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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 searching 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 email@example.com.
Faith Family Worship P.H. Church will host a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, September 23 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church at 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. Plates are $7 and include BBQ chicken, green beans, potatoes, bread and cake. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 252-544-1354. All proceeds will go to building funds.
The Tar River Chapter of the National Wild Turker Federation will host their 15th annual JAKE'S Day on Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m. Registration is free for all children. Events include a BB shoot, a Labrador Retriever field trial demonstration, NCWRC Wildlife Officers, archery, a rock climbing wall, a zip line and rope bridge, reptiles, a shark tooth dig, the Rocky Mount Children's Museum, NC Forest Service and live wolves. Hot dogs and drinks will be available for $1 each. Proceeds will support scout troops and shooting teams assisting at the event. For info, call Bill Collart at 904-4286.
The VFW Auxiliary Post 2057 will celebrate its 70th birthday on Saturday, September 24 at 1 p.m. There will be free BINGO games, a children's craft table and free snacks. The post is located at 11270 NC Highway 97.
Join the Tar River Land Conservancy on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. for a hike on a newly preserved property adjoining Fishing Creek in northern Nash County. The 40-acre property is a mixture of hardwood and pine forest areas and open land on Fishing Creek, which is the largest tributary of the Tar River. Also attending will be Bill Lewis, Nash County Forest Ranger and Judy Ratcliffe, Eastern Region Freshwater Ecologist. The event is free, but donations are appreciated. Please wear sturdy shoes and field clothing suitable for walking off-trail. TRLC rates this hike as an easy hike. It is requested that dogs, other than registered service animals, not be brought to the event. To register and get directions go to www.tarriver.org or call 919-496-5902.
Braswell Memorial Library will host an author visit with Yancey Uriah on September 24 from 2 until 3 p.m. Uriah will present his book, "Hood's Product." Books will be available for purchase and author signing after the presentation in the Warner Room. For info, call Kesha Joyner at 442-1951, ext 253.
The Nash Health Care Auxiliary will host a yard sale on the Nash Health Care campus in the bottom of the parking deck on Saturday, September 24 from 7 a.m. until noon. Donations are needed and can be dropped off on Friday, September 23 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. or at other times by contacting Stephanie Collins at 252-962-8118 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. All donations are tax deductible. Spaces are also available to rent at the yard sale for $15. You must provide your own table and chairs.
Local Historian Jenny Braswell will be presenting "American Revolution and the Birth of Nash County" on September 27 at 2 p.m. at Cooley Library. Join Jenny for colorful history and thorough information! No registration is required. For info, call 459-2106.
The Tar River Basket Weavers will meet on September 27 at 4 p.m. at the Battleboro Community Center, 280 Battleboro Ave for open weave. The meeting will follow at 7 p.m. New and experienced weavers are welcome. Please call Susan Legaj @252-442-5659 for more information.
Braswell Memorial Library will host "Banned Books on Film" on September 28 from 5 until 7:30 p.m. in the computer lab. Celebrate Banned Books Week with a film based on a challenge or banned book.
Harold D. Cooley Library will host a crochet class on each Wednesday in September, with instructor Jama Currin. The class is offered for free. A brief supply list will be provided upon registration. Call the library at 459-2106 to register.
Nash GOP Aware will host a Volunteer Information Night on Thursday, September 29th at the Nash Republican Headquarters in Rocky Mount at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Rock Creek Baptist Church is currently accepting registrations for basketball and cheerleading online at http://registration.upward.org/UPW62065. Upwards is for boys and girls ages kindergarten through sixth grade.
Copies of "Hometown Favorites," the Red Oak community cookbook to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, are still available. This one-of-a kind book includes over 250 recipes from local contributors. You may purchase this book for only $10 at Rocky Mount Medical Park Pharmacy, Shear Joy Hair Salon, Siham Hair Boutique, and Linda's Beauty Shop. You may also contact committee members Frances Dunn, Marion Faulkner, Karen Girona, Vicki Griffin, Hazel Hill, Jeanette Hill, Audrey Pearce, Suzy Pearce, Jessica Smith, or Maureen Williams. For more information, call (252)904-0686.
The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 will meet the second and fourth Monday of each month at The Braswell Memorial Library at 627 Grace Street in Rocky Mount from 6:30 pm until 7:30pm. New membership/or former members applications are being accepted. Call 804-305-1475 for info.
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.