March 20

• BRIDGE GAMES: The Lake Norman Bridge Club holds American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned duplicate bridge games at 12:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lnbridgecenter.org or John or Marlene Smith, crzy4brdg@yahoo.com or 704-992-1260.

• ARTIST DISCUSSION: Art professor Darren Douglas Floyd talks about his works of digital art in conjunction with his exhibition, “Destroyer of Dreams, Or, Container of All Future Meaning,” at 7 p.m. in Davidson College’s Belk Visual Arts Center, 315 N. Main St., Davidson. Details: 704-894-2519.

• LITERARY READING: Claudia Rankin, an English professor at Pomona College, gives a reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Smith 900 Room of Davidson College’s Alvarez College Union, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson. Rankin wrote five collections of poetry and plays. Details: 704-894-2472.

• OPEN MIC: Bella Love hosts an open mic night for musicians, visual artists, comedians, poets and other creative people 7:30-11 p.m. at Kadi Fit Studios, 21325 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Admission costs $5. Details: www.bellalovecharlotte.com.

 

March 21

• FOCUS FRIDAY: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce discusses the Cornelius Sports Complex at its Focus Friday discussion 8:30-10 a.m. at its office, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org or 704-892-1922.

• POTTERY CLASS: Paint pottery with fellow artists 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Davidson Parks and Recreation, 865 South St., Davidson. The instructor will bring materials. Registration costs $22 per week for Davidson residents or $26 for others. Details: 704-892-3349.

• PIANO RECITAL: Cynthia Lawing and Gloria Cook perform a free piano recital at 12:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall of Davidson College’s Sloan Music Center, 323 Concord Road, Davidson. Details: 704-894-2848.

• SPRINGTIME READING: Celebrate the first weekend of spring with stories and activities about flowers at 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• VOCAL CONCERT: The Davidson Chorale performs works reflecting hope, faith, life and love at 8 p.m. in Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., Davidson. Details: 704-894-2848.

 

March 22

• 5K TO FEED 25K: SouthLake Christian Academy hosts the third annual “5K to Feed 25K” charity race at 9 a.m. at the school, 13820 Hager’s Ferry Road, Huntersville. The first $3,000 will benefit the Second Harvest Foodbank and the next $3,500 will support the Homeless Boys of Peru Mission. Details: www.southlakeeagles.org or 704-949-2200.

• MEDICINE DROP: The Huntersville Police Department collects unused or expired medications for disposal 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Harris Teeter, 9759 Sam Furr Road, Huntersville.

• SPRINGTIME READING: Celebrate the first weekend of spring with stories and activities about flowers at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

• BLOOD DRIVE: The Community Center of the Carolinas holds a blood drive 2-6 p.m. at Regal Theatres Birkdale 16, 16950 Birkdale Commons Pkwy., Huntersville. Donors get a free movie ticket. Details: www.cbcc.us, www.carolinadonor.org or 704-972-4700.

• QUEEN’S LANDING: Queen’s Landing in Mooresville reopens Maverick’s, Queen’s Landing Putt Putt and the Lakeside Grill 5:30 p.m. at 1459 River Hwy., Mooresville. Details: 704-663-2628.

• COCKTAIL BENEFIT: The Connor House Bosom Buddies Gala features a dinner, cocktail hour and auctions 6-10 p.m. in Davidson College’s Chambers Building, 200 D Road, Davidson. Admission costs $75. The event raises money for breast cancer research. Details: http://connorbosombuddies.com.

• LIVE MUSIC: Bella Love presents Bassments and Addicts for a concert at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: www.bellalovecharlotte.com.

 

March 23

• 5K RUN: Temple Kol Tikvah holds a 5K Run for Youth Run/Walk at 8 a.m. at 605 South St., Davidson. The event features music, free food and activities. Register at www.templekoltikvah.org.

• UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM: The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Lake Norman holds its Beyond Borders service with guest musician Andrew McKnight at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn School, 135 Woodlawn School Loop, Davidson. The service explores the mysteries of the human experience and facing challenges outside comfort zones. Details: www.uulakenorman.org or 704-765-6088.

• SPRINGTIME READING: Celebrate the first weekend of spring with stories and activities about flowers at 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300. 

• CONCERT SERIES: Andrea Mumm, Alan Black and Rosemary Furniss present a recital of solo works for harp and chamber ensemble at 3 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall of Sloan Music Center, 323 Concord Road, Davidson. Tickets cost $17 for general admission, $8 for faculty, staff and seniors and $5 for youth. Details: 704-894-2848.

