National Library Card
Sign up Month
LAST DAY for The Library to 1)Replace worn and lost cards for free and 2) give a “sweet” gift to patrons getting a NEW library card for the 1st time.
At the Veteran’s Memorial on the Town Common for Theodore P. “Ted” Williamson, U.S. Navy, at 11am. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.
Relay For Life
At Edgecombe Community College Atrium, Tarboro Campus, at 6:30pm. Returning teams and new teams are invited. Register your team at relayforlife.org/edgecombenc.For more information contact susan New at 252-813-2170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
An 8-week Lean Six Sigma Black Belt class begins on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Class meets Tuesdays 8:30am-4:30pm. Contact 823-5166, ext. 197, or email@example.com.
FREE for employers and job seekers. From 11am-2pm, for a veteran job seeker, active duty military members, Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses, at the Home Depot Bldg. , 950 Home Depot Plaza, Rocky Mt.
Affiliates Networking Meeting will be held from 5:30-7pm at the Blount Bridgers House. For more information contact us at 823-4159 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Will be sponsoring Gift Bingo on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-9pm, at the E.L. Roberson Center.
Meets at the E.L. Roberson Center at 9:45am. The program is a business meeting for all members and guests. New officers will be installed.
A luncheon meeting will be held at the Fountains of the Albemarle at 12-noon. Dorita Boyd, owner of Raindrop Ridge Farm near Bath, will speak on “Herbs and How to Preserve Them.”
“The War Zone”
WWII off the North Carolina Coast
Proceeds to Edgecombe County Veterans Museum to restore the Colonial Theater. Author and documentary filmmaker, Kevin Duffus will offer a 55 minute presentation at 6pm at the Clark Hall of the Calvary Episcopal Church in Tarboro. For more information email email@example.com.
Litter clean-up supplies will be handed out during the 8:30am registration andparticipants will be given water and snacks. Plans include clean-up of Indian Lake Park, 3202 Western Blvd. ending around 11am. Volunteers are encouraged to pre-register by calling the Tarboro Parks & Recreation, Jean Grimes at 252-641-4263.
Edgecombe County’s Blues Legend and Music Maker Foundation star George Higgs with special guest Eric Ghiloni. 8pm at Saint Anne’s Chapel and Event Center. Tickets are $15. www.stanneschapel.com, 252-904-2022.
A 1-day class meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC from 8am-5pm. cost is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
A 1-day class will meet on the Tarboro campus of ECC from 8:30am-5pm. cost is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
Will meet at 3pm at the home of Lorine Ransome.
Hobgood’s Health &
At the Thomas Shield Community Center from 9am-4pm. Gigantic yard sale, vendor spaces available, grilled food, health screenings. For more information call 252-907-3785.
No charge to attend but donations are accepted. Starting at 5pm, with Betsy Lehman. www.stanneschapel.com or 252-904-2022.
Wellness Workship for
Breast Cancer Survivors
Free of charge. “Get REAL and HEEL”. At Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, 6pm in the classroom. This program develop an individual plan that helps mangae cancer treatment and increase chances of survivorship. To register call 1-800-472-8500.
Jubilee Down Home
Deadline to register-E.L. Roberson Center will be going to the Rudy Theatre in Selma, NC. We will have time for some shopping and lunch before the show. Cost is $25.00. For 55 and older. Call 252-641-4263.
Will meet to discuss the book “Sittin’ In the Front Pew” by Party EbonySatin Brown. At 6:30pm in the Pender Room of the Edgecombe County Memorial Library. 252-823-1141.
Will meet at 10:30am in the Braswell Memorial Library.
Discussion series. The book “Blood Done Sign My Name” by Timothy Tyson will be discussed by Dr. Jonathan Sarris, Associate Professor of History at NCWC, Rocky Mount, NC. 252-823-1141.
Will meet at the Fire Station #2, 2208 Howard Ave. The meeting will begin at 9:45am. Speaker to be announced.
Geoff Gisler of the SELC (Southern Environmetnal Law Center) will discuss current actonis dealing with the Tian Concrete Plant in Wilmington, the Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks, and wetland and water issues on eastern NC rivers. No charge to attend, but bring a homemade dish. 6:30 pm. www.stanneschapel.com or 252-904-2022.
