The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council is looking for two or three artists to help a lead artist develop murals for areas along Central Avenue as part of the Central Avenue International Corridor Project. Info: www.artsandscience.org.
The neighborhood's Oct. 25 Fall Crawl needs volunteers to help distribute cankerworm tree bands and a musical band to lead the Crawl's parade. Vendors also can rent a table at the event. Info: www.plazamidwood.org.
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Pack a basket or dine on provided hot dogs and pizza at the Picnic in the Park from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Frazier Park. The event will feature live music, salsa-dancing lessons, games and activities for kids. Info: www.third-ward.org.
Carolinas Medical Center will hold an infant CPR class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Destination Maternity, 4716 Sharon Road. Cost: $10 per person. Details: 704-355-2229.
The Starmount Homeowner Association is collecting dues for 2009. Details: www.starmountnc.com.
The Madison Park Homeowners Association is hosting a one-hour Tyvola Road street cleanup at 9 a.m. Saturday. Participants are asked to meet in the Marion Diehl Senior Center parking lot. The cleanup will take place from Farmbrook Road to Park Road. Details: Martydoss@aol.com or 704-519-0677.
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