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Upcoming events: Apr 27-May 7

‘Tawba Walk XIII is a​ fun​ street festival with music, artists, performers, kids’ zone and pet treats. More than 80 artists will showcase their work and offer demonstrations. The festival is 2-8 p.m. Saturday at Oak Street Mill. Small Business Week kicks off with a luncheon at The Peninsula Club on Tuesday. Speakers include former McCormick […]

Dive into​ Big Day at the Lake​ ​with the Beach Bash April 27​

Big Day at the Lake ​2017 officially ​gets under way Thursday April ​27 with the Beach Bash at Port City Club in Cornelius. ​Put on your beach clothes and enjoy food and drink specials, ​shag DJ​ “Youngblood” Scott Smith​ from 97.1 WSGE and a silent auction and raffle. ​All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters […]

Upcoming events: April 20-30

Celebrate all things summer this Thursday at the Beach Bash at Port City Club. Don beach garb and enjoy food and drink specials, plus a shag DJ, a live auction and raffle. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. Monday, April 24 Alzheimer’s Respite Ministry Dedicated volunteers will offer respite to caregivers and socialization for their […]

The melting of the ice sheets around Illulissat, Greenland and elsewhere in the Arctic is accelerating thanks to global warming. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten, FlickrCC.
 Ilulissat Greenland

EarthTalk: Global warming

Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won’t be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming anyway, even if the U.S. and the other participating countries honor their commitments? To date, 197 countries have signed onto 2015’s landmark Paris climate accord (“The Paris Agreement”), which aims to limit global warming to […]

Upcoming events: April 13-23

The North Carolina Science Festival is now running at full S. T. E. A. M.! Featured local events include physics exploration this Saturday at the Cornelius Library and a backyard habitat expo at the Carolina Raptor Center. Later this week, head to Lake Norman State Park for stargazing with the Piedmont Amateur Astronomers. For a full calendar […]

EarthTalk: Environmental justice

What is meant by “environmental justice” and how is it under assault in the new Trump administration? Environmental justice is defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin or income, with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of […]

Upcoming events: April 6-16

Celtic fun comes to Rural Hill this weekend at the Loch Norman Highland Games. See the sheaf toss, turning the caber, hammer throw and other heavy athletics, enjoy pipe bands and authentic food and drinks, camping and much more. Re-enactors will present life in the 18th century British army and 11th century Viking England. Thursday, […]

Upcoming events: March 30-April 9

The theatre and music departments at Davidson College have collaborated to bring Broadway favorite “Cabaret” to campus. Leave your troubles outside as you step into the Kit Kat Klub. “Cabaret” plays Friday through Sunday in the Duke Family Performance Hall. Thursday, March 30 Lake Norman Women’s Conference Speakers include Marcia Conston, Caroline Dalpiaz, Sharon Reed, Jeanne Miller, Lauri Givens, Beth […]

Upcoming events: March 23-April 2

Bring the little ones to the Cornelius Arts Center Friday to meet the Easter Bunny, make Easter-themed crafts and enjoy a snack. Cornelius’s newest park will be dedicated on Saturday. Named for WWII veteran and MLB Hall of Famer James Hoyt Wilhelm, the six-acre park behind Cornelius Elementary School features athletic fields and a walking track. Thursday, March 23 […]

Upcoming events: March 16-26

Witness a geriatric battle of wills as retirement home roomies stage practical jokes and poke at each other’s Achilles’ heels in “Ripcord,” onstage now at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius. For more laughs, check out the Date Night Comedy Tour on Friday night at Elevation Church. Thursday, March 16 Chamber of Commerce Power Luncheon CMS […]

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