Current Events

Coming up in the area…

First United Methodist Church, Mount Gilead, will host a “Saving Sadie Rae” benefit breakfast and silent auction fund raiser Sat., June 17, from 6 to 10 a.m. Proceeds will benefit research on Sanfillipo Syndrome. Details at 910-439-6475.

Friends in Focus will host its fifth annual Community Appreciation Gala Sat., June 17, this year honoring Johnny Greene. The program will be at the Garner Center in Troy, and advance tickets are required. More information is available at Highland Community Center and 910-975-3122.

Mount Gilead’s summer Park Program will kick off in June. For registration information, see Town Hall or call 910-439-5111.

The Montgomery County Public Library Summer Reading Program is underway, with programs in all library locations in the county. See the full schedule at any library branch, or call 910-572-1311.

The Montgomery County Farmer’s Market is open Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m., in the parking lot next to the old hotel on N. Main St. in Troy.

The Montgomery County Council on Aging hosts activities for seniors every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at Highland Community Center in Mount Gilead, with occasional activities in Wadeville, Pekin and other locations throughout the county. Find out more from the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

There is live bluegrass every weekend at Mount Gilead Music Barn. Showtime is Saturday night at 7:30…

June 17 – Nu-Hiway Bluegrass

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