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September 25: A program on growing herbs is planned for Monday, Sept. 25th, at the Bladen County Cooperative Extension Office. The program, Let’s Do Herbs–Growing, Picking, Drying will take place from 9 .m. until noon.  READ MORE

September 25The Bladen GOP will have a meeting on Monday, September 25, 2017, at San Jose Restaurant in Elizabethtown at 6 p.m.  All members of the Bladen County GOP are encouraged to attend.

September 26: The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Participants who attend at least five of the seven-part series will receive a certificate. The series will meet on the following dates:

Sept. 26 – Your Small Business Taxes

September 26: The East Arcadia Center will host Grant Writing Basics from 6 until 8 P.M. on Tues., Sept. 26.
September 26: The new Disabled American Veterans Chapter in Elizabethtown, will hold a charter ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 26th,  at the Elizabethtown Municipal Building on West Broad Street at 7 p.m. All veterans, their families and community leaders are invited.
September 28: A program called Perfect Peanuts will take place on Thursday, Sept. 28th, at the Bladen County Cooperative Extension. There is a $10 prize for the best peanut recipe. READ MORE
September 29: A Women’s Support Group will meet on Friday, September 29, at the Families First, Inc. office located at 103 East Broad Street, Elizabethtown. The meeting is open to all women from all walks of life. Light refreshments will be served. The group will meet every two weeks on Fridays. For more information, contact Marjorie Lewis at 910-862-2534.


October

October 2: The Bladen County United Way will conduct their annual Day of Caring on October 2. The Day of Caring is a day which is set aside for volunteer service in the community. Volunteers are requested to meet at the Cape Fear Farmers Market in Elizabethtown at 8 a.m. READ MORE

October 5: The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Participants who attend at least five of the seven-part series
will receive a certificate. The series will meet on the following dates:
Oct. 5 – Basics of Bookkeeping

Oct. 7: Bladen County Youth Focus Project will host Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 7th, from  10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Paul R. Brown Building located at 1360 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Elizabethtown. There will be a parade beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will leave the Fresh Foods parking lot and travel Martin Luther King Drive and end at the Paul R. Brown Building. There will be activities throughout the day including a car show, bounce houses and more.

Oct. 13: A Women’s Support Group will meet on Friday, October 13, at the Families First, Inc. office located at 103 East Broad Street, Elizabethtown. The meeting is open to all women from all walks of life. Light refreshments will be served. The group will meet every two weeks on Fridays. For more information, contact Marjorie Lewis at 910-862-2534.

Oct. 14: Lu Mil Vineyard will host the North Carolina Grape Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be a Community Yard Sale, Grape Stomp competition, Food vendors, Antique Tractor Clubs, and the Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band will also perform. For more information, call 910-866-5819.

October 19: The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Participants who attend at least five of the seven-part series
will receive a certificate. The series will meet on the following dates:
Oct. 19 – How to Find Your Customers
October 21:  Lower Cape Fear Hospice (LCFH) will offer a no cost, one-day camp for families with children coping with the death of a loved one. It will be from 10 a.m.until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21st, at New Life Church of God, 107 Maultsby Street in Whiteville. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call 910-515-66899 or 910-796-7991. READ MORE
October 24The Bladen Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, in the boardroom in the Essic Williams Administration Building (building 10) on the Dublin campus. For more information, contact Missi Hester at 910 879-5502.
October 26: The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Participants who attend at least five of the seven-part series
will receive a certificate. The series will meet on the following dates:
Oct. 26 – Marketing Your Business

 


November

Nov. 2: The Entrepreneurs’ Academy will meet at the Dublin campus on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Participants who attend at least five of the seven-part series
will receive a certificate. The series will meet on the following dates: Nov. 2  How to Write a Business Plan
Nov. 8: The 12th Annual Bladen County Veterans Day Ceremony will take place Wednesday, November 8th, at 11 a.m. The event will be conducted at the National Guard Armory located at 1001 Swanzy Street, Elizabethtown.
Nov. 18: The first annual Pork and Beats Festival will take place at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market.  The event includes live entertainment, barbecue, a car show and a free concert on Saturday evening featuring the Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band. The Cape Fear Farmers Market is located at 106 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown. For more information, call 910-862-2066.
Nov. 21: The Bladen County Senior Center will host a Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  There will be vendors, games and barbecue plates. Cost for the public is $5 each. Senior Center members are free.

Nov. 26: A Christmas Parade sponsored by the Elizabethtown-White Lake Chamber of Commerce will take place in Elizabethtown at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 26. The parade route will follow Broad Street to S. Poplar Street and disembark at the Fresh Foods parking lot.


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 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

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.

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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