poppies

Parrott Academy shared this photo of art teacher Samantha Rouse, right, with impressionistic paintings of poppies by her first-grade art students. The Veterans Day project was displayed by Carol Cantu, left, at the Kinston GI Joe Museum.

Pancake breakfast

The Greenville Noon Rotary Club will host its 39th annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Rotary Building, 809 Johnston St. Because of the pandemic, all meals will be boxed and served as takeout meals. Rotary uses funds from this event to provide grants to local nonprofits and donates many meals to people in need. A breakfast of pancakes, sausages, syrup, butter, and milk is available for $5, and tickets will be available on-site or in advance at https://www.facebook.com/events/648487172319810.

Carpool Cinema

The city’s Recreation and Parks Department will host a Carpool Cinema showing of “The Wizard of Oz” at 5:30 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday at Boyd Lee Park, 5184 Corey Road. The event will include an “over the rainbow” activity pack for each vehicle, a movie-themed selfie station and food trucks. Entry is $5 per vehicle. Space is limited, register at webtrac.greenvillenc.gov or call 329-4567.

History Speaks

Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum 1840-1940 will host an online lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday as part of its History Speaks series. Author Paul Allen will talk about his book, “When Tobacco was King.” Free but registration required to receive a link. Visit facebook.com/ecvillageandfarmmuseum.

Spring enrollment

The deadline for Pitt County Schools students attending class virtually to attend virtual or face-to-face enrollment in the spring is Nov. 20. Students who select full-time virtual enrollment for the spring will continue online learning through June 2021. Students currently attending classes on campus will automatically be re-enrolled as face-to-face learners and are not required to register. Visit https://bit.ly/PCSFAQSpringDecision.


Free meals

Pitt County Schools is now offering curbside meals free to ages 1 to 18 from Monday-Friday at A.G. Cox, Ayden Elementary, Chicod, E.B. Aycock, Eastern, Farmville Middle, Grifton, Ridgewood, South Greenville, Wahl-Coates, Wellcome and Wintergreen Intermediate schools. Calendar cards, available on request at the above sites, and identification are required. Visit www.pitt.k12.nc.us/domain/2049 for a schedule or more information.

Audio production

ECU/Loessin Playhouse on Friday presents the final installment of its Radio Play series. “Poof!” by Lynn Nottage is available to stream from 12:01 a.m. Friday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday. The production is about a woman’s learning to reclaim her life after her abusive husband spontaneously combusts. Access is free, but reservations are required. Visit theatredance.ecu.edu/current-season.

Poppy Day canceled

The Greenville Veterans of Foreign Wars Charles Gray Morgan Post 7032 would like to wish a Happy Veterans Day to all who served. Due to COVID 19 pandemic, it will not be doing its annual poppy give away this year. Members would like to thank all for support in the past and look forward to next year.

ACA assistance

Open Enrollment for 2021 Affordable Care Act health insurance in ongoing, with a broader range of insurance options available this year, plus significant changes in how local enrollment assistance is given. Greenville-based nonprofit Access East’s Certified Marketplace Navigators will provide free ACA assistance, including enrollment help, to consumers seeking affordable quality health-coverage or a renewal of coverage. All assistance will be given by appointment. Consumers may meet with a Navigator by phone, WebEx or Zoom, in person, or drive-up/curbside. To schedule an appointment, call (252) 847-3027 or (877) 755-5438, or visit www.NCNavigator.net.

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