Up & Coming Weekly

July 13, 2021

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12 UCW JULY 14-20, 2021 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM COVER AUDREY HOGUE, Staff Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com 910-484-6200. Next Rock'n On The River concert features vocal powerhouses by AUDREY HOGUE e Rock'n On e River concert se- ries continues in July with two bands that are sure to keep the audience singing and dancing along. e July 16 show will feature Joyner, Young & Marie at 6 p.m. and Heart Breaker at 8:15 p.m. Both groups are known for vocal powerhouse performances of rock 'n' roll hits. Bill Joyner, Dan Young and Marie Grimsley make up Joyner, Young & Marie, a local band that has been performing for more than 30 years. No stranger to area festivals and events, Joyner, Young & Marie performs their own music and covers of rock 'n' roll hits from the likes of Janis Joplin, Eric Clapton and Aretha Franklin, among many. "My favorite memory with the band was when our song 'Live the Blues' from our first CD 'Full Circle' made number one in the beach charts and got to perform at the Cammy Awards [Carolina Beach Music Awards]," said lead singer Marie Grimsley. e band is currently working on releasing another CD in the near future. Grimsley said the band enjoys performing together and bringing back the rock hits that everyone knows and enjoys. Also performing will be Heart Breaker, a Heart tribute band, featuring Staci McBeth and Joan Burton, backed by a talented band of musicians. Although based in North Carolina, Heart Breaker tours nationally with the goal of playing each song with respect and true passion for the origi- nal. ey not only perform the Heart classics such as "Alone," "What About Love," and crowd favorite "Barracuda," but they also give the audience a taste of Led Zeppelin hits that Heart often played on tour as well. e Rock'n On e River concert series was created in 2015 starting with three shows. e popularity of the series and demand for live entertainment helped increase the number of shows each season. is year, the series has been hosting a concert each month from May until October. Each concert this season show- cases a different genre of music, bringing together different crowds of people for a good time with friends and family. Rock'n On e River is located at 1122 Person St. in Fayetteville, (behind Deep Creek Grill). Parking for the event opens at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m. Parking costs $5 per person in each vehicle. Outside food and beverages are prohibited, but can be purchases on site. Pets are also not allowed onto the concert grounds. Rock'n On e River is a free event sponsored by Healy Wholesale, Bob 96.5 FM radio, and Up & Coming Weekly. For more information visit www.facebook.com/ Rockn-On-e-River-271048666818630/ EVENTS e July 16 Rock'n On e River will feature Joyner, Young & Marie (left) and Heart Breaker (right). (Photos courtesy Rock'n On e River) Free events at Clark Park help kids learn about nature a STAFF REPORT Fayetteville Cumberland County Parks & Rec- reation offers a number of activities to get out and enjoy nature. Clark Park & Nature Center is located at 631 Sherman Drive. For more informa- tion call 910-433-1579. Bug Safari at StoryWalk® Clark Park Explore reading along a stretch of trail near the playground. Stands tell the story of "Bug Safari" by Bob Barner. Funded by the Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland County, a fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Available Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to sunset. Free and suitable for ages 3-6. Small Wonders From the Mountains to the Sea: A Diorama of Miniatures by Wildlife Artist Joe Morgan Find all the tiny critters nestled in this work of art and take home a prize. Available during Cen- ter Hours: Available Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free and suitable for all ages. Animal Feedings Alligators chomping, snakes swallowing, and turtles snapping, come see what is for dinner at the nature center. Call to register. Wednesdays on July 21, 28 and Aug. 4, 11 from 3-4 p.m. Free and suitable for all ages. Marvels of Moths While butterflies may be better known, after the sun goes down the night belongs to their rela- tives, the moths. ere are far more species of moths than butterflies and they live fascinating lives. Learn about the importance of moths in the environment, how they survive, and about some of the many different kinds that call North Caro- lina home. Part of National Moth Week and Moth Night. Call to register. Saturday, July 24 from 7-8 p.m. Free and suitable for all ages. Moth Night! Clark Park's woods often yield giant silkworm moths like the Luna and Polyphemus. Come hear about how moths differ from butterflies, how to attract and trap moths for identification and study, and see what we can catch at Clark on this night. Moth Night is part of National Moth Week, a celebration of moth diversity, beauty, life cycles and habitats. Call to register. Saturday, July 24 from 8-10 p.m. Free and suitable for all ages. Homeschool Discovery Series: Reptiles and Amphibians ese free programs are designed with home- schoolers in mind to help supplement their cur- riculum. Call to register. On Aug. 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. discover what makes reptiles different from amphibians through this hands-on experience. For more information on what programs and events are available at parks throughout Fayetteville and Cumberland County visit www. fcpr.us/ (Top left) Clark Park & Nature Center offers indoor and outdoor programs. (Center Left) e StoryWalk allows visitors to explore reading on a trail. (Bottom left) A young visitor meets a resident at the Nature Center. (All photos by Dylan Hooker)

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