Civitan Club breakfast benefit Saturday


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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.

May 30

YARD SALE AND DINNER SALE starting at 7 a.m. at Greater Diggs Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 1258 Old Cheraw Highway, Rockingham, 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

SUNDAY BEST ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT from noon to 4 p.m. at Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Zion Church. The cost is $10 for dine-in or take-out. Drink and dessert included.

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.

THE RIVERTOWN BOYS from Florence, South Carolina, will be in concert at 6 p.m. at Faith Free Will Baptist Church on Airport Road across from the airport. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy some gospel music.

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

PLATE SALE starting at 10 a.m. at Freedom Ministries No. 1 with chicken, fish and barbecue plates with sides for $7 and sandwiches for $4.

RICHMOND COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD, 1004 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, will host its annual barbecue, pork or chicken, beginning at 11 a.m. Plates are $7 a piece for dine-in or take-out. Five or more plates can delivered. Call 910-895-9516 to place an order or for more information.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 147 AND SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION SQUADRON 147 will meet at 7 p.m. at the post home with installation of the 2015-16 officers. The guest speaker for the meeting will be National Vice Commander Richard Neville.

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.

YARD SALE hosted by the Rolling Sandhills Civitan Club will begin at 7 a.m. at the Sandhills Children’s Center campus located at 108 Crow Run, Rockingham. It will be a multi-family yard sale with proceeds benefiting the club, which helps different organizations and projects in Richmond County.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST for L.J. Bell Elementary School sponsored by Kiwanis and Hwy 55 will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Hwy 55. Plates are $7 for pancakes, bacon, sausage, juice and milk. All funds raised will benefit the Leader In Me project at L.J. Bell. Tickets are for sale at the school. For more information, call 910-997-9834.

PLATE SALE starting at 10 a.m. at Freedom Ministries No. 1 with chicken, fish and barbecue plates with sides for $7 and sandwiches for $4.

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1955 will celebrate its 60th class reunion at 11:30 a.m. at the Hamlet Women’s Clubhouse, 601 Oak Ave., Hamlet. Members can contact Melba Thompson Sims at 910-280-3696 for more information.

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/Cooperative 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 11

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.

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 14

ANNUAL FAMILY REUNION of the descendants of James and Wincey Thompson Blake and their descendants of Richmond and Montgomery counties at 1 p.m. at Blackwood Chapel Church. Bring family information, pictures and food. New book of Pekin stories will be available.

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

HOT DOG SUPPER from 5 until 7 p.m. at Rockingham Wesleyan Church, 618 North Lee Street off U.S. 220, in the fellowship hall. The cost is $5 per plate for two hot dogs, chips and drink. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 910-895-4436.

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 23

THE WEYMOUTH CENTER will present Casey Goggin, third-place winner in the national Poetry Out Loud competition from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Goggin, a graduating senior at Pinecrest High School, will share with the public a selection of poems that launched him onto the national stage. A reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For reserved seating, call 910-692-6261.

June 25

SOUNDS ON THE GROUNDS CONCERT featuring ’90s cover band Groovetown from 6 to 9 p.m. at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Advance tickets are $5 and $10 at the gate. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at the Weymouth Center office and Country Bookshop. Bring a chair or blanket to the lawn at Weymouth. Call 910-692-6261 for more information or look on weymouthcenter.org.

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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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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