Rockingham Downtown Corp. to meet Tuesday


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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.

August 16

ROCKINGHAM DOWNTOWN CORP. will have its monthly lunch meeting at noon at 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Bring a lunch or contact Judy Cagle at [email protected] to order a $7 lunch. Call 910-997-8255 for more information.

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Seaboard Restaurant in Hamlet.

RICHMOND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. in the Judicial Center in downtown Rockingham. All Democrats are invited.

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 17

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will host a family support discussion from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hampton B. Allen Library in the Pritchett Room at 120 S. Greene St., Wadesboro. Families are invited to come learn about understanding and accepting differences and share their experiences with others. Refreshments will be provided at no cost. The deadline to register is Aug. 15. Contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at [email protected] to register.

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Henry’s Uptown Café.

ROCKINGHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting at 5 p.m. at the Rush building, 733 Armstead St., Rockingham. To request a reasonable accommodation for this meeting, call 910-997-3316.

RICHMOND COUNTY ENRICHMENT CORP. will hold its board meeting immediately following the Rockingham Housing Authority board meeting at the Rush building, 733 Armstead St., Rockingham. To request a reasonable accommodation for this meeting, call 910-997-3316.

August 18

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will host a human trafficking and domestic violence workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hampton B. Allen Library in the Prichett Room, 120 S. Greene St., Wadesboro. Kiricka Yarbough Smith and Ashley Bass-Mitchell, coordinators with Project C.O.P.E. on human trafficking and Karen Baucom, executive director of the Anson County Domestic Violence Coalition will be the guest speakers. Lunch will be provided free. Deadline to register is Aug. 15. Contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at [email protected] to register.

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will host a caregiver and foster parent support group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Richmond County Department of Social Services at 125 Caroline St., Rockingham. This is a time for caregivers and foster parents to share their experiences and learn from others while obtaining support and resources. Dinner will be provided at no cost. The deadline to register is Aug. 15. Contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769, toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at [email protected] to register.

August 19

MONTHLY FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT will begin at 7 p.m. at Cordova Baptist Church. The feature presentation for this month will be “Miracles From Heaven.” Popcorn and drinks will be provided. For more information, call 910-895-4045.

August 20

COUNTRY BREAKFAST will be from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at Pee Dee Methodist Church in Rockingham. Price is $6 for three meats, grits, sausage gravy and homemade biscuits and is all-you-can-eat.

LAWNMOWER RACING will take place at 7 p.m. at the Ellerbe Lions Club lawnmower track off Millstone Road. Gates open at 4 p.m.

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 23

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS HAMLET COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE will be from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge, 307 Main St. Make an appointment by calling Bill Dennis at 910-417-0565 or email [email protected]

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.

August 27

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will host a community safe celebration in conjunction with Citizens of Richmond for Responsible Living from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dobbins Heights Park, 224 Earle Franklin Drive. Contact Shirlyn Smith at 910-997-7105 for more information.

September 1

2016 SEABOARD FESTIVAL APPLICATIONS will be accepted until Sept. 1 and can be found at www.SeaboardFestival.com. After this date, applications are subject to a $25 late fee. Information about the 5K race and car show can also be found on the website.

September 3

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

September 8

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1947 will meet for their final lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Pat’s Kitchen. Input will be needed into where and when to meet in the future. Call 910-997-6440 by Sept. 5 to RSVP.

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 10

PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church Men’s Club will take place 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.

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 20

ROCKINGHAM DOWNTOWN CORP. will have its monthly lunch meeting at noon at Ella’s Ballroom, 503 Rockingham Road. Bring a lunch or contact Judy Cagle at [email protected] to order a $7 lunch. Call 910-997-8255 for more information.

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.

October 7

RICHMOND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976 will kick off its class reunion weekend with a tailgate party at 5:30 p.m. at Hinson Lake before the homecoming football game. Bring your own chairs and coolers.

October 8

RICHMOND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976 40TH REUNION will be held at 7 p.m. at Ellerbe Springs Inn. Dress is casual. A DJ and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided and a cash bar available. Cost of admission is $25 per person. Make checks payable to RSHS 1976 Class Reunion and mail to Carla Liles, P.O. Box 1013, Hamlet, NC 28345 or pay at the door. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page or call Teresa Blue Brown at 919-907-1729.

October 18

ROCKINGHAM DOWNTOWN CORP. will have its monthly lunch meeting at noon at 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Bring a lunch or contact Judy Cagle at [email protected] to order a $7 lunch. Call 910-997-8255 for more information.

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