DOLE Shake It Up Summer Tour Stops At Charlotte Boys & Girls Club


The kids of Charlotte’s Marsh Road Boys & Girls Club are in for a treat on Thursday, May 24, because the DOLE Shake It Up tour is stopping by to provide yummy snacks and facilitate further donations. Charlotte is one of the special stops on Dole’s summer tour. The tour, which began in New […]

Queen City’s Mom Prom To Benefit Cookies For Kids’ Cancer

Mom Prom

I don’t know very many moms who really need a reason to get dressed up for a night out with their girlfriends, but if you are a mom who needs a reason, The Queen City Mom Prom is it!

Set to take place on April 27 at the Havana Banquet and Ballroom (formerly The […]

Charlotte Offers Exciting Black History Month Events For All Ages

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Charlotte is host to several Black History Month events this year that are free or low cost. Take time out of your day to gain new knowledge about the African and African American heritage by enjoying these events:

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An African Dance Experience with Oneaka Dance Company

February 11th – 11:30 […]

Geocaching: High-Tech Treasure Hunting Fun For The Whole Family

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Remember the nostalgic games of child hood splendor such as hide and seek, hot and cold, and Marco polo? Games where finding a person or an object could be played for hours of merriment. Well here is a more technical updated version of such “games” that will interest the kids, and mom and dad, […]

Get a Charlotte Summer Pass

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Founder Carrie Kester, Photo provided by Charlotte Summer Pass

Summer’s almost here. So what are you going to do with the kids while they are out of school? Stay at home mother of three, Carrie Kester, was wondering the same thing over Spring Break. When she couldn’t find a place […]

SLEEP-A-THON to support The Center of Hope

Photo courtesy of the Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte

Photo courtesy of the Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte

Where will you be sleeping on Friday, May 20, 2011? Will you be at home? Perhaps on vacation in a dreamy hotel room complete with a scenic view? Unfortunately for many Charlotte residents, the answer to this question is not a simple one.

The […]

Charlotte Academy of Music


Summer is fast approaching and if you are like me, you are on the hunt for creative plans to keep your children active this summer. It is all too easy for them to spend an entire day in front of the television or computer. The pool is always a great solution, but we as […]