Queens Grant High senior Savannah Von Kaenel's play was chosen as one of three winning high school entries in the North Carolina Young Playwrights Festival hosted by the North Carolina Theatre Arts Educators.
The Cat's Out of the Bag
Dogs can play at Canine Commons
South Charlotte parks burst with activity, with more to come
As the weather gets warmer, residents all across southern Mecklenburg are flocking to parks. From baseball to lacrosse, running to mountain bike riding, fishing to disc golf, walking or observing wildlife, festivals to movies and concerts on the lawn, you can find it at a park nearby.
Saturday morning cadets (most aged 12-18 years old) from Charlotte's MER NC 111 Search and Rescue squadron placed wreaths at the graves of veterans in Pineville's Crown Memorial Park cemetery. It was part of the National Wreaths Across America event, a day when people across the country placed wreaths in cemeteries nationwide, including Arlington National Cemetery.
On senior night, Darius Johnson, who has served four years as manager of the soccer teams at Providence High School, got to live his dream. He was in the starting lineup for one of the biggest games of the year.
The Carolina Raptor Center puts on a flight show every weekend of the summer starting Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. The small amphitheater holding around 80 people makes for an intimate experience as birds of prey fly inches above visitors heads.
The UNC-Charlotte's McMillan Greenhouse held it's second annual celebration of carnivorous plants on Saturday morning. The event included fun activities ranging from face painting to Venus fly trap feeding. The day is aimed at educating young kids on carnivorous plants through a hands on and interactive way