Ellerbe downtown meeting taking place Tuesday at Ellerbe Springs


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The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at [email protected] or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather.

July 26

HOFFMAN SENIOR CITIZENS SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAM will be going to Sandhills Cinemas 10, 104 Brucewood Road, Southern Pines. For more information, contact Daniel T. Kelly at 910-281-4476.

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Que in Rockingham.

ELLERBE DOWNTOWN MEETING will take place at 6 p.m. at Ellerbe Springs Inn and Campground. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 910-997-8255.

AMVETS POST 316 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the East Rockingham Fire Department.

July 27

RICHMOND RED HATS will meet for lunch at noon at Pattan’s Downtown Grille in Rockingham.

July 28

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

July 29

TWISTED TREATS GRAND OPENING will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Richmond Plaza. There will be a special performance from Cassette Rewind with free face paintings, $1 popcorn and cotton candy and $2 eight ounce yogurt cup fill-ups or two scoops of hand dipped ice cream.

July 30

BUFFET BREAKFAST will take place from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at Cameronian Presbyterian Church, 179 Northam Road, Rockingham. Cost is $8 per person, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Jane Dawkins to help with medical expenses.

MONTHLY BREAKFAST will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. at Hamlet First United Methodist Church. Plates are $5 and include two meats, eggs, grits, biscuit and gravy, juice and coffee. Take-outs also available.

26TH ANNIVERSARY SINGING WITH THE CAMERONIAN QUARTET will be at 6 p.m. at Cameronian Presbyterian Church, 179 Northam Road, Rockingham. Pianist Joey Gore will be the special guest. A love offering will be taken, and 100 percent will go to Jane Dawkins to help with medical expenses.

August 1

HOFFMAN TOWN HALL will be closed on Aug. 1 and will reopen on Aug. 2 for is regular business hours. For more information, call town hall during regular business hours at 910-281-3606.

August 2

LIFELINE COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE will visit East Rockingham United Methodist Church and provide carotid artery, heart rhythm, peripheral artery, abdominal aortic and osteoporosis screenings for $149. Call 888-653-6450 for an appointment.

August 3

ROHANEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Fatz Café in Rockingham.

August 6

COUNTRY BREAKFAST will be from 7 to 10 a.m. at Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet. Cost is $6 for all-you-can-eat. Carry-out plates are also available. Call 910-582-5150 for more information. Funds raised will go for future projects, mission and those in need.

CONCEALED WEAPONS CLASS will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 573 Battley Dairy Road, Hamlet. This nine hour course will equip the participant with the skills and knowledge needed to operate and carry their handgun concealed. This class is presented in the classroom and on the range. Students must bring a handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition. After completing the class successfully, students will receive a certificate that allows them to apply with the state for their concealed carry permit. Must be at least 21 and pre-registration and deposit required. Cost of class is $80. For more information, contact Robert Taylor at 910-995-3387.

TOWN OF HOFFMAN will host its annual back to school day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoffman Recreation Complex, 106 Thompson Road. For more information, call town hall during regular business hours at 910-281-3606.

COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harvest Time Tabernacle, 106 S. Grove Ave., Rockingham. There will be games, mimes, gospel singing, activity booths and free hot dogs and drinks. Other food items will be sold. Vendor tables are available for $15. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 910-461-8810.

August 7

BENSON/PAUL REUNION will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of East Rockingham Free Will Baptist Church, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham. Bring a picnic lunch, drinks and desserts. For more information, contact Barbara Lyerly at 910-997-3481.

August 8

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. at the East Rockingham Fire Department, 487 Airport Road. Visitors and new members welcome.

August 11

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION with dinner served at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

August 13

PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church men’s club will be from 7 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The charge is $4 for all-you-can-eat. A sweets and crafts sale will be held at the same time.

MOUNT SINAI YOUTH SPORTS FAIR will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church on Graham Bridge Road in Rockingham. Fair is for youth ages 5-18, and the cost is $10 per person. Participants will be informed on four sports offered from an experienced adult athlete and/or coach; Perry Williams for football and track, Bobby Cooke for basketball, Terri Mack and Onequa Crump for physical fitness and gymnastics and Sensei Billy Little for karate. To end the fair, Williams will deliver a motivational speech for all the youth. Pre-registration is required and ends on Aug. 1. Lunch will be provided. Contact Debra Johnson at 910-582-5747 or Thomasine Cox at 910-331-8445 for more information.

MILLEN/ENGLAND FAMILY REUNION will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Highland Acres Church of God, U.S. 74 E., Rockingham. Bring enough food for whoever comes with you. This is for descendants of Joseph and Emma Carswell England and John and Minni England Millen.

USA DANCE will meet at the Southern Pines Elks Club with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., free dance lessons from 7 to 8 and social dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Dress is summer casual with a “South of the Border” theme with emphasis on Latin dancing. Admission is $10.

August 14

MARTIN FAMILY REUNION will take place at 1 p.m. at Ledbetter Methodist Church. Bring your family and a covered dish.

August 16

HAMLET AMERICAN LEGION POST 49 AND SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 49 will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the post home on Veterans Drive.

August 22

RICHMOND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. in the jury assembly room of the Richmond County Judicial Center in downtown Rockingham.

August 25

HOME DEDICATION FOR THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE NC SANDHILLS will take place at 6 p.m. at 109 Robert Broady Lane in Dobbins Heights. Chicken dinners will be served to the first 100 who confirm attendance. RSVP by Aug. 12 to John Lentz, director of development and communication at Habitat for Humanity, by calling 910-295-1934 or by email at [email protected]

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

September 8

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION with dinner served at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

September 12

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. at the East Rockingham Fire Department, 487 Airport Road. Visitors and new members welcome.

September 22

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

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