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Weekly calendar April 3-9: Lots to do

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Pushh plays Friday at Birkdale Village.PHoto | Pushh website

Monday, April 3

Duck and Bunny hopping around Huntersville

6-7pm | April 3. Come for a craft and take photos with Duck and Bunny. Abernathy Park, Glendale Drive and Park Lane, Huntersville.

Tuesday, April 4

Marie Yovanovitch

A Conversation with former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

7 – 8:30 pm. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch will be speaking  about her recent book “Lessons from the Edge,” a New York Times bestseller. A career diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, she found herself in an unanticipated role as a key player in the 2019 impeachment proceedings against then-President Trump. Yovanovitch will be joined by former U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria and current President of the American Foreign Service Association Eric Rubin to discuss challenges to advancing U.S. national interests worldwide, but particularly in countering Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and its consequences.This event, but tickets required. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College.

Duck and Bunny hopping around Huntersville

10-11 am | April 4. Come for a craft and take photos with Duck and Bunny. North Meck Park, 16131 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville.

Wednesday, April 5

Duck and Bunny hopping around Huntersville

6-7 pm | April 5. Come for a craft and take photos with Duck and Bunny. David B. Waymer Park, 14200 Holbrooks Rd., Huntersville.

Thursday, April 6

Duck and Bunny hopping around Huntersville

10-11 am | April 6. Come for a craft and take photos with Duck and Bunny. Holbrook Park, 100 Sherwood Dr., Huntersville.

Thursday, April 6, through Thursday, June 29

Senior Dance

3:30 – 4:30 pm | Thursdays. This free class is designed for senior adults to improve flexibility, breath, balance, mobility, and fluidity by exploring various elements of ballet, jazz, modern, and improvisation. Participants can choose to take the class seated, standing, or a combination of both. Presented by Charlotte Ballet. Northern Regional Recreation Center, 18121 Old Statesville Rd., Cornelius.

Friday, April 7

Live Under the Oaks Concert

6-8 pm | April 7. Pushh. No coolers are allowed. The Plaza, Birkdale Village, Huntersville.

Girls Night Out

4-8 pm | April 7. The Pink Boutique is parking their big pink bus in our Biergarten for a night of shopping along with Nomadic Jeweler, a Jewelry pop-up making tailored and permanent jewelry. Live music with John and Rachael and food from Tin Kitchen. Lost Worlds Brewing, 19700-D One Norman Blvd., Cornelius.

Rescheduled: Spring Fling Eggstravaganza 

10 am – 3 pm | April 7. Age and ability specific egg hunts, face painting and more.  Admission is $5 and all egg hunt participants must register in advance rescueranch.com and be paid prior to the day of the event.  Rescue Ranch, 1424 Turnersburg Hwy., Statesville 28625.

Saturday, April 8

‘Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival

2 – 8 pm | April 8. Two stages of live bands; more than 100 local artists, craftsmen and vendors; local craft breweries, food trucks’ kids zone, games. Oak St Mill, Town Hall and Catawba Aveniue in downtown Cornelius.

Saturday, April 8

Movie night at Birkdale

7:30 pm | April 8. “The Sandlot.” Free. Seating is first come, first serve. Bring additional blankets and chairs; no coolers allowed.The Plaza, Birkdale Village.

Tawba Walk

2-8 pm | April 8.  Eclectic art crawl through the heart of Cornelius, featuring local vendors, live street performances, shopping, food and more. Downtown Cornelius.

Sippin Saturdays

7:30-10:30 pm | Saturdays. DJ / music. Thigs Cocktails LKN 21234 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.

Sunday, April 9

House and Store Guided Tour

1:15 and 3 pm | Sundays. Step back in time to 1779 and explore the Hugh Torance House and Store. There is no fee, but donations are welcome. Cedar Grove and the Hugh Torance House and Store, 8231 Gilead Rd., Huntersville.