CMS plans public sessions April 8-12 at area schools to discuss “What Matters Most” in curriculum with “special focus on English Language Arts K-8, math 6-8 and NC Math 1, 2 and 3.”
Alma Adams invites middle and high schoolers to enter the 12th District Congressional App Challenge. Details.
Ervin Bryson, owner and head coach of the Carolina Energy arena football team, made a pitch for public support of the team.
April 9: Mentor 101, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. 333 Jeremiah Blvd.
April 10: League of Women Voters on stormwater runoff rules changes, 11:30 a.m., 1817 Central Ave.
April 10: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County, 6:30 p.m.
April 10: My Brothers Keeper town hall, free, 5:30-8 p.m., Vance High, 7600 IBM Drive.
April 11: Crime Victims Coalition annual lunch, $20, Mayfield Memorial Church, 700 W. Sugar Creek Rd. See Juanita Miller for tickets.
April 11-14: Charlotte Black Film Festival, Convention Center. Volunteers needed.
April 12: Wendell Potter on Medicare for all: Noon at Queens, 6:30 at Trinity Presbyterian.
April 13: United in the Community Day fundraiser for Beatties Ford Road Vocational Center and Fathers United, free. Organizations interested in having information booths call 980-349-4067.
April 15-18: Free spring break camp for children K-8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with fee until 6 p.m. Details.
April 16: Veteran Small Business seminar, noon, Beatties Ford Road Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd. RSVP.
April 16: Aviation Camps of the Carolinas event. Charlotte-Douglas Airport. Some seats free; details here.
April 23-30: Neighborhood Exchange Week.
May 3: Homebuyer workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5104 Reagan Dr Ste 5.
May 4: Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Gala, 6 p.m., Le Meridien Hotel Charlotte, 555 S. McDowell St.
May 11: Violinist Daniel D, 4 p.m., Biddle Hall, JCSU.
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 24 (tentative date): Forum on “It’s Not About You. It’s About Us: Educating and Counseling the Culturally Different.” 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
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Carolina Energy arena football team schedule
Mecklenburg Board Bulletin