"We will celebrate the exciting fall season with a craft festival that I know our members, their friends and family will enjoy," says Ahern. "We are urging interested craft vendors to contact us now and enroll to participate."
Registration held for senior softball
Huntersville Park and Recreation and Cornelius PARC will offer the Ralph Lambert senior adult softball league. Registration continues through July 27 for men and women ages 50 and older. There will be two divisions of play for competitive and recreational teams. Games will be played on Wednesday nights and the season will consist of a 10 game regular season with an end-of-the-season tournament.
Skills day and player meeting will be held Saturday, July 28, at noon at North Mecklenburg Park in Huntersville. Cost is $30 for Huntersville and Cornelius residents, $45 for all others. Register at Huntersville Park and Recreation, 105 Gilead Road, Third Floor, 704-766-2220; or Cornelius PARC, 21445 Catawba Ave., 704-896-2460, ext. 160.
Go to the beach at Bailey Road Park
The 2012 Cornelius PARC Concerts in the Park Series presented by MI-Connection continues Saturday, July 28, with "Beach Bash in the Park" featuring Big Time Party Band. The concert will be held at the Bailey Road Park bandshell, 11536 Bailey Road.
Concessions are provided by Bruster's Ice Cream/Nathan's Hot Dogs and Heart2Heart Bakery & Cafe. Children's activities are available and parking and admission are free. Coolers are permitted but no alcohol, smoking, pets, glass containers or open flames. Gates open at 7 p.m. The final concert in this summer's series is "Country Night in the Park" featuring the Chris Lane Band on Saturday, Aug. 18. Sponsors are The McIntosh Law Firm, ElectriCities and the Lake Norman Citizen.
Watch 'Tintin' under the stars
The next opportunity to catch a movie under the stars is Saturday, July 21, when the Cornelius PARC Department will screen The Adventures of Tintin on the giant inflatable screen at Smithville Park. Weather permitting, all movies in this summer's series begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase. Movie dates, times and locations are subject to change. Some movies are edited for general content. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
Remaining scheduled movies and locations are Wednesday, July 25, Zookeeper at Kenton Place; Wednesday, Aug. 8, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, Kenton Place; Wednesday, Aug. 22, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Kenton Place; and Saturday, Aug. 25, Soul Surfer, Cornelius Town Hall. Smithville Park is at 18710 S. Ferry St., Kenton Place is at 17115 Kenton Dr., and Cornelius Town Hall is at 21445 Catawba Ave. If weather conditions are questionable, call PARC's weather hotline at 704-896-2460, ext 290.