01/27/2023

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January 2023

27: Teen Gaming Club: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

28: Snakes: 2 p.m., Jones Lake State Park, 4117 NC 242 North, Elizabethtown. Ever wonder what snakes’ species are at home in eastern North Carolina? Information: 910-588-4550. (READ MORE)

31: Bladen County Substance Misuse Task Force Meeting: 6 p.m., Bladen Community College auditorium. Topics include scope of drug misuse and current efforts to defeat drug misuse. Information: Bladen County Health Department at 910-862-6900.

31: Game Night: 6 p.m., Clarkton Library, 10413 N. College St. Information: 910-647-3661.

Safe Plates for Food Managers Training Program: Jan. 17-19, 9:30 a.m., Bladen County Cooperative Extension Office, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Registration fee of $125 due Jan. 6. Information: Krista Johnson at 910-862-4591, Krista_Johnson@ncsu.edu or Meleah Collier at 910-641-3996, Meleah_Collier@ncsu.edu. Click here for registration form.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.

TBA: Community Naloxone Training: Spaulding Monroe Culture Center Suite 2, 508 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bladenboro. Sponsored by Bladen County Health Department and Bladen County Emergency Medical Services. Information: Tamisha Purdie at 910-872-6256 or tpurdie@bladenco.org.



February 2023

4: Community Day: 9 a.m., A Touch of Country Venue, 9700 N.C. 41, Harrells. Motorcycle ride, 11 a.m., single $20, double $25. Venders, 1-5 p.m. Winter Sneaker Ball, 6-11 p.m., ages 21 and over, $25 per person, $40 couples. Information: Ilka at 910-874-7725.

6: Blood Drive: Noon-6 p.m., Hickory Grove Baptist Church, 6414 Center Road, Bladenboro. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Visit www.redcrossblood.org  or call 800-red-cross to make an appointment.

6: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

6: Elizabethtown Town Council Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 805 W. Broad Street.

7: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

9: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

11: Super Bowl Two-Man Texas Scramble: noon shotgun start, Vineyard Golf at White Lake between Elizabethtown and White Lake. $50 for members, $70 for non-members. Entry deadline Feb. 8. Information: 910-247-6132. (READ MORE)

11: Super Bowl Two-Man Texas Scramble: noon shotgun start, Land ‘O Lakes Golf Course, 2950 Bill Hooks Road, Whiteville. $35 for members, $45 for non-members. Entry deadline Feb. 8. Information: 910-642-5757. (READ MORE)

13: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

13: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

13: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

14: Apple of My Eye: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

14: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

14: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

20: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

20: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

22: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

25: N.C. Hunter Education Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clarkton Fire Department, 205 Peach Street.  The course meets the hunter education requirement for all first-time hunting license buyers in North Carolina. Course is free. Pre-registration opens Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. and is required. Click here to register.

25-26: 247th Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge: Click here for schedule of events.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.

Senior Nutrition Program: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, Clarkton Town Hall, 81 North Elm Street. Along with a meal, the Bladen County Division on Aging program provides education and resources to promote health and prevent disease. Information: 910-872-6338 or email Sfhester@bladenco.org.



March 2023

4: All You Can Eat Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lu Mil Vineyard General Store, 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. Price: $20. Proceeds go to Dublin Peanut Festival.

6: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

6: Elizabethtown Town Council Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 805 W. Broad Street.

7: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

8: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 3-6 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

11: Elizabethtown 250th Anniversary: Founders Day, celebrating 1773-1823.

13: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

13: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

13: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

14: Starting a Backyard Chicken Flock and Egg Basics: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

14: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

14: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

16: Bladen County Library Board Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

20: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

21: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 3-6 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



April 2023

3: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

3: Elizabethtown Town Council Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 805 W. Broad Street.

4: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bladen County Public Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Only for tax return signing. VITA prepares and e-files income tax returns for people with low/moderate incomes, disabilities, are elders, or in the military. Information: 910-862-6990.

4: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

8: Lu Mil Wine Run 5K: 9 a.m., Lu Mil Vineyard, 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. Registration fee is $25 through Feb. 24 and $60 afterward. Click here to register.

10: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

10: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

11: Spring Native Plants: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

11: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

11: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

17: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

17: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



May 2023

1: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

1: Elizabethtown Town Council Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 805 W. Broad Street.

2: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

6: Elizabethtown 250th Anniversary: Celebrating 1824-1873.

8: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

8: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

9: Growing Tomatoes: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

9: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

9: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

15: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

15: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

18: Bladen County Library Board Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



June 2023

5: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

5: Elizabethtown Town Council Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 805 W. Broad Street.

6: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

12: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

12: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

13: Quick Pickles Workshop: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

13: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

13: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

19: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

19: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



July 2023

5: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

8: Elizabethtown 250th Anniversary: Celebrating 1874-1923.

