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.
OCT 15-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.
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.
AARP Chapter No. 3812 will meet at the E. L. Roberson Center at 1:30 PM. New members are welcome. For additional information call 641-6884.
Will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30pm at the Pinetops Lion’s Club Bldg. Guest Speaker: Mr. Andrae Howard, Veterans Employment Representative. For additional information, contact Commander Ellis Cullifer, 883-4856.
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. Or call Sandra Joyner at 823-2153.
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.
At South Edgecombe Middle School at 4pm. Catered by Abrams BBQ. $7 a plate.
At Veterans Museum at 7pm. Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery; a 50 minute History Channel Documentary. For more information call 883-5434.
At the Braswell Center for ages 12-18 at 5:30pm. For more info. call 641-4210.
At East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center, from 12-1:30pm. Enjoy a healthy lunch while hearing from our keynote speaker, Tina Pruitt. Also go home with a Pink Power kit full of great information and goodies! Call today to reserve your seat at 1-800-472-8500.
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.
Come out to welcome the newest members of our medical staff and take the opportunity to learn what new servces are available to you and your family! This event is FREE and open to the public. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
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. 10th Winners announced on the 25th at 6pm. For more info. call 641-4210.
AARP Senior Fun Festival will be held at the E. L. Roberson Center, from 2:00 PM to 5:00, loads of games and fun. To register call 641-4263 by Tuesday October 23, 2012.
Hosting Literacy Night
At South Edgecombe Middle School from 6-8pm. Books by Edgar Allen Poe. Light refreshments.
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.
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.
North East Carolina Prep School will have a Fall Festival at the Former Mary Francis Center from 10am-5pm. 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 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
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.
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.
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 limit 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.