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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


Back to School Jamboree
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  2-4pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Zebulon Community Park
Address Line 1:  401 S Arendell Ave
City, State, Zip:  Zebulon NC 27597
Event Description:  12th Annual Back to School Jamboree sponsored by the Hand Of God Church Ministries and the community. Free back packs with school supplies, food, games and more. Starts at 2 pm and ends at 4pm. In addition to the School supples we will have kids ID kits on site. Open to the community. We look forward to seeing you there. Child must be present to receive back packs.
Event Contact:  Pastor Herbert Gray
Event Contact Number:  (919) 559-3095 or (919395-8253
Event Contact Email:  grayhershe@aol.com



A Day of Action
Event Date:  August 19, 2017
Event Time:  12PM – 4:00PM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Cliffdale library
Address Line 1:  6882 Cliffdale Rd,
City, State, Zip:  Fayetteville, NC 28314
Event Description:  An informative Community Forum will be held on August 19, 2017, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Cliffdale Library Meeting Room. The Business and Professional League has partnered with the Community Education Alliance (CEA) to discuss five core issues: Accountability in Communities, Economics, Education, Employment, and Social Progression. Forum organizers have invited all elected officials and the Cumberland County School Board Members to discuss our students’ success.

Please contact
Lillian Baker 910-578-3919
Tannilaine Wilson 704-449-9175
or Dr. Val 910-583-8952

Event Contact:  Lillian Baker
Event Contact Number:  (910)578-3919
Event Contact Email:  lillymb53@gmail.com
Event Web Site:  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=A%20Day%20of%20Action



  Kingdom Come Vol. I
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  1:00 pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  The Gathering Place
Address Line 1:  3500 Woodmeadow Parkway
City, State, Zip:  Raleigh, NC, 27610
Event Description:  Young Men 4 Christ is hosting Kingdom Come Vol. I Benefit Concert in order to generate awareness and financial support for the program.
Young men with talents including trumpet medley, comedy, rhythm & smooth, hip hop dance, spoken word, gospel rap and Christian Arts will be performing.
This event is FREE and everyone is welcomed!
Let’s come together and give God an undignified PRAISE!
YM4C for life!
Event Contact:  Troy Johnson
Event Contact Number:  678-457-9508
Event Contact Email:  youngm4c@gmail.com



  Back 2 School Bash
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  Free Giveaway
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Downtown Durham
Address Line 1:  514 N. Mangum Street
City, State, Zip:  Durham, NC 27701
Event Description:  Bookbag & School Supply Giveaway/ Entertainment/Free Food/
Inflatables/And More
Event Contact:  Calos Tillman
Event Contact Number:  (919) 688-4203
Event Contact Email:  marketing@nehemiahchristiancenter.org
Event Web Site:  visitncc.com



NLM 15th Church & Pastoral Anniversary
Event Date:  08/20/2017
Event Time:  11am & 4pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  New Life Ministries
Address Line 1:  2015 Murchison Road
City, State, Zip:  Fayetteville, NC 28301
Event Description:  The Members of New Life Ministries of Hope Mills will host a Celebration Banquet Honoring Apostle Karen L. Evans for 40 years in Ministry. In addition to this honor, Apostle Evans and New Life Ministries will also be celebrating the 15th Pastoral & Church Anniversary. The Pastoral and Church Anniversary services will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 11 am and 4 pm at New Life Ministries Headquarters Church, 2015 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301. Elder Patricia Huffman of Liberty Grace Community Church will be speaking at the 11am service and Pastor Jerry W. Jacobs of Victory in Christ Ministries USA in Lumberton, NC will be speaking at the 4pm service. Two dynamic speakers to celebrate what God has done and what’s to come.

Please come out and celebrate what the Lord has done as we are “Looking Back…Reaching Forward” to what the Lord has in-stored.

