Allen Hills-Carrie Hills
Community meeting: A monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Family Missionary Baptist Church, 3030 Allen Road S.
The guest for the meeting will be Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Sgt. John Thornton and officers Mike Travis and Bob Roberts. They will discuss the area's 2011 crime statistics.
Youth development: The University City YMCA's Y Achievers will host "An Evening with Wes Moore" 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road.
Moore is the author of the New York Times bestseller "The Other Wes Moore." It tells the story of two boys with the same name living in the same decaying city whose lives followed vastly different paths.
The Y Achievers program offers leadership and academic enrichment as a way to increase graduation rates. Reserve seats by emailing WesMooreEvent@ymcacharlotte.org. Details: Blair Campbell, 704-716-6365.
Preschool program: Parents of 2- to 5-year-olds are invited to an open house 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Piedmont Progressive Preschool, 9704 Mallard Creek Road.
The school's focus is on child-centered and play-based learning, with an emphasis on nature and the arts. Details: visit www.progressivepreschool.org or call 704-510-1022.
Open house: Corvian Community School, 11901 Eastfield Road, will host open house events at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 and 21 and at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9 and 21.
Corvian Community School is a private school serving children in kindergarten through second grades. Details: Call 704-960-7002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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