Jade Jackson announced a screening of “The 13th” on Wednesday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Statesville Avenue Presbyterian Church, 3435 Nevin Rd. Flier here.
Larken Egleston announced a ribbon-cutting Wednesday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m. near Belmont Center, 700 Parkwood Ave., for the Cordelia Park segment of the Cross Charlotte Trail, with a connection to Optimist Park across Davidson Street. Info here.
Patricia Campbell sent in an announcement that Chief Kerr Putney would participate in a “Conversations vs Confrontations” event on Saturday, June 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal School, 750 E. 9th St. Flier here.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that Democratic Women of Mecklenburg will meet Wednesday, May 10 at 6:50 p.m. at an unmentioned location and will hold a recognition luncheon on Saturday, June 19 from noon-2:30 p.m. at Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd. Details here.
Victor Mack sent in an announcement that the UNC Charlotte Department of Counseling will host the Dr. Jonnie H. McLeod Institute on Substance Abuse on May 15-19. More information and registration here. Flier here.
Carol Anne Lawler sent in an announcement that Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition will hold a free 2017 legislative breakfast highlighting transportation issues on Wednesday, May 10 from 8:30 a.m. at Tyvola Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Rd. RSVP to 980-314-1320. Flier here.
Morris McAdoo sent in an announcement that the John S. Leary Bar Association of Black Attorneys will hold a Know Your Rights Forum on Thursday, May 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sugar Creek Church of Christ, 3932 Sofley Rd. Flier here.
Dianna Davis sent in announcements that youth and family related news and events may be submitted to Carolina Kid News TV Show at 704-777-9928 or by e-mail; and faith based news, events, and video content to The Praise Cafe TV Network at 704-777-9928 or by e-mail.
Greg Schermbeck sent in a survey aimed at out-of-school program providers to help MeckEd’s Charlotte Next initiative to shape upcoming professional development opportunities.
Tina Marshall sent in an announcement of a teach-in for the Prison Abolition Movement and Reproductive Justice hosted by Ash Williams and Sister Song on Saturday, May 6 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2128 Remount Road. Info: Marshall by e-mail.
Christine Edwards sent in an announcement that County Commissioner Trevor Fuller will hold a community meeting on education funding and economic opportunity on Thursday, May 11 at 6 p.m. at University City Regional Library, 301 E. W.T. Harris Blvd. Flier here.
Dena Diorio sent in her May 1 Board Bulletin.
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement that $25 tickets are available here through May 21 for Genesis Project 1 Inc.’s 10th Anniversary Gala on Friday, June 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Delta Center, 5408 Beatties Ford Rd. Attire formal.
Jason Terrell sent in the May 1 Profound Gentlemen newsletter.
Paula Brown sent in an announcement that Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology needs testing proctors June 1-4 from 7:15-11:30 a.m. Proctors must be at least 18 and sign up as a Volunteer with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Info: Paula Brown by e-mail or Steven Rusk by e-mail or at 980-343-5992.
Ann Harlan sent in a save-the-date for Sunday, June 4 from 2-4 p.m. for a town hall with legislators from Charlotte, with all questions asked by children.