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Today

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., fellowship hall, East Rockingham United Methodist Church, 490 Mill Road. $4, all you can eat. Proceeds to church men’s club. Sweets, crafts sale will run concurrently.

Sunday

GUINN FAMILY REUNION, 1 p.m., East Rockingham Senior Center, 135 Sixth St., Rockingham. All descendents of George Henry and Carrie Grice Guinn invited.

Monday

BURLINGTON RETIREE BREAKFAST, 8:30 a.m., Holiday Restaurant, 414 S. Hancock St., Rockingham.

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB, 7 p.m., East Rockingham Fire Department, 487 Airport Road, Rockingham. Visitors and new members welcome.

Tuesday

RICHMOND COUNTY NAACP, 7:30 p.m., Lee Thee A.M.E. Zion Church, 428 Lee Thee Church Road, Rockingham.

Wednesday

CSX ANNUAL RETIREE LUNCH, 11:30 a.m., Ellerbe Springs Inn, 2537 U.S. 220, Ellerbe. Call 910-652-6246 for information, reservations.

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962, 1 p.m. lunch meeting, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n Bar-B-Que, 718 U.S. 74 Bus., Rockingham.

Thursday

BRANDING BASICS, 11 a.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College. Class by Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, RCC Small Business Center on how design a brand, establish brand identity, what a living brand is. Class free, but registration required: https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=400370043. Lunch available to those who pay $5 at door.

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

INOCULATION CLINIC for rising kindergartners, seventh-graders, 4-6:45 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 127 Caroline St., Rockingham. No appointment needed. Parents must provide proof of insurance, Medicaid/Health Choice card, plus parent’s photo ID or child’s birth certificate. Call nursing supervisor Kim Crump for details on immunization requirements, 910-410-1130. (No kindergarten physicals performed.)

Friday

GERMAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE conference, N.C. Chapter of Palantines to America, registration due. Meeting in Newton on Sept. 30. To register, contact Roger Eury, 1121 Old Salisbury-Concord Road, Concord, N.C. 28025 or rogereury@gmail.com. Conference, 10:05 a.m. Sept. 30, Catawba County Library Auditorium, 115 W. C St., Newton.

Sept. 16

BENEFIT GOSPEL SING, 6 p.m., West Rockingham Church of God, 116 Garrett St., Rockingham. Pierce Choir, Lumber Bridge; Bobby Deal Family, Pembroke; the Rev. Donald Deal, Ruby Church of God. Donations will go to the church building fund.

CHAMBER CHASE, 9 a.m. to noon, various sites. Richmond Young Professionals scavenger hunt, trivia contest. $20 per team; $30 day of event. For information, call Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, 910-895-9058

Sept. 17

“LADIES IN HATS,” 3 p.m., New Diggs Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church,494 Mizpah Road, Rockingham. The Rev. Janice Ingram, Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Rockingham, will talk about the history of women and hats. Dinner will be served. Participants should wear their favorite hats. For more information, call Clara Crenshaw, 910-895-3486.

Sept. 18

INOCULATION CLINIC for rising kindergartners, seventh-graders, 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m., Richmond County Health Department, 127 Caroline St., Rockingham. No appointment needed. Parents must provide proof of insurance, Medicaid/Health Choice card, plus parent’s photo ID or child’s birth certificate. Call nursing supervisor Kim Crump for details on immunization requirements, 910-410-1130.

MINERAL SPRINGS IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL, 7 p.m., service center, Railroad Street, Ellerbe.

Sept. 19

INFORMATION ON DEAFNESS, presentation byN.C. Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 10 a.m. to noon, East Rockingham Senior Center, 135 Sixth St., Rockingham.

SINGER DEBBY BOONE, 7:30 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Famous for the song “You Light Up My Life,” Boone will perform songs from her new album, “Swing This,” as well other pop, country and gospel numbers. DeWitt season ticket holders may use their tickets for entry. Single-show tickets, $35 to $45. For ticket details, call 910-410-1691, or visit the box office.

Sept. 20

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

Sept. 21

HAMLET HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960 will meet at noon, at Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant, 510 E. Broad Ave., Rockingham.

Sept. 23

FOSSIL FAIR, Rankin Museum of American Heritage, 131 Church St., Ellerbe. Slots at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and noon for preschoolers to 16-year-olds. Free. Call 910-652-6378 to register.

