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every friday

Karaoke Night

8 - 11 p.m.

Westview Lanes

1700 Ward Blvd.

Eat, drink and sing each Friday night at the bowling alley.

friday, may 19

Complimentary Wine Tasting

5 - 7 p.m.

Grapenuts Wine

3711-B Peppermill Drive

Join host Piero with Mondo Imports for an evening of complimentary wine tasting.

friday, may 19

Adult Painting Class

6:30 - 9 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Arts Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Have fun and learn to paint a 16x20 piglet with Kim Valentine in an adult painting class. The cost is $25 per person and all supplies are included. Please RSVP by calling 252-265-9353 or email info@colorfulspirits.com.

saturday, may 20

North Carolina Agribusiness

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with activities 8 - 11 a.m.

Tobacco Farm Life Museum

U.S. 301 S., Kenly

Get information and do activities regarding N.C. Agriculture. Each Saturday demonstrations and displays of traditional arts, crafts and trades are featured on-site. All activities are included with regular admission to the museum, annual passes are available.

every sunday

Pints and Poses Yoga

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.


2117 Forest Hills Road

Weekly yoga classes are taught by a YMCA instructor. After class, stay for lunch, pints or mimosas. Bring your own mat if you have one; a few are available to borrow. Beginners always welcome.

every monday

Dog-Gone Monday

Heroes Sports and Oyster Bar and Grill

124 Barnes St.

Take your dog each Monday, sit on the patio and enjoy the weather.

Every monday


7 p.m.


2117 Forest Hills Road

Brewmasters will have Geeks Who Drink trivia every Monday.

Every mondaySFlbTrivia

7 p.m.


2801 Ward Blvd., Brentwood

Three teams win gift certificates.

Every monday

Open Mic Night

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Amateur performance artists welcome at this weekly, community brewery event.

every tuesday


7:30 p.m.

Heroes Sports and Oyster Bar and Grill

124 Barnes St.

Heroes hosts a fun, family-friendly trivia, four rounds, gift certificates for top three overall winners.

Tuesday, May 16

Karaoke Night

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 B Peppermill Dr.

Karaoke returns for a second week with ShanSound Entertainment.

every wednesday

Poetry reading

7:30 p.m.

Fountain General Store

Intersection of U.S. 258 and N.C. 222

Free poetry reading is offered every Wednesday at the general store. For more information, call 252-749-3228.