Aug. 15 Community Calendar
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Leroy James Pitt County Farmers’ Market, 4560 County Home Road, will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit www.pittcountync.gov/599/Farmers-Market or follow the market on Facebook.
■ Sycamore Chapel Baptist Church, 1610 Farmville Blvd., will host a food pantry from 8-10 a.m. Participants will receive a box of food. This food pantry is open every second and fourth Thursday. Contact Debra Watson, co-pastor, at 758-7110.
■ The Armor of God Christian Church of Winterville will host a food distribution from 8-10 a.m. at 2648 Mill St., Winterville. The church distributes food to the community every Thursday and Saturday at this time and location. Call 689-6590.
Winterville Parks and Recreation hosts its free, golden-age senior drop-in program from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Winterville Operations Center, 2936 Church St., Winterville, featuring bridge, bingo, puzzles, cards, aerobics and Zumba. Call 756-1487.
The Community Crossroads Center, 207 Manhattan Ave., will hold free closet events with gently used clothing, toys and household goods from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The center also will accept donations of items Monday through Friday. Volunteers also are needed to assist with the closet; to volunteer call 752-0829.
Stroke Support Network
The Stroke Support Network will meet from 6-8 p.m. Contact Michele Horvath at 847-0571 for more details, including the location of the meeting.
The Greenville Toastmasters Club will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Edwin W. Monroe Conference Center, 2000 Venture Tower Drive. The club meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Newcomers are welcome. Contact Ryan Y. Samia at 850-341-2089 or visit http://www.toastmasters.org/ or http://gville.toastmastersclubs.org.
Greenville PFLAG, a local group in support of gender and sexual minorities, will meet from 7-9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 131 Oakmont Drive. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month. The first hour focuses on education and advocacy; the second hour is for a support group. Parents, friends, family, allies and LGBTQ individuals are welcome. Contact email@example.com.
Nar-Anon family support
The Nar-Anon family support group meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in Room 204 of the main building at Covenant Church, 4025 Corey Road, Winterville. The group’s leader may be contacted at 919-880-0473. More information about help for anyone struggling with a drug addiction is available at 1-800-431-1754. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction. Nar-Anon also offers free screenings and referrals.
English Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 101 Arthur St., will host a Back-to-School Rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The event will include fun, food and free backpacks and school supplies. The event also will include speakers from the Pitt County School Board, Greenville Fire & Rescue, the Greenville Police Department and other groups to offer advice on how to be a successful student for the 2019-20 school year.
■ Free hearing screenings will be available from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Pitt County Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road.
■ Free wood carving classes from Master Leo Trujillo will be held on Thursdays from Aug. 22-Oct. 17. This event requires registration; call 752-1717, Ext. 201.
The Winterville Senior Citizens Club will meet at noon on Tuesday in the Winterville Community Room, 2593 Railroad St., Winterville. Members are asked to bring school supplies for give-away for a back-to-school backpack day. All seniors in the surrounding area are invited to participate for this free event, which will feature door prizes, fellowship and a luncheon. RSVP to 355-2572 or 814-9012.