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Community Calendar: Full listing of community events

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Steve Hill takes a selfie with a "Moody Crewe" member, far right, and four members of the Loose Cannon Company, during Piratefest on April 9, 2016. (Joe Pellegrino/The Daily Reflector)

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Community events coming up in the Greenville area are listed by date. Email your event to community@reflector.com if you don’t see it here.

April 24

Power of the Purse Deadline

Women for Women of Pitt County will host its annual Power of the Purse Luncheon on May 3 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Anne Geddes, world-renowned photographer and advocate for children, will be the guest speaker. Cost is $100. Attendance is by reservation only by calling 355-7550. Deadline is April 24.

Project Tool-up Deadline

The City of Greenville, Pitt Community College, Region Q Workforce Development and the LIFE of NC Life Empowerment Center are partnering to offer Project Tool-up, a free, short-term training program for qualified applicants seeking manufacturing jobs. The program lasts three weeks, and participants must register by April 24. Classes begin May 3. Certifications such as Snap-on Torque, Lean six sigma yellow belt, OSHA 10 and more will be provided through the program. Find out more details by contacting Elizabeth Midyette at 252-493-7266 or emidyette@email.pittcc.edu.

Interfaith Alliance

The Interfaith Alliance of Eastern Carolina will hold its final event of the 2016-17 programming year from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24, at Al-Masjid Islamic Center and Mosque,1303 Evans. St. The event will begin with a Muslim prayer with translation and be followed by an increased awareness discussion, with Q & A, facilitated by the leadership of the mosque. A break with light refreshments and snacks will follow. The community may then observe the Muslim call to prayer followed by the Maghreb prayer. In respect for our Muslim brothers and sisters, women are asked to bring and wear a head scarf. All participants will be asked to remove their shoes upon entering the mosque.

Lend Me a Tenor

East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present the play Lend Me a Tenor, April 24 and 25, at the McGinnis Theatre, 1001 E. Fifth St. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $10 for students/youth. For more information call 252-328-6829 or visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/theatredance/Productions.cfm.

Donations Needed for Community Yard and Bake Sale

HomeTown Bethel is now collecting items from the community for the First Annual Community Yard Sale & Bake Sale to take place in May. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bethel Christmas Parade. HomeTown Bethel is a 501c3 organization and donations are tax deductible. Call 252-799-1914 or 252-717-0032 for drop off information.

April 25

Winterville historical group

Winterville Historical and Arts Society invite members and guests to attend the quarterly membership meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, at the Winterville Depot, 217 Worthington St. Attendees will have the opportunity to see how the 100-plus-year-old train depot has come alive after four-plus years of work completed. Guest performer for the evening will be Lipbone Redding, a one-man orchestra. An official grand opening and ribbon-cutting will occur in the near future for the public. Also in the near future private or group tours can be scheduled by calling 252-321-2660.

Lend Me a Tenor

East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present the play Lend Me a Tenor, April 24 and 25, at the McGinnis Theatre, 1001 E. Fifth St. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $10 for students/youth. For more information call 252-328-6829 or visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/theatredance/Productions.cfm.

April 26

Open House and Career Fair

Miller-Motte College, 1021 W.H. Smith Blvd., will host a Spring Open House and Career Fair from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26. Everyone in the community is invited to attend the free event, which will showcase a variety of Greenville campus offerings including programs within the beauty and wellness, health care and skilled trades fields. Attendees will have the opportunity to apply for open jobs with local employers, tour the campus, learn about the High School Completion Program, participate in hands-on classroom demonstrations and get behind the wheel of the on-site CDL truck. The community is also welcome to speak with local employers who will be on-site and ready to meet with candidates to discuss employment opportunities. For more information, please call 800-523-8750 or visit Miller-Motte.edu.

International Day

The ELA Program will host International Day from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in the Goess Multipurpose Room at Pitt Community College, 1986 Pitt Tech Road. The two primary objectives of International Day are to give ELA students an opportunity to speak English and to celebrate the various cultures represented in the ELA program. Over 25 different countries are expected to be represented. The event is open to the public. For more information contact Jan Fisher, ELA Coordinator, at jfisher@email.pittcc.edu or 493-7213.

