The Light 103.9 Featured Video
CLOSE

 

Here are a few local events happening this week.  Log onto our community calendar for more:  http://thelightnc.upickem.net/engine/Details.aspx?PageType=APPROVED&contestid=46430

 

 

Education & A gift for you  

Event Date: 

08/09/2013-09/01/2013

Event Time: 

sun-mon 9a-4p tues-friday 9am-7p & sat 6a-4p

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Studio Plus Hair Salon

Address Line 1: 

4551 New Bern Avenue Suite 190

City, State, Zip: 

RaleighNC27610

Event Description: 

We are giving away to 50 deserving kids free kids style and hair cuts valued at $15 along with school supplies on a first come basis. Must pick up vouchers at salon and make appointment.

Event Contact: 

Lolita Chesson

Event Contact Number: 

(919)231-9670

 

Youth Explosion 2013  

Event Date: 

Friday, August 16 – Saturday, August 17

Event Time: 

August 16 at 7 pm, August 17 at 2 pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Abundant Grace Church

Address Line 1: 

221 Durham Lake Road

City, State, Zip: 

Dudley, NC

Event Description: 

Join the Youth Ministry of Abundant Grace for a weekend of worship, Friday, August 16 at 7 pm and Saturday, August 17 at 2 pm. The theme is “Victory”. Special performances by the Abundantly Blessed Mime Team and the North Carolina Metropolitan Diocese Choir.

Event Contact: 

Christopher Barrow

Event Contact Number: 

(910) 824-9281

 

Homecoming  

Event Date: 

August 18, 2013

Event Time: 

3pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

FaithMissionaryBaptistChurch

Address Line 1: 

908 Suffolk Blvd

City, State, Zip: 

Event Description: 

FaithMissionaryBaptistChurch, 908 Suffolk Blvd., in Raleigh 37th Annual Homecoming Celebration will be on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Rev. Jeremy A. Jones will render the 11am Morning Worship Service. The celebration concludes @ 3pm with Dr. Jeffrey B. Robinson & congregation of JuniperLevelBaptistChurch, Raleigh, NC. We encourage all active, inactive & current members to attend.

 

500 book bags give away…  

Event Date: 

08/ 17/2013

Event Time: 

10am until 1pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Angelic Crystal Cathedral of Deliverance

Address Line 1: 

121 N. Tarboro road community center

City, State, Zip: 

Raleigh, NC27604

Event Description: 

Our Community Event… Our goal is to give away 500 back packs for this community, for our children… Let’s pull together to accomplish this goal, by sharing the love of Jesus Christ in others’ Lives… We are looking for VOLUNTEERS… hair stylist for girls, and Barbers to cut boy’s hair, and we need someone to do face art ?… Calling all Leaders from all communities, pastors, churches and all that are able to give into such a worthy cause…

TO GIVE YOUR TIME, YOUR SEED, and YOUR DONATIONS for the children…

Event Contact: 

Pastor Crystal W. Sanjak

Event Contact Number: 

919-758-1385

 

 

 

Facing Your Giants Crusade!  

Event Date: 

08/10/2013-8/24/2013

Event Time: 

7pm-8pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Gethsemane

Address Line 1: 

2525 Sanderford Rd.

City, State, Zip: 

RaleighNC27610

Event Description: 

Are you faced with giant roadblocks in your life,

Are you faced with giant issues that seem to never

get resolved?

Find these answers and more at The Facing Your Giants

Crusade August 10-24 From 7PM-8PM, except monday and

thursdays at 2525 Sanderford Rd., Raleigh,NC.

International speaker and Evangelist Calvin Watkins

will encourage you with the word of god that you can

overcome life’s “Giants”. for more info visit

facing your giants.org , thats facingyourgiants.(

O.R.G )or call 919-817-‘8310

Event Contact: 

919-817-8310

Event Contact Number: 

919-817-8310

 

St. Jude Trike A Thon & Coummuntiry Outreach  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013  

Event Time: 

11-2pm  

Is this event FREE?: 

YES  

Venue Name: 

LitleBelieversAcademy  

Address Line 1: 

551 W. Main Street  

City, State, Zip: 

Clayton, NC  

Event Description: 

FREE Food, Games, FUN!

Bring your Trikes, Bikes, and Scooters along with your helpmets as we Ride for HOPE..

