February Area Calendar of Events
February 3rd through April 14th
AARP Tax Help
9a.m – 2pm. Taxes will be done by appointment only. Call Wayne County Services on Aging at 919-731-1591 to make an appointment.
February 3rd 7pm
Paramount Movie Nights Presents: 12 Years A Slave
Winner of three Academy Awards including Best Picture, 12 Years a Slave is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. Rated R
Tickets: $5 each - 919.583.8432. www.GoldsboroParamount.com
February 6th 5-8pm
Looking for something fun and relaxing to start off your weekend? Stop-by First Friday for refreshments, exhibits, art, artists live music, and much more. Meet our studio artists. Shop the Art Market.
The February First Friday is going to be fantastic. We have students from the WCC Information Systems Technology Department on hand with cool interactive animation and gaming program. You'll be able to see a demonstration of motion capture suit.
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
February 6th 7:30pm
Wayne Community Concerts: Alex DePue with Miguel DeHoyos
Award-winning violinist, Alex DePue, partners with acclaimed guitarist, Miguel DeHoyos, for an unforgettable evening of great music. The duo has performed throughout North America, and were recently featured at the International Bluegrass Music Association Grand Master Fiddler Championship in Nashville, TN. 919.583.8432. www.GoldsboroParamount.com
February 6th and 7th
Praxis Film Festival. 6th at WCC and the 7th at The Paramount Theatre
Featuring independent and student films. Short and Feature length. $10 one-day & $15 Weekend passes on sale at Paramount Theatre Box Office. PraxisFilm Festival.com/919-583-8432
February 7th 8am – 10am
On Saturday, February 7 the New Indepence Academy will be raising money to pay for special programs to help families touched by Autism. Please join NIA friends, families and community partners at Applebee’s located at 901 N. Spence in Goldsboro for warm pancakes and sausage and cool prizes. Ticket are on sale for $7. To purchase tickets or for more information contact Kelly Aves or Tina Buck at 919-288-2429.
Goldsboro Family YMCA
Annual Heart and Sole Half Marathon
One of the Y’s major events to raise money for their scholarship fund. Event will take place at the Village of Walnut Creek. Volunteers needed. For more information email Kriquette Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 8th 7pm
It’s a Love Thing with the Or-d-nary Gentlemen
Presented by 3-Deep Productions, the Or-d-nary Gentlemen offer an evening of memorable love songs, old school & new, that are sure to take you back to those special times of love, joy, peace and happiness. 919.583.8432. www.GoldsboroParamount.com
February 11th 7pm – 9:30pm
Pikeville Church presents Scott Davis
Great comedy with a large buffet of desserts and a great Valentine event! You can see Scott Davis at www.scottdavis.com. Tickets are $10 in advance at the Christian Soldier on Berkeley and at Highway 55 and $15 at the door. www.pikevillechurch.org or 919-736-3336 for more details. 336 Nahunta Rd, Pikeville, NC
February 12th 7pm
Majesty Rose in Concert
Hometown favorite, Majesty Rose, is coming home for one night in concert! Don’t miss your chance to see the American Idol alum right here in Downtown Goldsboro.
Tickets: $10/each, VIP Seating with Meet & Greet: $20/each.
February 13th 6pm – 8pm
Herman Park Center. Only $7 per ticket. Call 919-739-7480 for more information.
February 14th 6-9pm
Valentine’s Day Dinner & Painting Party
Try something different this Valentine's Day. Join the Arts Council of Wayne County for a fun evening of food and painting! Admission includes light hors d-oervres, a 3-course dinner and wine/beer/tea. After dinner, create a beautiful painting based on the work of artist Peter Max, with artist Martha Kornegay teaching. No previous experience necessary! Must be at least 18 to participate.
$45 - Limited spaces available so make your reservations today!
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
February 15th 11am
First Presbyterian Church
Come help us celebrate 160 years of serving God and sharing the love of Christ. All former members, family members, and friends of First Presbyterian Church are invited to worship and to stay for lunch. Visitors are welcome at this and every service!
February 20th 7pm – 10pm
Senior Dance – 50’s Theme
Come joint the Goldsboro Family Y, Goldsboro Parks and Rec and the Wayne County Service on Aging at the Peggy M Seegars Senior Center for our Winter Dance for Seniors. DJ Wilheart will play all of your favorites! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to anyone age 50 and over. Come join us for a night of memories and fun! For more information contact Stasia Fields at 919-739-7486 or Eryn McAuliffe at 919-705-1785.
February 21st 9am – 2:30pm
Founder’s Day Celebration
First African Baptist Church Hall
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Epsilon Phi Omega Chapter invites you to its chapters Founder’s Day Celebration. The free pre-lunch seminar is open to the public. The theme for the seminar is “Pink Goes Red: Mind, Body and Spirit.” The speakers will be Mrs. Rovonda Freeman Bradford and Corporal Ronald McDuffie. The luncheon to follow is from 11:30am to 2:30pm. The cost for the luncheon is $19.08. Contact R Harvey at 252-373-1621 for more information.
February 26th – March 1st
StageStruck Presents: Les Misérables - School Edition Winner of over 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables sweeps its audience through an epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution. The School Edition is a slightly condensed version of the musical, but keeps true to the original.
February 27th and 28th 5:30pm
Dinner Theatre – Smoke on the Mountain
First Baptist Church Fundraiser
Hilarious Musical comedy and a delicious home cooked meal! Proceeds will be used to provide a meal to the families (about 200-250 family members) of the deployed military personnel from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. $15 per ticket with checks made out to First Baptist Church. For more information call 919-735-2516.