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 email@example.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.
COMMUNITY CENTER -The Nashville Community Building is available for rental. For info. or to rent the facility, call Rachel Ervin at 252-813-8772.
REUNION – Southern Nash High School Class of 1984 is planning a 30th class reunion November 29. Please contact Amy March-Howell at 252-903-2544 for more information. Deadline to RSVP with payment is September 14, 2014.
REUNION – Northern Nash Senior High Class of 1989 is planning a 25th class reunion on September 12th and 13th. Email Crissy Gunther Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Facebook: NNSH Class Reunion group page for more details.
REUNION – The Nash Central High School Class of 1965 is planning it’s 50th reunion and needs to contact members of the class by September 1, 2014. For more information contact 252-469-0516.
Downtown Live! concert series Thursday, Aug. 21 on the lawn of the Imperial Centre featuring the Tams. Bring your lawn chair as early as 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. Downtown Live! goes through Thurs., Downtown Live! takes place bi-weekly, through Thursday, Sept. 18. For more info., visit www.downtownrockymount.com, or call 252-972-1151. In the event of inclement weather, Downtown Live! will take place at the Booker T. Theater.
A one-day workshop on Online Applications for adults 50+ meets August 13 on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College. Class meets from 12 to 1 p.m. in Barnes 232 and is free. Contact 823-5166, ext. 331, or email@example.com.
The Nash County Democratic Executive Committee will meet August 21 in the EMS Operations Room at the Claude Mayo Administration Bldg. in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. Beth Wood, State Auditor, will be the guest speaker. Contact Jan Mills at 478-4281 for info.
PFLAG-Rocky Mount will host a Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, August 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s. Tickets ($7) are available from PFLAG members or at the door the morning of the event. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The public is invited to participate.
Crown your summer adventures with a visit to Rocky Mount’s historic Stonewall Manor! The manor and grounds of this iconic antebellum plantation home will be open for tours on Sunday, August, 24th from 2 to 4 p.m. Whether you come to experience Victorian lifestyle, to admire the elegant architecture and sophisticated craftsmanship of the house, or to prepare for the back-to-school season, a visit to Stonewall will leave you with memories for a lifetime. Tickets run $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, and $2 for children. For info, visit www.stonewallmanornc.org or call 252-442-0063.
The Nash County Democratic Women will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Nashville Exchange and Café, 229 W. Washington Street, Nashville. Dinner will be provided and $10 will be collected at the door. For information please call 252-442-7187 or 352-5778.
Faith Family Worship P.H. Church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate sale on Friday, August 29 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates include green beans, potatoes, bread and cake and are $7 each. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 252-544-1354. The church is located at 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. All proceeds go to building funds.
The C.C. Spaulding Alumni Association will hold its 40th Annual Reunion Banquet on August 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the O.D. Moore Building at 806 Alston Street in Nashville. Mrs. Alexis D. Howard will be the keynote speaker. For info, call 478-3376.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Gardner’s Restaurant, 1331 N Wesleyan, Rocky Mount at 12:30 p.m.
Downtown Live! concert series Thursday, Sept. 4 on the lawn of the Imperial Centre featuring Liquid Pleasure. Bring your lawn chair as early as 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. Downtown Live! takes place bi-weekly, through Thursday, Sept. 18. For more info., visit www.downtownrockymount.com, or call 252-972-1151. In the event of inclement weather, Downtown Live! will take place at the Booker T. Theater.
Duke Memorial Baptist Church and the Justice Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor the 14th Annual Justice Community Antique Tractor, Car and Engine Show on September 5 and 6. Special events include: a parade of cars and tractors, music and entertainment, events for children, crafts, bake sale, home-made ice cream, and lots of good food and fellowship. Craft and agricultural vendors interested in selling at the event should contact Philip Rice, 919-853-2925.
Parkwood Baptist Church will holds it BBQ Chicken Cook on from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the church, 1731 Hunter Hill Road. Plates are $7 each presale or $8 each on the day of the sale. For delivery, call David Brantley at 446-3121 or 985-9591. Proceeds will benefit the van ministry.
A New DivorceCare session will begin at Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St., on Tuesday Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Contact Kathy Smallwood at 252-459-1878 or visit www.nashvilleumc.net for more information about this group for those going through separation or divorce.
The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th annual Tar River Festival from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Downtown Louisburg. This family event is free and open to the public. There will be live entertainment throughout the day. This year, there will also be a cornhole tournament and a tractor show. Interested vendors can call 919-496-3056 or by emailing email@example.com.
A Veteran Expo will be held from 9 a.m. until on Monday, September 15 at the O.D. Moore Building in Nashville. Veterans are asked to bring their DD214. For information, call 252-864-6212 or 252-813-7715.
The Diabetes Support Group, which meets on the third Tuesday of every month, will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. The group will meet on September 16 in conference room 2 of Nash General Hospital. The Diabetes Support Group is for those diagnosed with diabetes and their families. Meetings feature guest speakers and important educational information on managing the disease The topic will be wound and foot care. For more information, on the support group, call 962-8854
The final Downtown Live! takes place Thursday, Sept.18 on the lawn of the Imperial Centre, featuring the Embers. Bring your lawn chair as early as 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. For more info., visit www.downtownrockymount.com, or call 252-972-1151. In the event of inclement weather, Downtown Live! will take place at the Booker T. Theater.
MOPS: Rocky Mount is a brand new charter of MOPS International that will launch in September with the hope of reaching moms of preschoolers in Rocky Mount and its surrounding areas. The first meeting will be held on September 23. All meetings are from 7-9 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. Additional meetings are planned for October 14 and 28, November 11 and 25 and December 9. For info, visit http://rockymountmops.wordpress.com.