arts and science council

Morning Minute: December 28, 2018

News About Town: Republic Services will not pick up trash on New Year’s Day and pick up will operate on a one-day delay. Yard waste pick up is behind schedule as well.


News Around Town:  If you’re getting to know the Town website, but have a tough time navigating and searching, Protect Matthews has a Google search set up for the site. With options for the type of document, exact search, or keyword search it makes finding documents on a great deal easier.

One Good Thing: The Arts and Science Council is holding a workshop to explain the application for the McColl Award, a $25,000 grant.  This grant is open to Mecklenburg County-based nonprofits and creative individuals and ASC staff will be on hand to answer questions. This workshop is Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 5:30, until 7 p.m. in the Van Every Auditorium at the Mint Museum on Randolph (2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte).

Morning Minute: November 29, 2018

News About Town: No Shave November is coming to a close so it’s time to pick a winner. There are two categories: Beards and Goatees. (Anybody else feel like that’s also probably their after work basketball teams?) Simply go to the Town of Matthews Police department’s Facebook page and decide which is your favorite goatee and which is your favorite beard. “Like” your choices and they’ll tally the results. The winners get a free shave from J.R The Barber.

News Around Town: The Arts and Science Council is taking applications for their Culture Blocks program and Matthews creatives are encouraged to apply. The purpose of Culture Blocks is to connect the community through arts, science, and history experiences. More information is available on the Arts and Science Council website.

One Fun Thing: The U-nique Boutique, 11500-F East Independence Blvd Matthews, is hosting a holiday decorating workshop this Sunday, December 2, at 6:30 PM. Learn tips and tricks on how to decorate a mantle, a buffet, and a lantern. The cost of the workshop is $25. To reserve a spot, please call the store at 704-844-9768.