The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

June 15, 2012

Edgecombe Events for June 15-June 25



Foot Doctor

Will be at the E.L. Roberson Center at 2pm. Call 641-4263 to make an appointment.


Movie on the Town Common

“Babe the Gallant Pig”. Starts at dusk (around 9pm). Concession stand will be available.

Auto Safety

Automotive Maintenance Technician:  Safety Inspection meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC from 8am-5pm in Havens 420. Cost is $65. Contact 823-5166,  ext. 220 or

Pot Luck

Drum Party

Family fun night celebration at 6:30-pot luck, at 7:30-Drumming around. No experience required. For more information call 252-904-2022 or 252-641-0262.

Friends & Family Day

Join the Tarboro Police Dept. and the Tarboro Parks & Recreation Dept. from 9am-4pm at Clark Park, to a day of fun, good food and music. “Bicycle Rodeo”.  For more information call Sgt. L.F. Archer at 641-4269, Warren Mitchell at 641-4215, or Toney Cofield at 813-3777.


Auto Class

Automotive Maintenance Technician:  On Board diagnostics II meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC from 8am-5pm. in Havens 420. Cost $65. Contact 823-5166, ext. 220, or


12thg Faith--Based Educational Forum

Come and celebrate and network with Down East Partnership from 6-8pm. Located at 215 Lexington St. in Rocky Mt. FREE with dinner and childcare (upon request) provided. To attend, please Pre-Register by June 11th by contacting James Bellamy at 252-985-4300 or


Seasons of Bee Keeping with Bob Filburn

At Saint Anne’s Chapel and Funded by the Coastal Plains Beekeepers and Edgecombe County Farm Bureau. You will learn how to draw out honey from a hive. FREE. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 252-904-2022, or 252-641-0262.


Chapter #3812 will  meet at the E.L. Roberson Center at 1:30pm. Bring a covered dish and something for TCO.  This is our last meeting until September. For additional information call 641-6884.

Area Board Meeting

The Beacon Center Local Management Entity Area Board for Edgecombe, Greene, Nash, and Wilson counties will meet at 6:30pm at the Beacon Center, Meeting Hall, 500 Nash Medical Arts Mall, Rocky Mt., Call 252-937-8141 for more information.


FREE Summer Youth Program. “Biblical Academics Recreation Enrichment” at Eastern Star Baptist Church from 1-5pm on Tues. & Fri. For more information contact Tony Suggs at 252-469-5943.


Golden Kiwanis

Meets at the E.L. Roberson Center at 9:45am. The speaker is Mr. Lorenzo Carmon, Edgecombe County Manager.

NC Architectural Styles

Joan sugg will make a presentation of NC Architectural Styles, with particular emphasis upon examples in Tarboro at 2pm in the Pender Rm. at the Edgecombe Memorial Library. For more info. contact Joan Sugg at 252-823-7380.


Video Night

FREE. At the Edgecombe County Veterans Museum at 7pm. “First Command”. The Military Channel Documentary Series looks at some of our greatest military personalities. How they gained rank and respect the old fashioned way - they earned it. We get to see how their near death situations formed their thinking and instilled a deep sense of responsibility for the rest of their career. See a different perspective compred to traditional biographies. For more information call Ben Brinson at 883-5434.

Tie-Dye Pillowcase Extravaganza!

From 2-3:30pm in the Warner Meeting Room at the Braswell Memorial Library. Sign-up is required. Call 252-442-1951, ext. 257.

Local Emergency Planning Committee

At the East Carolina Agriculture & Education Center, 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mt.,  from 11am-1:30pm.  NIMS refresher training will be offered. Lunch Provided by Edgecombe Co. Emergency Services. RSVP to Angela Johnson at 252-641-7816, or fax 252-641-7887, by June 18th.

Literary Homecoming

Braswell Memorial Library is celebating by showing an adaptation of Eleanora Tate’s children’s novel, “Just an Overnight Guest”. Discussion to be led by Ruth Holton-Johnson. At 6pm in the Warner Room.


“The Sound of Music”

Will be presented at 8pm in the Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Tickets are $10, Senoirs $5. For more information call 252-823-5166, ext. 218.


Concealed Weapons Class

Begins at 8am, 9 hour class at Tarboro Church of God. Instructor Lieutenant Neil Boone. $85. Registration is limited call Rose Hudson at 252-823-0292.

Seniors Social Club

Annual Picnic at Panola Height Club, 2205 Martin Luther King Dr., Tarboro. FREE. Food, fun, good music, games, and rides. From 1-7pm.  

“The Sound of Music”

Presented by the Tar River Players at 8pm in the Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors. Call 252-823-5166, ext. 218.


“The Sound of Music”

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic presented by the Tar River Players at 2pm in the Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors. Call 252-823-5166, ext. 218.


Edgecombe Community Chorus

Rehearsal at St. James UMC, preparing for our October 21st concert. Singers who read music or follow music well are invited to join.

ECC Medication Aide

A 3-week class begins on the Tarboro campus meeting Mon/Wed 5:30-9:30pm. Class ends July 16. Cost is $65. Call 446-0436, ext.  322.

Edgecombe Community Chorus

Will hold rehearsal at St. James UMC from 7-8:30pm in the Sanctuary. We are preparing for our Oct. 21st concert. Singers who read music or follow music well are invited to join us! Bring a friend! Collection fee of $10 is due by August.