The second annual Peep Show will take place at the Arts Council of Wayne County through Sept. 17. It will feature artwork by local artists and art enthusiasts made from marshmallow Peeps. There is a chance to vote for your favorite Peep creation and help raise money for local non-profits. Free. Information 919-736-3300.
Rich in the Rare North Carolina nature series will take place Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library for adults. Participants will discover the state’s natural treasures with an interactive presentation of museum specimens. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
Not for Long: The Life and Career of NFL Athlete Robert W. Turner II event will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Goldsboro Library for adults. Turner draws on his personal experience as a former professional football player, as well as interviews with more than 140 current and former NFL players to reveal what it means to be an athlete in the NFL and explain why so many players struggle with life after football. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR
Senior resource fair will be held this morning from 8:30 to 11:30 at the Peggy Seegars Senior Center. Free.
Barrow Lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. Wednesday in Rodgers Chapel at the University of Mount Olive. The theme will be “Recognizing the Presence of God.” Dr. John Blackwell will lecture on “Recognizing the Power of Resurrection” Tuesday, and Dr. Tyanna Yonkers will lecture on “Living with Prayer and Meditation” on Wednesday. Free. Information: John Blackwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAM RADIO LICENSE CLASS
The Wayne County Amateur Radio Association will offer a Ham Radio Licensing Class from 6-9 p.m. starting Sept. 25 and ending Nov. 13. A Federal Communications Commission sanctioned license exam will be administered at 9 a.m. Nov. 17. Classes will be in Room 223 of the Holly Building at Wayne Community College. No previous radio or electronics knowledge is required. The class is open to all ages and prepares students for the Technician Amateur Radio License exam. There is no Morse Code required for any Amateur Radio License. The course covers basic regulations, operating practices and electronics theory. The class is free but there is a $25 cost for the Student Study Guide. The exam fee is $15. For more information, email email@example.com.
BREAKFAST WITH PAULA
Breakfast with Paula Edwards, director of the Peggy Seegars Senior Center, will take place at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Seniors can share any concerns or suggestions. Free.
Leipers Fork Bluegrass group will be in concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 12:30 p.m. Friday in Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall at the University of Mount Olive. Known for their distinct magical vocal harmonies and driving instrumentals, the Leipers Fork Bluegrass members are nearing 10 years of existence. These men love God, each other and the gift of music. The concert will be Thursday followed by an educational session on the history of Bluegrass on Friday. Free. Information: Cindi Wellinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVVY STORIES AND CRAFTY CLUES
Savvy Stories and Crafty Clues event will be held Saturday at the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace in Fremont. Information: 919-242-5581.
TRUNK OR TREAT
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is looking for people to participate in its Trunk or Treat event Oct. 26 by decorating their cars and handing out candy to visitors that night. Only prepackaged candy will be allowed. Vehicles must be decorated and owners be ready to hand out candy by 6:30 p.m. that night. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated trunk. For more information or to sign up, call the Cliffs office at 919-778-6234.
The Wayne County Historic Association will host a Victorian mourning event highlighting customs surrounding a death during Victorian times. It will be from 6:30 to 11 p.m., Oct. 27. Anyone having artifacts they would like to loan for display during the event or for information should call the Wayne County Museum 919-734-5023.
GENERAL ELECTRIC RETIREES
General Electric retirees will meet at noon, Thursday at Western Sizzlin’. All GE retirees and former employees are invited.
GOLDEN K KIWANIS
Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis will meet 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Herman Park Center. Amanda Tilley, president of Krispy Kreme of Eastern North Carolina, will be the speaker.
The WATCH mobile van will be at these locations this week: Monday at Salvation Army on William Street; Tuesday at Little River Square on U.S. 70 West; Wednesday at House of Fordham on William Street; and Thursday at Compare Supermarket on Hwy. 117. Call 919-222-4450 for appointments.
BULLY FREE ZONE
Karen Everett from N.C. Public School Center for Safer Schools will speak on the subject of bullying at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Wayne Community College, Walnut Building Room 101. The public is invited to the free event, sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Wayne County and Eastpointe.
The Goldsboro-Wayne Branch NAACP will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for its monthly meeting at Rebuilding Broken Places, 2105 N. William Street.
CENTRAL/EASTERN WAYNE ALUMNI
Central/Eastern Wayne Alumni will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Woods Chapel Church. Classes ending in 4 and 9 are asked to have a representative present. For more information, call 919-778-5144.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 45 monthly meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday in the Goldsboro DAV building, 212 Mulberry St. All veterans are invited to attend.