Lake Norman & Mooresville

Mooresville community calendar

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March 14

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

Mammals In Your Backyard:

Join a ranger to explore some of the mammals that call this area of North Carolina home. Participants must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. 10 a.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger at 2-3 p.m. for a hike of the 0.8-mile Alder Trail. We will talk about park activities, history and native wildlife. Participants must register prior to the event: 704-528-6350. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

March 15

New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman:

Monthly meeting for singles who are 50-plus years old. Details: 704-677-2331 or email pscats44@hotmail.com. 6:30 p.m. Lone Star Steak House, 668 River Highway, Mooresville. 704-799-3262.

BINGO:

Every Thursday at the VFW. Doors open at 4 p.m. Program starts at 7 p.m. VFW Post 2031, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville Details: 704-873-9126.

Danielle Miraglia:

8 p.m. The Bathtub Gin, 166 N. Main St., Mooresville.

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.

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.

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.

March 17

Habitats:

Join a park ranger to examine the components of a habitat. There will be a short activity to get you thinking about habitats, followed by a short hike. Participants must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. 10 a.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Common Game Fish:

Join a ranger at 2 p.m. for a power point presentation on the Game Fish of Lake Norman. The program will last about an hour. Maximum number of people is 30. Participants must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

St Patrick's Day Dance:

A night of Fun and Dancing with the Duck's Brothers Band. 8 p.m. $8 per person. 704-873-9126. VFW Post 2031, 139 Jordan Lane, Statesville.

March 18

Spring Tree ID:

This activity will help those interested in learning about trees and what features to look for to identify them. Maximum number of people is 25. Bring tree ID guidebooks if you like. Participants must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. 10 a.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

Mammals of the Park:

Join a park ranger at 2 p.m. for a Powerpoint presentation about the mammals found in the park. Maximum number of people is 30. Must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. 2 p.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

March 19

Book Discussion:

Dr. Tony Abbott will lead discussion of "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese. 6:30 p.m. Free. 828-478-2729. Slanting Bridge Fire House, 4011 Slanting Bridge Road, Sherrills Ford.

March 20

Organ at Davidson Performance:

The organists will present "Bach's Birthday Bash," a program of music by J.S. Bach, his sons and his students. Donations will be accepted. 7:30 p.m. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 208 Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-5641. www.dcpc.org

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.

Learn to Prevent Falls:

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls is a program that can help you prevent falls. 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.

What's the Dirt on Dirt?:

Join a park ranger to dig into the ground looking at the different types of soil that is found in the park. Wear comfortable shoes for hiking and be prepared to get dirty. Maximum number of people is 20. Participants must register prior to event: 704-528-6350. 2 p.m. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman. 704-528-6350.

March 21

Alder Trail Hike:

Join a ranger at 2-3 p.m. for a hike of the 0.8-mile Alder Trail. Participants must register: 704-528-6350. Free. Lake Norman State Park, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman.

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