“Little Women, the Broadway Musical” will be performed Sept. 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are available at the Paramount box office, by calling 919-583-8432 or online at www.goldsboroparamount.com.
Mexican Independence Day Festival, sponsored by the Arts Council of Wayne County, will be held at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18. There will be crafts, music and Mexican dancers. The family- friendly event is free. Information: 919-736-3300.
Cabaret 22 will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Arts Council of Wayne County, sponsored by Wayne UNC Health Care. There will be musical theater ballads and recitations from the play “Lump” in honor of breast cancer survivors and in memory of those who have lost their battle with the disease. Tickets are $15. Proceeds go to Pink Plunge for breast cancer awareness. Information and tickets: 919-736-3300.
IMPROVING YOUR NETIQUETTE
Improving Your “Netiquette” program for adults will be held from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 18 at Steele Memorial Library with Alexis Poe Davis, director of the University of Mount Olive writing center.
Medicare information session for adults will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Goldsboro Library. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
TEEN BOOK CLUB
Kewl Teenz Book Club for ages 12 through 14 will meet at the Fremont Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20. They will read another version of the story of Peter Pan, “Peter and the Starcatchers,” by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Snacks will be provided. Free. Register by calling 919-705-1893.
Pokeplay event will be held at Steele Memorial Library from 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 20 for ages 13 through 18. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.
Quilling Club for adults will meet at Steele Memorial Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 20. They will learn new techniques and begin a large project. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.
MEMORY LOSS PROGRAM
A program on memory loss, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will take place at the Goldsboro Library for adults from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20. Susan Baggett with Therapeutic Alternatives will help participants understand the basics of dementia and memory loss to caretakers and anyone else wanting to learn more. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
SONG OF THE SOUTH
Song of the South: Assimilation and Secession in Today’s Country and Bluegrass Music, presented by the Carolina Public Humanities and the Foundation of Wayne Community College, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in Walnut 101 at the University of Mount Olive. It will look at present-day bluegrass and country to consider how those styles balance assimilation with the constant tension to separate themselves as distinct genres and traditions. There will be some great music and personalities. Free. Information: 919-739-7022.
LOSS OF CHILD
Friends of Compassion will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at Pizza Inn on U.S. 70, Goldsboro. This is for parents, grandparents and siblings that have lost their children, grandchildren, or brothers or sisters. However, anyone is welcome if having problems dealing with the loss of a loved one. For additional information, contact Connie Brown at 919-920-9732.
The WATCH mobile van will be at these locations this week: Monday at Realo Discount Drugs on New Hope Road; Tuesday at Chestnut and Main streets in Mount Olive; Wednesday at St. Paul’s Church on Chestnut Street; and Thursday at Trinity Auto Body, James and Chestnut street. Call 919-222-4450 for appointments.
The David Williams Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate Constitution Week Sept. 17-23. Members are encouraging Wayne County people to join in by reading the Constitution and reflecting on ways it protects the freedoms central to the American way of life. Information: www.dar.org.
GOLDEN K KIWANIS
Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis Club will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Madison Avenue Baptist Church. Jennifer Kuykendall, Wayne County Museum director, will be the speaker.
A program on Working Together in Recovery will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, in the WAGES multi-purpose room, 601 Royall Ave. Resources to increase awareness of substance abuse and mental health disorders will be provided. Some of the agencies attending will include: ClientFirst of NC, One to One with Youth, Inc., Eastpointe, Mental Health Association, United Way and Waynesboro Family Clinic. For more information, call Venessia Hill at Eastpointe at 252-520-8882 or Tiffany Lucky at WAGES at 919-734-1178, ext. 286.
Wayne Masonic Lodge No. 112 AF&AM will hold a stated communication 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Temple on Norwood Avenue.