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TUESDAY, JAN. 14

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.

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.

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.

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 the DEVIL Real? – An exorcist tells all.” 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.

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

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

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.

Everyone is welcome and the public is invited to attend this educational program and ECA Leader Training on “The Five Languages of Love” 11 a.m. at North Carolina Cooperative Extension , Cabarrus County Center, 715 Cabarrus Ave. W, Concord. The program is hosted by the Cabarrus County Extension and Community Association ( ECA ) and will be led by Renee Gray, Owner of Tender Hearted Home Care. Preregistration is not required. For more information contact 704-920-3310 weekdays.

THURSDAY, JAN. 16

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.

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, JAN. 17

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, JAN. 18

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.

The 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Community Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. at the Bethel Enrichment Center. Mr. Jim Embry, President of the Lexington, Kentucky Sustainable Communities Network, will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $10 adult and $5 children 12 and under. Tables are $150. Sponsorship opportunities for businesses are available starting at $250. Tickets may also be purchased on-line at bbcm.info/mlk. Get your tickets today. Please share.

MONDAY, JAN. 20

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, JAN. 21

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: “The Witch Next Door – What’s the appeal of Wicca and paganism? ” 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.

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

The To Live Again Support Group for Widows and Widowers will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Mayflower Restaurant, 1493 US 29, Concord. For more information, call 704-786-1787.

MONDAY, JAN. 27

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, JAN. 28

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.

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: “CONSPIRACIES – What “they” don’t want you to know”. 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, JAN. 29

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, JAN. 30

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, JAN. 31

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. 1

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, FEB. 3

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.

Cabarrus Christian Women’s Connection at the Cabarrus Country Club, 3247 Weddington Road, Concord, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Ian Sweeney and Tony Swick from the Senior Center of Cabarrus County will talk about the programs and resources available for seniors. Guest speaker will be Diane Scott. Reservations for brunch and nursery are needed by Monday, Feb. 3. Program cost is $17, all-inclusive. Call Barbara at 704-786-2722 or email barb1960@windstream.net for reservations.

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

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, FEB. 6

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.

TUESDAY, FEB. 11

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, FEB. 12

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, FEB. 13

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. 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. Contact 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 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, 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. Contact 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 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, FEB. 20

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, 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 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, 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.

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.