North Carolina high school students can study Mandarin on weekdays from July 6 to 17 at Queens University of Charlotte's 2009 Summer Institute in Chinese.
Beginning and intermediate classes are available. A $50 registration fee is required. Lunch and an afternoon snack will be provided. Details: Dr. Alexa Royden at email@example.com.
A District 2 town meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at East Stonewall AME Zion Church, 1729 Griers Grove Road. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for a networking session.
Experience life during World War II as interpreters re-enact events during an encampment at the Charlotte Museum of History from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Visitors will learn about the war and its effects on Charlotte. Regular admission applies: adults, $6; students and senior citizens, $5; ages 6-12, $3; under age 6, free.
The museum is at 3500 Shamrock Drive. Details: 704-568-1774; www.charlottemuseum.org.
Foundation for the Carolinas is accepting grant applications on behalf of the Ginter Foundation. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area for projects covering human services, health, immigration, education and children and youth.
Grant applications are available at www.fftc.org (click on 2009 Grant Cycles) or by contacting Ashley Allen at Foundation for the Carolinas, 704-973-4594 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. June 26. Grant recipients will be notified in October.
Attention high schools
Guidance counselors and principals, please e-mail us the names and photos of your school valedictorians and salutatorians. We want to publish them in an upcoming issue. E-mail email@example.com. Put "valedictorians" in the subject line. Include the valedictorian and salutatorian's names and photos (in jpeg format). Also include the name of your school and the town and county it's located in. And list your name and a daytime contact number to call. Questions: 704-868-7734.
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