June 12

• RIVER JAM: Earphunk performs as part of the River Jam concert series at 7-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Details: www.usnwc.org.

 

June 13

• GRADUATION: North Mecklenburg High School holds graduation at noon at Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us

• ARTS FESTIVAL: Mount Holly Arts in the Alley features artists, live music, wine and food 5:30-9 p.m. at 127 S. Main St., Mount Holly.

• COMMUNITY CAMPING: First Baptist Church hosts a community camping experience with overnight option at 6 p.m. in the field next to the discipleship center parking lot, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The event includes hotdogs and s’mores, cornhole tournament, games and campfire stories. Details: www.fbc-h.org or 704-875-6581.

• ART RECEPTION: Mooresville Arts holds a reception for its latest exhibit 6-8 p.m. at the Mooresville Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville. Details: www.magart.org

• CONCERT: The Tim Cook Band performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net

 

June 14

• FARMERS MARKET: The Davidson Farmers Market opens 8 a.m.-noon next to Davidson Town Hall, between Main and Jackson streets. Details: www.davidsonfarmersmarket.org.

• FARMERS MARKET: The Huntersville Grower’s Market opens 8 a.m.-noon at Main & Maxwell Park in downtown Huntersville. 

• MUSIC JAM: Richard's Coffee Shop & Veterans Museum holds a community music jam 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the shop, 165 N. Main St., Mooresville.

• GARDEN YOGA: Jessica MacIntosh, of Simply Yoga Belmont, leads Yoga in the Garden at 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Admission costs $5 for garden members and $15 for others. Details: www.dsbg.org or 704-825-4490.

• BOAT CHECK: The U.S. Power Squadron offers free safety checks of vessels 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Morningstar Marina,18020 Kings Point Drive, Cornelius. Details: Patrick Phelan, pjfphelan@msn.com or 704-489-8313.

• LIT LITE: The group, which reads books under 300 pages, discusses “The Good Daughters” by Joyce Maynard at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• CONCERT: The Low Counts perform a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net

• GRADUATION: Hough High School holds graduation at 7:30 p.m. at Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us.

 

June 15

• LATIN MUSIC: Carnaval Carolina 2014 features live music 10 a.m.-11 p.m. at the Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road, Charlotte. Admission costs $10. Details: http://carnavalcarolina.com.

• CONCERT: Dukes & Smith performs a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 4-6 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.

 

June 16

• BABY STORYTIME: Babies, ages 0-17 months, experience new sights and sounds through books, songs and rhymes at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius or the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• TINY TOTS STORYTIME: Babies, ages 18-23 months, develop language, listening and coordination skills through stories, music and movement at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• FILM SCREENING: Families watch a screening of the film, “Frozen” at noon at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• SCIENCE LAB: Children, ages 5-8, experiment with bubbles and beakers in “The Mad Doctor’s Lab” at 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• GRADUATION: Hopewell High School holds graduation at 3:30 p.m. at Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte. Details: www.cms.k12.nc.us.

• RIBBON CUTTING: Merle Norman Cosmetics & Petite Spa hosts a ribbon cutting to celebrate its 50th anniversary 4-5 p.m. at the shop, 169 N. Main St., Mooresville. Details: www.merleonmain.com or 704-664-2610.

 

June 17

• EXCEL BASICS: Adults learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2007 at 10 a.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• ANIMAL PROGRAM: Staff from The Carolina Raptor Center present live animals to children, ages 5-11, at 10:30 a.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• PAWS TO READ: Children, ages 3-11, read to a therapy dog 11 a.m.-noon at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• BACKYARD BIRDS: Children, ages 5-11, explore backyard birds with Latta Plantation Nature Center at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6031.

• COMEDY SHOW: Frankie Paul performs a comedy show at 8 p.m. at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Tickets cost $10. Details: www.lkncomedyzone.com or 704-895-1782.

 

June 18 

• TWO TIME STORYTIME: Babies, ages 24-35 months, explore letters, sounds and words through stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• PRESCHOOL ACTIVITY: Preschoolers, ages 3-5, engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills at 11 a.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Babies, ages 3-5, develop language and pre-reading skills through stories, songs and activities at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• ART CLUB: Teens, ages 12-18, exercise creativity and learn new skills in a group setting at 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• KINDLE WORKSHOP: Adults learn how to borrow eBooks on a Kindle at 2 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• JOHN GREEN FEST: Teens discuss John Green books and the movie release of “The Fault in Our Stars” at 2 p.m. at North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• VIDEO GAMES: Children, ages 8-11, develop literacy and critical-thinking skills through video games at 4 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• CRUISE IN: The Spy Tech Classic Car Cruise In takes place 6-9 p.m. in the parking lot behind Spy Tech on Glenway Street in Belmont. Admission is free. Details: spyskip@gmail.com.

 

June 19

• ORGANIC GARDENING: Microfarm Organic Gardens leads an organic vegetable gardening seminar 11 a.m.-noon at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Admission costs $5 for garden members and $15 for others. Details: www.dsbg.org or 704-825-4490.

• FOOD TRUCK: Bella Love presents Food Truck Wednesday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: http://bellalove.org.

• NOOK WORKSHOP: Adults learn how to borrow eBooks on a Nook at 2 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• AUTHOR TALK: Tom Higgins, author of “Racing Into the Past,” discusses stories about NASCAR from the 1950s and 1960s at 6 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Jim Quick & Coastline perform a soul/blues concert 6-9 p.m. on the Historic Courthouse Lawn, 65 Union St. S., Concord.

• RIVER JAM: Eddie & the Public Speakers perform as part of the River Jam concert series at 7-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Details: www.usnwc.org.

• OPEN MIC: Bella Love presents Open Mic 2.0, featuring musicians, comedians and poets, 7:30-11:30 p.m. at 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: http://bellalove.org.

 

June 20

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Preschoolers, ages 3-5, engage with books and activities that encourage language and pre-reading skills 10:15-10:45 a.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Toddlers, ages 18-35 months, build language skills through books, music and movement 11-11:30 a.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• TECHNOLOGY TUTOR: Adults get one-on-one computer help 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• FILM SCREENING: Families watch a screening of the G-rated film “Meet the Robinsons” at 2 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• CONCERT: The Rhythm Masters perform a free concert as part of the Mingling on the Greens Concert Series 7-9 p.m. at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Drive, Huntersville. Details: www.birkdalevillage.net.

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The Town of Harrisburg screens “Monster’s University,” a G film, as part of the 2014 Movies in the Park series at dusk at Harrisburg Park, 191 Sims Pkwy., Harrisburg. Activities start at 6 p.m. Details: www.harrisburgnc.org.

 

Ongoing

• SCULPTURES: Meredith Connelly shows large sound-sensitive illuminated sculptures in her latest exhibit, “UMBRA,” at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius.

• ART GALLERY: Bella Love’s showcases its latest art exhibit, “Fractured Realty,” 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at Brick Row, 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: brickrowgallery@gmail.com

• ART EXHIBIT: Andre Christine Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Artist Vision': Inside, Outside,” opens 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 148 Ervin Road, Mooresville. Details: www.andrechristinegallery.com or 704-664-1164.