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MASONIC MEETING: Stated Communication; Dinner at 6:15 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 14, at Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.
GOSPEL SINGING at 6 p.m. at Victory Deliverance COGIC, located on 5th Street just before WKDX radio station in Hamlet. The public is invited.
SINGING JUBILEE - The orange team group of Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church in the Mizpah community of Rockingham will sponsor a Singing Jubilee. The Jubilee will be held June 15 at 7 p.m. at “The Springs.” Different choirs from various communities have been invited to participated. The Steele Sisters from the Philadelphia community will be one of the many performing groups. Everyone is invited to “The Springs” for this musical celebration.
PLATE SALE held by New Bethel AME Zion Church beginning at 12 p.m. Price is $7 per plate. Five or more may be delivered. On the menu: Chopped BBQ with baked beans, slaw, dessert and a roll OR fried chicken (w/d) with potato salad, cabbages, dessert and a roll.
RICHMOND COUNTY PSR will be holding a Father’s Day Raffle with a Hot Dog and Bake Sale on Friday, June 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be located at 1385 Cauthen Drive in Rockingham. Bake sale items will include pies, cakes, cookies and brownies. Cake slices are $1, hot dogs with chips and drink are $2, and raffle tickets will be sold for $1. Prizes for the Father’s Day raffle are as follows: A $25 Visa Card for first place, a $20 gas card for second place and a Father’s Day gift basket for third place. For more information, call 817-7136.
DROP BACK DANCE - The Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will be sponsoring a Drop Back into the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s dance on June 15 at the Lockhart-Taylor building in Wadesboro from 7 to 11 p.m. Come dressed in your best decade and win great door prizes. There will be food, music, and great fellowship. Everyone is welcome. Adult tickets are $10 and children (5-17) are $5. Tickets will be available in advance or at the door. Please see any woman from Rock Hill Church or call Wilina Ellerbe at 331-8321.
SINAI KINGDOM SUMMER CAMP DEADLINE - Pre-registration forms may be picked up and returned on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. until June 15. For further information, contact the church office at 410-9262 or 331-8738. Hosted by Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 1208 Rockingham Road, Rockingham.
THE NORTH CAROLINA YOUTH SHOOTING FOUNDATION (NCYSF) is open for students grade 4 to grade 12. Practices will be held at Dewitt’s on the Monday before the tournament at 6 p.m. The next tournament will be June 16 at DeWitt’s. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., shooting starts at 10 a.m. WARM-UP 15 birds for $5. Rookie will be shooting the 5 stand. Intermediate and Advanced will be shooting the course. ALL shooters will be shooting 50 birds for $15. Please come out and be involved! We need donations and sponsors. If you need more information about the NCYSF or would like to help out in any way, contact Rick Mitchell at 691-2644 email@example.com or Terrie Bowman at 652-6444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCER BENEFIT - June 16 at 4 p.m. at Ford’s Blue Grass, 134 City Lake Drive, Rockingham. Proceeds gathered will benefit Pam Felix. “Last Minute Blue Grass” will be performing live bluegrass. Admission/donation will be taken at the door (or may be sent to Ford’s address listed above). There will be hot dogs, bingo, corn hole, a raffle and door prizes given. For more information, contact Ford’s at 895-6253.
HOT DOG / BAKE SALE - Held by Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, located on Grassy Island Road in Ellerbe. The sale will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.
PRE-FATHER’S DAY FELLOWSHIP MARCH - Sponsored by Men On A Mission and Hoffman Parks and Recreation. Begins at 8:30 a.m. on Seaboard Street (directly behind Fletcher’s Chapel Church). The group will march to Hoffman Parks and Recreations Complex at 106 Thompson St. All physically able males ages 8 and up are invited. Special guests include Grand Marshal Bobby Collins and marshals Sheriff James Clemmons Jr. and local pastors.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS CONCERNED CITIZENS will be sponsoring a car wash on Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. until. The car wash will be located at 287 Earle Franklin Drive in Dobbins Heights (beside Mayor Blue’s house). Everyone is asked to participate and/or bring a donation.
BUFFET BREAKFAST AND BAKE SALE from 6:30 to 10 a.m. at Cameronian Presbyterian Church, 179 Northam Road, Rockingham. All you can eat for $5. For more information, call the church at 997-2408.
LILES-MCGEE REUNION on Saturday, June 16, at East Rockingham Senior Center between 12 and 4 p.m. Come enjoy the food and fellowship.
THE BUTTERFLIES 2ND ANNUAL PAGEANT “Believe and Go Get It” will be held June 17 at 3 p.m. at the Ballroom in Hamlet. For more information, contact founder Betty Ewing at 582-3593.
BLOOD DRIVE - Located in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church in Rockingham from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Donors should eat high iron-rich foods 2 weeks before donating blood. Drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine on the day of the drive. All donors will be entered to win a $1,000 gift cart. To make an appointment, call 895-4016.
