Jennifer De La Jara announced that she would begin a series of CMS school board meeting recap discussions on Zoom at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays after board meetings. Next recap is Aug. 10. Register in advance here.
Aug. 8-12: Back to School Physicals and immunizations at C.W. Williams Community Health Center. Appointments: 866-299-4968, ext. 1021 or 1022.
Aug. 10: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg special meeting for Nominating Committee election, virtual, 6:30 p.m. Register here.
Aug. 11: Funder x Nonprofit Networking Forum, 3-5 p.m., free, Mint Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. Register.
Aug 11: Mecklenburg Democratic Women Paint the Town Blue fund-raising gala, 6:30 p.m., Heist Brewery, 1030 Woodward Ave.
Aug. 13: CMS Title I Male Empowerment Launch/Back to School Bash, free for all Title I familiies, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Marie G. Davis IB School, 3351 Griffith St., free shuttle bus from CMS Education Center, 4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd.
Aug. 13: C.W. Williams Community Health Center’s Back to School Community Health Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., drive-through access to vendors, free school supplies (while supplies last), free food, music, COVID-19 vaccines and testing, more, Stratford Richardson YMCA, 1946 West Blvd. Flier in Spanish and English.
Aug. 16: MeckMIN Food For Thought lunch, noon, educator/consultant James Ford on: “A New Precedent of Faith in Unprecedented Times,” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Register here.
Aug. 20: Urban League’s “First Day Ready” resources for school, for K-12 students and their families, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Mount, 1520 Alleghany St. Details.
Aug. 20: LISC Charlotte Back to School event and school supplies giveaway, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., McCrorey YMCA, 3801 Beatties Ford Rd.
Aug. 22: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 12:50-3 p.m. Info and registration here.
Aug. 24: Women’s Health & Reproductive Rights town hall with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, noon-1:30, Belmont Regional Center, 700 Parkwood Ave., in-person and virtual. Register here.
Aug. 30: “If We Had Not Loved Each Other,” a book talk with Tyrone McKinley Freeman, 6 p.m., $15, Gantt Center, 551 S. Tryon St. Tickets.
Sept. 1: Retirement celebration for Judge Rickye McCoy-Mitchell, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Courthouse Atrium, 832 E. 4th St. More info and registration here.
Sept. 10: Black Women’s Caucus Blackberry Brunch, $50, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Freedom Hall, 1610 Alleghany St. Tickets here.
Sept. 12-16: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn to Cincinnati for Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – and a casino.
Sept. 17: Charlotte Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association’s Hattitude! Tickets: Pamela Bell, 704-763-8157.
Oct. 22: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at websitehere.
Jan. 21: Council of Elders Expungement Clinic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1000 Anderson St. Pre-register at websitehere.