Next week: No Forum: Election Day.
Larken Egleston announced that Young Democrats and the Democratic Party of Mecklenburg County will host an election night viewing party at Slate Billiards in South End, 200 E Bland St.
Brenda Robinson announced that her Aviation Camps of the Carolinas would “take over” Rock Hill Airport for two one-day camps for 14- to 17-year-olds on Dec. 28-29. Details here.
J’Tanya Adams announced that the Historic West End Partners and EveryoneOn, a national nonprofit, would next week announce a collaboration to offer $10/month high-speed Internet and $60 desktop computers to get unconnnected residents connected to the Internet.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that registered voters may vote on Nov. 3 even if they did not vote in the primary. She said voters must present themselves in their home precinct to vote. Sherrill also encouraged people to offer homebound voters transportation to the polls on Tuesday.
Louise Woods announced that unregistered voters may use same-day registration through the end of early voting on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Johnnie Collins announced that the Mecklenburg County Pearls of Excellence group of Alpha Kappa Alpha will sponsor a Pearls and Pumpkins gala on Friday, Nov. 6 at 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Airport Hotel, 3315 Scott Futrell Drive. Tickets are $50. Flier here.
Maurice Jones announced that the Anita Stroud afterschool STEM program at Ivory Baker Recreation Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. would be focusing on Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion (“An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” He said volunteers were needed Wednesday to help build rockets.)
Carlenia Ivory invited donations to the Sarah Stevenson South African Students Fund. Details here.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement of a free Native American Heritage Month Family Event on Saturday, Nov. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. at Smith Family Center, 1600 Tyvola Rd., sponsored by the CMS Title VII/Indian Education Program in partnership with the Mint Museum & the MNAA. Flier here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 26 Board Bulletin.
Robert Hillman sent in an announcement of the Literary Festival of Charlotte’s free Boogedy Boogedy Books & Fun event at Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. on Halloween from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Flier here.
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement of a 5th Ujamaa Cooperative Economics Friday on Friday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Genesis Project Family Wellness Center, 5104 Reagan Dr. Suite 5. Flier here.
Stephanie Counts sent in an invitation to the 2015 Multi-Cultural Conference sponsored by the Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at LaCa Projects, 1429 Bryant St. Speaker list here. Tickets for $100 here.
Sylvia Grier passed along an announcement of a community forum sponsored by Unlocking Oppression, Inc. “for an education on empowerment, getting involved and understanding government policies” at Bette Rae Thomas Rec Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Road on Saturday, Nov. 7 from noon-2:30 p.m. Details here.