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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number.
Coach Bobby Dunn's (BT Dunn) 85th Birthday Celebration will be held in the Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College from 2 p.m. until on January 21, 2023. The event is open to all former students, friends, colleagues and family members. Tickets are $35 each. Sponsorships are as follows: Bronze ($100) Silver ($250) Gold ($500). Any amount over $500 will be considered as a platinum sponsor. Cash App: $BTDunn85. Donations should be addressed to Janice Cooper, 327 S. Grace St., Rocky Mount NC 27804. Checks should be made payable to Celebration for Janice Cooper and BT Dunn. For tickets and additional infomation email email@example.com; call 252-903-1900, 252-977-1429; 917-519-7924.
Harold D. Cooley Library will host Puzzle Wreath workshop for ages 16 and older from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. on January 24. Call to register. The library is located at 114 W. Church St., Nashville. For more information call 252-459-2106.
Nash County Parks and Recreation, Nash County Sheriff's Office, Nash County Cooperative Extension, Nashville Police Department and Nashville, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources will host "Lights of WInter Wonderland" January 26-28 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in the Nash County Agriculture Center parking lot. The cost is $5 per car.
Nash County will be offering initial training for Extension Master Gardener Volunteers beginning on January 26, 2023. Classes will meet weekly on Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Nash County Agriculture Center from January 26 through April 13th. The cost of the course is $150, which covers training materials. For more information, call Matt Stevens at 459-9810.
Harold D. Cooley Library will host LEGO Club on January 31 for ages 7 and older from 4-5 p.m. No registration required. Lego Club meets last Tuesday of each month. The library is located at 114 W. Church St., Nashville. For more information call 252-459-2106.
Ripple Effects will host its "Love Beyond Walls" Gala on Saturday, February 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Nash Community College in Brown Auditorium. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 252-200-4885 or by visiting www.rippleeffectsgroup.com. Formal attire suggested.
The Town of Nashville's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department will host a free Sensory Friendly Valentine's Day Crafternoon on February 13 from 3 until 4 p.m. Come out for an afternoon of Valentine's crafts and sensory play for the whole family. Preregistration is required. To register, call 252-459-9796 or email Ashley Hamlet at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town of Nashville's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department will host "Free Movie Friday" on February 24 at 6 p.m. in the Nash County Courthouse Parking Lot. Sponsored by Providence Bank, the movie, "The Bad Guys" will be shown. Free popcorn and apple cider will be provided.
Town of Nashville Recreation adult pickleball is held Thursday nights, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Nashville Elementary School gym. A free pickleball program for players of all levels. Players ages 16 yrs+ are welcome.
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.
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
NEAC is a non-profit organization which provides income tax services for low income and the elderly in the community free of charge. The organization is seeking volunteers, no experience necessary. For more information call 252-314-6902.