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April 21 Community News


The wolf huffed and puffed, but this house didn't fall down! Alan and Katherine Lilley of Winterville took this photo while visiting Mayberry in 2018.


Sunday, April 21, 2019


Museum hours

The Grifton Museum, 437-A Creekshore Drive, Grifton, is open from 1-5 p.m. the first and third Sunday of each month and by appointment. The museum is free to the public. Donations are appreciated. For more information, call 524-0190 or visit the Grifton Museum on Facebook.

Well armed woman

The Well Armed Woman DownEast Greenville Chapter will meet at 4 p.m. at Paradise Outdoors Target Range, 4061 Bill Adams Road, Grimesland. Open to women age 18 and older. Email TWAWGreenville@gmail.com.

Coming up

S.T.E.A.M. Camp

River Park North will sponsor a science, technology, engineering, art and math camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning April 24 and continuing through April 26 at River Park North, 1000 Mumford Rd. Campers will examine the environment, animals and other topics through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Campers should bring a water bottle and a lunch each day. The cost is $40 for Greenville residents and $60 for non-residents. For more information, call  329-4576 or email ablake@greenvillenc.gov.

Farmville seniors

The Farmville Senior Council monthly meeting will be help at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Soup Kitchen located at 3492 S. Walnut St. All seniors are welcome to attend this meeting where the May and June trip plans will be discussed. Transportation can be arranged. For more information, call 714-5930.

Abuse prevention

A child abuse prevention event will take place from 2-6 p.m. on April 28 in the Town Commons, 105 E. First St. The event will feature music, live entertainment and food. For more information, call 902-1110.

Stakeholder meeting

A community stakeholders meeting with the Greenville Police Department will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. on April 30 at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road. For more information, contact Sgt. Dale Mills of the GPD at 329-4339.

GCHS Reunion

The Greene Central High School Class of 1974 will hold its 45th class reunion on June 7-8 in Snow Hill and Greenville. All members are asked to send updated contact information to gchsclassof1974@yahoo.com by May 1. For more information call Faylene Little at 258-0788 or visit GCHSClassof’74 on Facebook. Contact leachn16@students.ecu.edu with questions.

Thesis film presentation

ECU’s Film and Video Production 2019 senior class will premier their senior thesis films at 6 p.m. on May 2 at the Historic Turnage Theater, 150 W. Main St., Washington, N.C. Admission is free and doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m. A reception will be held during the intermission as well as an awards ceremony after the screenings.

Introductory Boating Lesson

The Pamlico Sail and Power Squadron will offer a basic boating educational course from 10 a.m.-noon on May 4 at First Presbyterian Church, 211 W. Second St., Washington, N.C. Participants will learn essential skills for helping a skipper safely operate recreational boats. This seminar includes an introduction to boating, understanding anchoring, docking and navigation, preparing for bad weather and first aid. This is a public seminar, but does require registration by May 1. The cost is $40 for non-members or $25 for members of the Squadron. To register, call 964-3009 or email pspsed@gmail.com.

Host families needed

Terre des Langues is seeking Greenville area families to host seven French boys and girls, ages 15-16, and one language teacher this summer from June 13 to July 17. The students attend the private Lycee Saint Marc located near Lyon, France. They will share their language and culture while improving their language proficiency in English. Host families will simply provide daily activities in their homes. During the three-week stay, optional cultural activities will be provided to both the French students and their American counterparts. For more information and a personal visit, contact Frederic Fladenmuller at Fladenmullerf@ecu.edu or call Terre des Langues at 754-2136.