Memorial Day program set for Saturday


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May 23

YARD SALE from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church on U.S. 74 in Hamlet.

ROCKINGHAM FARMERS’ MARKET will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Harrington Square in downtown Rockingham. Homegrown produce, plants and crafts are available for purchase. Call 910-997-8255 or email rhamfarmersmkt@gmail.com for more information.

MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM starting at 11 a.m. at the Richmond County Veterans Park on Caroline Street across from the Rockingham VFW Post 4203. State Rep. Ken Goodman, D-Richmond, will be the guest speaker.

THE SONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA will be in concert at 7 p.m. at Rivers of Life, 106 Pence St., East Rockingham.

May 25

TOWN OF HOFFMAN will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. Regular business will commence on May 26 at regular business hours.

LEAK STREET ALUMNI CHAPTER OF ROCKINGHAM will meet at 6 p.m. in the Leak Street Cultural Center conference room. The purpose of the meeting is to finalize the “Walk Down Memory Lane” that will be held on Independence Day weekend. Attendees do not have to be Leak Street School graduates; those who formerly attended at one point are welcome.

May 26

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Smithfield’s Barbecue in Rockingham.

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

May 27

RICHMOND RED HATS will meet for lunch at noon at Pizza Inn.

ROCKINGHAM FARMERS’ MARKET from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at 125 Caroline St., Richmond County Human Services parking lot across from the post office. Free transportation provided to and from East Rockingham, Hamlet and Dobbins Heights. Homegrown produce, plants and crafts are available for purchase. Call 910-997-8255 or email rhamfarmersmkt@gmail.com for more information.

YOUNG AFFILIATES OF WEYMOUTH will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. The group is committed to the growth and preservation of the Weymouth Center through community events and fundraising. All are welcome to attend.

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 and attendees can bring their own beverage.

May 28

JEWELRY SALE from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Sandhills Regional Medical Center.

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

May 29

JEWELRY SALE from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Sandhills Regional Medical Center.

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.

May 30

YARD SALE AND DINNER SALE starting at 7 a.m. with a variety of items and dinners available at 10:30 a.m. consisting of fish, chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, green beans, corn, rolls, cornbread and desserts. For more information, call Preston Waddell at 910-895-1739.

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

ROCKINGHAM FARMERS’ MARKET will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Harrington Square in downtown Rockingham. Homegrown produce, plants and crafts are available for purchase. Call 910-997-8255 or email rhamfarmersmkt@gmail.com for more information.

SHORT STACKS FOR BIG CHANGE, a breakfast benefit sponsored by the Rockingham Civitan Club, will take place from 8 until 10:30 a.m. at Fatz Cafe. Tickets are $7. Proceeds will go to Civitan charities.

NORTH CAROLINA POETRY SOCIETY AWARDS DAY from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. For more information, visit the N.C. Poetry Society’s website.

May 31

2ND CHANCE MINISTRIES from Florence, South Carolina, will be in concert at 6 p.m. at Mount Calvary Rock of Ages Church, 464 County Home Road, Rockingham.

June 3

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

June 4

10TH ANNUAL CHAMBER GOLF SCRAMBLE with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the Grey Fox Course at Foxfire Resort and Golf. Golf fee includes 18 holes, captain’s choice, with cart. Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trophies and prizes will be awarded. Each golfer will receive one mulligan and one ladies’ tee. Partnership opportunities are available. Contact the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, 2 West St., Suite 204, Hamlet, by calling 910-895-9058 or by emailing info@richmondcountychamber.com.

June 5

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.

June 6

COUNTRY BREAKFAST from 7 to 10 a.m. at Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, located on N.C. 38 on Spring Hill Church Road in Hamlet. Plates are $6 for all-you-can-eat. Carry-out plates also available. Funds raised will go for future projects, missions and those in need.

June 9

PUBLIC HEARING conducted by the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority will begin at 11 a.m. at the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority office located at 101 W. Broad Ave., Rockingham. The purpose of this public hearing is to offer an opportunity for public comment on the Tourism Development Authority budget. All interested citizens are invited to attend.

June 10

TWO-IN-ONE WELLNESS PROGRAM will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays from June 10 through July 15 at the Ag Services Center/Extension Office at 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Cost for the entire six-week program is from $10-$50 based on household income. To register for the six-class series, call Alexis Elliott at 910-715-6273.

June 12

THE SINGING REVELATIONS from Lumberton will perform at 7 p.m. at East Rockingham Free Will Baptist Church, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham. There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be received.

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.

June 13

PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church Men’s Club from 7 until 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The charge is $4 for all-you-can-eat. A sweets and craft sale will be held at the same time.

FELLOWSHIP LUNCH from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at East Rockingham Free Will Baptist Church, 189 Airport Road, Rockingham. Donations will be received.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL for McDonald Baptist Church, 259 McDonald Church Road, Rockingham, will have its kickoff from noon to 3 p.m. for registration. Bible school will then take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly June 14-18. The theme will be “Journey Off The Map.”

June 15

OPENING RECEPTION for the young artists’ art exhibit from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Calvin Little Room of Leath Memorial Library in Rockingham. The exhibit will run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Mondays and from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays from June 15 until Aug. 28. Entries must be received between 2 and 6:30 p.m. on June 8. All events are open to the public. Fore more information and for entry rules, call Peg Andersen at 910-895-6909 or Pat Halligan at 410-596-2770.

ANNUAL SINAI KINGDOM SUMMER CAMP hosted by Mount Sinai Baptist Church is currently conducting registration. The camp will begin June 15, end on July 31 and will be closed during the week of July 6 in observance of Independence Day. The camp is open to young people ages 4-14. The camp will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The initial registration fee is $45, and the weekly rate is $30. If there are multiple children from a family, discounts will be given. Contact Camp Director Cordelia Steele at 910-417-9552 to arrange a time to complete the registration packet. This packet, along with the registration fee, will need to be completed and received before the young person(s) can attend the camp.

June 19

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.

June 20

FAMILY FUN DAY presented by Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hoffman Recreational Complex, 106 Thompson St., Hoffman. There will be karaoke, bingo, carnival rides, AAU basketball tournaments, hay rides, food, prizes, entertainment, helicopter rides and much more. Admission for the basketball tournament is $5 for adults and $3 for children. For more information, call 910-281-4476.

June 26

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.

June 30

TOWN OF HOFFMAN SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM will begin on June 30. 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. Contact Rory or Jones or Cynthia Northcutt at 910-281-3606 with any questions.

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.

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