The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


January 30, 2014

Edgecombe Events


Line dancing class

The Braswell Center will offer a line dancing class every Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. The class is free. For details, call 641-4210.

Video Zumba class

The Braswell Center offers video Zumba classes from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes are free. For details, call 64104210.

Family Game Day

The Braswell Center will host Family Game Day every Thursday at 5 p.m. Children and parents can take part in games in game room or gym, including ping pong, basketball, Wii, board games and more.

Gift bingo

The Happy Roberson Club sponsors gift bingo on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7-9 p.m. at E.L. Roberson Center.

Funding applications

Intervention and prevention funds are available for at-risk youth in Edgecombe and Nash coutnies. Applications are being accepted through Feb. 28. Local public agencies, 501(c)3 non-profits and local housing authorities interested in applying should call 641-7827, 451-8347 or 827-5058.


Health care forum

Edgecombe County Human Relations Commission is sponsoring an Affordable Care Act forum on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6-8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administrative Building.

January 31

Literacy training

Literacy volunteers are being sought to tutor adult non-readers 90 minutes per week. Registration for the 12-hour tutor training workshop is Friday, Jan. 31. Workshops will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 15 at Edgecombe County Memorial Library. For details, call 252-442-1511 or 877-398-5576.


Ebonette Club meeting

The Ebonette Club of Tarboro will meet Saturday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m., in the home of Barbara Vick.

Post 19 sets meeting

Eason Tiney American Legion Post 19 will meet Saturday, Feb. 1 in the classroom at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. Breakfast in the cafeteria at 8 a.m., with the meeting to follow in classroom at 8:45 a.m. All veterans are encouraged to attend.


A one-day Intro to Genealogy class will meet Saturday, Feb. 1 from 8 a.m-5 p.m. on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe County Community College. Fee is $70. For details, call 823-5166, ext. 241.

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