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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.

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 karogers1934@centurylink.net.
to register.

FLU SHOTS - Flu shots are available by appointment only at the Nash County Health Department. The Nashville office is located at 214 South Barnes Street and the Rocky Mount office is located on 322 South Franklin Street. Individuals with Medicare Part B, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna or Medcost can receive shots with no co-pays! Please bring your insurance card with you for verification. For more information, please call the Nash County Health Department-Nashville office at 459-9819 or the Rocky Mount office at 446-0027.

Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville will have the Museum of Natural Sciences visiting on Thursday, October 27 from 4 until 5 p.m. The program will introduce some of those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. Kids and families will get "hands-on" with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of creepy critters.

Nash-Rocky Mount School's Early College will host a Zumbathon with a Hip-Hop Flava on Thursday, October 27 from 6 until 8 p.m. on the Nash Community College Campus in Brown Auditorium. The cost is $8. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of the Tar River Region.

The Oak Level Ruritan Club will hold a BBQ Chicken Dinner on Friday, October 28 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Plates are $8 each.

Momeyer Volunteer Fire and Rescue will hold their Second Annual Fire Prevention Community Day on October 29 from 12 until 4 p.m. The free event will include a station walk-through, fire truck tour, info on fire prevention, bouncy house, food, fun and much more!

The City of Rocky Mount will host a Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, October 29 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the former Rocky Mount Animal Shelter. The clinic will take place at 1101 North Church Street in Rocky Mount. The clinic is for cats and dogs only, four months and older. Pets must be on leashes and in carriers and the cost is $5 per pet, cash only. For info, call 252-972-1390.

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.

Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is one of only eight libraries nationwide to offer Discover Space Science Exhibition. The exhibit begins November l, 2016 until February 8, 2017. Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Discover Space is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Southern Nash High School will hold an informational meeting for its FFA Alumni organization on Tuesday, November 1 at 6 p.m. at the school. Agriculture teachers rely on FFA Alumni to help them get more support from the community for their Agriculture Programs and to give them more time and freedom to do what they do best-teach kids. The Southern Nash Alumni will help support the chapter with Chapter Development Events (Competition) training, community development and fundraising. You do not have to be a current or former FFA member to join. For more information, call Jessica Puckett at 451-8520.

The monthly lunch meeting of the Spring Hope Senior Citizens will be held at noon on November 2 at the Spaulding Family Resource Center in Spring Hope rather than the community building due to early voting. Lt. Allen Proctor of the Spring Hope Police Department will be the guest speaker. For more info call 252-478-4281.

Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host First Friday Coffee beginning at 7:30 a.m. at The Nashville Exchange in downtown Nashville. For more information call 459-4050 or visit www.nashvillencchamber.org

The VFW Auxiliary Post 2057 of Rocky Mount will host its annual Craft Fair on November 5 at 10 a.m. Tables are $10 each. The sale will be located at the VFW Post at 11270 Highway 97 in Rocky Mount. Non-perishable food items will also be collected for homeless veterans in the area. For information, or to reserve a table, call 442-0051.

Nashville's Fire Department will host a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Glover Park in Nashville. The celebration will include food, games and music. There will be bouncy houses, demonstrations and super heroes and princesses are set to make an appearance.

Local pipeline and gas distribution companies are hosting a pipeline safety and awareness program on November 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a meal being served followed by a 90 minute program. The program will be held at the Booker T Washingotn Theater in Rocky Mount. The event includes incident exercises for first responders in the community. For more information and to register, visit nc.pipeline-awareness.com.

Covenant Homes, Inc., off of Country Club Road, will hold a Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 12 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will door prizes, food and baked goods as well as other raffles. Call 443-2323 for info.

The 7th annual Feed the Families Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thursday, November 24 at Salem Volunteer Fire Department, 4599 Swift Creek School Road in Whitakers. Dinner will be served from 12 until 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed for the event and donations are needed as well. For more information, to reserve a meal, donate or volunteer, call Shamonica McNeil at 567-7792.

Nashville's Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Children's Christmas Parade and Celebration on Saturday, December 3 at 4 p.m. Children are the parade for this event and anyone 12 and under are asked to decorate your bikes, wagons, scooters, stroller or yourself and be in the parade. (No motorized vehicles allowed) Prizes will be awarded to the most spirited entries.

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