July 23-Aug. 31st. Communities in Schools of Robeson County is sponsoring a “Stuff the Bus” campaign to provide back-to-school items for 4,000 needy children starting Monday and continueing until Aug. 31.
Drop off locations will be announced.
Meeting: The Nominations/Personnel Committee of the Robeson County Partnership for Children, Inc. will meet Wednesday at noon in the board room in the office of Robeson County Partnership for Children at 210 E. Second St.
Meeting: The Lumbee Warriors Association will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Lumbee Lodge, District 4, Philadelphus Community Center, at 2811 Philadelphus Road. All veterans are welcome to attend.
For questions, call Furnie Lambert at 910-827-0205.
Job Fair: Alliance for Advanced Manufacturing and the town of Fairmont will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the Town Hall courtroom. The fair will provide information about a six-month Robeson Community College course resulting in a mechanical job in manufacturing.
Nature hike: There will be a nature hike on Thursday at Fair Bluff Boardwalk, at 9 a.m. All participants need to dress for the weather and wear good foot wear.
For information, call Ranger Brantley Bowen at 910-628-4564.
Shopping trip: Southeastern Community Action Inc. will host a Myrtle Beach Shopping Trip at the Coastal Mall and a meal at Giant Crab Seafood restaurant on Friday.
The cost is $45 per person.
For more information, call at Jean Terry 910-844-9644 or Linda Graham 910-844-5450.
Tournament: COMtech Carolina Commerce and Technology Center, Inc. will sponsor a corn hole tournament at Biggs Park Mall on Saturday at 10 a.m.
To register, or for information, call Ken Windley at 910-522-9944 or 910-740-8664.
Animal program: Lumber River State Park will hold a hands-on program about aquatic animals of the Lumber River on Saturday.
For information, call Ranger Eric Siratt at 910-628-4564.
Adult swim: Seniors 55 years old and older can swim for free Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon during July at the Bradford Pool in St. Pauls. A lifeguard will be on duty.
For questions, call Wendy Chavis at 910-671-3090.
Counseling: The Southeastern Family Violence in Lumberton is offering free crisis counseling during June and July. If you are currently, or have experienced intimate partner, family or household violence and are in need of counseling, call 910-739-8622.
Zombie Walk: The Robeson County Public Library will host a “Zombie Walk” in the library’s garden on Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. Zombie makeovers will be available along with chances to dance to “Thriller.”
Meeting: The Robeson County Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. on Aug. 4 and the first Saturday of every month at the Robeson County Public Library in Lumberton. Anyone interested in history can attend.
Motorcycle run: The “Spirit Riders,” will hold a motorcycle back-to-school run to benefit Union Elementary School on Aug. 5. Registration will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. and the riders will leave at 2:30 p.m. from the C&P Mini Mart in Pembroke.
The cost is $10 per rider or $15 per couple.
For information, call Lucinda Callahan at 910-785-3073 or Ruby Oxendine at 910-740-8969.
Shag lessons: The Lumberton Recreation Department will hold shag lessons starting Aug. 6 in the south end of the Pine Street Activity Center on the corner of Eighth and Pine streets.
Beginner classes start at 7 p.m. and intermediate classes start at 8 p.m. A partner is not required.
The fee is $30 per person, per month. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Night out: Fairmont’s national night out will be at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7 at the Heritage Center. The guest speaker will be anti-gang specialist Leon Burden. There will be hot dogs, drinks, door prizes and raffle drawings. The public is invited.
Memorial service: The Families and Friends of Murder and Homicide Victims support group will host its sixth annual Candlelight Memorial Service for those who have died as the result of homicide, domestic violence or drunk driving. The service will be held on Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church Cherry Fellowship Hall at 606 N. Walnut St.
For questions or to request a loved one to be honored at the event, call Debra Arnette at 910-734-1527 or email email@example.com.
Show: Biggs Park Mall will be selling tickets for WKML’s Singer and Songwriter Show on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.
