Up & Coming Weekly

November 15, 2022

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM NOVEMBER 16 - 22, 2022 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 GRAB THE KEY RANDOLPH JONES CENTER Come out and hear from some of the top industry professionals on ways to help increase generational wealth within diverse communities. Homeownership is the pillar of the American dream. Grab the Key was created out of the need to empower and educate Fayetteville's Black com- munities about generational wealth that can be created through homeownership. Movement Mortgage's hope is built on the strength of their predecessors that together homeownership will be achieved. To reserve a free seat, go to https://bit. ly/3fVP33B to register. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 FAYETTEVILLE EATS CROWN COMPLEX 7:30 p.m. Know the difference between an R4 and an R2? Well this trivia night might be for you. Join the Church Entertainment Lounge at Paddy's Irish Pub to enter their Star Wars theme cash trivia and pos- sibly win Paddy's Pot of Gold. Outside of trivia, there are more chances to win prizes for the best-dressed person and best-dressed team. Teams can be made up of eight people maximum. There is a $5 entrance fee per player. All money goes into the pot plus $100 cash from Paddy. BEGINNING BEEKEEPING 301 EAST MOUNTAIN DRIVE 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Master Beekeeper, Kenny Bailey, will provide a six-week course on Beginning Beekeeping. The course will cover the basic information necessary to get started in beekeeping and will prepare participants for the practical beekeeping course that will be offered in the spring of 2023. You may attend as many classes as you would like; however, you must register for each class separately. The course is free. Registration for the class can be found at https://bit.ly/3NMe6CQ. COOKING DEMONSTRATION 4101 RAEFORD ROAD SUITE 100 4:30 p.m. The Wellness & Opportunity Center pro- vides programs and educational opportuni- ties for their members and the community. This free event will focus on nutrition. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina will partner with Cooking4Fitness to provide a cooking demonstration for the upcom- ing Thanksgiving holiday. Participants will receive a meal and a swag bag for attending. There is an unsupervised childcare area available. You must register to attend. Registration can happen at https://bit.ly/3Ue0y5l. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 COLLEGE PLANNING 101 WESTOVER HIGH SCHOOL 6 p.m – 7 p.m. There is free money out there for college, but you just need to know where to find it and prepare in advance to access it. Attend this session to learn tips from an expert on building a successful high school resume, financial aid basics, college costs, scholarships, eligibility determination and specific programs for NC families. What seems impossible doesn't have to be. Join Cumberland County Schools and discover how to get cash for college. Save your seat today at: https://conta.cc/3zHKWyA. 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 THANKFUL FOR PETS ADOPTION CROWN COMPLEX 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. What are you thankful for this November? Cumberland County Animal Services are thankful for the pets who make people's families complete. Looking to add a playful pup or a cuddly cat to your home before Thanksgiving? Cumberland County Animal Shelter has lots of adoptable pets looking for homes. Come out to the Crown Complex to meet them, and while you're there, you can enter to win tickets to upcoming events and grab lunch from Kwon's Kitchen Korean Fusion Food Truck. STAR WARS TRIVIA PADDY'S IRISH PUB 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fayetteville Eats is designed to marry two of the most exciting elements of the Fayetteville community – its wonderful cuisine and Marksmen Hockey! Join us for a Food Festival featuring samples of some of the best food and drink that Fayetteville has to offer, followed by a Marksmen hockey game. A general admission ticket will get you entry to the Fayetteville Eats Food Festival at 3:30 p.m., unlimited sampling (while supplies last) and an end zone ticket to the Marksmen game at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 online and $40 on the day of the event. Tickets can be bought at www.marks- menhockey.com/fayettevilleeats. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 TAP ON THURSDAY WINTERBLOOM TEA 6 p.m – 7 p.m. Winterbloom Tea, in collaboration with Poetry-N-Motion, is bringing to you TAP (Tea And Performance) on Thursdays. This is an exclusive event that will happen every third Thursday of the month. If you are a poet, comic, songwriter or musician, they encourage you to come out for this awesome event. This is free to the public. This TAP event will be hosted by local poet, El'Ja Bowens.

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