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Cabarrus County’s Department of Human Services is offering free classes for folks who are caregiving for a loved one. Caregiving can include assisting someone through running errands, shopping, preparing meals, transporting, managing personal finances, helping with personal hygiene and more. Through the Family Caregiver Support Program’s newest class series: Building Better Caregivers, participants will learn how to: Reduce stress for themselves and their care partner I...

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Libraries are changing, and Cabarrus County is changing with them. Long gone are the days of stuffy, quiet spaces. Walk into a Cabarrus County Public Library and you’ll likely be greeted by a children’s storytime session or a community group meeting rather than a “shhh!” from behind an intimidating desk. The County currently operates five library branches, with new Mt. Pleasant and Afton Ridge locations planned as combination libraries and active living centers. ...

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Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this week with several activities/events in the City. 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 20th | Summer Movie Matinee: The Emoji Movie | Gem Theatre Don't miss the Gem Theatre Summer Matinee series. At 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., on June 20th, enjoy the family friendly movie The Emoji Movie. Tickets are $2 per person and group sales are available by emailing: gem@gem-theatre.com See the complete list of the Gem Theatre’s Summer Movie Matinee...

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Discover Fun in Kannapolis returns this week with several activities/events in the City. 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13th | Summer Movie Matinee: League of Super Pets | Gem Theatre Don't miss the Gem Theatre Summer Matinee series. At 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., on June 13th, enjoy the family friendly movie, League of Super Pets. Tickets are $2 per person at the door. Group sales are available by emailing: gem@gem-theatre.com. See the complete list of the Gem Theatre&rs...

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School is out and Summer is here! It’s time to enjoy $2 Summer Matinees at the Gem Theatre in Kannapolis. Enjoy an affordable, family-friendly movie every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. between June 13 and August 8. Check out the full list of movies: June 13 - DC League of Super Pets June 20 - The Emoji Movie June 27 - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway July 5 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs July 11 - The Angry Birds Movie July 18 - Space Jam: A New Legacy July 25 - ...

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It's a great week to Discover Fun in Kannapolis with a concert and baseball. 4-7 p.m., Thursday, June 8th | Kannapolis Farmers Market | Intersection of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. While supplies last, customers can receive a free reusable tote bag when making a purchase of $10 or more from a new vendor. The market is held every Thursday, 4-7 p.m. at the corner of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. The market will continue through September. 6 p.m., Thursday, June 8th | Thursd...

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The Kannapolis Youth Council recently celebrated its graduating seniors and recognized its new 2023-2024 officers and members. The Youth Council provides opportunities for students to become engaged in leadership development, avenues for volunteerism, practice teamwork, organizational and communication skills, and provide input to the adult leadership in the decision-making process of the City. They participate in a number of community service projects and activities and learn about the servi...

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The Village Park Rotary Express, Carousel and Splash Pad are open for the Summer. Village Park is located at 700 West C. Street. The Splash Pad is open every day: Monday – Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, from noon – 6 p.m. Admission is $1.50. The Rotary Express and the Carousel are also open 7 days a week: Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sundays from Noon – 6 p.m. Tickets to ride the train and carousel are $1.50 each. The s...

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It's a great week to Discover Fun in Kannapolis! 4-7 p.m., Thursday, June 1st | Kannapolis Farmers Market | Intersection of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. While supplies last, customers can receive a free reusable tote bag when making a purchase of $10 or more from a new vendor. The market is held every Thursday, 4-7 p.m. at the corner of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. The market will continue through September. 7 p.m., Saturday, June 3rd | Concert in the Park: Collective So...

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The Kannapolis Fire Department is offering non-certified CPR classes in June. Each class is only two hours and free to the public. Kannapolis Fire’s goal is to train 200 people in our community to do CPR in 2023. Two classes will be offered: 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 and 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. (You only need to attend one of the two hour classes). Use this link to sign up - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080F4BAFAA2FA2FC1-cprclass According to a report by ...

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