May 29

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

• TECHNOLOGY TUTORING: Adults get tutoring in computers and the Internet at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• RIBBON CUTTING: Swell Board Shop celebrates its recent opening with ribbon cutting 4:30-6 p.m. at the store, 119 Landings Drive, Mooresville. Details: www.swellboardshop.com or 704-997-2866.

• GREEN DRINKS: Gretchen Digby, director of global sustainability programs for the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, discusses sustainability at the next Green Drinks event 5:30-7 p.m. May 29 at Campania Café, 416 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: www.pies.northcarolina.org.

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: The Entertainers perform a concert 6-9 p.m. at 1 Court Square, Lincolnton. The performance is part of the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton’s Alive After Five Concert Series.

• RIVER JAM: Wild Ponies 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.

 

May 30

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.

• MICROBREWS CRUISE: Take a guided flatwater paddle along the Catawba River, enjoy a fireside dinner and try craft beers 6:30-10 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Microbrews Cruise tickets cost $55. Details: www.usnwc.org.

• ZIPLINE & DINE: Zip-line through trees and then enjoy a fireside dinner 6 p.m. at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Pkwy., Charlotte. Tickets cost $75. Details: www.usnwc.org.

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The City of Kannapolis screens the PG film, “Turbo,” at 8:45 p.m. at Village Park, 700 W. C. St., Kannapolis. The screening is part of the 2014 Moves in the Park Series. Details: www.cityofkannapolis.com.

 

May 31

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

• 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.

• BOATING COURSE: The Lake Norman Sail and Power Squadron offers a boating course 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Denver Volunteer Fire Department, 3956 N.C. 16 N., Denver. Register at www.usps.org/lakenorman. Details: Bob Yannacci, sportscarguy@roadrunner.com or 516-547-7737.

• FAMILY HISTORY: The inaugural Family History Fair takes place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 148 Lazy Lane, Mooresville. Learn how to get started researching your family history and related topics. Register in advance. Details: www.familyhistory.info.

• PET EXPO: The Charlotte Pet Expo features agility demonstrations, pet contests and adoptions 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. Details: www.charlottepetexpo.com.

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

• RIVER JAM: Those Cats 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 1

• TAG SALE: Kol Tikvah holds a giant tag and bake sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the temple, 605 South St., Davidson. The rain date is June 8. Details: Cheryl Rotatori at c.bazzy18@gmail.com.

• CONCERT: The Central Piedmont Community College Chorus offers a Memorial Day Tribute at 4 p.m. at Bethel Presbyterian, 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius. The Bethel Chancel Choir will join the CPCC Chorus on select pieces.

 

June 2

• 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 at 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.

 

June 3

• BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce holds Business BeforeHours networking 8-9:30 a.m. at The Wine Cellar, 19712 One Norman Blvd., Suite 110, Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

• HISTORY PROGRAM: Levine Museum of the New South presents key events from the Civil Rights Era at 10:30 a.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. The group consists of ages 12-18. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• TEEN COUNCIL: The North County Regional Library Teen Advisory Council meets to help with the library, get community service hours and meet new friends at 5:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

 

June 4

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

 

June 5

• WOMEN’S NETWORKING: Jeff Corbett, of Corbett Communications, discusses the secrets of exceptional networkers at the next Mooresvillle-South Iredell Professional Women’s Network meeting 8-9:30 a.m. at Springhill Suites, 121 Gateway Blvd., Mooresville. Register in advance. Details: sls@MooresvilleNC.org or 704-664-3898.

• TECHNOLOGY TUTORING: Adults get tutoring in computers and the Internet at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the North County Regional Library, 16500 Holly Crest Lane, Huntersville. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-6000.

• BUSINESS MIXER: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce holds its June Mixer 5:30-7 p.m. at Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture, 20647 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. Details: www.lakenormanchamber.org.

• RIVER JAM: Charly Horse 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.

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

 

June 6

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: The Blue Dogs performs a free Americana concert 6-9 p.m. on the lawn of Mooresville Town Hall, 413 N. Main St., Mooresville. The performance is part of the Town of Mooresville’s Music on Main concert series.

• OUTDOOR MOVIE: The Radiant Life’s Movies in the Park series screens the PG film, “Despicable Me 2,” at dusk at North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. The park opens at 6 p.m. Details: http://moviesintheparkhuntersville.com.

• CONCERT: Silver Train 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.  

• OUTDOOR CONCERT: Rough Draft performs a free concert 7-10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Belmont. The concert is part of the Belmont Merchants Association’s Friday Night Live series. Details: www.cityofbelmont.org.

 

June 7

• FESTIVAL: The Huntersville Community Development Association holds its 38th annual festival 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. at the David B. Waymer Center, 14000 Holbrook Road, Huntersville. A parade starts at 11 a.m. The event includes music, softball games and food. Details: Catherine Brown, HCDA1976@gmail.com.

• BOAT CHECK: The U.S. Power Squadron offers free safety checks of vessels 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Boat Rack Marina, 7565 N.C. 150, Sherrills Ford. Details: Patrick Phelan, pjfphelan@msn.com or  704-489-8313.

• ART MARKET: The South Main Arts Market features live music, arts and crafts and food 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Main Square, 442 S. Main St., Davidson. Details: Gary Skaggs, 704-655-2533 or gary@seasonsatthelake.com.

• AUTHOR TALK: Fiction writer and poet Ruth Moose discusses her new mystery, “Doing It at the Dixie Dew” at 10:30 a.m. at the Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. A book signing will follow. Register in advance. Details: www.cmlibrary.org or 704-416-3800.

• FILM SCREENING: The Indies+Docs film series screens “Whitewash” at 7 p.m. at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. Buy tickets in advance. Tickets cost $8.60 for Cornelius residents and $9.65 for others. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with a reception. Details: http://indiesplusdocs.com or 704-996-7724.