Zebulon Farm Fresh Market Giving Kids Free Meals

June 17, 2016

Zebulon NC is an area with a high number of students in free/reduced school lunch programs. During summer break, the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is working with the “Kids Summer Meals” program to provide free nutritious meals to area […]

Variety of Rocky Mount NC Events Coming Up

June 16, 2016

Contributed by Bev Harrelson, rockymountnc.gov The City of Rocky Mount NC and local organizations have events coming up this summer. Most are free and open to the public, while others are for specific age groups. 10th […]

Knightdale Chamber Business Expo is July 26

June 14, 2016

“Value of Collaboration Between Large & Small Business” Experience one of the Chamber’s premier networking and business marketing events, featuring a spectrum of small and home-based businesses, non-profit and government agencies, and corporate exhibitors from the […]

Wilson County NC Summer Reading Programs

June 11, 2016

Contributed by Maegen Wilson, Assistant Director, Wilson County Public Library Wilson County Public Library has been busy preparing for this year’s Summer Reading Program. The goals of Summer Reading are: To encourage and motivate children and families to […]

Juneteenth Celebration in Bunn NC on June 18

June 11, 2016

Franklin County Arts Council Sponsors Juneteenth Celebration By Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC Franklin County Arts Council is hosting a free Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2016, 1-4pm, at BROAD community center, 583 Bunn Elementary School Road, in […]

Raleigh Animazement Draws Over 14,000 Participants

May 31, 2016

Contributed by Mitch Amiano Animazement, held May 27-29, 2016, (Memorial Day weekend) at the Raleigh Convention Center, was a family friendly gathering of anime fans and costume players. The mission of the conference is to “provide […]

Community Event – Free Ancient History Lecture

May 31, 2016

Topic:  “The Americas – Lands of the Shemitic Negroes” Contributed by Manaka Ashahnayahu A special lecture is planned on the topic, “The Americas – Lands of the Shemitic Negroes.” This topic will be presented on two separate dates by Lecturer/Ourstorian, Monica […]

Rocky Mount NC Library Events for June 2016

May 30, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library Braswell Memorial Library holds a wide variety of events! Upcoming options for adults and teens are listed below.  The library is located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount NC. For more information […]

NC Wildlife Seeking Volunteers for Aquatic Planting

May 28, 2016

Wildlife Commission Seeks Volunteers for Lake Gaston Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Project Released by Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org For a second year in a row, the NC Wildlife Resources Commission is asking for volunteers to help with […]

Application Deadline Extended for Two Federal Grants

May 27, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, Rocky Mount NC Two grants aimed to support projects needing additional funding to expand or improve their progress have had the application deadlines extended to June 3, 2016. The extension was […]

Born Learning Children’s Festival is June 4

May 26, 2016

Partnership for Children of Wayne County (PFCW) is holding its annual Born Learning Children’s Festival on June 4, 2016, 10am-2pm. Born Learning is a free family festival for children age birth through five and their families.  Festival activities, food, and […]

Nash Arts Hosting Camps, Photography Show

May 26, 2016

Nash Arts is a nonprofit based in Nashville NC. The organization “celebrates, promotes and produces artists and arts activities, provides support to other area arts organizations and encourages and generates arts education in order to […]

Down East Flick Fest is June 3-4

May 25, 2016

Released by C. Davis, Festival Director Official Selections have been announced for the Down East Flick Fest (DEFF) 2016, as this annual film festival returns June 3-4, 2016, in Greenville, North Carolina. Down East Flick Fest (DEFF) […]

Bunn Farm Blueberry Music Festival on June 25

May 23, 2016

Vollmer Farm’s “Blueberry Music Festival” returns for its second year. The celebration is especially poignant, as the farm is celebrating their blueberry crop while facing repercussions from their strawberry crop loss. They plan to make a […]

Eastern NC Farmers Need Your Support

May 17, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor Local farmers need support from their communities to survive, or thrive. Shopping at a farmers market near you helps to get money into the hands of farmers — helping them each take care […]

Have Afternoon Tea with Artist Alma Burke

May 16, 2016

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Alma Burke will be the featured artist at Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Back Galley for an afternoon tea May 21, 2016, 3-5pm. Burke’s art will be on display, and she will […]

Knightdale Farmers Market Themed for 2016

May 12, 2016

The Knightdale Farmers Market is opening May 14, 2016, with plans set out through the season for market vendors, themes, and special events. In Knightdale, the Farmers Market is a town-sponsored marketplace for farmers and […]

Rocky Mount Offering Historic Preservation Scavenger Hunt and More

May 12, 2016

Released by Bev Harrelson Ricks, rockymountnc.gov Upcoming events offer Rocky Mount NC residents a chance to participate in historic preservation activities, and enjoy a community festival celebrating Juneteenth. Historic Preservation Scavenger Hunt An Architectural Photo Scavenger Hunt, will […]

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