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Go! Guide, Feb. 25-March 31

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Today-March 3

TUESDAY

Army band

The United States Army Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, the musical ambassadors of the Army, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the J.H. Rose High School gymnasium, 600 W. Arlington Blvd. Visit https://​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.

NewMusic Initiative

The North Carolina NewMusic Initiative will present Frequencies at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Frequencies is an ensemble created and directed by students. Free. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

WEDNESDAY

ECU baseball

ECU’s baseball team will play Old Dominion at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

THURSDAY

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 mtysinger@greenvillenc.gov.

ECU basketball

ECU’s men’s basketball team plays Tulsa at 7 p.m. March 1 in Minges Coliseum’s Williams Arena. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

Guest recital

ECU guest recital 7:30 p.m. March 1 at A.J. Fletcher Music Hall. The event will feature Marina Lomazov, piano; Joseph Rackers, piano and guests from the University of South Carolina. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 252-328-6851.

FRIDAY

Almost, Maine

Magnolia Arts Center, 1703 E. 14th St., will present “Almost, Maine” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 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.

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Pepperdine at 4:30 p.m. March 2 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

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. Friday. 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.

Homeless Knights

Community Crossroads Center will present the Homeless Nights Benefit Dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday 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. Visit communitycrossroadscenter.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. Friday. 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 emily@atimeforscience.org.

SATURDAY

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 email scaropreso@greenvillenc.gov.

Kids’ Space Day

A Time for Science-Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave., will host Kids’ Space Day from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. 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.

Restore One banquet

“A Night of Freedom,” a fundraising banquet for Restore One, will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Reimage Church, 3950 Victory Lane, Winterville. Paul Young, best-selling author of “The Shack,” will speak. 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.

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Missouri State at 4:30 p.m. March 3 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

G3Ectacular 2018

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.

March 4-10

SUNDAY

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Saint Joseph’s at 3:30 p.m. March 4 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-15 for adults and $4-7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

TUESDAY

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play College of Charleston at 6:30 p.m. March 6 and 3 p.m. March 7 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-15 for adults and $4-7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

FRIDAY

Music series

Emerge Gallery & Art Center, 404 Evans St., will host Ira Wiggins as part of the African American Music Series on March 9. Free performances begin at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Visit emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

SATURDAY

Distinguished Young Women

The Distinguished Young Women of Pitt County and Greenville program will be held at 7 p.m. March 10 at South Central High School, 570 W. Forlines Road, Winterville. Tickets will be available at the door. Visit pitt.nc.distinguishedyw.org.

Snakes Alive

Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host Snakes Alive at 2 p.m. March 10. Meet at the visitor center to learn about native snakes. Venomous and nonvenomous snakes will be discussed. Call 923-2191 or visit www.ncparks.gov/​goose-creek-state-park.

March 11-17

MONDAY

Faculty recital

An ECU faculty recital featuring Gabriel Dimartino on trumpet will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 12 at A.J. Fletcher Music Hall. Free. Call 328-6851.

TUESDAY

Composting 101

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Composting 101 from 7-8 p.m. March 13.The free event, for ages 12 and older, will teach participants how to convert kitchen and yard waste to compost for the garden. Call 329-4562 or email chorrigan@greenvillenc.gov.

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Virginia Commonwealth University at 6:30 p.m. March 13 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

WEDNESDAY

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Elon at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

THURSDAY

NewMusic Initiative

The North Carolina NewMusic Initiative will feature Ben Melsky on the harp at 7:30 p.m. March 15 in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. Chicago-based harpist Ben Melsky breaks preconceived notions of the harp’s capabilities and redefines them. Music by Saariaho, Sciarrino, Gueglio, Andre and Petrassi. Free. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

FRIDAY

Junie B. Jones

East Carolina University’s Family Fare Series will present “Junie B. Jones” at 7 p.m. March 16 at Wright Auditorium. Tickets are $8 for youth and students, $11 for public. Contact 328-4788 or visit ecu.edu/​arts.

Salsa dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will host a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 16 at Crave, 409 Evans St. Admission is $5. Visit fasgnc.org.

‘Quartet for the End of Time’

ECU’s Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival will present Chamber Music Dressed Down, featuring “Quartet for the End of Time” by Olivier Messiaen at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at the Cupola Building, 226 W. Eighth St. The concert will feature artists Sahun Sam Hong, piano; Alan Kay, clarinet; Ara Gregorian, viola; and Michael Kannen, cello. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for ECU employees and $10 for students. Visit ecu.edu/​fourseasons.

ECU Chambers Singers

ECU’s international award-winning vocal ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at Peace Presbyterian Church, 301 Guiness Drive, Winterville. Free. For more information, call 328-6851.

Baroque & Beyond

The Music House, 408 W. Fifth St., will present “Versailles” at 7 p.m.March 16. Jennifer Streeter, recorder, will be featured, along with baroque violinist Gesa Kordes; Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba; and Beverly Biggs, harpsichord. The program highlights works of the French baroque with music by François Couperin and his contemporaries. Tickets are $20 per concert, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. Contact themusichouse@suddenlink.net or 367-1892 for more information.

SATURDAY

Fine Arts Ball

A Fine Arts Ball, hosted by Greenville Museum of Art, will be held from 7-11 p.m. March 17 at the Rock Springs Center, 4025 N.C. 43 North. Tickets are $125 for members and $175 for others. More information at www.gmoa.org.

