This year, celebrate Easter in one of Charlotte’s top restaurants. Whether you’re celebrating with your spouse or with the whole family, these Charlotte hotspots will definitely go above and beyond your expectations. These gems offer a little something for everyone. Show off your Sunday’s best and fill your belly without emptying your wallet!
Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is celebrated March 25 to April 2 this year. The origins of Passover centered around ancient Israel spring celebrations of the first grain harvest and the birth of the first lambs. The multi-faith theme of this holiday is redemption. It is a remembrance of the night when God passed over the homes of the Israelites during the tenth plague and the exodus out of slavery in Egypt to freedom. The focus of Pesach is the Seder. It is a symbolic-rich meal completed in 15 steps that tells the story of God’s grace from bondage to freedom. In Charlotte, Passover will be celebrated in homes, community gatherings, temples and churches:
As Halloween winds down, and the weather turns chilly, thoughts of which charity to donate come to mind. You decide whether your donation goes to a child, a senior or other adult, perhaps a family. Possibly, your preference is to donate on a weekly basis during the holiday season or for the whole year. Making the time to shop for gifts not only gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution in someone’s life, but allows you to give back to the community in which you live, work or play in.
If you plan on hosting overnight guests, you are going to need to prep your home for their arrival.
These volunteer opportunities promise to teach children compassion, empathy and perseverance. When looking for a group or association to volunteer with, keep in mind your family’s interests.
Bright colored leaves swirl to the ground as front porches in Charlotte are adorned with pumpkins, scarecrows and mums. October is celebrated with festivals, corn mazes and spooky Halloween attractions. There are plenty of family friendly events, downplaying the blood, guts and gore revelry. Put the jackets on and enjoy a brisk, cool autumn evening with the kids. Here are a few of the Charlotte-area attractions, including some not-so-scary fun.
Court appearances are being postponed for a pair of North Carolina men charged with stabbing to death a Good Samaritan who turned around his car to help out at a traffic accident.
Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.
Florence police say a 9-year-old girl stabbed her grandmother after they argued about whether she could watch television.
A South Carolina adoption case is pitting the couple who nurtured a 2-year-old girl against the child’s biological father, a Cherokee Nation tribal member who took her back to Oklahoma after winning custody of her.