Monday 25 Mar 2019

Event Calendar



The Traveling Spa Ribbon Cutting @ Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am

Ribbon Cutting

The Traveling Spa
Monday, March 25, 2019
at the WC Chamber

Owned and operated by Susan Bartlett, a licensed Physical Therapist, licensed Massage Therapist, certified in Lymphedema and pre-natal massage and a level 1 Reiki practitioner.
The Traveling Spa provides stress management to the business community by providing on site chair massages to employees and managers in the workplace with little to no interruption of daily work flow.Will customize to suit your needs.

You can also host an exclusive private spa party for yourself and your guests in the privacy of your own home or event setting. The Traveling Spa offers unique opportunities for birthday parties, weddings, ladies night and couples.

Cooking Class @ The Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro
Mar 25 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm

Join us in the kitchen for a #FREE cooking class! Learn how to make a basic meal and other cooking skills!

All are welcome!

Know Your Rights As A Parent @ Jobs Plus Center
Mar 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Parents with Voices – For more information/Resident Transportation Contact 919.736.7533

Chamber 101
Mar 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am


The Key to getting the most out of your membership
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
8:30am – 9:30am
Chamber Boardroom

The Key to getting the most out of your membership is right at your fingertips!

Whether you have recently joined the Chamber or you’ve been a lifelong member, we want to ensure you are getting the most out of your membership. We will review all of the tools you need to know to better understand the many opportunities that the Chamber provides for your business and how to best position yourself to engage with the business community and grow your business.

Want to engage other key members of your staff? Sign them up! Have new employees that are not familiar with the Chamber? Bring them too! Interested in us visiting your business? We can do that too!

Monthly orientations take place the 4th Tuesday of each month beginning at 8:30am.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP today to Gwen! [email protected].

Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis Club
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Goldsboro Golden K Kiwanis Club will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Herman Park Center.

The guest speaker will be Bruce Griffin, the new CEO of the Goldsboro Family Y.

Traumatic Brain Injury Information Session
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Eastpointe in collaboration with the Mental Health Association of Wayne County is pleased to announce a free information session.

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina – The mission of the Brain Injury Association is to offer help, hope, and a voice for people with disabilities and their families

Topics include:  What is a brain injury?  What changes will occur?  What resources are available?


Registration is NOT required

Lunch will not be provided.  Feel free to bring your lunch.  Call  Venessia Hill at 252-520-8882 if there are questions or you need additional information.

Knitting Club
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the ACWC Knitting Club led by Ingrid Quick!
For $20 a month, you join a community of knitters of all skill levels and ages. Don’t know how to knit? Ingrid will teach you! First-time visits are free. Call 919-736-3300 for more information, or to sign up. #ACWC

Bible Study @ Sought Out Deliverance Out-Reach Ministries
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring rehearsals for III Century Singers
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm

The spring rehearsals will begin January 8th at 7 pm. Current and former members of III Century will be gathering and welcome others who enjoy choral singing. Rehearsals are held in the choir room at First Baptist Church in Goldsboro on Tuesday evenings. Give us a try!

Wayne County Reads – Community Connections Fair @ University of Mount Olive/Pope Wellness Center
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Community Connections Fair Participants can connect with experts about a variety of hands-on learning experiences and meet with representatives of organizations rooted in service to others and in need of volunteers


All Wayne County Reads programs are free and open to the public. Wayne County Reads is a one book, one community program begun in 2004. Its core community partners are Literacy Connections of Wayne County, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Library, University of Mount Olive, Wayne Community College, Wayne County Public Library, and Wayne County Public Schools. This year it is supported by Eastpointe, Mental Health Association of Wayne County, and Partnership for Children of Wayne County. Follow WCR on Facebook @WayneCountyReads and Twitter @WayneCoReads

Caring Communities Helping Families Prevent Child Abuse @ Goldsboro City Hall
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am
Caring Communities Helping Families Prevent Child Abuse @ Goldsboro City Hall

Proclamation Ceremony March 27th – 10 AM on the steps of City Hall

Flag Raising of April 9th at 11:30 AM at Wayne UNC Health Care

Resilience Screening on April 17th at 12 noon at the Paramount Theatre

Clsoing Ceremony on April 30th at 12 Noon at the Goldsboro Family YMCA

Financial Literacy Class
Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for a FREE Financial Literacy class that give you the budgeting tools to help you reach your financial goals.

Pretty Tough Women’s Support Group
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm

Pretty Tough Women’s Support Group “I am Enough:

March 27th 5PM at Jobs Plus Center

Transportation Available Refreshments Served

RSVP:  919-947-0964

Yoga @ First Presbyterian Church
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
EJ Jones and Piper Friends
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

EJ Jones and Piper Friends
Thursday, March 28
7 PM
Southern Bank Auditorium
Contact: Jonathan Saeger at [email protected]
Bagpiper and instrument maker EJ Jones and Piper Friends brings beautifully and energetically
played Highland bagpipes accompanied by the percussive chords of the bouzouki and drum to the
University Concert Series. Expect to hear original instrumentals, traditional Irish, Scottish and
Appalachian tunes, as well as vocals in an entertaining form for Celtic music buffs and those who are
hearing it for the first time.

