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Thursday evening head to Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens for Sip and Stroll. Enjoy wine, food and live music while viewing the gardens. (Photo: VisitNC.com)

5 Events to Start Your Week: Sip and Stroll, Fireworks and more (June 27 – July 3)

By Michaela Duckett

Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, National HIV Testing Day, Fireworks and other events happening this week around Charlotte

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Schoolboy Writing in Notebook

Legislator ‘appalled’ that NC schools haven’t tested for lead in water

House bill would require all schools, child care facilities to conduct testing for lead in water. Unclear how many across the state have lead pipes.

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Camilla Jean Woodard, age 80, of Wilson, N.C. received her high school diploma from Wilson Community College in May 2016. Woodard dropped out of high school after the completion of her 11th year to join her husband working on the family farm. After raising three children and retiring, Woodard started attending community college to complete her high school requirements. (Photo: Robert Willett)

63 years after leaving school to work on family farm, woman earns diploma

Camilla Jean Woodard left school in 1953 to help on the farm. She found out computers replaced ink wells and math got crazy hard.

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In a recent study, Charlotte was named the "Sweatiest City in America." The city has a high concentration of fitness centers.

Is Charlotte the sweatiest city in America?

With one of the highest concentrations of fitness centers in the nation, the Queen City was crowned the “Sweatiest City in America.”

QcityEVENTS

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Twenty One Pilots Concert
6.28
Jazz Night
6.28
Celebrating National HIV Testing Day
6.30
An Evening with PJ Morting & Kendra Foster
6.30
R&B Live Charlotte