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June 19 Community News


Marian Swinker sent in this photo of an anole just hanging around, taken at her home in Winterville during the week of June 5.


Monday, June 19, 2017


Social Security info

The Council on Aging Road to Resources program will be held from 3-4 p.m. at the Pitt County Senior Wellness Center, 4551 County Home Road. Jennifer Latham with the Social Security Administration will present information about Social Security benefits. The program is free to the public, but space is limited. Call 252-752-1717 ext. 12 to register or for more information.

Magical storyteller

A free Summer Learning Program for children will kick off at 3 p.m. at the Farmville Public Library, 4276 W. Church St., with Storyteller Mark Daniel. With an Andy Griffith-like voice and a memorable Mister Rogers-like laugh, children and parents will love celebrating the fun and joy of books with Mark Daniel. The event will include magic tricks, storytelling, book talking, puppetry, music and great fun. For more information contact Connie Widney, Children’s Librarian, at cwidney@farmvillenc.gov or call 252-753-3355.

Soup Kitchen

The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is carried out by local volunteers from churches and individuals and is totally supported by donations from the community. For more information about serving or donating call Janet Heath at 753-5512 evenings or 917-4563.


GriefShare, a support ministry for those grieving the death of someone close to them meets from 5:30-7 p.m. on Mondays at Oakmont Baptist Church, 1100 Red Banks Road; 10 a.m. to noon or 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Unity Free Will Baptist Church, 4301 Charles Blvd.; 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays at Parkers Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 2241 Old Pactolus Road; and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road.

Coming up

Senior Citizens Fun Day

The Winterville Senior Citizens Club will have a Fun Day at noon, Tuesday, in the Winterville Community Room, 2593 Railroad St. Seniors in the surrounding area are invited. All Winterville Senior Citizens Club members should wear their T-shirts. Activities will include playing bingo, exercising, celebrating birthdays and much much more. Come out and enjoy the fellowship with other senior citizens. Future club activities include a Consignment Shop Hop trip planned for September 16 at a cost per person of $50. For more information about either of these events email ccbea@suddenlink.net.

Living Healthy

The Pitt County Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road, and ECU’s Lifelong Learning Program will sponsor a Living Healthy Workshop from 9-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays from July 11-Aug. 15. This structured participant workshop will meet once a week for six weeks and is designed for individuals living with chronic health conditions or those who care for individuals with chronic health conditions. This evidence-based program will help participants learn how to deal with the frustration, pain and anger that comes from living with a chronic condition, improve strength and flexibility, make healthy food choices and communicate effectively with family, friends and healthcare providers. Call 252-328-9128 to register.

Food pantry

Sycamore Chapel Baptist Church will host a food pantry every Tuesday and Thursday. Registration will be from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and the food pickup will be from 1-2 p.m. For more information about the Sycamore Helping Hearts Food Pantry contact Debra Watson, co-pastor, 252-758-7110.

Crab Feast

The XI Chapter of the Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity Inc. will present its 10th Annual Crab Feast Buffet from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. on July 15 at the Bob Martin Agricultural Center, 2900 N.C. 125 South, Williamston. Cost is $40 per person or $350 per table (10 people per table). Menu includes steamed selected crabs and fried crabs, shrimp, fish, crab legs, rotisserie chicken, BBQ pork, corn on the cob, boiled potatoes and more. For tickets call Don Brown at 252-746-3133 or 252-717-2729 or Hunter-Odom Funeral Services, 252-977-3122.

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