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ROHANEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Pat’s Kitchen in Rockingham.
UNITED PASTORS’ FELLOWSHIP will have noonday prayer followed by a 5 p.m. business meeting and 6 p.m. Bible study at St. Mary’s Holiness Church.
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will have a second kindergarten registration from 8 a.m. to noon. Report to the front office. Those registering will need their child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of address.
GOSPEL CONCERT featuring The Whisnants beginning at 7 p.m. at Jefferson Park Free Will Baptist Church, 308 Forrest St., Rockingham.
ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL B.A.S.H. hosted by the Rockingham Housing Authority from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Falling Creek Recreational Park. There will be free school supplies, the friendly neighborhood dental van will be on site offering comprehensive dental care (most insurance accepted) and free food sponsored by the City of Rockingham Police Department. In order to win a door prize, participants must bring a canned good to receive a ticket. One ticket will be given for every two canned good items. Canned goods will be donated to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. To donate school supplies or set up an informational booth, contact Chereka Belton-Odom at 910-997-3316, ext. 7.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 147 AND SONS OF AMERICAN LEGION will meet at 7 p.m. at the post home.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church Men’s Club from 7 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The charge is $4 for all-you-can-eat. A sweets and craft sale will be held at the same time.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL CARNIVAL from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Holiness Church, 178 Channie McManus Drive, Dobbins Heights. There will be free food, games, prizes and free school supplies for students of all ages. For more information, call 910-206-5716 or 910-206-4424.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL DAY sponsored by the town of Hoffman from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hoffman Complex Center, 106 Thompson Road. For more information, call Rory Jones at 910-281-3606.
JACKSON, ALBROOKE AND MORGAN FAMILY REUNION from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Ellerbe Civitan Center, 149 O.G. Reynolds Road, Ellerbe. For more information, contact Frank Dumas at 910-997-4302 or Lena Ferguson at 910-995-0868 or 910-652-3261.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 10-14 at Sweet Haven Church. Meals will be served at 5:45 p.m., and commencement will take place at 6 p.m. on Aug. 16. The theme will be “Journey Off The Map.” See Shannon Rodgers at the church to volunteer.
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.
OLD-SCHOOL DANCE from 8 p.m. to midnight at East Hamlet Community Center, 155 Laurel Hill St., Hamlet. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. Music will be provided by DJ Donnie of Maryland. The event is sponsored by J.W. Mask Jr. Alumni, CHHS-MAHS Tigers. See any members for tickets.
ROCKINGHAM LADIES AUXILIARY will have a back-to-school yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon at the Rockingham VFW, 106 Old River Road, Rockingham.
BLOOD DRIVE from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church on U.S. 1 N. in Rockingham. To make an appointment, call 910-895-9842.
HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Jones Cafe on Main in Hamlet.
ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Henry’s Downtown Cafe.
COMMUNITY SAFE CELEBRATION from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dobbins Heights Park, 224 Earle Franklin Drive, Dobbins Heights. There will be free swimming, door prizes, free food and entertainment for the entire family. For more information, contact Shirlyn Smith or Brenda David at 910-997-7105.
2ND CHANCE MINISTRIES will perform in concert at 6 p.m. at East Rockingham Free Will Baptist Church, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham. A love offering will be received. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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.
EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Scotch Meadows Country Club in Laurinburg. Four-man captain’s choice will be $40 per person and includes cart and green fees and lunch after the round. Sponsor a hole for $50. Cash prizes will be available for the first two teams and prizes for closest to the pin on all par 3s and longest drive on hole No. 8. Sign up early because teams will be cut off at 18 teams. Contact Eddie Byrne at 910-206-5618, Lorie Locklear at 910-334-0703 or Scotch Meadows Country Club at 910-276-0169.
BLUEGRASS AND BARBECUE FUNDRAISER to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van for Caleb Buffaloe will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Pickin Shed, 24181 Marston Road, Laurel Hill. There will be barbecue and hot dogs with all the fixins, a raffle drawing with a $1,000 first prize, baked goods and homemade crafts and 50/50 drawing. The music lineup consists of Red Bluff Ramblers, Burrows Brothers, Thickety Creek, The Church Family, Triple Toe Cloggers and storyteller J.A. Bolton. Bring a lawn chair and clogging shoes. For raffle tickets or more information, call 910-462-2999 or 910-206-1862.
WILLS AND ADVANCE DIRECTIVES CLINIC conducted by Legal Aid of North Carolina at the Dobbins Heights Community Center, 222 Earle Franklin Drive, Dobbins Heights. The clinic will cover preparation and execution of wills, powers of attorneys, health care powers of attorneys and living wills. To attend free of charge, participants must be screened and reserve a space by calling 919-542-0475 or 1-800-672-5834 before Oct. 25.