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 Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

Franklin County Community Calendar

FRIDAY (APRIL 18)

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1 to 7 p.m. For an appointment, call 520-7114 after 6 p.m.

SATURDAY (APRIL 19)

Franklin County Parks and Recreation will sponsor bus trip to the rock churches of the Blue Ridge Parkway. For more information, call 483-9293 or 540-366-2888.

Franklin County Parks and Recreation will hold the Chug for the Jug 5K race at the Rocky Mount Farmers' Market. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. For more information, call 483-9293.

Trinity Mission will host Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church at 10 a.m.

An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Crossroads Ruritan Club and Endicott Assembly of God will be held at the Ruritan club from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for children ages 0 to 12. Children can bring a decorated egg for the best egg contest.

The Miss Pigg River Pageant will be held at the Pigg River Community Center at 7 p.m. Entrance donation is $12 for grade 6 through adults and $6 for grades K-5. The public is invited to attend.

TUESDAY (APRIL 22)

Trinity Mission will host singing with Carole Gaubatz at 2:15 p.m.

The Caregivers 4 Life Relay Team will host a Zumba class from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Essig Center beside the YMCA. A $5 donation goes to the Relay for Life.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold childbirth class #2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 489-1800.

The Phoebe Needles Center will hold a tour and tasting at the Chaos Mountain Brewery. To carpool from the center, arrive by 10 a.m. or meet at the brewery at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 per person and includes tour, tasting and box lunch. To register, call 483-1518.

The Franklin County Public Library will host local author Jim Morrison at 6:30 p.m. speaking about his new novel "Class of 1940: Coming of Age in WWII."

THURSDAY (APRIL 24)

Trinity Mission will host Garden City Grace Brethren at 7 p.m.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold an infant care class from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 489-1800.

SATURDAY (APRIL 26)

Trinity Mission will host Wirtz Assembly of God Praise Team at 7 p.m.

Aaron's will hold the 1st annual Demo Wars Bass Competition, Truck and Low Rider Car Show and Die-cast car collectors show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date will be April 27. All proceeds will go to Children's Miracle Network.

TUESDAY (APRIL 29)

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold childbirth class #3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 489-1800.

WEDNESDAY (APRIL 30)

The Caregivers 4 Life Relay Team will hold a fundraiser at El Rio Mexican Restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. Ten percent of dinner sales will go to the Relay for Life.

A veteran only job fair will be held at the VA Medical Center in the auditorium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SATURDAY (MAY 3)

The Rocky Mount Lions Club will present in concert Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at 7:30 p.m. in the FCHS auditorium. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For tickets and information, call 483-0904 or 483-5360.

SATURDAY (MAY 17)

The Franklin County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a bus trip to Mayberry, the home of Andy Griffith. For more information, call 483-9293.

MONDAY (MAY 19)

A science expo will take place at 6 p.m. outside the FCHS auditorium. Students will exhibit some of the research, investigations and activities they have been engaged in this year.

SATURDAY (MAY 24)

The Franklin County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a memorial day weekend bus trip to New York City. For more information, call 483-9293.

SATURDAY (MAY 31)

The Franklin County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a mystery train trip. Cost is $99 per person. For more information, call 483-9293.

FRIDAY (JUNE 6)

A walk-in immunization clinic will be held at the Franklin County Health Department from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. to get children ready for school. For more information, call 484-0292.

SATURDAY (JUNE 7)

The Franklin County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a bus trip to Mountain Lake Resort and the covered bridges. The cost is $69 per person. For more information, call 483-9293.

FRIDAY (JULY 11)

A walk-in immunization clinic will be held at the Franklin County Health Department from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. to get children ready for school. For more information, call 484-0292.

 
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