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Catawba County Firefighters Kick Off Fire Prevention Week

On Sunday, October 6, fire departments across the county will be celebrating Fire Prevention Week activities.  To kick off the national event, Catawba County Firefighters will be holding a special display at Home Depot, located on U.S. 70, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until 3:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:53am

Help! We Decided to Homeschool! Now What? Presentation at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Are you embarking on a new journey called homeschooling? On October 14th at 1:00 pm at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library, Tami Fox will present a program designed to answer your questions about getting started with your homeschool.

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:25pm

Author Jack Grossman at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Author Jack Grossman will provide a program at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.  Grossman will discuss the journey of writing his book, Child of the Forest (2018), which he co-authored with James Buchanan.  Mooresville resident Jack Grossman has received numerous Humanitarian Awards and is a Founding and Legacy Board Member of Dove House Children's Advocacy Center in Statesville, NC.  The program features an author talk exploring the themes of his Holocaust-era novel with time for audience questions and a book signing.  Books will be available for purchase.

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 1:05pm

Seed Saving and Plant Propagation Presentation at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director in a presentation about seed saving and plant propagation on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  You will learn how to select and save seeds with proper technique.  We will also discuss how to share your favorite plants with cuttings, layering, division, and more.  This presentation is part of our Advanced Gardener series designed to help both beginner and advanced gardeners enjoy all of the health, enjoyment, and learning that comes from managing the home landscape and growing some of your own produce.

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 9:18am

Classic Mystery Film Series at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join us at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library with WHKY film critic Joe Barrett on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to watch and discuss the last in our trio of classic murder mystery films.  The film for October 8 is The Night of the Hunter (1955).  After watching the film, Barrett will lead a discussing including some details behind the production of the films and about those involved.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 1:26pm

P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic

Pay Attention in City Traffic

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:37am

Cyclists head to Hickory on 2019 Cycle NC "Mountains to Coast" Ride

Nearly 1,000 cyclists will roll into Hickory this weekend, as the 2019 Cycle North Carolina (Cycle NC) “Mountains to Coast” Ride travels across the state from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Carolina coast.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:19pm

First Friday Local Author Program at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

On Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:00 p.m., the First Friday Local Author program at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library will feature freelance writer and author Nancy Geiger.  The October program will take place in the upstairs conference room.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch to eat during this program.  The First Friday Local Author program is free and open to the public.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:22pm

Home Security Tips and Tricks with the Hickory Police Department

Interested in home security? Join officers from the Hickory Police Department at the Ridgeview Branch Library Saturday, September 28 from 1-2 PM to learn some basic steps to help secure your home. Have questions about outdoor lighting, landscaping, fencing, camera systems, alarms, or other aspects of home security and theft deterrence? They have answers!

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:19pm

“Moonshine In Western NC” Author presentation at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Like moonshine and fast cars? Curious about NC moonshiners and alcohol history? Want to learn more about NC history? Join us for an author presentation, 10/7/19 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Interdisciplinary Distinguished Professor of the Mountain South, Dr. Daniel Pierce will discuss the history of moonshine in Western NC and his new book “Tar Heel Lightnin’: How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World”.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 2:04pm


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