South Charlotte


Mecklenburg County

Flood risk: Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services is holding a drop-in open house at Central Piedmont Community College's Levine Campus, Building No. 1, Room 2218, 2800 Campus Ridge Road, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday to show revised floodplain maps and advise how to reduce flood risks. View maps and comment online beginning May 31 at Call 704-432-7246.

South Charlotte

Bus service: Beginning June 7, the Charlotte Area Transit System will start Route 94 - Matthews/Mint Hill Shuttle, serving the Lawyers Glen Assisted Living Center, Levine Senior Center and Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care. The service will operate between Matthews-Independence Pointe Park and Ride and Mint Hill, 9 -11:45 a.m. and 1:30-4:20 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. There will be stops at the Mint Hill Festival Shopping Center at Lawyers Road and N.C. 51; and the shopping center on Windsor Square Drive to allow connections. Visit and click on "Route Changes" or call 704-336-7433.

Mint Hill

June Tunes: Bring your blankets and chairs to the lawn of Mint Hill Town Hall, 7151 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, for June Tunes, the town's monthlong outdoor concert series that kicks off June 4 with the Charlotte Jazz Orchestra. The schedule includes additional concerts June 11 with Reflections Big Band; June 18 with Mr. B Variety Band; June 25 with Stirling Bridge; and a patriotic concert July 3 with the Queen City Brass Band. Concerts are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. Contact Mint Hill Town Hall, 704-545-9726.


Special Olympics: From 6-8 p.m. June 3, the Matthews Police Department, 1201 Crews Road, will hold a spaghetti dinner and raffle to benefit Special Olympics of North Carolina. Cost is $5 per plate, with raffle tickets available for $1 each. T-shirts and hats also will be on sale. Organizers ask that you order by June 1, but tickets also will be available at the door. Call 704-847-4069.