Sarah Stevenson announced the Sign of the Times’ 18th annual Black History Concert on Saturday, March 17 at 3 and 7 p.m. at Pease Auditorium on the CPCC Elizabeth campus.
Carlenia Ivory announced that City Council member James Mitchell will speak at the Forum April 3, and CMS Supt. Clayton Wilcox at the April 10 meeting.
Blanche Penn announced a Voice for the People meeting on Saturday, April 14 at New Heaven Community Church, 8823 Albemarle Rd.
Ann Holliday announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center will hold a fair for clients on Tuesday, April 10 highlighting summer youth programs. The fair will be at 3333 Wilkinson Blvd.
Sheila Peltzer recommended an upcoming book, “The Boy Crisis” by Warren Farrell and John Gray.
John Jennings announced that he was launching an effort to revive the McDonald’s Cafeteria at a new location that he has not yet identified. He said to expect an opening in about two years. Info: Jennings.
Colette Forrest announced a panel discussion on Race and Justice on Thursday, March 22 from 6-8 p.m. at Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Natalie Frazier Allen announced a Twirl & Swirl 5K run/walk from 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 from 7529 Pineville-Matthews Rd. as a fundraiser for the Judge Bill Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund. Details here.
Becky Carney announced that she, Rep. Rodney Moore and Rep. Bill Brawley had been named to the N.C. Speaker’s committee to consider legislation to arm teachers. She encouraged residents to e-mail those legislators with their views.
Judith Wilson Burkes announced the 2nd annual Single Parent Forum on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 15230 West Blvd. Flier here.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that United Voices was planning Juneteenth celebrations for Charlotte at its meetings, which follow the Forum at 700 Parkwood Ave.
Fostoria Pierson announced the annual Bows & Bow Ties Military Kids Ball on Saturday, April 14 from 6 p.m. at Hilton University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr. Flier here.
Nancy Carter announced that the Soil & Water Conservation Board sponsors one student to attend a Resource Conservation Workshop June 25-30 at N.C. State University in Raleigh. Flier here.
Nancy Carter announced that the Soil & Water Conservation is trying to set up a voluntary conservation district to protect local farms from development and asked for names of Mecklenburg farmers who might be interested. E-mail Carter.
Blanche Penn sent in information about the 2nd Annual Summer Arts Camp running during six weeks between June 11 and July 20 at West Charlotte Recreation Center, 2401 Kendall Dr.
Kimberly Fowler left an announcement of a meeting on the opioid crisis and sickle cell disease on Wednesday, March 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Urban League building, 740 W. 5th St. Flier here.
Kimberly Fowler left a copy of the March/April Sickle Times.
April Barnes left info about PACE of the Southern Piedmont.
Tiffany Johnson sent in a #CommitTo80 action request.
Mary Johnson sent in a flier on the Black Political Caucus’ candidate forums for the May 2018 primary.
Tiffany Johnson sent in links to a city survey on residents’ views on “what our community residents think is most important for the overall wellbeing of the City and their individual neighborhoods.” The survey, available through March 31, is in English, Spanish and French. Details here.
Gwen High sent in a flier with details on a screening of “Shell Shocked” at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, March 21 at 6 p.m.
Tiffani Teachey sent in a flier about the National Council of Negro Women Charlotte Section’s 24th annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Celebration on Saturday, March 24 from 5 p.m. at Hilton Executive Park, 5624 WestPark Dr. Tickets: Contact Maria Wright or Dorothy Jackson.
Stephanie Counts sent in the March 8 Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange newsletter.
Tiffany Johnson passed along info on grants of up to $1,000 from Truliant Federal Credit Union to qualifying nonprofits working on arts and culture, basic human needs, and financial education.
Christy Kluesner sent in the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Charlotte Chapter’s March 6 newsletter.
DonnaMarie Woodson sent in the March CharMeck Chronicle.