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Jan. 11 Community News


Mark Harrington sent in this photo of a Baltimore oriole that visited his home on Jan. 8, 2017. After putting out an orange half with jelly, the oriole came and went all afternoon.


Wednesday, January 11, 2017


MLK Jr. tribute

The Multicultural Activities Committee at Pitt Community College will present its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Tribute Breakfast from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Goess Student Center Multipurpose Room, 169 Bulldog Run. The guest speaker will be Judge James A. Wynn Jr., US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit. The scholarship will be dedicated to Earl T. Brown. Cost is $10 per ticket. Purchase tickets at www.pittcc.edu, app.etapestry.com or office 16 in the Vernon White building on campus. For more information email jlspain@email.pittcc.edu.

Healthy eating

JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave., will present “No Excuses, Healthy Living,” a presentation about how to eat healthy in the new year, at 10:30 a.m. The presentation will include a resource table, incentives, a question and answer session and the raffle of a turkey. For questions email healthyeating252@gmail.com.

Coming up

African American Music Series

The African-American Music Series will be held from 7-10 p.m. on Friday at Emerge Gallery, 404 S. Evans St. with Vaughn Ambrose and Mitch Butler with CVD and the house band. The series celebrates the rich heritage of blaak 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.

Fish stew fundraiser

Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St., will host a traditional eastern North Carolina fish stew dinner fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. on Friday in its Taft Christian Life Center. Author and UNC-TV producer Bob Garner will speak and provide a cultural introduction to the dish. All donations will go to the United Methodist Committee on Relief to benefit victims of Hurricane Matthew. Alternative menu choices for children and adults will be available. Eat in or take out. Call 752-3101.

Christmas tea

The Winterville Museum, 2543 Church St., Winterville, will host an old Christmas tea from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday. Join for fellowship and refreshments.

Hidden Figures showing

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Greenville Alumnae Chapter Arts and Letters Committee will present a showing of “Hidden Figures” on Sunday at the Regal Greenville Grande Stadium, 750 S.W. Greenville Blvd. A premier program will be held at 4 p.m. with the movie showing at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $8. For ticket information contact Ronita Jones at 919-641-6863 or Gia Covington at 252-561-5590.

ACA enrollment

Access East, 2410 Stantonsburg Road, will hold a health insurance marketplace open enrollment event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Bring a copy of income for all members of your household and employer sponsored insurance information for all eligible household members as well as birth dates, Social Security numbers and log-in information for an active email account and your healthcare.gov account (if you have already created one). Call 1-855-733-3711 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Help in Spanish is available.

Visit www.reflector.com/communitycalendar for a full listing of events.