Singer-songwriter event: WKML will hold a singer-songwriter showcase at the Carolina Civic Center on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in-person from 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the theater’s administrative offices on the second floor, or by calling the Civic Center at 910-738-4339.
Meeting: The Robeson County Partnership for Children’s Board of Directors will meet Aug. 14 at noon in the Board Room of the Robeson County Partnership for Children at 210 East 2nd Street. The meeting is open to the public.
Community Forum: There will be a discussion of the recent Lumbee Rite of Passage Program about behavioral health, youth and the community at the new Pembroke Boys and Girls Club on Aug. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Food will be provided.
For information, contact Rhonda Faircloth at 910-785-3382 and rfairclo@wakehealth, or Alex Baker at 910-522-2204 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open house: St. Pauls Elementary School will hold its back to school open house on Aug. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.
For questions, contact the school at 910-865-4103.
Meeting: The Robeson County Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. on Sept. 1 and the first Saturday of every month at the Robeson County Public Library in Lumberton. Anyone interested in history can attend.
Alzheimer’s walk: The Robeson County Alzheimer’s Walk for Memory will be held on Oct 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Luther Britt Park, shelter B, near the Interstate 95 side.
Registration is free, but all participants are encouraged to raise $25.
Register at the walk or by calling Mary Scott at 910-737-3164.
Meeting: The Robeson County Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. on Oct. 6 and the first Saturday of every month at the Robeson County Public Library in Lumberton. Anyone interested in history can attend.
Dance: The Farmer’s Festival dance will be held in the exhibition hall of the Robeson County Fair Grounds on October 20 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Music for the event will be provided by the Carolina Breakers Band. There will be a contest for the best shagger. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, on sale beginning July 1 at Fairmont’s Fantastic 4th celebration in Community Park.
Festival: Pembroke’s annual street festival, Crusin’ Pembroke, will be held Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street. For applications for vendors and exhibitors, call Kim Hunt at 910-775-9110 or email email@example.com.
Meeting: Concerned Citizens for the Betterment of Our Community meet the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Saddletree Community Building at 1031 Mt. Olive Road.
The meetings are open to all citizens of Saddletree. For information, call 910-739-9739.
Meeting: The Godwin Heights Community Watch program will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Godwin Heights community building every third Tuesday of every month.
For information, contact president Bill Perry at 910-736-3418, or Councilman Jackie Taylor at 910-738-4389.
Walking: The Pine Street Gym will host walking for exercise every day from 9 to 10 a.m.
For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881
Smocking classes: The Pine Street Senior Center will hold smocking classes every Monday night from 7 to 7 p.m. For questions, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Craft class: Lisa Matthews is offering craft classes every Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Robeson County Public Library.
For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craft class: The South Lumberton Resource Center on Martin Luther King Drive will host craft classes every Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. No experience necessary.
For information, call 910-671-3881.
Quilting classes: The Pine Street Senior Center will host quilting classes every Tuesday night from 6 to 9 p.m. No experience necessary.
For information, call 910-671-3881.
Craft classes: The Pine Street Senior Center will host craft classes every Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. No experience necessary.
For information, call 910-671-3881.
Meeting: The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies will hold its monthly meeting every fourth Saturday at noon at 300 Brooke Lane, Weaver Court Housing Complex.
Museum Volunteers: The Robeson County History Museum seeks volunteers to help open the museum and greet visitors on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. until noon in April and May.
Museum Exhibit: A case exhibit of artifacts from the wreck, Queen Anne’s Revenge, Blackbeard’s flagship, will be on display at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex from March 10 through May 31. The exhibit is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Open house: The Mill Prong House will be open the first Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 p.m. A docent is available to lead visitors through this Scottish Heritage House, built in 1795 by Scottish immigrants. Also, displays are in both the visitors center and throughout the house. The McEachern Cemetery, approximately 250 years old, is located on the property, and is available for touring. Mill Prong House is located between Red Springs and Raeford off N.C. 211. Call 910-739-4879 for information or visit www.millpronghouse.com.
