The WATCH mobile van will be at these locations this week: Monday in Mount Olive at Chestnut and Main streets; Wednesday at House of Fordham on William Street; and Thursday at Food Lion on N.C. 111. For appointments at these and other times, call 919-222-4450.
Wayne Masonic Lodge No. 112 AF&AM will hold a stated communication 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Masonic Temple on Norwood Avenue. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Wayne County Democratic Women will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 136 N. Center St. The speaker will be Bridgette Cowan, a member of the Wayne County Board of Elections.
Officers with the Goldsboro Police Department will be at the Peggy Seegars Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday to collect old prescription and nonprescription drugs to be properly destroyed. Biohazard materials will not be accepted. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
LOST COLONY PROGRAM
“Bring Them Home: Why We Search for the Lost Colony” will be the topic of the Foundation of Wayne Community College speaker series at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 101 of the Walnut Building of the college. The speaker will be Brent Lane, professor of heritage economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Free. Information: www.waynecc.edu/foundation/arts-and-humanities.
STEMULATING STORY TIME
Stemulating story time for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Goldsboro Library. Participants will read books, talk about different topics and do an experiment or two. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
The Peggy Seegars Senior Center will have a crafts class at 2 p.m. Monday. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
Small-business coaching session will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Goldsboro Library for adults. Dale Fey with Wayne Community College’s small-business center will provide individual advice on how to start a small business. Free. For an appointment, call 919-739-6941.
GOLDEN K KIWANIS
Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis Club will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday in Herman Park Center. Speaker will be library historian Marty Tschetter, who will talk about the impact of World War I on Wayne County.
Optimal Health and Longevity seminar will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Paramount Theatre. Dr. Wilding with Chiropractic Advantage will look at some of the most recent medical information on health, longevity and disease prevention and explain how to apply the information to create a healthier version of yourself. Tickets are $20, available at the Paramount box office, by calling 919-583-8432 or online at www.goldsboroparamount.com.
FREE HEARING TEST
A representative from Beltone will be at the Peggy Seegars Senior Center from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday to conduct free hearing tests and clean hearing aids. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
Play Day for ages birth to 5, with an adult, will be held from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. It will be a morning of unstructured, creative play for children. Free. Information: 919-299-8105.
Photography class will take place from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive for adults. Willis Brown will be the instructor. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.
COMMUNITY LENT SERVICE
Community Lent service will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Luke United Methodist Church. A light lunch will be served. Preacher will be the Rev. Ronald Miller with St. James AME Church Zion, and liturgist will be the Rev. Dustin Bannister with United Way of Wayne County.
The walking group will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Peggy Seegars Senior Center. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
FILL THE THEATER FUNDRAISER
Fill the Theater event will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Paramount Theatre, sponsored by United Way of Wayne County. Fill your boxes or bags to help fill the seats of the theater with nonperishable food and personal hygiene products. Information: www.unitedwayne.org.
Medicare Advantage: Is It Right for Me? event for adults will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Goldsboro Library. Selena Beaman, Medicare professional, will talk about Medicare Advantage options. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
Pokeplay event for ages 13 through 18 will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Take your cards or devices to play or trade with others. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.
The Peggy Seegars Senior Center will have arthritis exercise at 9 a.m. Thursday. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
Bite Into Health: A Nutrition Series for adults will be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Goldsboro Library. Take your lunch and learn how to eat healthy during the workweek. Topics include meal preparation, snacks and healthy fast food options. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824.
Quilling Club for adults will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.
LOSS OF CHILD
Friends of Compassion will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at Pizza Inn on U.S. 70 Bypass. It is mainly targeted for parents, grandparents and siblings who have lost a child, grandchild or sibling. Anyone is welcome who is having trouble dealing with the loss of a loved one. For information, call Connie Brown at 919-920-9732.
Pokemon League of Goldsboro for all ages will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Goldsboro Library. You can battle, trade and share your love of Pokemon. You can take your trading cards and video games. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.
Drum circle will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. Drums will be provided. Free. Information: 919-736-3300.
PIZZA, PAINT EVENT
Pizza and paint for teens event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. Cost is $5, which includes two slices of pizza and a drink. Teens can take their own art project or use the Arts Council’s supplies at a cost of $5.
BEGINNER TAP CLASS
The Peggy Seegars Senior Center will have a beginner tap class at 1 p.m. Friday. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
SENIOR GAMES PRACTICE
The Peggy Seegars Senior Center will have practice for the Wayne County Senior Games at 10 a.m. Saturday. Free. Information: 919-731-1589.
Encore Entertainment is sponsoring an encore performance of “Hallelujah Girls” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Dudley Christian Church Community Life Center, 212 O’Berry Road, Dudley. Admission is $10 at the door. This comedy is based on the antics that arise from a group of middle-aged women who decide to purchase an old church and turn it into a spa. It was written by Jamie Wooten of the Fremont/ Pikeville area, who has written for the television shows “Designing Women” and “The Golden Girls.”
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club will meet at 7 a.m. Wednesday at B&G Grill. The speaker will be Sarah McCullough with the Wayne Opportunity Center. Guests are welcome.
Wayne UNC Health Care is participating in Operation Medicine Drop on Friday from 7 to 11 a.m. Co-sponsored by Safe Kids Wayne County and Goldsboro Police Department, the event is an opportunity for residents to properly dispose of expired and nonprescription drugs. The curbside drop-off will be held at the visitor entrance of the hospital on Wayne Memorial Drive. No biohazard materials will be accepted. For information, call 919-733-3371 ext. 235.
Spring hike will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park for all ages. Participants will hike the one-mile Longleaf Pine Trail to learn about spring in the park and see some historical longleaf pine trees. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the visitor center. Free. Information: 919-778-6234.
Relay for Life is planning its annual survivor banquet for cancer survivors, including those still in treatment or battling any form of the disease. The event will be held April 25, with invitations to be mailed. T-shirts are ordered by the registrations. Anyone who has not registered is asked to go online to www.relayforlife.org/waynencc and join the event as a survivor, or call 800-227-2345 or Brenda Robinson, community development manager, at 919-344-8999 for a scannable form to fill out.
A fundraiser for the IMPAC program, a substance abuse prevention program for adolescents and young adults, will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 17 to 24 at Five Below, 8561 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., New Bern. During the fundraiser, 10 percent of purchases made by group members will be donated bcak to the organization. For more information, call 919-259-0400.
The Carver Alumni & Friends Association, Inc. invites the public to an event celebrating the history and legacy of Carver High School at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the gym on the old Carver campus, 612 S. Breazeale Ave., Mount Olive. A response is required by Monday, March 25, for those desiring to attend. Call 919-440-7765 or text 919-222-1581.
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is taking vendor applications for its first Nature Fest to be held May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors can sell items or just hand out information. Spaces are free. For a vendor application, contact Ranger Autumn Hamm at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: 919-778-6234.