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Swansboro Rotary Oyster Roast

5-8 p.m.

Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro
Swansboro Rotary Club’s 35th annual Oyster Roast and Pig-Out will be March 15, 5-8 p.m.

Tickets purchased in advance are $45. They allow entry to one of the club’s most popular fundraisers, an all-you-can-eat extravaganza that takes place indoors at the Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro.

Machine Gun, a popular and well-known variety band from Wilmington, will provide musical entertainment.

Diners are reminded to bring an oyster knife and a glove. In addition to oysters, the menu includes roasted pig, fried fish, clam chowder, hot dogs with chili, cole slaw, hush puppies, condiments and a variety of beverages.

The civic center, which is on West Main Street Extension off NC 24 behind Family Care Pharmacy, provides a spacious indoor area for diners. It will be equipped with several large screen televisions tuned to the NCAA basketball tournament.

Tickets purchased at the door will cost $50. Tickets for children 15 and younger are $20, available only at the door.

Proceeds from the event are used to benefit youth scholarships and projects in Onslow and Carteret counties.

Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Swansboro Rotary Club or at the Civic Center. Tickets can also be purchased at Darden Insurance and Century 21 Waterway Realty in Swansboro and at Eastern Mortgage in Emerald Isle.
For more information, call (910) 326-6175.

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Beginner's Guide to Fishing the Tar-Pam

8:30AM - 12:30 PM

Edgecombe Community College, McIntyre Auditorium, Tarboro
Join the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation (PTRF) and Tarboro Association of Saltwater Sportsmen (TASS) for the first edition of our fishing clinic series, Beginner’s Guide to Fishing the Tar-Pam! Local experienced fishermen from TASS and the Pamlico River-area will teach you basic information on terminology, different types of tackle and bait, fishing strategies, and knot tying. This clinic will focus on the most popular freshwater and brackish water species. *A portion of all proceeds will go towards TASS.* The clinic is $40 for non-PTRF members, including a 1 year membership and $10 for PTRF members.
Kelly Jochim, 252-946-7211

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Greene Lamp Head Start Now Accepting Pre-Kindergarten Applications For 2014-2015 School Year

8:00am – 4:00pm

309 Summit Ave and 1001 E. Highland Ave in Kinston Snow Hill office located at 110 S. E. First St.
Greene Lamp Head Start is now accepting Pre-Kindergarten applications for the 2014-2015 school year for children in Lenoir and Greene Counties. The child must be three or four years of age by August 31, 2014. Transportation is available to children enrolled in the program based on need and availability.

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm.
To complete the application, the following items are required:
-Proof of child’s birth (i.e. Birth Certificate)
-Proof of Income for 2013 (i.e. tax return, W-2 form, TANF, SSI, child Support).
Any questions, please call the Family Engagement and Community Partnership staff in Kinston at (252) 527-5252 or Snow Hill at (252) 747-8146.

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A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center - March Events

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A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center (ATFS) is located off Highway 11 between Ayden and Grifton in Contentnea Creek Estates. The physical address is 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton NC 28530.
Follow the website and newsletter regularly for possible additions or other updates to this schedule. For weather dependent activities (such as star parties, etc.), check the website for possible cancellations before leaving home.

If it is possible for you to do so, please announce (or post) this first activity regularly throughout the month till the March 22 date

Save the Date -- March 22
Love A Sea Turtle Annual 5k Run & Nature Walk
10:00 am
Proceeds fund summer camps at A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center for underserved youth as well as turtle awareness and education. $20.00 for individual runners ($25.00 after Feb 1) and $5.00 for the Nature Walk. Participants can register on-line at loveaseaturtle.com or runtheeast.com.

Each Saturday in March except 22nd (Mar 1, 8, 15, --, 29)

On the Trail to Fitness
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cost - $2.00 / participant
Combine your exercise program with a connection to Nature. Walk or run along the One-Mile Fitness Trail around four lovely ponds and workout at the 10 fitness stations. Or simply amble along the trail for a pleasant Saturday walk.

March 8
Second Saturday Family Fun Day
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Cost - $5.00 adult $3.00 child
Take a guided walk along one of the Conservancy trails then make a “pin-less” pinwheel for fun in the winds of March. Please register by March 7.

March 15
2014 Greenville St. Patricks’ Day Parade
Location -- Downtown Greenville
4:00 pm to 11:00 am
Cost – No Charge
Enjoy the A Time For Science / Ulster Project float in the Second Annual Greenville St. Patricks’ Day Parade.

March 22
Busy Body Builders
Location – Pitt County KidFest, Greenville Convention Center
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Visit the A Time For Science exhibit at KidFest 2014 for a stimulating experience for your preschooler that you can learn to duplicate at home.

March 22
Carolina Skies Astronomy Club – Spring Equinox Star Party
7:00 pm ---
Cost – No Charge
Following the big Turtle Run in the morning the astronomy Club will hold its annual Spring Equinox Star Party at 7:00 pm. Come a little early to watch the sun go down in the west, one of only two time during the year it sets in the west. The indoor program will be announced on the A Time For Science website. Please register by March 21.

March 24
Fourth Monday Family Night
Location - Chick-Fil-A Winterville
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cost – No Charge
Begin your spring garden by starting your own flower seed pot.

Save the Dates -- March 28 through April 13
North Carolina Science Festival
Check the calendar and the website for A Time For Science events during the state-wide North Carolina Science Festival.
For information or for registrations contact ATFS through the website (www.atimeforscience.org), through email at (atfs@atimeforscience.org), or by phone at 252-746-4470.

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