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Updated: November 21, 2014

Clayton Youth Theater will be having Auditions for "Anatomy of Gray" by Jim Leonard on Friday, November 21st at 6:30 pm and Saturday, November 22nd at 10:00 am at The Clayton Center is located at 111 East Second Street in Clayton. Students in 7th-12th grade are eligible to audition. Visit www.claytonyouththeater.com for detailed audition information.

The Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department, will have a Turkey Shoot on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd starting at 7:00 pm each night. The fire department is located at 3167 Harper House Road, Four Oaks.

Blackman's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department will hold their 57th Annual Turkey Shoot starting on Friday November 21st, Saturday November 22nd, Monday, November 24th, Tuesday, November 25th, and Wednesday, November 26th, beginning at 7:00 pm each night. There will be boards for turkeys, hams, sausage, & pork chops. Raffle tickets will also be on sale for the chance to win a Remington 1187 Shotgun & cash.  The fire department is located on NC 96 South between Four Oaks & Meadow.

The First Baptist Church of Smithfield will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 27th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Ministry Center located on 125 South Fourth Street in Smithfield. The menu includes turkey, dressing, gravy, green beans, sweet potatoes, rolls, assorted desserts, tea, coffee or water. There is no charge and delivery is available for the home bound in the Smithfield area. Call the church before Tuesday, November 25 to arrange for delivery.

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce and local area businesses are sponsoring Santa's Adventure Scavenger Hunt beginning Friday, November 28th and ending Wednesday, December 10th. Each participant will receive a card and begin a journey around Princeton to search for clues and to learn what a variety of locally owned businesses can be found in the Princeton area. There will be a breakfast on December 13, 2014 at It's Amanda's Restaurant to select a winner from completed "Santa's Adventure" cards that will receive a basket full of gifts from participating businesses. There will also be a check presented to the local charity "Backpack Buddies" that provides food for needy children. Pick up your "Santa's Adventure" card from Piggly Wiggly at 202 Dr. Donnie H. Jones, Jr. Boulevard West in Princeton beginning Firday, November 28th. Follow the clues found at the "Clue Spot" to start enjoying an adventure around this quaint little town and help make a difference in the lives of others this Christmas season!

The Salvation Army would like your help this year. Help by adopting and Angel from our Angel Tree or buying gifts for the children age 12 or under who are not adopted. You may choose between a boy or girl and get one or as many angels as you are able to help. Church's and organizations are encouraged to participate. For more information call Major Becky Gagne or Linda Toler at 919-934-9102

The Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center will have a Swim With Santa event on Friday, December 5th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The SRAC is located at 600 Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield. For more information contact Tiffany Pearson at 919-934-2148 Ext. 112.

Make your own Clay Christmas Ornaments for ages 7-12 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center on Saturday, December 6th from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon. Session cost $10 for first child and $8 for each additional child. The SRAC is located at 600 Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield. For more information contact Tiffany Pearson at 919-934-2148 Ext. 112.

A 4-H Merry Market is scheduled for Saturday, December 6th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The event will take place at the Johnston Agricultural Center. There will be thirty vendors participating. Food will be available for $5 which includes chicken pastry, baked sweet potato and cornbread. Baked goods will also be available and fresh wreaths for $8. The center is located at 2738 NC 210 in Smithfield.

The Cleveland High School Band will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 6th from 9:30am - 3:30pm. It will be hosted at Cleveland High School, located at 1892 Polenta Road, Clayton.  There will be vendors, many handmade crafters and a Spaghetti Lunch. Santa will also be there to take pictures. Come out and join in the fun to support the Band.

The 4th Annual Stuff UR Stocking Shopping Day will be Saturday, December 6th at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Corbett Hatcher Community Building, located on Highway 39 North of Selma. There will be 25 local vendors with items to complete your Christmas list in one place. Lunch and funnel cakes will also be available. Come out and support local businesses of Johnston County. For questions call Pat Holmes 919-369-5826.

The popular Christmas in Clayton Art and Home Tour will be held on Sunday, December 7th, with six fresh homes and 9 local artists. All homes are in Taft Wood East Subdivision, off Motorcycle Road, east of Clayton. Each will be decorated for the holidays, and each will showcase a local artist or artists selling art. Hours are 3-7 p.m. Tickets are $10, and advance purchase is urged. Tickets can be purchased directly from the claytonvisualarts.org website or by calling 919-550-8934 or at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in downtown Clayton.

The West Johnston Lady Wildcat Soccer Team is having a Cow Pie Bingo Fundraiser on Saturday, December 13th at 11:00 am at West Johnston High School. Tickets can be purchased at the school. The grand prize will be as much as $4,000 cash. Call 919-934-7333 or email reidbyrd@johnston.k12.nc.us for information and to purchase tickets.

The Johnston County Chorale will present its Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 13th at 7:00 pm in the Johnston Community College Auditorium. Special performances will include the West Johnston High School Dance Team and Honors Chorus. Tickets are $14.00 and may be purchased through the JCC Auditorium Box Office by calling 919-209-2099.

Enjoy the Senior Coffee Corner at the Smithfield Recreation & Aquatics Center on Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield each Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am until 10:30am.  There will be free coffee and activities.

The Smithfield First Baptist Church Soup Kitchen is in need of Volunteers to serve every Monday and/or Thursday. There is a need for cooks, servers, and drivers to deliver meals to shut-ins. For more information, call the church office at 919-934-9771.

The Healing Hope Cancer Support Group sponsored by the Stephen Ministry at Mount Zion United Methodist Church holds meetings each month on the third Monday. Caregivers and family members are invited and encouraged to attend. The church is located at 15772 Highway 50 North, Garner. For more information, call 919-772-8415.

The Johnston County Red Cross is seeking Volunteers to help respond to victims after house fires and provide emergency services to people who are in need. For more information, call 919-719-1703.


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