Scot Buck shared this image he snapped of his cat, Rusty King, enjoying some much-missed sunshine.

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Food distribution

The Staton Mill Road Community Outreach Inc. will hold its monthly drive-through food box distribution 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 at St. Mary Baptist Church, 1251 Fleming School Road.

Zumba classes

The Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center is holding Zumba classes 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. on Mondays. Call 329-4041 for more information.

ACT, remote learning

Pitt County Schools will administer the ACT to high school juniors today. To meet COVID-19 distancing requirements, only 11th graders will be on high school campuses that day. Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will have a remote learning day. For more information, contact the school.

City summer camps

The City of Greenville Recreation and Parks Department has opened registration for a dozen 2021 summer camps. Visit to see what’s available and to register. Space is limited and fee assistance is available. Summer camp jobs are also available. For more information, call (252) 329-4567 or visit the Recreation and Parks Facebook page. In-person registration will be accepted at Jaycee Park Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and at all other Recreation and Parks facilities by appointment only. Payment plans will only be taken during in-person registration.

Council on Aging events

The Pitt County Council on Aging is providing the following classes and programs at the Pitt County Senior Center, 4551 County Home Road. Offerings are free unless otherwise noted. Registration required unless otherwise noted by calling 752-1717, Ext. 201.

Blood pressure screenings, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Feb. 23. Drop-ins welcome.

Jewelry class, 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Cost is $5.

Online Music-Based Wellness Workshops for Caregivers, 6-7 p.m., Feb. 25; 6:30-7:30 p.m., March 9; 3:45-4:45 p.m., March 19; 6-7 p.m., March 25. Email

Zumba Gold, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Fridays. Slots are very limited.

Memory screenings, 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, March 2.

Final Answers for Those Hard-To-Ask Questions, presented by the Wilkerson Funeral Home, 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, March 3.

Master Your Sewing Machine, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays, March 3-17. Cost is $39.

Advance care planning and education Clinic, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 9. Picture identification required to complete documents.

Financial Planning in Retirement, 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 10.

Conversational Spanish, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays, March 11-April 15. Call Cyndi at 752-1717, Ext. 205, for more information or to register. Cost: $15.

Should I Stay or Should I Go: A Workshop for Housing as We Age, 3-4 p.m. Monday, March 15.

Interested in volunteering to deliver meals to home-bound older adults in our community? Volunteer training is 10 a.m. on March 16.

Hearing screenings, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, March 17.

COVID testing

Vidant Health offers COVID-19 testing at the corner of Stantonsburg Road and Wellness Drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday amd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Insurance information will be collected from those who have it for CARES Act documentation, and visitors must have a photo ID. Results are expected within 24 hours. CVS and Walgreens pharmacies also offer no-cost testing by appointment. Pitt County Health Department is not offering mass community clinics at this time. To find other options visit

Contact Bobby Burns at and 329.9572.