Current Events

Singers and songwriters Leslie Lee and Steve Gretz will be in concert Sun., Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church in Norwood. There is no admission charge, and all are invited.. http://www.leslieandsteve.com

Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site will host an evening of star-gazing Sat., Jan. 25. The amateur astronomy event is part of the Town Creek Under the Stars series, and plans to offer participants an opportunity to observe constellations, the Orion Nebula and Venus using their own telescopes of those available on-site. Registration is required. For more information, stop by Town Creek Indian Mound, between Hwys. 73 and 731 east of Mount Gilead.. 910-439-6802, http://www.towncreekindianmound.com

The Montgomery County chapter of the NAACP is planning its second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration banquet for Saturday evening, Jan. 18, at the Garner Center in Troy. For tickets and more information, see chapter leaders or email pastordahairston@gmail.com. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.

Mount Gilead Concerned Citizens and local police are collecting coats for kids. New and gently used outerwear can be donated at the police station and town hall now through Jan. 31. For more information, call 910-439-5111.

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