Tree City USA: Owner Jim Smith of Street Customs & Restoration of Mooresville led a team from his shop to Hollywood in October to compete on the Speed Channel's "Car Warriors" show, which challenges teams to build a car in 48 hours. A team built a car dedicated to childhood cancer awareness, as Smith's son, Bryson, 4, was diagnosed with leukemia in June 2011. The Speed Channel will feature their effort at 9 p.m. March 7.
Youth art exhibit: The Mooresville Artist Guild's seventh annual Youth Exhibit is on display throughout March. The official opening will be 6-9 p.m. March 9. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Leadership workshop: A free leadership workshop series at Mountain State University Mooresville will continue March 21 a discussion of "Transcendent Leadership." It will meet 8:30-10 a.m. All sessions are at MSU Mooresville, Catalina Bay, 517 Alcove Road. Register for one session or all at www.mountainstate.edu/leadership-seminar/nc-seminars.aspx or email Dallas Bragg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Tigers on the Run: 5K walk and run starts at 9 a.m. March 24 at the school, 8103 Sherrills Ford Road. Proceeds will benefit school programs.
The race is open to all ages.
Registration is $20 until March 8 and $25 starting at March 9. Race day registration costs $30. Volunteers and sponsors are needed. Details: Betsy Tessler, email@example.com or 828-478-1098. To register online, visit www.racingintheusa.com.