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REUNION: The Rocky Mount Senior High School will have their 45th Class Reunion the weekend of October 28 through 30, 2016 and is searching for classmates and whomever started at the school in 1968. The class of 1968 is the second graduating "GRYPHON CLASS." The first was RMSH Class of "1970." For more info, call Katrina Rogers (RMSH Class of 71 Reunion Committee ) at (252)446-3238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLU SHOTS - Flu shots are available by appointment only at the Nash County Health Department. The Nashville office is located at 214 South Barnes Street and the Rocky Mount office is located on 322 South Franklin Street. Individuals with Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna or Medcost can receive shots with no co-pays! Please bring your insurance card with you for verification. For more information, please call the Nash County Health Department-Nashville office at 459-9819 or the Rocky Mount office at 446-0027.
The Sandy Cross United Methodist Men and Women will hold a Barbecue Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, October 21 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Coopers Ruritan Club House. Plates are $7 and baked goods will be sold as priced. Take out or eat in.
Castalia Baptist Church will hold its Fish Fish on Friday, October 21 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the church, located at 9563 Main Street, Castalia. Plates are $8 and are eat in or curb service. For info, call 459-4663.
Faith Christian School presents "As You Like It' Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 7 p.m. at the Dunn Center. TIckets are available at the door and are $12 for adults and $7 for students/seniors. For info, call Bonnie Dixon at 252-443-3700, ext 2.
Rock Creek Baptist Church will host a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. This is a free, family event that include hayrides, inflatables, games, snacks, face painting, etc. There will also be evaluations for Upwards basketball and cheerleading for grades K-6th. Call 252-373-2704 or www.rockcreekbaptist.net to register.
The VFW Auxiliary will hold its annual Fall Yard Sale on October 22 at 7 a.m. Tables are available for $10 each - $5 for clothes racks. Call 442-0051. All proceeds will help veterans.
Braswell Memorial Library will host a Ghost Story Slam as part of its teen programming on October 26 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the computer lab. Registration is required.
Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville will have the Museum of Natural Sciences visiting on Thursday, October 27 from 4 until 5 p.m. The program will introduce some of those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. Kids and families will get "hands-on" with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of creepy critters.
The Oak Level Ruritan Club will hold a BBQ Chicken Dinner on Friday, October 28 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Plates are $8 each.
Momeyer Volunteer Fire and Rescue will hold their Second Annual Fire Prevention Community Day on October 29 from 12 until 4 p.m. The free event will include a station walk-through, fire truck tour, info on fire prevention, bouncy house, food, fun and much more!
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Goosebumps" October 31 at 6:45 p.m. at Glover Park.
The VFW Auxiliary Post 2057 of Rocky Mount will host its annual Craft Fair on November 5 at 10 a.m. Tables are $10 each. The sale will be located at the VFW Post at 11270 Highway 97 in Rocky Mount. Non-perishable food items will also be collected for homeless veterans in the area. For information, or to reserve a table, call 442-0051.
Covenant Homes, Inc., off of Country Club Road, will hold a Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 12 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will door prizes, food and baked goods as well as other raffles. Call 443-2323 for info.
Harold D. Cooley Libary offers preschool story time every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Children of preschool age are invited to participate in themed story times. Come read and sing with Ms. Yvonne. For info, call 459-2106.
Rock Creek Baptist Church is currently accepting registrations for basketball and cheerleading online at http://registration.upward.org/UPW62065. Upwards is for boys and girls ages kindergarten through sixth grade.
The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 will meet the second and fourth Monday of each month at The Braswell Memorial Library at 627 Grace Street in Rocky Mount from 6:30 pm until 7:30pm. New membership/or former members applications are being accepted. Call 804-305-1475 for info.
The VFW Post 2057 on Highway 97W in Rocky Mount is open every Wed. from 9 a.m.-12 pm. The post also has group sessions for veterans dealing with PTSD. The men meet every first and third Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. Female veterans with PTSD and spouses of veterans trying to cope meet the first Tues. of every month at 10 a.m. These sessions are led by a veteran from the VA in Greenville. For info, call Judy Jones at 919-853-2576.
The Breast Recovery and Support (B.R.A.S.) group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Nash Breast Care Center lobby of the Nash Medical Arts Mall on the Nash Health Care System campus.
Adults 55+ Bingo at the Rocky Mount Senior Center every first, second, and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. Call the Rocky Mount Senior Center 972-1561 for info.
Narconon reminds families that abuse of heroin and opiod drugs has become a national health crisis. Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/naloxone-availability.html to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as naloxone and find out its availability in your state.Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call 1- 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Twin County Chapter #55 assists veterans with transportation to and from doctor's appointments. The van leaves for Durham every Tuesday and Friday and for Greenville every Wednesday and Thursday. Those needing a ride need to give a two-day notice to get van service. Call 252-212-5568 to get van service.
The Twin County Chapter 55, with the help of Golden Corral, is soliciting for volunteer drivers to assist local veterans in meeting their VA health center needs. The chapter will offer each driver a free meal once a month as an incentive for their service. For applications, call the chapter commander Levon Cherry at 252-801-1216.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Twin County Chapter #55 meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 58, 2731 N Church Street in Rocky Mount. A potluck is held at 6:30 p.m. For info, call 252-801-1216 OR 252-883-8615.
My Sister's House is in need of volunteers to take crisis calls weeknights Monday through Thursday. No experience necessary, we will provide training. Bilinguals are encouraged to apply. For information call 252-462-0366.
American Legion Post 58 has an Open House for Veterans every Thursday from 9 a.m to 12 noon, at 2731 N. Church St. in Rocky Mount. A certified Veteran
Pure Light Tent Sisters Chapter #337 is accepting applications for membershipß. Leadership Training is available and various volunteer projects in the community. Time management skills, problem solving skills, critical thinking and literacy skills training also available. For application or info call I. Mcknight at 252-200-4132 or A. Williams 252-469-0516.