Hoffman summer youth program to begin 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 mharrelson@civitasmedia.com or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather.

June 27

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

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Jones Cafe on Main.

June 30

LEGAL AID OF NORTH CAROLINA will provide a legal clinic to assist individuals directly affected by a criminal arrest/conviction record interfering with finding a job, obtaining housing or securing benefits at the Richmond County Judicial Center, 105 W. Franklin St., Rockingham. Participation in this legal clinic is open to individuals who are eligible for Legal Aid assistance at no cost. Slots are limited and a person must register before attending by calling 1-800-672-5834 by June 26. A client at this clinic will have her/his criminal record confidentially evaluated to determine whether s/he may be eligible for some type of relief in the form of an expunction and/or a certificate of relief.

TOWN OF HOFFMAN SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM will begin on June 30 and run until Aug. 8. The events will take place at the recreation center located at 106 Thompson Road. Registration forms may be picked up at the Hoffman Town Hall building during regular business hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays and noon to 5 p.m. on Thursdays. Contact Rory or Jones or Cynthia Northcutt at 910-281-3606 with any questions.

RIBBON-CUTTING for the new Dobbins Heights Community Center at 222 Earle Franklin Drive at 6 p.m.

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

ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION from 7 to 9 p.m. at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. All are welcome. Bring your instrument(s) and your own beverage.

July 1

THE TOWN OF HOFFMAN is changing the hours of business operations to 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Thursdays effective July 1.

July 3

LEAK STREET ALUMNI INC. will honor Mr. James Clyde Watkins at 5 p.m. at the Leak Street Education and Cultural Community Center, 1004 Leak St., Rockingham. Expressions of congratulations and donations to the Leak Street Alumni Inc. Endowment Fund in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Watkins may be mailed to P.O. Box 2252, Rockingham, NC 28380.

LEAK STREET ALUMNI CHAPTER OF ROCKINGHAM will present a play entitled “Stay Connected” at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 147 AND SONS OF AMERICAN LEGION will meet at 7 p.m. at the post home at Ledbetter Lake.

FORD’S BLUEGRASS MILL, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham, will have a dance every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with different live bands playing bluegrass, country and/or Southern rock. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Come out and enjoy dancing or just listening to some live music. For more information, call James at 910-895-6253.

July 4

RICHMOND COUNTY LANDFILL AND CONVENIENCE SITES will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. While other county offices will be closed on the July 3, the convenience sites will remain open that day under normal scheduled hours.

LEAK STREET ALUMNI CHAPTER OF ROCKINGHAM will have its annual “Walk Down Memory Lane” from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cost will be $10 at the door.

July 6

BURLINGTON INDUSTRIES RETIRED EMPLOYEES will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Holiday Restaurant.

THE TOWN OF HOFFMAN has rescheduled its regular board meeting from July 6 to 7:30 p.m. on July 13 in the Town Hall building.

July 8

ROHANEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Pat’s Kitchen in Rockingham.

July 9

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

July 10

FORD’S BLUEGRASS MILL, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham, will have a dance every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with different live bands playing bluegrass, country and/or Southern rock. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Come out and enjoy dancing or just listening to some live music. For more information, call James at 910-895-6253.

July 11

ANNUAL DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK SALE AND CIRCUS in downtown Southern Pines from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shoppers can find deals in the downtown Southern Pines stores. The Broad Street sidewalks and surrounding blocks will transform into an all-American summer carnival with clowns, games, photo booths and other attractions as if under a circus big top. Most carnival games will be hosted between noon and 4 p.m. For more information, contact Ginny Trigg at 910-693-2481.

July 12

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL from 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. nightly July 12-16 at First Presbyterian Church on Fayetteville Road in Rockingham. The theme will be “God’s Love in Action-G Force.” To sign up, contact the church office at 910-895-6335.

July 14

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge, 307 Main St., Hamlet. To make an appointment, call Bill Dennis at 910-417-0565 or email w4roo@yahoo.com.

July 17

FORD’S BLUEGRASS MILL, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham, will have a dance every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with different live bands playing bluegrass, country and/or Southern rock. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Come out and enjoy dancing or just listening to some live music. For more information, call James at 910-895-6253.

July 18

RANKIN MUSEUM will be holding a geology dig and workshop for students in the surrounding area, ages 5-16. The time slots are 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. or noon. One hundred spots are available. Admission is free. Those interested much call the museum at 910-652-6378 or Gail Benson at 910-652-5303 to register students or for more details.

July 20

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly July 20-24 at Joy Free Will Baptist Church, 864 S. N.C. 177, Hamlet. The theme will be “Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend.” Call 910-205-1569 for more information.

July 23

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

July 24

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 2:30 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2116 W. Main St., Ellerbe. Contact Elsie Freeman at 910-817-4720 to make an appointment for a whole blood or double red cell donation.

FORD’S BLUEGRASS MILL, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham, will have a dance every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with different live bands playing bluegrass, country and/or Southern rock. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Come out and enjoy dancing or just listening to some live music. For more information, call James at 910-895-6253.

July 26

DESCENDANTS OF ARCHIE AND EFFIE EASTERLING will gather at 1 p.m. at Roberdell United Methodist Church for their annual Easterling reunion. All immediate family members are invited to join and bring a lunch.

July 27

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. daily July 27-31 at First Baptist Church, 201 N. Randolph St., Rockingham. This VBS will be a joint endeavor between First United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Rockingham. The theme for the week will be “Everest: Conquering Challenges With God’s Mighty Power.”

July 31

FORD’S BLUEGRASS MILL, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham, will have a dance every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. with different live bands playing bluegrass, country and/or Southern rock. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Come out and enjoy dancing or just listening to some live music. For more information, call James at 910-895-6253.

August 13

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

August 27

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

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