FRIDAY, NOV. 8

Play duplicate bridge at 9:15 a.m. at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, Concord. Bring a partner. Regular fee is $5. Call Craig Poplin at 704-699-3662 with any questions.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Saturday at 4 p.m. Early games are at 4:15 p.m. The main program will start at 8 p.m. Concord American Legion Post 51 is at 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord. For more information, call 864-505-1407.

Fifth Annual Family and Friends Craft Sale will be held at The Amity House at Lady’s Funeral Home, 268 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Quilted items, stuffed animals, baby items, jewelry, baked and canned items, wooden crafts, greeting cards, Christmas decor, gourd birdhouses, and more gift ideas for stocking stuffers, teachers, club members or secret Santas.

Humane Society of Concord second annual chili cook-off will be held from 3-6 p.m. at the Cabarrus Brewing Co.,329 McGill Ave. NW, Concord. Patrons can purchase tasting tickets for $10 each in advance and $15 each at the door. Entry fee is $15 and forms can be obtained by emailing hsoceventsinfo@yahoo.com. Proceeds go to supporting the shelters.

MONDAY, NOV. 11

Play duplicate bridge at 12:15 p.m. at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, Concord. Bring a partner. Regular fee is $5. Call Craig Poplin at 704-699-3662 with any questions.

10th Annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held at Logan Multipurpose Center (Logan Gym) from 1-3 p.m. All veterans, family and friends are invited. Food, prizes and entertainment will be available.

The next meeting of the Cabarrus Quilters Guild will be at the Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. in Concord. Social time starts at 6 p.m., with the meeting starting promptly at 6:30. The group will have a CVAN representative speak at the meeting about the organization. For more information on the guild, go to www.cabarrusquiltersguild.org.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

TOPS NC 12, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets at Flow Harris Presbyterian Church, 308 Winecoff School Road, Concord. Weigh-in starts at 5:30 p.m., with meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Gail Floyd at 704-788-8064 or Schaly McCullen at 704-213-2689.

Cabarrus Veterans Coalition, along with Carm’s Café, invites all veterans to the weekly coffee meeting at Carm’s Café, 42 S. Union St., Concord, between 8:30-10:30 a.m. Join fellow veterans and have some coffee.

American Legion Post 523 will be meeting at 7 p.m. at Harrisburg Presbyterian Church, 4815 N.C. 49, Harrisburg. Follow American Legion No. 523 on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Alzheimer’s support group for caregivers meets at Kannapolis Church of Christ. The meeting will be held at noon. The meeting is conducted by trained facilitators and is a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system. The church is at 2315 Concord Lake Road, Kannapolis.

The Cabarrus County Branch of the NAACP invites all people of good faith to join them at 6 p.m. The all-inclusive, all-welcoming group meets at the First Missionary Baptist Church fellowship hall, 192 Tournament Drive SW, Concord. Call Amos at 704-560-1877.

Join friends and neighbors at the Cabarrus County Senior Democrats Tuesday dinner meeting. Sponsored on the second Tuesday of every month, Senior Democrats meet between 6:30 and 8 p.m. at Troutman’s Restaurant, 362 Church St. in Concord. Dinner is served from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Dinner seating is limited and reservations are requested by calling 980-621-0398.

Lifetree Café is a “conversation café” where everyone is welcome to join meaningful conversations that explore life and faith from 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments are served. This week’s topic is “Zzzz … Practical Help for Getting a Better Night’s Sleep.” The café is at 113 First St., Kannapolis (next to the Gem Theatre). For more information, email lifetreekannapolis@gmail.com or go to Facebook — Lifetree Café Kannapolis, and @Meet Up.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association monthly meeting will be held at noon at Rosebriar Restaurant, 528 Wiscassett St., Albemarle. Note: Cash only. Sarah Marbach of Aetna Health will speak on 2020 health insurance options. All federal employees and retirees are welcome.