Dance classes: The Lumber River Swingers are teaching Western Square dance, line dance, and Waltz for all ages. The club meets every Tuesday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center in the teen room. Refreshments available. Club dues are $10 a month. The Lumberton River Swingers will no longer be taking new students.
Parenting program: The Southeastern Family Violence Center will host a basic school age parenting program every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 109 W. 9th St. The program helps to promote child and parental competencies and strengthen families. Program participants receive a $25 gift card upon completion. Residents of Lumberton Housing Authority also receive 56 community service hours. For information, call 910-739-8622.
Painting: Painting classes will be held at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1314 Mimosa St. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Dance club: The Twin State Twirlers, based in Marietta, are looking for new members to square dance, line dance, shag and waltz in the club. The group meets every Thursday night from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Community Building, 2819 Marietta Road, in Marietta. Club dues are $10.
For more information, call Rich at 910-374-9575 or Doris at 910-734-1724.
Meeting: The Sons of The American Revolution meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at The Proctor Building, which is located at 6th and Elm Street in Lumberton. Anyone with an ancestor that participated in the American Revolution is invited. For information, call 910 738-2677.
Craft classes: Craft classes are being held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Pine Street Senior Center. No experience is necessary. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Craft class: Craft classes are being held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursdays at the East Lumberton Resource Center. No experience is necessary. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Bowling: The Sunshine Seekers meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lumberton Bowling Center. All visually impaired people are invited. The group also meets at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Pine Street Activity Center. Other activities include attending musicals, sports, summer camp, exercise, bowling and fishing. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Craft classes: Craft classes for the visually impaired are held at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the Pine Street Senior Center. No experience is necessary. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Support group: The Golden Ladies support group meets at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Pine Street Senior Center. You must be 50 or older. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Meeting: The O.K. Club, which is open to those 50 and older, meets every first Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Pine Street Senior Center for business. Planning meetings are every second Thursday at noon. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Board games: Board games will be played every second Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Pine Street Senior Center. For information, call 910-671-3881.
Bingo: Free senior bingo is held the second Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pine Street Activity Center. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Card game: Bridge will be played every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Pine Street Activity Center. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Walking: Walking for exercise is held every day at the Pine Street Gym from 9 to 10 a.m. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Quilting class: Quilting classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Pine Street Senior Center. No experience is necessary to make quilts for all occasions. For information, call Tonya at 910-371-3881.
Sewing class: A smocking/sewing class will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at the Pine Street Senior Center. For information, call Tonya at 910-671-3881.
Computer classes: Weed & Seed will be offering basic and advanced computer classes continuously throughout the school year. The basic classes are $25 for three months and advanced are $30 for three months. They will be held at the East and South Lumberton Police sub stations. For information, call Lee Hinson, Coordinator at 910-671-3997.
Music classes: Weed & Seed will be offering piano and percussion classes continuously throughout the school year. The cost is $25 for three months, and they will be held at the East and South Lumberton Police sub stations. For information, call Lee Hinson, Coordinator at 910-671-3997.
Square dancing: Lumber River Swingers are dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center Teen Room. All dancers and those interested in learning how to square dance are invited. For information, call 910-739-2162 or 910-258-1061.
Square dancing: The Lumber River Swingers will dance from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center Teen Room, except on the fifth of the month. All dancers and those interested in learning to square dance are invited. For information, c all 910-739-2162 or 910-258-1061.
Counseling: Free crisis counseling to help in the aftermath of the tornadoes is being offered by Southeastern Regional LME for Robeson and Bladen Counties daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p. m. by calling 910-865-3500 or 866-451-7760. They can provide educational and supportive contact in your home, make referrals, and help survivors cope and rebuild.
Classes: Enrollment for free Lumbee tribe culture classes will be held on Mondays from 5 to 8 p.m. through the month of June at the District 3 Soaring Eagle Community Center, located at 422 Norment Road in Lumberton. For information, call Rhonda Faircloth at 910-785-3382.
