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Calendar events must be submitted by noon Monday for publication. Items accepted are events sponsored by not-for-profit organizations or free events. Mail to: Community Calendar c/o The Nashville Graphic, 203 W. Washington St. Nashville, NC 27856 or fax (252) 459-3052 or email to news@nashvillegraphic.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS - During the month of May, Bailey's Fine Jewelry of Rocky Mount is providing watch battery replacement to customers at no charge, and giving all donations to Communities in Schools of the Rocky Mount Region. A Time to Give is one of many ways Bailey's Fine Jewelry gives back to the community. The Bailey family created the program as a way to provide community support. Patrons who support Communities In Schools through the watch battery program at Bailey's this month will be supporting the largest, most effective dropout prevention organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed.

REUNION - Northern Nash Senior High 's Class of 1975 will hold their 40th Reunion June 12 through 14 at the Double Tree, 651 N Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount. The cost is $55 per person. Make checks or money orders payable to NNSH class of 75 reunion; mail to MSH Insurance, 72 Azimuth Ct., Rocky Mount, NC 27804; Deadline is May 22, 2015. For info contact Marion at 252-366-0507 or David at 252-903-6754.

REUNION - Northern Nash Senior High Class of 1980 reunion activities are planned for Sept. 18-19, 2015! Group activities include a home football game and social on Sept. 18 with the class reunion banquet to be held at Northern Nash on Sept. 19. To complete a profile and register to attend, go to nnsh1980.com. For more info, go to nnsh1980.com or call (252)904-0686.

May 22
The O.D. Moore Scholarship Foundation is hosting its sixth annual golf tournament at Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee donation is $70 per golfer and includes the green fee, golf cart, lunch, range balls, 50/50 long drive, 50/50 closest to the pin and other prizes. Proceeds from this event go towards a scholarship fund, which benefits graduating high school students. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, call Patrick Ford at 252-469-9805, Allegro Cordell at 252-469-1299, Goldie Ford at 301-873-8586 or Tony Smith at 919-672-0448.

May 23
The Nash Central High School Class of 1965 will be celebrating 50 years. A Class Reunion Business Meeting will be held with breakfast at 10 a.m. at Golden Corral in Rocky Mount followed by the business meeting at 12 noon at Braswell Memorial Library. For more information call 252-469-0516 or 252-478-7820 or770-490-4309 or 252-245-1893.

May 27
Rocky Mount's Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Hardees, 3525 Sunset Avenue, Rocky Mount. Officers from the Rocky Mount Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. For more information, please call 252-972-1466, or send an e-mail to brad.summerlin@rockymountnc.gov.

May 28
Get live at Downtown Live! every other Thursday, featuring live bands. On Thursday, May 28, 2015, join us at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Imperial Centre for vendors, adult beverages and the sounds of the Band of Oz. The event is presented by PNC and hosted by the city of Rocky Mount. For more info. and a list of all bands, visit www.downtownrockymount.com, or call 252-972-1151.

Braswell Memorial Library will host an author visit from 6 until 7 p.m. with Conrad Bastien, a Trinidad-born playwright, poet, novelist and songwriter, who will present his book, "Wings of a Dream." Books will be available for purchase and author signing after the presentation in the Warner Room. For info, call 442-1951, ext 253.

Braswell Memorial Library will hold a Teen and Family Game Night from 5 until 7:30 p.m. in the YA area on the second floor. A variety of games will be available for play with friends or family. Teens can also sign up for Minecraft in the computer lab. Refreshments will be provided. For info, call Scott Houston at 442-1951, ext 257.

May 29
A Benefit Pork Chop Dinner will be held at the Red Oak Fire Department. Proceeds will benefit Ty Tharrington. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4 until 7 p.m. Eat in or take out. Plates are $7 each.

Philadelphia Baptist Church on Taylors Store Road will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Eat in or take out, plates are $7 each.

June 11
A Summer Fest will be held by the Nash County Democratic Party at the Ed Bissette Cabin located across from 5540 W. NC 97 Hwy, Spring Hope. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. For more information please call 252-478-4281.

Braswell Memorial Library will hold a meeting for the Minecraft Design Club. Build, explore, design and challenge, the club is open to ages 12-17 and meets the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the second floor computer lab. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.For info contact Scott Houston at 442-1951, ext 257 or email shouston@braswell-library.org.

June 12
Nashville Parks and Recreation will host its 2015 Outdoor Movie Series at 8:30 p.m. at Glover Park with the movie "Planes." Concessions will be available.

June 20
Beulah Church of Christ will hold a community yard sale on East Beulah Road, off off Womble Road Nashville. Spots are $10 each. Get rid of your stuff! All proceeds will go to "My Sister's House." The event will be held rain or shine. For info, call 459-9004.

July 9
Braswell Memorial Library will hold a meeting for the Minecraft Design Club. Build, explore, design and challenge, the club is open to ages 12-17 and meets the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the second floor computer lab. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.For info contact Scott Houston at 442-1951, ext 257 or email shouston@braswell-library.org.

July 10
Nashville Parks and Recreation will host its 2015 Outdoor Movie Series at 8:30 p.m. at Glover Park with the movie "Yogi Bear." Concessions will be available.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The VFW Post 2057 on Highway 97W in Rocky Mount is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 12 pm. The post also has group sessions for veterans dealing with PTSD. The men meet every first and third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. Female veterans with PTSD and spouses of veterans trying to cope meet the first Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. These sessions are led by a veteran from the VA in Greenville. For info, call Judy Jones at 919-853-2576.

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Twin County Chapter #55 assists veterans with transportation to and from doctor's appointments. The van leaves for Durham every Tuesday and Friday. Those needing a ride can meet at the train station at 6 a.m. On Wednesday, the van goes to Greenville. The time depends on the time of the appointments. For info, call 252-212-5568.

The Twin County Chapter 55, with the help of Golden Corral, is soliciting for volunteer drivers to assist local veterans in meeting their VA health center needs. The chapter will offer each driver a free meal once a month as an incentive for their service. For applications, call the chapter commander Levon Cherry at 252-801-1216.

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Twin County Chapter #55 meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 58, 2731 N Church Street in Rocky Mount. For info, call 252-212-5568

My Sister's House is in need of volunteers to take crisis calls weeknights Monday through Thursday. No experience necessary, we will provide training. Bilinguals are encouraged to apply. For information call 252-462-0366.

Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call 800-431-1754 or visit DrugAbuseSolution.com for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.

American Legion Post 58 has an Open House for Veterans every Thursday from 9 a.m to 12 noon, at 2731 N. Church St. in Rocky Mount. A certified Veteran Service Officer is present to address VA concerns.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 55 Rocky Mount offers rides to all veterans to the VA hospital in Durham and Greenville. VA-scheduled appointments required to ride. For info, call 252-801-1216.

The Nash County Department of Aging is in need of volunteers to help deliver meals to senior citizens in the Castalia area on Wednesdays, and also to help deliver meals to senior citizens in the Spring Hope area. For information or to volunteer contact Brenda Shields, Aging Services Coordinator, 252-459-1367.


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