July 10 Community News
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The Leroy James G-Circle Farmers' Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays from June to September at 203 Government Circle, between the Pitt County Health Department and the Human Services Center. Payment accepted at the market includes EBT/SNAP, 2019 WIC and Senior vouchers, debit or credit and cash.
American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive, holds bingo games each Wednesday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games with prizes begin at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the military, veterans and families. The second Wednesday of the month is the big payoff. Call 347-9638 for more information.
Barks and Brews
The Humane Society of Eastern North Carolina will receive 25% of supporters' purchases from 5-8 p.m. Friday at The Uptown Brewing Company, 418 Evans St. Leashed dogs are allowed in the outdoor area in front of the Brewing Company, but are not allowed inside.
River Park North will sponsor a fort building playtime for children from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at River Park North, 1000 Mumford Rd. Participants will be able to practice the art and science of fort building in a supervised manner at the park with the help of park staff. Insect repellent is highly recommended. The fee is $3 for Greenville residents and $5 for non-residents. For more information, call 252-329-4560.
A health fair sponsored by AMEXCAN featuring free screenings and health services will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Town Common, 105 E. First St. Representatives from multiple different healthcare sectors will be available along with food vendors and other local businesses. For more information, contact 919-914-1182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Winterville Historical and Arts Society museum, 2543 Church St., Winterville, will be open for visitors from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The museum houses artifacts and displays that reflect the history of Winterville and Pitt County. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information, call 252-321-2660.
Voter ID seminar
The Pitt County Board of Elections will sponsor two educational seminars about the new photo ID requirements for voter registration. The first will be held at 2 p.m. July 15 at the Pitt County Agricultural Center, 403 Government Circle, and the second will be held at 7 p.m. July 15 at the Alice F. Keene Center, 4561 County Home Road. These free events will inform voters about voting options, provisional voting, the availability of free voter ID cards and residency requirements for voting. For more information on the new voter ID requirements, visit ncsbe.gov/voter-id. For more information about these events, call the Board at 252-902-3300.
Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road, will present a "Summer Poetry Series: Psalms of the Heart," featuring local talent at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19th. The evening will include smooth jazz, spoken word and hors d'oeuvres. For advance tickets, visit www.mycmbcnc.org/poetry-nights. Call the church at 252-752-4156.
The NC Cooperative Extension Service in Pitt County will host its 2019 Food Preservation Series from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at the extension center in Greenville, 403 Government Circle. These classes will teach residents how to preserve food safely. The first class will be focused on water-bath canning-jams, and classes will continue throughout the summer on Aug. 13 and Sept. 14. The registration fee is $20 per class. Class size is limited, so call 252-902-1709 to reserve a spot at least two days before the class.