COMMUNITY CALENDAR


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: 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 tot2939@yahoo.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 karogers1934@centurylink.net.

TRIPLE P LIFESTYLE: Parents, do you want your child to be happy, healthy and active but not sure where to start? Well, Triple P Lifestyle is offered to parents of children ages five to 10 years old. This program offer strategies for healthier eating and encourage being active with your child. Triple P Lifestyle started on June 20, 2016 and will end on August 29, 2016 at the YMCA, 1000 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount from 6:30 p.m.until 8:30 p.m. Free Childcare will be provided to participants, light snacks will be served and YMCA discounts will be given upon completion. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by Nash County Health Department, YMCA and Area L AHEC. For more information, contact Sharnell Wiggins, Triple P Coordinator, at 252-459-1377.

JULY 1
Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its First Friday Coffee on Friday, July 1 at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information on the event and the chamber, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 459-4050.

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.

Lawn Chair Theatre returns to the Imperial Centre lawn on Friday, July 1 with the movie "Minions." The family friendly outdoor movie series is free and open to the public, with kids' activities starting at 7 p.m and the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. All movies are on the Imperial Centre lawn. In the event of rain, Lawn Chair Theatre will be held in the Imperial Centre's Education Building. For more info, visit www.downtownrockymount.com. The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences is located at 270 Gay St. in Rocky Mount.

JULY 3
The City of Rocky Mount will hold its annual Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 3 from 6 until 9:30 p.m. Presented by PNC, the celebration will take place at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Come out for fireworks, music from Rubberband and more family activities. Admission is free! For info, call 252-972-1151.

JULY 7
Braswell Memorial Library will host a Sports Movie Night as part of the Teen Summer Reading Club program with "She's the Man" being shown from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the computer lab.

Are you a caregiver in need of support? Know that you are not alone! Caring for the Caregiver will be held on July 7 from 5:30 until 6 p.m. at Universal Healthcare in Nashville, in the conference room, at 1022 Easten Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. The event is sponosred by the Nash County Family Caregiver Support Program and Universal Healthcare. For info, call Ashley Winstead at 459-1365.

JULY 11
Nash Arts will host a drama camp July 11 through 15 from 1 until 5 p.m. for ages 6 to 13. Students will learn the basic theater fundamentals, auditioning, writing, acting and stage production while building a mini production to present on the evening of the last date of the class for parents and their guests. Jim Lee will instruct the class. The cost is $70 or $65 for Nash Arts members. The deadline to register is June 27. The registration deadline is July 18. Call 459-4734 for info.

JULY 13
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.

Braswell Memorial Library will hold Minecraft Hunger Games as part of the Teen Summer Reading Program on July 13 from 3 until 5 p.m. in the computer lab. The worlds of Minecraft and the Hunger Games collide in player vs. player challenge.

JULY 15
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.

Lawn Chair Theatre will be held at the Imperial Centre lawn on Friday, July 15 with the movie "Zootopia." The family friendly outdoor movie series is free and open to the public, with kids' activities starting at 7 p.m and the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. All movies are on the Imperial Centre lawn. In the event of rain, Lawn Chair Theatre will be held in the Imperial Centre's Education Building. For further information, visit www.downtownrockymount.com. The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences is located at 270 Gay St. in Rocky Mount.

JULY 18
Nash Arts will host a basic drawing and Intro to Pencil and Ink camp July 18 through 22 from 1 until 4 p.m. for rising fourth graders to sixth graders. Instructed by Lisa Eason, the cost is $65 or $60 for Nash Arts members. Deadline to register is June 30. The registration deadline is July 18. Call 459-4734 for info.

JULY 19
PFLAG-RM meets on Tuesday, July 19 at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 516 North Church Street, Rocky Mount. A mother will share her journey in love, support and understanding for her transgender child. The PFLAG organization 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, please email pflagrm.com.

JULY 20
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 a Sports Movie Night as part of the Teen Summer Reading Club program with "The Gabby Douglas Story" being shown from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the computer lab.

Braswell Memorial Library will host "Smoothie Making 101" as part of the Teen Summer Reading Program from 3 until 5 p.m. on July 20 in the Warner Room. Sample a variety of smoothies then learn how to make your own with help from Remedy This Naturally.

The Nash County Senior Center, in partnership with Nash Health Care Systems, will host a Community Lunch and Learn on July 20 at 11:30 a.m. The topic will be "Understanding the World of Dementia" with Rebecca Roberson. Call 459-7681 to register.

JULY 25
Nash Arts will host a Dance Camp July 25 through 29 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The course is instructed by Bethany Williams and will teach ballet, jazz, modern and hip hop. The cost is $65 or $60 for Nash Arts members. Deadline to register is July 11. The registration deadline is July 18. Call 459-4734 for info.

JULY 27
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.

Braswell Memorial Library will host a Collectible Card Game Tournament as part of the Teen Summer Reading Program on July 27 from 3 until 5 p.m. in the Y.A. area. Card games will include Yu-Gi-Oh and the Magic the Gathering.

JULY 28
Braswell Memorial Library will host a Sports Movie Night as part of the Teen Summer Reading Club program with "The Karate Kid" being shown from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the computer lab.

JULY 29
Nash Health Care Systems will host a Community Lunch and Learn on July 29 at 12 p.m. The topic will be "Understanding Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling" with Stefanie Geisler. Call 962-3473 register.

Lawn Chair Theatre will be held on the Imperial Centre lawn on Friday, July 29 with the movie "Inside Out." The family friendly outdoor movie series is free and open to the public, with kids' activities starting at 7 p.m and the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. All movies are on the Imperial Centre lawn. In the event of rain, Lawn Chair Theatre will be held in the Imperial Centre's Education Building. For further information, visit www.downtownrockymount.com. The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences is located at 270 Gay St. in Rocky Mount.

JULY 31
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.

AUGUST 1
Nash Arts will host a Guitar Camp for Beginners August 1 through 5 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The camp is for ages 7 and up and will be instructed by Meredith Davis. Students will learn fundamentals, notes, finger exercises, strings, basic chords and strumming, counting and build a song. The cost is $65 or $60 for Nash Arts members. The registration deadline is July 18. Call 459-4734 for info.

AUGUST 2
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.

AUGUST 5
Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its First Friday Coffee on Friday, August 5 at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information on the event and the chamber, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 459-4050.

AUGUST 28
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.

SEPTEMBER 2
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.

Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its First Friday Coffee on Friday, September 2 at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information on the event and the chamber, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 459-4050.