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University City residents have one more option for early voting locations.

Cast a ballot through Nov. 1 at UNC Charlotte's Bonnie Cone University Center, Room 268, 9201 University City Blvd.

Polls will be open at UNC Charlotte during these times:

Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Early voting will not be available on campus Oct. 18 and 19. Parking is free in the Cone parking deck.

Dave Coble of the Catawba Lands Conservancy will be among the guest speakers at the N.C. Wildlife Federation's OWLS chapter meeting. Coble will talk about the Carolina Thread Trail project, an effort to link 15 counties by trails and greenways. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road.


Carolinas Medical Center will hold an infant CPR class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Destination Maternity, 4716 Sharon Road. The $10 class is aimed at parents who are expecting their second child. Details: 704-355-2229.


Trinity Episcopal School, 750 E. Ninth St., is running the Mecklenburg Math Club, a free group for children grades 4-6 who have a passion for math. The club's next meeting is 9:30-11:45 a.m. Saturday. Details: or 704-358-8101.


Does Fido want to cast his vote in the upcoming elections, too? Art and gift shop Boulevard at NoDa, 453 E. 36th St., will hold a “Rock The Dog Vote” election from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. To cast their votes, pets can choose from a free donkey or elephant biscuit.

Your City

You may notice some new people and places in today's Neighbors, as we've combined some of our community sections and therefore broadened the area this section serves.

You will still find news here that is close to home, as well as many of your favorite features. That includes community columnists, home price comparisons and news of events.

For the first time, you may also read about nearby communities that are a short drive away. The communities served by this Neighbors are Central City, Western Mecklenburg, East Charlotte and University City.

Please contact us with story ideas, comments or questions. E-mail thecity@charlotte or call Editor Dan Duffey at 704-868-7730.