10: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

10: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

11: Composting 101: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

11: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

11: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

17: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

17: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

20: Bladen County Library Board Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



August 2023

1: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

7: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

8: Fall Native Plants: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

8: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

14: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

14: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

15: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

21: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

21: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



September 2023

5: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

5: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

11: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

11: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

12: Intro to Beekeeping: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

12: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

12: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

18: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

18: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

21: Bladen County Library Board Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

23: Elizabethtown 250th Anniversary: Celebrating 1924-1974.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



October 2023

2: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

3: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

9: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

9: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

10: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

10: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

16: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

16: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



November 2023

4: Elizabethtown 250th Anniversary: Celebrating last 50 years in conjunction with Pork & Beats Festival.

6: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

7: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

13: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

13: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

14: Ag Awareness-Myth Busters: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

14: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

14: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

16: Bladen County Library Board Meeting: 5:30 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

20: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

20: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



December 2023

4: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

5: Clarkton Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 81 N. Elm St.

11: Bladenboro Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 411 Ivey Street.

11: Dublin Commissioners Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, 7386 Albert St.

12: Food Gifts Workshop: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Powell Melvin Agriculture Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown. Part of Bladen County’s Better Bladen Series. Information: 910-862-4591 or krista_johnson@ncsu.edu. (READ MORE)

12: White Lake Commissioners Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 1879 White Lake Drive.

12: Bladen County Board of Elections Meeting: 5 p.m., 301 S. Cypress St., Elizabethtown.

18: Bladen County Commissioners Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Room located on the lower level of the courthouse in Elizabethtown.

18: Pastries & Print Book Club Meeting: 3 p.m., Bladen County Library, 111 N. Cypress St., Elizabethtown. Information: 910-862-6990.

Bladen County Public Library Homebound Program: Items will be delivered and picked up for patrons who are homebound. Information: 910-863-4586 or monikasmith@bladenco.org.



Ongoing Meetings

Send your Meeting Notices to BladenOnline.com@gmail or fax them to (910) 645-4753.
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View all events on the County of Bladen Calendar here, click now.


Civic


Diabetes Forum held every Wednesday

5:30pm – Diabetes Forum, Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall


Every Monday at 6:30 Bladenboro Rotary Club- meets at the Bladenboro Community Building every Monday at 6:30 pm.


Second Monday at 6:30 Bladen Lodge 646- (AF & AM) meets at 106 South Cypress Street in Elizabethtown on the 2nd Monday and 4th Monday night of the month. The meeting on the 2nd Monday starts at 6:30 pm with dinner served. The meeting on the 4th Monday starts at 7:30 pm.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House.


Second or Fourth Monday of the Month Elizabethtown Optimist Club – If you want to get involved in the community and help the youth you are invited to join the Elizabethtown Optimist Club. For more information join them for a dinner meeting on the second or fourth Monday of the month at San Jose Restaurant. The meeting begins at 6:30 pm.


Fourth Monday of the month – Bladen County Republican Party – Bladen County Republic Party meets the fourth Monday of each month at San Jose Restaurant in Elizabethtown starting at 6 p.m. All club members and county Republicans are encouraged to attend. Visit Bladen GOP on Facebook for more information.


Second Tuesday at 7:00 Dublin Peanut Festival – Dublin Peanut Festival Committee meets at Dublin Elementary school the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.


Second Tuesday of the Month Bladen County Disabled Veterans Chapter- Disabled Veterans please join the Elizabethtown DAV. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month, at 109 Hill Street in Elizabethtown, starting at 7 pm.


Third Tuesday at 7 p.m. Kiwanis Club: The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club meets at Cindy’s Restaurant on Us 701 South across from the Elizabethtown Middle School.


Third Tuesday at 7 pm White Oak Community Club- White Oak Community Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. is served. Come join us.


Last Tuesday of the Month Bladen Healthy Collaborative- The Healthy Bladen Collaborative will hold their regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m., at the Bladen County Health Department, to discuss the progress of the Healthy Community Initiative. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information call 910 862-6900.


Last Tuesday at 7 pm- Col. Earl E. Frink Bladen County Military Museum meets at the Bladenboro Historical Society Building at 7 pm the last Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Robert C. Hester at 910-862-8620.


Every Wednesday at 1 pm- The Elizabethtown Rotary Club meets each Wednesday at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown at 1 p.m.


First Thursday of the Month Shrine Club- Bladen County Shrine Club meets at the Woodman of the World building on Highway 242 just north of Elizabethtown. All members are encouraged to attend, including anyone interested in joining.


First Thursday of the Month Master Gardeners – The Bladen County Master Gardeners meet at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Cooperative Extension office on Smith Circle. For information on becoming a Master Gardener, call 862-4591.


First Thursday of the month- The Bladen County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets the first Thursday of the month at noon except during the months of July and August. The meetings are conducted at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center, 450 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown.


First Friday at 7 pm- Garland Lodge 1511 of Woodmen of the World Insurance Society meets the first Friday of every month at the Ammon Community Club in Ammon at 7:00 PM. For more information you can call Gloria Smith, Secretary at 910-974-2935.