GOSPEL SING, Burning Bridges Ministry, 6 p.m., Mount Calvary Rock of Ages Church, 464 County Home Road, Rockingham, featuring Stan and Linda Jacobs. A love offering will be taken.

GREENWING EVENT, Richmond County Chapter Ducks Unlimited, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fish hatchery, McKinney Lake Road, Hoffman. Youths 17 and younger invited to fish; must be accompanied by adult, who will not be allowed to fish. Fishing with live bait; no fishing license required. Registration $20 online at ducks.org or by cash at event. For more information, call 412-606-6889.

MOTORCYCLE RIDE for charity, 1 p.m., Hwy 55 restaurant parking lot, 722 U.S. 74 Bus., Rockingham. Singles $15, doubles $20. Door prizes, auction, 50/50 drawing. Meal furnished to those who ride. Proceeds to Andy’s Foundation, which supports Miracle League, Make-a-Wish Foundation, shelters for battered women. Sponsors Ol’ Skool Tribe, Hwy 55 restaurant.

PEE DEE SCHOOL REUNION, 4 p.m., Rockingham Lions Club, U.S. 220, Rockingham.

Sept. 25

COMPUTER CLASSES @ LEATH LIBRARY, 11 a.m. to noon, Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. Five weeks of Monday-morning classes in basic computing, internet basics, email basics, Microsoft Word basics, Facebook basics. Free. Call 910-895-6337 to sign up.

RICHMOND COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL, noon, First Health Moore Regional-Hamlet. Guest speakers. N.C. Retired School Personnel President Joan Bass, N.C. Association of Educators President Mark Jewell.

Sept. 26

SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY, noon to 2 p.m., Beaver Dam Community Center, U.S. 1, Hoffman. The Hoffman Red Hat Club will give away school supplies, and serve hot dogs, chips and drinks.

Sept. 28

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE NO. 532, AF&AM, 7 p.m., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

PORK BARBECUE SALE, Rockingham Lions Club, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at clubhouse on U.S. 220 North. Lunch plate or 1-pound container, $7; eat in or carry out.. Delivery for five or more orders.

SENIOR VETERANS EVENT, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. Veterans 55 and older, call 910-997-4491. Sponsor, Richmond County Aging Services.

Oct. 7

BARBECUE SUPPER AND AUCTION, Rockingham Lions Club, 5-7 p.m., clubhouse, U.S. 200 North, Rockingham. $7 per person. Auction will begin at 7 p.m.

Oct. 8

GOSPEL SING featuring Servants Call, 11 a.m., Mount Calvary Rock of Ages church, 464 County Home Road, Rockingham.

Oct. 12

AFFAIR ON THE SQUARE, 5-8 p.m., Harrington Square, downtown Rockingham. Dark Horse Band will play. Dinner specials will be available at Pattan’s Grille, Henry’s Cafe, Hudson Brothers. Sidewalk art exhibits. Children’s activities at Discovery Place Kids. Drawings for gifts. For information, call 910-331-9965.

Oct. 14

LADIES’ DAY OUT, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Shopping, beauty consultations, fashion show. Admission $5. Goodie bags for first 50 attendees. For information, call 910-331-9965, or visit www.LadiesDayOutNC.com.

Oct. 21

HOLY SMOKE BBQ & MUSIC FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 410 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Classic Soul beach band, Unity Quartet gospel group. Barbecue, face-painting, arts and crafts, playground. Proceeds will go to charity. For more information, call 910-895-4027.

PICKIN’ IN THE PINES, bluegrass and barbecue benefit to support 4-H campers, 6-11 p.m., Camp Millstone, 1040 Mallard Drive, Ellerbe. Music by the Blue Highway Band, the Long Gone Band and Lauren & Lane; pig pickin’ and heavy hors d’oeuvres; live auction. Adults only. $50 per person. For more information, visit go.ncsu.edu/millstone4hpickininthepines.

Nov. 6

COMPUTER CLASSES @ LEATH LIBRARY, 11 a.m. to noon, Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. Five weeks of Monday-morning classes in basic computing, internet basics, email basics, Microsoft Word basics, Facebook basics. Free. Call 910-895-6337 to sign up.

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