COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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

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Friday

“DEEP SEA DIVE,” 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St. Children will “dive” into different zones in the ocean to determine what creatures live there. Free with admission.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

RIBEYE STEAK PLATE SALE, 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 4203, 106 Old River Road, Rockingham. Plate will include a 14-ounce steak, baked potato, salad and garlic bread. To pre-order a steak grilled to your specifications, call 910-997-2585.

SENIOR PROM, 6:30 p.m., Lockhart Taylor Center, Wadesboro. Proceeds benefit Anson County Toys for Tots. Tickets available at the door.

Saturday

“CREATIVE OCEAN ANIMALS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St. Children will use paint, glue and recyclable materials to create ocean creatures. Free with admission.

SHORT STACKS FOR BIG CHANGE, Civitan Club benefit breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m., Fatz Cafe, 714 U.S. 74 Bus. E., Rockingham. For information, call 910-895-9480.

Sunday

“CREATIVE OCEAN ANIMALS,” 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St. Children will use paint, glue and recyclable materials to create ocean creatures. Free with admission.

CRAFT DAY/summer reading program,10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

Tuesday

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

Wednesday

CITY AND STATE OFFICES will be closed for the July 4 holiday.

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION, 1 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Make some red, white and blue art. Free with admission.

FOURTH OF JULY/Ellerbe, 2 p.m. until dark, Lions Park, 306 Millstone Road. Gates will open at noon. Bands Eastern Sonrise, 4:30 p.m.; Fabulous Boardwalk Band, 5:45 p.m.; Dark Horse, 7 p.m. Also, three-legged and sack races, egg toss, free-throw contest, watermelon grab. Food vendors. Families may tailgate, but no alcohol or pets will be allowed. Fireworks will begin at dusk. Admission charged.

FOURTH OF JULY/Hamlet, 6-8 p.m., Main Street near the depot. Temporary tattoos for kids, cornhole games and trivia contests, singer Jonathan Robinson. Cotton candy, Kona Ice and food truck fare will be available for purchase. Fireworks will begin after dark.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

Thursday

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

July 6

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 6-8

HART FAMILY REUNION, 6 p.m. Friday, Beaverdam Center, Hoffman; noon Saturday, Hoffman Recreation Center (Hoffman School); 11 a.m. Sunday, Fletcher Chapel United Methodist Church, Hoffman. Each family member should provide a covered dish and dessert for Saturday’s gathering.

July 7

COUNTRY BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, off N.C. 28 on Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet. Proceeds will go to mission projects.

“FOSSIL FINDS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will uncover the secrets of animals hidden in fossils. Free with admission.

THREE-ON-THREE TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER/Impact Backpack school-supply drive, 10:30 a.m., Second Baptist Church, 518 Fourth St., Hamlet. Check the Impact Backpack Facebook page for information on fees.

July 8

“FOSSIL FINDS,” 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will uncover the secrets of animals hidden in fossils. Free with admission.

July 9

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

“ROCKING WITH STORIES”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

July 9-13

ART CAMP/”Once Upon a Time,” 9 a.m. to noon, fellowship hall, Glenwood United Methodist Church, 189 County Home Road, Rockingham. Children 7 to 10 will use clay, watercolors, tempera paints, pastels and other materials to create art under the instruction of a veteran teacher. Call Kristen Perry at 910-895-9536 for fee information.

July 10

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

CRAFT DAY/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

RICHMOND COUNTY NAACP, 7:30 p.m., Freedom Ministries No. 1, 211 Earle Franklin Drive, Hamlet. Guest speaker, Curtis Ingram, Richmond County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council.

July 11

“PANNING FOR GOLD”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 12

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

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

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

July 13

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 14

“AWESOME ART-O-SAURUS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children bring dinosaurs back to life by creating dinosaur art. Free with admission.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., fellowship hall, East Rockingham United Methodist Church, 490 Mill Road, Rockingham. Sponsor, church men’s group.

July 15

“AWESOME ART-O-SAURUS,” 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children bring dinosaurs back to life by creating dinosaur art. Free with admission.

NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY, 1 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Visitors will create frozen treats. Free with admission.

July 16

PAINTING FRIENDSHIP ROCKS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

July 16-20

ART CAMP/”Where the Wild Things Are,” 9 a.m. to noon, fellowship hall, Glenwood United Methodist Church, 189 County Home Road, Rockingham. Children 7 to 10 will use clay, watercolors, tempera paints, pastels and other materials to create art under the instruction of a veteran teacher. Call Kristen Perry at 910-895-9536 for fee information.

July 17

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

“MORE IN MY BASKET AT THE MARKET,” 3 p.m., Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Veterans Drive, Hamlet.Visit the downtown farmers’ market to learn what healthy, fresh foods that state SNAP benefits can cover. Call 910-582-7985 for more information.

“ROCKING WITH STORIES”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?”/dementia workshop, 9-11 a.m., Cole Auditorium, Richmond Community College, Hamlet. Workshop will cover the progression of dementia and how to better interact with dementia patients. Speaker, Melanie Bunn, nurse practitioner and dementia training specialist. For more information or to register, call Richmond Aging Services, 910-997-4491.

July 18

“MAD SCIENCE”/summer reading program, 10 and 10:45 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet. Please register in advance at 910-582-3477 or at the library.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 19

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

July 20

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6:30 p.m., fellowship hall, First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. Before you give, be sure to eat and to drink plenty of water. Donors with O-, O+, A- and B- are needed for red cell donation. Call Elsie Freeman to make an appointment, 910-817-4720. To check whether you are eligible to donate, call 1-866-236-3276.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 21

“DINO SAFARI,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Can kids find the dinosaurs hidden in the museum? Free with admission.

July 22

“DINO SAFARI,” 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Can kids find the dinosaurs hidden in the museum? Free with admission.

July 23

“ROCKS THAT SHINE”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

July 24

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

“ROCK YOUR MOVES”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

July 25

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

“ROCKING WITH RICHMOND COUNTY BAND,”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

July 26

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE 532 A.F & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet, 7:30 p.m.

“JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGIST,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What is a paleontologist, and what does one do? Free with admission.

July 27

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

“PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Children will conduct mathematical investigations to see how long various dinosaurs were. Free with admission.

July 28

“FEASTS FOR BEASTS,” 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What kinds of foods did different dinosaurs eat — plants, meat or everything? Free with admission.

MURDER MYSTERY FUNDRAISER, 8-11 p.m., Big Pine Retreat, Hamlet. Event will benefit Samaritan Colony women’s recovery center, to be built in Richmond County. For information and ticket prices, visit www.facebook.com/events/177591316235807, or email Cleve Baxley at [email protected] To buy tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3443796. Sponsor, Rockingham Civitans.

July 29

“FEASTS FOR BEASTS,” 2:15 p.m., Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St., Rockingham. What kinds of foods did different dinosaurs eat — plants, meat or everything? Free with admission.

July 30

BUILDING BIRD HOUSES/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

July 31

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“ROCKING OUR PAST”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

Aug. 1

ROCK CLIMBING, FIRE DEPARTMENT DEMONSTRATIONS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

Aug. 2

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

Aug. 3

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

Aug. 6

“ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

Aug. 7

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

“EXPLORING THE MAGIC OF MUSIC”/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM/summer reading, “Magic in the Air,” 1 p.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham. Only those 12 and older may attend.

Aug. 9

CRAFT CLASS/summer reading program, 10 a.m., Hamlet Public Library, 302 Main St., Hamlet.

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

Aug. 10

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

MOVIE DAY, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

Aug. 13

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

SUMMER READING GRAND FINALE, water day, 10 a.m., Kemp Memorial Library, 279 Second St., Ellerbe.

Aug. 14

SUMMER READING GRAND FINALE, water day, 10 a.m., Leath Memorial Library, 412 E. Franklin St., Rockingham.

Aug. 27

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE 532 A.F & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet, 7:30 p.m. meeting.

Sept. 10

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

Sept. 13

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

Sept. 27

HAMLET MASONIC LODGE 532 A.F & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet, 7:30 p.m.

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