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Community calendar: Three Little Pigs Triathlon planned

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Three Little Pigs Triathlon planned

SMITHFIELD — The Three Little Pigs Triathlon, sponsored by Sysco, will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center, 600 Booker Dairy Road.

Arts council plans grant workshop

SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Arts Council will hold a Grassroots Arts Program grant workshop to assist interested applicants in preparing competitive grants from 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 in the Triangle East Chamber of Commerce conference room, 1115 Outlet Center Drive.

For more information, contact Darlene Williford at 919-738-9622 or

Chamber schedules cookout, raffle

SMITHFIELD — The Triangle East Chamber of Commerce will hold a cookout and raffle fundraiser from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Country Club of Johnston County, 694 Country Club Road. For more information, call 919-934-9166.

Museum to host Juneteenth celebration

SELMA— The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum, 104 W. Anderson St., will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25. The holiday commemorates the 1865 date when slavery ended in Texas.

For more information, call the museum at 919-333-4899 or email education and projects coordinator Eric Jackson at

COMMUNITY CALENDAR listings are published free of charge as a public service of the Johnstonian News. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Friday for the following Wednesday’s edition. Email listings to with “Community Calendar” in the subject line.