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With the growth of family history records and websites, people around the world are flocking to the Internet to find out about their ancestors and get connected to their family history. In response to this influx, FamilySearch.org is hosting its annual Worldwide Indexing Event Oct. 20-22, for anyone interested in participating.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:38

Promote awareness with Puppy Up!

TROUTMAN, N.C. -- The group that for four years has been raising awareness and funds for, as well as continuing education in, the study of comparative oncology and the links between canine and human cancer, will hold its fifth annual “Puppy Up! Lake Norman” next month at Daveste Vineyards in Troutman.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:37

Bahá’í ceremony Sunday at park

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Followers of the Bahá’í Faith from the Huntersville and Lake Norman region will hold a tree-planting and dedication ceremony this weekend to mark a monumental anniversary for the movement’s founder.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:35

Let’s keep talking about mental illness

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Following an alarming string of five suicides in the Town of Davidson, the group Davidson LifeLine was formed in 2012 to allow people a safe place to talk through and work to break down the stigma associated with suicide and its varied and underlying elements of mental illness.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:34

Ghoulish fun at play festival

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson Community Players (DCP) will hold its inaugural performance at the DCP Actor’s Lab in Cornelius as it prepares to present Boos and Brews, a Halloween play festival that will be held in collaboration with the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius on Oct. 26-28.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:33

Free Halloween fun at Ramah

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Ramah Presbyterian Church in Huntersville will host its annual “Trunk-Or-Treat” on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. Children in fifth grade or younger are invited to participate in trunk-or-treating, as well as enjoy some pizza for dinner.  Other activities include a bounce house and a haunted guided trail walk.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:31

Up, up and away in colorful style

STATESVILLE, N.C. -- The Carolina Balloonfest will send balloons to the skies Oct. 20-22 in Statesville, as this annual event hopes to contribute more money to local charities than ever before.
In recent years, the festival has donated a portion of proceeds to various local charities totaling nearly $500,000.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:30

It’s BBQ time at Mt. Zion

CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Mt. Zion United Methodist Church’s 79th annual BBQ is set for Saturday, Nov 4., beginning at 11 a.m., and running until the food is sold out. The event will include entertainment in the dining hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:29

Take a hike at Robbins Park

CORNELIUS, N.C. -- The Town of Cornelius will partner with Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9 a.m., for a guided hike through the trails at Robbins Park and Nature Preserve.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:28

Get fit, get moving at Bailey Road track

CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7, and continuing through February 2018, the track at Bailey Road Park in Cornelius will be lighted from 6 to 8 p.m., to provide a safe place to walk, run or just throw a ball around with family and friends.

The open time at the track is sponsored by the Town of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department. More information about the variety of PARC programs available may be found at Cornelius.org/parc or by calling 704-892-6031, ext. 160.