Aug. 10: Rep. Alma Adams town hall on pandemic housing crisis. Call-in at 7 p.m. toll-free (855) 756-7520 Ext. 75247#. Flier here.
Aug. 11: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County, 6:30 p.m. Register here.
Aug. 11: “Focus on Education, Speak Truth, Build Power” education rally, 6 p.m., Marshall Park, 800 E. 3rd St. More info here.
Aug. 12: Trivia Night and social hour, virtual via Zoom, 7 p.m., with DWMC, ID-9, and CALM, previously scheduled for Whitewater Center. Register here.
Aug. 12-14: Inaugural Afrofuturism Fest (“The world of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture”), with events at Camp Northend, Historic Westend, CPCC. Tickets $0-$25 here. Info for sponsors, volunteers and vendors here.
Aug.14: C.W. Williams Back to School Community Health Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Stratford Richardson YMCA, 1946 West Blvd. Fliers in English and Spanish.
Aug. 19: MeckMIN Food For Thought: “NC Social Studies Standards & Religious Diversity,” noon, on Zoom. Register here.
Aug. 26: Women’s (In)Equality Day, N.C. General Assembly, 10 a.m., in support of Equal Rights Amendment. More in a Natasha Marcus newsletter.
Sept. 8: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg Annual “Paint the Town Blue” fundraiser. Website here.
Sept. 9: MeckMIN Food For Thought: “Where God is Resurrecting Sacred Community In The Least Likely Places,” 11:30 a.m., Covenant Prebyterian, 1000 E. Morehead St. Register here.
Sept. 24: “Advancing Equitable Mental Health Outcomes for Racially/Ethnically Diverse Populations, a virtual mental health summit, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., tickets $40/$25. Register here. Information here.
Oct. 5: National Night Out event, 6-9 p.m. Stumptown Park, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews.