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Solace for the Children fundraiser April 28

The Solace for the Children ​”​Giving Games​”​ will be held April 28 from 4 ​pm to​ 6 pm at Primal Brewery in Huntersville. Teams compete in cornhole, mini-tennis and minute-to-win-it games​. Ticket​s, which are $35 each, ​include BBQ dinner and one beverage. ​The​ goal is to raise money to cover travel expenses to bring ​four ​children of war to the Lake Norman​ ​area […]

Hopewell Baptist community event April 27

Hopewell Baptist Church is hosting its 8th Annual “Concert at the Corner” community event at the church ballfield on Saturday April 27. The event, which starts at 5 pm, features musical performances by Josh Gilbert, Adam Beard and John Lewis. There will be activities for the children, including inflatable bounce houses and slides, games and […]

Butterfly Run is May 18

The third annual Butterfly Run in honor of the late Lauren Kimsey gets under way at 8 am May 18 at Aquesta Bank in Cornelius. The event, which will feature a live butterfly release, is organized by the Lauren Marie Kimsey Foundation for Synovial Sarcoma. Lauren Kimsey passed away from synovial sarcoma in 2016 after […]

Community bike ride May 11

The Cornelius Police Dept. will lead a community bicycle ride leaving from the Bailey Road Recreation Center May 11. The 10-mile ride departs at 9 am, and winds through the streets and greenways of Cornelius and Davidson before returning to Bailey Road about an hour later. Anyone age 14 and older is welcome, but ages 14-17 must be accompanied by […]

Hopewell Headliners present ‘Bring it On’

The Hopewell Headliners​ will present “Bring It On​: The Musical” ​Thursday, ​Friday and Saturday May 9-11 at 7 pm at Hopewell High. Tickets are $10 for adults ​and ​$7 for students.​ The show features not only singing and acting, but also cheer stunts​. It’s​ loosely based on the 2000 film written by Jessica Bendinger​. More info:​Director/Instructor​ ​Lillian Allemond […]

Hook up with fishing and Earth Jam April 27

“Hooked on Cornelius” lands at Robbins Park again this year April 27. Ideal for children ages 7-12, the free event is part of an Earth Jam Celebration with green activities all afternoon and early evening. The family fishing event starts at 2 pm, while Earth Jam gets under way at 4. Activities including live bluegrass […]

Fight the Good Fight events

Fight the Good Fight​ ​​will hold the​ 5th Annual 7k/1.7​ mile​ Family Walk Run ​May 18 b​enefiting ​p​atients ​diagnosed with ​p​rimary ​brain ​t​umors​. ​The event is stroller- and dog-friendly. The 7k starts at 8 am at Huntersville Presbyterian, 201 S. Old Statesville Road; the 1.7k starts at 8:15 am.​ ​The organization is also holding “Crafty Beer Guys Food Truck Raffle Event Friday” May 10 […]

Riverkeeper kayak outing April 27

The Catawba Riverkeepers will hold a kayak outing on Lake Mylie April 27. Meet at Tailrace Marina, 1000 Marina Village Drive in Mt. Holly, at 9 am on Saturday Apr. 27.  Bring your own kayak or canoe. E-mail hillary@catawbariverkeeper.org to reserve a free kayak, or rent one at the marina (704-827-0000).  For more information, contact Ben Benoit at 704-489-6249 or […]

Once upon a mattress sale

The Hough High School Band Program will host a Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27 in the Hough High School lobby on Bailey Road. There will be a full range of bed styles, sizes and name brands to test from 10 am to 5 pm. All mattress sizes (twin, full, queen, king, California king) and […]

Women’s Conference April 11

The 2019 Women’s Conference will be held Thursday, April 11 at The Peninsula Club. The conference, which is put on by the Lake Norman Chamber’s Diversity Council, runs from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker is Amy Burkett, general manager of WTVI, the PBS station in Charlotte. The theme for this year’s […]