Cancer Support Group will meet at 7pm in the library at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. Call 823-8277, 823-5546, or 823-2525 for more information.
Wine, Design &
From 5:30-7:30 at Blount Bridgers House. Fee of $25 for members and $35 for non-members. All supplies are included. Please phone or email to register by Oct. 9th. Call 823-4159 or email Joyce Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A weekend class meets Oct. 12-13 on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Class meets Fri. 6-9pm and Sat. 8am-5pm. Cost is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
At Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. Registration begins at 9am. Walk & Events from 10am-2pm. For more information call Vickie Hale at 252-814-1051 or email email@example.com.
At Saint Anne’s Chapel. No charge to attend but bring a homemade dish. No need to have your own drum. www.stanneschapel.com or 252-904-2022.
Static Display &
Will be held at Lowe’s Home Center in Tarboro from 1-5pm. The Edgecombe County Fire/Rescue Association as a part of National fire Prevention Week will have a Puppet Show, Rescue Trucks, Live LP gas fire fighting demonstration. East Care Air Helicopter, Hot Dogs & Drinks will be served. “Please be concerned, learn not to burn.”
Tap & Hip Hop
From 9am-noon at Musick’s Dance Arts Center in Pinteops. Register now before classes fill up. Call Tonja at 252-315-8210.
At Saint Anne’s Chapel. Everyone is welcome. This weeks leader is Jo Anne Czar doing a Thi Chi Meditation. Bring a cushion or yoga mat. No charge to attend but donations are accepted. www.stanneschapel.com or 252-904-2022.
ECC - CPR
CPR for the general public meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Class meets 8am-5pm. Fee is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 175.
Will meet at the Albemarle at noon. there will be a luncheon and a fashion show with local vendors and local models. All proceeds go the the local Sallie Southall Cotton Scholarship. Raffle adn door prizes also. Preview of raffle items begins at 11:30am. RSVP needs to be made by Friday Oct. 12th. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 883-3515.
Will meet in the Pender Room at the Library at 10:30am. The book “Breathing Lessons” by Anne Tyler will be discussed.
Happy Senior Citizens Club
Will be sponsoring gift bingo on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-9pm at the E.L. Roberson Center.
New York Theatre
Will present “An Evening of Mixed Repertory” at 7:30pm at the Keihin Auditorium. This event is sponsored by the Furman-Mathewson Trust of the Edgecombe County Memorial Library. Admission if FREE but tickets are required an may be picked up at the library or ECC box office after Oct. 1st.
Back Pain Seminar
FREE Seminar on preventing and relieving back pain with Physical Therapist Jim Swierz. Light refreshments will be served. Call 1-800-472-8500 to register.
Daughters of the
Micajah Pettaway Chapter will meet at 10:30am in the Braswell Memorial Library.
Edgecombe County Artist League Meeting
We are asking that any aspiring visual artist attend. The club will meet in the Hobson Pittman memorial Gallery at Blount Bridgers House. You must at least be in high school to be a member. For more information call 823-4159 or email Joyce Turner at email@example.com.
BBQ Chicken Plate
My Sister’s House
On sale from 12-noon to 6pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Simmons Furniture Store in Tarboro. Cost $6.
Intro to Genalogy meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC. Class meets 8am-5pm. Fee is $35. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
From 10am-6pm 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Matter of Balance
The E.L. Roberson Center will be hosting a Class once a week for 8 weeks beginning Sept. 19-Nov. 21 from 1:30-3:30pm. This is an award Winning program that emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. FREE for anyone 60 or older. For more information or to register call 252-641-4263.
To Benefit the Bount-Bridgers Gardens. Colors Available: blue, yelow, white, purple, primary mix, pastel mix. Pick Up Nov. 10th, between 10am-6pm at the home of Candis Owens, 104 W. Park Ave. Healthy plants are $14 per flat of 36 plants. Call 823-5770 or email cbowens100 @yahoo.com.
At the Braswell Center for ages 7-11 on every Mon. at 4pm. Small prizes. Call 641-4210 for more information.
Youth Council Meeting
The Braswell Center is reforming the Youth Council for ages 12-18. We will be meeting every 1st and 3rd Wed. of the month at 4:30pm. For more information call 641-4210.
