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.
Nash Arts Center presents its 20th annual production of "A Christmas Carol" featuring local performers. Shows are: at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11. Matinee performances are December 5 and 12 at 2:30 p.m. General admission is $11; Seniors, $9; Students, $6. For more information call 459-4734.
Start your holidays with the Tar River Choruses! Join them on December 3 at First Baptist Church for "A Festive Christmas!" For the first time, the Tar River Children's Chorus and Tar River Adult Chorus will combine to bring you holiday music you know and love. The concert begins at 7:30 PM, but come early for prelude music from the Tar River Strings. Adult tickets are $20 and children and college students are free. Reserve your tickets by visiting: https://www.tarriverlive.com/event-details/a-festive-christmas.
Nashville's Christmas Celebration is Saturday, December 4. The children's bicycle parade will start at Cooley Library at 4 p.m. followed by activities at Nash Rec Center at 108 S. Boddie Street including Santa Claus visits. Tree lighting is at 6 p.m. For more information call 252-459-7101.
DECEMBER 5 & 6
Nash County Cooperative Extension with sponsorship by Nash County Master Garderner Volunteer Association will host "Wreath Making Classes." Wreath making classes are a tradition in Nash County. All greens, materials and instructions will be provided to make a beautiful wreath. You may want to bring a pair of gardening gloves and your favorite clippers. Sunday, December 5 from 2-5 p.m. and Monday, December 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 5:30-8:30 p.m. Registration and payment are due no later than Monday, December 1st. Payment can be made by check or cash at the Nash County Agriculture Center in the N.C. Cooperative Extension office located at 1006 Eastern Avenue, Room 102 in Nashville. Class and materials are $40 per person and will be held at the Nash County Farmers Market on 1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount. For questions or more details please call 252.459.9810.
Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville will host Storytime with Mrs. Claus from 6-7:30 p.m. on December 9th. No registration necessary. For more information call 459-2106.
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
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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Virtual Mommy+Me Arts will be held Wednesdays through December 15 from 10-11 a.m. for all ages (free). Enjoy listening to a curated collection of books, and hands on ideas for creating art together using materials found in your home. Participants meet via the Zoom application. Registration required; Include your email address when registering to receive login instructions. Limited to 15 participants. Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences / City of Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation at 270 Gay Street, Rocky Mount, imperialcentre.org, 252-972-1632.
Sketching Club is held every other Thursday, October 7-December 2 from 10-11 a.m. for all ages (free). Venture outside and draw the world around you from architecture, nature and anything else you may see. Bring your own supplies. Relaxed atmosphere, no instruction. No experience needed. Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences / City of Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation at 270 Gay Street, Rocky Mount, imperialcentre.org, 252-972-1632.
Clay Arts Afterschool will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 12-December 2 (no class 11/23 & 25) from 3:45--6pm for ages 7-15. Registration is $180/city-resident, $270/non-resident Learn the techniques of construction and forming through wheel throwing and handbuilding. All materials included. No prior experience needed. Registration required by October 6. Limited to 10 participants. Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences / City of Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation at 270 Gay Street, Rocky Mount, imperialcentre.org, 252-972-1632.
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Throwing classes will be held Saturdays, October 16-December 11 (No class 11/27) from 10am-1pm for ages 14 and older. Registration is $138/city-resident, $207/non-resident. Perfect for the complete beginner to learn the basics of clay. Practice wedging, centering, trimming, and glazing. All are welcome to work at their own pace and make a variety of cylinders and bowls. All materials included. No prior experience needed. Registration is required by October 11. Limited to 10 participants. Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences / City of Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation at 270 Gay Street, Rocky Mount.