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.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Movies that Rock! with the Blues Brothers on June 21 from 5 until 7 p.m. For info call Rob Lewis at 442-1951, extension 265.
Prepare for the Jurassic World sequel by watching Jurassic World at HD Cooley Library on June 21 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Drinks and popcorn will be provided. All ages are welcome. Children under 13 must have parent permission or have a parent present. No children under 10 may be left alone.
H.D. Cooley Library will host an active shooter training on June 21 from 11 until 11:30 a.m. If you are brining a group, please let the library know beforehand.
Nash Arts will host Bill Lyerly on Thursday, June 21 at 8 p.m. with special guests. The cost is $15 in advance or $18 at the door.
H.D. Cooley Library will host a Patriotic Wreath Class on June 23 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Materials will be provided by the libray.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host a Draw Birds! Family Workshop on Saturday, June 23 from 1 until 4 p.m. In collaboration with Sylvan Heights Bird Park, look closely at eggs, feathers and live birds to create expressive drawings. For ages 9 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
H.D. Cooley Library will host Sciencetellers on June 23 from 4 until 5 p.m. to kick off the Summer Reading Program. The special performance will be called "Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano." No sign up is required.
The Women of the Moose in Rocky Mount will hold a Summer Craft and Vendor Bazaar on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Rocky Mount Moose Lodge, 521 Country Club Road, Rocky Mount. They will be serving biscuits for breakfast and hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch. For info or for vendor space, call Gail Best at 904-0185.
Nashville Neighborhood Day will be celebrated on Saturday, June 23 from 12 until 5 p.m. at Glover Park. There will be bounce houses, food, music and face painting. For info, email email@example.com.
HD Cooley Library will host a "Eric Carle" storytime on June 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Popsicles and Stories in the Park on June 26 at 10 a.m. at Hornbeam Park. Come out for stories, games and popsicles. Free for all ages. For info, call 467-4925.
The Tar River Basket Weavers will meet on June 26th at 4 p.m. at the Imperial Center Education Building, 270 Gay St, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 for open weave. The meeting will follow at 7 p.m. New and experienced weavers are welcome. Please call Susan Legaj at 252-442-5659 for more information.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Family Hip Hop on June 27 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Imperial Centre. Come rhyme, rap and learn with storyYELLER Scooter Hayes creator Dewey Decimal Rap. For info, call 442-1951, ext 236.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Throwback Thursday - Movie Musical on June 28 from 5 until 8 p.m. Come enjoy West Side Story and a cross-generational discussion about the movie and its cultural impact today and in the past. For info, call Brittany a firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob at email@example.com.
Chik-fil-A in Rocky Mount will host a fundraiser for Emma Bailey on June 28.
H.D. Cooley Library will host an Ebook Audiobook Class on June 28 from 11 until 11:30 a.m.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Handbuilding in Clay every Thursday from June 28 to July 19 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Explore techniques of creating functional and sculptural forms. For ages 14 up. For info, call 972-1266.
Braswell Memorial Library will host Crafts and Movie on June 30 from 1 until 3 p.m. in the YS Story Room. Enjoy making some musical crafts and enjoy viewing the movie, "Sing." For info, call Melissa at 442-1951, extension 236.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Pop Art: Family Workshop on Saturdya, June 30 from 1 until 4 p.m. Create artwork as a family inspiried by Andy Warhol. Age 7 and up.
The City of Rocky Mount will hold its annual Independence Day Celebration from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on July 3 at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Admission is free. The celebration will include inflatables for young children, live music from the Rhythm Express Band and the Hip Pocket Band, and a fireworks display. For more information on the event, call 252-972-1266.