Third Saturday at 3 pm Veterans of Foreign Wars- VFW post 8062 meets on the third Saturday at 3 pm of each month at 108 Hill Street in Elizabethtown. Would like all veterans of foreign wars to come join the VFW and help support our veterans and military. Oliver Gause is the current post commander and can be reached at 910-645-6678 or 910-862-9543.


Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Boost the Boro: Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. will meet at the Bladenboro Farmer’s Market conference room at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.


Second Tuesday of the month at 12 Noon (Except June and July): Elizabethtown – White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce – Meet at the Cape Fear Farmers Market unless otherwise announced.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House.


Tuesdays following first and third Sundays – Meet: 7:30 PM Civic On-going Meeting – Cape Fear Masonic Lodge #300, Prince Hall Free & Accepted, 702 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown NC 28337

Government


Bladen County

The Bladen County Health and Human Services Advisory Committee meets every 2nd Monday of every month at 5:30pm in the Large Conference Room at the Bladen County Health Department. This meeting is open to the general public and if you have any question contact Becky Culbreth at (910)-872-6231


Bladenboro

First Monday at 6:30 pm Woodmen of the World Lodge 208 of Bladenboro meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 for dinner and a business meeting. The lodge is located on Hwy 131 South of Bladenboro.


Second Monday at 6:00 pm- Bladenboro Town Board meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall located at 411 Ivey Street.


Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.: Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. will meet at the Bladenboro Farmer’s Market conference room at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.

If you are looking to become involved in the community and willing to put some time and effort into the community improvement initiatives underway, we would invite you to consider a visit to our meeting and maybe become a member of this group.


Fourth Tuesday at 6 pm- The Bladenboro Housing Authority meets at 6 pm in the Housing Authority Administration Office in Bladenboro on the fourth Tuesday of each month.


Clarkton

First Tuesday at 6 pm- Town Board meets at 6 pm at the Town Hall on the 1st Tuesday of the month.


Second and Fourth Tuesday Clarkton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm in the Clarkton Fire House.


Third Tuesday at 6 pm- The Clarkton Housing Authority meets at 6 pm in the Oakdale Homes Community Building in Clarkton on the third Tuesday of each month.


East Arcadia

Second Monday at 7:00 pm– The Town Council of East Arcadia meets the second Monday of each month at the Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise informed.


Elizabethtown


First Monday at 5:30 pm- Planning Board meets at 5:30pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.


First Monday at 7 pm- Town Council meets at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 1st Monday of the month.


Civic On-going Meeting


Diabetes Forum held every Wednesday
5:30pm – Diabetes Forum, Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Meeting

The DAVA of Elizabethtown (DAV Chapter 99), will be holding monthly meetings and accepting new applications for membership. We look forward to working with you, and supporting our local veterans of Bladen county. For more information please contact Tracy Smith at, tracytaylorsmith@gmail.com or 910-736-4245.


Tuesdays following first and third Sundays – Meet: 7:30 PM Civic On-going Meeting

Cape Fear Masonic Lodge #300, Prince Hall Free & Accepted, 702 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown NC 28337


Second and Fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m.

Bladen Lodge No. 646 A. F. & A. M., 106 S Cypress Street, Elizabethtown, NC 28337


Second Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.- ABC Board meets at 5:30pm at the ABC Store on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Second and Fourth Monday 6:30 pm – Optimist Club meets at San Jose Restaurant.


Second Tuesday at 7:30 am- Airport Economic Development Commission meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Airport Terminal Building on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Second Tuesday at 9 a.m. –The Bladen County FSA Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Powell-Melvin Agriculture Service Center, USDA-FSA Office, located at 450 Smith Circle in Elizabethtown.


Third Tuesday at 7 p.m.: The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club meets at San Jose Restaurant.


Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. – Elizabethtown Rotary Club meets at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery.


Three Times Per Week at 7:30 p.m.- Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings are held three times weekly. Tuesday and Friday meetings are held at Open Door Ministries (2704 East Broad Street/NC 87 E. Elizabethtown) 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meetings. Meetings are also held on Thursday evenings at Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church (800 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown) beginning at 7:30 p.m. The meetings are Open Meeting and Step Study.


Monthly Meeting – Bladen County School Board meets monthly at the Board of Education building on Highway 701 south. Click HERE for board meeting dates and times.


Third Wednesday at 1 pm- Recreation Commission meets at 1pm at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.


Every Saturday before the first Sunday at 9:00 a.m – The Baldwin Branch Laymen League meets every Saturday before the first Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Gregory Faines, President. Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church – 4047 NC 242 Highway South; Elizabethtown NC 28337


Fourth Saturday at 10 am- West Bladen Branch NAACP will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at 10 am at the Paul R. Brown Building at 1360 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Elizabethtown. For more information call (910) 872-1712.


Town of Tar Heel

First Tuesday — Town Board meets at 7 p.m.


Town of White Lake

Every Monday at 7 pm- Fire Department First Responders meet at 7 pm in the Fire Department each Monday.


Second Tuesday at 7 pm- Town Board meets at 7 pm in the Municipal Building the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


Third Thursday at 7 pm- Planning Board meets at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building the 3rd Thursday of the month.