April 27

UMO Community & Career Fair

The University of Mount Olive, 4525 US Highway 264 West, Washington, will host the 2017 UMO Community & Career Fair from noon-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 27. The event will bring students, alumni and the community together for information on UMO degree programs, local organizations’ services and career opportunities in local communities. For more information call 252-940-0146.

Art show

The Advertising and Graphic Design program at Nash Community College, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd., Rocky Mount, will be holding its Eighth Annual Art Show on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium. Featured artists will demonstrate their “Angle of Imagination.” Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the college's culinary program, and music will be provided by a local jazz band. For more information, contact Natasha Neal, Advertising and Graphic Design Instructor at 252-451-8256 or nwneal950@nashcc.edu.

CharityTracker Training

Community Unity Network will offer free CharityTracker training, starting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, April 27, at the Salvation Army, 2337 W. Dickinson Ave. The training will include information about stopping the duplication of services and sharing resources with others. Register for this free event by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charitytracker-training-tickets-33852685293. 

Greenville Toastmasters Club

The next meeting of the Greenville Toastmasters Club will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Boys & Girls Club, 621 W. Fire Tower Road, Winterville. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. The Greenville club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. For more information contact Ryan Samia, Greenville Toastmasters president, at 850-341-2089, or visit http://gville.toastmastersclubs.org.

Farmville Senior Council meeting

The Farmville Senior Council will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Farmville Senior Center, 3886 South Main Street. Seniors 60 years of age and over are welcome to attend. For more information, call Cathy at 252-714-5930.

Anti-bullying workshop

AMEXCAN will host an Anti-bullying Workshop at 6 p.m. April 27, at P.S. Jones Middle School, 4105 Market Street Extension, Washington. Dr. Cahoon, a certified counselor, will teach about the signs of bullying, how to address the issues and how and whom to contact within the school for help. For more information about this event and others. call the AMEXCAN office at 757-3916.

April 28

Relay for Life

Relay for Life of Pitt County will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at H. Boyd Lee Park, 5184 Corey Road, Winterville. Visit www.relayforlife.org/pittnc.

Open casting call

A Place in the Heart Theatre Co. will hold an open casting call/auditions from 3-8 p.m. on April 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 29 at the South Greenville Recreation Center, 851 Howell St. The auditions are for singers/rappers, dancers, actors and actresses, and specialty acts featuring children and teens ages 7-20 or adults 21 and over. For more information call 919-333-4650 or visit apithtco.jimdo.com.

April 29

Big Night Out

The Junior Women’s Association of Greenville will host its second annual Big Night Out event to raise awareness of food insecurity in the community from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing, a silent auction and music by Backyard Groove. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. Learn more or purchase tickets at www.jwagreenville.org/big-night-out.

Plant sale

The Beaufort County Extension Master Gardeners' Spring Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29, at the Beaufort County Extension Office Auditorium, 155 Airport Road, Washington. In addition to pass along plants, shrubs and vines, there will be tomatoes grafted from disease-resistant rootstock and garden-related crafts, plus ongoing informational classes on pollinators, composting and rain gardens. Pay by cash or check only. Call 252-946-0111 or visit www.bcmgv.blogspot.com.

Harpsichord lecture-recital

The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will present a lecture recital, “The Glory of the Harpsichord,” at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 29. The event will feature Ernie and Sandy Miller, nationally known harpsichord builders, who will speak about the history and building of harpsichords today. Musicians assisting will be Amanda Virelles, harpsichord; Carlos Castilla, guitar; Christopher Nunnally, cello; and John O’Brien, flute/harpsichord. Preceding the recital will be a 15-minute film at 6:45 that documents the building of the instrument used for the performance. There will also be a question/answer period. Suggested donations: adults: $20; seniors: $15; students: $5. Reservations are required. Contact themusichouse@suddenlink.net or 252-367-1892.

