and country music. No dance experience required. 7 p.m. Thursdays, March 1-April 5. Six weeks, $45. Dancers Unlimited, 610 Oakridge Farm Road, Mooresville,. 704-892-9978. www.clogcarolina.com.

DAV Chapter meeting:

This Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 68 meeting with social time at 6:30 p.m. Meeting follows at 7 p.m. DAV Chapter 68, 218 Bakery Lane, Statesville.

Help for Seniors Filing Their Taxes:

AARP Tax Aide is available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays Feb. 2-April 12 to help seniors file their taxes. An appointment is required and you must bring all tax papers and your 2010 tax return. Call 704-662-3337 for information. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. www.iredellcoa.com.

Piedmont Amateur Astronomers Club Meeting:

Come join us at 7:30 for a fun time in astronomy the first Thursday of every month. Email Charles Lail at projectx@roadrunner.com or call 704-528-6282 for information. Free. 7:30 p.m. . www.piedmontamateurastronomers.com. Iredell County Rescue Squad, 1902 Wilkesboro Highway, Statesville.

March 2

Arts & Crafts Festival:

Over 70 local & regional vendors. Free admission. Kids area and food available. Preview show 5-9 p.m. 704-663-2670. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334.

March 3

Arts & Crafts Festival:

10 a.m. 704-663-2670. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334.

March 4

Concert Pianist:

Yoon-Sun Song received her bachelor of Music degree while in Korea. A free will offering will be taken. 2 p.m. Free. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius. 704-892-8566. www.mtzionumc.net.

NAACP Meeting:

Statesville Branch regular monthly membership meeting. Everyone is invited to attend. 4 p.m.www.statesvillenaacp.org. American Legion Post 217, 167 Wallace Springs Road, Statesville.

March 5

Tabletop Gardening:

Learn to create indoor gardens using unique containers and placement of plants in your home. Feature water gardens, terrariums, desert gardens, herb gardens and forcing bulbs for early spring blooming. 10-11:30 a.m. Free, but registration should be made by calling 704-662-3337 by March 2. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

March 6

Help in Spanish for Seniors Filing Taxes:

An appointment is required and you must bring all tax papers and your 2010 tax return. An interpreter is available upon prior request for Spanish speaking individuals 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mooresville Recreation Department Building. Call 704-662-3337 for information. Free. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Learn to Prevent Falls:

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls is a program that can help you prevent falls. Free program will be taught at the Senior Center 10 am.-noon every Tuesday and Wednesday. A workbook is provided and refreshments are served. Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337. www.iredellcoa.com.

Davidson Horticultural Symposium XXVlll:

This year's theme is The Roots Of Passion: The Inspired Gardener and includes such garden notables as David Howard of Highgrove, author Andrea Wulf, Bill Thomas of Chanticleer and plant explorer Sean Hogan.8 a.m. $85. 704-892-9062. www.davidsonsymposium.org. Davidson College, Alvarez Student Union, Davidson.

March 7

Marian Call Southeast Tour:

8 p.m. March 7. Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., Davidson. 704-895-9090. www.summitcoffee.com

Healthcare Fair:

Live the Good Life Health Fair sponsored by the MSI Chamber of Commerce. Featuring vendor booths, giveaways, Ask the Expert opportunities. Free. Open to the public. 10 a.m. Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-662-3334. www.cmccmooresville.com.

Learn to Prevent Falls:

Call 704-662-3337 to register. Space is limited. South Iredell Senior Center, 202 N. Church St., Mooresville. 704-662-3337.

March 8

'Stones in his Pockets':

Multiple award-winning comedy by Marie Jones tells the story of two down on their luck Irish lads and their quiet rural community as they come to terms with the visit of a big Hollywood movie shoot. 8 p.m. March 8, 9,10, 16, 17, 23 and 24; 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 22 ; 2:30 p.m. March 18. $20 adults / $15 students/seniors. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429. www.warehousepac.com.

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