The Oct. 23 meeting will discuss solutions to some of the issues that negatively affect the black community.
Groups to host grassroots summit
Let’s talk about marriage and family
Join other African American couples as they discuss ways to strengthen the black family through better relationships.
Jazz @ the Excelsior Club
A Sign of the Times non-profit organization sponors live jazz music every fourth Sunday of the month at the New Historic Excelsior Club.
A workshop for struggling homeowners
The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association will offer information on affordable-housing issues.
Historical Marker Dedication
Vigil to remember victims/survivors of domestic abuse
Event: Each victim of a domestic violence-related homicide in North Carolina will be remembered with the lighting of a candle, and speakers will include survivors telling their stories.
Charlotte Zetas to host health fair
Attendees can visit information booths, talk with medical experts and see health demonstrations. There will also be free health screenings, raffles and giveaways.
Communications workshop for teens
Event: On Saturday, Oct. 24, Macie Caldwell Consulting Services will hold a “Communicating with Confidence” workshop for 7th – 12th graders.
Charlotte Music Awards
The awards are held to recognize outstanding artists from the Carolinas, covering musical genres from hip-hop to country.
See Johnson C. Smith University’s weeklong schedule of homecoming events
Whether you like pep rallies, comedy shows or powder puff football games, this year’s homecoming has something for everyone.
Step Afrika! coming to Queens University
The world’s first professional step company will perform at Queens University of Charlotte on Friday, October 23.
Kappas bar-hop for breast cancer cure
The Kappas annual event this year will stop at three popular watering holes in the SouthPark area. proceeds to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Gala to celebrate life of Valerie Woodard
Woodard, 56, was a Mecklenburg commissioner when she died Oct. 3, 2008, from a rare blood disorder.
CMS offers “Can We Talk?” workshops
The workshops are designed to give families tips for having successful parent-teacher conferences.
Cornel West to discuss his new book
The author and lecturer is coming to the uptown Knight Theater to discuss his latest work, "Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud, a Memoir."