Eastern Run/Walk for Autism

The 9th annual Eastern Run/Walk for Autism will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29, at the Greenville Town Common. Join in for the 5K competitive race or the awareness walk. The family-friendly event will also offer an obstacle course for the kids, music, refreshments, and vendor space where local support resources are showcased. Register at www.easternrunwalkforautism.com or contact Jill Kime at jkime@autismsociety-nc.org for additional information.

Alumni Scholarship Banquet

The NC A&T State University Alumni Association will hold its annual Scholarship Banquet at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at 3332 Yankee Hall Road, Pactolus. Guest speaker will be Treiste Newton, RN, BSN. Tickets are $35 per person. For tickets or more information contact any NCA&TSU alumni or call Reggie Lewis (757-2483) or Randy Stokes (414-7408).

Jazz at Night

Greenville Pitt Education Association will host its annual fundraiser “Jazz at Night: Harlem Nights Style” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at the American Legion Building, 403 St. Andrews Drive. Cost is $25 per person for dinner, dancing, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and a photographer. Attire is Roaring 20s or ”dress to impress.” Proceeds will benefit students in Pitt County Schools. For information, call 258-8675, 347-5344 or 320-2759.

Open casting call

A Place in the Heart Theatre Co. will hold an open casting call/auditions from 3-8 p.m. on April 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 29 at the South Greenville Recreation Center, 851 Howell St. The auditions are for singers/rappers, dancers, actors and actresses, and specialty acts featuring children and teens ages 7-20 or adults 21 and over. For more information call 919-333-4650 or visit apithtco.jimdo.com.

Beer tasting

The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery will host “A Taste of the Farmville Dogwood Festival” from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the brewery, 4519 W. Pine St., Farmville. This family-friendly event is open to the public with no cover charge. The dark beer specialist will serve an assortment of award-winning beers from its taproom (cash only) while Shep’s Farm-to-Truck food truck will serve fresh food. Lightnin’ Wells will perform from 4-7 p.m. Brewery staff will offer tours of the plant. The lawn will be set up for relaxation, picnics and cornhole. Call 753-7745 or email paul@duckrabbitbrewery.com.

Deadline for high school reunion registration

The Seventh Annual Belvoir-Falkland High School All-Class Reunion will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Holly Hill Family Life Center in Belvoir, 757 Porter Road. Cost is $20 each and includes meal and entertainment. For more information and/or to register contact Tommy or Vicky Harris, 714-6095; Steve or Faye Little, 758-2040; Roy or Beverly Peaden, 531-0790; or Johnnie Cates, 752-3547. Deadline for registration and money is April 29.

April 30

Parkinson’s support group

The Eastern NC Parkinson’s Support Group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at Cypress Glen Retirement Community, 100 Hickory St. The topic will be “Advanced Therapies for Managing PD Motor Symptoms,” presented by Christopher Sparks, Medtronic DBS Therapy rep for the eastern Carolinas. For questions call Jennifer Hodgson, PhD, LMFT at 252-258-4224.

Generational discussion

A round table discussion about the changes of time among generations will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at Sycamore Hill MB Church, 1001 Hooker Road. Learn about and share the experiences and testimonies of the past, present and future about diversity, faith, education, music, fashion, human rights, regression and progress. Light refreshments will be served. Call 252-756-4869 or visit www.sycamorembcnc.org. If you or someone you know is interested in sharing testimony call 252-756-4869 or 252-558-2246.

Conley reunion meeting

The D.H. Conley High School Class of 1977 will hold a reunion planning meeting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at McAlister’s Deli, 740 S.E. Greenville Blvd. All interested parties are invited to attend. The reunion will be held June 9-10. For more information contact Kathy at nethercutt6@aol.com.

Blessing of the Animals

The Jarvis Children’s Music & Worship Arts Group will sponsor a Blessing of the Animals from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, on the lawn of Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St. Bring your pet to be blessed and enjoy a treat while helping The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina with donations to help care for abandoned and neglected animals in the area. Rain date is Sunday, May 7.

