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Wilson Dems to meet Saturday

The Wilson County Democratic party will meet  at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Wilson County Public Library assembly room, 249 Nash St. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. 

College prep seminar scheduled

Sammy's House will present College Prep 101 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at The SPOT, 910 Tarboro St. The event is open to high school and college students and parents as well as aspiring college students. There will be breakout sessions and a financial aid question and answer session. Various colleges will be represented to answer admissions questions. Register online via the shortened link https://bit.ly/32XDn4f.

Museum to hold anniversary tours

The Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House and African American Museum, 1202 Nash St. E., will celebrate the first full year of its expanded campus with a community event and tours planned from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.

Classical music performances and refreshments will be available during the floating social event. Admission is free and donations are accepted. For more information, visit www.theroundhousemuseum.com/.

Domestic violence rally, silent walk planned

Barton College will host "Take Back the Night From Violence" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Hardy Alumni Hall. A silent walk for domestic violence victims is planned at noon Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Wesley Shelter, 106 E. Vance St.

Church to hold breast cancer program

St. Rose Women's Fellowship will host a breast cancer awareness program from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Rose Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 605 Douglas St. S.

Mary LaGwen Williams-Best of Fayetteville, a breast cancer survivor, Lisa Skinner of Wilson Medical-Imaging Center and Helen Harwood of Regional Medical Oncology will be guest speakers. Breakfast will be served and free literature will be available. For more information, call Sandra Barnes at 252-293-0069.

Spring Arbor schedules art show

Spring Arbor Assisted Living, 2045 Ward Blvd., will host its annual Fall Fantasy art exhibit and sale from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.

Bikers for Christ plan cancer fundraiser

ROCKY MOUNT - Bikers for Christ will hold a cancer fundraiser bike ride Saturday, Oct. 26 at Black Cat Harley Davidson, 928 N. Winstead Ave. Registration is from 9-11 a.m. and the ride starts at 11. Entrance fee is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger.

There will be door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, gun raffle, dunking tank, vendors, DJ and live music by Don Cox and food provided by Doug Sauls BBQ. Food is included free with the ride and is $8 per plate for non-riders.

The UNC Rex mobile mammography unit will have mammogram screenings on site if at least 12 women age 35 and up are registered by Oct. 11. Register online at https:/www.unchealthcare.org/mobile-mammography-open-scheduling. Participants should bring their insurance card and photo ID.

For more information, call 919-784-4210. To become a vendor or sponsor, call Robert at 252-908-2301 or Bob at 919-784-4210.

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

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