The EnergyExplororium in Huntersville will host its First Homeschoolers Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.
The day will include educational videos, presentations and outdoor activities. Activity books and parent/teacher guides will also be provided.
R.S.V.P. by Monday. To reserve a space: 800- 777-0003, option 1.
The Lake Norman High School Band Boosters will host a can recycling drive from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
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Proceeds from the can drive will be used to help finance a trip to march in the Lord Mayor's Parade on New Year's Day in London. For details about the trip: www.lnhswildcat band.com.
Details: 704-252-2606 (days) or 704-662-7788 (evenings).
Partners in Out-of-School Time announced the launch of its summer camp fund, which will expand opportunities for low-income children in grades K-12 to experience the outdoors.
Grants up to $8,000 will be awarded to camps that offer a strong outdoor educational experience to provide scholarships to low-income youths in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.
Grant applications will be accepted until Nov. 14. Applicant organizations must be operators of outdoor education summer camp programs. For an application or details: www.postcarolinas.org. .