The monthly Franklinton Breakfast Hour will be held at the Franklinton Senior Center on Saturday, April 25, at 8:30 a.m. The meal will be hosted by Diane Murray, Peggy and Louis McAlister, and members of Union View Baptist Church. The community is invited. There is no charge and no reservations are needed.
A computer basics class will begin on Thursday, May 7, at the Louisburg Senior Center, 2-3 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call the Senior Center at (919)496-1131.
On April 28 at 9 a.m., seniors are invited to have muffins with Mattie Woodard, Director for the Franklin County Department of Aging. This is a time to talk with her about any ideas or concerns you may have for older adults in Franklin County. Be sure to sign up by calling the Louisburg Senior Center, (919) 496-1131.
Legal Aid info
Richard Trottier, attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina, will present information on wills and advance directives at the Louisburg Senior Center on Thursday, April 30, at 10 a.m. For more information, call the Senior Center at (919) 496-1131.
The Northeast Piedmont Chorale, under the direction of Sue M. Crocker, will present its 2015 Spring Concerts as follows:
Friday, May 1, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Henderson; Saturday, May 2, 7 p.m., Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wake Forest; Sunday, May 3, 4 p.m., Youngsville Baptist Church, Youngsville.
For more information, visit the Northeast Piedmont Chorale website: www.npchorale.org.
Boy Scout Troop 555 of Louisburg will sponsor a BBQ pork and chicken plate sale on Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Louisburg United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall. Eat in or take out. Also, special plates of beef brisket will be available (limited availability).
WL Firemen's Day
White Level Firemen's Day will be held Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. - until, at the White Level Fire Department (12 miles east of Louisburg), eat in or take out. BBQ pork or chicken plates available. Also, plates will be sold at Louisburg Motors, Hwy. 56, take out only. An auction will be held at 2 p.m.
The Louisburg High School Class of 1985 will be having it's 30th Year Reunion, "An Evening of Celebration," Saturday, Aug. 8, at the North Raleigh Hilton, 3415 Wake Forest Road. Registration and meet 'n greet begins at 6:45 p.m. followed by dinner, festivities and special guests. You may contact Angela Wilkins at email@example.com for questions.
The third annual Eastern North Carolina Sustainability Summit is bringing together citizens, public and private officials, farmers, and those interested in exploring "The Economics of Sustainability".
This year's summit is open to everyone and offers sessions on building and home energy efficiency, clean vehicles and alternative fuels, as well as waste reduction and recycling.
There will be an alternative fuel vehicle show displaying hybrids, plug in electric, biodiesel, CNG, propane passenger and fleet vehicles. Public and private sector exhibitors will be present with resources and information.
The summit will be Friday, May 15 at Edgecombe Community College's Fleming Building in Tarboro. Registration is $25 which covers all sessions, materials, and food.
Registration and information is online at: http://encss.eventbrite.com.
Friends of Youngsville Library will be having a Book Sale on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ylibrary
Anyone wanting to donate books can drop them off at the library during the days before the event. The library is located at 218 US1-A South in Youngsville and the hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. All proceeds from the book sale are used to support the library.
Safe Space in Louisburg will have its 13th annual Safe Space Reverse Raffle on Saturday, May 16, at Louisburg United Methodist Church.
Safe Space is a non-profit organization that provides supportive services to meet the needs of victims of domestic violence and their children.
Registration begins at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100.00 and are now on sale. One ticket admits two for dinner and the reverse raffle event. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Grand prize is $1,000, with over $3,000 in total prizes to be given away. To purchase a ticket or for more information, call the Safe Space Office at (919) 497-5599.
Spring Rabies Clinics
Spring Rabies Clinics will be held as follows:
Saturday, April 25, Franklin County Animal Shelter, 8-9:30 a.m.; Tony Ace Hardware, Youngsville, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, Foy Mart, 9-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, Franklin County Animal Shelter, 8-9:30 a.m.
All rabies vaccines are $5. One and three-year vaccines available. Bring previous certificate to qualify for a three-year vaccine. All cats and dogs 4 months and older must be vaccinated to prevent rabies. Other vaccines will be available.
For more information, call Tar River Veterinary Hospital, (919) 494-5500.
FC Relay Dinner
Franklin County Relay For Life will be holding its annual cancer survivor dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Cedar Creek Middle School, 2228 Cedar Creek Road, Youngsville. Please RSVP to Linda Frederickson by April 18 by emailing: Frederickson.firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (919) 556-4981.