We will have raffles, and tours of the facility… Specials and discounts offered for enrollment!

Event Contact: 

Litle Believers  

Event Contact Number: 

9193598939  

 

2013 Youth Explosion

Event Date: 

August 18, 2013

Event Time: 

3:00 pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Pleasant GroveChurch of Christ (Disciples of Christ)

Address Line 1: 

208 N. Racepath Street

City, State, Zip: 

Fayetteville, NC28301

Event Description: 

We invite your choirs praise teams, soloists and dance teams to Help us make a JOYFUL NOISE with MUSIC**DANCE**MIMES**PRAISE**FELLOWSHIP.

This event is sponsored for the children. Children must be present ere will also be school supplies. If you are available to assist, please contact Sister Dana Hassell (910) 527-5791

Event Contact: 

Sis Dana Hassell or Sis Juanita Hooker

Event Contact Number: 

910-527-5791 or 919-774-5676

Event Contact Email: 

NA

 

 

 

 

 

Operation Back Pack Rally  

Event Date: 

August 17, 2013

Event Time: 

11AM-2PM

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

New Birth Apostolic Church

Address Line 1: 

300 Kennedy St

City, State, Zip: 

Raleigh, NC27610

Event Description: 

There will be a Back Pack School Rally & Giveaway on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 11am to 2pm. This event will take place at NewBirthApostolicChurch located at 300 Kennedy St in Raleigh, NC. Free book bags with school supplies will be distributed to K-12 students in the Wake and surrounding counties to the first 100 kids. Children must be present in order to receive a free book bag. Door prizes will be given out at the day of the event.

Event Contact: 

Stephanie Malone

Event Contact Number: 

919-710-6276

Event Contact Email: 

bo2620@aol.com

 

 

1st Annual Car/Bike Expo  

Event Date: 

August 17, 2013

Event Time: 

9am-1pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

FirstCalvaryBaptistChurch

Address Line 1: 

1311 Morehead Ave.

City, State, Zip: 

Durham, NC27707

Event Description: 

Come fellowship with us as we host our 1st annual Car/Bike Expo where will display some of the hottest custom cars and bikes in the triangle area.

This will be a morning of good times, food and fun! We will also have activities for the children.

Event Contact: 

Dolli Bradford

Event Contact Number: 

919-672-6984

 

 

Men @ tht Cross Men’s Day Program “Courageouse Man  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

10: am- 1:30 pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Kingdom Minded MinistriesChurch and HQ

Address Line 1: 

180 Westgate Dr.

City, State, Zip: 

28374

Event Description: 

Men @ the Cross is a men’s fellowship designed to empower men to become leaders on their jobs, in the church, in the community,by spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ through discipleship. Loing a man to Jesus until he is ready to love another man to Jesus. This program is dedicated to fathers who have had the courage to stay and be the coveing for their wives, children, and family.

Event Contact: 

Michael E. McClellan; Lamont Reaves

Event Contact Number: 

910-725-1753; 910-315-1347

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

yOuTh eXpLoSiOn  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

8:30am Registration/Continental Breakfast

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

EvansGroveBaptistChurch

Address Line 1: 

12700 Creedmoor Road

City, State, Zip: 

Wake Forest, NC27587

Event Description: 

Evans Grove Baptist Church Youth and Pastor Willie C. Mosley invite all youth ages 6-18 to our Youth Explosion on Saturday, August 17th from 8:30am to 3:00pm. There will be various workshops to help our youth through these hard times in life. ‘Loving Yourself-Valuing Others’, ‘How to avoid gangs’, ‘Young Leaders’, ‘Self Defense’. Enjoy food, fun and games. This event is FREE. Preregister or call for more information to(919) 870-8874. Continental breakfast and free bag with fun-day information pickup at 8:30am. Also email us at evangrovechurch@gmail.com.

Event Contact: 

Denise Mosley

Event Contact Number: 

919-870-8874

 

13th Church Anniversary  

Event Date: 

August 14 2013

Event Time: 

7:30 pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

TrueGospelPentecostalChurch

Address Line 1: 

2412 Paula Street

City, State, Zip: 

RaleighNC27608

Event Description: 

All are welcome to come help us celebrate our 13th Church Anniversary. Guest speakers will be Pastor Michael Branch from the Cutting Word ministry (NY) and Pastors: Dr. Sylvester Morgan and Mother Marie Morgan of Irvington, NJ. Event begins August 14th, 15th, 16th @ 7:30 pm and 11 am on Sunday August 18th. Event will be held at TrueGospelPentecostalChurch where the senior pastor is Dr. Etta Brown.

