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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number.
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 email@example.com for info.
REUNION: The Rocky Mount Senior High School will have their 45th Class Reunion the weekend of October 28 through 30, 2016 and is searchikng 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.
Nash GOP Aware hosts Susan Myrick of the Civitas Institute as she presents "Mapping the Left: North Carolina's Liberal/Progressive Movement". The event will take place at the Nash County Republican Headquarters, Westridge Shopping center, on Thursday, May 26th from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The O.D. Moore Scholarship Foundation will present its 7th Annual H. Earl Coley Golf Classic on Friday, May 27 at Belmont Lake Golf Club. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $70 per golfer and includes a green fee, golf cart, lunch, range balls, longest drive, closest to the pin and other prizes. For info, call Patrick Ford at 469-9805, Allegro Cordell at 469-1299, Goldie Ford at 301-873-8586 or Tony Smith at 919-672-0448 or visit www.odmooregolf.com.
The American Legion Post 110 of Nashville will host a Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery in Nashville at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Gen. John Boyd. The public is invited to attend. In the event, of rain, the service will be moved to the Nashville United Methodist Church.
The Upper East Coast Chapter of Nash Central Senior High Alumni Association will host the Annual Memorial Day Disco on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. The event will be held at the OD Moore Building, 810 Alston Street in Nashville and will feature DJ Night Train (Jeff Clark of Enfield). There will be dance and trivia contests.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Field of Dreams" on June 3 at 8:35 p.m. at Glover Park.
Cooley Library will host a book signing for Tillie Bell, who will be reading excerpts from her book, "Down Memory Lane: Midst the Morning Glories and Maypops" on Friday, June 3 from 4 until 6 p.m.
Spring Arbor, along with Red Oak United Methodist Church, will be hosting its second annual BBQ Chicken Sale on June 3 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates are $7 and include BBQ Chicken, green beans, potatoes and bread. Eat in or pick up at Red Oak United Methodist Church. Delivery is available for a minimum of 15 plates. To purchase tickets, call Anna Romanus at 382-7305.
The Tar River Symphonic Band, Adult Chorus and Children's Chorus will present a patriotic touch of Americana on Saturday, June 4. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with food for purchase and entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Dan Crocker, Tar River Orchestra and Chorus Board Chair, and his wife, Brenda, who serves as the Tar River Orchestra League President, will host the concert at their farm, located at 3358 Turkey Foot Road in Rocky Mount. There will be bounce houses for kids from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Admission is free for children up to 18 years of age and college students with ID. Admission for others is $15.
The Rocky Mount Chapter of SCORE and Braswell Memorial Library present a hand-on workshop for small business market research. Join us on June 7th from 5:45-7:30pm in the computer lab at Braswell Memorial Library as we explore some of the databases available for free to all North Carolina residents, at NCLIVE.org. Please register to attend by calling Joetta Pittman 252-442-1951 extension 239, text you name and contact info to 252-525-4992, or email email@example.com.
A Community Health Fair and Cookout will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Refreshing Springs Restoration Center, 1040 Hill Street in Rocky Mount. There will be free screenings, seminars, informational and resource tables, live music and free food. For info, call Patricia Hunter or Chantelle Mosley at 985-2726.
Braswell Memorial Library will hold its Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the back lawn and pavilion area of the library. All ages are welcome. Come see the Chik-fil-A cow, balloon lady, Sparky the Firedog, McGruff the Crime Dog, a stilt walker, magician and Bubbles the Clown. There will also be Gardner's BBQ, snacks, games, prizes and lots more.
PFLAG-Rocky Mount will meet Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Building, 516 North Church Street, Rocky Mount. PFLAG-RM 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 more information, email pflagrm.com.
The Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce will host its "Dancin' at the Depot" Summer Music Series with the Breeze Band from 5 until 8 p.m. at the depot. The band will perfom on the Depot Deck.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Jeff Jones on Wednesday, June 29 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Warner Meeting Room as part of its Summer Reading Program. Jones offers live animals, balloon twisting and lots of audience interaction.
G.W. Carver Eagles will hold their 50-year reunion for the class of 1966 on July 1 from 8 p.m. until midnight at the Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount. Tickets are $25 each and are available now. For info, call Harold McEachin at 399-0163, Elizabeth Meeks Moore at 230-6289, Harriet M. Hines at 202-635-3302, E. Ray Bynum at 908-0149 or Nancy J. Evans at 310-3753.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Porkchop Productions: The Tortoise and the Hare on Wednesday, July 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Warner Meeting Room as part of the library's Summer Reading Program.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Yogi Bear" on July 15 at 8:45 p.m. at Glover Park.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Snakes Alive! with Ron Cromer on Wednesday, July 20 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the the education buildings Black Box at the Imperial Center as part of the library's Summer Reading Program.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Chris and Neal Rock Star Magic on Wednesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the the Warner Meeting Room as part of the library's Summer Reading Program. Enjoy the high-voltage fun of this magical duo as they take youth on an exciting, unforgettable and jam-packed adventure.
The Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce will host its "Dancin' at the Depot" Summer Music Series with The Rhythm Express Band from 5 until 8 p.m. at the depot. The band will perfom on the Depot Deck.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Despicable Me 2" on August 2 at 8:30 p.m. at Glover Park.
The Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce will host its "Dancin' at the Depot" Summer Music Series with East Coast Rhythm and Blues from 5 until 8 p.m. at the depot. The band will perfom on the Depot Deck.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Remember the Titans" on September 2 at 8 p.m. at Glover Park.
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.
Copies of "Hometown Favorites," the Red Oak community cookbook to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, are still available. This one-of-a kind book includes over 250 recipes from local contributors. You may purchase this book for only $10 at Rocky Mount Medical Park Pharmacy, Shear Joy Hair Salon, Siham Hair Boutique, and Linda's Beauty Shop. You may also contact committee members Frances Dunn, Marion Faulkner, Karen Girona, Vicki Griffin, Hazel Hill, Jeanette Hill, Audrey Pearce, Suzy Pearce, Jessica Smith, or Maureen Williams. For more information, call (252)904-0686.
Applications for the Nash Health Care 2016 Junior Volunteer Program are now being accepted. This program offers high school students, ages 15-18, the opportunity to work in a professional environment and learn hands on skills that will help them in their future endeavors. The 2016 Junior Volunteer Program will begin on Monday, June 13th and go through Friday, August 12th. Please contact Stephanie Collins at 962-8118 or via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to request an application. Once all applications are in, interviews will be scheduled. Application packets must be turned in before Friday, April 22.
Twin County Community Pride, Inc., is soliciting nominations for 2016 Induction into the Twin County Hall of Fame. Induction Criteria and Nomination Form can be downloaded from the website: http://www.twincountyhalloffame.com . DEADLINE for receipt is April 30. The completed nomination form can be mailed to TCCP, Inc., P. O. Box 8441, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Prior year inductees' names and biographical info are available on the Twin County Hall of Fame website.
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 more information.
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 252-972-1561 for more information.
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.
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. 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.
Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 800-431-1754.
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 membership /all ages. 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 and more information contact I. Mcknight at 252-200-4132 or A. Williams 252-469-0516.