Gates County Community Calendar

Published 2:51 pm Thursday, September 29, 2022

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Flu Shots

EURE – Hall Ruritan Club, located at 99 Tinkham Road, will host a flu clinic, sponsored by CVS Pharmacy of Murfreesboro, from 10 am until 12 noon on Friday, Oct. 7.


Regional Conference

GATES – Abolish Abortion NC’s first ever regional conference is on Oct. 8 at Abundant Hope Baptist Church, 700 Willeyton Road, Gates.

For more information, email


RFL Yard Sale

EURE – A yard sale to benefit Hertford-Gates Relay for Life will be held from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 441 Taylor Mill Road, Eure. The event is sponsored by Metal Tech.


Library Fundraiser

GATESVILLE- The Gates County Public Library (14 Cypress Creek Drive) will have a fundraiser/yard sale from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. Vendors are invited to participate. Spaces are available for $25. To reserve your spot, call 252-357-0110.


Plate Sale

EURE – Hall Ruritan Club will be selling ham and fried chicken plates from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct 14. $10 donation. Eat-in or take-out.


Slow Stitching Workshop

SUNBURY – Studio 32 in Sunbury will host a Slow Stitching workshop from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. The cost is $20 per person and pre-registration is required by calling 252-339-1619.

All project materials will be provided by instructors Margaret Atkinson and Mona Rawls. Beverages and treats will also be provided.

Slow Stitching is the act of creating art with needle and thread. It does not require any sewing skills.


Spaghetti Dinner

GATESVILLE – A spaghetti dinner will be held from 4-7 p.m. here Saturday, Oct. 15 with proceeds benefitting Philadelphia United Methodist Church.

Plates, priced at $8 each, are available take-out only at Gatesville United Methodist Church.

To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, call 252-465-4115.


NAACP meeting

The Gates County Branch of the NAACP meets the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are currently being held by conference call. To obtain the link to the call, contact Sarah Montague at 252-357-2498 or email

The branch is also seeking new members. Membership dues are $30 per year.



GATESVILLE – The Town of Gatesville will observe Halloween trick-or-treat from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 for children ages 12-and-under.


Turkey Shoot

SUNBURY – VFW Post 7312 will host a Turkey Shoot at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month. Concessions will be available.

The Post is located on US 158 west of Sunbury. Call 252-339-7338 for more information.


VFW Breakfast

SUNBURY — The VFW Auxiliary at Post 7312 (located on US 158 west of Sunbury) offers its monthly breakfast at 7 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes sausage and gravy with biscuits along with sausage and pancakes.


DSS Board Meeting

GATESVILLE – The Gates County Department of Social Services Board meeting scheduled for Nov. 28 has been rescheduled at 9 a.m. on Nov. 14.


DSS Board Meeting

GATESVILLE – Due to the Christmas holiday, the Gates County Department of Social Services Board meeting scheduled for Dec. 26 has been rescheduled at 9 a.m. on Dec. 12.


Volunteers needed

The Albemarle Commission Senior Nutrition Program needs volunteers to deliver meals to homebound clients in Gates County. The route takes approximately one hour to complete. You may deliver meals once a month or more often.

If you would like to help in Gates County, please contact Laura Rollinson at 252-404-7091 or


Got News?

Send event news for your club, organization or government agency to; by fax to 252-332-3940 or by regular mail to PO Box 1325, Ahoskie, NC 27910.

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