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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number.
Your Choice Pregnancy Resource Center will host its annual Walk/Run for Life 5K on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Registration is at 8 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 9 a.m. For info, call 446-2273 or visit www.friendsofycrc.org.
The Creekside Music Series will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 5 until 10 p.m. at Stoney Creek Environmental Park featuring Meredith Davis Johnson and Charlie.
Kids Day at the Arboretum will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 2 until 4 p.m., weather permitting. The arboretum is located on the grounds of the Nash County Ag Center at 1006 Eastern Avenue in Nashville. This free event will feature music, kids crafts, storytime, a scavenger hunt and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 459-9810.
The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash and Edgecombe Counties will hold a flag raising ceremony at Jack Laughery Park in Rocky Mount on Saturday, September 21st at 10 a.m. Each month the Committee honors a deceased veteran of Nash or Edgecombe county and their family by presenting them with a flag flown over the Park the previous month in their honor. The flag presentation this month will be to the family of Hubert Levi Jenkins, AN, U.S. Navy. A new flag will then be raised in honor Robert Thomas Langley, 1st Sgt., U.S. Army. To honor a Veteran of Nash or Edgecombe county, ask for an application at the ceremony or contact Lee Rumley at email@example.com or James Ervin at 903-3512. There is no charge for this service.
The Junior Garden Club of Nash-Rocky Mount will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, Sept 22nd. The program begins at 2 p.m. with refreshments to end the session. This months program concentration is Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies. Non-members are invited to attend. For more info call 544-3385.
The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 meets on the second and fourth Mondays. The club will meet again on September 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Braswell Memorial Library. Michael Thorn, Division Director/TM International will be the guest speaker. For info, call 469-0516/903-1665
Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. in Town Council Chambers. All candidates running for council will attend. For information, call 459-4050.
PFLAG-Rocky Mount will meet on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall, Church of the Good Shepherd, 231 North Church Street, Rocky Mount. PFLAG is a non-profit volunteer organization working to support the well-being of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends; to advocate equal civil rights for all; and to educate on issues regarding sexual orientation and gender identities. For info email firstname.lastname@example.org.