Sept. 22 Community News
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Community Fellowship Breakfast
The Interfaith Clergy will host a Community Fellowship Breakfast at the JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave. from 8-9 a.m. the third Sunday morning of each month. Scheduled dates are Sept. 22, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17. There will be no breakfast in December.
The Well Armed Woman Tar River Chapter meets from 2-4 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month at the Pitt County Wildlife Club in the Bill Brown classroom, 3029 N.C. 222. Open to women age 18 and older. Email TWAWGreenville@gmail.com.
A Climate Action Rally will be held at 3 p.m. at Elm Street Park, 1055 S. Elm St. The event is sponsored by the Climate Action Summit 2019, 350.org and the Sierra Club.
Panelists Don Edwards, Dan Elliott, and Roger Kammerer will discuss Greenville's past and present as depicted in the artwork displayed in the Museum of Art's current exhibition, "Greenville Then and Now" from from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St. The event will be moderated by Calvin Mercer.
The Greater Greenville Quilt Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 2810 E. 14 St. Admission fee is $5. The festival will include two full days of fun, raffles, refreshments and quilts. Visit https://www.greenvillencquiltersguild.com for more information.
The Sixth Annual Carnival for a Cause will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Health Sciences Student Center, 115 Heart Drive. A “Warrior Walk” will be held at 2 p.m. at Lake Laupus. The Carnival, presented by the ECU Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program and the ECU Intergenerational Community Center, is held to educate and raise awareness for sickle cell disease.
Freedom fund banquet
The Pitt County chapter of the NAACP will hold its annual "Freedom Fund Banquet" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Hilton, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The keynote speaker will be NC Supreme Court Justice Michael Morgan and the theme for this year's banquet is "When We Fight, We Win." Tickets are $50 in advance, $55 at the door and $360 for a table of eight. Tickets for this semi-formal gala can be purchased at 355-2572 or 814-9012. Deadline for tickets or ad purchase for the souvenir program is Saturday.
The Sixth Annual Carnival for a Cause will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Health Sciences Student Center, 115 Heart Drive. A "Warrior Walk" will be held at 2 p.m. at Lake Laupus. The Carnival, presented by the ECU Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program and the ECU Intergenerational Community Center, is held to educate and raise awareness for sickle cell disease.
The Fifth Annual Cancer Awareness Walk will be held at 9 a.m. (registration at 8:30 a.m.) on Saturday at St. Paul Church of Christ, 4406 East Ave, Ayden. Fee is $5. T-shirts can be pre-ordered in adult sizes ($15) and youth sizes ($10). Call Annette Dixon at 327-9237.
Jingle Bells & Bows, a shopping extravaganza, will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Wintergreen Primary School, 4710 County Home Road. Free admission. Proceeds from the event, which is hosted by Alpha Delta Kappa Educator's Organization, will benefit local teacher scholarships.
The 22nd Annual Historically Black Colleges Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 9 in the Multipurpose Room in the Goess Student Center at Pitt Community College, 1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville. The event is for all middle school, high school and community college students. There will be free food and door prizes. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.