WTSB - WMPM Community Events

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Updated: April 23, 2014

Micro Fire Department will host a Micro Community Watch Meeting on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00pm. The Fire Department is located on Highway 301 North of Micro. An officer from the Johnston County Sheriffs Office will be speaking about narcotics. All residents of the town and community are urged to attend.

Corinth Holders High School Drama Class will be performing a play "The Odd Couple" on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at 7:00pm each night in the auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front office of the school the week of the show or at the door the nights of the program. The school is located at 6875 Applewhite Road, Wendell.

Hospice of Wake County is seeking Volunteers to serve patients and families in the Johnston County Area. A training session is scheduled in March. For more information call 919-828-0890 or visit http:/www.hospiceofwake.org/vol.

On Saturday, April 26th from 8am until 1pm the North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Partnership with Johnston County Solid Waste and the NC Department of Agriculture will hold a Pesticide and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day at the Johnston County Livestock Arena located at 520 County Home Road, Smithfield from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.

The Spring Fundraiser for The Mama Edna Project will be held at Double Barley Brewing on Sunday, April 27th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm. The event honors the life and legacy of Mama Edna Honeycutt McLamb. Double Barley Brewing is located at 3174 Highway 70, Smithfield. For more information, call 919-780-8669.

A Father/Son Weekend will be held on Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th at Short Journey Retreat Center located at 2323 Cleveland Road, Smithfield. There is a cost with all food, overnight accommodations, fun and fellowship included. For more information, call 919-934-7463.

Clayton American Legion Post 71 is looking for Golf Teams and Hole Sponsors to participate in the 14th Annual Veterans Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 3rd at Riverwood Golf Course in Clayton. Lunch will be served at 11:00 am and tee time at 12:00 Noon. For more information, contact Bob Hughes at 919-320-6200.

A BBQ Pork & Chicken Plate Sale will be held at the Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, May 3rd from 4:00pm until 8:00pm. An auction of baked goods, crafts and other items starting at 7:00pm. Eat in or take out plates are $8. The fire department is located at 3167 Harper House Road, Four Oaks.

The 28th Annual Handy Mart/University of Mount Olive Invitational Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th at Southern Wayne Country Club located at 262 Country Club Road, Mount Olive. Lunch will be provided both days. For more information, call Howard Hunt at 919-658-4269 or call Ashley Mitchell at 919-658-7761.

Short Journey Retreat Center will have a Mother/Daughter Weekend on Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th. There is a cost which includes all food, overnight accommodations, fun and fellowship. For more information, call 919-934-7463.

A Job Fair hosted by Capital Area Workforce Centers will be held at Johnston Community College in the Tart Building on Tuesday, May 13th from 10:00am until 1:00pm. The college is located at 245 College Road, Smithfield. For more information, contact Nancy Stancil at 919-934-4953 or email at nancy.stancil@capitalareaworkforcecenter.com.

On Friday, June 6th at 7:00 pm, a Survivor Walk will be held at Smithfield-Selma High School. The school is located at 700 Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield. To register or for more information visit www.relayforlife.org/johnstonnc.

Open Registration for the Boys & Girls Club of Johnston County located at 609 North Pollock Street, Selma is every weekday from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm until all spaces are filled. Summer sessions will start Monday, June 16th. For schedules and details on program costs and financial assistance, call 919-965-5240.

North Carolina Pesticide Exams will be offered on Wednesday, August 13th beginning at 1:00 pm at the Johnston County Agricultural Center located at 2736 Highway 210, Smithfield. Please arrive by 12:30 pm and bring a valid ID and calculator.

The University of Mount Olive Concert Choir will hold its Spring Performance on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:30 pm. The event is free and will take place in the Mount Olive Assembly Hall located at 207 Wooten Street, Mount Olive. For more information, contact Carl Ashley at cashley@moc.edu.

Johnston County DAV Chapter #44 will host a Veterans Expo on Saturday, May 17th from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The event is free and will be held at 1500 Buffalo Road in Smithfield. Information on County resources and benefits available to veterans will be provided. For more information, call 919-300-1263.

The Pine Level American Legion Auxiliary is making plastic mats for Homeless Veterans. Donations of plastic bags in good condition are needed. For more information, call Alisia Johnson at 919-631-5490 or Heidi Sullivan at 919-320-6969.

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

The South Johnston Optimist Club of Eastern North Carolina is sponsoring an Oratorical Contest for students under the age of 19. Students are encouraged to speak their minds about the topic: "How My Passions Impact The World". Interested students are asked to call Greta Clayton at 910-892-1399.