Calendar events must be submitted by 10 a.m. 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.
MAY16 & 23
H.D. Cooley Library will be hosting its monthly storytime sessions for ages 2-5 from 10-10:30 a.m. The theme for May is 'A Time to Listen, Learn & Play.' The topic for May 16 is 'Family' and the topic for May 23 is 'Music.' To register, call 252-459-2106.
MAY 17-19 / MAY 24-26
Castalia's Town Hall will be closed May 17-19 and May 24-26.
H.D. Cooley Library will be holding tutoring session for children in grades K-6 from 4-5:30 p.m. The tutoring sessions are from 4-4:30 p.m., 4:30-5 p.m., and 5-5:30 p.m. Contact 252-459-2106 to register.
Andy Griggs will perform at Nash Arts Center May 19, 2022. Doors open at 7 p.m. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. tickets are $30 advance/$35 door ($25/$30 Nash Arts members) Visit https://nash-county-arts-council.ticketleap.com to find tickets. For additional information call 459-4734. Nash Arts Center is located at 100 E. Washington Street, Nashville.
Music in the Park featuring Monkeyfoot, 7 p.m. May 20, at Stoney Creek Environmental Park, 455 W. Washington Street, Nashville (behind Taco Bell). Free admission. The event is hosted by Town of Nashville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. For more information call 459-9796.
H.D. Cooley Library will be hosting Book Cover Bingo for ages 18 and up from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. To register, call 252-459-2106.
H.D. Cooley Library will be hosting its monthly Lego Club fror ages 7-12 from 4-5 p.m.
The Joint Veterans Committee of Nash & Edgecombe Counties will be hosting a Memorial Day ceremony at Jack Laughery Park in Rocky Mount on May 30th, 2022, to remember our fallen heroes. The opening ceremony will begin promptly at 11:00 AM with the entrance of the Nash Central High School NJROTC. The American Flag will be at the half-staff position honoring our fallen heroes. Brigadier General Arnold Gordon-Bray (U.S. Army Ret.) will be the key-note speaker. Sgt. Major Leo Nieves (USMC Ret.) will then perform a POW/MIA Fallen Comrades Ceremony followed by a Ceremonial rifle salute by the NJROTC and the playing of "Taps". . The American flag will be raised to full staff at 12:00 noon. Everyone is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs.
Town of Castalia's 4th of July committee will hold a BBQ chicken plate sale on Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. until sold out at 9507 Main Street Castalia. $10 per plate. Proceeds benefit the Town's annual Independence Day celebration.
The pesticide recycling container originally located at Nutrien Ag Solutions in Nashville has been relocated to the Nash County Solid Waste Site at 3057 Duke Rd., Nashville. The container is temporarily closed until further notice. Nash County will update as the container is accepting triple rinsed pesticide containers again. Other pesticide recycling containers can be found at https://www.ncagr.gov/spcap/pesticides/recycle.htm
Castalia Farmer's Market will be open every Saturday starting April 23rd through November 19th, 2022 from 9a.m. to 1 pm. at Castalia Community Park, 9656 Main Street/Hwy 58, Castalia, NC 27816.
Nashville's Farmer's Market will be open every Friday from 3-7 p.m. through October 14 at 723 S. Barnes Street, Nashville. For more information call 252-532-9591.
The Castalia 4th of July Committee is hosting an onging raffle fundraiser. First prize is a 50 inch Smart TV, second prize is a $75 Visa gift card, and third prize is a $50 gas card. Raffle tickets are $5 each. The drawing is on June 21st (You do not have to be present to win). To purchase raffle tickets, visit Castalia Town Hall on 9507 Main Street or call 252-459-3668. All proceeds benefit Castalia's annual Independence Day celebration.
Story time with Ms. Sunshine will be held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N. Grace Street, Rocky Mount.
TOPS diet class will now meet at Oak Level Baptist church on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. For more information call Bobby Catlett 252-904-0931
The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum is seeking donations of train artifacts, tools, pictures, train china, signs, symbols, logos, model trains, etc. Keepsakes donated to the museum can be shared with the public instead of fading away into obscurity in your attic or garage. To donate train related items, contact Joyce Edwards Dantzler at 252-314-7811 or email President@RMRailroad.org
The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum welcomes new and returning memberships and donations for 2022. The museum is located in the Helen P. Gay Historic Train Station. Public tours are expected to begin in June 2022. Contact Joyce Edwards Dantzler at 252-314-7811 or email President@RMRailroad.org for a membership form and more information about the museum. To pay for a $25 membership, you can use PayPal or mail it to The Rocky Mount Railroad Museum, P.O. Box 94, Rocky Mount, NC 27802
DRIVERS NEEDED - for the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) transportation network. Call 252-813-5306 or 252-314-1775. For veterans who are in need of transportation, call 252-212-5568.
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