The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


March 29, 2012

Edgecombe Events March 29-April 7, 2012



Pre-Kindgergarten Registration

Entire community is invited to apply and register their 4 or 5 year old at the Princeville Housing Authority at Pioneer Courts from 5-7pm. Sponsored by the Down East Partnership for Children, Edgecombe County Public Schools and the Princeville Housing Authority. For more information call 252-985-4300, ext. 251.


Hobgood Academy Elementary School

This year’s spring musical, “The Best of Billboard”, a review of top music from the 1950’s to today. Friday-10am, $5 admission includes a box lunch and 7pm performance, $3 admission. In the RG Anthony Gymnasium.


ECC Historic Preservation Trades School

   Roy Underhill, host of the Woodright’s Shop on PBS, is headlining the 4th annual Historic Preservation Trades School on the Tarboro campus from 9am-5pm. Demonstrations in carpentry, painting, window repair, masonry, special lectures, and more. Fee for the day is $65. Seniors 65 and older, free. Lunch is additional. Fee for Roy Underhill presentation only, $20 (includes lunch). Call 823-5166, ext. 241.

Riverkeeper Clean Up Challenge

From 8am-12pm. Tarboro: Riverfront Prak Boat Ramp. Rocky Mt: Sunset Park Boat Ramp. For more information call 252-467-4960.

Saint Anne’s Chapel

Singer/songwriter, Greg Trooper, “Little Sister”, will perform at 7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. BYOB, a cusion for  your chair, and snacks to share. For more info. call 252-904-2022, or 252-641-0262.

North Edgecombe High School

Hosting a Talent Show from 6-8pm in the cafeteria. Admission is $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information contact Kyle Johnson t


Flag Raising Ceremony

There will  be a flag raising ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial on the Town Common for Andrew Jackson Horne, U.S. Army, WWI and Robert Close, U.S. Navy on April 2, 2012, at 11am.  The public is invited to attend the ceremony.


Relay For Life

Corporate sponsor, Luminaries and ads deadline. Turn in to Nell Skiles and Marlou Coker at Edgecombe Memorial Library between 6-7:30pm.

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