COMMUNITY CALENDAR


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 news@nashvillegraphic.com.

JULY 29
Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville offers NC Works Resume Building July 29th 3-4 p.m. at 9:30 a.m. Call 459-2106 to register.

JULY 30
Harold D. Cooley Library in Nashville will host Journaling for Kids ages 8-12 July 30th from 4-5 p.m. Call 459-2106 to register.

JULY 31
Summer Reading is through July 31st. Turn in your completed reading log each week for a prize. Grand prizes will be awarded August 2, 2021. Braswell Library is located at 727 North Grace St., Rocky Mount. For information call 252-442-1951, ext. 256.

AUGUST 5
The Monika Jaymes Band will perform at Nash Arts Center August 5th. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 advance/$15 door; $10/$13 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.

AUGUST 7
Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Saturday, August 7 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1703 Reges Store Road, Nashville. To sign up, call 252-544-1704 or go to www.redcrossblood.org. Help to save lives and donate. All donors are required to wear a face covering or mask to your donation.

Take It By Force Ministries Inc. (a non-profit youth and young adult community-based organization) is sponsoring a "Back to School" Youth Dominion Camp Meeting at the Thelonious S. Monk Park in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on Saturday, August 7th from 11:00 am-3:00 pm. This event offers something for the entire family: motivational speaking, cultural arts groups, food, music, door prizes, community service vendors and much more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call Pastor Kelvin Lucas at (919) 618-0260. Please note that shelter will be provided in the event of rain.

AUGUST 12
River Crossing Bluegrass & Bluegrass Gospel in concert Thursday, August 12 from 7-10 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 901 E. Birchwood Drive, Nashville. Open to the public. $10 cover charge. For more information call 903-3535.

AUGUST 14
Somewhere Between Acoustic will perform at Nash Arts Center August 14th. Doors open at 7 p.m., showtime is 7:30 p.m. General admission is $11 ($6 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.

AUGUST 26
Bill Lyerly & The Martin Davis Band Bad Jeu Jeu International Release Party will be held August 26 at Nash Arts Center. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Showtime is at 8pm. General admission is $20 ($15 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.

SEPTEMBER 11
Russ Varnell & His too Country Band will perform at Nash Arts Center September 11. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 advance/$15 door; Nash Arts member discounts applied according to membership level. 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.

NOVEMBER 6
Terry McBride will perform at Nash Arts on November 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in 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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Bookmobile and a fun-filled story time with lots of great books, games, songs, laughter will be at W.B. Ennis Memorial Park, 4605 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount on Mondays at 10 am August 2, 16, 30

THROUGH SEPTEMBER - Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Boxes are available free to Nash County residents 60 years and older on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Boxes will be available for pickup at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays through September at the Southern Nash Senior Center, 8180 Stoney Hill Church Road in Bailey. Boxes will contain an assortment of groceries including protein, grain, fruit and vegetables.
For more information contact Wendy Perry at 252-459-1367 or email: Wendy.Perry@nashcountync.gov

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.

Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the United States with heroin and other opiates being the largest contributor. If your loved one is struggling with drug abuse of any kind, now is the time to get them the help they need. Learn more about the signs of heroin addiction. If you believe one of your loved ones is abusing drugs, learn how you can make a difference by visiting http://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/drug-rehab/

ADDICTION SCREENINGS - Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754

Littleton-Lake Gaston Festival is currently accepting applications for craft and information vendors for the event on Saturday, September 4th. Contact: Heidi Hogan at (252) 586-6828 or heidighogan@embarqmail.com