Jan. 8: Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County, 6:30 p.m., Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave.
Jan. 10: Elizabeth Warren policy agenda information session, no time mentioned, 3124 Milton Rd.
Jan. 11: Bridal Apparel Donation Drive at all Goodwill stores and attended donation centers. Sale of the donated gowns, dresses, etc is March 7 at Goodwill Opportunity Campus.
Jan. 11: “Building a Charlotte for All: The Summit,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UNCC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th St., free. Info and registration.
Jan. 11: Screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope,” 5 p.m., 827 Tom Hunter Rd. Free with registration.
Jan. 15: MLK Wreath laying ceremony, noon, Marshall Park.
Jan. 16: Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance awards gala, 6 p.m., free, 3646 Central Ave. Register here.
Jan. 18: MLK Parade, 10 a.m.
Jan. 18: United Way Call to Service, noon-2 p.m., Park Expo.
Jan. 18: Invitation-only Growing the Dream Award lunch, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Jan. 19-20: Harrah’s Cherokee Overnight Trip.
Jan. 20: McCrorey YMCA MLK Holiday Breakfast, doors open 7:30, program 8 a.m., Convention Center. Single tickets $45 here.
Jan. 20: MLK national observance, Halton Theatre, CPCC. Speaker: Andrew Young.
Jan. 23: A conversation with CMS Supt. Earnest Winston, 6-8 p.m., Charlotte East Language Academy, 6108 Wilora Lake Rd.
Jan. 23: Alma Adams’ State of the District address, 6 p.m., 2601 E. 7th St. RSVP.
Jan 24: 100 Black Men mentor training, 9 a.m.-noon, 1770 Shopton Rd. Register here.
Jan. 25: N.C. Legislative Delegation Bipartisan Listening Town Hall, 3-5 p.m., Aldersgate Community Center, 3800 Shamrock Dr.
Jan. 25: Blanche Penn’s celebration of her Ph.D., 6 p.m.
Jan. 30: Over The Counter Medicine Giveaway, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 2220 Milton Rd.
Feb. 1: Black Political Caucus annual gala, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 6-10 p.m. Speaker: The Rev. Dr. William Barber II. Tickets $125, Jan . 20 deadline for $1,000 tables here. Sponsorships here.
Feb. 18: Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators reception for CMS Supt. Earnest Winston, 6:30 p.m., 2219 Senior Dr. Website.
Feb. 20: Greater Charlotte Hospitality & Tourism Alliance’s 26th Annual Dinner and Gala. Tickets.
April 23-24: Southern Regional Grant Professionals Association Conference: Connecting Our Communities, Greenville, SC. Register here.
July 13-18: Winners Plus Agency party trip to Tunica casinos.