Tommie Robinson announced that the Mecklenburg County Courthouse would unveil his portrait of longtime Chief District Judge James Lanning, who died in 2015, on Thursday, June 16, at 1 p.m. in Room 6370.
Nasif Majeed included Juneteenth history written by Doreleena Sammons Hackett in his June 13 newsletter.
June 15: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations info session on ADA transition plan, noon-1 p.m., virtual. Receive Webex invitation after registering here.
June 16: Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance “Enhance Marketing Efforts for Your Non-Profit Organization,” noon-1 p.m., free. Details and registration here.
June 19: Juneteenth Celebration at American Legion Post 262, 12:30-5 p.m., 1940 Donald Ross Rd.
June 21: Lemonade Stand Fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer’s Association, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 6133 The Plaza. Donate here.
June 21-Aug. 19: Beatties Ford Road Vocational Center’s PG-13 Summer Tech Camp, $75/week first child, $40 for 2nd through 6th. Details on flier.
June 22: Pride Patton 88th Birthday Celebration, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Genesis Project, 5104 Reagan Dr. Ste. 5.
June 22: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 8:50 a.m.-11 a.m. Info and registration here.
June 23-26: MeckMIN Summer Interfaith Youth Camp for those 10th-12th grade. Register here.
June 25: Council of Elders “Know Your Rights Healing: Racialized Trauma Edition,” 11-a.m.-3 p.m., Plaza Road Academy, 1000 Anderson St., lunch provided.
June 25: Friends & Family Day with April Benson’s Sisters Helping In Educational Leadership & Development, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 5631 Mount Holly-Huntersville Rd.
June 26: “The Frankie Mae Foundation: Care for the Caregiver,” 3 p.m., free, Zoom. Register here.
July 6: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 8:50-11a.m. Info and registration here.
July 14-16: Afrofuturism Fest & Unconference by City Startup Labs. Thursday 6-8 p.m. “Libations & Liberation,” free, Dubois Center, 320 E. 9th St., Register; Friday 4-8 p.m. “Family Fun Fest,” VAPA Center, 700 N. Tryon St., Register; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., “(un)Conference & Colab,” free, Dubois Center, 320 E. 9th St., Register.
July 16: Food drive, 1-4 p.m., at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd. Suggested items for families in need listed on flier.
July 18: Virtual training on infectious disease prevention and control, focused on COVID-19, free, virtual, 12:50-3 p.m. Info and registration here.