Sept. 13 Community News
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Story Time at GO-Science
A free read-aloud story time with activities, music and movement will take place from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at GO-Science in downtown Greenville, 729 Dickinson Ave. Each week will focus on a science-themed book from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, made possible in partnership with the United Way of Pitt County. For more information contact Emily Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-7203.
American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive, holds bingo games each Wednesday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m. The program includes games and prizes. Proceeds benefit the military, veterans and families.
Community garden meeting
The executive board of the Farmville Community Garden and other interested people will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 S. Walnut St., Farmville. Decisions will be made about fall planting in the newly built raised beds. Volunteers are needed to transplant, set up a spreadsheet for plantings, number the raised beds for crop rotation and set up a harvesting, watering and work day schedule for the fall. Used garden tools from the community may be brought to the kitchen during this meeting. For more information call Cathy Holmes at 714-5930.
The Greenville Toastmasters Club will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Edwin W. Monroe Conference Center, 2000 Venture Tower Drive. For more information contact Bob Gose at 714-1892 or at email@example.com or visit gville.toastmastersclubs.org/.
John Allen Tucker, professor of history and university historian at ECU, will present “The Historic Visit of Presidential Candidate John F. Kennedy to Greenville, N.C.” at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Eagles School House at the Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum, 4570 County Home Road. Tucker’s presentation will include photographs from his book “Images of America Series: John F. Kennedy’s North Carolina Campaign.” For more information email John Taft, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Pops Singers will present “Pops Makes Disney Magic” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Elm St. Selections from “Frozen,” “Beauty and the Beast” and other Disney favorites will be performed. Free. For more information call 321-8838.
The American Red Cross Eastern Carolina Donation Center will sponsor two blood drives on Saturday, one from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ENC Donor Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, and the other from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. John Church of Christ, St. John Church Road, Washington. Blood supplies have been low this summer and donors are needed. For more information call 1-800 733-2767 or 758-1140.
Living Healthy Workshop
Pitt County Council on Aging’s Living Healthy Workshop will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. every Tuesday from Sept. 19-Oct. 24 at the Greenville Senior Wellness Center, 4551 County Home Road. This workshop is designed for individuals 55 and older living with ongoing health conditions or those who care for individuals with chronic health conditions. The program is held in conjunction with ECU’s Lifelong Learning Program and ECU’s Office of Healthy Aging Research. Registration is required. Call 328-9198.
Riley’s Army fundraiser
Riley’s Army will hold the Sixth Annual On the Run with Riley’s Army 5K Run/1K Fun Walk at 3 p.m. on Sept. 24, at Winterville Recreation Park, adjacent to A.G. Cox Middle School. Opening ceremonies start at 2:30 p.m. The 1K Fun Run begins at 3 p.m. and the 5K begins at 3:15 p.m. Awards ceremonies begin at 4 p.m. Registration is open online at www.runtheeast.com. Sponsorship opportunities, vendors for the event, door prize donations and volunteers are needed. Please contact Kimber Stone at 919-608-8421 or Kimber@rileysarmy.com
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