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Community Briefs: Family plans public Thanksgiving meal

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Church holding food giveaway

Kairos Church Ministries, 1003 S. Lodge St., will have a food giveaway beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.

Winter clothing giveaway this morning

ELM CITY — Wilson Missionary Union will hold its annual coat, sweater and blanket giveaway from 9 - 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Vaughn’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4966 Elm City Road.

Youth group hosts dinner, movie night

The Greater Love Free Will Baptist Youth Department will host a dinner and a movie night beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at 300-B Barnes St. Baked spaghetti will be served for dinner. The cost is $5; attendees can save their tickets for a raffle giveaway.

Parkinson’s support group to meet

The Wilson County Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 in the parlor of First Presbyterian Church located at 414 Sunset Road.

Janet Pike and Gloria Jinks from the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program will be the speakers. For more information, call Kitty Barnes at 252-239-0250 or Terry Norris at 252-991-5889.

PFLAG to meet Tuesday

ROCKY MOUNT — Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Rocky Mount will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 516 N. Church St.

Nar-Anon will meet Nov. 22

NASHVILLE — The Hope Seekers Nar-Anon group will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St.

Family serving Thanksgiving dinner

The Hines, Finch and Jones family will hold its annual “Share Our Table” community Thanksgiving dinner from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The dining room is the fellowship hall of Calvary Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Pender St.

Weaving group seeks new members

ROCKY MOUNT — The Tar River Basket Weavers will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Imperial Center Education Building, 270 Gay St.. New and experienced weavers are welcome. For more information, call Susan Legaj at 252-442-5659.

Free holiday haircuts offered

The Prevail Group will offer free haircuts for the holidays 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 at 700 S. Pender St. For more information, call Tawanda Moore at 252-315-1229.

Greenfield hosting hoops camp

Hand in Mine will hold its first holiday basketball camp open to both boys and girls with 50 spots available. The camp will take place 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at Greenfield School, 3551 NC 42 for ages 9 - 12.

The cost is $50 per child and registration deadline is Monday, Dec. 11. For more information, call Jeremy Jeffers at 252-230-8617 or email jeffers.handinmine@gmail.com.

Optimist clubs selling Christmas trees

The Evening and Breakfast Optimist Clubs are having their annual Christmas tree, wreaths and bows sale 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 - 9 p.m. Sundays. The Evening Optimist lot is at the corner of North Carolina Avenue and Nash Street; the Breakfast Optimist lot is at the corner of Forest Hills Road and Raleigh Road Parkway. All proceeds supports the youth in Wilson County.

Bridge club names recent winners

Wilson Duplicate Bridge Club winners for Nov. 14, North/South, are Lynda Land and Beverly Wells, first; Heather Pierce and Tempie Pierce, second; and Sally Barnes and Holmes Smoot, third; East/West winners are Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, first; Mable Hesmer and Janet Gresham, second; Nancy Marlowe and Dot Boyette, third; and Marsha Irvin and Watson Barnes, fourth.

North/South winners for Nov. 16 are Janet Gresham and Frank Eagles, first; Judy and Sim Wooten, second; and Sallie and Tom Cozart, third. East/West winners are Betty Banks and Louise Watson, first; Helen Paszek and Carolyn Griffin, second; Nancy Thompson and Charlotte Weathers, third; and Harriet Glover and Marsha Irvin, fourth.

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