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 Please include a contact name and phone number.

REUNION – The descendants of David and Louisa Matthews Boone will gather for their 75th annual family reunion on Sunday, September 28 at the White Oak United Methodist Church at 5027 Old White Oak Road, Nashville. All in attendance are urged to bring a picnic basket for the 1 p.m. luncheon.

COMMUNITY CENTER -The Nashville Community Building is available for rental. For info. or to rent the facility, call Rachel Ervin at 252-813-8772.

NASH GOP HEADQUARTERS, 1616 Sunset Ave, Rocky Mount, across from City Lake is now open. Hours are Tuesday and Thursdays 5pm - 8pm, Saturdays 10am - 2pm. (252) 908 - 5214

REUNION – Southern Nash High School Class of 1969 is planning its 45th Class Reunion on October 18th at Ribeyes Steakhouse in Nashville. Contact Rex Denton at 478-3632 for info.

FAIR – The Rocky Mount Fair will run from October 6 through 11, 2014 at Hwy. 64 Business East, Rocky Mount. Free petting zoo, rides, entertainment, food and more! For more information visit, or call 252-977-3247.

Jeff Bianchi, classical guitarist, will perform his second annual concert at 3 p.m. in the Warner Meeting Room of Braswell Memorial Library. For information, call 252-442-1951 ext 243.

A Community Grief Support Meetings will be held at Braswell Memorial Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Meetings will be held in the Wiley Room.  Persons who have lost loved ones and are interested in finding healing in a group setting are encouraged to attend. The topic will be “Facing the Reality of Loss.” For more information, call 252-813-8934.

The Coopers Ruritan Club will be selling bbq chicken plates from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on Highway 58. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $7 per plate and are available at Acme Dry Cleaners and Billy’s Grocery.

Faith Family Worship P.H. Church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate sale on Friday, September 26 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates include green beans, potatoes, bread and cake. Plates are $7 each. The church is located at 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 252-544-1354. Proceeds go towards the building fund.

The Junior Guild of Rocky Mount will hold its 2014 Mum Sale from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Double potted chrysanthemums available in yellow, white, orange, lavender, or red for $15 per mum. Email by Friday, September 12th to reserve your mums. Make checks payable to the Junior Guild of Rocky Mount and mail them to P.O. Box 7564, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

Former employees of the former Rocky Mount Schlage Lock Company will hold a 30-year reunion on Saturday, September 27 from 4 until 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Family Life Center at Thorne Chapel Baptist Church, 1624 Windsor Drive, Rocky Mount. RSVP by Sept. 20 to

An Open House will be held at 3822 Flat Rock Drive in Red Oak from 2 until 4 pm. to enable residents of Red Oak District 7 to meet Nash County Commissioner candidate Barbara High Tyre.  For information please call 937-4494.

The Lake Royale Property Owners Association will host a candidates forum at 7 p.m. National, state and local candidates for offices representing the Lake Royale community in Franklin and Nash Counties running in the General Election on November 4 have been invited. The forum is open to Lake Royale POA members, their guests and interested media. Candidates may invite guests. Lake Royale is a gated community and admittance must be prearranged. RSVP by Thursday, September 25. Contact Chris Schmidt,, 919-522-9893 or 252-478-4121 x 116.

Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties will host its NC Big Sweep Cleanup Day. Volunteers are asked to clean our river and land areas near waterways. Volunteers are asked to meet on Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9 a.m., at the Battle Park boat ramp in Rocky Mount and Riverfront Park boat ramp in Tarboro. For more information, call 467-4960.

Universal Health Care in Nashville is having a community yard sale from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m.  Come out and shop or rent a booth. For info call Wanda at 252-459-3014

The League of Women Voters of the Twin Counties will meet at 5:45 p.m. in the Warner Room of the Braswell Memorial public library in Rocky Mount. The guest speaker will be Shoneca Kent, Eastern Organizer for Democracy NC.  The League is a nonpartisan organization composed of men and women who are community leaders and concerned citizens working to create lasting change in the communities in which they live. Members, and anyone interested in the League, are invited to attend the meeting and add their voice to this effective grassroots organization.