Charlotte East Community Partners will host its second annual Black Tie Gala Fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the Charlotte Museum of History. Proceeds benefit Alexander Youth Network.
The umbrella organization represents more than 60 neighborhood associations.
The gala showcases the beauty and history of east Charlotte, recognizes community achievements, and honors police officers and firefighters for their service to the area.
For more information or tickets, call chairwoman Shelin Wilder at 704-563-1289.
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Bradfield Farms' annual fall festival for community residents will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Reedy Creek Pool area.
There will be a Halloween costume parade, moon bounce, bungee run, crafts and games. Cotton candy, chicken nuggets, popcorn and sub sandwiches will be available.
Volunteers are needed. Call Nisa Kalambaheti at 704-573-2661 to help.
The Bradfield Farms Homeowners' Association board of directors is soliciting priced proposals from potential vendors in preparation for next year's budget.
Annual contract proposals are needed for cleaning/janitorial services, carpet cleaning, HVAC repairs and maintenance, pest control, residential lot maintenance, landscaping, pools and tree maintenance/removal.
After researching a pool pass-key and security-camera system for two years, the Bradfield Farms HOA board has decided not to purchase a system, because of cost.
The board instead will request revised proposals for a pass-key system.
Bradfield Farms' Neighborhood Watch will meet 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 21 at the clubhouse.
The Davis Lake Empty Nesters Club will begin its new season in October.
Members enjoy relaxed evenings of conversation, shared appetizers and optional board games and cards, as well as outings to restaurants, theaters and athletic events.
The first meeting will be Thursday. A visit to Shelton Vineyards' Harvest Festival on Saturday will be discussed. Participants should bring an appetizer to share and their own drinks.
Details: Judy Bielfeldt, 704-597-0681.
Davis Lake has seen a recent increase in residential break-ins in which suspects entered the house through an open garage.
Several incidents took place while homeowners were mowing the backyard.
Residents are reminded to secure the garages even when at home and to call 911 if they see suspicious people.
Thirty Davis Lake residents participated in two recent blood drives at the clubhouse. The Red Cross collected 24 units in June and 12 units in August.
Davis Lake residents celebrated National Night Out in August.
Syrena Huynh recruited 12 volunteers from the North Mecklenburg High School International Baccalaureate program to help.
Donations and pizza proceeds netted $292 for the North Division Bicycle Unit.
Farmington's board will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at University City United Methodist Church.
Matthew Broel, Ryan Eide and Joey Smith were elected to the Larkhaven Board of Directors at its Sept. 22 meeting.
Ravenwood residents met Sept. 23 with Michelle Flowe, manager of the Hickory Grove Public Library.
Participants learned about plans for the new library and gave feedback about future programming and services there.
Dale Warren is the new treasurer for the Ravenwood neighborhood association.
Hildie Weiler is now in charge of block captains and newsletter distribution.
Augie Beasley heads the social committee, which has planned two parties for October.
Ravenwood will host a fall festival for neighborhood families noon-2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Watson home on Andros Lane.
Hot dogs, baked beans and soft drinks will be served. Participants should bring a side dish to share. A signup sheet will be circulated at the next neighborhood meeting.
There will be face painting, games, juggling and a magic show. To share a talent, call Augie Beasley at 704-536-9188.
Compiled by Leigh Pressley