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Want the title of “Dilworth's Best Baker”? Take three dozen of your favorite desserts to the bake-off table by 11 a.m. at the annual Dilworth Jubilee, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Latta Park.

Plaza Midwood

Neighborhood Watch participants have purchased an engraver that will allow Plaza Midwood residents to mark televisions, computers and other valuables to help prevent the resale of stolen items. Neighborhood Watch will distribute more information on how to borrow the engraver after the quarterly meeting Oct. 23.


The city's Neighborhood Development Department will offer Community University workshops at Morrison Regional Library, 7015 Morrison Blvd. The courses will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 8, 14. Free. To register, e-mail neighservs@ci.charlotte The program aims to help residents improve the strength of neighborhood organizations and overall community life.

Myers Park

The autumn series of programs, “Religion And Politics,” at Charlotte's Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road, continues at 7 p.m. Monday with a panel discussion on “Faith in the City.” Participants include Jennifer Roberts, chairman of the Mecklenburg County commissioners; community activist Sarah Stevenson; and the Rev. Tom Tate, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member and pastor of Plaza Presbyterian Church. Details:


Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation's “MeckTeens” will offer three out-of-school programs for Tuesday's teacher workday. The activities include a tour of Lenoir-Rhyne University, a trip to Riverbanks Zoo and a tour of Lowe's Motor Speedway. Registration: www.park


The Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum meeting will be 10:15 a.m. Friday at Sharon United Methodist Church, 4411 Sharon Road. Elaine Greenfield and Jan Meyer-Thompson will present a duo piano recital. Free.

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