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  • Blood drive in Pine Level Set, Aug. 4
    2:00 pm-6:30 pm
    Aug-04-17

    A blood drive will be held Friday, Aug. 4, at Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church from 2 to 6:30 p.m. The Red Cross says there is an urgent need for all types of blood.

    Walk-ins are welcome or those interested in giving can sign-up on line at redcross.org, or by calling Beth Thomas at 919-965-8685 for an appointment.  Plenty of times are available.

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  • Selma’s Urban Beach Party set for Aug. 5
    4:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Aug-05-17

    Selma will enter the splash zone with its first “Urban Beach Party” this Saturday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m.

    The event will be held on South Raiford Street between Anderson and Railroad streets.

    Two inflatable water slides from Bounce Carolina along with a DJ playing music will be on hand for the party and much more!

    Admission is free. For complete information, call town Activities Director Melissa Dooley at 919-965-9841, extension 8003.

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  • Batten Family reunion set for Aug. 13
    12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Aug-13-17

    The annual Ransom and Elizabeth Parrish Batten family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 13 at Micro First Baptist Church Fellowship building in Micro.

    Children of Ransom and Elizabeth were Leroy, Ellen B. Wall, Charlie, Mary B. Hinnant, Egeria B. Wall, Willie B. Batten, Fred, Mattie B. Mozingo, Frank, Freeman and Stratford.

    Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish for lunch, to be served at 1 p.m. Following the meal, family pictures will be made.

    The reunion is held the second Sunday in August. For more information, contact Iris H. Sullivan at 919-634-9064.

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  • Selma Masonic Lodge plans blood drive
    2:00 pm-6:30 pm
    Aug-16-17

    The Selma Masonic Lodge 320 is sponsoring a community blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 2-6:30 p.m. The drive will take place at the lodge at 405 N. Pollock Street in Selma.

    To schedule an appointment go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Selma Masonic Lodge. For more information contact Roger at 919-965-4631.

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  • “Back To School Bash”
    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    Aug-19-17

    The Richard B. Harrison Alumni Association is sponsoring its annual “Back To School Bash” on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Youth in grades 1 – 12 are invited to come with a parent to receive a backpack with school supplies.

    The Richard B. Harrison Center is located at 405 S. Brevard St., Selma. Donations are welcome. Please call 919-934-0339 to make a donation.

  • Ugandan Thunder group to perform in churches
    7:00 pm-6:30 pm
    Aug-19-17-Aug-20-17

    Ugandan Thunder, a nationally acclaimed choir consisting of 22 multi-talented children ranging in ages from 8 to 13 from the Royal School and Orphanage located in Uganda, will be appearing at several locations this weekend in Johnston County.

    They will sing songs both in African and American styles. The concert consists of high energy music, dance and audience interaction.

    On Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. they will perform at Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church, located at 652 Swift Creek Road.

    A performance will be held in Princeton during the 11 a.m. service at Princeton Baptist Church. The church is located at 201 S. Pearl Street in Princeton.

    On Sunday, Aug. 20 the group will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Kenly Missionary Baptist Church, at 1730 NC Hwy 222, west of Kenly. This is also brought to Kenly by Bethany Missionary Baptist Church.

    The tour is sponsored by Pennies for Posho, a non-profit Christian ministry that provides food, clothing, shelter and clean drinking water to 11 orphanages in Uganda.

    For more information, contact the individual churches.

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  • Princeton Fire Department to dedicate new engine
    3:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Aug-20-17

    The Princeton Volunteer Fire Department will dedicate its new fire engine on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. at the fire station located at 501 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Blvd.

    The fire engine will be dedicated and blessed, along with those on serve aboard it, into service for the residents of Princeton.

    Community residents and distinguished guests are welcome to attend.

  • Ugandan Thunder group to perform in churches
    7:00 pm-6:30 pm
    Aug-20-17-Aug-21-17

    Ugandan Thunder, a nationally acclaimed choir consisting of 22 multi-talented children ranging in ages from 8 to 13 from the Royal School and Orphanage located in Uganda, will be appearing at several locations this weekend in Johnston County.

    They will sing songs both in African and American styles. The concert consists of high energy music, dance and audience interaction.

    On Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. they will perform at Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church, located at 652 Swift Creek Road.

    A performance will be held in Princeton during the 11 a.m. service at Princeton Baptist Church. The church is located at 201 S. Pearl Street in Princeton.

    On Sunday, Aug. 20 the group will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Kenly Missionary Baptist Church, at 1730 NC Hwy 222, west of Kenly. This is also brought to Kenly by Bethany Missionary Baptist Church.

    The tour is sponsored by Pennies for Posho, a non-profit Christian ministry that provides food, clothing, shelter and clean drinking water to 11 orphanages in Uganda.

    For more information, contact the individual churches.

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  • Selma’s Solar Eclipse party
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Aug-21-17

    A Solar Eclipse “Get Mooned” Viewing party will be held on Monday, Aug 21, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  on the lawn of Harrison Center for Active Aging, 611 W. Noble St., Selma.

    Selma Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the event.

    A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon aligns to completely cover the sun. 

    The eclipse will start at approximately 2:33 p.m. Selma will be momentarily surrounded by almost total darkness, while the sun’s corona will be visible.

    People are encouraged to bring their own chairs and viewing glasses or devices.

    For complete information, call Selma Parks and Recreation at 919-975-1411.

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  • Prayer walks set Sunday
    2:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Aug-27-17

    Prayer walks will continue this Sunday, Aug. 27  at several area schools.

    The Princeton Area Ministerial Association (PAMA) will have a Prayer Walk at Princeton High School on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. The school is located at 101 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Blvd.

    Prayr walks include North Johnston High School on Sunday, Aug 27 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Daniel Arant of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church leading the service and North Johnston Middle School on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Lin Renfrow of Micro Free Will Baptist Church leading the service.

    The prayer walk at Pine Level Elementary School will be also take place on Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. at the school and will be led by Pastor Todd Moore of Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church

    Community Churches United (CCU) will hold simultaneous prayer walks at the Rosewood elementary, middle and high school campuses on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. Rosewood Elementary is located at 126 Charlie Braswell Rd., the middle school is located at 541 NC Hwy 581 South, and the high school is located at 900 Rosewood Rd.

    Selma Ministries Association (SMA) will have prayer walks on Sunday through Selma Elementary School, 311 W. Richardson St., at 4:15 p.m. and Selma Middle School, 1533 U.S. 301 North, at 5 p.m.

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  • Awana program to begin at KMBC
    5:30 pm-7:00 pm
    Aug-30-17

    Kenly Missionary Baptist Church will begin its Awana program next Wednesday, Aug. 30 with a hot dog supper at 5:30 p.m.

    Awana, which stands for Approved Workmen are Not Ashamed, from 2 Timothy 2:15, is a children’s ministry and will include children from age 2 through high school. The meetings are held once a week on Wednesday nights.

    This is the first time the church has offered the program to middle and high school students.

    During Awana children have a Bible study, play games and activities and do small group activities. Adults teach the lessons and listen to individual children as they recite their memory verses.

    For more information contact Kenly Missionary Baptist Church at 919-284-6111.

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