The Mint Hill Library is hosting their Paws to Read program August 11 and 25. The program invites children ages three to 11 to read aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register at the library or online, or contact Jackie Hooker at 704-416-5200 for more information.
Forty Rod will host Kilahpalooza August 12, 1-10 pm to raise funds for three-year-old Kilah Davenport, a victim of extreme violence. Money raised will be used to renovate the Davenport house for Kilah’s needs.