April 23 School of Rock Charlotte will host its Fun Fest on May 3 at Bailey Road Park. The event will run from 5:15 to 8 pm, and the gates will open at 4:30 pm. Their musicians will perform songs from the current Top 40 hits.
April 19 Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville's Parks and Recreation offices will hold Hershey's Track and Field Games program on May 10. Registration will begin at 9 am, and the event will kick off at 9:30.
April 23 The Lake Norman Chamber and the Town of Cornelius will host a public workshop and educational briefing on the Exit 28 Diverging Diamond Interchange Thursday, April 24 at 7 pm at Cornelius Town Hall. It is a chance to hear from DOT officials and town staff about the construction time table and impact on local businesses.
April 23 The Cornelius Parks and Recreation and the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will observe Earth Day Saturday, April 26 from 10 am to noon at Robbins Park on West Catawba Avenue.There will be free "green" activities, including arts and crafts, demonstrations, butterfly garden installation, wildlife habitat improvements, and nature walks. University Turf Management will provide free seedlings while supplies last and Mecklenburg County will host a composting class.
April 17 Della Freedman will direct "Life As We Know It" at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center. The 90-minute show will play April 24-27 and May 1-4. "Life As We Know It" will feature five satirical comedies and a monologue about everyday life, written by North Carolina playwright Elaine Alexander. For tickets, visit www.warehousepac.com/life-as-we-know-it.
April 21 Aquesta Financial Holdings, parent company of Aquesta Bank, reported operating income rose 23 percent during the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year. The Cornelius-based company reported unaudited net income of $428,000 compared to net income of $347,000 for the first quarter of 2013.
April 17 J.V. Washam Elementary School will hold a Beginner’s Day for the parents of new students on April 30. Check-in will start at 8 a.m. in the gymnasium, followed by an information session from 8:30-10 a.m. Administrators and staff will provide parents with an overview of the kindergarten curriculum. The school is located at 9611 Westmoreland Road. Parking is available in the bus lot.
- LKN Kiwanis Social April 24
- Open House at Main Street Vet May 3
- Learn to sail at Blythe Landing
- Hand Bell Choir performs May 17
- Mayor Pro Tem Washam holding 'Listening Circle'
- Aquesta begins interior work for new branch adjacent to Food Lion
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