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As you do your spring cleaning, or get ready to move, please consider donating your gently used books, DVDs, and CDs for the Friends of the Harrisburg Library  (FOHL) Fall Used Book Sale.   Please place them in the donation bins in the library lobby.   The FOHL   cannot  accept textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, computer software, cassette tapes, videotapes, or LP records.

The Central Cabarrus High School Fine Arts Department will be presenting its spring musical, Back to the 80s: A Totally Awesome Musical, on April 10-11 and April 17-18 at the CCHS Theater.  Performances will begin at 7 p.m.; doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and may be purchased at the door. 

Ninth Annual Cabarrus Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Herb & Plant Festival will be held on Saturday, Apr. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Rd. Visit the NCSU Cooperative Extension website for details.

NCWORKS - Cabarrus County Spring 2014 Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. (veterans only) and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (all job-seekers) at New Life Baptist Church, Sarah Gannt Family Life Center, 1281 Biscayne Dr. in Concord. Employers can register before March 1 to participate by contacting Denisha Torrence-Nesbit at 704-786-3183 or

Free movie screening Forks Over Knives comes to the Cabarrus Health Alliance, 300 Mooresville Rd. in Kannapolis on Thursday, Apr. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. 

Space is limited. Registration deadline: 5pm on April 21st
For more info, contact us at:
704-920-1999 or
Space is limited. Register by April 21 at 704-920-1999 or

Bike to DC
, the law enforcement bicycle ride from Charlotte to Washington, DC will stop in Harrisburg's Stallings Road Park on Friday, May 9 between 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Over 100 cyclists are expected to participate in the ride to honor those who have died in the line of duty. Spectators are welcome to cheer riders on along the route from Stalling Road Park to Robinson Church Rd. to Hwy. 49. For more information, visit the Bike to DC website.

GATE Pregnancy Resource Center will be holding their LifeWalk 2014 on Saturday, May 10 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3824 Hwy. 49 South. The LifeWalk begins at 9:30 a.m. with a Community Blood Drive at Providence baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit the GATE PRC website to register.

The Third Annual Rhythm & Run 5K will take place on May 10 at 8 a.m. at the NC Music Hall of Fame Museum in Kannapolis. Rhythm & Run is part of Kannapolis City’s two day Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Challenge & Jiggy Jam. The two-day festival on May 9-10 includes live bands, classic car show, crafts & vendors, and National Train Day celebration.  Find more race info and register online.

A variety of events are always occurring in Harrisburg each week, from church happenings to fundraisers and celebrations. For that reason, we've created this community events listing. Here we will share those Harrisburg events that are not sponsored by the town, but could certainly use your support.

Town-affiliated events and meetings will remain posted on our website calendar and under upcoming events.

To submit an event for the "community events" page, email Ann Gibson, communications specialist,

For other area events, you are encouraged to check local resources including newspapers and online event calendars.