The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Cassidy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 910-997-3111, ext. 16.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS TOWN COUNCIL will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2013 to decide on hiring a life guard and swimming pool assistant. The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER will be held at Glenwood United Methodist Church from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Cost is $6 per person. Eat in or take out.
REUNION - The Aleo, Safie, Sandhurst, and Sara Lee reunion meeting will be at the Thomas H. Leath Library in Rockingham on June 22, 2013 at 2 p.m. Anyone that has worked at one of these places, please come out. We still need names and postal addresses. For more information call Teresa (910) 730-4493 or Gracie (910) 582-2431 or William (910)730-8350.
SUMMER IN THE PARK - Hamlet Chapter I, Inc. is having a cookout on Saturday, June 22, 2013 in the Dobbins Heights community park on Earl Franklin St. There will be fried fish and chicken, and grilled hotdogs, half smokes, and hamburgers. They will hold the following activities: Tug Rope, Horseshoe Throw, Bingo, Egg Toss, Karaoke, Volleyball, and a Dance Contest. There will also be a talent show looking for a ‘Hamlet Idol’. Music will be provided by DJ Donnie of Sandy Springs, MD. Times are between 12 to 6 p.m. They are asking for a donation of $10. SO COME JOIN IN ON THE FUN!
EAT HEALTHY BE ACTIVE WEIGHT LOSS WORKSHOP will be held from June 24 through August 12. An eight-week class will be held each Monday night from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Ag Services Center/Extension office, 123 Caroline Street, Rockingham. Your non-refundable $25 registration fee ensures a place in the class; $10 returned to participant if personal goals are met. Instructor will be Sarah Mammarella, Family and Consumer Sciences extension agent and registered dietitian. For more information call Cooperative Extension at 910-997-8255.
PROTECT SENIORS: TAKE A STAND AGAINST ELDER ABUSE seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium, RCC Campus. Learn how to recognize and report elder abuse. Sponsored by the Hamlet Senior Center. Lunch will be provided. To register call: 910-582-7985 by June 21.
AMVETS Post 316 will meet Tuesday, June 25 at the East Rockingham Fire Department at 6:30 P.M.
DIG INTO READING at the Hamlet Public Library, where “Digging may be electro ‘frying,’” summer reading program will begin at 10 a.m.
MASONIC MEETING: Stated Communication Thursday, June 27, 7:30 p.m., at Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.
ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1947 will meet for lunch 11:30 at Pat’s Kitchen. Classes of 1946 and 1948 are welcome to join us. Please RSVP no later than Monday, June 24. Call 910-997-6440 or email email@example.com.
MONTHLY BREAKFAST will be held at Hamlet First United Methodist on Saturday, June 29, from 7 to 10 a.m. Two meats, eggs, grits, biscuits, gravy, coffee and juice for $5 per plate. Takeouts available. Plenty of convenient parking.
CAR WASH will be sponsored by Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, beginning at 7 a.m. at the parking lot behind Pizza Hut in Rockingham. Costs will be a donation of $6 for cars or $8 for trucks and SUVs. For more information call the church at 910-410-9262.
FAMILY FUN DAY will be held on Main Street, Hamlet, starting 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Music will be presented by The Extraordinares. There will be a water slide, dunking booth, corn hole, tricycle race, the “Duck Express” train, watermelon eating contest, clowns and food vendors. Tours of the historical Railroad Museum and Depot will be available. Pack your lawn chair and enjoy the firework show beginning at 9 p.m.
SMART GIRLS Smart girls summer program will have a Free Pizza Party Kickoff, July 16th at 4 p.m. at the Richmond County Health Dept. Any girl between the ages of 11-16 interested in attending the free summer program, please register by calling the Smart Girls Coordinator at (910)997-8293. Registration is not mandatory, but suggested to ensure adequate food and prizes.
BIKE & CAR SHOW Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Second Annual Bike & Car show will be Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in the parking lot of the Winn Dixie Shopping Center located 1208 Rockingham Rd, Rockingham, NC. Show starts at 10:30 a.m. Judging starts at 1 p.m. Trophy Ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Registration is $10 for single and $15 for double entries. 1st and 2nd place trophies in 5 categories. Games and fun for everyone - dunking booth, 3-point shootout, free throw contests. Participating Vendor costs are $25. Please call (901) 997-7105, ext. 0 or call (910) 389-9399 for more information.