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Nov. 4 Community News


Bobby Burns

Monday, November 4, 2019


Walk-in immunizations

The Pitt County Health Department offers walk-in flu immunizations for children and adults from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and by appointment on Fridays. They are available at no cost for children in the Vaccines for Children program. Cost for all others is $32. The agency honors Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and MedCost. Pneumonia immunizations are also available. Call 902-2449.

Real Men Talk

Real Men Talk will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Belhaven Civic Center, 257 W. Pungo St., Belhaven. Dinner will be served from 6-6:15 p.m. Real Men Talk mentors men who have been incarcerated and teaches them how to be successful and productive. Information will be available on finance, education, legal issues and jobs. All men are invited to attend. Call 717-9600 for more information.

Bird club meeting

The Greenville-River Park North Bird Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the science center auditorium at the park, 1000 Mumford Road. Amberly Neice, an ECU graduate student, will speak on “Using Environmental DNA to Detect Secretive Marshbirds.”

Coming up

PirateFest vendors

Early deadline applications are being accepted from vendors for the 14th annual PirateFest through Thursday. The final deadline to apply is Feb. 1. The event will be held April 17-18. All vendors must re-apply every year. Contact Paula Rountree, programs director, at 551-6947 or paula@pittcountyarts.com, or visit www.piratefestnc.com.

A&T Alumni meeting

The Pitt County Alumni Chapter of NC A&T State University will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Meeting Room B at Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St. Contact Jennifer Riddick-Perry at 217-7476 or jrperry@embarqmail.com for more information.

Shagging for a Cause

Disability Advocates & Resources Center will have its 10th Annual Shagging for a Cause fundraiser featuring The Band of Oz from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Springs Center, 4025 N.C. 43. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Funds help people with disabilities in emergency situations and promote DARC’s active community. Call 355-6215.

Pancake dinner

The Winterville Kiwanis Club will provide pancake dinner plates from 5-7 p.m. on Friday in the cafeteria at South Central High School, 570 Forlines Road. All proceeds will go to the South Central High School Key Club.

Homes Tour & Bazaar

Tickets for the 18th Annual Christmas Homes Tour & Bazaar sponsored by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will go on sale Friday at the church office, 401 E. Fourth St., AND Coffman’s, It’s Sew Wright, Jefferson’s, the Hair Gallery and Lauteres Jewelers. The price is $25 per ticket. The day of the tour, Dec. 7, tickets will be available at the bazaar, the stores and at the homes for $30. Admission to the bazaar is free and box lunches for the tour will be available for $8. All proceeds will benefit the church’s outreach ministry programs. Call 752-3482 for more information.

Gift of Life celebration

Vidant Transplant Services and Eastern N.C. Donor Impact Project will celebrate National Donor Sabbath at 10 a.m. on Nov. 10 at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road. A reception at noon will follow at the Edwin W. Monroe Conference Center, 2000 Venture Tower Drive. The events celebrate tissue and organ donation with recipients, donor families and living donors. Contact Barbara Lee, transplant social worker, 744-3638.

Newcomers Club

The Newcomers Club of Greenville will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Holiday Inn, 203 S.W. Greenville Blvd., for a social time followed by a buffet lunch served at noon. The program will be presented by Britny Sanchez, who will talk about care-taking, fall prevention, exercises for older adults and more. The reservation deadline is Nov. 10. Lunch is $17 payable at the door and reservations may be sent to newcomersclubgnc@yahoo.com.

Contact Bobby Burns at baburns@reflector.com and 329.9572.