Larken Egleston announced meetings over three days Sept. 19-21 for residents to help guide planners of the Hidden Valley section of the Cross Charlotte Trail. Details here.
Brenda Robinson announced a link to her book, “Success is an Attitude”.
Dianna Davis announced a new media outlet Watch Charlotte that is looking for people interested in hosting their own shows. Info: See Davis.
Thomas Clark announced the 6th Annual free Literary Festival of Charlotte on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Little Rock Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. Flier here.
Jade Jackson announced that the national Poor People’s Campaign would hold a strategic training on Sunday, Sept. 24.
Jade Jackson announced a fundraiser for Darrell Bonapart’s City Council District 5 campaign on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Hawthorne’s Pizza, 6621 Monroe Rd.
Darrell Bonapart thanked supporters of his Sept. 12 primary campaign for City Council District 5. “I am looking forward to Oct. 10, and I ask you for your continued support.”
Blanche Penn announced a fish fry and flea market to support her School Board District 3 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 23. For location call 704-890-4101.
Jeffrey Young announced he has rescheduled a Veterans Helping Veterans fundraiser to stop homelessness. The new date is Nov. 12 at Veterans Park, 2136 Central Ave.
Matt Newton thanked supporters of his Sept. 12 primary campaign for City Council District 5, and urged District 5 residents to vote in the Oct. 10 primary.
Matt Newton announced an event marking the 50th anniversary of Thurgood Marshall being appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. He said it would be held Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at Albemarle Road Recreation Center, 5027 Idlewild Rd. N. Online details for a similar Sept. 26 event are here.
Helen Kimbrough sent in the Sept. 21 newsletter from Reading Partners.
LuAnn Ritsema sent in an announcement of a free workshop on special education eligibility on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from noon-1:30 p.m. at 601 E. 5th St. Bring lunch if you wish.
Chris Jackson sent in a Goodwill blog item: “Smart Shopping from a Savvy College Student: Part One.”
LuAnn Ritsema sent in announcement of an Oct. 30 Race Matters for Juvenile Justice conference, “Hidden in Plan Sight: Exposing the Cost of Racism,” to be held Monday, Oct. 30 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Crown Plaza Executive Park Hotel, 5700 Westpark Dr. Details here.
Colette Forrest sent in an announcement that the Black Political Caucus will meet Sunday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1421 Statesville Ave., for school board candidate and bond endorsements.
Jade Jackson sent in an announcement that N.C. Climate Solutions Coalition will host Dr. Michael Mann speaking on climate change, at an event on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 2-4 p.m. at Park Road Baptist Church, 3900 Park Rd. Flier here.
Debbie Snowdon sent in an announcement that CMS officials will address funding issues at League of Women Voters forums on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Amity Presbyterian Church, 2831 N. Sharon Amity Rd., Charlotte, and Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Victor Mack sent in the September issue of UNCC Cato College of Education’s newsletter.
Elise Esasky sent in the Sept. 19 edition of Read Charlotte’s newsletter.
Jim Garges sent in the Sept. 19 Partners for Parks newsletter.
Dena Diorio sent in her Sept. 18 Board Bulletin.
Angela Caffee sent in an announcement of a workshop on human trafficking on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 9:30-11 a.m. at 601 E. 5th St. Room 510. Details here.
Shawn Greeson sent in an announcement of the inaugural free Charlotte American Indian Artist Showcase – Arts & Crafts Sale on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 2-5 p.m., with an artist & cultural presentation beginning at 1 p.m., at Providence Day School, 5800 Sardis Rd. Flier here.
Arthur Griffin sent in a Sept. 15 school bond campaign newsletter.
Brian Kasher sent in a link to an interview with newly elected City Council member Braxton Winston.