PCF grants help four programs
The Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF), a Cornelius-based, not-for-profit serving the residents of north Mecklenburg County, recently announced that it has awarded grants totaling more than $18,000 to four local charities.
As someone whose life has been shaped by interfaith programming, Institute of Southern Jewish Life Fellow Claire Solomon was intrigued when she saw a flyer for "Daughters of Abraham," a youth-led group made of up Muslim, Jewish and Christian girls ages 11-15, on her fall visit to Beth Shalom of Lake Norman.
Huntersville residents and non-residents alike are invited to say "Hello Huntersville" in a one-day festival bearing that name on Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art and fun fest will feature displays by local artists, vendor booths, music, food, rides and more. The day also includes the seasonal opening of the Huntersville Market at the shelter next to the caboose at 7 a.m.
It's all In The Blood in Davidson College production
Six Davidson College student actors will showcase their interpretation of a contemporary American Tragedy, In The Blood, March 28-April 1. In the Blood focuses on a homeless, illiterate single mother, Hester La Negrita, struggling to provide for her five children amidst inner urban poverty and prejudice.
SAM comes to Davidson College
About 500 music scholars from around the world will attend the Society for American Music (SAM) in Charlotte, March 15-18, an annual conference hosted by Davidson College. SAM is a scholarly organization dedicated to the study of U.S. music. Davidson College Professor of Music Neil Lerner serves as secretary of SAM, and is chairman of the local arrangements committee.