Drive-by Pipings

The Greenville Public Safety Pipes and Drums will hold its “Random Drive-by Pipings” event at 7 p.m. March 17 at A.J. McMurphy’s, 1914 Turnbury Drive. The band will then visit Professor O’Cools, Tapped, Christy’s Europub, Pitt Street Brewing, Supp Dogs and Winslow’s. Learn more at www.gncpipesanddrums.org.

Science expo

A Time For Science-Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave., will host its annual expo from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 17. More than 40 exhibitors will provide hands-on activities for learners of all ages. Free. Call 364-2863 or email emily@atimeforscience.org.

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play University of Maryland at 6:30 p.m. March 16, 4 p.m. March 17 and 1 p.m. March 18 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

Contra dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will host a contra dance from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 17 at Jaycee Park Auditorium, 2000 Cedar Lane. Admission is $5. Visit fasgnc.org.

Symphony Orchestra

The ECU symphony orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 17 in Wright Auditorium. Presenting new works in collaboration with the North Carolina NewMusic Initiative including the winner of the 13th Annual Orchestral Composition Competition. Free. For more information, call 328-6851.

Goose Creek welcome

Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host Welcome to Goose Creek at 2 p.m. March 17. Meet at the visitor center for this program designed to introduce visitors to the park. Call 923-2191 or visit www.ncparks.gov/​goose-creek-state-park.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival 

Uptown Greenville’s annual St. Patrick's Day Festival  in the Merchants Parking Lot located at 729 Dickinson Avenue at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17. Join Uptown Greenville and A Time for Science for the celebration of Day O'Green and Au (Gold). The event is free to all ages and will feature live music, 45 science exhibitors with hands-on activities, a grog garden, Irish food, and free hayrides. For more information about the science exhibits, call A Time for Science at (252) 364-2862 or email Emily@atimeforscience.org. For more details about other events, call Uptown Greenville at (252) 561-8400.

 

March 18-24

SUNDAY

Golden Dragon

Acrobats

The Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform at 4 p.m. March 18 in Wright Auditorium as part of ECU’s S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series Tickets are $10-45. Contact ecu.edu/​arts. The award-winning company combines acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes and theatrical techniques.

THURSDAY

Dance 2018

The ECU Loessin Playhouse will present Dance 2018 at 8 p.m. March 22-27 and 2 p.m. March 25 in McGinnis Auditorium. The evening of dance features choreography from renowned guest artists as well as original pieces from ECU’s faculty. Tickets are $15 for the public and $10 for students/​youth. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

‘Charming Southern Evening’

The Friends of Joyner Library will host “A Charming Southern Evening” with best selling author Kristy Woodson Harvey as part of its 2018 Spring Banquet at 6 p.m. March 22 at the Hilton Greenville, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. All proceeds will be used to support student awards, community events and opportunities for staff development at ECU. Tickets may be purchased at tinyurl.com/​friendsbanquet for $75 per person until March 15. Guests will receive a copy of Harvey’s latest book, “The Secret to Southern Charm.” For more information, call 328-4090 or email joynerfriends@ecu.edu.

NewMusic Initiative

The North Carolina NewMusic Initiative at 7:30 p.m. March 22 in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall.The event features Duo Cortona, Rachel Calloway, soprano; and Ari Streisfield on the violin. They will explore new sounds and possibilities for its intimate and expressive vital combination. Free. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

FRIDAY

Puss in Boots

Smiles and Frowns Playhouse will present “Puss in Boots” at 7 p.m. March 23 and 2 p.m. March 24 at the Doug Mitchell Memorial Theatre, 4354 Lee St., Ayden. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information, visit smilesandfrowns.org.

Forts and Hideouts

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Forts and Hideouts from 2-3:30 p.m. March 23. The event, for ages 7 and older, will give kids a chance to practice the art and science of fort building under supervision. Cost is $3 per child for city residents and $5 for others. Call 329-4560.

Starry Night

A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, will host an evening planetarium show and stargazing event from 7-9 p.m. March 23. Cost is $5. Call 364-6569 or email brian@atimeforscience.org.

Next Generation

A Four Seasons Next Generation concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. The event will feature guest artists and ECU faculty artists performing with current ECU students and ECU Next Generation alumni artists. Free. Visit ecu.edu/​arts.

SATURDAY

KidsFest

KidsFest will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 24 at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Presented by the Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children, the event will include games, music, art, children’s activities and information on resources for children. Admission is $2. Visit mppfc.org.

Camping Basics

Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host Camping Basics at 10 a.m. March 24. Meet at the visitor center for this program that will include information about fires, camping equipment and other information for a successful camping trip. Call 923-2191 or visit www.ncparks.gov/​goose-creek-state-park.

March 25-31

THURSDAY

ECU baseball

ECU baseball will play Wichita State at 6:30 p.m. March 29, 6:30 p.m. March 30 and 1 p.m. March 31 at Clark-Leclair Stadium. Tickets are $7-$15 for adults and $4-$7 for youth. Visit ecupirates.com.

SATURDAY

Egg-stravaganza

Goose Creek State Park, 2190 Camp Leach Road Washington, N.C., will host Egg-stravaganza on March 31. There will be two Easter egg hunts, one for ages 5 and younger and another for ages 6-10. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 923-2191.

A weekly Go! Guide is published each Friday in The Daily Reflector. Send Go! Guide calendar information to Mackenzie Tewksbury at mtewksbury@reflector.com. The weekly deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday for Friday’s paper. For the monthly calendar, the deadline is the 15th.

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