It’s time again for a bit of dancing for a green cause. The Davidson College Environmental Action Coalition on Friday will host the annual “Green Ball,” a contra dance to benefit the Davidson Lands Conservancy.
The Green Ball runs from 7:30-10:30pm Friday in the Davidson College Lilly Family Gallery.
No contra-dance experience necessary. Caller Dean Snipes will lead you through the steps, with music by The Sons of the Full Moon. They’ll also have snacks. Tickets available online at http://greenball2013.eventbrite.com for $10; $12 at the door.
Want to see what last year’s event was like? Here’s a video from the Davidson Lands Conservancy on YouTube.
Have a Heart Valentine’s Party, Saturday, Feb. 9, 10am to 2pm, Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., in the Oak Street Mill (behind the police station), Cornelius – Join The Community Arts Project for its annual Have a Heart Valentine’s Party, With card making and Valentine crafts for all ages. Free, though $5 donation accepted. Proceeds will be shared with the Buddy Kemp Caring House in Charlotte. Details: www.thecommunityartsproject.org.
Dine out for DES at Meatballs on Main, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5-8:30pm, Meatballs on Main, 20517 N. Main St., Dine out for Davidson Elementary School PTO. The restaurant will donate a portion of the day’s sales. Mention “Dine Out for DES.” 704-765-5815 (10% of sales to DES)
Southlake 5K, Saturday, Feb. 23, 8:45am, SouthLake Christian Academy, 13820 Hager’s Ferry Road, Huntersville – 1st SouthLake Christian 5K run/Walk. Registration: southlakeeagles.org
Lions Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, Feb. 23, 7:30-11am, Huntersville United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville – Huntersville Lions Club 50th annual pancake breakfast, to benefit the blind and visually impaired. Includes pancakes with a variety of toppings, sausage, juice and drinks, biscuits and gravy with sausage. Admission $8 for adults and $5 for children 6-12 years old. Children under 5 eat free.
Wood & Steel in concert, Sunday, Feb 24, 7pm, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 201 Fairview Road, Mooresville – Wood & Steel in concert, as part of the St. Patrick’s 2013 Solas Leighis concert series. Wood & Steel carries on the proud tradition of North Carolina Bluegrass, with a reverence for the traditional sound, but unafraid to feather its repertoire with songs from a variety of sources – all done “Bluegrass Style.” Tickets at the door: $15 for adults, $10 students, under 6 free. All proceeds benefit community outreach. Info: www.saint-patricks.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-663-5659.
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