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.
The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce and Premier Sponsor Pfizer present the 2016 Economic Summit on April 28, 2016 in Nathan Hall at the Rose Hill Plantation. This year the Economic Summit will focus on the importance of infrastructure investments, a downtown economic center and a vision to the future. The breakfast begins promptly at 8 a.m. Tickets for the event are $25 per ticket for members and $35 per ticket for non-members. Tickets can be ordered through The Chamber website Events Calendar at RockyMountChamber.org/Events, or by calling The Chamber at (252) 973-1211.
Positive Action for Christ (a non-profit Bible curriculum publishing company) is holding a sale inside the company's main office building from 8 a.m. until12 noon on both Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at 502 W. Pippen Street, Whitakers (old Enfield Academy building). Previous edition Bible study curriculum and materials for all ages, office equipment, electronics, plus multi-family household items & furniture from staff for sale. For more info, visit www.positiveaction.org or call (252)437-7771.
The Rocky Mount Farmer's Market will sponsor a free concert during the Saturday, May 30 market from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. The concert will be presented by Triple Knot and Friends. The band consists of three brothers, Bentley, Will and Drew Plyler, Kaitlyn Baker and Abby Patterson. The Farmer's Market is open every Saturday from 8 am. until 1 p.m. and is located at 1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount.
The city of Rocky Mount will host a Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Rocky Mount Animal Shelter. The shelter is located at 1017 North Church Street. The clinic, administered by Hicks Animal Clinic, is held often in order to provide safety for animals, and ultimately humans, from exposure to the disease.
Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 433 S Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, April 30 from 7 a.m. until noon. Proceeds will support Rob and Mauri Moser, missionaries serving in Mexico.
The Pay it Forward Civitan Club and the city of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation department are partnering to host the annual prom for special populations on Saturday, April 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shrine Club, 320 Airport Road in Rocky Mount. The prom will include live music and great food for high school juniors and seniors, as well as adults. The attire for the event is formal. To receive any of the free additional services, including cosmetology or grooming services from the community colleges, attire from the Salvation Army, or to be entered into the drawing for a free limo ride, you must plan to attend the prom, have a paid RSVP spot, and must call 252-467-4925 to make an appointment. Admission to the prom is $5 before April 15, 2016. After April 15, 2016, the cost is $8. For more information, call 252-467-4925.
The Spring Hope Seniors luncheon group will meet May 4 at noon in the Spring Hope Community Building. Russ James, singer songwriter, previously scheduled for March, will be the guest performer. Call Jan at 478-4281 for information.
The Coopers Ruritan Club will hold their BBQ Chicken Plate sale on May 6 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse on Highway 58, Nashville. Eat in or take out, plates are $7 each. Tickets are available at Billy's Grocery in Spring Hope.
The City of Rocky Mount will host its third annual Fun Bike Ride on Saturday, May 7 beginning and ending at the shelter located beside the tennis courts at Sunset Park. The 6.5 mile route will take riders through four national historic districts, downtown and the Tar River Trail. A bike rodeo for children ages five to 10 will be held at 9 a.m., and the Fun Bike Ride will begin at 10 a.m. Children are required to wear a helmet and must be supervised. To register for the Fun Bike Ride, contact Bob League at 972-1129 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Odin's Orphans Rescue will be hosting a yard sale on Saturday, May 14 at 929 Eastern Avenue, Nashville (across from the L&L Gas Station). Items are being collected to sale. To donate items, drop them off at Coats Veterinary Hospital's Spa and Resort Area. For larger items, call 252-407-1616 in advance. All donations are tax deductible and all proceeds go towards the care of Odin's Orphans.
A floral designing workshop with Charles Raynor and a silent auction will be held at the Northgreen Sand Trap Grill, 920 Northgreen Lane, Rocky Mount. on May 14 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The $25 ticket includes lunch and the costs of the workshop. For tickets contact Patty at 252 210-3583. Proceeds to benefit LWV Twin Counties.
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 from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount. Call M. Clay at 804-305-1475 for info. New/Old members accepted.
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.
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