BOATING SAFETY CLASS
Flotillas 17-6 and 17-8 of Lake Norman will offer a free boating safety class Saturday, May 15. The class will be held at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church beginning at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will not be served, bring a lunch or take lunch during the one hour lunch break. Cost is $35 for materials. To register, call 704-663-3333. On Saturday, May 22, Flotilla 17-8 will offer free vessel safety checks at Kings Point Marina from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
EAST LINCOLN BETTERMENT ASSOCIATION PROGRESSIVE DINNER
On June 24 starting at 6:30 p.m. ELBA will host a Progressive Dinner to benefit the East Lincoln Christian Ministries. Appetizers will begin at Safari Miles, with dinner following at Giorgioâ€™s, dessert and coffee will be held at Coffee & More with live entertainment being provided on the patio. Tickets are $35. Checks should be made payable to ELBA. For more information, call 704-489-1996. Or visit www.elbanc.org or www.lakenormanproductions.com.
A candidates debate, focusing on candidates running for county commissioner and state representative in the July 20 primary election will be held, Tuesday, June 29. A barbeque dinner will be served at 6 p.m., the meeting will start at 7 p.m. Each candidate will give a brief two minute introduction to present their background and qualification.
The Denver Area Business Association will have their 4th annual Independence Day Fireworks celebration, Saturday, July 3. The event will be held at the East Lincoln High School stadium. DABA is currently looking for concession vendors, childrenâ€™s entertainment and sponsors for the event. For vendor information contact Cheryl Deskus at 704-483-8333. To help sponsor contact Pat Whitaker, at 704-489-0556.
The 22nd annual Lake Norman Festival will be Saturday, May 15 in downtown Mooresville from 9 a..m. to 5 p.m. For more information contact the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce at 704-664-3898.
The annual Strawberry Festival will be held Saturday, May 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Lincoln High School. All proceeds go to the school. For more information or to reserve a booth call Vicky Wilson, 704-483-6126.
The 4th annual Lake Norman Hospice Regatta to benefit Hospice at Charlotte and Hospice of Lincoln County will be held June 4-6 at the Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville. For more information call Nancy Cole at 704-335-4312.
Lindsay Castle, who sings country music, will perform Friday May 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. on the patio of Coffee & More/Arctic Stone Creamery at Waterside Crossing, weather permitting. Laura McMahan who sings country and pop music, will be performing, Saturday May 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. If there is inclement weather, entertainment will be moved indoors. Shows are free, tips are accepted.
Bass tournaments will be held every Friday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. starting April 23 through August 13 at Midway Marina. Registration starts at 5 p.m. For more information call 828-459- 1119.
WAYNEâ€™S SENIOR FEAST
The May feast will be held at Capt. Peteâ€™s restaurant on May 14 at 10 a.m. Cost is $6. The speaker will be Andrew Johnson from Edward Jones Investments.
Line Dancing Lessons at CWâ€™s Music Barn, 393 N. Pilot Knob Road, Denver. Classes are beginner to intermediate on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $3. For more information call 704-483-1609.
The Lake Norman Striper Swipers Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Big Daddyâ€™s on N.C. 150. For more information, call â€”704-664-4523.
Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman meets each Thursday morning at 7:30 at Longhorn Restaurant, 16641 Statesville Road in Huntersville. Visitors and new members are always welcome. For club information, contact Richard Erckman at 704-662-6040.
New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral in Mooresville at exit 36. Meet new people over 40 for fellowship and fun activities. For more information, call 704-664-5577.
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, Lincolnton. Guests and new members are welcome.
Fairfield United Methodist Church, 7960 Fairfield Church Road, Denver, hosts Singing & Sharing the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m.
Anyone who wishes to share in Christian fellowship is invited to join this celebration, which has no set format. There will be no preaching. Call Rita Lynch at 704-483-5464 for more information.
Salem United Methodist Church hosts a community dinner weekly on Wednesdays from 5:30 until 7 p.m. in the churchâ€™s Family Life Center.
Donations are accepted at the door. The church is located at 378 North Pilot Knob Road in Denver. Menus and meal sponsors vary.
TOPS weight loss club meets each Thursday at 4 p.m. at East Lincoln High School (Room 4) 6471 Highway 73, Denver. For more information about the chapter and membership, contact Karen Newsom at 704-735-5808.
The East Lincoln Recreation Center is open for indoor walking Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. The center is located on Optimist Road.
Lake Norman Flotilla 17-8 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting on the first Saturday of each month (no meeting in July or December). The meeting is held at Rocky Mount United Methodist Church, located on Perth Road, North of Highway 150.
Coffee at 9 a.m., meeting from 9:15 to 10:30. We welcome visitors over the age of 17. For more information call Roy Smith at 704-664-1933.
Western Square Dance Lessons are also offered by Cornelius Parks and Recreation, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Thursdays, January through April.
This class offers basic knowledge of western square dancing, which features four couples in each square dancing to music ranging from country-western to beach music and popular hits. Dance instruction is given by members of the Cornelius Cutups Square Dance Club.
The program is open to singles, couples and families. The fee is $37.50 a participant; $75 a couple. For more information, contact Jerry Sossamon at 704-892-8556 or Bill King at 704-987-8362.
All classes are at the Cornelius Town Hall Community Room, located at the corner of Catawba Avenue and Highway 115.
Cornelius Parks and Recreation offers Jazzercise year around on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Monday & Wednesday, 6:15-7:15 p.m.; and Saturday 8:15-9 a.m. and 9:15-10 a.m.
This dance exercise class offers a blend of jazz dance and exercise science set to a variety of music â€” top 40, jazz, country and classics.
Fees are $31 a month for an EFT (easy fitness ticket) or $70 for eight weeks (unlimited classes). For information, call instructor Chrysta Jolley at 704-992-0679.
The Cornelius Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the program in cooperation with certified Jazzercise instructors.
The Huntersville Town Board meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall.