Community Calendar, May 1, 2014

Here are some of the things we’ve been talking about today on WMTG…

130502_WMTG_Community_Calendar– Veterans and their families can learn more about benefits in a program to be hosted tonight by the Montgomery County Veterans Council. The program will begin at 7 p.m. tonight at the James Garner Conference Center on Burnette St. in Troy, and the public is welcome. More details are available at 910-428-4270.

– The West Montgomery High School varsity baseball team will wrap up its regular season Fri., May 2, as it faces cross-county rival East Montgomery. The game will start at 7 p.m., and it is also senior recognition night at West. WMTG will air a delayed broadcast of the game Saturday at noon, with John Inman calling the play-by-play. The West team also has a home game tonight versus Albemarle, and the Yadkin Valley Conference baseball tournament starts Mon., May 5.

– Mount Gilead’s May Day celebration will take place Sat., May 2. The day will start with an 8 a.m. walkathon, then a parade will line up at 9 a.m. at First United Methodist Church and proceed through town at 10 a.m. More activities will follow at Highland Community Center. All are welcome to join the celebration, and information and volunteer opportunities are available at 910-439-4703.

– The United Methodist Men will have a barbecue Fri., May 2. They’ll serve from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Mount Gilead.

– Star United Methodist Church will have a fund raising hot dog supper Fri., May 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. They’ll be raising money to send youth to camp this summer.

– The men of First Wesleyan Church, Troy, will have a barbecue Fri., May 2. Hours at 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the church, on Hwy. 134, just north of the town limit.

– The annual FireFest glass exposition will be this Fri.-Sun., May 2-4, at STARworks on Russell Dr. in Star. Information at 910-428-9001, or online at

– The Anson County Arts Council will present their production of “Godspell”, this weekend and next at the Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro. Details at 704-694-4950, or online at

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