Be Blessed

Event Contact:  Donte’ Wise
Event Contact Number:  (910) 583-5235
Event Contact Email:  drich7888@gmail.com



  Community Back to School/Cookout
Event Date:  August 19, 2017
Event Time:  10am to 2pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Sponored by Several local Churches
Address Line 1:  691B. Bearpond Road Henderson nc 27357, P.O. Box 7
City, State, Zip:  Henderson NC 27537
Event Description:  Inviting all school age Children & Youth to the Community Back to School Cookout and Fun Saturday. Vance, Warren, Franklinton and Granville Co.

On Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 10:00am to 2pm at the Manna from Heaven Apostolic Faith Church located at 691 Bearpond Road Henderson, NC 27537. We will be giving away bookbags, school supplies and good food.

This event is sponsored by the Council of Elders:
• Living Hope Christian Church-Pastor Billy Williams-Youngsville, NC
• Trinity Worship Center-Pastor Reginald Harris-Oxford, NC
• Divine Anointed Tabernacle -The House of Prayer-Pastor Kent Williams-Henderson, NC
• New Life Christian Church-Dr. Larry Terry-Drewey, NC
• Manna from Heaven Church-Pastor Joyce Farrior-Green-Henderson, NC

Event Contact:  Pastor Joyce Farrior-Green
Event Contact Number:  9194023328
Event Contact Email:  mannafromheavenchurch@aol.com



  East Wake Community Day
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  New Bethel Baptist Church Event Center
Address Line 1:  605 E. Young Street
City, State, Zip:  Rolesville, NC 27571
Event Description:  Community Day with step performances, school safety and bullying sessions, free school supplies, free food, and fun for the entire family.
Event Contact:  Angela Cusaac
Event Contact Number:  9199959922
Event Contact Email:  angelasrcusaac@hotmail.com
Event Web Site:  http://www.kwfalumnae-dst.org/



  UFCC Community Health Fair
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  10:00am-3:00pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  United for Christ Church, Inc.
Address Line 1:  4005 Holt School Rd.
City, State, Zip:  Durham, NC 27704
Event Description:  United for Christ Church Inc. invites the Durham Community to its 2017 Health Fair- Reaching the Whole Man! The purpose of this health fair is to make a better more healthier you; mentally, physically, and spiritually! Come to this free event to receive beneficial screenings, health information, and live fitness demonstrations. There will also be raffles, kid zone, food samples and lots more! Bring the whole family to this free event. Vendors include CAARE Inc., Jamba Juice, Durham County Sherriff’s Department, Durham County Fire Department, Durham Center for Senior Life, Celestial Designs, MediWeight Loss Clinic, Durham County Department of Social Services, A New Beginning Daycare, Autism Awareness and so much more!
Event Contact:  Valour Richardson
Event Contact Number:  919-408-4174
Event Contact Email:  powell_valour@yahoo.com
Event Web Site:  ufcc.org



Building Fund Rally
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Oakey Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Address Line 1:  3525 U.S. 70 Business at Little Creek Church Road
City, State, Zip:  Clayton, North Carolina 27520
Event Description:  Oakey Grove Missionary Baptist Church is 187 years old, a very small church with a small congregation, which provides, food, Biblical counseling, and financial assistance to the community. Because we are a religious organization, we rely completely on the gifts of individuals, churches, businesses, civic groups, foundations and other organizations.

The purpose of our building fund rally is addon and Install new HVAC system to our existing facility. Renovation project includes: classrooms its purpose to start an After-School Program to provide a safe, supervised after-school alternative for children who arrive home from school to an empty house because their parents and/or caregivers are still at work. And a Summer Camp Program providing a safe, active, and fun summer camp experience for at-risk children. A pantry to store food donations, which, provides nutritional uncooked food (vegetables, cereals, bread and lean meats) to needy low-income individuals and families to get them through the times when they are unable to purchase food. Entrance is Free however some items are for sale.

Safety Presentations: Clayton Sheriff Dept., Clayton Fire Dept., and Clayton EMS – School, Driving and Summer Safety.

