Don't miss these upcoming events close to home.
1 Meet the raptor keepers
Learn about some of the resident birds at the Carolina Raptor Center from the experienced volunteers who care for them and know them best..
When: 1 p.m. Nov. 13
Where: Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville.
2 Hear a correspondent for NPR
National Public Radio correspondent Eleanor Beardsley will talk about how media affects individuals' interaction with government.
When: 7 p.m. Nov. 16
Where: Alvarez College Union, Smith 900 Room.