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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.

REUNION - Northern Nash Senior High 'sClass of 1975 will hold their 40th Reunion June 12 through 14 at the Double Tree, 651 N Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount. The cost is $55 per person. Make checks or money orders payable to NNSH class of 75 reunion; mail to MSH Insurance, 72 Azimuth Ct., Rocky Mount, NC 27804;Deadline for payment is May 22, 2015. For information please contact Marion at 252-366-0507 or David at 252-903-6754.

REUNION - Northern Nash Senior High Class of 1980 reunion activities are planned for Sept. 18-19, 2015! Group activities include a home football game and social on Sept. 18 with the class reunion banquet to be held at Northern Nash on Sept. 19. Don't miss this opportunity to reconnect with your high school friends! To complete your profile and register to attend, go to nnsh1980.com. For more information, go to nnsh1980.com or call (252)904-0686.

April 23
It's time to register for Kindergarten! Registration will be held at Coopers Elementary Schools from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Children who are five years old on or before Augsut 31, 2015 are eligible. To register, bring the child's certified birth certificate, immunization record, health assessment, two verifications of residency, parent/guardian photo ID and legal custody papers (if applicable). For info, call 462-2527.

Generals' Orders Pender Civil War Roundtable will meet at Gardner's in Rocky Mount on Wesleyan Boulevard at 6 p.m. Buffet will begin at 6:30 with a speaker from 7 until 8 p.m. The speaker will be Debbi Blake, who will bring takes of Rose Greenhow, the "Wild Rose." The cost of the buffet is $12.

In partnership with "National Money Smart Week," Attorney Michael Batts of Batts, Batts and Bell, LLP will be sharing information on Estate Planning, Probate and Power of Attorney documentation in the Warner Room of Braswell Memorial Library from 6 to 7 p.m. Call Kesha Joyner at 442-1951, ext 253 for more info.

April 24
Oak Level Baptist Church Lifesavers is partnering with Relay for LIfe at 4 p.m. Come join their team for fellowship and fun while supporting a great cause. Join the team for $10 a person. Volunteer to help at the tent during the event, volunteer for the planning team, luminaria activity, donations or purchase t-shirt. All monies raised will support Relay for Life.

SAFE will hold a yard sale on Friday, April 24 or Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 6338 Dortches Road. Sale items are still needed and baked goods. Call Kenny at 452-4514 for information or to arrange pick up of items.

April 25
The Nashville Police Department and Nashville United Methodist Church are hosting a bike rodeo for children of all ages from 2 until 4 p.m. in the Collins Street parking lot of the church. There will be a safety inspection, drawings, a bicycles safety course and snacks for the children.

The Nash County Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale from 8 a.m. until 12 noon at the agriculture center in Nashville, 1006 Eastern Ave. Annuals, perennials, tomatoes, herbs, container gardens, and Master Gardener grown plants will be available. A new addition to the sale will be gourd birdhouses as well as the silent auction and a raffle for a flower work session in your garden by master gardeners. Come early for best selections with your carts or wagons. Plenty of free parking with help loading up!

To recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, The Twin County Domestic Violence Task Force and the Community Child Protection Team are hosting a "Family Fun Day In the Park" at Sunset Park in Rocky Mount from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The free event will include refreshments, carousel and train rides, face painting and more as well as vendors on site providing educational information. The event is sponsored by Nash and Edgecombe County Department of Social Services Adoption Teams, Target, Zaxby's, Lawrence Best & Associates, Pa, Tarboro Savings Banks, Rofelt Pasha Temple #175, Modern Nails and Hair, Smoove Saddleriders Horse Club, St. Elmo Lodge #159 and NC Baby Love Plus Program.

CHARM Homeschool group will hold its annual Expo from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Braswell Library in Rocky Mount. If you are a new homeschooler or thinking about homeschooling as an option, come out to this free event. Information will be provided about the options in our area as well as how to get started. Visit the facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/charmexpo

April 26
The DAR Micajah Pettaway Chapter's Silver Tea will be at 3 p m. in Rocky Mount at Toni Suiter's home.

All former 4-H members are encouraged to attend the inaugural meeting of the Nash County 4-H Alumni and Friends meeting on Sunday afternoon, April 26, from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. There will be an ice cream social featuring NCSU Howling Cow ice cream. The meeting will be held in the 4-H Gardens in the Arboretum Grounds of the Nash County Agriculture Center. The purpose of the organization is to support and strengthen the current Nash County 4-H program.

April 30
The Tar River Composite Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is hosting an open house at 6:30 p.m. at the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport. Youth between the ages of 12 and 18, their families, and other interested adults are encouraged to attend. Members of the squadron will describe CAP's three missions of Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services, followed by separate activities for prospective cadets, parents, and adults interested in joining CAP. The evening will conclude with light refreshments and time for visitors to speak with members about CAP and the local squadron. Call Maj William Hess at 252-292-7648 for more information.

May 1
The Coopers Ruritan Club will be selling BBQ Chicken Plates on May 1 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at their clubhouse on Highway 58. Eat in or take out, plates are $7 each. Tickets are available at Acme Dry Cleaners in Nashville and Billy's Grocery in Spring Hope.

May 2
Universal Healthcare in Nashville will hold a yard sale from 7 until 11. For info, call Wanda Wagstaff at 459-3014.

Nash Central Alumni Association will hold its annual fundraiser, Dancing with the Stars, on May 2 at the O.D. Moore Building in Nashville. Admission is $10 per person. Seeking participants. For more information call Carolyn Westry Morgan, 459-9989.

May 6
The Spring Hope Senior Citizens will hold its monthly meeting at noon in the Spaulding Family Resource Center. Guest speaker will be Tracey Baines Jackson, President of the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information please call 252-478-4281.

May 9
Nashville's 19th Annual Blooming Festival is May 8-9, 2015. Applications for craft vendors are now being accepted. For information, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 252-459-4050.

A Confederate Memori.al Day Program will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in Wilson at 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the NC Sons of the Confederate Veterans, Gen. William Dorsey Pender Camp #1916, Capt. Jesse S. Barnes Camp #771

May 22
The O.D. Moore Scholarship Foundation is hosting its sixth annual golf tournament at Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee donation is $70 per golfer and includes the green fee, golf cart, lunch, range balls, 50/50 long drive, 50/50 closest to the pin and other prizes. Proceeds from this event go towards a scholarship fund, which benefits graduating high school students. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, call Patrick Ford at 252-469-9805, Allegro Cordell at 252-469-1299, Goldie Ford at 301-873-8586 or Tony Smith at 919-672-0448.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

The VFW Post 2057 on Highway 97W in Rocky Mount is open every Wednesday form 9 a.m. until 12 pm. The post also has group sessions for veterans dealing with PTSD. The men meet every first and third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. Female veterans with PTSD and spouses of veterans trying to cope meet the first Tuesday 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 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. Those needing a ride can meet at the train station at 6 a.m. On Wednesday, the van goes to Greenville. The time depends on the time of the appointments. For info, call 252-212-5568.


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