The workshop will focus on using positive four-letter words to help children build language skills and positive identity.
A free worksop for mentors
NAACP “Freedom Fund Banquet”
The event will celebrate the contributions of our leaders. Keynote speaker: Max Siegel, a former NASCAR executive and author and leader in diversity.
Flapjack breakfast to benefit Boy Scouts
Come to Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar (University area) and send a Boy Scout to camp.
Friday Friends to host celebration
The group, which seeks to break down barriers between the races, will meet June 3 at the Levine Museum of the New South.
Free uptown jazz concert
Performing this month is Rhythm + Jazz, a band whose mission is to honor the Latin Jazz pioneers by creating innovative arrangements focused in their rhythmic heritage.
Movie screening: “The Fat Boy Chronicles”
“Fat Boy Chronicles” follows 14-year-old Jimmy as he enters ninth grade and chronicles his struggle with bullying and obesity.
Free one-day football camp for teens
The camp, at Hopewell High School, is sponsored by DTLR, an urban retail chain, and Dwayne Jarrett of the Carolina Panthers.
An evening of classic jazz
Summer Jazz @ Tutto Mondo will feature live music by The Queen’s Collective. Complementary admission and drink specials.
Literacy Celebration Day at JCSU
Slated activities include: workshops on SAT prep and college readiness, grooming techniques, self esteem building, mentor matching, panel discussions, entertainers and a talent show.
Access to capital workshop for small businesses
This daylong event is sponsored by the Charlotte Chamber and the city of Charlotte.
Deltas to sponsor ‘Community Day’
This four-hour event will include health screenings, a financial seminar, giveaways and entertainment.
Yolanda Adams Health and Wellness Tour
This free event will include live performances by gospel recording artists and free health and fitness screenings.
Africa Children’s Choir
The group appearing in Concord is made up of 23 children from Uganda and Kenya. Admission is free, but space is limited.
A luncheon with Maya Angelou
The event will honor women leaders and raise scholarship money through the United Negro College Fund.
New documentary focuses on local teachers
“Souls of Our Teachers,” a half hour film, is a collaboration between Mecklenburg Ministries, Temple Beth El, Communities in Schools and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.