Meeting: The Christian Women Connection of Robeson County will hold a luncheon meeting on the third Wednesday of each month. Call Diane at 910-739-7967 or Ruby at 910-628-8412.
Meeting: The Disabled American Veterans Lumberton Chapter #7 meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the banquet room at Golden Corral in Lumberton. All veterans are invited. For information, call Commander Billy Ray Jacobs at 910-843-8748, Adjutant Janice Weathers at 910-474-9193 or Cindy Dimery at 910-521-9750.
Dance classes: The Lumberton Recreation Department will hold Inspirational Aerobic and Exercise classes at the Parkview Activity Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 every six weeks (free for youth). For information, call Lori Washington at 910-671-3873.
Dance team: The Lumberton Recreation Department will begin taking registration for the Community Wide Inspirational Dance Team beginning Oct. 11. This program is for anyone between the ages of 4 and up. Practices are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Meeting: The Saddletree Community Center meeting is held at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month and is open to the public.
Support group: The Chad Allen Arnette Families and Friends of Murder and Homicide Victims support group of Robeson County will hold meetings on the last Tuesday of every month at the Bible Alive Ministries located at Floyd’s Mortuary in Lumberton. For information, call Debra Arnette at 910-734-1527.
Clinic: The Robeson County Orthopedic Clinic is open the first Friday of each month at 7:30 a.m. The clinic is designed to provide care for persons up to age 21 with diseases, deformities, and disorders of the skeletal system. The clinic accepts insured and non-insured clients. For more information, referrals, or appointments, call 910-671-3215.
Prayer breakfast: A Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship of America prayer breakfast will be at 7 a.m. Saturdays at McNeill’s restaurant on Fifth Street in Lumberton.
Craft sale: A craft sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Thursday at the Soaring Eagle Center located at 442 Norment Road. Jewelry, quilts handbags and other crafts made by the Lumbee Elder Heritage Group will be sold.
Volunteer: The Robeson County animal shelter in St. Pauls is now open from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are need to help staff those hours. For information, call Frances Stayton at 910-736-0123 or Jean Pait at 910-734-1872.
Karate lessons: The Lumberton Recreation Department will sponsor karate lessons for children and adults from 6 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center activity room. The instructor will teach krav-maga and Brazilian jui jitsu. Monthly fees are $25 for one person, $40 for two or $50 for a family. Registration fees can be paid to Chris, the instructor, on the first Monday of each month. For information, call Chris at 910-618-1600.
Kickboxing: The Lumberton Recreation Department will sponsor kickboxing aerobics for women at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center activity room. The cost is $20 per month and can be paid to the instructor, Joan Townsend. For information, call the Recreation Department at 910-671-3869.
Dancing: There will be free line dancing at 8 p.m. Thursdays at Mariani’s Steak, Seafood and Grill in Pembroke. For information, call 910-521-1212.
Business meeting: The Pembroke Business Professional Women’s Organization meets the first Monday of each month. For information, call Kim Hunt at 910-536-7816.
Weight-loss group: “Take off the pounds sensibly,” a non-profit weight-loss group, meets at 6 p.m. Mondays in the West End Baptist Church fellowship hall. For information, call Lena at 910-739-2700.
Flea market: Fairmont’s weekly flea market is each Saturday starting at 7 a.m. on the town museum grounds. There is no fee for vendors to set up. For information call 910-28-9755, ext. 15.
Bingo: Bingo for anyone 55 years and older from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month in the Heritage Center in downtown Fairmont.
Museum: The Red Springs Historical Museum is open from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Sunday at 504 E. Fourth Ave.
Historic house: The Mill Prong House, a Federalist-style Scottish heritage house built around 1795, is open to the public from 2 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month. It is located between Red Springs and Raeford. For information, call 910-739-4879.
VFW meeting: The Pembroke VFW meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the second Monday after the first Sunday at the Lowery VFW clubhouse in Pembroke. For information, call Jerry Lowery at 910-521-3297.
