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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.

DECEMBER 14
Nash Arts will present the Moonlight Swing Band on December 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Harold D. Cooley Library will feature an Intro to Email computer class from 10 until 11 a.m. on December 14.

DECEMBER 16
A Kwanzaa Kickoff Celebration will be held on December 16 from 3 until 6 p.m. at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences. This new event will celebrate and introduce African American heritage and Kwanzaa principles through interactives, African drum and dance performances, and exhibitions featuring Kente cloths and drums.

DECEMBER 17
Harold D. Cooley Library will host a Christmas Take and Make Craft from December 17 through 21 during normal business hours. Crafts are available while supplies last.

Harold D. Cooley Library will host a multicultural holiday storytime on December 17 from 10:30 until 11 a.m.

(Rescheduled from Dec. 14th) The Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the return of an Old Fashioned Christmas in Spring Hope on December 17 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. This year's event will again feature free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, a Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Face Painting, Over 100 nativity displays, Multiple Choirs, Live Nativity with a Reading of the Christmas Story, Christmas Vendors, and Santa Claus will arrive in style to take Christmas wishes. Girl Scout Troop 4835 will be selling chili and hot dogs with table seating available. Come out and enjoy Christmas small town style.

DECEMBER 18
Harold D. Cooley Library will host a Beginner Computer Skills computer class on December 18 from 10 until 11 a.m.

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Nash Arts will present "A Christmas Carol" on November 30, December 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and on December 2 and 9 at 2:30 p.m. Adapted and directed by Jim Lee, the cost is $13 for general admission, $11 for senior citizens and adults.

Cooley Library is hosting an Affordable Care Act representative each Wednesday for appointments from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Open enrollment lasts until December 15. Appointments last from 30 minutes to an hour. Call ReGina Moffett at 252-847-3027 or 877-755-5438. Bring a picture ID, proof of income, social securtiy card and any information given to you from the marketplace if applicable.

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.

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754

The Nash County Health Department is offering flu shots in the Nashville office , 214 S. Barnes St. and the Rocky Mount office, 322 S. Franklin St. by appointment beginning October 15. Cost for the shot is $47, Medicaid, Health Choice, Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, MedCost and United Healthcare, participants can receive shots with no co-pay. You must bring your card with you for verification. For more information, contact the Nashville office at 459-9819 and the Rocky Mount office at 446-0027.

"Rainforest Adventure," an exhibit that introduces children to tropical rainforests around the world, will be stationed in Rocky Mount from Septembe 29 through January 6. Youth will learn about the diverse array of tropical rainforest environments, challenges that threaten the survival of such environments and how the daily choices people make affect the rainforest. Admission to the exhibit is included with a $6 entry fee. Admission is free on Sundays for city of Rocky Mount residents. For more information on the "Rainforest Adventures" exhibit, visit imperialcentre.org, or call 252-972-1151.

The 2018 Distinguished Rocky Mount Toastmaster Club #8957 will meet the second and fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount. Guests are welcome to attend. For info, call 469-0516 or 903-1665.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host "Yoga in the Galleries" on Thursdays from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. September through December. Relax after-hours amongst art! Bring your own yoga mat and be led by a certified yoga instructor for an hour-long program in the galleries. Perfect for professionals, beginners, and advanced yogis.The cost is $5 per person

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 wlbjusticforall@hotmail.com.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Family Sundays every other Sunday from September 30 through December 23 from 2 until 4 p.m. Bring your family to the art gallery for an afternoon full of family-friendly activities. Drop into the gallery for art making, interactive play, gallery sketching, or go on your own exhibition tour! Registration is not required, drop-ins of age 3 and up with accompanying adults welcome.

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.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences will host Make Art: Drop-In workships every other Saturday in October through December 15 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Come out and experiment with different types of art! Travel around the Imperial Centre, observe sculpture, paintings, drawings, photographs, architecture and many more artist-made objects and then make your own. Registration is not required but the program is limited to the first 25 participants. The free program is for ages 6 and up.


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