June Calendar of Events
Every Thursday, June - August
Sprinkler Fun Days
Beat the heat this summer at Sprinkler Fun Days downtown at Cornerstone Commons. From 3-4 p.m. each Thursday the City's giant water sprinkler will be set up for all to enjoy. Supervised by Goldsboro Fire Department. Sponsored by Goldsboro Metal Recycling. 919.735.4959 ∙ www.dgdc.org
June through August
Summer Art Camp
Get a jump on your child’s summer fun with the Arts Council of Wayne County’s annual Summer Art Camp programs. The 2015 Summer Art Camp, Excellent Adventures: Exploring Our World, is sure to unleash every child’s creative imagination. www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
June 2nd, 9th & 16th 5:30-6:30pm
Pottery Class: Come Out of Your Shell
Children & Teen Pottery Class. Learn how to sculpt Homer the Turtle. Students will create a beautiful pottery turtle using different hand-building techniques. Ages 6-12 Call to register. $45 Arts Council of Wayne County 919.736.3300
June 5th & 6th All Day
Shop The Block
Support local small businesses! Head downtown to shop and dine, with big savings from downtown businesses! Download coupons online & follow Downtown Goldsboro on social media for clues to win Downtown Dollars in our Shop the Block Scavenger Hunt. www.dgdc.org ∙ 919.735.4959
June 5th 5p.m. – 8p.m.
Looking for something fun and relaxing to start off your weekend? Stop by First Friday for refreshments, exhibits, art, live music, and much more. Meet our studio artists. Shop the Art Market. It’s free & family friendly! Arts Council of Wayne County
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
June 5th – July 17th
Teeny Tiny Art Show
Art comes in all shapes & sizes! The Arts Council is hosting their first Teeny Tiny Art Show, and they’re calling for submissions. Anything can be entered, as long as it’s no bigger than 4”x4”x4”. Entries will be accepted June 1st-3rd and the public can enjoy the art through July 17th. Call for details.
www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
June 6th 10a.m. – 2p.m.
Partnership for Children
Born Learning Children’s Festival
A FREE Family festival for children from ages berth through 5 years of age and their families. There will be food, prizes, activities, train rides, petting zoo and a lot more!
Contact Sharon Price at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
June 6th Noon – 5p.m.
The public is invited to the Mount Olive Area Chamber of Commerce 85th Birthday Celebration Saturday, June 6th at Westbrook Park in Mt Olive. This event is FREE for everyone with light refreshments, Pickle train rides, corn hole games and much more!
June 6th 3p.m. – 8p.m.
Fun in the Sun Volleyball Tournament
Nahunta Friends Meeting will be hosting “Fun in the Sun” Volleyball tournament and other games for all ages, and a praise band from 3-8p.m. Free food and bring a lawn chair. Located at the Meeting Place Park behind Nahunta Friends Church on Nahunta Rd in Pikeville. Get a volleyball team together by liking us on Facebook at The Meeting Place at Nahunta. Everyone in the community is invited! For more information call Nancy at 919-922-5413.
June 11th 6-9 p.m.Center Street Jam: Soul Central
Sponsored by Stovall Dental. FREE downtown summer concert series. Enjoy live music, great food, and cold drinks. Located in the John St. parking lot. Mandatory ID check for purchase of beer. www.DGDC.org ∙ 919.735.4959
June 11th 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Open Mic Night
Musicians, singers, spoken word performers, creative thinkers...we want to hear from you! It's free and everyone is welcome. Arts Council of Wayne County www.ArtsInWayne.org ∙ 919.736.3300
Free Movie Night!
Nahunta Friends Meeting is hosting their second summer free movie night. The movie “Me Again” will be shown rain or shine. Please bring a lawn chair to the Meeting Place Park on Nahunta Rd behind Nahunta Friends Meeting, which is on Highway 581 in Pikeville. It will be shown at the picnic shelter. If it rains, it will be shown inside the adjacent building. Don’t forget, this movie is free and open to the public.
June 12th and 13th
North Carolina St Cornhole Championships
Come out to the ACO State Cornhole Championship on June 12th and 13th. Will be a fun time for all! For more information visit www.AmericanCornhole.com.
June 13th 9:30a.m.
