Community Briefs: Wilson Dems plan precinct meeting Monday

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Wilson Dems meet Saturday

The Wilson County Democratic Party will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 in the assembly room of the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St.

Scholarship pageant scheduled

The Wilson Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold its Jabberwock scholarship pageant at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Darden Middle School. Young ladies in elementary through high school will participate in performances and compete for titles. Tickets are $10.

Dems plan precinct meeting

The Wilson County Democratic Party’s precinct organizational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Pender St.

Self-renewal sessions slated

St. John AME Zion Church, 119 Pender St. E., will begin “The Sister Circle,” a series of self-renewal sessions designed to help women gain insight into coping with social, emotional and everyday mental heath issues, beginning from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.

The sessions will be led by mental health professionals and are intended to help participants understand and utilize the mind, body and soul connection. Sessions are free and open to the public. Those interested are asked to email stjsistercircle@yahoo.com to register so that adequate materials can be prepared.

Garden Talks features greenhouse tour

Jane Allman and Linda May will lead a tour of the Wilson Botanical Garden greenhouse at 1806 Goldsboro St. during the next installment of Garden Talks, planned from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.

Dance fundraiser planned Feb. 17

The Brand Performing Arts Center’s Dancing for a Cause is planned from 3-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Edna Boykin Cultural Center.

The fundraiser for Southeastern Cancer Care features BPAC’s Company Dancers. Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased online through WAWtix.com.

Bridge club announces results

Wilson Duplicate Club winners for Feb. 5, North/South, are Holmes Smoot and Heather Pierce, first; Marsha Irvin and Harriet Glover, second; and Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, third. East/ West winners are Mable Hesmer and Janet Gresham, first; Sally Barnes and Jerry Woodard, second; and Watson Barnes and John Covington, third.

Winners for Feb. 7, North/South, are Sallie and Tom Cozart, first; Frank Eagles and Sally Barnes, second; Judy and Sim Wooten, third; and Carolyn Griffin, fourth. East/West winners are Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, first; Inda Hill and Betsy Boxer, second; and Martha Walston and Janet Gresham, third.