STATED COMMUNICATION - Monday, June 18, Rockingham Masonic Lodge # 495 will have Stated Communication. Special guest will be Grandmaster of North Carolina, and Dist. Officers. B.T. Phillips Jr. and Stan Wilson will be awarded their 60 years in masonary pins by the Grand Master of North Carolina. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., the lodge will open as a Stated Communication.
NORMAN COMMUNITY WATCH PROGRAM will meet Monday, June 18, at the Norman Community Building at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are a community within 10 miles of Norman and would like to start a program in your community, come to Norman and the officers can and will get you started.
ROCKINGHAM CLASS OF 1958 will meet for lunch at Henry’s at 11:30 a.m.
EAST ROCKINGHAM SENIOR CENTER will be holding Water Aerobics on June 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $15 per person (one-time fee for season). Must have 12 participants to make class. Lifeguard on duty. For more information, contact 997-8332.
SANDHILLS FARM TOUR - EXPANDED TO 17 TOUR SITES - Includes hayrides, music, local food tasting and lots more family fun entertainment. Will take place on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $15 per carload before June 22, payable at your local Extension office, 123 Caroline St. in Rockingham; otherwise $18 day of at Sandhills Research Station departure site. Cash (correct change) or checks only please. Need more information or would like to register? Please call the Cooperative Extension at 997-8255.
THE ENVOYS will be performing at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage, on June 24 at 6 p.m. Free admission. Everyone is invited. A love offering will be taken. For more information, contact the church at 947-4736.
RICHMOND RED HATS will meet for lunch at Pat’s Kitchen at 12 p.m.
THE ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1947 will celebrate their 65th anniversary with lunch at Pat’s Kitchen on Thursday, June 28, at 11:30 a.m. Out of 93 graduates that year, 52 of them are no longer with us. Upper and lower classmates are invited and welcome to join.
MASONIC MEETING: Stated Communication; 7:30 p.m., Thursday June 28, at Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.
P.L.A.Y. (People Living Active Year-round) adult active living classes every Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m. from May 17 to June 28 at the Ag Services Center/Cooperative Extension Office, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Free class; materials provided. Please pre-register at 997-8255 by May 10.
4TH OF JULY FAMILY FUN DAY IN HAMLET - Located on Main Street from 5 p.m. until after the fireworks. Music will be presented by Ponder Blue. There will be a dunking booth, corn hole, tricycle race, Ride the Duck Express Train, rubber obstacle course and slide, watermelon eating contest, clowns and balloons. Tour the Depot Museum and Annex (Tornado Building). Hamburgers/hot dogs, soft drinks, funnel cakes, shaved ice, ice cream and nachos will be for sale. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the fireworks beginning at 9 p.m.
KIDS DAY AT THE ROCK - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockingham Dragway. Youth must be accompanied by at least one adult. One adult is admitted free with every youth between the ages of 6 and 17 (limit 3 kids per adult). Special performances by “Miko,” RHA Step Team, guest speakers and motorcycle stunts. Lunch is provided free for youth that attend. For more information, contact Robert David at 461-9186.
EAST ROCKINGHAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH MEN’S CLUB will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast Saturday, July 14 from 7 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Charge is $4 for all you can eat. A sweets and crafts sale will be held at the same time.
THE NORTH CAROLINA YOUTH SHOOTING FOUNDATION (NCYSF) is open for students grade 4 to grade 12. Practices will be held at Dewitt’s on the Monday before the tournament at 6 p.m. The next tournament will be July 14 at DeWitt’s. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., shooting starts at 10 a.m. WARM-UP 15 birds for $5. Rookie will be shooting the 5 stand. Intermediate and Advanced will be shooting the course. ALL shooters will be shooting 50 birds for $15. Please come out and be involved! We need donations and sponsors. If you need more information about the NCYSF or would like to help out in any way, contact Rick Mitchell at 691-2644 email@example.com or Terrie Bowman at 652-6444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANNUAL 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT presented by Alcohol and Drug Services at Dobbins Heights Park on July 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Age grouping is as follows: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19 and up. Register at Dobbins Heights Town Hall by July 9 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Volunteers will be welcomed to supervise any unsupervised team. Please drop off names to Dobbins Heights Town Hall by July 9. Free event.
COMMUNITY SAFE CELEBRATION held at Dobbins Heights Park, 224 Earle Franklin St., Dobbins Heights, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special performances by Da-Vocie Box, A-Dubb, MIKO and more. Hair show by Almond and Company. Free food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. Face painting, basketball tournament, inflatables, clown, door prizes and free swimming. Sponsored by Alcohol and Drug Services, CORRL (Citizens of Richmond for Responsible Living). For more information, contact Shirlyn Smith or Brenda David at 997-7105.
PANCAKE SUPPER on July 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ellerbe Civitan Building (off Crawford Road in Ellerbe). Cost will be $5 per person. All proceeds go to benefit the North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry.
EAST ROCKINGHAM SENIOR CENTER will be holding an AARP Safe Driving Class on Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be a special discount for educators. Please call to register at 997-8332.