Stephen Valder sent in a note that applications for Teen Health Connection’s Johnston Ziegler Youth Leadership Award $2,500 merit-based scholarship, which may be used for any college or university, are due by Dec. 3. Details, including application and other forms, are here. Flier here.
Dena Diorio announced that the Mecklenburg HOMES grant program application deadline has been extended to Nov. 19. More info here.
Oct. 29: Main Library at 310 N. Tryon to close at 5 p.m. Replacement facility’s opening expected in late 2025. Library services uptown will camp out at Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon Suite 290, and at First United Prebyterian’s fellowship hall, 406 N. College St. More info 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.1: Info session, 9:30 a.m., on county’s FY2023 Community Service Grants open to nonprofits. Webex meeting online here or by phone at 408-418-9388 (access code: 23332208748).
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. 8: Fundraiser and discussion of “rural voter research and strategy to amplify rural voices, Zoom, 7-8 p.m. Register here.