Ladies Facing Forward, 10th and 11th grade ladies @ Wayne County Public Library
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

WCPL and the Goldsboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are helping 10th and 11th grade girls learn to network, collaborate, and share their accomplishments in preparation for college. Registration is required for attendance; Young ladies can sign up For FREE on our library website by clicking the Ladies Facing Forward slide on the homepage at Each session is limited to 25 ladies each. Our sessions are: March 1st – Computer Skills; March 8th – Research for Success; March 15th – Speech Skills; March 22nd – Essay Writing; March 29th- College Prep.

For more information, contact Brittany Champion at 919-735-1824, ext. 5130.

Ron K. Brown’s Evidence, A Dance Company @ Paramount Theatre
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Now in its eleventh year, the Paramount Performing Arts Series brings professional artists from around the globe directly to Historic Downtown Goldsboro.  The 2011-2012 Performing Arts Series was named the “Best Downtown Event Series” by the North Carolina Main Street Center.

Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, Evidence, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Through work, Evidence provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. Brown uses movement as a way to reinforce the importance of community in African American culture and to acquaint audiences with the beauty of traditional African forms and rhythms. He is an advocate for the growth of the African American dance community and is instrumental in encouraging young dancers to choreograph and to develop careers in dance.

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2019 Interfaith Breakfast @ Goldsboro Events Center
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am
Cures for the Colors // COLOR 5K
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us on March 30th for our 9th annual Cures for the Colors Walk/Run event! This year’s event will feature a timed/untimed Color 5k, hosted at Wayne Community College.

On site registration opens at 7:30! We ask that you arrive no later than 8am to check in if you have pre-registered.

We encourage you to register online no later than March 17, 2019 to ensure you receive your event t-shirt and swag, we can not guarantee these provisions for registrants after March 17th.

Dillard Middle School of Excellence Spring Fling Event
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

This is a fundraiser event for our Scholars at Dillard Middle School of Excellence.  We will have Music, food, vendors, and so much more!!  Proceeds will go towards our scholars/Band necessities.  You don’t want to miss this Grand Event!!

Sponsored by Dillard PTO & The Bridge Church

Bands, Singers, Chorus, Drumlines, Funnel Cakes, Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Inflatables, vendors & so much more

The Lorax Storytime and Hike @ Cliffs of the Neuse
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Lorax Storytime and Hike

Saturday, March 30th 2:00pm

Dr. Seuss would have been 115 years old this year! In honor of his birthday earlier this month and with spring just beginning, what better way to celebrate than with “The Lorax”. We will meet at the Visitor Center to listen to “The Lorax” then take a short walk to look at some of our local trees. Do you think we’ll see any Truffula Trees? Meet at the Visitor Center.

Appreciation Service @ Jericho Deliverance Ministries
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm

Jericho Deliverance Ministries 609 Hugh Street Goldsboro, NC will be giving our dedicated and hard working musician Nevaro Pitt an Appreciation Service.  Come help us celebrate on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm.  Our special guest, Just For Christ, Souls of Jay, Deacon Ed Jones and Brother Xavier Bell.

For more information call 919-223-2320 Annie Wallace or 919-920-4731 Pastor Curt Wallace.

Worship and Praise Service @ True Vine Holiness Church of Jesus Christ of the Apostles' Faith
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am

True Vine Holiness Church of Jesus Christ of the Apostles’ Faith, Inc. located at 833 Falls Rd Rocky Mount, NC 27804 invites the community to our Worship and Praise Service every Sunday at 11:00 AM.  For transportation please call 252-886-1214. You may also visit our website at for more information regarding our ministry. We hope to see you there.



Squirmy Wormy @ Cliffs of the Neuse
Mar 31 @ 3:00 pm

Squirmy Wormy

Sunday, March 31st, 3pm

Worms may be slimy, but they are fascinating and a vital part of our environment. Come explore the world of the worm with us! We will also conduct some fun and tasty experiments. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Mephibosheth Project Inc. Ribbon Cutting
Apr 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Ribbon Cutting

Mephibosheth Project Inc.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
620 N. Madison Ave.

Mephibosheth Project Inc., commonly referred to as MPI, an official 501c3 non-profit organization, is a community mentoring program with a mission that focuses on  assisting the Justice Involved population in their efforts to regain a position of dignity and self-sufficiency.  Their mission is accomplished through intensive one to one mentoring and group sessions.  It is through the facilitation of both a Faith Based curriculum, such as Jobs for Life and  Moral Reconation, Evidenced Based model, that MPI is able to equip its clients with the tools necessary to live our a more productive lifestyle.  Through the collaborative efforts of MPI and their various partners, to include, but not limited to, Goldsboro Police Department, NC DPS Probation and Parole  District 8 and Wayne Community College, clients have been able to receive assistance in their efforts to obtain their GED, Career Readiness Certification and gainful employment.   The success that MPI has achieved has and will continue to make direct positive impact upon not only the recidivism rate, but the local crime rate as well, while producing more citizens that are able to assist in the overall economic growth of Wayne County and surrounding areas.

We invite you to join us Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 11:30 am, at our new office located at 620 N. Madison Ave., Goldsboro, NC 27530 for our official ribbon cutting ceremony.