Wilson NC Seafood Festival Planned

May 11, 2016

Contributed by Crystal Richardson, with Kay Whatley (Editor) A Seafood Festival fundraiser is planned in Wilson NC, with a goal is to raise enough funds for a back-to-school Carnival for the children of Wilson and surrounding […]

Knightdale NC Offers Events for All Ages

May 10, 2016

Released by Megan Thornton, knightdalenc.gov Interested in sponsoring a Knightdale event? Email for more information. The Town of Knightdale is online at KnightdaleNC.gov. Soar into Summer Movie Night Series Movies are shown at the Knightdale Station Park Amphitheater, 810 North […]

Small Business Workshop at Rocky Mount NC Library

May 5, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library Holds Monthly 1st Tuesday for Small Business Released by Joetta L Pittman, MLS Braswell Memorial Library and The Rocky Mount Chapter of SCORE hold monthly workshop for area small business and nonprofits. For June, the […]

Taylorsvile NC Apple Blossom Festival This Weekend

May 4, 2016

First Annual Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival coming on May 7, 2016 Released by Gina Kay Honosky, with Kay Whatley (Editor) We would like to invite everyone to come out to the 1st Annual Taylorsville Apple Blossom Festival in […]

Fish Fry in Zebulon on May 14th

May 3, 2016

Released by Cindy Privette The United Methodist Men of Zebulon United Methodist Church are holding a fish fry to raise monies for use in many needy areas: Christmas for needy youth, church missions, local ministries, and their Community Thanksgiving Meal. […]

Jagged Edge to headline Juneteenth

May 2, 2016

Superior Court Judge Milton F. “Toby” Fitch, Jr. to Serve as Keynote Speaker Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount The R&B group, Jagged Edge, will headline the city’s Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival. Known for […]

First Mud Run comes to Rocky Mount NC

May 2, 2016

“Tackle The Tar” Event Coming May 14 to Support Local Higher Education Released by Kristen Brabble, Chair – Tackle the Tar The first ever mud run is coming to Rocky Mount on May 14, 2016, at the Rocky […]

NC Wildlife Outdoor Cooking Workshop is June 4

April 29, 2016

Wildlife Commission Offers Free Outdoor Cooking Workshop in Fayetteville Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The NC Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free Outdoor Cooking workshop on June 4, 2016, from 9am to 2pm, at […]

Rocky Mount Animal Shelter Holding Rabies Clinic

April 28, 2016

Rabies Vaccination Clinic provides safety for animals Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The city of Rocky Mount will host another Rabies Vaccination Clinic on April 30, 2016, 9am to noon, at the […]

Grants Offered for Environmental Films

April 27, 2016

Sundance Institute Announces Major New Initiatives for Films on Climate Change and the Environment  Released by sundance.org Sundance Institute announced on April 21, 2016, a new initiative for films and emerging media projects exploring stories related to […]

May Adult Programs Planned at Braswell Library

April 27, 2016

Released by Lakesha Joyner, Braswell-Library.org Programs for adults in May 2016 include meetings for book lovers, senior activities, writing help, and job assistance. Events are at Braswell, except for the “Literary Latte” group. Braswell Memorial Library is […]

Raleigh Gala a Night of Music & Support for Veterans

April 26, 2016

Veterans Entering Transition to Host First Annual Gala Released by Anne Showalter, myusvet.org Veterans Entering Transition  (VET), a Raleigh-based nonprofit dedicated to helping exiting military personnel and their families, is hosting its first annual “Veterans and Community Gala” […]

Star Wars Events in Eastern Wake Libraries

April 26, 2016

Special Star Wars themed events are scheduled for libraries across Wake County.  Details here show the dates for Knightdale, Wendell, and Zebulon NC library events. More libraries are listed on the Wake County Libraries website. […]

Ham and Yam Festival Back for 32nd Year

April 24, 2016

Smithfield’s 32nd annual Ham and Yam Festival is scheduled for May 7, 2016, in Downtown Smithfield NC. The event includes a cook-off, pig and rubber duck races, entertainment, kids’ play area, vendors, and ham and yam foods. A concert by […]

“Purple Rain” Screenings Planned Nationwide April 23-28

April 23, 2016

Carmike Cinemas Sets Purple Rain Tribute Screenings In Memory of Prince Released by Gina McKenzie, gemPR.biz via PR Newswire Carmike Cinemas, Inc. has scheduled special, limited screenings of Prince’s Oscar and Grammy award-winning Purple Rain (1984) […]

Bill McKibben to Speak in Boulder CO

April 23, 2016

350.org Founder Coming to Naropa University to Discuss the “The Hottest Fight in the Hottest Year” ***POSTPONED per Naropa U message on June 18th*** Released by Bill Rigler, naropa.edu via PR Newswire On April 22, 2016, Naropa University announced […]

May Teen Programs at Braswell Library

April 22, 2016

Released by Scott Houston, MLS Braswell Memorial Library holds a variety of programs for teens. In May, movies, minecraft, photography, and more offer teens a chance to have fun and learn alongside other local teens. Contact […]

Rocky Mount Plans Mobile Juneteenth Announcement

April 21, 2016

City to Reveal Juneteenth Headliner and Keynote Speaker Via Mobile Marketing Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman The City of Rocky Mount and the Juneteenth Planning Committee are gearing up for the annual Juneteenth Community Empowerment Celebration. Scheduled […]

Arvada Celebrates on Arbor Day

April 21, 2016

Arvada, Colorado hits the Quarter-Century Mark as “Tree City USA” Released by Maria VanderKolk, arvada.org Arbor Day is an annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and tree […]

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