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April 20 Community News


Bob Williams found this cute little guy who really knows how to pose enjoying the sunshine along the Washington waterfront on Easter Sunday.


Bobby Burns

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Democratic Women

The Democratic Women of Pitt County will meet 6 p.m. at the Alice Keene Center, 4561 County Home Road. Members and guest are encouraged to bring laptops, iPads or other electronic devices for a fun-filled social media training.

Interfaith Clergy

The Interfaith Clergy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at New Dimensions Community Church, 1700 W. Sixth St. Refreshments will be served. 

ECSU Alumni

The Eva J. Lewis Alumni Chapter of Elizabeth City State University will meet 6:30 p.m. at 1004 Colonial Ave. Call 758-5039.

Police relations

The Greenville Police Department Police Community Relations Committee Neighborhood Advisory Board will hold a meeting on “Community Policing Partnerships between Neighborhoods and Police Resulting in Safer Neighborhoods” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 307 Martinsborough Road, Greenville. 

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Pitt County will hold its monthly meeting from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 400 Saint Andrews, 400 St. Andrews Drive. A lunch buffet will be served for $14.00 per person. Speakers will be Councilman P.J. Connelly, Commissioner Glen Webb and Mary Broughton, New Coastal chairwoman for Republican Women. Call Beth Capillary at 252-531-0788.

Bone Appetit

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina will hold a Bone Appetit fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at RuckerJohns, 4001 S. Memorial Drive, Winterville. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of proceeds to the society. Participants must note “for HSEC” on their checks.

Coming up

Housing workshop

AMEXCAN, 261 Belvoir Highway, and Legal Aid N.C. will host a housing discrimination workshop at 6 p.m. on Friday. Call 252-757-3961 or email amexcan@amexcannc.org.

Salsa dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will hold a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. on Friday at Fire American Tavern, 113 E. Fifth St. Cost is $5. Call 752-7350 or visit www.fasgnc.org.

Anniversary celebration

Roanoke River Partners will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a celebration at 6 p.m. Saturday at Hardison Barn, N.C. 171, in Jamesville. The event will start with a social hour, followed by dinner, a silent auction, music and a book signing. A $25 donation also enters supporters into a drawing for a basket of regional products. Call 792-3790 or go to www.roanokeriverpartners.org.

Youth Service Day

Love a Sea Turtle will hold its Global Youth Service Day/Earth Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Aquaventure, 214 Beacon Drive, Winterville. The event will offer environmental awareness projects and activities. For more information and/or to register, contact loveaseaturtle@suddenlink.net or visit www.loveaseaturtle.com.

Community Coffee

The Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse will host a Community Coffee from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday  at GK Cafe and Catering, 3197 E. 10th St. The event will talk about what the coalition does and discuss upcoming volunteer opportunities. Board members will be present at the meeting to answer any questions as well. Free breakfast included. Anyone interested in the coalition is invited. Please RSVP to PCCSA@ecu.edu.

Pier dedication

A dedication and ribbon-cutting for the Robert Lee Cherry Fishing Pier will be held at noon on Saturday at the Town Common. The event is open to the public. For more information call Greenville Recreation & Parks at 329-4567.

Uptown Walking Tour

The Pitt County Historical Society will sponsor its annual Uptown Walking Tour with historian Roger Kammerer from 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Gather at the clock at Five Points at the corner of Evans and Fifth streets. Kammerer will offer local tales and stop at such places as where George Washington ate lunch in 1791 and where ghosts haunt buildings. The event is free and open to the public.

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