Davis Lake area
Croft Community School plans some sweet events
Croft Community School, a new school opening in north Charlotte, plans several events:
“Croft Community Ice Cream Social,” 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cold Stone Creamery at NorthLake Commons. Staff members will meet parents and students in kindergarten through second grade. Staff from each grade will serve for 30-mintue intervals per grade level.
Staff members will meet parents and students in grades three to five from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Cold Stone Creamery at NorthLake Commons.
Both nights, the PTA will have an Ice Cream Raffle; the winner, to be announced Thursday, gets free ice cream for a year (twice each month). Tickets are $1.
Open House, 3-7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the school.
“Sip-n-Sob,” 8:30-9:30 a.m. Aug. 29 at the school. For parents sending their children off to kindergarten.
The school is at 4911 Hucks Road, Charlotte. Details: 980-343-0370. Karen Sullivan
Volunteers needed to build playground at Nevin Park
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is looking for skilled and unskilled volunteers to help build a NASCAR-themed playground at Nevin Park.
The playground at 6000 Statesville Road would serve children with varied abilities.
Building shifts are planned Sept.29 through Oct. 4: 8a.m.-12:30 p.m., noon-5:30 p.m., and 5 p.m. until dark.
Details: Lori Saylor, 704-336-5478 or lori.say lor@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. Karen Sullivan
Vilma Leake to speak at Freedom Library Tuesday
Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member Vilma Leake is scheduled to speak to the Freedom Drive Development Association at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
The monthly meeting will be at Freedom Regional Library community room, 1230 Alleghany St.
Allen Hills-Carrie Hills
Hot topics on agenda
at community meeting
Alert to residents in the Allen Hills-Carrie Hills community:
Attend Tuesday's community meeting at Christian Family Missionary Baptist Church, 3030 Allen Road South. There's much to discuss: car snatchers, teens “trashing” a house and horse barn and Charlotte Rod and Custom Shop getting robbed of pricey car parts. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. David Perlmutt