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January 2018


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July 2018


August 2018

August 18: To help parents with the many tasks involved of preparing for back to school such as purchasing school uniforms, school supplies and haircuts, a Back to School Blast has been planned for Saturday, August 18, from 10 a.m.until 3 p.m. at the Cape Fear Farmers Market in Elizabethtown. READ MORE

August 18: Desmond Bryant will host a free football camp at East Bladen High School on Saturday, August 18, for youth ages 6 to 18. The camp will take place from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. READ MORE

August 18: A new stage production by Shug Productions will be presented on Saturday, August 18, at 5 p.m. at the Paul R. Brown Building in Elizabethtown. You can be present at the scene of the crime for “The Pin Stripe Murder.” READ MORE

August 21: The Healthy Bladen Collaborative will meet Tuesday, August 21, at 9 am at the Bladen County Health Department Conference Room. 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.

August 23: Judge Lewis and The Brunswick County Treatment Courts are proud to announce an evening with Sam Quinones, author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” on Thursday, August 23. READ MORE

August 26:  The Bladen County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Awareness Day on Friday, August 24th, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Adult and child vaccines will be available. READ MORE

August 26: The Grape Escape, a metric century and half century bike ride, is planned for Sunday, August 26. Both rides begin at 1 p.m. and the start/finish line is located at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown. READ MORE

August 29: Bladen County Dementia Workshop will be hostedMelanie Bunn who is a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and a Dementia Training Specialist, from Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, will be presenting on “What Happenings Next?” at the Bladen County Community Dementia Workshop on Wednesday, August 29th. READ MORE

August 31: An Overdose Awareness Day has been planned for Friday, August 31, from 4 until 6 p.m. on the front lawn of the Bladen County Courthouse. READ MORE 

 


September 2018

September 8: A barbecue plate sale and cake auction fundraiser is planned for Dennis Pait for Saturday, September 8, at 11 am at the Center Road Baptist Church Community Building. Cost is a donation.  READ MORE
September 8: A benefit is planned to support Ayven’s Sunny Place which is a non-profit group offering support to families with critical ill children. The event will take place on Saturday, September 8th, at the Lumber River Camp Ground located at 570 Tar Landing Road, Evergreen.  READ MORE


October 2018

Oct. 19-20: The East Bladen High School Class of 1988 will conduct a  Class Reunion on October 19 and 20. READ MORE


November 2018

November 17: The Second Annual Pork and Beats Festival is scheduled to take place at the Cape Fear Farmers Market. There will be vendors, plenty of barbecue, and a performance by teh Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band. For vendor applications or more information contact Billie Hall at 910-862-2066.


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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