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Vendors of the week: Samuel and Mary Houston

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Mary Hardy and her granddaughter, Caleb Houston.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Leroy James Farmers Market vendors of the week are Samuel and Mary Houston.

After Samuel retired from his career in agriculture, the couple decided to start a family garden and sell their extra produce at the farmers market.They have been vendors for 22 years.

The Houstons offer collards, salad greens, cabbage, sweet potatoes, white potatoes and squash at the market.

The Leroy James Farmers Market is at 4560 County Home Road. Hours are from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The Farmers Market Nutrition Education Program presents a healthy cooking demonstration from 8 a.m.-noon each Saturday. This week’s demonstration will feature blueberries. Samples and recipes of the prepared dish will be available. For more information, visit www.pittcountync.gov/​599/​Farmers-Market.

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Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

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June 22, 2018

Q My fiance and I are getting married in my family’s hometown and my parents are hosting (and paying for) the wedding. My family are minimal drinkers though not opposed to some drinking. My fiance’s large extended family is accustomed to weddings with full open bars.

My parents’…

Carolyn Hax

June 22, 2018

TODAY

Palace abuzz

Tryon Palace, 529 S. Front St., New Bern, is celebrating National Pollinator Week through Sunday. Free pollinator-themed events are sponsored by the Duke Energy Foundation. A pollinator garden tour will be held at 10 a.m. today. Tour the Palace gardens to see favorite pollinator…

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June 22, 2018

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR — The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice everything in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.…

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June 22, 2018

The inaugural East Carolina Piano Festival will bring internationally acclaimed artists and promising young pianists to eastern North Carolina.

The event will feature three public concerts by the faculty and guest artists, as well as free concerts by the Young Artist Program participants.

The first…

June 22, 2018

Summer months are quieter on ECU’s campus as most students head home during the break between semesters. But at A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall, the music never stops.

So far this summer, the music center has hosted the Summer Chamber Music Institute, Summer Band Camp and Summer Jazz Camp. Still…

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June 22, 2018

Auditions

Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St., will host auditions for the comedy “Boeing Boeing” by Marc Camoletti from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The general age range for the cast of characters is mid 20s-30s for air hostesses and 30s to early 40s for men. Performances are scheduled for Sept.…

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June 22, 2018

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

Science fiction is close to becoming reality: Paleontologists have extracted DNA from dinosaur bones and now have the ability to clone a giant prehistoric lizard. What kid — or kid in a grownup’s body — wouldn’t buy a ticket to go…

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June 20, 2018

Q: Do you have suggestions for a diet to prevent calcium oxalate kidney stones? I have been getting conflicting information. — E.L., Greenville

A: I am pleased that Kara Massotti will answer your question. Kara returns to Greenville from her dietetic internship and master’s in nutrition…

June 20, 2018

Q I am afraid I may be a controlling mom of my young adult daughter, but we have a dynamic in which she seeks me out often, solicits my advice, and makes me too important in her life. I admit to offering that advice because it is hard for me to draw a line between healthy support and presence, and…

Carolyn Hax

June 20, 2018

When it's too hot to cook, try serving a big summery salad for your main meal. Not just a simple garden salad, but a satisfying bowl layered with crisp veggies, grains or legumes and fresh herbs. The combination is fresh, filling and light — guaranteed to hit the spot on a warm day.

This…

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