1. Appearance Commission Awards: The City-County Joint Appearance Commission is seeking nominations for this year’s appearance awards program. Nominations must be submitted by June 1. The program recognizes properties in Cumberland County that are improving the community’s appearance. There are more than a dozen award categories. For more information, or to nominate a property, go to fayettevillenc.gov/ appearancecommission.
2. Electronics recycling event: Recycle your e-Waste on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cumberland County Courthouse parking lot, 117 Dick St. Recycle broken or unused electronics, including televisions 32 inches or smaller, DVD players, computers and small kitchen appliances. The items will be collected by Cumberland County Solid Waste Management.
3. Walk to End Lupus: The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter is hosting its ninth annual Walk to End Lupus Now: Fayetteville on Saturday at Festival Park, 335 Ray Ave. Check-in begins at 9 a.m.; the walk begins at 11. There is no registration fee, but each walker is encouraged to raise or donate $100 or more. To register, go to lupusnc.org or call 877-849-8271.
4. Meet Me at the Museum: The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville will have its next installment of “Meet Me at the Museum: Saturday Explorations” on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The speaker is Madi Polera, assistant project manager for Cape Fear River Watch. Her program is called “Cape Fear River Watch: The River needs a Voice.” It will look at how the Cape Fear River Watch is helping restore anadromous fisheries and fighting unregulated contaminants in drinking water sources. The program is free. The museum is at 415 S. Madison St.
We want to hear from you: Please submit your events in writing at least 10 days in advance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax details to 486-3545. For questions, call 486-3500.