Honor guard meeting: The Honor Guard of Robeson County meets the last Saturday of each month at Oxendine Church in Maxton. For information, call Jerry Lowery at 910-521-3297.
Support group: The Lumberton Sarcoidosis Foundation meets at 11 a.m. every fourth Saturday of each month at the East Lumberton Police substation at 1608 E. Fifth St. The group offers an open discussion on the education of Sarcoidosis. For information, call 910-536-8635.
Volunteers: Southeastern Regional Medical Center needs dedicated and dependable adult volunteers to provide support and assistance in a variety of departments throughout the medical center. For information, call Beth Ivey at 910-671-5093.
Magazines: Volunteers at Southeastern Regional Medical Center are requesting donations of recent magazines for daily distribution to patients. Donations may be dropped off at the main lobby reception desk. For information, call Beth Ivey at 910-671-5093.
Meeting: The NAACP meeting is held at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the African American Culture Center in Lumberton. The new leadership is asking all members to come.
Happy Hearts: Happy Hearts Cardiac Support Group, for people with heart disease and their family members, meets at 7 p.m. quarterly in the Southeastern Regional Medical Center assembly room. Participants are asked to bring a heart-healthy dish. Drinks will be provided. For information, call 910-671-5067.
Picture of Health: A television series which features the physicians, programs and services of Southeastern Regional Medical Center, airs at 10 a.m. Saturdays on Ion Media Network (local channel 62, cable channel 8, digital channels 36.6 and 62.1). Previous episodes can be viewed on the publications and videos link at www.srmc.org. For information, call 910-671-5018.
Genealogy meeting: The Robeson County Historical and Genealogical Society meetings are held at 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Osterneck Auditorium. Open to the public. For information, visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncrcgs2/index.html.
Support group: The HealthKeeperz Hospice’s grief support group meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday. It makes no difference whether the loss took place last week, several months ago, or even last year. For information, call 910-860-7178.
Study program: The Power Hour/Homework Study Program for youth ages 6 to 18 will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday from at 1310 N. Seneca St., Lumberton. For information, call 910-738-8474.
Head start registration: The Lumbee Regional Development Association is accepting applications for children 6 weeks to 4 years old and expecting moms at the Rennert area, Lumberton/Allenton area and Fairmont area. For information, call Cassandra Blanks at 910-522-2155.
Training program: Southeastern Family Violence Center is offering a new program, New Choices, which helps people with job training, education and support. For information, call 910-739-8622.
Volunteers sought: The Boys & Girls Club of Lumberton/Turner Terrace Unit needs volunteers to tutor students. No special training is required. For information, call 910-608-0040.
Tourism meeting: The Robeson Tourism Development Association meets at noon the first Wednesday of the month. For information, call Everett Davis at 910-671-3276.
SFVC support groups: The Southeastern Family Violence Center has a support group for women and children at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 109 W. Ninth St., Lumberton. For information, call 910-739-8622.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Cedar Street AA meets at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday and at 5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 6 p.m. Saturday at 2004 N. Cedar St., Lumberton. For information, call 910-738-4499.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Alcoholics Anonymous, a self-help group for recovering alcoholics, meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Southeastern Recovery Alternatives, 705-B Wesley Pines Road. For information, call 910-272-3030.
Narcotics Anonymous: Narcotics Anonymous, a self-help group for people recovering from drug addiction, meets at 8 p.m. Mondays at Southeastern Recovery Alternatives, 705-B Wesley Pines Road. For information, call 910-272-3030.
Nicotine Anonymous: Nicotine Anonymous, a self-help group that offers support to individuals in their effort to stop nicotine addiction, meets at 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s Community Education Classroom I located on the main campus. For information, call 910-272-3030.
Caregiver group: South Lumberton Family Caregiver support group meets at 6 p.m. on the Tuesday after the second Sunday of each month in the South Lumberton Resource Building on Martin Luther King Drive. A light dinner is served. For information, call 910-272-0121.