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February 2018

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6 WAYNE COUNTY local events February 2 ___________________________ TRAIL SISTERS HIKE will take place at 4 p.m. at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. The 10K Women Trail Project, launched by Hike It Baby and sponsored by REI, is an initiative to get women and girls on trails across the United States. North Carolina State Parks is supporting the effort by creating Trail Sisters, a series of hikes in the state parks led by female park staff to bring women of all back- grounds and trail experience together for fellowship, fresh air and improved health in the outdoors. Join park ranger Eryn Staib on a moderate 1.7-mile hike on the Cliffs' longleaf pine, sand path and Span- ish moss trails. Dress warmly and take water. No dogs. Free. Meet at the visitor center. Information: 919-778-6234. INTRODUCTION TO PINTEREST program will take place at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants will learn how to set up an account and browse and share "pins" about their personal inter- ests. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105. February 3 ___________________________ CHURCH NIGHT BASKETBALL GAME will be held at the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena at the University of Mount Olive between the Mount Olive Trojans and North Greenville University. The women's teams will play at 4 p.m. and the men will play at 6 p.m. There will be a variety of half-time activities for all ages. The church with the most people attending will receive a scholarship. Tick- ets are $1 for those attending with a church group. Information: Tim Woodard at twoodard@umo.edu. February 5 ___________________________ LEGO BOOK CLUB for ages 8 through 12 will be held at the Fremont Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will dis- cover new books and build LEGO cre- ations. Take your library card. Free. Register by calling 919-705- 1893. WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY TAR HEEL JUNIOR HISTORIANS for youths in grades four through eight will meet at the Goldsboro Library from 6 to 7 p.m. They will learn about North Carolina and Wayne County through creativity, discovery and connecting with others. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824. February 6 ___________________________ STE(A)M KIDS ALL ABOARD! program for youths in first through fifth grade will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library. They will experiment, solve, create and explore. The theme is volcanoes. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824. LINE DANCING for adults will be held at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive from 10 to 11 a.m. Instructor will be Patri- cia Curtis with the Mount Olive Senior Center. Free. Register by calling 919-299- 8105. INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY for adults will be held at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Instructor will be Willis Brown. Free. Register by calling 919- 299-8105. THE DEVELOPMENT OF WAYNE COUNTY'S FREE COMMUNITIES OF COLOR (1790 TO 1865) program will take place at the Goldsboro Library from 7 to 8 p.m. On the eve of the Civil War, Wayne County had 737 free people of color, work- ing as farmers, artisans and small retail merchants. Presenter and Wilson native Lisa Y. Henderson, a descendant of several free families of color, wrote her master's thesis on the "Involuntary Apprenticeship of Free Children of Color in Wayne County (1830 to 1860)." She works as a managing attorney for a federal agency in Atlanta. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824. February 7 ___________________________ HEARTS AND CRAFTS family friendly event will take place at the Goldsboro Library from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants will hear a story or two and make a Valentine's craft. Free. Register by calling 919-735- 1824. February 8 ___________________________ MOTEEN BOOK CLUB for ages 12 through 17 will meet at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive from 5 to 6 p.m. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105. February 9 ___________________________ "THE CRUCIBLE" will be performed by Center Stage Theatre Feb. 9 through 11 at the Paramount Theatre. Groups of young girls in Salem, Massachusetts, begin to accuse the townspeople of witchcraft, wreaking havoc and sparking a vicious witch hunt. Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, the drama is about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem. Tickets are $13 and $15, available at the Paramount box office, by calling 919-583-8432 or online at www.goldsboroparamount.com. February 10 ___________________________ CRAFTS: ANIMAL VALENTINES program will be held at 1 p.m. at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. Celebrate Valentine's Day in the park. Children can pick and decorate their own animal card. Free. Register by calling 919-778-6234. AN EVENING WITH UMO event will take place at 6 p.m. at The Farm at 215 Batten Road in Selma at 6 p.m. The semi-formal event will feature dinner, dancing, live music by Spare Change and raffle items. Cost is $35. Information: Brooke Bitzen- hofere at bbitzenhofer@umo.edu.

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