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.
The Sandy Cross United Methodist Men and Women will sponsor a Barbecue Chicken Plate and Bake Sale on Friday, October 18 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates are $8 and baked goods are as priced. Take out or eat in. The sale will be held at the Coopers Ruritan Club.
Cooley Library will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Informational Session on October 18 at 5:30 p.m. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. Learn how early detection can help save lives. The program is for ages 16+.
NuBlue will bring their Vagabonds Tour to Nashville on October 19, with a performance at Nash Arts. For more information, visit nu-blu.com.
Nash Central High School will host a Bizarre Bulldog Bazaar on Saturday, October 19 from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Parking and admission are free. The event will feature a variety of vendors, homemade ice cream, italian ice, homemade chili BBQ, homemade goods and custom t-shirts. Proceeds will benefit The NCHS Dog House, which underwrites various campus activities and events that are student led and student driven.
Cooley Library will host a Saturday storytime on Bats on October 19 from 10:30 until 11 a.m.
The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties will hold a flag raising ceremony at Jack Laughery Park in Rocky Mount on Saturday, October 19th at 11 a.m. Each month the Committee honors a deceased veteran of Nash or Edgecombe county and their family by presenting them with a flag flown over the Park the previous month in their honor. The flag presentation this month will be to the family of Robert Thomas Langley, 1st Sgt., U.S. Army. A new flag is then raised in honor of another veteran. This month's honoree is Franklin D. Vickers, Staff Sgt., Army National Guard and shall fly over the park until the next event. To honor a Veteran of Nash or Edgecombe county, ask for an application at the ceremony or contact Lee Rumley at email@example.com or James Ervin at 252-903-3512. There is no charge for this service.
Cooley Library will host a storytime on Bats on October 21 from 10:30 until 11 a.m.
Nash County Recreation and Senior Services will present its first annual Halloween Spooktacular on Tuesday, October 22 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Nash Community College in Brown Auditorium. Children ages 12 and under can come out and participate in a variety of games and activities, including a Haunted Maze, the Witches Brew Station and What's in Dracula's Coffin? Prizes will be awarded and light refreshments will be provided. Costumes are optional. For more info, call 462-2628.
Cooley Library will host a session on Job Interview Tips on October 22 from 11 until 11:30 a.m. Come get some tips on how to prepare for your next job interview.
PFLAG-Rocky Mount meets Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall, Church of the Good Shepherd, 231 North Church Street, Rocky Mount. PFLAG is a non-profit volunteer organization working to support the well-being of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends; to advocate equal civil rights for all; and to educate on issues regarding sexual orientation and gender identities. Persons who envision a society that embraces everyone are welcome to attend. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A faith-based community educational forum for Nash and Edgecombe Counties will be held on Thursday, October 24 from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Community Cabin, 4845 Church Street, Red Oak. Learn about healthy food initiatives, school and community partnerships, the Triple P family program, community resources and faith community engagement. The event is free and dinner will be provided. Pre-register by calling Viola Barnes Gray at