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Community Briefs 10-11-19

Zebulon Meals on Wheels drivers needed

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Meals on Wheels of Zebulon is seeking volunteer drive to deliver hot lunches to disabled people in the Zebulon area. Commitment is for one hour per month. For more information contact Cindy Privette at 919-601-1575 or

Betty Maynard Book Club

The Betty Maynard Book Club, which is sponsored by the Gen. James Moore Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month except in December at 11:15 a.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Forks Cafeteria, Wake Forest. The book of the month is discussed for about an hour and then members enjoy lunch together. For more information about the Betty Maynard Book Club, contact chapter librarian Belinda Wilson at 919-845-5332.

American Legion Brunswick Stew sale

Franklinton American Legion Post 52 will sell its famous Brunswick Stew ($8 per quart) on Saturday at 11 a.m. until all are sold. Post 52 is located at 40 American Legion Road, Franklinton. To reserve quarts, call or text Steve at 919 727-0087 or email at and state the number of quarts you want and your phone number.

Roberts family reunion

The descendants of John P. Roberts will have a family reunion Saturday at Redwood Ruritan Club, 4803 Cheek Road, Durham from 11 a.m-4 p.m.

For more information contact Dorothy Roberts Watson at 919-688-1073 or email

Miss Zebulon and Miss Zebulon’s Outstanding Teen program

Miss Zebulon 2020 and Miss Zebulon’s Outstanding Teen 2020 will be crowned on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Jones Seby B. Performing Arts Center on the campus of Louisburg College. The Miss Zebulon and Miss Zebulon’s Outstanding Teen programs are official preliminary competitions to the Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen pageants.

Creedmoor Fireman’s Day

Creedmoor Fireman’s Day will take place Saturday. It is the Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department’s only fundraiser of the year. It begins with a parade at 3:30 p.m. Barbecue and home-cooked stew will be sold until 7 p.m. Barbecue will be $8 per pound and Brunswick stew will be $8 per quart.

The Creedmoor Volunteer Fire Department is registering entrants for their 2019 Fireman’s Day Parade Businesses and civic groups interested in having a float or entry in the parade should phone or text 919-368-6470 and leave a brief message with their contact information.

Parade entries (with the exception of fire department ladder trucks) will line up on East Church Street beginning at the stoplight at the First Baptist Church. Entrants are encouraged to take N.C. 56 to Hawley School Road to Church Street, then turn right on Church Street and enter the parade formation at the first available spot.

Halloween Spooktacular at Joyner Park

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 4:30-8 p.m. at the new Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road.

The Halloween Spooktacular is a free, family-oriented festival for children ages 12 and younger. This year’s festivities will include a balloon artist and cupcake walk, along with a variety of ghostly games and activities, and free pumpkin giveaways — while supplies last. Costumes are optional, but best costumes will be featured on the town’s website and social media pages.

For more information about the Halloween Spooktacular, visit or call 919-435-9560.

River of Yesteryear

River of Yesteryear will return Saturday, Oct. 26. This free Colonial living history event in Louisburg is in its fourth year and includes exhibitors demonstrating early life in North Carolina. For more information, visit

Monthly comedy showcase

The monthly Between2Clouds Comedy showcase will be held Monday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at The Cotton Company, 306 S. White St., Wake Forest. Tickets are $5.

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