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Oct. 20 Community News


Chris Koegel of Chocowinity shared this photo of an imperial moth on his back porch window.


Friday, October 20, 2017


Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook page for more information.

Farmers market 

The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 355-7612 or 902-1709.

Folk dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will hold a salsa dance from 7-9 p.m. at Crave, 409 Evans St. The cost of the dance is $5. For more information visit fasgnc.org or call 752-7350.

Coming Up

Choral concert

The Rose High School Chorus will present its annual Music of the Night concert at 7 p.m. on 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.

Vendor applications

The Creative Fellowship Craft Group at St. Peter Catholic Church, 2700 E. Fourth St., is currently accepting vendor applications for its Fall Craft Festival to be held on Nov. 11. Cost for space is $30 and includes one table. Please contact F. Flower at 756-1678 for more information and an application.

Book signing

Michael Bonner, a second-grade teacher at South Greenville Elementary who was featured on The Ellen Show in January, will discuss his new book, “Get Up or Give Up” at 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Barnes & Noble in the University Commons shopping center, 3040 Evans St. The event will include a photo-op and book signing. For more information contact Jessica Lawrence at 702-1904.

Pioneer heritage

The John Lawson Legacy Days will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 27 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Grifton Historical Museum & Indian Village, 437-A Creekshore Drive, Grifton. This is a free, family-friendly event with history presentations, demonstrations, exhibitors and more. For more information contact Gary Gladson at 714-5924 or griftonmuseum@gmail.com or visit “John Lawson Legacy Days” on Facebook.

Truth and Treat

Unity Free Will Baptist Church will host “Truth and Treat” from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28. The church, located at 4301 Charles Blvd., will present five short Biblical dramas followed by “Trunk and Treat.” For more information call 756-6485 or visit www.unityfwb.org

Shopping extravaganza

A shopping extravaganza, Jingle Bells & Bows: Countdown to Christmas, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 28 at Wintergreen Primary School, 4710 County Home Road. The event is presented by Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary organization for women educators. Proceeds will benefit local teacher scholarships. Admission is free.

Veterans open house

The American Legion Post 39 will host veterans and their spouses and children at an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 at 403 St. Andrews Drive. The event will feature games and live music. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. Veterans should bring their DD-214 form. For more information call 355-7793.

Free car seats

Participants at a Buckle Up for Life event to be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Third Street Academy School, 600 W. Third St. will be eligible to receive free car/booster seats. The free event is for anyone in the community interested in infant, child and teen vehicle safety information or who needs a new child safety seat. Sponsors for the event include Toyota and Vidant Health. For more information call Natalia Ugalde at 847-1403.

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” will be shown at noon and 7 p.m. To become a sponsor, call 919-333-4650.

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