The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

October 24, 2012

Edgecombe Events October 24-31

The Daily Southerner

TARBORO — Edgecombe Events should be submitted by noon the day before publication. Items eligible include notices of local meetings and activities of non-profit organizations, clubs, schools and civic groups in the community. Information should be brief and typewritten, neatly printed or via e-mail. Questions? 823-3106 or e-mail: Leave  a daytime contact phone number.  

OCT 24-DEC 7

Medicare Open Enrollment

If your are looking to change your plan or just want to see if they plan you are in is still the best plan for you call the E.L. Roberson Center at 641-4263 to make an appointment.

OCT 24

A North Carolina Gubernatorial Debate between Democrat Walter Dalton and Republican Pat McCrory will televised before a live audience in the Dunn Center at NC Wesleyan College at 7 pm on Wednesday, October 24. The audience must be seated by 6:30 pm. Tickets are free, limited in number, and required to reserve a seat. The event is co-sponsored by NC Wesleyan, the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, WRAL TV-5, and Capitol Broadcasting, Inc. For free tickets or more information, contact NC Wesleyan College at 985-5197.

Spooky Coloring Contest

The Braswell Center is sponsoring this event for ages 5-7, 8-10, or 11-13 years of age. Start picking up your sheets on Oct. 10. Winners announced on the 25 at 6 p.m.. For more info. call 641-4210.

OCT. 25


AARP Senior Fun Festival will be held at the E. L. Roberson Center, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., loads of games and fun, art/craft exhibit, refreshments, and door prizes. For more information call Mattie Mooring at 641-6884 or Judith Moss at 823-8496.


Hosting Literacy Night

At South Edgecombe Middle School from 6-8pm. Books by Edgar Allen Poe. Light refreshments.

Halloween Festival

At the Braswell Center at 6pm.  Games, food, drinks, music  and fun for the whole family. Parents must come with your children if they are 7yers old or younger. For more info. call 641-4210.

Teen Book Club

Meets Thursdays from 5:30+6:30pm in the Wiley Conference Room at Braswell Memorial Library. Pizza and beverages served. For more information call 252-442-1951, ext. 257.

Founders Day

At NC Wesleyan College at 11am in the Minges Auditorium. Guests will include former NCWC President Les Garner, as well as decendants of some of our first fundraisers for the College.


Youth Workshop

For ages 8-12 at 6pm at Edgecombe Memorial Library. Sponsored by: NC Jr. Teen State Ambassador. Call Timiya Murphy at 252-314-1634 to register.

OCT 26

BBQ Chicken  Plate

My Sister’s House

On sale from  noon to 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Simmons Furniture Store in Tarboro. Cost $6.  

OCT 27

Heart Walk 2012

Show your baby has “Heart” and enter him or her in the Baby Contest and support Vidant Health Care Heart Walk 2012. For babies 0 to 2 years old. The winner will be crowned at Vidant’s Heart Walk on Nov. 4. Entry fee $10 per child. Deadline Oct. 27

Fall Festival

North East Carolina Prep School will have a Fall Festival at the Former Mary Francis Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. This event is open to the public and will have food,  carnival games,  hayrides, face painting, and a trunk or treat beginning at 12pm.



Intro  to Genalogy meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC.  Class meets 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.. Fee is $35. Call 823-5166,  ext.  241.


Plaster Repair

A weekend class meets Oct. 27-28 on the Tarboro campus from 8am-5pm. cost is $65. Call  823-5166,  ext. 241.

Halloween Carnival

Sandhill Beagles

From 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. at 2991 Stallings Rd, Macclesfield. Costume  prizes, pumpkin carving, hayride and pony rides, face painting, balloons, games and door prize drawings. Wood and ceramics for sale. For more information contact Ann Andrews at 252-266-8895 or email

Women’s Health & Wellness Fair

Take some time for your health. FREE seminar. Will will provide clinical breast exams and other health screenings plus information on chronic heart failure, obesity, heartburn and MUCH more. We will also have delicious, healthy food for you to try. Call today to let us know you are coming at 1-800-472-8500.


Animal Rescue

Will be at the Tarboro Wal-Mart from 9am-2pm. All animals have been spayed/neutered and up to date on vaccines. Wal-Mart will donate a starter kit for each animal adopted. Please come out and find your forever friend!

OCT 30

Gospel Explosion

A free gospel music program at 4 p.m. in McIntyre Auditorium at Edgecombe Community College.Patrons are asked to bring canned and non-perishable food items to support needy families during the holiday season.

For more information, contact MB Ministries at 495-1848.

Fall Bash

At South Edgecombe Middle School from 3:30-6:30pm. Ride all you want for $10. Pre-Buy Wrist Bands at the school or contact April Barry 813-3218 for more info. Concessions will be open.