Green Rental Community Tour
Cape Fear Green Building Alliance
May 14, 6-8 p.m.
1400 S. 2nd St.
Renters interested in sustainable options can tour reclaimed one- and two-bedroom apartments in the South Front Rental Community. Conveniently located downtown, the community features more than 200 units with polished concrete floors, terra cotta walls, poured concrete countertops and a shared rooftop community garden. For more information, visit www.cfgba.org
Fair Housing Workshop
Cape Fear Housing Coalition
May 15, 10 a.m. to noon
203 Government Center Drive
Cape Fear Housing Coalition Attorney Jack Holtzman will explain rights and responsibilities under fair housing laws for renters, homeowners, landlords and housing advocates. Topics will include property coverage, avenues to make complaints or request help and policies regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender tenants. The workshop is free. Advance registration is preferred. To register, contact Olivia Dorsey at 910-442-6042 or firstname.lastname@example.org
African American Artisans Lecture
May 15, 6:30 p.m.
503 Market St.
Catherine Bishir, author of “Bellamy Mansion: An Antebellum Architectural Treasure” and “North Carolina Architecture,” will discuss her new book, “Crafting Lives.” The book explores the work and lives of North Carolina’s African American artisans, who built many of the state’s cities from 1770 to 1900. The event is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. Call the Bellamy for more information at 910-251-3700.