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CHRISTMAS IN JULY

This summertime Christmas lunch serves as a fundraiser for a variety of programs at Fifth Street Ministries.

WHEN: Sunday, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: All proceeds benefit programs including the emergency shelter, the night shelter, transitional housing and the Veterans House. Tickets are $10 each. The casual gathering includes lunch, a silent auction and a bake sale. For more information, call 704-872-4045.

COMMUNITY MEETING               

Meet with authorities and city officials.

WHEN: Saturday, 1-3 p.m.

WHERE: Bentley Community Center, 324 Wilmington Ave., Statesville

WHAT’S THE DEAL: This event is free to the public. Statesville Police Chief Addison and other officials will be on hand to take questions from residents.

TILLEY SUNDAY BASH

Food, music and awards are part of the festivities.

WHEN: Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Tilley Harley-Davidson, 1226 Morland Drive

WHAT’S THE DEAL? Food and beer by Lancaster’s Barbecue, live concert by Rockie Lynne and a raffle. All proceeds benefit the Victory Junction Gang Camp. For more information, visit tilleyhd.com/

APOLLO 11 ANNIVERSARY EVENT

The Iredell Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon.

WHEN: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE: Iredell Museums, 134 Court St.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Admission is $5 for anyone over the age of 2. Museum members get in free. The Iredell Museums staff is celebrating the anniversary of the Apollo mission with space-themed programs and a lesson on Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and how the team got them to the moon.

MOVIE DAY

Take time out of the heat of the day to watch a free movie.

WHEN: Saturday, 2-4 p.m.

WHERE: Iredell County Public Library, 201 N. Tradd St.

WHAT’S THE DEAL: Free. You can bring your own snacks and drinks. In the movie “Arrival”, a linguist works with the military to community with alien life forms after 12 mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.

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