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.
A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center - March Events
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (email@example.com), or by phone at 252-746-4470.
Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts Announces 2013-2014 Seson
First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills
Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts
Announces 2013-2014 Season
The board of directors of the Outer Banks Forum is pleased to announce its 2013-14 performing arts series. Season ticket orders are now being accepted from new subscribers. All seats are reserved with season tickets priced at $110 for seven performances. All programs will be held at the First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills.
“The upcoming performances feature an array of top notch performers, from the premiere dance organization, to a modern day Renaissance Man known for his unique voice and irresistible appeal, to ‘the world’s best’ award-winning male vocal ensemble, to a trio of acclaimed musicians ‘destined for great things,’ to a sizzling jazz trio of stellar musicians, to a world-class fiddler and violinist to classical music,” said Cooke. “In addition, we are excited to offer, for the first time, a classic holiday favorite, It’s A Wonderful Life. “So, to make sure you see all of these stunning performances, sign up now!”
The regular Outer Banks Forum performing arts series will focus on an array of outstanding musical and comedy programs including:
· The Richmond Ballet–- Sat., Sept. 7, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Experience a high powered evening with the acclaimed Richmond Ballet, composed of dancers from around the world. Its performance repertoire includes works of enduring value – the classic ballets of the past, significant works of our time, and new works that reflect a variety of modern influences. Critics hail it “a jewel among U.S. dance companies … highly recommended.”
· Ronan Tynan–- Sat., Oct. 5, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Come be captivated by Rona Tynan, a modern day Renaissance Man, known for his unique voice and irresistible appeal. Introduced to inter-national audiences as one of the Irish Tenors, he is a man of incredible accomplishments - from classical singer to opera star to recording star to top motivational speaker to author - having performed for dignitaries worldwide. Bask in the beauty of his music and roll with laugher at his humor.
· Chanticleer - Sat., Nov. 2, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Relish the incredible sounds of the multiple Grammy Award-winning all-male vocal ensemble comprised of 12 singers hailing from across the U.S. Their repertoire spans 10 centuries from Gregorian chant, Renaissance polyphony and Romantic art song to contemporary music, jazz, spirituals and world music. Performing around the world, critics say: “They are, to put it directly, one of the world’s best.”
· Horszowski Trio - Sat., Jan. 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Be mesmerized by this trio, hailed by the The New Yorker as “destined for great things.” Formed in 2011, it is composed of Jesse Mills, two-time Grammy-nominated violinist, Raman Ramakrishnan, founding cellist of the prize-winning Daedalus Quartet, and pianist Rieko Aizawa, last pupil of legendary pianist, Mieczysław Horszowski. The Trio presents repertoire spanning the traditional and the contemporary.
· John Brown Trio - Sat., February 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Savor the sizzling sounds of the John Brown Trio as they provide an unforgettable evening of jazz. With Brown on bass, Cyrus Chestnut on piano and Adonis Rose on drums and percussion, this stellar group of super-musicians will play a wide range of jazz. “This is the true definition of a powerful trio.” – JazzTimes
· Jeremy Kittel- Sat., March 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Delight in an evening with Jeremy Kittel, one of the foremost among a new breed of fiddlers and violinists who easily navigate a multitude of musical styles and traditions, while cultivating new ground and redefining the instrument’s role. He recently performed as a world-class jazz improviser in the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet and taught internationally as one of the world’s leading Scots-Irish fiddlers.
· The Virginia Symphony - Thurs., May 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Listen to the spectacular music of The Virginia Symphony, conducted by a nationally acclaimed conductor. Recognized as one of the nation’s leading regional symphony orchestras, this exceptional program will highlight classical music.
The Forum will also offer a special Christmas show:
· It’s A Wonderful Life - Sun., Dec. 8, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Almost everyone knows the story of the classic holiday favorite It’s A Wonderful Life. Experience the nostalgia of the days before TV when skilled actors created the images in the minds of the listeners. This 1940’s “live broadcast” of Frank Capra’s beloved film takes us back to the Golden Age of Radio. The WVL studio’s “On Air” sign lights up and the heartwarming holiday treasure comes to life through the bygone radio formula of a few hardworking actors, live sound effects – and a listener’s imagination.
Renewing subscribers can receive their current seats for the 2013-2014 season until June 1. New subscribers are invited to apply for tickets, and seats will be assigned in the order of receipt of the tickets request. Just contact the Forum at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kim Price at 757-613-6426. Season tickets for seven shows are $110 a person and a ticket for the holiday show is $15 a person available to the general public.
The Outer Banks Forum for the Performing Arts is a non-profit organization that brings an annual series of seven outstanding diverse concerts to the area and provides opportunities for youth to participate in the arts. All of the performances are partially underwritten by community businesses. ##
For a ticket application, please send an email to email@example.com or phone Kim Prince, membership director, at 757-6426.