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@yourdailyjournal.com, call her at 910-817-2673 or drop off your news ar 607 E. Broad Ave., Suite B. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled.

Saturday

CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fellowship hall, Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, 289 Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet. Plates $7; bowls $4. Collard sandwiches $5. Bake goods, crafts and indoor yard sale available.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., fellowship hall, East Rockingham United Methodist Church, 490 Mill Road, Rockingham. $4 for all you can eat. Sponsor, church men’s club. A sweets, craft sale will accompany breakfast.

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, 11 a.m., Veterans Park near Rockingham VFW, 106 Old River Road, Rockingham. Lunch will follow.

VETERANS DAY PARADE, 3 p.m., downtown Rockingham. Floats, bands, public officials. Free flags.

Monday

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB, 7 p.m., East Rockingham Fire Department, 487 Airport Road, Rockingham.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

Tuesday

OPEN HOUSE, Richmond County Partnership for Children, 4-7 p.m., 315 S. Lawrence St., Rockingham. Parents may receive register their children for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which will send age-appropriate books to preschool children each month. For more information, contact Mamie Legrand at 910-997-3773 or mlegrand@richmondsmartstart.org.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

RICHMOND COUNTY NAACP, 7:30 p.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 3920 U.S. 1, Hoffman. Guest speaker, Jennifer Smith, licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor working at Fort Bragg. She will speak on suicide prevention, other issues affecting veterans.

“A TOUR OF QUICKBOOKS,” 9 a.m. to noon, Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. QuickBooks Pro tour, suggestions to help small-business owners. Call Butch Farrah, 910-410-1687, wofarrah@richmondcc.edu.

Wednesday

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958, 11:30 a.m., Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n Bar-B-Q, 718 U.S. 74 Bus., Rockingham.

Nov. 16

“EDITING PHOTOS/SPLIT IMAGES/PICTURE PROJECT,” 3 p.m., Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Lakeside Drive, Hamlet. Sponsored by Leath Memorial Library.

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960, lunch, noon, Bella Italy, 107 W. Broad Ave., Rockingham.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

“SUCCESSFUL AGING: RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH EDUCATION,” 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Southeastern N.C. Agricultural Center, 1027 U.S. 74 E., Lumberton. For health-care professionals, others who work with and care for older adults. Presented by the Lumber River Council of Governments, Southern Regional Area Heath Education Center. Topics will include healthy aging; Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; opioid addiction. Call 910-618-5533 for information.

Nov. 17

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

Nov. 18

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 2-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

Nov. 19

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 3-7 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

Nov. 20

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD “shoeboxes” may be dropped off 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ellerbe First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. For more information, call 910-817-4720 or email elf1019@carolina.rr.com.

Nov. 23

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959, lunch, noon, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n Bar-B-Q, 718 U.S. 74 Bus., Rockingham.

Nov. 27

CITY OF HAMLET CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5:30 p.m., Depot Park, Main Street, Hamlet.

RICHMOND COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL, noon, conference room, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital/Rockingham, 925 Long Dr. Speakers, Region 6A Legislative Committee chair Pat Randall, Region 6A Quality of Life Committee chair Catherine Sigmon-Mitchell.

Nov. 28

CITY OF ROCKINGHAM TREE LIGHTING, 7 p.m., Cole Plaza, next to City Hall, 514 Rockingham Road. The Rockingham Middle School Chorus will sing carols before and after the tree-lighting.

Dec. 1

ANNUAL BBQ SALE, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3948 U.S. 1, Hoffman. Plate, $7; includes baked beans, baked sweet potato, roll, dessert, drink. Sandwich, $2; 1 pound barbecue, $5.50. Fried-chicken plate, $7; includes potato salad, baked beans, roll, dessert, drink. Chicken sandwich, $2. Chicken/barbecue combo, $12; includes three pieces of chicken, large serving of barbecue, sides. Delivery available within 2-mile radius for orders of $21 or more: 910-281-4271.

Dec. 7

“COMPUTER CRAFT,” 3 p.m., Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Lakeside Drive, Hamlet. Sponsored by Leath Memorial Library.

Dec. 9

SECOND ANNUAL RUN AT HINSON LAKE, Rudolph 5K Run/Walk for those 15 and older, 7:30 a.m.; registration $25. Santa Shuffle 1K for those to age 14, 9:30 a.m.; registration $15. Early registration at the sponsoring Richmond County Partnership for Children, 315 S. Lawrence St., Rockingham; $5 discount. All registrants will receive a race-day T-shirt.

Dec. 11

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB Christmas dinner, 7 p.m., Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church, 573 Battley Dairy Road, Rockingham.

Dec. 14

“COMPUTER CRAFT,” 3 p.m., Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Lakeside Drive, Hamlet. Sponsored by Leath Memorial Library.

MASONIC LODGE 532 A.F & A.M., 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

PHIL VASSAR AND KELLIE PICKLER, 7:30 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. Christmas standards, country hits. Tickets for non-season ticket holders, $45 to $50 each. Call 910-410-1691 for ticket details, or visit the box office at 1042. W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet.

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