Holocaust commemoration

An interfaith Holocaust commemoration will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 E. Fourth St. The keynote address will be given by Alfred Schnog, Holocaust survivor. Music will be provided by Professor Douglas Monroe of ECU. To learn more contact Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman at rabbi@baytshalom.org or call 830-1138.

Bollywood Beats

Bollywood Beats, an Indian dance group, will hold a performance from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at W.H. Robinson Elementary School, 2439 N. Railroad St., Winterville.

May 3

Power of the Purse

Women for Women of Pitt County will host its annual Power of the Purse Luncheon on May 3 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Anne Geddes, world renowned photographer and advocate for children, will be the guest speaker. Cost is $100. Attendance is by reservation only by calling 355-7550. Deadline is April 24.

May 6

Herb sale

The Washington Garden Club will hold its annual herb sale from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at the North Carolina Estuarium, 233 Water St., Washington. “Pass-along plants” from members’ gardens and gently used garden accessories will be offered along with mature herb plants. For more information contact chrislyoung@suddenlink.net or call 252-402-6692.

Safe driving summit for teens

All parents, teens, and school staff from Pitt County and the surrounding areas are invited to attend the PittCo Teen Safe Drivers Summit 2017, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the East Carolina Heart Institute, 115 Heart Drive. Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens. Local law enforcement and other agencies will provide hands-on demonstrations. The event is free and participants will receive lunch and giveaways. To register, e-mail jennifer.davis@vidanthealth.com or call 252-847-6298.

High school reunion

The Seventh Annual Belvoir-Falkland High School All Reunion will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Holly Hill Family Life Center in Belvoir, 757 Porter Road. Cost is $20 each and includes meal and entertainment. For more information and/or to register contact Tommy or Vicky Harris, 714-6095; Steve or Faye Little, 758-2040; Roy or Beverly Peaden, 531-0790; or Johnnie Cates, 752-3547. Deadline for registration and money is April 29.

Hot Meals for Seniors

The Elderly Touch of Heart Hot Meal Program will provide a hot meal for senior citizens from 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 6, at the Joy Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave. The program is sponsored by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office and the Pitt County Council on Aging. Future meals will be on the following Saturdays: June 17, July 22, Aug. 12, Sept. 16 and Oct. 14. For more information contact 877-218-4247.

Military retirees meeting

All interested military retirees in the area are invited to meet at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Golden Corral, 504 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The group meets the first Saturday of each month for breakfast at 8 a.m. then discusses matters of interest to the attendees at 8:30. Contact Col. Scott Barker at scott.barker@suddenlink.net.

Mills Family Reunion

The descendants of James Allen Mills (1850-1937) and Ann Eliza Arnold Mills (1851-1924) will meet for the annual family reunion beginning with the 11 a.m worship service on Sunday, May 7 at the Black Jack Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 2581 Blackjack Grimesland Road. At 12:15 p.m. visit, register, and prepare for the 1 p.m. covered dish meal in the Stewart Fellowship Building. For additional information, call President Jonathan Gaskins: 919-631-5078 or James E. Mills, Jr. at 252-321-1579 or 252-327-5553.

May 8

Guided Hike

Join park staff 9-10 a.m., Monday, May 8, for a leisurely walk along Soundside Nature Trail at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, 300 W. Carolista, Nags Head, North Carolina. This one-mile, easy-level hike, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the North Carolina State Parks, will allow you to explore the coastal habitats of North Carolina. Meet at the sound access parking area on West Soundside Road. Sections of the trail are open areas, so consider bringing a hat and sunscreen.

Sierra Club meeting

The Sierra Club Cypress Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 131 Oakmont Drive. Guest speaker Janice Lee Allen, deputy director of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, will describe the organization and its recent successes in land conservation. The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust works to conserve lands with scenic, recreational, historic and/or ecological value in the state. Recent successes include 57 new acres protected in Brunswick County and 953 new acres saved in Gates County.The meeting is open to the public. For more information about this and other programs of the Cypress Group, contact Greg Kearney at kearneyg@ecu.edu. 

