Youth hoops clinics this week in Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will join three other organizations in sponsoring a pair of one-day basketball clinics this week for middle-school-age children.

The clinics are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday’s clinic will be at the 2X Salt campus, at 1900 Queen City Drive, and Friday’s will be at the Ivory Baker Recreation Center, at 1920 Stroud Park Court.

Joining CMPD as organizers of the events are the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte, Project LIFT, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations.