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University City

No coalition meeting: The NorthEast Coalition will not meet this month because the group planned to attend the annual Neighborhood Symposium on Saturday.

The meetings will resume May 21. In May, the group will host Mayor Anthony Foxx and City Manager Curt Walton.

Vance High

School grant: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation has awarded Vance High School a $45,000 grant to help support the school's Project Lead The Way initiative, a program that supports science, technology, engineering and math education. Vance is one of four CMS high schools that has an Academy of Engineering program serving a total of 310 students.

UNC Charlotte

Plant sale: The Botanical Gardens will hold its annual spring plant sale on Saturday and Sunday at the gardens, 9090 Craver Road.

For information, call 704-687-2364 or visit

Sugar Creek

Free workshop: Sign up now for a one-hour free tennis lesson that will be held between 9 and 11 a.m. May 14 at Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, 943 W. Sugar Creek Road.

Youth Opportunity University at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring the class and a kickoff party.

Details: Mary Ann Harrington, 704-882-0928 or; and Carolyn Lloyd, Chancellor of Youth Opportunity University, 704-391-6676 or


Summer camps: Since the Feb. 7 publication of the annual summer camps listings, more than 100 new camps have been added to our online database. You can go online and look for camps at