Free Dental Examines: Johnston Family Dentistry – Trevor V. Fraser, DDS, PA

Deaconess Ministry – FREE: Back to School Supplies

Youth Ministry – FREE: 2 Bouncy Houses, Piñata,
Youth Ministry – Face Painting, Snow Cones, Popcorn

Missionary/Outreach Ministry: Yard Sale and Free Bookmarks and Tracks

Men/Music Ministry: Music & BBQ Chicken and BBQ Pork Plate Sale
Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, BBQ Sandwiches drinks

RAFFLE: 1. 50inch TV; Laptop Computer, John DASO Art

Event Contact:  Delores Badger
Event Contact Number:  919-633-8844
Event Contact Email:  deloresbadger919@gmail.com
Event Web Site:  http://www.oakeygrovebaptistchurch.com



  Community Food Distribution
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  9:00AM
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Mt Zion Church
Address Line 1:  316 J. Allen Lewis Drive
City, State, Zip:  Cary, N.C. 27513
Event Description:  “Mt. Zion Church – Cary, in conjunction with Zaxby’s of Knightdale and the The Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC, will sponsor a Community Food Distribution on Saturday, August 19th, beginning at 9:00 AM. Mt. Zion Church is located at 316 Allen Lewis Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513.

The community distribution is targeted at such as, families in need of food assistance or a community food distribution aimed to support families that need a little help during difficult economic times.”

Event Contact:  Deacon Rufus P. Credle Jr.
Event Contact Number:  919-345-6321
Event Contact Email:  rcredle906@gmail.com
Event Web Site:  http://www.mtzioncary.org



Annual Men’s Day
Event Date:  08/20/2017
Event Time:  9:00am
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  JD Fuller Sr., RAC (FMBC)
Address Line 1:  6627 Old Bunce Road
City, State, Zip:  Fayetteville, NC 28314
Event Description:  Friendship Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites you to celebrate with them at their Annual Men’s Day. The Guest Speaker is Miguel Pitts, Chief Court Counselor. The Theme is, “It Takes A Village.” Join us as we recognize and celebrate the men of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the significance of “Taking A Village” to
help raise a child in today’s society.
Event Contact:  Bobbie Williams
Event Contact Number:  (910) 488-9898
Event Contact Email:  cj29@hotmail.com
Event Web Site:  fmbcfaync.org



Empress Sonshyne Morton debut release concert
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  4pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Refuge Temple Cooljc
Address Line 1:  311 west spring street
City, State, Zip:  Oxford, NC 27565
Event Description:  Stephanie Morton known as Empress Sonshyne has come from Atlanta GA to her home town of Oxford NC to showcase her first debut single entitled “I Am”! Featuring other artist such as Min. Arnold Bullock, Psalmist Shea Taylor, Psalmist Monique McClendon, and other friends! Come out and enjoy a evening of worship! Share in the festivities! Refreshments will be served!
Event Contact:  Empress Sonshyne
Event Contact Number:  347-292-1054
Event Contact Email:  walkinnhisfavor@gmail.com
Event Web Site:  http://www.sonshynemusic.com



Fay Cumberland County Ministerial Council
Event Date:  08/19/2017
Event Time:  12:00pm
Is this event FREE?:  YES
Venue Name:  Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
Address Line 1:  1217 Murchison Road
City, State, Zip:  Fayetteville, NC 28301
Event Description:  The Fayetteville Cumberland County Ministerial Council invites you to celebrate with them at their 60th Anniversary Luncheon. If interested in attending or RSVPing, please contact Pastor Yvonne Hodges @ 910.797.5879 or email: yhtaxservice@gmail.com. NLT AUGUST 10, 2017. For additional information, please contact Pastor Yvonne Hodges @ 910.797.5879.
Event Contact:  Pastor Yvonne Hodges
Event Contact Number:  (910) 797-5879
Event Contact Email:  fccmc16@gmail.com