Oct. 22 Community News
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Farmville Central High School will sponsor Jags’ House Parent Night from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the school, 3308 E Wilson St., Farmville. Students are invited to bring parents for sessions about graduation requirements, college admissions, the ACT/SAT, Pitt Community College, financial aid and academic success. There will be a chance to win prizes. For more information, call 753-5138.
The Pitt County Domestic Violence Network will hold its annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Superior Courtroom 1 of the Pitt County Courthouse, 100 W. Third St. The vigil will remember and honor the lives lost to domestic violence in Pitt County since the year 2000. For more information, call 758-4400.
The Rev. Dr. WIlliam J. Barber II will speak about the Poor People’s Campaign and National Call for Moral Revival at The 25th Distinguished Lecture on Religion and Culture at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Hendrix Theatre in the Mendenhall building on the campus of ECU, 500 Ninth St. Free tickets can be obtained through Central Ticket Office in advance or at the door. Call 328-4788 or stop by CTO in Mendenhall. The lecture is hosted by ECU’s Religious Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and African and African American Studies Program.
Paint the Drain
The Greenville Public Works Department will sponsor “Paint the Drain” from 10 a.m.-noon and from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, National Make a Difference Day, at River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road. Volunteers are needed during either or both of these shifts to stencil drains throughout the community to bring awareness that stormwater runoff flows directly to our rivers. Upon meeting at the park, teams will be provided with maps, supplies and directions. Volunteers must provide their own transportation. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 329-4522 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, National Make a Difference Day, at the Greenville Community Garden, 209 Stancil St. near the greenway, to prepare the garden beds for winter crops. Volunteers should dress appropriately for weather and garden work and bring work gloves and a refillable water bottle. Garden tools will be provided. For more information, contact Chad at email@example.com.
Hot meal program
The Elderly Touch of Heart/Seed ‘n’ Feed Hot Meal Feeding Program will provide a hot meal to senior adults at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Fellowship Ministries Inc., 4111 S. Main St., Farmville. For more information regarding the hot meal program, contact 252-814-4516.
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