News About Town: This Saturday, January 19, is Coffee With a Commissioner at the Levine Senior Center, 1050 Devore Ln., from 9 to 10 a.m. Stop by, ask some questions, chat about Matthews, and learn more about the goings on in our town.
News Around Town: Several Matthews businesses are pitching in to provide relief from the financial burden of the government shutdown. Your Mom‘s Donuts (11025 Monroe Rd., Ste F) is offering a free donut each morning to those who have a federal ID. M & M Flooring (136 B Charles St.) has partnered with Sky Asian Bistro (9925 Leitner Dr., Pineville) to offer a free meal to affected government workers and their families on January 20 and 27, from 11a.m. to 5 p.m.
One Fun Thing: If you haven’t been to McDowell Arts Center (123 McDowell St.) lately, check out the new exhibit by the Waxhaw Arts Council. The show contains over 45 works, including some by internationally acclaimed sculptor Peter Rubino.