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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
CMS Superintendent Dr. Ann Clark will highlight the success of the system during her tenure and focus on areas of improvement. Incoming superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox will also speak. 11:45 a.m. at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville.
Girls ages 5-11 invited for a discussion of “Interstellar Cinderella” by Deborah Underwood. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cornelius Branch Library.
Annual non-juried show features a variety of works by 100 local artists. Now through March 24 at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Artwork by local youth from kindergarten through high school. Open through March 30at the Mooresville Depot Visual Arts Center.
David Lindsay-Abaire’s comedy about adversarial roommates in a retirement home. March 10-25 at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.
Sing With the Jazz Ensemble
Winners of the annual competition will perform with the big band ensemble. 10 p.m. at the Alvarez College Union at Davidson College.
Friday, March 17
Focus Friday
This month’s focus is on education. Representatives from private, charter and other resource agencies will speak. 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius.
“War Room.” 8 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
Join comics Ted Cunningham and Paul Harris for lots of humor and hope. Food truck items and desserts available for purchase. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Elevation Church in Cornelius.
Saturday, March 18
5K Walk/Run
The St. Therese Knights of Columbus will host a 5K to benefit children with mental and physical disabilities. 9 a.m. at Cornelius Road Park in Mooresville. A kids’ fun run will start at 9:45 a.m.
America’s Boating Course for anyone interested in boating skills and safety. Learn nautical rules, regulations and courtesies of the sea from experienced United States Power Squadrons instructors. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Duke Energy Environmental Center in Huntersville.
Spring Food Truck Rally
Food, beer and wine, live music, bounce houses, hay rides, more. 4-8 p.m. at Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville.
Daniel D. will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
An innocent man is on the run after he’s accused of murder in the French thriller “Tell No One.” Discussion follows film. 7 p.m. at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.
Sunday, March 19
Guitar duo Pasquale Rucco and Douglas James will perform music of the early 19th century. 3 p.m. at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.
History Program
Davidson College professor Sally McMillen will present “Hidden Figures: Remarkable American Women Slighted by History.” 4 p.m. at the Davidson Friends Meetinghouse.
Monday, March 20
The club meets every other month to discuss science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels. This month’s selection is “The Rook” by Daniel O’Malley. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library.
Tuesday, March 21
Bring your mobile device and work on data science problems together. Some meetings include presentations on machine learning and coding topics. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Davidson Public Library.
Wednesday, March 22
Lunch and Learn
Women in the construction industry are invited to join us to learn what Professional Women in Building is all about. Reservation deadline, March 2011:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza Appliance Mart in Huntersville.
Thursday, March 23
Local legend Irene Honeycutt celebrates the release of her fifth book of poetry, “Beneath the Bamboo Sky.” Noon at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Holly’z Hope Fundraiser
A portion of proceeds will go toward fence-building materials to help get dogs off of chains. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Ice Martini Bar in Huntersville.
Lake Norman Covekeeper Meeting
Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins will update us on coal ash pond litigation, Water Watcher training and other foundation initiatives. 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Fire Department in Stanley.
George Winston in Concert
The legendary pianist will perform favorites and selections from his new album. 8 St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson.
Friday, March 24
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy Easter-themed crafts, snacks and a chance to take a photo with Peter Cottontail himself! 10 a.m.-noon at the Cornelius Arts Center.
Whole Woman Conference
Focus on God’s instruction and examples of what refreshes and restores our hearts, minds and spirits. March 24-25 at the Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville.
The raucous ensemble of the Kit Kat Klub take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd and leave their troubles outside in this Broadway favorite. March 31-April 2 in Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College.
Saturday, March 25
Fishing Tournament
Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s first annual Charlotte-area fishing tournament. 7 a.m. at Blythe Landing in Huntersville.
Holly’z Hope Garage Sale
Join us for great deals to help get local dogs off of chains. 7 a.m.-noon at Dog Supplies in Huntersville.
All makes, models and years welcome. Prizes, raffle, music, food, more. 9 a.m.-1 the Huntersville Town Center parking garage.
Park Dedication
10 a.m. at the James Hoyt Wilhelm Park in Cornelius.
Battle of the Badges Blood Drive
The Huntersville Fire Department, Huntersville Police Department, North Mecklenburg Rescue Squad and Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office square off in a blood drive for Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Birkdale Village in Huntersville.
Bestselling author Charlie Lovett returns to celebrate the release of his newest novel, “The Lost Book of the Grail.” 4-5 p.m. at Main Street Books in Davidson.
Mac and Cheese Cook Off
Future Fashion Designers and the Mooresville Artist Guild host this annual event. 6-9:30 p.m. at the Mooresville Depot Visual Arts Center.
Sunday, March 26
Run for Youth 5K
Come out and support local youth while enjoying music, free food and fun activities. 8:30 a.m. at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson.

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