Community Briefs: Spay, neuter awareness walk planned

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Kiddie Kampus holding festival today

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Kiddie Kampus of Wilson, 1805 Forest Hills Road, will host a family fun day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17.

The event is open to the public and will feature food, games, bounce houses, face-painting and more. Previous employees and everyone served by Kiddie Kampus will be honored.

Master Gardeners to talk garlic

The Wilson Master Gardeners will present “All About Garlic” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 19 in the auditorium of the Wilson Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. SW.

Master Gardener Julia Newton will discuss the eight varieties of garlic grown at the Wilson Botanical Gardens this year. Attendees will be able to take garlic home for eating or planting. Admission is free and the presentation is open to the public. The monthly meeting of the Wilson County Master Gardeners will follow the presentation.

Nar-Anon group meets Wednesday

NASHVILLE — The Hope Seekers Nar-Anon group will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 at Nashville United Methodist Church, 209 E. Washington St.

Spay, neuter awareness walk planned

For the Love of Dogs will hold its annual Walk 4 the Fix 3K dog walk to raise awareness of spaying and neutering household pets at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 24 beginning at the Wilson County Public Library.

After the walk, participants can enjoy live music, food vendors and raffles and protect their pooches with on-site microchipping and a rabies vaccination booth.

For more information, visit www.4thwalk4thefix.ezevent.com or call 252-292-9779 or 252-243-7450.

4-H flywheel club holding fundraiser

The 4-H Flywheel Electric Club will be selling raffle tickets for two patriotic barn quilts at Tractor Supply Co. in Wilson from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Proceeds will fund various projects the club supports during the upcoming school year.The group is a homeschool 4-H club for students ages 9-19 based on STEM opportunities such as projects and field trips. For more information, call Donna Flowers at 252-290-0034 or email 4hflywheel@gmail.com.

Twin Counties Health Summit planned

ROCKY MOUNT — A health summit for residents of Nash and Edgecombe counties will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 26 at the Booker T. Theater, 170 E. Thomas St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and a light dinner will be provided.

The summit will address health and wellness issues including crime and safety, access to health care, opportunities for youth, recreation and physical activity and resources for people with mental health issues and substance use disorders.

Admission is free and the first 50 participants will receive a free water bottle with giveaways throughout the evening. For more information, call 252-962-6208.

St. Therese to host community watch meeting

The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina will hold a Wilson Community Watch meeting from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 29 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Wilson.

Bailey Elementary serving summer meals

BAILEY — Free meals will be provided for school-age students 18 and under from July 11-31 at Bailey Elementary School, 6288 Pine St. Breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 a.m. and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bridge club names recent winners

Wilson Duplicate Bridge Club winners for June 13, North/South, are Jerry Woodard and Charlotte Weathers, first; Martha Walston and Glenda Wilson, second; Judy and Sim Wooten, third; and Sharon Foster and Barbara Thomson, fourth. East/West winners are Nancy Thompson and Nancy Marlowe, first; Helen Paszek and Carolyn Griffin, second; Frank Eagles and Betty Banks, third; and Heather Pierce and Dana Conn, fourth.

Winners for June 15 are Judy and Sim Wooten, first; Ann Griffin and Ron Woodsum, second; Carolyn Griffin and Helen Paszak, third; and Agnes Cherry and Vivian Woodsum, fourth.

From staff reports