Woodcarvers club: Share a little sawdust with the Charlotte Woodcarvers Club at its "carve-in" demonstration 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 19 in the Community Room of the South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Road. For adults and teens. Details: 704-416-6600.
CMPD workshops: Registration is open for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Community Education Workshops covering the police department's history, recruitment, training and more, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at either CMPD Headquarters, 601 E. Trade St., or the Training Academy, 1880 Shopton Road. Mecklenburg County residents ages 18 and older can register online at www.cmpd.org or call 704-432-1655.
Quail Hollow Road
YMCA fun night: The Harris YMCA is hosting a "Fun Night" for fourth- and fifth-graders with music, dance, games and concessions, 7-9:30 p.m. March 12 at the Teen Activity Center, 5900 Quail Hollow Road. $5 YMCA members; $7 nonmembers. Details: 704-716-6910.
New hire at CCDS: Charlotte Country Day School recently announced that Lauren Batten, founder of local philanthropic consulting firm Vandever Batten, will be the school's new director of advancement, effective July 11. Vandever Batten launched in 1999 with CCDS as its first client, and the firm helped the school raise $34 million in capital and endowment funding.