Community Briefs: Church to offer pancake breakfast

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Church to offer pancake breakfast

The Original Rose of Sharon, 300-B Broad St. will hold a pancake breakfast from 9 -11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 with sausage, eggs and coffee for $4 to $6 per person.

Backpack distribution planned

The Team Power Foundation will hold a back-to-school backpack giveaway from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at Levels Barber Lounge, 902 Reid St. E. Backpacks will include school supplies and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents must be present with their children. The barbershop will offer free haircuts and hairdos until 3 p.m. Free refreshments will be available.

Authors to speak at senior center

BAILEY — James and Margaret Bailey, authors of “The Country Doctor Museum: Early Medical Practices, Treatments and Medicines” will speak at the Southern Nash Senior Center, 8180 Stoney Hill Church Road, at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26. The senior center is sponsoring the presentation for seniors 60 and older. There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required due to limited seating. For more information, call 252-235-4314.

‘Sleepy Hollow’ auditions slated

The Playhouse of Wilson will hold auditions for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: The Musical” from 6-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 and Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center, 108 Nash St. NW.

End-of-summer party scheduled

The Faithful Brothers from the Pride of Wilson Lodge No. 484 and Charles H. Darden Alumni Association will have an end-of-summer all-white affair from 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 to 1 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road E.

Advance tickets are $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Walter Cooper at 252-668-0353, Donna Simms at 252-289-5925, Steven Lockeym at 252-230-7497 or Robert Spells at 919-631-5900.

Amateur radio exams offered

SELMA — The Five-County Volunteer Examiner Team will offer free Federal Communications Commission amateur radio licensing exams at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Thanksgiving Fire Department, 2375 Thanksgiving Road.

Instructions on how to study and register for the amateur radio exam can be found on the website n4mqu.com or by calling 919-628-0096. Registration is required.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published free of charge on Tuesdays and Fridays as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to Lori Parrish at lori@wilsontimes.com with “Community Briefs” in the subject line.