May 9

Foster parent orientation

New Horizons Therapeutic Foster Care Agency will be providing an orientation for persons interested in becoming a foster parent from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9. Contact Shannon Williams at 252-353-2012 to see if you qualify to be a foster parent. Foster parent classes will begin two weeks after orientation.

May 11

Grant writing seminar

Women for Women Pitt County will conduct a free seminar from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at Alice Keene Park, 4561 County Home Road, on how to apply for the organization’s grants. Funds support programs for women and girls. Nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, churches and schools in Pitt County are eligible. To RSVP or for more information contact grants@womenforwomenpittcounty.org. Applications may be downloaded at www.womenforwomenpittcounty.org.

Greenville Toastmasters open house

The Greenville Toastmasters Club will host an open house from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the Boys & Girls Club, 621 W. Fire Tower Road. There will be door prizes, refreshments, networking and fun. Guest speaker will be Holly M. Sweat, a dynamic motivational speaker, personal and career consultant and leadership development facilitator. Holly has 20-plus years of successful experience supporting individuals and companies actively develop leadership, communication and team building skills. For more information, contact president-2595@toastmastersclubs.org or call 850-341-2089.

May 12

African American Music Series

The monthly African American Music Series will be held on Friday, May 12, at Emerge Gallery, 404 S. Evans St. The first set will be held at 7 p.m. with a second at 8:30 p.m. Performing artist will be Marcus Parker with a presentation about Melvin Parker. The African American Music Series celebrates the rich heritage of African American musicians and is a part of the African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina. For more information visit www.pittcountyarts.org/community/music-series.

May 13

Alumni Chapter meeting

The Pitt Alumni Chapter of St. Augustine’s University will meet at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Carver Library, 618 W. 14th Ave.

Fundraiser concert

The Rotary Club of Morehead City will present bluegrass band Balsam Range for a local scholarship fundraiser at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the Carteret Community Theatre, 1311 Arendell St., Morehead City. Tickets are $30 for advance reserved seating and $35 at the door. Purchase advance tickets online at www.carteretcommunitytheatre.com.

Memory Bear Workshop

Vidant Health Home and Hospice will host a Memory Bear workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at the Vidant Wellness Center, 910 Wellness Drive. Participants will work with a volunteer seamstress to create a unique bear stitched together from an article of clothing of a loved one. Lunch will be provided for participants and volunteers. For more information or to register call Angelina Brittle at 847-1236.

May 17

Senior Citizens Appreciation Ceremony

The Benevolence Corps cordially invites the public to attend its 14th Annual Senior Citizens Appreciation Ceremony, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 17, at the C. M. Eppes Recreation Center, 400 Nash St. Greenville Recreation and Parks will host the event. For more information, call Keith Cooper at 252-258-1260. 

May 18

Informational presentation for spiritual care providers

At 10 a.m.-noon on Thursday, May 18, the chaplaincy and volunteer services departments at Cherry Hill Hospital, 201 Stevens Mill Road, Goldsboro, North Carolina, will host a free informational presentation about mental health and recovery. The presentation, “It Takes a Village for Recovery,” is for spiritual care providers in the counties we serve. Light refreshments will be provided. Seats are limited. Registration is required. Please RSVP by May 11 to tanya.rollins@dhhs.nc.gov or tammy.j.hill@dhhs.nc.gov.

May 20

Plant sale

The Master Gardeners of Pitt County will hold their annual Plant Sale, from 9-10 a.m. for Friends of the Arboretum, and from 10 a.m.-noon for the public, Saturday, May 20, at the Pitt County Extension/Arboretum, 403 Government Circle. These plants have been grown by the Master gardeners and are great bargains, priced to sell. For further information, call 252-902-1709.

Festival Applications Accepted

The Caldwell Arts Council is now accepting applications from artists and crafters to participate in the Hues and Brews Artist & Craft Beer Celebration, Saturday, May 20. This will be a street festival that will run from 11 a.m.-6 p.m, and will be located along Main Street in Historic Downtown Lenoir, NC. Applications are available at HuesAndBrews.org and by calling the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486. This is a fundraising event to benefit the Caldwell Arts Council.

