The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


December 12, 2012

Dec.12 - 20, 2012


Low-Income Engergy Assistance

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) gives families a one-time vendor payment to help pay their heating bills. Applications will be taken for disabled persons receiving a service through the Division of Aging and Adult Services or for households with a member age 60 and older. For application sites in

Rocky Mt. call 985-5053, for Tarboro sites call 641-7637.

DEC 12 - JAN 6

Season of Light

Planetarium show that takes a look at traditions around the world. Held at the Children’s Museum & Science Center at 4pm, a special showing on Saturdays at noon. Admission is $4. For more information call 972-1167 or visit

DEC 12  - JAN 6

Laser Holidays

It’s seasonal music and lights at 3pm in the Children’s Museum & Science Center in Rocky Mt., Admission is $4. Call 972-1167 or visit, for more information.

DEC 12  - DEC 30

Ice Skating

The City of Rocky Mt. is providing a huge ice skating rink for some Holiday fun. Sessions start on the hour and last 45 minutes. Come out for your session before or after the Christmas Parade. At the Rocky Mt. Train Station Tuesdays -Fridays from 1-8pm. Saturdays, 1-8pm and Sundays 1-5pm. FREE. For more information call 972-1441 or visit

DEC 12

Youth Rap Session

At the Braswell Center for ages 12-18.  This forum for young adults is to help them voice their opinions, issues or whatever is on their minds. For more information call 641-4210.

Golden Kiwanis

Will have its regular meeting at the E.L. Roberson Center at 9:45am. The speaker will be Erin Grimsley, Marketing Director of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.

DEC 13

Paws in the Park

Will hold it’s first meeting at 1pm in Conference Rm. 2 of the Rocky Mt. City Hall Bldg. Paws in the Park is a program for area citizens to promote responsible dog ownership and healthy pets. For more information or to volunteer, contact the City of Rocky Mount’s Parks and Recreation Department at 972-1155, or email

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