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Upcoming Events 

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August | September | October | November | December

 

 


January 2018


February 2018


March 2018


April 2018


May 2018


June 2018

June 26: The Bladen Community College Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, June 26, at 5 P.M. READ MORE

June 29: A Curtis Jackson Steak Plate Fundraiser will be ​​​conducted on Friday, June 29th, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. sponsored by Mr. James Shaw. READ MORE

June 30: The alumni of Tar Heel High School classes from 1980 through 1989 will hold a Class Reunion on June 30, 2018. READ MORE

 


July 2018

July 4: Come out to Goldston’s Beach at White Lake and enjoy the annual Fourth of July Fireworks.  The fireworks display will begin at 9 p.m. For more information call the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 910-862-4368.

July 5: Galeed Baptist Church of Bladenboro will offer Life Line Screening on Thursday, July 5, 2018. READ MORE

July 7: The Gospel Explosion will be taking place at the Faith Temple Evangelist Center in Clarkton. READ MORE

July 10-12: The lil Knights Basketball Camp is scheduled for July 10, 11 and 12 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. daily.  Activities will include skills and fundamentals with age appropriate goals, working with high school coaches and college players, and games will be played each day. READ MORE

July 12: The annual Summer Sounds Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Healthcare, kicks off with the band North Tower taking the stage on Thursday, July 12th, at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

July 14: The first annual Wyatt Fisher Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 14th, at the Gates Four Golf Course and Country Club in Fayetteville.Registration for the tournament will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. READ MORE

July 14: The famous gospel artist Euclid Gray will be featured in the Blue & Silver Banquet at the Faith Temple Evangelist Center in Clarkton. Dinner will be served at the banquet but seating is limited for the event. READ MORE

July 19: The annual Sunset Jams Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Health, will take place featuring the The Big Time Party Band on Thursday, July 19th, at Goldston’s Beach from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

July 24: The Bladen County Cooperative Extension Office is offering a workshop “All About Squash” on Tuesday, July 24, at 6 p.m. Learn what to do with your excess summer squash. READ MORE

July 26: The annual Summer Sounds Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Healthcare, continues with the band Pizzaz taking the stage on Thursday, July 26th, at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

July 28: Charity Wrestling Event: Summer Meltdown.On July 28th it’s the return of The OSF and the best wrestling in the South.  Come out and see Zane Dawson defend the OSF Heavyweight title against former WWE, TNA star “The Prince of Punk” Shannon Moore. READ MORE


August 2018

 

August 9: The annual Summer Sounds Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Healthcare, continues  with the Legendary Motown Revue taking the stage on Thursday, August 9th, at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

August 14: The Bladen County Extension Office will offer continuing education credits for pesticide license holders at 5 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.  All classes will be held at the Bladen County Extension office located at 450 Smith Circle Drive in Elizabethtown.  Remember to bring your license with you to class. READ MORE

August 16: The annual Sunset Jams Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Health, will take place featuring the The Fantastic Shakers on Thursday, August 16th, at Goldston’s Beach from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

August 16: Learn how to repair, sand and sharpen your garden tools the right way. The Bladen County Cooperative Extension Office will be conducting a Garden Tool Repair Workshop on Thursday, August 16, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. READ MORE

August 23: The annual Summer Sounds Concert Series, sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Healthcare, wraps up with the Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band taking the stage on Thursday, August 23rd, at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market in Elizabethtown from  6 until 9 p.m. Admission is free and concerts are rain or shine.

 


September 2018


October 2018


November 2018

 


December 2018


Ongoing Meetings

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Civic

Three Times Per Week at 7:30 pm 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. 

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.

Third Monday of the month Bladen County Republican Party –Bladen County Republic Party meets the 3rd Monday of each month at San Jose Restaurant starting at 5 p.m. All are invited to attend.

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 San Jose Restaurant.

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 Collabortive- 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 7:00 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

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.

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