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.
REUNION – The descendants of David and Louisa Matthews Boone will gather for their 75th annual family reunion on Sunday, September 28 at the White Oak United Methodist Church at 5027 Old White Oak Road, Nashville. All in attendance are urged to bring a picnic basket for the 1 p.m. luncheon.
COMMUNITY CENTER -The Nashville Community Building is available for rental. For info. or to rent the facility, call Rachel Ervin at 252-813-8772.
NASH GOP HEADQUARTERS, 1616 Sunset Ave, Rocky Mount, across from City Lake is now open. Hours are Tuesday and Thursdays 5pm - 8pm, Saturdays 10am - 2pm. (252) 908 - 5214
REUNION – Southern Nash High School Class of 1969 is planning its 45th Class Reunion on October 18th at Ribeyes Steakhouse in Nashville. Contact Rex Denton at 478-3632 for info.
FAIR – The Rocky Mount Fair will run from October 6 through 11, 2014 at Hwy. 64 Business East, Rocky Mount. Free petting zoo, rides, entertainment, food and more! For more information visit www.rockymountfair.com, or call 252-977-3247.
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.
The Edgecombe and Nash County Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils meet monthly on the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 18 at 9 a.m. at the East Carolina Ag and Education Center in Rocky Mount. The public is invited.
The DAR Micajah Pettaway Chapter will meet September 18, 10:30 a. m. in Braswell Memorial Library. The program will be on the “Pollination of Bees.”
Community Grief Support Meetings will be held weekly at Braswell Memorial Library on Grace Street in Rocky Mount beginning on Thursday, September 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meetings will be held in the Wiley Room. Persons who have lost loved ones and are interested in finding healing in a group setting are encouraged to attend. The topic on the 18th will be “The Grief Journey.” For information, call 252-813-8934.
The Town of Castalia will have a bbq chicken plate sale from 11 a.m. until at the town hall. Proceeds will benefit the Castalia Annual July Fourth celebration. Plates are $7 each.
The Spring Hope Farmers’ Market will feature “Get Your Pumpkin On Day” Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the downtown area. Join us for lots of pumpkin fun activities.
Coopers Fire and Rescue will hold a Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 20th from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The free event will feature fun, food and education. Come learn about Coopers Fire and Rescue. The day will include hands-on activities, music, face painting and more. A live extrication will be held at 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The event will be held rain or shine.
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.
Jeff Bianchi, classical guitarist, will perform his second annual concert at 3 p.m. in the Warner Meeting Room of Braswell Memorial Library. For information, call 252-442-1951 ext 243.
A Community Grief Support Meetings will be held at Braswell Memorial Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meetings will be held in the Wiley Room. Persons who have lost loved ones and are interested in finding healing in a group setting are encouraged to attend. The topic will be “Facing the Reality of Loss.” For more information, call 252-813-8934.
The Coopers Ruritan Club will be selling bbq chicken plates from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on Highway 58. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $7 per plate and are available at Acme Dry Cleaners and Billy’s Grocery.
Faith Family Worship P.H. Church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate sale on Friday, September 26 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Plates include green beans, potatoes, bread and cake. Plates are $7 each. The church is located at 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 252-544-1354. Proceeds go towards the building fund.
The Junior Guild of Rocky Mount will hold its 2014 Mum Sale from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Double potted chrysanthemums available in yellow, white, orange, lavender, or red for $15 per mum. Email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 12th to reserve your mums. Make checks payable to the Junior Guild of Rocky Mount and mail them to P.O. Box 7564, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Former employees of the former Rocky Mount Schlage Lock Company will hold a 30-year reunion on Saturday, September 27 from 4 until 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Family Life Center at Thorne Chapel Baptist Church, 1624 Windsor Drive, Rocky Mount. RSVP by Sept. 20 to email@example.com.
Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe counties will host its NC Big Sweep Cleanup Day. Volunteers are asked to clean our river and land areas near waterways. Volunteers are asked to meet on Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9 a.m., at the Battle Park boat ramp in Rocky Mount and Riverfront Park boat ramp in Tarboro. For more information, call 467-4960.
A hunter education course will be held October 13, 14 and 15, November 17, 18 and 19 and December 8, 9 and 10 at the Nash County Ag Center in Nashville. The course is for those desiring to purchase for the first time a NC Hunting License. The course is free and there is no age limit, however, children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Courses run from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Register at ncwildlife.org.
My Sister’s House will hold a charity dinner, “The Empty Chair,” to support the organization. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Nashville United Methodist Church with special guest speaker WRAL Crime reporter, author and mom Amanda Lamb. Tickets are $25 per person. Call (252) 462-0366 for info.
Nash County Parks and Recreation is holding a Halloween Hunt for ages 8 to 12 at Ennis Park in Red Oak. Wear a costume, bring a flashlight and a bag to hold your treats while participating in the Halloween Egg Hunt. The best boy and girl costume will win a prize. Register now through October 17. For info, call 252-462-2628.
The Women of the Moose, Lodge 938 in Rocky Mount, will be sponsoring an indoor yard sale from 6:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at 521 Country Club Road in Rocky Mount. For info or to reserve your table, call 459-8255. Bring your yard sale items, collectibles, antiques and crafts. Sausage dogs, coffee and soft drinks will be available. Tables are available for members and for the public for $5 each. Profits will go towards community service projects and events and other Women’s special projects such as our Moose charities, MooseHeart (Children’s Home), and MooseHaven (Senior Care Village).
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 October 21 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 updates on diabetes with guest speaker Dr. Nilay Desai. For information, on the support group, call 962-8854
Nashville Parks & Recreation Movie Series presents Hotel Transylvania at Glover Park at 8:15 p.m. The park is located off Washington Street, behind L&L and Bojangles. For information call 252-459-4511.
Holiday Craft and Food Fair - A juried Holiday Craft and Food Fair will be held on Nov. 8, 2014, at Lake Royale near Bunn. The craft fair will include only hand-crafted items. Vendors are still wanted for the fair. Request applications at LRHolidayFair@gmail.com or call 252-478-4121, Ext 116. Deadline for discounted rates for applications received is July 1st, 2014.
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 November 18 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 holiday eating. For information, on the support group, call 962-8854