• BENEFIT CONCERT: The Northwest School of the Arts holds its 12 annual concert 3-4 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte. A contribution of any amount will guarantee a concert ticket. Proceeds benefit the school’s piano program. Details: 980-343-5500.

 

March 24

• BULLYING WORKSHOP: The North Mecklenburg Senior Center holds aN interactive workshop for seniors focusing on bullying 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the center, 16601 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The workshop focuses on the role seniors can play in helping to reduce bullying in the lives of their children and grandchildren. Register for the free workshop. Details: northmeckdirector@cmseniorcenters.org or 704-875-1270.

 

March 25

• BRIDGE GAMES: The Lake Norman Bridge Club holds American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned duplicate bridge games at 9:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Partners can be requested. Details: www.lnbridgecenter.org

• BOOK CLUB: The Daylily Book Club discusses Carol Wallace’s “Leaving Van Gogh” at 10 a.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: 704-416-3800.

• BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce holds a Business After Hours networking event 5-7 p.m. at Langtree Apartments, 150 Landings Drive, Mooresville. Details: 704-997-2590.

• COMEDY SHOW: Jim Holder performs at 8 p.m. at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Tickets cost $10. The show is for ages 21 and older. Details: www.lkncomedyzone.com or 704-895-1782.

 

March 26

• SOCIAL HOUR: Seniors spend their morning in a relaxing and social environment, meeting old and new friends, drinking coffee, playing games and reading newspapers at 9 a.m. at Davidson Parks and Recreation, 865 South St., Davidson. Details: 704-892-3349.

• STORYTELLING: Children read “The Lorax” and participate in storytelling and mask-making at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $8. Details: www.discoveryplacekids.org or 704-372-6261 ext. 300.

• FOOD TRUCKS: Bella Love’s Lunch in the Lot allows people to get lunch from food trucks 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St. Details: www.bellalove.org.

 

March 27

• BRIDGE GAMES: The Lake Norman Bridge Club holds American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned duplicate bridge games at 9:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Partners can be requested. Details: www.lnbridgecenter.org.

• CONSERVATIVE FORUM: Whitney Neal, grassroots director for FreedomWorks, talks about the Common Core curriculum at the next Lake Norman Conservatives meeting at 7 p.m. at the Galway Hooker, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: lakenormanconservatives@gmail.com or 704-763-9113.

• CPR TRAINING: Untrained bystanders learn how to perform hands-only CPR 7-8 p.m. at the Davidson Parks and Recreation Department, 865 South St., Davidson. The free course is offered through the American Red Cross. Details: 704-892-3349.

• NEUROSCIENCE LECTURE: Judy Illes, a neurology professor at the University of British Colombia, discusses "Genes and the Brain: Ethical Issues at the Nexus of Genomics and Neuroscience" at 7:30 p.m. in Hance Auditorium of Davidson College’s Chambers Building, 200 D Road, Davidson Details: 704-894-2122.

• HISTORY LECTURE: Anadelia Romo, associate professor of history at Texas State University at San Marcos, discusses "Brazil's African Legacy: Changing Ideas of Race and Roots" at 7:30 p.m. in the Sprinkle Room of Davidson College’s Alvarez College Union, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson. Details: 704-894-2878.

 

Ongoing

• WIZARD OF OZ: SouthLake Christian Academy performs “The Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. March 27 and 28 and at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 29 at the school, 13820 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville. Admission costs $10 for adults and $7 for students. Details: tickets@southlakechristian.org or www.southlakechristian.org.

• ART EXHIBIT: “Witness Davidson,” a series of black-and-white photos of downtown Davidson by Davidson Day School students, is on exhibit through March 31 at Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St., Davidson.

• ART EXHIBIT: Bryant Holsenbeck showcases three-dimensional structures made from recycled bottle caps at her exhibit, “Markers of Our Lives,” through April 30 at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: www.cornelius.org/parc or 704-896-8823.

• ART EXHIBIT: Andre Christine Gallery showcases its latest exhibit, “Black and White,” through April at 148 Ervin Road, Mooresville. Details: Lynne@AndreChristineGallery.com or 704-664-1164.

• ART EXHIBIT: The Mooresville Artist Guild holds its 10 Annual Youth Art Show 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until March 28, at the Mooresville Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center St., Mooresville.