Charlotte, Reconnecting Ourselves With Nature (CROWN) meets every third Thursday. The group’s next meeting will be 7-8 p.m. in the Duke Energy Auditorium of Rodgers Hall at Queen’s University, 1834 Selwyn Ave. The meeting will feature Carol Buie-Jackson, owner of Birdhouse on the Greenway. She will discuss the basic requirements of creating a wildlife-friendly setting within any property. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNCC plant sale
The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will hold its annual plant sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the McMillan Greenhouse, 9201 University City Blvd. A special preview sale for botanical garden members, faculty, staff and students will be held 3-6 p.m. Thursday. Botanical gardens director Larry Mellichamp will present the “What, Why and how of Fall Planting” at 11 a.m. Oct 18-19, and staff and volunteer experts will be available to answer questions. Details: gardens.uncc.edu.
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