Tarboro NC Holding Senior Fan Giveaway, Family Events

Tarboro NC is in Edgecombe County. Source: www.edgecombecountync.gov.
Tarboro NC is in Edgecombe County. Source: www.edgecombecountync.gov.

Heat Relief/Fan Give Away

On July 1, 2016, the Town of Tarboro announced that it has acquired fans to be given away to help Senior Tarboro NC residents deal with the summer heat.

To receive a fan, a resident must be 60 years or older, a Tarboro utility customer, and have an existing home situation that presents a threat to the person’s health and well being. Documents required include:  a driver’s license to show proof of age, a current Town of Tarboro utility bill, and the completed application form.

Residents interested in a fan should see Morgan Edmundson at the E.L. Roberson Center, 305 W Baker Street, in Tarboro.  For more information, call 252.641.4263.

Free Movie on the Common

Bring a blanket, chair, and family to watch the movie, Inside Out, on the Tarboro Town Common

Movie night is July 28, 2016, 7:30-9pm. This free town event is sponsored by the New Generation Leaders Group.

Back 2 School Bash

M.A. Ray Recreation Center is holding a free Back 2 School Bash with free games, food, and family fun.  During the event, free school supplies will be given away.  The bash is August 13, 2016, 12-5pm.

The M. A. Ray Center and Clark Park are located at 1405 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, in Tarboro NC.

For details, contact M.A. Ray Center at 252.641.4215.

E.L. Roberson Center Repeating Programs

Monthly events at the E.L. Roberson Center include blood pressure check-ups (second Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am), hearing screenings (third Thursdays, call 800.999.6828 for appt), devotions (Mondays following second Sunday, 10:30am), and fun activities like bingo.

For more information on activities at the center, call 252.641.4263.

E.L. Roberson Center Balance Workshop

The Center is also hosting a “Matter of Balance” program, an “award-winning, evidenced-based program designed to help seniors manage falls and increase their activity levels.”

The workshop is free to those over 60, and $10 for residents under 60.

To register, call 252.641.4263.

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