Larken Egleston announced an open house at Eastway Middle School on Thursday, March 30 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at 1501 Norland Rd.
Yolanda Holmes announced a need for volunteers for the Charlotte Career Discovery Day on Thursday, April 20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Park Expo, 800 Briar Creek Road off East Independence Boulevard. To volunteer, see Holmes or attend a 30-minute volunteer orientation session on Monday, April 3, with sessions beginning at 9, 9:30 etc. through 11 a.m. and from 3, 3:30 etc. through 5 p.m. All will be held at Smith Family Center, 1600 Tyvola Rd.
Victor Mack announced the annual Julia Robinson Mathematics and Computing Festival on Saturday, April 1 at UNCC, aimed at middle school girls interested in STEM-related activities. Flier here. Online here. Mack said onsite registration Saturday would be accepted.
Jarrod Jones announced a “Hear Me See Me” workshop to counsel parents and leaders on how to “craft their messages they wish to deliver to elected officials, employers, and large crowds of people in general.” Two sessions will be held, Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. and Monday, April 3, both at the Project LIFT office, 2324 Lasalle St. Flier here.
Advance Carolina distributed a petition on seven issues, including affordable housing and living wages.
Gary Young sent in an announcement that he will run for Charlotte City Council in District 5.
Queen Thompson sent in a list of upcoming events, including “Voices from the Past,” 50 area citizens portraying people from Charlotte’s history. Events will be held Saturday, April 1, from 1-5 p.m. at Settlers, Elmwood and Pinewood cemeteries in center city. Info here, here and here.
Alma Adams sent in an invitation to the second annual Women’s Symposium and Networking Fair on Friday, March 31 from 1:15-4 p.m. at LIttle Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St. Details here. Register here.
Chris Jackson sent in a comment about Monday’s Opportunity Task Force Report.
Dena Diorio sent in her March 27 Board Bulletin.
Greg Schembeck sent in an announcement of a free breakfast forum to help Charlotte Next develop an online tool to match middle schoolers with out-of-school programs. Breakfast is Saturday, April 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the YWCA, 3420 Park Rd. More on program here. Register here.
Joyce Waddell sent in her March 27 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Dedrick Russell sent in an invitation to a brunch buffet fundraiser benefitting the Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists scholarship fund and honoring Steve Crump’s 30 years of reporting in Charlotte. Tickets $30 here. Flier here.
Stephanie Counts sent the March 23 newsletter of the Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange.
Peggie Reid sent in an announcement of the 40th Founders’ Day event of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. Charlotte chapter on Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m. at Crown Plaza Charlotte, 5700 Westpark Dr. Tickets $40. Flier here.