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Butner Church Council food pantry

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The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry serves anyone in need in the Butner and Stem area every 60 days. Identification is required.

Public forum for proposed autism disorder policy changes

Public Schools of North Carolina’s Department of Public Instruction’s Exceptional Children Division will host five public forums in July for parents to hear clarification and details on the proposed policy changes regarding practices in the evaluation and identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

A forum will be held Monday at Butner-Stem Middle School, 501 E. D St., Butner.

The forums will provide parents the opportunity to ask questions regarding these changes. These forums are in addition to the previously held public comment period and will be focused on explaining the recommended policy changes.

Interested parents and stakeholders are invited to attend. No RSVP is needed. For additional information, contact Nina Adams at or 919-807-4199.

American Legion 100th anniversary

All military personal, veterans and families in the area are invited to attend a festive outdoor celebration for American Legion’s 100th anniversary and the 72nd year of Moses S. Cash Post 161 on Legion Street in Creedmoor on Saturday, July 20 from 2-4 p.m.

The WC Blue Grass Band will provide the entertainment. Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler and Mike Turner from Granville County Veterans Affairs will be the guest speakers.

Light refreshments will be served. Bring law chairs.

Anniversary of Bishop Albert Harrison and the Gospel Tones

Bishop Albert Harrison and the Gospel Tones will celebrate their 36th anniversary on Saturday, July 20 at E. M. Rollins Elementary School, 1600 S. Garnett St. Extension, Henderson. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program begins at 6 p.m.

For more information contact Albert Harrison at 252-370-2737.

First reunion program

The Christian Harmonettes of Durham will present the first reunion program on Sunday, July 28 at 3 p.m. at New Rock Spring Christian Church, 2711 Rock Spring Church Road, Creedmoor.

Admission is free. An offering will be taken. For more information contact Claric Poole at 919-528-9340.

Creedmoor movie night

The Creedmoor Parks & Recreation Department will host the next installment of First Fridays in Creedmoor’s Movie Night on Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m. The film “Mary Poppins Returns” will be featured at Lake Rogers Park, 1718 NC-56, Creedmoor. Advance registration is not required and the event is free of charge.

27th singing anniversary

A celebration for Sister Shirley McCaden’s 27th singing anniversary will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 at Northern Granville Middle School Auditorium, 3144 Webb School Road, Oxford.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program begins at 6 p.m. For more information contact Shirley McCaden at 919-939-3789.

Parent and child recreation program

Creedmoor Recreation will present “Monet & Sorbet,” the first parent and child recreation program inspired by the Merlot & VanGoh sessions, and will be hosted at Carolina Cotton, 207 North Main St., Creedmoor on Sunday, Aug. 4 from 4-6 p.m.

Advanced registration is required and $50 program fee includes two reserved seats, aprons and supplies.

Vist to register or for more information.

Alive After Five

The next Alive After Five event will be held Aug. 15 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the VanNess Chevrolet Parking lot, North Main Street, Creedmoor.

The Attractions Band will provide the music. Admission is free.