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Where you can worship online

Houses of worship are practicing physical distancing by streaming worship and prayer services online to keep people connected with each other and God. If your house of worship is not included, please email the information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Here is a list of  churches offering online worship or prayer services;   Church of the Good Shepherd […]

Free/reduced price info: Text FOODNC to 877-877 for meal sites

March 30. Parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. After entering their address, parents will receive a text with the location and serving times for nearby pick-up and drive-thru free […]

Save the planet, save the date

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day ​will be celebrated with a family​-​oriented, educational​ and ​interactive event​ from 10​ ​am​ to 3​ ​pm ​April 25 ​at First Ward Park in Charlotte.​ The​ inspirational​ ​and enlightening event​, which is produced by OMIMEO Mime Theatre, will ​include ​performers, artists, speakers, activities, educational information and an “earth passport” for […]

Happy 337th Johann! March 16 concert

Organ at Davidson will celebrate the 337th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach—considered by many to be the greatest organ composer of all time—March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church. Joseph Causby, director of music and organist of the Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, will perform. At St. Mark’s Episcopal Church […]

Become a volunteer literacy tutor!

The Augustine Literacy Project is being held at Ada Jenkins Feb 24-28 (Monday-Friday) from 9 am to 3:30pm. We will train and support you, giving you and your students the tools for success. Join over 160 experienced ALP Tutors in our community who are making a difference in the life of a child. Visit www.alpcharlotte.org […]

Arts & Science Council workshop Feb. 28

The Arts & Science Council is hosting a Public Art Community Engagement Workshop for Mecklenburg County’s North County Regional Recreation Center being constructed in Cornelius. Artists Jill Anholt and Maja Godlewska will share their concepts for the public artwork for the new facility Feb. 28 at Bailey Middle School. RSVP to Erin.Taylor@artsandscience.org. The event runs from […]

Blood drive at JV Washam Feb. 13

JV Washam Elementary School will be holding its annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 13 in the gym from noon to 4:30 pm. This program will give our students an opportunity to show leadership and help save lives by recruiting blood donors from our community. You can support your child, our school, and […]

Flat lay of real estate concept

Affordable housing is subject of Newsmakers Breakfast Feb. 28

Hundreds of people stood in line in the cold and rain for hours in late January in hopes they could land a place in a new affordable housing development in Charlotte. People were applying at the Mezzanine at Freedom, which will have 185 units. But the same issue is apparent in North Mecklenburg where many […]

Read Charlotte training session Jan. 25

Read Charlotte, a community-wide initiative uniting parents, educators and community partners to improve children’s literacy from birth through third grade, needs volunteers to become reading tutors at Cornelius Elementary. Tutoring hours are 9 to 10 am one day a week. Volunteers must complete a CMS background check and attend a 3-1/2 hour training session. This […]

Prepare your home to sell or stay

​Allen Tate’s ​Community Engagement Series​ topic Jan. 21 is on preparing your ​h​ome to ​sell or stay. The event starts with a reception from 5:30 pm to 6 pm, with the presentation running from 6 to 7 pm. The location is the Allen Tate Lake Norman ​o​ffice ​at ​19460 Old Jetton Road​. More info: ​704-896-8283.