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FRIDAY, FEB. 14

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, FEB. 15

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. We welcome all our loyal followers back to Legion Bingo. Help local veterans continue to support the community. Concord American Legion Post 51 is at 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord. For more information, call 864-505-1407.

African American Religious Research, 1 p.m. at the the Concord Public Library, 27 Union St. N. Genealogist and scholar Tim Pinnick shares tips and strategies for successful congregational and family research in African American religious resources. Sponsored by the Concord Friends of the Library. For more information, call 704-920-2061.

Join friends and neighbors at the Cabarrus County Democratic Party, Organizing to Win meeting. This is an opportunity to organize Democrats in your neighborhood and in areas all over the county. The meeting will be held at the new building of the Kannapolis Middle School, recently built behind the old middle school at 1000 Virginia Dare St. in Kannapolis. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m.

MONDAY, FEB. 17

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.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

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 a 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 is “Overcoming Life’s Obstacles — How a 10-Story Fall Changed One Man’s Perspective.” 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.

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary and Shoe Show Inc. are holding the 16th annual “SOUPER BOWL” fundraiser at Forest Hill United Methodist Church, 265 Union St. N., Concord, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join them for a lunch of soup, crackers, a beverage and dessert for $10. There will also be a bake sale and a sale of donated items. All monies raised go back into the community to help the less fortunate.

Southern Piedmont Woodturners’ guest turner this month will be Lan Brady. He will be demonstrating how to make a kuksa on the lathe. SPW meets at ClearWater Art Center & Studios, 223 Crowell Drive NW, Concord (corner of Crowell and Kerr Street). Enter via stairs to the second floor on the end near Kerr Street. A social hour starts at 5:30, and the meeting convenes at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Phil at 704-796-0803 or philandjeannegoodman@carolina.rr.com

THURSDAY, FEB. 20

Allen-Graham Masonic Lodge No. 695 A.F. & A.M. will have a stated communication at 7 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. The lodge is at 702 S. Main St., Kannapolis.

Come and learn to make a hospice basket for free or take it home for a tote. Basket weaving classes are every Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. and Thursdays from 12:30-3 p.m. at 10325 Jim Sossoman Road, Midland. Call Cindy Russell for more information at 704-806-4944 or 704-786-0995.

SATURDAY, FEB. 22

Smart Aging Workshop: Elder Care Planning will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC Fellowship Center, below the main sanctuary, 265 Union St. N., Concord.

13th annual SPAYghetti Dinner hosted by the Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus County will be held from 5-10 p.m. at City Club at Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave. NW, Suite 150, Concord. There will be raffles, auctions, door prizes, live entertainment and more. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets available at Ruth’s Memorial Shelter and Princeton’s Meow.

MONDAY, FEB. 24

American Legion Post 51, 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord, will be meeting at 7 p.m. All veterans are welcome. For more information, call 704-782-6915.

TUESDAY, FEB. 25

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 more information, call Barbara Lewis at 704-932-1172. Visitors are welcome.

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Early games are at 4:15 p.m. Help local veterans continue to support the community. Concord American Legion Post 51 is at 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord. For more information, call 864-505-1407.

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 “Reincarnation — Have You Been Here Before?” The café is 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, FEB. 26

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.

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.

Come and learn to make a hospice basket for free or take it home for a tote. Basket weaving classes every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m. Call Cindy Russell for more information at 704-806-4944 or 704-786-0995, 10325 Jim Sossoman Road, Midland.

THURSDAY, FEB. 27

Salisbury Caregiver Conference will be held at First Presbyterian Church Salisbury, 308 W Fisher Street, Salisbury, at 9:30 a.m. Free. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 704-775-3624.

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.

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

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, FEB. 29

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, MARCH 2

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, MARCH 3

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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

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.

Cabarrus Christian Women’s Connection at the Cabarrus Country Club, 3247 Weddington Road, Concord, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Special feature: Anna Maria Peterson will speak about the importance and benefits of an “Ordered Life”. Reservations for brunch and nursery are needed by Monday, March 2. Program cost is $17, all-inclusive. Call Barbara at 704-786-2722 or email barb1960@windstream.net for reservations.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Be a part of a wonderful opportunity called Cabarrus Prays! Come together to pray once a month for one hour. No matter the backgrounds, race, church denomination or age. Gathering will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at Concord Fire Department Firehouse #9, 1030 Ivey Cline Road, Concord (Poplar Tent Road).

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

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

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Early games at 4:15 p.m. We welcome all our local 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.

St John’s Grange meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at the St. John’s Fellowship Hall located at 6200 Mt. Olive Road in Concord. Grange is a national organization founded in 1867 to support rural America and the needs of the agricultural community. New members are always welcome.

American Legion Post 523 will be meeting at 7 p.m. at Harrisburg Presbyterian Church, 4815 Hwy. NC 49, Harrisburg. Follow American Legion # 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 persons with dementia to develop a support system. The church is located 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. This 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.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

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.

Come and learn to make a hospice basket for free or take it home for a tote. Basket weaving classes every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m. Call Cindy Russell for more information at 704-806-4944 or 704-786-0995, 10325 Jim Sossoman Road, Midland.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

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.

Atrium Health is hosting a series of advance directive planning workshops at area libraries. They will explain how to review and complete healthcare power of attorney and living will forms. These workshops will also offer free notarization of advance directive forms, as well as guidance on what to do with them once they are complete. Drop in at the Concord Library, 27 Union St. N, between 5-7 p.m. Most people spend about 45 minutes at the event.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

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, MARCH 14

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.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

The Piedmont Prime Time Community Band will honor area Band Directors with its spring concert, “The Key Signature.” This free concert will be held at 40 p.m., at Winkler Middle School, 4501 Weddington Road, Concord. The Piedmont Prime Time Community Band features over 50 volunteer musicians from throughout the Piedmont region, and is directed by Jason Partridge.

MONDAY, MARCH 16

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, MARCH 17

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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 23

American Legion Post 51, 165 Wilshire Ave. SW, Concord, will be meeting at 7 p.m. All Veterans are welcome. For more information, call 704-782-6915.

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

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

Concord Bingo at American Legion Post 51. Doors open every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Early games at 4:15 p.m. We welcome all our local 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.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

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.

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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

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.

Come and learn to make a hospice basket for free or take it home for a tote. Basket weaving classes every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m. Call Cindy Russell for more information at 704-806-4944 or 704-786-0995, 10325 Jim Sossoman Road, Midland.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

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, MARCH 28

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, MARCH 30

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, MARCH 31

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.

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