April 24

• WRITERS GROUP: The North County Regional Wordsmiths meet to share their writing and exchange ideas with other writers at 5:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• ROAD PROJECT: The Town of Cornelius and Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce host a public workshop on the Diverging Diamond Interchange project at Exit 28 at 7 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. 

IMPROV COMEDY: Bella Love hosts a night of hilarious improv comedy 7:30-11 p.m. at Kadi Fit in Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. The event features the area’s best comedic improv players, including members from Improv Charlotte and Charlotte Comedy Theatre. Admission costs $5. Details: www.bellalove.org.

 

April 25

SPANISH CONVERSATION: English speakers improve Spanish listening and speaking skills 10-11 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. A grasp of basic Spanish is recommended. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• BOOK DAY: Children, ages 3-5, celebrate Book Day with music and singing at 10:15 a.m. at Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• POWER LUNCHEON: Davidson College President Carol Quillen headlines the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Power Luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at River Run Country Club, 19125 River Falls Drive, Davidson. Register in advance. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org or 704-892-1922.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Children, ages 18-35 months, explore letters, sounds and new words through stories and activities at 11 a.m. at the Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

MOVIE NIGHT: Watch “Play Again,” a documentary about the consequences of removing children from nature, at 7 p.m. in the Studio-C Cinema at the Cornelius Art Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a reception. Reservations are required for the free event. Details: info@studioccinema.com or 704-892-6031.

A CAPPELLA CONCERT: The Davidson Generals perform an a cappella concert 8-9:30 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive, Davidson. The group performs songs from artists including Mariah Carey, Counting Crows and Lionel Richie. Details: Allen Rigby, alrigby@davidson.edu.

• ELECTRONIC MUSIC: Bella Love presents Spectrum Electronic Music Night, featuring Colours, at 9 p.m. at Studio 13, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Admission costs $5. Details: http://bellalove.org.

 

April 26

• 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.

GARDENING FESTIVAL: The East Lincoln Community Garden Club sponsors a Gardening Festival and Plant Sale to assist gardeners in learning about community resources and receiving gardening advice 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church, 4640 Webbs Chapel Church Road, Denver. The festival features exhibitors tables, garden talks, food and a planting station for children.

• BRUSHING TEETH: Children play a game to determine how much water they use when brushing their teeth in Down the Drain 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.

• ANIME CLUB: Teenagers explore anime culture 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.

• CONCERT: The third annual Concert at the Corner starts at 5 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church ballfield, 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson. The festival features performances by contemporary Christian music groups Second Chance Band and the Coca-Cola Inspirational Praise Band, as well as children’s activities and food. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. No admission required.

 

April 27

• COMMUNITY SERVICE: Teenagers engage in community service projects 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.

• BRUSHING TEETH: Children play a game to determine how much water they use when brushing their teeth in Down the Drain 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.

JUGGLING: Children, ages 12 and older, learn how to juggle in the air, on the body and on the ground 3-5 p.m. at Ada Jenkins Center gymnasium, 212 Gamble St., Davidson.

 

April 28

• BABY STORYTIME: Babies, ages 0-17 months old, experience brain stimulation through books, songs and rhymes at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• TOTS STORYTIME: Toddlers, ages 18-35 months old, develop language and listening skills through stories, music and movement at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• PAWS TO READ: Children, ages 3-11, improve their literacy skills and confidence by reading to a therapy dog at 4 p.m. at the Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• VIDEO GAMES: Teenagers develop critical-thinking skills through video games at 5 p.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• TOASTMASTERS: The Lake Norman Toastmasters Club holds an interview session to practice interview skills and receive evaluations from managers 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sandler Sales Institute, 19900 W. Catawba Ave., Suite 206, Cornelius. Bring a resume. Details: www.lakenormantoastmasters.com or Charlotte Miller, 704-892-3337.

 

April 29

• STUDY ZONE: Children, ages 8-18, get work done and study in the Homework Study Zone at 4 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• BOOK CLUB: The North County Bibliophiles meets to discuss Rebecca Skloot’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” 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.

• COMEDY SHOW: Jeff Dye, a finalist in “Last Comic Standing,” performs a comedy show at 8 p.m. at the Lake Norman Comedy Zone, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Tickets cost $15. Details: www.lkncomedyzone.com or 704-895-1782.

 

April 30

• RIBBON CUTTING: Pure Facial Surgery & Med Spa celebrates its opening with a ribbon cutting 8-9 a.m. at 10210 Hickorywood Hill Ave., Suite 100, Huntersville.

• TODDLER STORYTIME: Toddlers, ages 18-35 months old, explore letters, sounds and new words through stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

FOOD TRUCK: Bella Love hosts Food Truck Wednesdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Details: www.bellalove.org.

• PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Children, ages 3-5, learn about financial literacy at 11:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

LITTLE EXPLORERS: Children, ages 3-6, learn what is happening outdoors season by season by enjoying a nature story followed by exploring in the outdoors 1-3 p.m.  at Davidson Park and Recreation, 865 South St., Davidson. Other activities, such as crafts, songs and games, are included. The event costs $40 a month. Details: 704-892-3349.

• TUTORING: Children, ages 5-11, get reading, math or homework help from a tutor at 4 p.m. at the Davidson Branch Library, 119 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-4000.

• BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Lake Norman and Mooresville-South Iredell chambers of commerce hold Business After Hours networking 5-8 p.m. at International Kitchen & Bath, 201 Griffith St., Davidson. Details: www.internationalkitchenandbath.com or (704) 892-4001. 

 

May 1

• TECHNOLOGY TUTORING: Adults get tutoring in computers and the Internet at 1:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

INFORMATION MEETING: The Town of Davidson and LandDesign host a public information meeting regarding parks and recreation planning at 7 p.m. at Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.townofdavidson.org/dprmasterplan or Kathryn Spatz, 704-940-9644.

• 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.

 

May 2

SPANISH CONVERSATION: English speakers improve Spanish listening and speaking skills 10-11 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. A grasp of basic Spanish is recommended. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• CHRISTIAN CONCERT: The Mooresville-Lake Norman Christian Mission holds the Second Annual Christian Jam at 5:30 p.m. at the Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville. The concert features the Won’t Be Shaken Tour with Grammy-nominated recording artist Building 429 with Family Force 5 and Hawk Nelson. Special guests include Satellites and Sirens and Lyebecker. Admission costs $20 for general and $40 for VIP. Proceeds will benefit The Mooresville-Lake Norman Christian Mission. Details: www.ourchristianmission.org or 704-664-2357.

• FILM SCREENING: Radiant Life Fellowship screens the film “Frozen” to kick of the Movies in the Park Huntersville series at dusk at North Mecklenburg Park. 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. Admission is free. The park opens at 6 p.m. Details: www.huntersville.org.

• NIGHT OUT: Cornelius Presbyterian hosts its monthly Parents’ Night Out 6-9 p.m. at the church, 21209 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Children, kindergarten age and older, enjoy a program, dinner and music.

 

Ongoing

PARELLI JAMBOREE: Improve your horsemanship, have questions answered and get help with your specific needs with horseback riding at the annual Parelli Jamboree at 11 a.m. April 25-27 at Latta Equestrian Center, 6201 Sample Road, Huntersville. The jamboree costs $200, which includes a stall and two bags of shavings. Details: parellidawn@gmail.com