Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored (published Feb 5 2016)

Live Music (Fridays @ 7:30-10:30pm)

Live music Fridays. At Showside Grill & Bakery, 102 N Pine Street, Spring Hope.

Live Music Saturdays (Feb 20 @ 7pm)

Live music some Saturday nights. At Westridge Grill, 3629 Sunset Ave, Rocky Mount.

Brainstormer Trivia (Thursdays @ 7:30-10pm)

Not too hard, not too easy — just right! Team registration starts at 7:30pm & the game kicks off at 8pm. Ad hoc teams may be formed for the evening to compete against local powerhouses. At The Underground Pub, 101 E Church Street, Tarboro.

02/12 Parent Night Out (Feb 12 @ 6:15-9:30pm)

For kids K-8th grade. Cost $12/child, includes movie admission & transportation. Contact Chris Roland at 919.217.2234. At Howell Movie Theater, 141 S 3rd St, Smithfield.

Senior Group Movie (Feb 22 @ 10:15am)

Movie Black and White, refreshments served. For senior adults age 60 & older who live in southern parts of Nash County. Contact Holly Edwards at 252.459.7681. At Mount Pleasant Community Building, 7637 Harris Rd, Bailey.

Kiwanis Pancake Supper & Breakfast  (Feb 26 @ 5-8pm & Feb 27 @ 7:30-10am)

The Kiwanis Club of Tarboro 25th annual fundraiser. Tickets $8 at the door, $7 in advance through Kiwanis members. Tickets also at the Library (see Brian) or Bryan Drug. All-you-can-eat pancakes & sausage, plus juice, milk, soda, coffee. Proceeds go to Kiwanis’ academic scholarships & “Meals on Wheels”. At Tarboro High School, 1400 W Howard Ave, Tarboro.

Wilson Spring Expo (March 5 @ 10am-5pm)

The Wilson Chamber of Commerce annual Expo. Over 100 businesses will showcase their products & services. At the Wilson Recreation Center, 500 Sunset Road, Wilson.

Dig In! (March 12 @ 8:15am-2pm)

Advocates for Health in Action 7th Annual Dig In! Come explore urban agriculture, community gardens & edible gardens in school/child care settings, & family garden fun. www.advocatesforhealthinaction.org. At Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett St, Raleigh.

Paws in the Park Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs (March 19 @ 9:30am)

First 120 dogs get a Frisbee & goody bag. Those who find the “Golden Eggs” receive prizes! Easter Bunny available for photos. Dogs must be on leash, non-aggressive & have up-to-date rabies tag or certificate. Contact megan.thornton @knightdalenc.gov. At the Ashley Wilder Dog Park, 810 North First Ave, Knightdale.

Bunn Fun Day 2016 (April 23 @ 10am-4pm)

Bluegrass music performed by the Franklin County band, Steady Drive. Sponsorship slots & vendor spaces are limited. Registration forms in Town Hall or email Sherry Mercer at sherryofbunn @yahoo.com. In downtown Bunn.

Wild Foods (April 23 @ 10am-12pm)

All ages, come & discover edible plants that grow in our area and learn ways to prepare them. A tasty nature walk! Free. Contact 252.972.1266. Meet at the Battle Park boat ramp parking lot, 1308 Falls Road, Rocky Mount.

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