Go Guide, Feb. 23
Friday, February 23, 2018
ECU’s baseball team will play University of North Carolina at 5 p.m. today at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $12-$20 for adults and $7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.
The Pitt Community College Choir will perform at 7 p.m. today at Phillippi Missionary Baptist Church, 2665 W. Virginia St., Simpson, in celebration of Black History Month. Refreshments will be served following the event. Call 814-4050.
TrainWreck and the John Paul II Catholic High School Project Band will host a concert at 7 p.m. today at the school, 2725 E. 14th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-18, and free for ages 5 and younger.
The Dance Theatre of Harlem will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday in ECU’s Wright Auditorium. The performance is sponsored by the The Old North State Medical Foundation and ECU’s African and African-American Studies. Tickets are $10-$75 and are available at the ECU ticket booth or online at oldnorthstatemedicalfoundation.org. Contact Victor J. Taylor at 617-2537 for more information.
A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, will host a Polar Plunge Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Following the 5K run or walk along the trails, take a plunge into the cold water. Registration for the 5K is $25 for ages 13 and older, $15 for ages 12 and younger. Register at runtheeast.com or at 7:45 a.m. on-site on race day.
Fairy House Festival
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Fairy House Festival from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday.The activity is designed to help participants reconnect with nature through building whimsical habitats. The event will include hot chocolate and a campfire. Free. Call 329-4562.
About black bears
Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host All About Bears at 10 a.m. Saturday. Meet at the visitor center to learn about the life and biology of black bears. Participants will learn when and where to view these sometimes-elusive animals. For more information, call 923-2191 or visit www.ncparks.gov/goose-creek-state-park.
ECU’s women’s basketball team will play Temple at 1 p.m. Saturday in Minges Coliseum’s Williams Arena. Tickets are $7-$12 for adults and $4 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.
Murder Mystery Dinner
A Murder Mystery Dinner will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St. It is a black-tie event and a fundraiser to support the Pitt County Development Corp. Tickets are $30. Contact Minerva D. Freeman at 258-3522.
The Eastern Youth Orchestras will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Monday in ECU’s Fletcher Hall. Visit www.easternyouthorchestras.org.
The United States Army Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, the musical ambassadors of the Army, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the J.H. Rose High School gymnasium, 600 W. Arlington Blvd. Visit armyfieldband.ticketleap.com for tickets. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for ticket holders. At 6:45 p.m., remaining seats will be made available to those without tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 328-5363.
The North Carolina NewMusic Initiative will present Frequencies at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Frequencies is an ensemble created and directed by students. Free. Visit ecu.edu/arts.
ECU’s baseball team will play Old Dominion at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.
Moonlight Hayride and Campfire
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Moonlight Hayride and Campfire from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. The hourlong events will include a moonlit hayride around a 31-acre pond, with a chance to make s’mores around a campfire. Cost is $4 for city residents and $6 for others. Free for ages 2 and younger. Call 329-4560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrating Dr. Seuss
River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish from 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 2. The event, for ages 3 and older (accompanied by an adult), will feature one of Dr. Seuss’ classic stories, along with a themed craft. Participants will have a chance to learn how to cast with a fishing game. Cost is $3 for city residents and $5 for others. Call 329-4560.
Magnolia Arts Center, 1703 E. 14th St., will present “Almost, Maine” at 7:30 p.m. March 2-3 and March 8-10. Additional 2 p.m. matinees are scheduled for Saturday-Sunday and March 10. The play is a series of loosely connected tales about love. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Visit magnoliaartscenter.com.
Community Crossroads Center will present the Homeless Nights Benefit Dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. March 2 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The event will include dinner, a live auction and music. Tickets are $60 each or $100 per couple. For more information, visitcommunitycrossroadscenter.org.
Under the Microscope
A Time for Science-Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave., will host Under the Microscope “Artists and Ales Edition” from 5-8 p.m. March 2. Artist Johnathan Bowling, whose art is featured in the center’s current exhibit, the Art of Recycling, will answer questions about his work, which also is seen in the statues that line Dickinson Avenue. The event is free. Call 364-2863 or email Emily at email@example.com.
Restore One banquet
“A Night of Freedom,” a fundraising banquet for Restore One, will be held at 6 p.m. March 3 at Reimage Church, 3950 Victory Lane, Winterville. Paul Young, best-selling author of “The Shack,” will be the keynote speaker. Restore One is a local nonprofit organization that is working to combat the sex trafficking of boys and young men. Tickets are $30 each or $55 per couple. Visit eventbrite.com for tickets.
The G3Ektacular 2018 Comics, Toys & Collectibles Show will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3 at the American Legion Post 39, 403 Saint Andrews Drive. Admission is free Call 565-2352 or visit the G3Ektacular 2018 Facebook page for more information.
Cultural Arts Day
Greenville’s Recreation and Parks Department will host Cultural Arts Day from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3 at Jaycee Park Center for Arts and Crafts, 2000 Cedar Lane. The event will include arts and music. Call 329-4546 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kids’ Space Day
A Time for Science-Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave., will host Kids’ Space Day from 10 a.m.-noon March 3. Explore astronomy and complete a craft project at this planetarium event. Cost is $5 per child and free for parents. Visit www.atimeforscience.org or or call 364-6569 or more information.
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