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.
REUNION: Southern Nash High School Class of 1996 will be having their 20th year class reunion on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Birchwood Country Club, 901 E Birchwood Dr, Nashville, NC 27856. More details to follow as they become available. Find up-to-date info at the class reunion website at http://classreport.org/usa/nc/bailey/snhs/1996/ or on the group's Facebook page. Contact Tracey Richardson at 252-813-1560 or email@example.com for info.
REUNION: The Rocky Mount Senior High School will have their 45th Class Reunion the weekend of October 28 through 30, 2016 and is searching for classmates and whomever started at the school in 1968. The class of 1968 is the second graduating "GRYPHON CLASS." The first was RMSH Class of "1970." For more info, call Katrina Rogers (RMSH Class of 71 Reunion Committee ) at (252)446-3238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUNDRAISER: The Nash County Support Group for the Blind is selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for $7. Proceeds will help support the group's goals of helping others. Coupons will be sold through September 9. To purchase a coupon for a dozen doughnuts call Carolyn Greene at 459-9749.
Braswell Memorial Library will host a Teen Game Night on August 25 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. with a variety of games available to play with friends or family.
The West Mount Fire Department and West Mount Ruritan Club will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, August 25 from 3 until 7 p.m. For info, call 446-1265 or 903-9372.
Nash GOP Aware hosts Representative Jeff Collins as he presents a "Report From Raleigh" on Thursday, August 25th, at the Nash Republican Headquarters in Rocky Mount at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.
Nash Health Care, along with its community partners, will offer a lunch and learn event on "Providing Hope and Health through Exercise" on August 26 at 12 p.m. at the hospital. Call 962-3473 to register.
Faith Family Worship PH Church will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, August 26 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church, 4839 Redman Road, Rocky Mount. Plates are $7 and include half chicken, green beans, potatoes, bread and cake. For info, call Rev. Gerald Parker at 544-1354. Proceeds go to building funds
The Nash County Democratic Women will present a Blue Brunch and Silent Auction celebrating "Women Who Are Making a Difference with 'Hees on the Ground'" on Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will be held at Nash Community College with keynote speaker Attorney General Roy Cooper. Tickets are $35 per person or $500 for a table. Call Rosita Wiggins at 352-255-5778, Laura O'Neal at 252-904-3529 or the Democratic office at 437-2120 for info or visit www.facebook.com/nashcountydemocraticwomen.
The Spring Hope Chamber of Commerce will host its "Dancin' at the Depot" Summer Music Series with East Coast Rhythm and Blues from 5 until 8 p.m. at the depot. The band will perfom on the Depot Deck.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Remember the Titans" on September 2 at 8 p.m. at Glover Park.
The Momeyer Ruritan Club will hold a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Friday, September 2 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. The sale will be held rain or shine. Plates are $7 each and can be bought to eat in or take out.
Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its First Friday Coffee on Friday, September 2 at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information on the event and the chamber, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 459-4050.
The C.C. Spaulding Alumni will hold its 42nd Annual Reunion on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3. A fish fry will be held on Friday night from 7 until 10 p.m. at the Spaulding Gym. On Saturday, a banquet will be held from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. and the annual dance will be held from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the O.D. Moore Building, 806 Alston Street in Nashville. Donations accepted. For info, call 478-3376.
The Spring Hope Senior Citizens will hold its monthly meeting at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 7 in the Spring Hope Community Building. Local author and newspaper columnist, Mike Brantley, will be the guest speaker. For additional information contact Jan Mills at (252) 478-4281.
A Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories party will be held on Thursday, September 8 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Friday, September 9 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Nash Health Care Systems in the cafeteria. Proceeds will benefit the Nash Health Care Auxiliary.
The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host the 27th Annual Tar River Festival on Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Downtown Louisburg and River Bend Park. The festival is a family event with free admission and will be held rain or shine.
Nashville Elementary Hometown Heroes 5k, 1 mile and Kid's Fun Run will be held Saturday, September 10 starting at 7:30 a.m. at Nashville Elementary School. For information, email
The Southern Nash Senior High Class of 1976 will hold it's 40th class reunion on September 17th. For additional information please email email@example.com or visit our Facebook page at Southern Nash Senior High 1976.
North Carolina Wesleyan College and the MIMS Gallery is hosting Kidney Warriors - Strong People with Kidney Disease, a narrative exhibition of paintings by Katrinia Williams from August 19 through September 26. A reception party will be held on September 23 from 7 until 8:30 with live music and an informal gallery talk with Ms. Williams. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Jacob's Friends will host a Special Needs Children's Carnival on Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Red Oak United Methodist Church. There will be food, games, prizes, special appearances, fire trucks and special music by Grafted. For info, call Bonnie Smith at 904-0852.
The Young Ambassadors Circle ("YAC") will be hosting a Farm-to-Table Family Style Dinner on Tuesday, September 27 at the Rocky Mount Mills at 6 p.m. This is the YAC's first signature event and will be supporting the Pediatric Behavioral Health Activities Program at Nash Health Care. Tickets are $75 for YAC members through August 19 and $100 for non members.
Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its First Friday Coffee on Friday, October 7 at 7:30 a.m. The event will take place at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information on the event and the chamber, visit www.nashvillencchamber.org or call 459-4050.
Nash County's Family Fun Day and Walk Benefitting Alzheimer's NC Inc. will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Park in Rocky Mount. There will be free carousel and train rides for participants. Hot dogs, drinks and sweets will be for sale with all proceeds benefitting Alzheimer's NC. For info, call Anna Romanus at 955-8446.
The Nashville Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its 2016 Outdoor Movie Series with the movie "Goosebumps" October 31 at 6:45 p.m. at Glover Park.
Copies of "Hometown Favorites," the Red Oak community cookbook to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, are still available. This one-of-a kind book includes over 250 recipes from local contributors. You may purchase this book for only $10 at Rocky Mount Medical Park Pharmacy, Shear Joy Hair Salon, Siham Hair Boutique, and Linda's Beauty Shop. You may also contact committee members Frances Dunn, Marion Faulkner, Karen Girona, Vicki Griffin, Hazel Hill, Jeanette Hill, Audrey Pearce, Suzy Pearce, Jessica Smith, or Maureen Williams. For more information, call (252)904-0686.
The Rocky Mount Toastmasters Club #8957 will meet the second and fourth Monday of each month at The Braswell Memorial Library at 627 Grace Street in Rocky Mount from 6:30 pm until 7:30pm. New membership/or former members applications are being accepted. Call 804-305-1475 for more information.
The VFW Post 2057 on Highway 97W in Rocky Mount is open every Wed. from 9 a.m.-12 pm. The post also has group sessions for veterans dealing with PTSD. The men meet every first and third Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. Female veterans with PTSD and spouses of veterans trying to cope meet the first Tues. 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 Breast Recovery and Support (B.R.A.S.) group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Nash Breast Care Center lobby of the Nash Medical Arts Mall on the Nash Health Care System campus.
Adults 55+ Bingo at the Rocky Mount Senior Center every first, second, and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. Call the Rocky Mount Senior Center 972-1561 for info;
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 and for Greenville every Wednesday and Thursday. Those needing a ride need to give a two-day notice to get van service. Call 252-212-5568 to get van service.
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.