Rev. Charlotte Brown, who retired from the District Court bench here in 2016, writes the Forum: “Continue the great work. Please give my regards to everyone. I am now in California, an immigration judge. Thank you for all your support in the past.”
Oct. 5: Candidate forum for U.S. Congress candidates for District 12 and District 14, 8:30 a.m., Children & Family Services, 601 E. 5th St. Register.
Oct. 8: Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, “Men of Change,” opens at Gantt Center, 12-5 p.m., and at Levine Museum.
Oct. 8: Mecklenburg Council of Elders series on “Food Understanding” begins, 11 a.m. Plaza Road Academy, 1000 Anderson St.
Oct. 15: “Mental Illness: How to Recognize Mental Illness Behaviors,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Oct. 18: MeckMIN Food For Thought: “Fair, Safe, and Secure Elections in NC: A Bipartisan Event,” from 11:30 a.m., free but lunch available for fee, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1000 E. Morehead St. Register here.
Oct. 20: Food giveaway & health fair, 5 p.m., school board candidate forum, 7-9 p.m., Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St.
Oct. 22: “Vote Your Power” Block Party, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 2901 Romare Bearden Dr.
Oct. 22: Bag exchange, plastic for paper for yard waste, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 1200 Otts St.
Nov. 15: MeckMIN Food for Thought: “Moving Beyond Myth: Indigenous Peoples Today,” 11:30, Covenant Presbyterian Church. Info and registration here.
Nov. 17: Schul Urban Institute Forum, afternoon, UNCC Dubois Center uptown.
Nov. 19: “Health Resources: Connecting People to Health Resources,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Nov. 22: Moving Beyond Myth: MeckMIN Justice-Centered Thanksgiving Service, 6:45 p.m., Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church in Uptown Charlotte. Details.
April 10-14: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Myrtle Beach Show Trip, $675.
Sept. 19-21: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountains Show Trip, $395.
Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum near Cincinnati.
Candidates & Elected Officials
Alma Adams 10-4
Natasha Marcus 9-30
Civility Localized 10-4
Nonprofits & Governments
Charmeck Chronicle 10-1
Dirt Road PAC 9-30
New Rural Project 9-30
Read Charlotte 10-3
UNCC Urban Institute 9-29
Vote Yes for Bonds 9-29