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Here are some local events that are happening over this weekend.  To see more and to post your own CLICK HERE

 Living Word Family Church in Wake Forest will hold their 4th annual Free Yard Sale on Saturday, Saturday Feb. 27 from 10am-12.

Donations can be dropped off Friday, Feb. 26 from 6:30pm-9pm at Living Word Family Church and volunteers are encouraged to return on Saturday during the Yard Sale.

“Volunteers show up at 9am and actually are able to give their stuff away to the community so they can see where their blessings going,” Holt said.

Shoppers of the free yard sale are given $15 Living Word Bucks to spend at the sale. Every item, no matter how big or small costs one Living Word Buck.

Living Word Family Church is located at 10520 Star Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

Here are more:

Annual Heritage Family Unity Day
Event Date:  02/28/2016
Event Time:  4:00 P.M.
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Pleasant Hill UCC
Address Line 1:  8824 Lake Wheeler Road
City, State, Zip:  Fuquay Varina 27595
Event Description:  Speaker: Pastor Marcus Scott,Sr. – Church of God and True Holiness Church-Knightdale NC.along with his congregation. All are invited to attend.
Event Contact:  Mrs. Annie McCoy
Event Contact Number:  919 832-0448



26th Annual Pauli Murray Awards
Event Date:  02/28/2016
Event Time:  3:00 p.m.
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Whitted Building
Address Line 1:  300 West Tryon Street
City, State, Zip:  Hillsborough, NC 27278
Event Description:  The public is cordially invited to attend the annual Pauli Murray Awards Ceremony on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. to honor the 2015 recipients:

Our Individual Winners are Reyna Rivera and Dr. Deborah Stroman. The Youth Winners are Linnea Van Manen and Ruth George.

Established in 1990, the Pauli Murray Award commemorates the life of the late Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray, a distinguished and remarkable person who confronted discrimination, racism and sexism in her life. The above honorees are being recognized for their displays of courage in upholding the ideals of social justice and equal opportunities.

The program will take place at the Whitted Human Services Building (300 West Tryon, Hillsborough) and will include entertainment and a reception catered by 2003 Pauli Murray Award business winner, Kelsey’s Café. The 2015 Student Fair Housing Poster Contest winners will also be recognized during the ceremony.

Event Contact:  Pam Reynolds
Event Contact Number:  919-245-2487



Minister’s Appreciation Day
Event Date:  02/28/2016
Event Time:  3:30pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Cutts Chapel FWB Church
Address Line 1:  410 West Church Street
City, State, Zip:  Angier NC 27501
Event Description:  Assistant to the Bishop Thomas Washington Jr and The Cutts Chapel FWB Church family will be honoring all Elders and Ministers of this special occasion! District Elder Michael

Dial of First Free Will Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

Event Contact:  Sis Ann Plummer
Event Contact Number:  919-639-6194



Women Building Financial Success and Happiness.
Event Date:  2/27/2016
Event Time:  Financial Seminar
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Comfort Inn
Address Line 1:  1411 E. Williams Street
City, State, Zip:  Apex, NC 27539
Event Description:  A seminar designed to empower women to experience financial freedom. This seminar is designed to help identify financial values and goals that will set the stage for your financial success. We will cover: Changing relationships with money, financial values, goals, and strategies, creating healthy money habits, increasing wealth, securing financial future, tax planning and budgeting.
Event Contact:  Michelle Coard
Event Contact Number:  (919) 586-1459



Missionary Annual Program
Event Date:  February 28, 2016
Event Time:  4:00 p.m.
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Big Ruin Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Address Line 1:  16 Big Ruin Creek Lane
City, State, Zip:  Henderson, NC 27537
Event Description:  The Big Ruin Creek Baptist Church Missionary Circle will be hosting an “All in Red” program on February 28, 2016 at 4:00 at the church on 16 Big Ruin Creek Lane in Henderson, NC The theme of discussion will be “The Seven Ups”. It is to encourage us in reaching the masses for ourselves and others. Your are invited to be in attendance and wear red if possible.
Event Contact:  Magnolia H. Williams
Event Contact Number:  2524323343



  Brains and Beauty Network Empowerment Session
Event Date:  02/27/2016
Event Time:  4-7pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Historic Orange St School
Address Line 1:  600 Orange St
City, State, Zip:  Fayetteville NC 28301
Event Description:  The purpose of the function is assist with marketing a new client base with intent to network with NC’s upcoming and established female entrepreneurs.

The session will focus on branding within the marketplace.

Our keynote speaker for the event will be Mrs. Tamara Bryant, head of Fayetteville Technical Community College’s Small Business Center. Mrs. Bryant has intensive knowledge and leadership abilities to help small business owners such as ourselves find the right avenues and take your business to the next plateau.

Topic: Branding With A Purpose

Event Contact:  Rosa Williams
Event Contact Number:  910-808-1388/ 910 709 5403



Ushers Anniversary
Event Date:  02/28/2016
Event Time:  3:00PM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Island Creek AME Church
Address Line 1:  1343 West Charity Road
City, State, Zip:  Rose Hill, NC 28478
Event Description:  Island Creek AME Church will be celebrating their Ushers Anniversary on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00PM. The guest will be The Temple Singers of Jacksonville, NC. The New Millennium Choir will open. Island Creek AME is located at 1343 West Charity Road in Rose Hill right beside Charity Middle School. We cordially invite everyone to come . Rev. Ruth Pugh is the pastor. For information call 910-289-4107 or 910-284-2187.
Event Contact:  Alfred Coston
Event Contact Number:  910-284-2187



The 6th Levite Awards
Event Date:  02/27/16
Event Time:  6pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Anderson Creek Christian Center
Address Line 1:  1680 Will Lucas Road
City, State, Zip:  Linden, NC 28356
Event Description:  Pastor Angela Blue and the members of Anderson Creek Christian Center cordially invite the public to The 6th Levite Awards. On February 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. we will honor People in our community for their dedication and service. The action pact night will feature Zebulon Ellis of BET Sunday Best All-Stars and Comedian Big Los.
Event Contact:  Robyn Chadwick
Event Contact Number:  (910) 497-4350



Up from Slavery: African Americans Journey02
Event Date:  02/28/16
Event Time:  3PM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Dennis Wicker Civic Center
Address Line 1:  1801 Nash St.
City, State, Zip:  Sanford, NC 27330
Event Description:  DaVine Connection presents Up from Slavery: African Americans journey towards freedom. This stage play will take you on an emotional journey through the struggles as well as the amazing accomplishments of African Americans in the midst of adversity. You do not want to miss this dynamic stage production! THIS production is FREE and open to the public! Doors open at 2 pm!

This production is written and directed by Sanford native Tasha Bethea!

Event Contact:  Tasha Bethea
Event Contact Number:  910-703-5936



  Danielle’s Hope: Operation Rejuvenation
Event Date:  02/27/2016
Event Time:  10AM-2PM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
Address Line 1:  4100 Main at North Hills Street
City, State, Zip:  Raleigh, NC 27609
Event Description:  Operation Rejuvenation is an event aimed at providing a day of renewal and relaxation for parents of children with rare diseases. We want to allow parents some time to break away and practice self-care so that they can return to their families refreshed, uplifted, and renewed. We want to help them continue their journey as great parents to these amazing children by letting them know that they are not alone. The Board members of Danielle’s Hope is offering this event to our community because we understand, we care, and because we LOVE!
Event Contact:  Kamilah Jones
Event Contact Number:  (919) 633-1664


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