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Weekly agenda Feb. 14- 20: Here is what’s going on this week

Feb. 18: Home Grown reception at Cain Center for the Arts

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Feb. 14

Amandine Gay Film Screening – Une Histoire à Soi/ A Story of One’s Own 
7-10 pm. Film screening + Q&A with the director. Film in French w/ English subtitles. The event is free and open to the public. Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121), Davidson College.

Organ at Davidson, Season Continues 

7:30 – 9 pm. Matthew Cates, Kenan Organ Scholar from UNC School of the Arts will perform. Free concert. Davidson College Presbyterian Church Sanctuary.

Feb. 14: “Hidden Figures” at Huntersville

Showing of “Hidden Figures”

2 pm. Movie with popcorn and candy selection. The program is free to attend. Attendees should  pre-register by phone at 980-314-1127. All ages are welcome to join. Masks will be required indoors. David B. Waymer Recreation Center, 14008 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville. For information, contact the Waymer Center at 980-314-1127or email TRInfo@MeckNC.gov or Huntersville Parks & Recreation Downtown Events Coordinator Lindsay Small at LSmall@huntersville.org.

Feb. 14, 15 and 17

Open Track Nights on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

6-8 pm. James Hoyt Wilhelm Park’s 1/4-mile walking track will be lighted on Mondays and Bailey Road Park’s regulation track will be lighted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Both open to the public.

Feb. 15

Scaffolding: Helping Every Student Succeed 

3 – 4 pm. Dr. Flower Darby discusses strategies to add structure and develop critical thinking without sacrificing rigor. Watch this webinar together in the Wall Atrium or watch on the Workshop Series website. Wall Academic Center Hamilton W. McKay Atrium, Davidson College.

“Practicing Intersectionality and Being Actively Antiracist” presented by Amandine Gay 

4:30 PM – 5:30 pm. Public Lecture by Amandine Gay “Practicing Intersectionality and Being Actively Antiracist: Working toward equality and social justice is a dirty job, are you still up for it?” Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121), Davidson College.

Feb. 17

Emily Mendenhall ’04 “Unmasked” Author Talk 

7 – 8:30 pm. Author and Davidson alumni Emily Mendenhall ’04, is a medical anthropologist and Professor in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program at Georgetown University. She publishes widely in anthropology, medicine, and public health. Her latest book, “Unmasked,” investigates political priorities, cultural squabbles, and business interests that undermine public health when no mandates are in place. Event will be live-streamed. Join virtually or in person.  Join virtually  or in person. Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Smith 900 Room, Davidson College.

Feb. 18

Home Grown reception

6:30-8:30 pm. An opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy an evening of artist talks with light refreshments provided. Cain Center for the Arts, 19725 Oak St., Suite 1.

Pearce Hyatt ’22 Exhibition Presentation and Reception

4-6 pm. Opening reception with Pearce Hyatt ’22 followed by artist’s talk presented in-person and via Zoom. To attend by Zoom please RSVP. A reception will follow the presentation.

Davidson College Symphony Orchestra: Winter Concert 

7:30- 9 pm. J. Estes Millner Professor of Music William D. Lawing and Artist Associate Cynthia Lawing perform Shostakovich’s Concerto No.1 for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Online ticket sales are subject to an Etix convenience fee. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required. Please visit www.davidson.edu/music/covid for full details. Knobloch Campus Center DFPH-Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College.

Feb. 19: Davidson Farmers Market

Feb.  19

Davidsons Farmers Market 

9 am – noon. Winter Market.

Cardio Funk 

9-10 am. Saturdays. This high-energy class takes place at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $5/class or $40 for a 10-class pass. pay at the door.

Feb. 20

Open Gym Senior Pickleball 

1-3 pm Sundays at JV Washam Recreation Center.

Through March 26

Home Grown

Visit the exhibit during Cornelius Arts Center gallery regular business hours, 10 am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Admission is free.

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