Event Contact: 

Evangelist Cochran

Event Contact Number: 

919-633-2635

 

Annual Men’s Day Program  

Event Date: 

08/18/2013

Event Time: 

11:00 am

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

FriendshipMissionaryBaptistChurch

Address Line 1: 

400 Campbell Ave

City, State, Zip: 

Fayetteville, NC28301

Event Description: 

We invite you to attend our Annual Men’s Day Program.

Event Contact: 

FMBC

Event Contact Number: 

(910) 485-0392

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ride for Hope TriKe-A-Thon St. Jude  

Event Date: 

August 17,2013

Event Time: 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Little Believer’s Academy

Address Line 1: 

551 West Main Street

City, State, Zip: 

Clayton, NC27520

Event Description: 

Come out and support our St. Jude children’s Ride For Hope. Bring your children bikes, trikes or scooters. FREE EVENT! Free Food, Bouncy house, Games, Prizes, Raffles and Lots of Fun. Bring the entire family for a day full

of Hope and Fun!

Event Contact: 

Cassandra Brooks

Event Contact Number: 

919-359-8939

 

 

Back to School Giveaway/Open House Literacy Center  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

12

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Destiny International Back to School Giveaway

Address Line 1: 

3329 Forestville Road

City, State, Zip: 

Raleigh, NC27616

Event Description: 

Destiny International Ministries presents our annual back to school giveaway. Please bring back to school supply list and get free items to start the new school year. Destiny will also host open for their new Literacy and ChildDevelopmentCenter for children 21/2- 5. There are scholarships available, the center will be open from 7:30-10:00, there will be family events, face painting, special visit from “Elmo”

Event Contact: 

Chandra Barbour

Event Contact Number: 

919-266-6124

 

 

Back-to-School Education Rights Training Institute  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

10:00-4:00pm

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

MartinStreetBaptistChurch

Address Line 1: 

1001 East Martin Street

City, State, Zip: 

Raleigh, NC, 27601

Event Description: 

Know your legal rights as a student/parent in

Wake County Public Schools!

Come and gain valuable information, tools and connections!

Become a more confident, knowledgeable advocate for yourself and/or your child/children!

Join us to dismantle the school-to-prison-pipeline!

FREE Catered Lunch Provided! FREE Childcare Available!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013

10:00AM – 4:00PM

By the Push Out Prevention Project, a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina

To register: 919.675.1717 or https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1j6Ks133q0SSwT4iA9bkYclyI3SUfRbQXvqJXvuG5Sto/viewform or http://www.legalaidnc.org/acsoffline.aspx

Event Contact: 

Julia Nieves

 

 

Back to School Showcase  

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

5:00pm

Is this event FREE?: 

NO

Venue Name: 

CovenantCommunity Center

Address Line 1: 

3209 Gresham Lake Road Suite 122

City, State, Zip: 

RaleighNC27615

Event Description: 

Back to School Showcase hosted by iKidz Children Ministry

“We Can Because He Can” Luke 18:27

Mime, liturgical Dance, Spoken Word, Breakdancing and a dynamic message for the youth and the school year 2013-2014

Admission cost: School Supplies (i.e. Pack of paper, pens, pencils, etc)

Event Contact: 

Stephanie Forbes

Event Contact Number: 

919-564-8793

Event Contact Email: 

ikidz@cccraleigh.net

 

 

Free community Fellowship Day

Event Date: 

08/17/2013

Event Time: 

9 am

Is this event FREE?: 

YES

Venue Name: 

Spirit-Filled Family Worship Center-Glow-N-The Dark outreach Ministries

Address Line 1: 

109 W. Ash street

City, State, Zip: 

Goldsboro , NC27530

Event Description: 

Free Breakfast, music, mime ministry, back to school supplies, clothes and free hair cut

Vouchers

Guest speaker: Raven Ravenell

Event Contact: 

Linda Jones-outreach Coordinator

Event Contact Number: 

919-736-0012