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

“Special Holiday Coffee and Tea Program” will be hosted by Cabarrus Extension and Community Association in the Cabarrus Rooms at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center on Highway 49, Concord. It will feature the local S&D Coffee & Tea and include sampling of both coffee and tea during the program. Other highlights of the festive program include holiday decorations by local ECA members, door prizes and a choice of home-baked cakes after a festive luncheon. Doors will open at 10:30 and the program will begin at 11 a.m. Preregistration and payment is required. Cost is $10. Register online at http:cabarruscounty.us/register or by calling 704-920-3310, or register in person at N.C. Cooperative Extension-Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W., Concord. Space is limited. Reservations and payment will be required by 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8. For more information, call 704-920-3310.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

TOPS NC 437, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-in starts at 9:30 a.m. For information, call Barbara at 704-932-1172. Visitors welcome.

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Early games are at 4:15 p.m. Concord American Legion Post 51 is at 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord. Call 864-505-1407.

Regular Council on Aging Membership Luncheon Meeting at Concord Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE, Concord. Bring a covered dish in by 11:30 a.m. Meeting at 12:30 p.m. The 2020 elected board members will be installed and you can also pay for your 2020 membership dues at this time. Dues are $3 per person or $5 for two people.

Lifetree Café is a “conversation café” where everyone is welcome to join meaningful conversations that explore life and faith from 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments are served. This week’s topic is “Make a Difference Now — Choose to Be Extraordinary.” The café is at 113 First St., Kannapolis (next to the Gem Theatre). Email lifetreekannapolis@gmail.com or go to Facebook — Lifetree Café Kannapolis, and @Meet Up.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

TOPS Chapter 445, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets at 10 a.m. at Center United Methodist Church, 1119 Union St. S, Concord. For more information, call Jewel Payne at 704-782-4852.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

Exercise classes are held from 5-6 p.m. in the Allen T. Small Family Life Center, at 192 Spring St. SW, Concord. Classes feature walking and aerobics and are tailored to every age group. For more information, call 704-786-6818.

The To Live Again Support Group for Widows and Widowers will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Christo’s Family Restaurant, 235 Branchview Drive, Concord. For more information, call 704-786-1787.

Allen-Graham Masonic Lodge #695 A.F.&A.M. will have a Stated Communication at 7 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. The lodge is located at 702 S. Main St., Kannapolis.

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

Play duplicate bridge at 9:15 a.m. at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, Concord. Bring a partner. Regular fee is $5. Contact Craig Poplin at 704-699-3662 with any questions.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Saturday at 4 p.m. Early games at 4:15 p.m. The main program will start at 8 p.m. We welcome all our loyal followers back to Legion Bingo. Help your local veterans continue to support our community. Concord American Legion Post 51 is located at 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord. For more information, call 864-505-1407.

MONDAY, NOV. 25

Play duplicate bridge at 12:15 p.m. at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, Concord. Bring a partner. Regular fee is $5. Contact Craig Poplin at 704-699-3662 with any questions.

TUESDAY, NOV. 26

TOPS NC 12, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), meets at Flow Harris Presbyterian Church, 308 Winecoff School Road, Concord. Weigh in starts at 5:30 p.m. with meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Gail Floyd at 704-788-8064 or Schaly McCullen at 704-213-2689.

Cabarrus Veterans Coalition along with Carm’s Café invites all veterans to the weekly coffee meeting at Carm’s Café, 42 S Union St, Concord, between 8:30-10:30 a.m. Join fellow veterans and have some coffee.

Lifetree Café is a “conversation café” where everyone is welcome to join meaningful conversations that explore life and faith from 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments are served. This week’s topic: “A Day in the Life of the Hidden Homeless — A mother is struggling to keep her family together”. The café is located at 113 First St. Kannapolis (next to the Gem Theatre). For more information: email — lifetreekannapolis@gmail.com or Facebook — Lifetree Café Kannapolis, and @Meet Up.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

Veterans are invited to a Veterans Breakfast at Morningside of Concord, 500 Penny Lane NE, Concord, from 8-9 a.m. Stop by for an exceptional start to your day with a free meal for all that you have done. Catch up with friends, stay for a tour, and learn how we salute our veterans every day.

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

3rd Annual Logan’s lit Christmas Parade. Registration will start at 11 a.m. Parade will start at 1:30 p.m. Register location Chestnut and Lincoln Steet. For more information, call 704-792-5200 or 704-712-1610.

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