Youth Expressions Talent Show

The Celebration of Youth Expressions (COYE) Talent Show will be held 5-8 p.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Greenville Town Common,105 E. First St. The event, sponsored by the COYE Citizen Committee and Greenville Recreation and Parks, will showcase the talents of Pitt County young people, ages five to 19, who can sing, dance, play an instrument, create visual art, act, write and recite poetry and make and model their own fashions. For more information contact Greenville Recreation and Parks at 252.329.4567.

Glowing for a Cure 5K Run/Walk

A “Glowing for a Cure 5K Run/Walk” will start at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at the University Church of God, 2215 B. Stokes Rd, where the race will also finish. On-site registration, $25 for adults and $15 for youth/children, begins at 6 p.m. prior to the race. Register by May 6, at www.eventbrite.com/e/glowing-for-a-cure-5k-tickets-33842403540 if you want to be guaranteed a race shirt. The race is the senior project of J. H. Rose students Jordan Hess, Mary Kathryn Kinley, Virginia Crawley and Emily Stanley, and all proceeds will be donated to Riley’s Army and Rally for Ally, local cancer organizations. The theme of the race is a “glow run,” so participants should wear their brightest colors and come equipped with glow sticks and any other glow items! There will be contests and prizes for the best dressed and more. This race is classified as a fun run, which means it is not a timed run, just a good time for some awesome causes. For more information contact Kimber Stone at kimber@rileysarmy.com. 

May 24

Guided Hike

Join park staff 9-10 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, for a leisurely walk along Soundside Nature Trail at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, 300 W. Carolista, Nags Head, North Carolina. This one-mile, easy-level hike, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the North Carolina State Parks, will allow you to explore the coastal habitats of North Carolina. Meet at the sound access parking area on West Soundside Road. Sections of the trail are open areas, so consider bringing a hat and sunscreen.

June 3

Fellowship Cookout

A Men’s Community Fellowship Cookout will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, at St. John Missionary Baptist Soul Saving Center, 2921 Briery Swamp Road, Stokes. Contact Bob Purvis at 531-7796.

June 13

Information session

North Carolina Connections Academy will hold a free family information session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, at Courtyard Greenville, 2225 Stantonsburg Road. The session is for families interested in learning about the academy’s online program and approach to education for the 2017-18 school year.

June 17

Hot Meals for Seniors

The Elderly Touch of Heart Hot Meal Program will provide a hot meal for senior citizens from 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 17, at the Joy Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave. The program is sponsored by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office and the Pitt County Council on Aging. Future meals will be on the following Saturdays: July 22, Aug. 12, Sept. 16 and Oct. 14. For more information contact 877-218-4247.

June 30

Golf tournament

GI-C.M. Eppes High School Alumni will sponsor its annual golf tournament on Friday, June 30, at The Links at Cotton Valley, 2681 U.S. Highway 258 S., Tarboro. The cost is $75 per person. All proceeds will benefit scholarship. Alumni are looking for golfers, as well as sponsors. For more information contact Curtis Chinn at 355-8336.

July 1

Fellowship Reunion

A “Bringing the Years Together Fellowship Reunion” for those who attended C.M. Eppes and graduated from J.H. Rose will be held on July 1 at the Hilton Greenville, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Cost is $40 per person. No money will be collected at the door. Payment is due by June 23. Mail payment to Angela Hart, POB 30214 Greenville, NC 27833. This will be the last reunion done by this committee. Contact Ms. Hart at 367-8125, Ms. Hines at 258-3661 or Ms. Smith at 767-3126.

July 22

NPHS reunion

The North Pitt High School graduating class of 1977 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, July 22, at Premier Sports Academy, 4801 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville. Cost is $40 per person. Deadline to register is April 1. To receive more information contact Barbara Tune at 252-714-7251, Sallie Evans at 252-717-2943 or Wanda Wynne at 252-258-1131.

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