The Stevenson Family plans a drop-in to mark Sarah Stevenson’s 96th birthday. The event will be at the Stevenson Apartments, named in her honor, on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at 1445 Samuel St.
Sister Elloree Erwin explains: “We ask everyone who’s planning to visit, to RSVP no later than SUNDAY Oct, 24th. to this email address, [email protected], or call, 704-398-8399. Please give us the approximate time of your arrival, perhaps within 30 minutes. This will give us a chance to plan for everyone’s visit with her, safely and socially distanced.
“The address is 1445 Samuel St. 28206. It’s at the corner of LaSalle St. and Statesville Ave. Please enter the facility from Statesville Avenue. We’ll assist with parking both in and out…. If you have questions, please call. This will be, truly, a blessing for us and for her to have made it to another milestone.”
Oct. 20: CMS Municipal Education Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., discussion of Capital Needs Assessment process that will help shape contents of next school construction bond issue. Meeting livestream will be here.
Oct. 21: Public session (virtual), 6-7 p.m., to collect resident suggestions for “how best to reinvigorate” L.C. Coleman Park at 1501 McDonald St., behind Northwest School of the Arts off Beatties Ford Road. Register, map and more information here.
Oct. 23: 26th Annual Adams MadHatters hat auction and luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., LeMeridien Charlotte Hotel North Tower, 555 S. McDowell St. Register here.
Oct. 30: Unveiling of Julius Chambers statue, 10 a.m., Little Sugar Creek Greenway at Torrence Street and Kings Drive. Register here by Oct. 27.
Nov. 6: Ribbon cutting 10 a.m., grand opening 3-6 p.m., movie night until 9, for the city-owned open space to mark “The Ritz,” the last movie theater built in Charlotte exclusively for African Americans, which closed in 1971 and was later demolished. Explanation of funding and objectives for the space, as presented to City Council Aug. 9, is here. RSVP here. For further information, contact Erin Chantry by e-mail.
Nov. 6-14: “One For The Books” event to “say goodbye to the current building and welcome the future together.” Uptown Library.
Nov. 8: Fundraiser and discussion of “rural voter research and strategy to amplify rural voices, Zoom, 7-8 p.m. Register here.