Free clothes for the family at Mounty Pisgah Clothes Closet


The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day before publication. To list your event, email Christine S. Carroll at christinecarroll@s24507.p831.sites.pressdns.com or call 910-817-2673. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled.

Today

COUNTRY BREAKFAST, 6:30-9:30 a.m., Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, 289 Springhill Church Road, Hamlet. All you can eat, $6. Carry-out plates available. Proceeds will go to projects, missions and those in need.

MOUNT PISGAH CLOTHES CLOSET, 10 a.m. to noon, 1015 Leak St., Rockingham. Free men’s, women’s and children’s clothes.

Sunday

BENSON-PAUL REUNION, 12:30 p.m., East Rockingham Free Will Baptist Church, 189 Airport Road. Those attending should provide a picnic lunch, dessert and drinks. For information, call 910-997-3481.

Monday

BURLINGTON INDUSTRY RETIREES, 8:30 a.m., Holiday Restaurant, 414 S. Hancock St., Rockingham.

Tuesday

BLOOD DRIVE, noon to 5 p.m., McLeod Health Cheraw, 711 Chesterfield Highway, Cheraw, South Carolina. To schedule a donation time, call Arielle Williams at 843-287-8183 or go to www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: McLeod.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BENEFIT, 5-8 p.m., Bojangles, 1706 E Broad Ave., Rockingham. A percentage of money spent will be contributed to the Special Olympics.

Thursday

COUNTDOWN TO KINDERGARTEN, 5-8 p.m., Discovery Place Kids, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Activities for rising kindergartners, their families.

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

Aug. 12

JACKSON, MORGAN AND ALBROOKE FAMILY REUNION, 12:30-6 p.m., Ellerbe Lions Club, 306 Millston Road, Ellerbe. For more information, call Frank Dumas, 910-995-1490; or Lena Ferguson, 910-995-0868, 910-652-3261.

THOMPSON FAMILY REUNION, noon to 5 p.m., American Legion Post 208, 801 E. South Main St., Waxhaw. Morning services will be the next day at 11, at Thompson Chapel AME Zion Church. Dinner will be served at 2 p.m., and homecoming services will begin at 3.

Aug. 14

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

“STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES,” 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Free.

Aug. 16

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH BUNCH, 11:30 a.m., Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n Bar-B-Q, 718 U.S. 74 Bus.

Aug. 17

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960, 12:30 p.m., Capt. George restaurant, 510 E. Broad Ave., Rockingham.

INOCULATION CLINIC for rising kindergartners, seventh-graders, 4-6:45 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 127 Caroline St., Rockingham. No appointment needed. Parents must provide proof of insurance, Medicaid/Health Choice card, plus parent’s photo ID or child’s birth certificate. Call nursing supervisor Kim Crump for details on immunization requirements, 910-410-1130. (No kindergarten physicals performed.)

Aug. 18

STUFF THE BUS, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart parking lot, 720 U.S. 74 Bus. E., Rockingham. Donate school supplies for Richmond County students in need.

Aug. 19

BREASTFEEDING SUMMIT & LATCH, 9:30 a.m. to noon, First Health Richmond Memorial Hospital-Hamlet, 1000 W. Hamlet Ave. Information and support for nursing mothers. Prizes, speakers and food. Sponsor: Richmond County WIC program.

Aug. 21

SOLAR ECLIPSE ACTIVITIES, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” at 10 a.m., children’s activities, video game trailer, food vendors. Those who wish to view the eclipse should take lawn chairs. Special glasses will be distributed at 1 p.m. to those who sign wavers.

Aug. 24

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 7 p.m., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

Aug. 26

KICK BACK AT THE COLE. health-education event for teens, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Information for those 13 to 19 on sex, drugs and driving.

Aug. 30

U.S. REP. ROBERT PITTENGER TOWN HALL, 12:30 p.m., Rockingham City Hall, 514 Rockingham Road.

Sept. 7

SANDHILLS AGINNOVATION CENTER ribbon-cutting/open house, 10:30 a.m., 1298 Crawford Road, Ellerbe. Please contact Susan Kelly to say you will attend, 910-997-8255, susan_kelly@ncsu.edu.

Sept. 11

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

Sept. 14

INOCULATION CLINIC for rising kindergartners, seventh-graders, 4-6:45 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 127 Caroline St., Rockingham. No appointment needed. Parents must provide proof of insurance, Medicaid/Health Choice card, plus parent’s photo ID or child’s birth certificate. Call nursing supervisor Kim Crump for details on immunization requirements, 910-410-1130. (No kindergarten physicals performed.)

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

Sept. 18

INOCULATION CLINIC for rising kindergartners, seventh-graders, 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 127 Caroline St., Rockingham. No appointment needed. Parents must provide proof of insurance, Medicaid/Health Choice card, plus parent’s photo ID or child’s birth certificate. Call nursing supervisor Kim Crump for details on immunization requirements, 910-410-1130.

Sept. 25

COMPUTER CLASSES @ LEATH LIBRARY, 11 a.m. to noon, Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. Five weeks of Monday-morning classes in basic computing, internet basics, email basics, Microsoft Word basics, Facebook basics. Free. Call 910-895-6337 to sign up.

Sept. 28

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 7 p.m., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

Oct. 21

PICKIN’ IN THE PINES, bluegrass and barbecue benefit to support 4-H campers, 6-11 p.m., Camp Millstone, 1040 Mallard Drive, Ellerbe. Music by the Blue Highway Band, the Long Gone Band and Lauren & Lane; pig pickin’ and heavy hors d’oeuvres; live auction. Adults only. $50 per person. For more information, visit go.ncsu.edu/millstone4hpickininthepines.

Nov. 6

COMPUTER CLASSES @ LEATH LIBRARY, 11 a.m. to noon, Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. Five weeks of Monday-morning classes in basic computing, internet basics, email basics, Microsoft Word basics, Facebook basics. Free. Call 910-895-6337 to sign up.

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