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Oct. 18 Community News


Buddy Holt sent in this photo of the Aurora-Bayview ferry framed by the PotashCorp mine on her final run the evening of Oct. 14.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Story time

A free read-aloud story time with activities, music and movement will be from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at A Time for Science-Greenville Center, 729 Dickinson Ave. Each week will feature 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 emily@atimeforscience.org or 531-7203.

Weekly bingo

American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive, holds bingo games each Wednesday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games with prizes begin at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the military, veterans and families.

Tender Hearts

Tender Hearts, a group for families who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss, meets at 7 p.m. at the Vidant Wellness Center, 2610 Stantonsburg Road, on the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call 847-4819 and leave a message.

Coming Up

Republican women

The Republican Women of Pitt County’s monthly meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday at the Villedge Restaurant, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd., inside the Hilton. Guest speakers will be Greenville mayoral candidate P.J. Connelly and Greenville City Council candidates Will Litchfield, Brain Meyerhoffer and Darrell Hinnant. The price is $15 inclusive for lunch buffet. To RSVP, call Beth Capillary at 531-0788 or bethcapillary@yahoo.com.

Folk dances

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will hold a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Crave, 409 Evans St. A contra dance will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday at the Jaycee Park Auditorium, 2000 Cedar Lane. Cost for each dance is $5. For more information visit fasgnc.org or call 752-7350.


Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews, 722 S.W. Greenville Blvd, will host the 12th Annual Tip-a-Cop Fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. on Saturday. During these times law enforcement members will serve guests. For a complete list of upcoming Tip-A-Cop events, visit www.redrobin.com/specialolympics.

Choral concert

The Rose High Chorus will present its annual Music of the Night at 7 p.m. Saturday at J.H. Rose High School in the Performing Arts Center. The show will feature songs from Broadway and Disney. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children and students. Veterans are free with ID.

Musical meeting

The Winterville Historical and Arts Society will hold their October membership meeting at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Winterville Depot, 217 Worthington St., Winterville. The event is open to the public and will feature a bluegrass musical performance by the Carolina Lightnin’ Trio, a group that mixes music, history and a bit of humor into every performance. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. For more information call 321-2660.

Interfaith clergy

Interfaith Clergy will meet from noon-1 p.m. on Oct. 26 from noon-1 p.m. at New Dimensions Community Church, 1700 W. Sixth St. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Debbie Dixon at 462-1112 or email deskcon2007@gmail.com.

Child abuse prevention

TEDI BEAR Children's Advocacy Center and Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina will host two screenings of the documentary film “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” on Oct. 30. A showing will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at East Carolina Heart Institute, 115 Heart Drive, and a second will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hendrix Theater in Mendenhall Student Center on campus. The screenings are free, and a panel discussion will follow on the effects of adverse childhood experiences. To register online, visit ecu.edu/tedibear. For more information call 744-8334 or email glossonk15@ecu.edu.

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