Unity in the Community to be held Saturday at Dobbins Heights Park


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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 William Toler at [email protected] or call 910-817-2675. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather.

April 21

THE DEACON BOARD OF SAINT STEPHENS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be having A PLATE SALE at Ashley Chapel Community Center, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu of choice is chicken, fish or pork chop with a vegetable and starch. All plates are $7.00, sandwiches $4.00. Will deliver 5 or more plates. For more information, call 910-334-6007 or 910-331-9510.

April 22

A CAR WASH, FISH FRY AND YARD SALE will be held in the main parking lot of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1596 Hwy 74 East, from 8 a.m. until.

PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, which serves south central Montgomery county and north central Richmond County, is having an all-you-can-eat country breakfast at the Pekin Community Building (next to the PVFD) from 6 to 11 a.m. There is no set price as we are asking for donations to help us equip a new fire engine which we will receive later this year to replace our 1990 model. We are also having a 50/50 raffle (the winner will get half the proceeds from the raffle ticket sales) with the drawing at 11 a.m.

April 23

3RD ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS ART SHOW “ON THE PORCH” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Ellerbe Springs Inn. The event is free but donations will be accepted to go towards much needed art supplies. Refreshments will be served. Richmond County’s senior centers’ art students will be displaying their paintings, drawings and photographs on the front porch. For more information, contact art instructor John Moore at 910-652-0062.

THE ANNUAL LISENBY REUNION will be held at Hopewell Baptist Church in Chesterfield, South Carolina at 12:45 p.m. The church is located on S.C. Hwy 9, west of Chesterfield. Church services will begin at 10 a.m. Bring your favorite food.

April 27

MASONIC MEETING will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 AF & AM, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

April 29

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF OF 1959 will hold it’s 58th reunion at The Ballroom in Hamlet from 6 to 10 p.m.

HAMLET FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will serve its monthly breakfast on Saturday, April 29, from 7 to 10 a.m. Plates for $5 include eggs, two meats, grits, biscuit and gravy, juice and coffee. Takeouts are available.

May 3

ROHANEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Number 1 Diner in Rockingham.

May 6

NEW DIGGS CHAPEL AME ZION CHURCH will sponsor its annual Spring Festival Jubilee and Flea Market on the church grounds from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited and activities include food, music, games, auction items and more. Vendor space is available. For more information, call 910-895-3486.

May 8

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

PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP is planned for 7 to 8:30 p.m. The program will help participants identify common pests and beneficial insects, identify common diseases and how to manage them and how to safely use pesticides. Five signups are needed for the class to proceed. Call 910-997-8255 to register.

May 11

MASONIC MEETING with a meal at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 will be held at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 AF & AM, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

May 13

THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS of Moore County is offering the Family to Family course free to family members, caregivers, and friends of those with mental illnesses. The course begins May 13 and will run subsequent Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings until June 17. Participants will learn all current information about the severe and persistent mental illnesses and addictive disorders, up-to-date information about medications and current research. For more information or to register, call 910-295-1053. Space is limited.

May 18

COYOTE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP, sponsored by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, the Richmond County Cooperative Extension and USDA Wildlife Service, will feature information on coyote biology and behavior, non-lethal methods to prevent or reduce conflicts, laws and regulations on taking coyotes and basic trapping techniques. A light meal is included. The event is free, but early registration is required. call 910-997-8255 or visit https://coyoteworkshop.eventbrite.com

May 25

MASONIC MEETING will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 AF & AM, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

May 27

MEN OF POWER PRAYER BREAKFASTwill be held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church from 8 to 10 a.m.

June 8

MASONIC MEETING with a meal at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. will be held at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 AF & AM, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

June 12

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

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