RED SPRINGS — The Red Springs And Northern Railroad Foundation will hold Rails To Christmas rail car rides on Friday and Saturday, and Dec. 21 and Dec. 22 at the depot on the corners of East Third and North Main streets. Trains will run from 6 to 10 p.m. each day.
There will be hot chocolate and cookies available, and every child 12 and under will receive a Christmas gift bag. Attendants are asked to bring a new, unwrapped gift to donate to the Toys for Tots program.
For information or tickets, which are $5 per person and free for children 5 and under, call 910-285-6242 or 910-602-0962 or visit www.redspringsandnorthern.com.
LUMBERTON — The Lumber River State Park will hold a hike on Jan. 1 starting at Princess Ann Access Area at 10 a.m.
The hike will feature different bird and wildlife sitings, and will cover at least six habitats.
For information, call Neill Lee at 910-628-4564.
PEMBROKE — The Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department will hold the seventh annual Christmas Ride for Kids, a motorcycle ride starting at the Fire Department at 102 W. Fourth St. on Dec. 15 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Proceeds from ticket sales, which are $10 per single rider and $15 per couple, will go toward the purchase of Christmas clothes for needy children in Robeson County.
For information, call Cindy Lowry at 910-521-2284.
LUMBERTON — Tickets for the second annual Dancing with the Robeson County Stars, which cost $30, are available for purchase at the United Way office at 202 N. Chestnut St., or by phone with a credit card by calling 910-739-4249.
The event will be held on March 22 at 6:30 p.m. and will raise money for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides a free book monthly to children 5 and under.