Englewood Baptist Church will host its annual Freedom Celebration on July 4 at the church, located at 1350 S Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will include Dan the Animal Man, Roll on Up Gaming, Fast Track Fun Park Go Carts, Live Music, Concessions and more! Fireworks will begin at dusk. For info, visit www.englewoodbaptist.com or call 937-8254.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Food Collage: Food Workship on Saturday, July 14 from 1 until 4 p.m. Mix and overlap paper to compose a favorite summer food. For ages 7 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Painting Portraits: Family Workshop, Saturday, July 21 from 1 until 4 p.m. Work together to paint a collaborative family portrait. For ages 6 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Handbuilding in Clay every Thursday from July 26 to August 30 from 6 until 9 p.m. Explore techniques of creating functional and sculptural forms. For ages 14 up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Carving in Clay: Sculpture Workshop Saturday July 28 and August 4 from 1 until 4 p.m. Create an original 3-dimensional form using special tools, color and pattern during the 2-session workshop. For ages 10 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Nashville Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Coffee will be held on August 3 at 8 a.m. at the Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. Drop in for a free cup of coffee and meet your neighbor. For more information call 459-4050 or visit www.nashvillencchamber.org.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host painting in watercolor on Saturday, August 4 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. A crash course in everything watercolor. For ages 14 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Painting in Oil Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. A crash course in everything oil. For ages 14 and up. For info, call 972-1266.
Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Night Lights program will be held at various parks in Rocky Mount from June through August. Come out for games, inflatables, a live DJ, arts and crafts and more. The first 200 guests will receive a free hotdog, chips and a drink. Webby's, the popular shaved-ice company, will also be on hand. Summer Night Lights will take place Friday nights from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. For a list of all park locations, visit www.rockymountnc.gov.
The Home Delivered Meals Program is in need of volunteers to help deliver hot meals to homebound senior citizens who live on the Corinth, Castalia and West Mount routes. For info, call Wendy Perry at 459-1367.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Family Sundays every other Sunday from June 10 through August 19 from 2 until 4 p.m. Drop in for art making, gallery sketching and exhibition tours. The event is free for ages 3 and up with an accompanying adult. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Painting from Life every Thursday from June 14 to July 26 from 6 until 9 p.m. Working in acrylic, investigate light and shade, color and composition. For ages 14 up. For info, call 972-1266.
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Make Art: Drop-in Workshops every other Saturday, from June 16 to August 25 from 11 a.m until 1 p.m. Drop in for conversation and art making. For ages 6 up. Free program. For info, call 972-1266.
NC Wesleyan College's Dunn Center Mims Gallery will host a Garden Party Group Exhibition through August 12. There will be 34 artists showcasing 77 artworks Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
HD Cooley Library will host an Orange/Yellow Book Sale during the month of June. Books with orange or yellow on the cover will be priced: hardbacks for 10 cents and paperbacks for 5 cents.
The Red Oak community has published "Hometown Favorites," a cookbook to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This one-of-a kind book includes over 250 mouth-watering recipes from local contributors. You may purchase this book for only $5 at Rocky Mount Medical Park Pharmacy and other local businesses. For more information, call (252)904-0686.
WLB Justice for All, a grief support group for mothers of murdered children, meets the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Dunimus Outreach Ministries, 105 Henry Street, Rocky Mount. For information, call Annette Brown at 314-5724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is seeking volunteers to drive veterans in the Twin Counties area to doctor's appointments in Durham and Greenville. For information, call Martin Hill at 813-5306.
Are you a suffering family member of friend of an addict? If so, the Hope Seeker's Nar-Anon Group meetings provide a safe, understanding, private place to meet, share and learn how to cope. Narnon meets every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E Washington Street, Nashville. Call 800-477-6291 for info.
Tutors are needed for adult learners who need to improve their reading skills. Can you volunteer to help someone 11/2 hours per week? The Twin Counties Literacy
The Rocky Mount Toastmaster Club Meeting #8957 meets the second and fourth Mondays at 12 noon and 6 p.m. at Braswell Memorial Library, 727 Grace Street, Rocky Mount. For info, call 469-0516 or 903-1665. Guests are welcome and new members are always accepted.