March 4 The Cornelius Community Garden is about to kick off its second year on Catawba Avenue just east of the intersection with Highway 21. Garden boxes are available for an annual fee $25, which includes the box, topsoil, access to tools, water and three growing seasons. More info: Dave and Caryn Lyng at 404-398-2583 or 678-920-1333. Registration closes March 15.
Feb. 26 Walter L. Harvey III, an agent in Allen Tate's Cornelius office, has earned the Master’s Designation, which is given to associates who have furthered their professional real estate education through a comprehensive program of specialized, in-house coursework. The curriculum includes specialist certification in technology, finance, new home construction, relocation, marketing and communication skills.
March 1 At the February meeting, the members of the Cornelius Garden Club make miniature flower arrangements in Valentine coffee mugs to be distributed at the Levine House, the hospice in Huntersville. The club also planted the garden behind Cornelius Town Hall and will continue to maintain it. Meetings are held at Aquesta Bank on the second Monday of the month.
Feb. 26 On Saturday, March 22, there will be a training session for new docents at the Hugh Torance House and Store from 1 to 4 pm. It will take place at the site on Gilead Road, two miles west of I 77 exit 23. Tours are given on the first and third Sundays, April through October, from 2 to 5 pm.
By Dave Vieser
Feb. 28 Cornelius Town Commissioners will consider approving an agreement with the Carolina Rapids Soccer Club during this Monday evening March 3rd Town Board meeting, which would result in the installation of synthetic turf at the two Bailey Road Soccer Fields. Currently, the fields are covered with natural turf, which deteriorates significantly each year due to heavy use. Under the terms of the agreement, Carolina Rapids would pay the town approximately 75% of the $1.16 million cost for the new turf over a 15 year period.
Feb. 26 The North Mecklenburg Senior Center is hosting a free four week program this March entitled "A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls." The program is designed for seniors age to reduce their fear of falling and increase their activity level. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.
Feb. 27 The Lake Norman Bridge Club holds ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge games twice a week at the Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 East Catawba Ave. Both games have two sections: Stratified Open (0 to Unlimited Masterpoints) and Novice (0 to 20 Masterpoints). Tuesday games start at 9:30 a.m. and Thursday games start at 12:30 p.m. Bridge classes are also offered on a regular basis.
Feb. 25 Three World War I heroes are the focal point of Tom Stoppard’s prize-winning "Heroes," which is plays March 20 throught April 6 at The Warehouse on Westmoreland. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. General admission is $20. Special prices for groups, seniors, students. More info: www.warehousepac.com
- New director of Christian education at CIC Lutheran
- The Foundation for Respect Ability is accepting applications from schools
- Town Board to consider buying police boat at meeting Monday
- Workshops at the Community Arts Project
- 2014 Cornelius Elementary 2nd Quarter Honor Roll
- 'Green Drinks' Feb. 27
- JV Washam open house
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