Second Chance 5K Run
CORP, Inc. is a non-profit organization (501c3) that is dedicated to providing second chance opportunities to men and women who are veterans, homeless, poverty stricken, and non-violent ex-offenders living in Goldsboro and Wayne County. Our mission is to strategically educate and equip our participants with the necessary tools needed to demolish those revolving doors, barriers, and challenges that they face, while assisting them to transition from dependency to self-sufficiency and reduce recidivism. At CORP, Inc. will equip each participant to become Job Readiness through EERP with the assistance from Community Colleges, Businesses, and Organizations that are for Second Chances. CORP, Inc. will be hosting a 5k walk on Saturday, June, 13, 2015 at 9:30 am. This walk will aid in assisting to raise funds for the organization; so, that the organization can continue to offer quality programs and services. Registration is now open! Register by calling 919-947-0649, this is a fundraiser to support veterans and homeless individuals, as well as non-violent ex-offenders that have had a life of incarceration, and they want to make a change. You can get more information at http://www.corpinc.org or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/secondchancesforfelons. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to aid in our community becoming a better place.
June 14th 6 p.m.
2015 Annual Gospel & Community Award Show
The Myelle Thompson Foundation presents the 2015 Annual Gospel and Community Award Show at the Goldsboro Paramount. Inspired by Myelle's love for Gospel/Worship Night at the 2015 1st Annual Gospel and Community Award Show host by Myelle Thompson Foundation event is where charity meets the heart of people. Call for event details & to purchase tickets.
June 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th
10a.m – 1:30p.m.
St Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Youth in Rhythm
Come join us for Music Education and Bible Study Summer Camp. Grades K – 5. It’s FREE with lunch included! Pre-registration Mondays and Wednesdays from 11a.m. to 1p.m. 901 Harris St, Goldsboro. Daily on-site registration for Walk-ins. Space is limited. Contact V. Stovall at 919-751-2828 or email at email@example.com.
June 19th 9p.m. – 1a.m.
4th Annual All White Party
The Goldsboro Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will hold its 4th Annual All White Party on June 19th from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Donations to the event is $15. Music by Kidd Productions with DJ Harry Williams. It is a BYOB event. For tickets, see any member of the Goldsboro Alumnae Chapter or contact Janet Barnes at 919-736-7556.
June 19th 7p.m. – 9:30p.m.
Wayne County Jazz Showcase
PNC presents this monthly jazz concert every third Friday at the Arts Council of Wayne County. If you are a lover of jazz music, you will not want to miss this performance of our area's most talented musicians. FREE & open to the public! www.ArtsInWayne.org
June 20th 9a.m.
3V3 Live Soccer Tour
The 3V3 Live Soccer Tour is coming to Goldsboro on June 14th. 3V3 is a fun and fast paced format with 4 guaranteed games for each team. Games will be held at Greenwood Middle School Fields, 3209 East Ash Street Goldsboro. T-shirts for everyone with medals for top teams. Ages 6 to adult. Go to www.3v3live.com for more information!
June 19th & 20th Dare 2 Dream Big 5-Star Lady Empowerment
Empowerment sessions are in the format of workshops and open discussions, and include self-discovery, fulfilling destiny, mind renewal, spiritual development and more. Sessions held at the Goldsboro Paramount. Register in advance at www.5starlady.org
Have a great day celebrating and remembering your Father on the 1st day of Summer!
June 25th 6-9 p.m.
Center Street Jam: Carolina Treat Band
Sponsored by Katie Country 97.7. FREE downtown summer concert series. Enjoy live music, great food, and cold drinks. Located in the John St. parking lot. Mandatory ID check for purchase of beer. 919.735.4959
June 26th 7 p.m.
Stage Struck Presents: BIG Stars Showcase
1st – 6th grade students from the region perform aspects of theatrical performing arts learned through a two-week daily camp. They perform selections from multiple productions seen on Broadway stages. The students dance and sing their way into your heart and ignite a passion for entertainment within each of you. General Admission - $10/each. www.goldsboroparamount.com 919.583.8432
On Sale Now!
Eighth Annual Paramount Performing Arts Series
The Goldsboro Paramount's BIGGEST series yet! Featuring acts like Red Moon Road, Yolanda Rabun, the NC Symphony, Black Violin, James Gregory and more! Build your own series by choosing 3 or more events and save anywhere from 10-30% off the individual ticket prices. 919.583.8432 ∙ www.GoldsboroParamount.com