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Sept. 23 Community News


Jean Spong shared this photo of a monarch butterfly that just emerged from its chrysalis, taken on Sept. 19.


Sunday, September 23, 2018


Record show

A vinyl record show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Greenville Masonic Lodge, 1104 Charles St. Vendors will be there selling vinyl records, as well as other musical memorabilia and collectibles. Attendees can buy, sell and trade. Admission is free. Call 364-2927.

“Boeing Boeing”

Whirligig Stage, 628 S. Pitt St., will perform “Boeing Boeing,” a play by Marc Camoletti, at 2 p.m. Revived on Broadway in 2007 in a Tony-winning production, this 1960s French farce (adapted for the English-speaking stage) features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (an American), who has Italian, German and American fiancées, each beautiful airline hostesses. The Whirligig Stage production is directed by Jonathan Murray. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students. The play will also run the weekend of Sept. 27-29. Visit whirligigstage.com.

Coming Up

Beauty showcase

Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design will present the first Greenville Hair & Makeup Showcase at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Stilllife, 511 Cotanche St. The event is a benefit for The Dream Factory of Eastern N.C. The event, which will feature celebrity-inspired hair and makeup looks, is designed to allow students of Alexander Paul Institute to showcase their work and skills. The evening's activities also will include a silent auction. Visit www.alexanderpaul.edu/GHAMS for tickets. For information on The Dream Factory of Eastern N.C., visit dreamfactoryinc.org/chapters/northcarolina/.

Alumni meeting

The Pitt County Alumni Chapter of N.C. A&T State University will meet at 7 p.m. on Oct. 3 at Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St. For more information call 217-7476.

Attic sale

The St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Women will have an Attic Sale with Bake Shop and Pantry Corner from 2 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 5 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 6 at the church in All Saints Hall, 101 N. Bonner St., Washington. Items to be sold include antiques and collectibles, home decor, fashion accessories, hand-made craft items, baked goods and more. Proceeds will support outreach projects. Cash only. Call 946-8151 for more information.

Military retirees

Military retirees in the area will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Oct. 6 at the Golden Corral restaurant, 504 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Following breakfast, around 8:30 a.m. the group will discuss matters of interest to the attendees. For more information, please contact Col. Scott Barker at scott.barker@suddenlink.net.

Domestic violence prevention

The Center for Family Violence Prevention will hold the First Annual Domestic Violence Impact Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 11 at the Greenville Convention Center. Keynote speakers are former Greenville City Manager Ron Kimble and his wife Jan, who lost their daughter Jamie to an act of violence by her ex-boyfriend. The event is to raise awareness of domestic violence and raise funds to support the Center's mission of education, prevention, safe housing and service to victims. Contact Donna Raynor at dvimpact@c4fvp.org for more information.

Empowerment brunch

Daughters of Worth will host an "Empower Her!" Brunch at St. James United Methodist Church, 2000 E. Sixth St., from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 13. The event will feature inspirational speaker, song writer, blogger and school counselor Rena Keith, along with a brunch, door prizes and music. Tickets are $25 and available at www.eventbrite.com/e/daughters-of-worth-empowering-her-brunch-tickets-47191045688?aff=eac2 or contact Liz at liz@daughtersofworth.org or 375-9712 to purchase a ticket directly.

Awareness luncheon

The Winterville Senior Citizens Club will hold its Second Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at noon on Oct. 27 at the Winterville Train Depot, 217 Worthington St. Cost is $5 per person. Space is limited. Persons planning to attend should make check payable to Winterville Senior Citizens Club and mail to Beatrice Henderson, P.O. Box 432, Winterville, N.C. 28590. For more information call 355-2572.