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Vintage Car Show Saturday, June 8  

May 14. The Bailey’s Glen/Hough High School Partnership Car Show is Saturday, June 8. Rain date is Sun., June 9. This fundraiser for Hough students and teachers’ needs includes: Dash plaques, trophies for seven car classes, door prizes, food, 50/50 raffle, and music. No pre-registration fee. Time: 9 am to 1 pm Location: Hough High […]

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Senior Games and Silver Arts: Let’s go seniors!

Jan. 31. Are you over 50 and still have a competitive streak? Then the Mecklenburg County Senior Games and SilverArts are for you. Registration for the 2024 Mecklenburg County Senior Games and SilverArts, which will be held from April to June, will run Feb. 5-23, with early bird rates—$15 for Mecklenburg County residents and $18 […]

Free healthy cooking classes for those over 55 with medical conditions

Sept. 18. Ada Jenkins Center’s “Apple a Day” Cooking Classes for a Healthy Lifestyle sessions are open to the first 10 people who register. Classes are held every Tuesday, Oct. 3 to Dec. 12 from 9:30 to 11 am. Details Participants must be age 55 or older and can attend class regularly every week for […]

Farmers Market in Cornelius runs through Oct. 4, offers vouchers for qualifying seniors

Aug. 21. Did you know there’s a Farmers Market every week in Cornelius? It’s every Wednesday at the North Meck Recreation Center on Old Statesville Roadd/Hwy. 115, through Oct. 4. Local fruits and vegetable—from asparagus to zucchini—are for sale from 9 am to 1 pm, one day a week. For older adults, the Farmers Market […]

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Town Board votes 4-1 in favor of rental assist for eligible seniors

April 18. By Dave Vieser. With rising rents impacting senior citizens, the Cornelius Town Board approved a one-time rental assistance program with Commissioner Dave Gilroy casting the lone vote in opposition. The cost to the town will be $50,000, utilizing money from the general fund. Deputy Town Manager Wayne Herron said the Cornelius Community Development […]

Northern Regional Recreation

Northern Regional Rec Center will open in June

May 31. The Northern Regional Recreation Center will officially open June 24 with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at 10 am. The new facility, located at 18121 Old Statesville Road/Hwy. 115 will open for MeckPass members June 13. The opening has been delayed for months at a time because of COVID and resulting labor shortages. […]

Virtual fair: Older Americans Month

May 19. US Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) will hold a Virtual Seniors and Caregivers Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 26 at 6 pm. Expert presenters will outline resources that help enhance the quality of life for older citizens as well as provide information for caregivers. To register, click here. The one hour program is via […]

Senior Wellness Fair

Sept. 14. The North Mecklenburg Senior Center’s Annual Wellness Fair will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 9 am to 1 pm. Admission to the event, which will be held at senior center, 102 Gilead Road in Huntersville, is free. Parking is behind the building as well as at the Town Center parking deck. More […]

Bethel Pres Health Talk Aug. 4

Emergency Room or Urgent Care?  Which one do I go to?  Find out at the Bethel Presbyterian Church Health Talks Tuesday, Aug. 4 6:30 pm. The group will meet in the Activity Center with Dr. Eric Brown, Director of Carolinas Healthcare System- Huntersville Emergency Department. RSVP to healthtalks@bethel-pc.org or 704-892-0546.