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Calendar events must be submitted by noon Monday for publication. Items accepted are events sponsored by not-for-profit organizations or free events. Mail to: Community Calendar c/o The Nashville Graphic, 203 W. Washington St. Nashville, NC 27856 or fax (252) 459-3052 or email to news@nashvillegraphic.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

MUSICAL: Nash Central High School will present Annie the Musical on Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. at the Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For info, call 451-2860.

REUNION: Southern Nash High School Class of 1996 will be having their 20th year class reunion on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Birchwood Country Club, 901 E Birchwood Dr, Nashville, NC 27856. More details to follow as they become available. Find up-to-date info at the class reunion website at http://classreport.org/usa/nc/bailey/snhs/1996/ or on the group's Facebook page. Contact Tracey Richardson at 252-813-1560 or tot2939@yahoo.com for info.

MAY 5
Braswell Memorial Library will host a Teen Movie as part of a celebration to celebrate Free Comic Book Day a little early. The event will be held from 5:30 until 7:45 p.m. in the computer lab.

National Day of Prayer will be recognized on the Nash County Courthouse Steps at 12 noon on Thursday, May 5.

MAY 6-7
Nashville's 20th Annual Blooming Festival is May 6-7, 2016. Applications for craft vendors and parade entries are now being accepted. For information, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 252-459-4050.

May 6
The Rocky Mount/Sharpsburg Frederick Douglass Alumni Association will be selling BBQ chicken and Fish Plates on Friday, May 6 from 11 a.m. until at the Sharpsburg Community Center at 139 Lincoln Street, Sharpsburg. Plates include BBQ chicken and Fish with boiled potatoes, string beans, coleslaw, cornbread and cake. The plates are $8 each. Proceeds will go to Community Outreach Programs. Ten or more plate orders can be delivered for free. For information or place your order, call Pearl Armstrong at 252. 977.1373 or Joe Pender at 252.451.9464.

The Coopers Ruritan Club will hold their BBQ Chicken Plate sale on May 6 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse on Highway 58, Nashville. Eat in or take out, plates are $7 each. Tickets are available at Billy's Grocery in Spring Hope.

The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "The Wizard of Oz" on May 6 at 8:15 p.m. at Glover Park.

The Sixth Annual Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle will take place on Saturday, May 7. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Bellamy Mill in Enfield. Paddlers will journey for approximately 2-3 hours.

May 7
The Annual Medoc Day Festival will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11:00am until 6:00pm on the campus of Eastman School at 20212 Hwy 48, Enfield NC 27823. We are currently seeking vendors for this event. Please call Susie Evans at (252) 578-2865, Marilyn Lynch at (252) 544-3951 or Becky Copeland at (252) 813-5952 for more information.

The City of Rocky Mount will host its third annual Fun Bike Ride on Saturday, May 7 beginning and ending at the shelter located beside the tennis courts at Sunset Park. The 6.5 mile route will take riders through four national historic districts, downtown and the Tar River Trail. A bike rodeo for children ages five to 10 will be held at 9 a.m., and the Fun Bike Ride will begin at 10 a.m. Children are required to wear a helmet and must be supervised. To register for the Fun Bike Ride, contact Bob League at 972-1129 or send an email to bob.league@rockymountnc.gov.

May 10
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 0781 will meet at Gardner's Barbecue Restaurant, 1331 Wesleyan Blvd in Rocky Mount on Tuesday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Shakeerah McKoy, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Transitional Care Program Coordinator at Nash Health Care Systems. Prospective members and visitors are also welcome to attend. Call (252) 443-5618 for more info.

May 12
Braswell Memorial Library will host its Minecraft Design Club on May 12 from 5:30 until 7:30 in the 2nd Floor Computer lab.

May 14
Nashville Elementary School will have a Sock Hope Fundraiser on Saturday, May 14 from 6 until 10 p.m. in the school's gymnasium. The cost is $50 per couple, $35 for a single and $20 per child. Dinner and dessert will be served. Tickets must be purchased by May 10. For tickets, call Carrie Morningstar at 903-6032 or email cwmorningstar@nrms.k12.nc.us.

A Literary Latte at Dunkin' Donuts will be held on May 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. at 2120 Stone Rose Drive. Come and share what you have read with fellow booklovers. For info, call Kesha Joyner at 252-442-1951, ext 253.

A Writer's Fellowship will be held on May 14 from 3 until 4 p.m. at Braswell Memorial Library in the second floor computer lab. All writers and ages are welcome. For info, call Kesha Joyner at 442-1951, ext. 253.

Odin's Orphans Rescue will be hosting a yard sale on Saturday, May 14 at 929 Eastern Avenue, Nashville (across from the L&L Gas Station). Items are being collected to sale. To donate items, drop them off at Coats Veterinary Hospital's Spa and Resort Area. For larger items, call 252-407-1616 in advance. All donations are tax deductible and all proceeds go towards the care of Odin's Orphans.

A floral designing workshop with Charles Raynor and a silent auction will be held at the Northgreen Sand Trap Grill, 920 Northgreen Lane, Rocky Mount. on May 14 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The $25 ticket includes lunch and the costs of the workshop. For tickets contact Patty at 252 210-3583. Proceeds to benefit LWV Twin Counties.

May 16
The Twin County Domestic Violence Task Force will sponsor their first Healthy Families Forum at 2 p.m. on May 16 at the Word Tabernacle Impact Center in Rocky Mount. The event consists of a panel discussion addressing the role of community partners in assisting victims of domestic violence. A Task Force Member, who personally experienced domestic violence, will tell her story and the panel members will address their roles in assisting in similar situations.

May 17
PFLAG of Rocky Mount will meet on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Univesralist Fellowship Building at 516 N Church Street, Rocky Mount. PFLAG supports families, allies and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; educates on unique issues facing LGBT people and advocates to change attitudes and create policies and laws to achieve full equality of LGBT people. For info, email pflagrm.com.


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