Youth Rap Session
Every Wed. at 5pm for ages 12-18. This forum is for the young adults to voice their opinions, issues or whatever is on their minds. For more information call 641-4210.
Every Sunday from 5-7pm. For more information call 641-4210.
We are looking for our T.H.S. Class of 1992 Classmates. Reunion is October 12-14, 2012. Register@ www.ths-1992.com or call 919-855-8346.
Join us on Oct. 5th at the THS Homecoming game at 7:30pm followed by dinner/drinks at Ribeyes Restaurant. Then party at O’Henry’s Restaurant on Oct. 6th. To register go to tarborohighclassof2002.wordpress.com or call 252-883-0403.
SPCA Alliance of NC has free dog food for families in need. Please send your name and phone number to SPCAANC, P.O. Box 1461, Tarboro, NC, 27886. First come, first served, deadline is August 31st.
YOU may qualify: If you LIVE IN THE CITY LIMITS OF TARBORO; if you are low-income and qualify for public assistance. Apply at Tarboro Public Work Office, 506 Dowd St. or call 252-641-4234.
THS Class of ‘67
The Tarboro High School Cass of 1967 is planning a 45 year class reuion in November. If you were a member of this class and would be interested in attending, please contact Libba Bland at 252-904-0962 or email@example.com or on Facebook. Thank you.
Myrtle Beach Trip
The Pilot club of Tarboro is sponsoring a bus trip to Myrtle Beach for shopping and shows November 30-December 2. Cost includes bus, 2 nights lodging, 2 dinners and 2 shows. First payment due September 30. Contact Jane Harper 823-8277 for more information.
Line Dance Class
At the Braswell Center every Thursday from 6:30-8pm. Must be 18 years old. Class if FREE!!
For those 55 and older at the E.L. Roberson Center every Wednesday from 2-3pm. Cost for town residents is $16, non residents $32 monthly. For more information call 252-641-4263.
Volunteers are needed at the Community Home Care and Hospice at 401 W. Wilson St. in Tarboro. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Susan Woolard at 623-8715 for more information.
The Twin Counties Literacy Council is seeking adults who need help with reading. Work one-one with personal tutor one and a half hours a week. Free of charge. Confidential, safe environment. For more information call 877-398-5576.
Literary volunteers sought to work with adult non-reader one and a half hours a week. For more information call 877-398-5578.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at The St. James Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Tarboro. Class is free and open to the public. Instructor is James Farmer. For more information call 824-5256.
The Tarboro Community Outreach is in need of exercise equipment. New or gently used. Call 823-8801.
The Family Caregivers Support Group meets once a month at 2 p.m. on second Tuesday in room 260 of the County Administration Building, 201 Saint Andrew St.
A new support group has formed in Edgecombe County called SWISH (Spreading our Wings In Successful Home Schooling). Contact Renee Howell at 823-4877 or Teresa Denton at 827-5799.
THS Class of 1992
20 Year Reunion. Submit contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-981-6583.
This study is geared toward helping African-American women and communities in eastern NC to improve diabetes outcomes. Recruiting African-American women between the ages of 19-75, from Bertie, Edgecombe and Pitt counties. Qualified participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort. For more information and to see if you qualify call toll free, 1-855-748-4424, or 252-737-4632 or email, EMPOWER@ecu.edu.
A consortium of community organizations and individuals committed to preventing HIV/AIDS in Edgecombe and Nash counties. We are looking for African American youth between the ages of 10 and 14 and their adult caregivers to participate in a research study to help them talk more about risky sex behaviors and how to say no. For more information contact 252-823-1733 or 252-977-0765.
(Senior Health Information Insurance Program)
SHIP provides health insurance counseling to seniors and assistance during the Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage) enrollment period. For more information contact the E.L. Roberson Center at 641-4263.
Searching for Decendants
The 106th Anniversary Committee of Eastern Star Baptist Church is in search of all descendants of the church founders. If you are a decendant of Dora Barlow, Lizzie Hart, Annie Joyner, Eliza Lewis, Charlotte McNair, Caroline ittman, Hattie Reeves, Victoria Sledge, Mary Whitley, Henry Hart, Redman Joyner, David Key, William Reeves or Alfred Wood, please contact the church at 252-823-5117.