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Sept. 24 Community News


Mike Shugart found some employees celebrating Spirit Week at the Charles Boulevard McDonald's.


Monday, September 25, 2017


Archaelogical exhibit

The exhibit, “An Archaeological Journey Through Time” will be on display from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday through Oct. 13 at A Time for Science, Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave. The exhibit will feature artifacts and fossils from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, ECU's Dr. Steve Culver and avocational paleontologist George Powell. Cost is $2 per person. For more information: contact emily@atimeforscience.org or call 531-7203.

Coming up

Aging forum

A question-and-answer forum for older adults will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the the Ayden Senior Wellness Center, 377 Planters Street. It will provide information about all the services for older adults offered by the Pitt County Council on Aging. The forum will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the the Farmville Senior Wellness Center, 3885 S Main St, Farmville. For more information call 252-752-1717 ext. 10 or visit pittcoa.com.

Yard sale

The Town of Grimesland will have a community yard sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. There will be spaces for rent in the park for anyone who does not have space at their home. This will also include persons that live outside of the town. Spaces will be 10 feet by 10 feet costing $10 each, and will be rented on a first-come basis. Participants will need to provide their own tables and chairs. Hot dogs and drinks will be sold by the fire department. For more information call Gerald Whitley at 252-531-7931.

Bike day

Adventure Cycling Ambasador Dan Hemme will be the host on Bike Your Park Day from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road. Participants should bring a bike and helmet. A trail loop not currently open to the public will be accessible. Free event. Contact 1-919-698-0792 or bikeeastcarolina@gmail.com for more information.

Military retirees

There will be a meeting at 8 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Golden Corral, 504 SW Greenville Blvd., for all interested military retirees in the area. The group meets the first Saturday of each month for breakfast around 8 a.m. and then discusses matters of interest to the attendees starting around 8:30 a.m. For more information, please contact Col. Scott Barker at scott.barker@suddenlink.net.

Breast cancer ride

Eastern Radiologists will host the 11th annual “Ride for the Ribbon” breast cancer benefit 100-mile motorcycle ride, starting at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Breast Imaging Center, 2101 W. Arlington Blvd. There will be a firetruck pull at 11:15 a.m., concessions, a live radio remote with WRNS, a DJ, raffle prizes, baked goods, food and a 50/50 drawing. The event is open to the public. For more information contact Addie Best, abest@easternrad.com or visit www.facebook.com/rideforthecurenc and www.ridefortheribbonnc.com.

Canine Crawl

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina will host the 17th Annual Canine Crawl at the Greevnille Town Common on Oct. 14. For more information visit www.HSECarolina.org.

M.A.I.N. event

The Inaugural Males Addressing Issues & Needs Summit will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14 on the campus of Pitt Community College in the Goess Student Center, 169 Bulldog Run, Winterville. The event is free. Seating is limited. Register with Eventbrite.com. Search for M.A.I.N. Summit. For more information, contact Steffen McGhee, smcghee@email.pittcc.ued or Jasmin Spain, jlspain@email.pittcc.edu.

Alzheimer’s awareness

An Alzheimer’s resource fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Ayden Arts & Recreation Community Center, 4354 Lee St., Ayden. Health screening and information about Alzheimer’s will be available. The stage play “Oldtimers: The Musical” also will be shown at noon and 7 p.m. To become a sponsor, call 919-333-4650.

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