Community Calendar: Full listing of community events
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Community events coming up in the Greenville area are listed by date. Email your event to email@example.com if you don’t see it here.
Saturday, Oct. 20
The Belvoir-Falkland High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th class reunion at 1 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Parker's Barbecue, 3109 S. Memorial Drive. RSVP before Sept. 30 to Jean Moore at 714-7182.
The annual Pitt County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Greenville Hilton, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The theme will be “Taking the Resistance to the Ballot Box.” Guest speaker will be Dr. Karrie Dixon, interim chancellor at Elizabeth City State University. Proceeds from the event help provide college scholarships to deserving high school seniors and are also used to fight to end poverty throughout our county. Tickets are $50 per person; $55 at the door and $360 per corporate table of eight. Deadline to purchase banquet tickets is Sept. 28. Supporters and organization sponsorship donations as well as souvenir advertising opportunities are available. Deadline for submission of all ads is Sept. 14. Contact Beatrice A. Henderson, Freedom Fund Banquet Committee Chair, at 355-2572 or 814-9012 or the NAACP office at 814-9076.
Friday, Oct. 26 — Saturday, Oct. 27
John Lawson Legacy Days
The Grifton Historical Museum and Indian Village presents the eighth annual John Lawson Legacy Days from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26 to celebrate Grifton’s pioneer heritage. This is a free, family-friendly event with nighttime cannon firings, live music featuring The Back Porch Gut Bucket Band and up-close interaction with historical re-enactors. The event continues from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 with historical presentations, exhibits, and demonstrations from Native American times through the Civil War, hourly cannon firings, old-time toys, fossil pit and more. Concessions available on Friday night and Saturday.
The Pamlico Sail & Power Squadron will offer a basic boating educational course from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 211 W. Second St., Washington. Cost is $25 or $40 per couple sharing materials. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 964-3009. Deadline for registration is Oct. 21.
Saturday, Nov. 24
Alumni of The Pitt County Training School/G.R. Whitfield School in Grimesland are invited to a celebration on Nov. 24 at the American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive. The event will celebrate 101 years of PCTS. For more information contact Annie Barr Clemons at 702-1136 Jill A. Ebron at 757-0274.