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Announcements, April 16, 2019
This list includes some announcements made April 9.
Brenda Robinson announced that her Aviation Camps of the Carolinas on April 16 and June 25 are full and all scholarships are paid for.
Karen Gipson announced that the Y Readers program is looking for 500 reading buddies willing to commit an hour a week for 6 weeks. Gipson said most students are black and brown; 85% of mentors are not. “That is my call for action for you today.” Info here.
April 20: Free screening of “Charm City” and panel discussion of “How do we reduce gun violence in our city?” 4-6 p.m., 700 Parkwood Ave.
April 22: Girls Who Code spring open house, 6-8 p.m.
April 23-30: Neighborhood Exchange Week.
April 25: Financial literacy workshop, free, 6-8 p.m. 2613 Hutchinson McDonald Rd. RSVP.
April 25: N.C. redistricting discussion, Wingate, free, 6:30 p.m.
April 25: Evening at the Courthouse fundraiser for Justice Initiatives, free but small donations requested, 6 p.m.
April 27: Hidden Valley Love to the Community JamFest, noon, free. Free vendor signup before April 23.
April 27: Info session on Celebrate Charlotte Arts grant program, 6 p.m.
April 30: Building a Positive Future, a program for youth, from “Bridging the Difference: Strengthening Charlotte Through Conversation.” free. Register.
May 2: Property tax relief seminar for seniors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Info and register by calling Fred Spight at 980-256-7955.
May 3: Homebuyer workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5104 Reagan Dr Ste 5.
May 4: West End Community meeting, 4 p.m. Register here.
May 4: Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Gala, 6 p.m., Le Meridien Hotel Charlotte, 555 S. McDowell St.
May 7: N.C. Second Chance Lobby Day.
May 8: Property tax relief seminar for seniors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Info and register by calling Fred Spight at 980-256-7955.
May 11: Money Magnets Club, free for accompanied children 5-11. Sign up. Other entrepreneurs can help.
May 11: Violinist Daniel D, 4 p.m., Biddle Hall, JCSU.
May 17: Property tax relief seminar for seniors, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Info and register by calling Fred Spight at 980-256-7955.
May 18: PBS EdCamp, free 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., an “unconference” for teachers and administrators to share professional development experience, 3242 Commonwealth Ave. Register here.
June 15: United Voices’ Juneteenth Celebration, 10 a.m., Johnson C. Smith University campus.
June 25: Session on grantwriting and fundraising. Details: Constance Lav Johnson via e-mail.
June 24-Aug. 2: Four Court Camps for youth 14-18 at Mecklenburg Courthouse. Details. Flier.
June 25: Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event. Monroe Airport. Some seats free; details here.
July 15-20: Biloxi/New Orleans Casino trip.
Aug. 31: Sickle Cell Run/Walk, 8 a.m., videos one two