By Bethany Lane June 4, 2021 It was a busy week in the Queen City. Take our news quiz to see if you kept up. 1. Local EventsThis local event will kick off it’s season with a Juneteenth celebration that will feature African drumming, music, entertainment and food samples. Blumenthal Performing Arts Charlotte Symphony Rosa Parks market The Mint Summer Series 2. Arts & CultureHosted by __, the fourth African American Heritage Festival will be from June 8 - 12 to recognize and educate residents on Charlotte’s Black history Mecklenburg Park & Recs department The Charlotte Museum of History The Harvey B. Gantt center The Elder Gallery 3. Charlotte Mecklenburg SchoolsCounty commissioners passed a budget that withheld $56 million in funding for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Commissioners did this because they say the school board _ Was reluctant to educate parents on free lunch options during covid Has yet to address their wage gap between genders and races Doesn't pay their teachers a fair wage based on experience Hasn’t done enough to address failing schools that are attended by minorities 4. FoodEat Black CLT week begins on June 4 and includes 35 restaurants who are Giving away free food with each purchase Discounting their entire menu by 7.04% Offering pre-fixe menus Creating special menus just for this week 5. InstagramThe oldest millennials turn 40 this year and a Charlotte native, Winston Robinson, is celebrating & embracing this milestone by Dropping a rap video called “40 Plus” Hosting a block party for 40 year olds only Opening a 40+ only bar in NoDa Painting a mural of the numbers "40" in Uptown Name First Last Email NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.