Randolph Rundown Pre-Christmas Flight, Open House, Eastside
Christmas in Eastside
On Saturday, December 18, The Hope of Eastside will host a free event for families in the community. Children can get a free Christmas present and take a photo with Santa Claus. The event begins at 3 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Community Enrichment Center.
Co-founder Ty Brueilly said the children of the Eastside are in desperate need of guidance and inclusion because he believes they are often overlooked.
“In most of the events and opportunities held in our city, there is often no representation of black children,” said Brueilly. “There is very little help from the community outside of this area, so we feel the need to step in and do something for these children now. We have to make them feel as special as they are in order to that they can grow. “
The organization strives to provide representation throughout the year, but much more during the holidays. The organization plans to represent children by having a black Santa Claus.
The organization hopes residents will donate the following items:
- Children 3-7: Books, Dolls, Building Sets and Legos, Toy Trucks and Cars, Stuffed Animals, Coloring Books, and Colored Pencils.
- Children 8 to 12 years old: books, jigsaw puzzles, jewelry, nail and craft kits, remote control cars, action figures and sports equipment.
- Children 13 and over: Books and newspapers, sports equipment, jewelry and handbags, makeup, lotion and perfume, hats, scarves and other outerwear gift cards.
Contact the organization at [email protected] for more information.
It was the flight before Christmas
On December 18, the North Carolina Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame will host a drive-thru event that allows visitors to see historic and modern airplanes up close.
The drive-thru will include exhibits from the museum and aircraft from across the state. Admission is $ 20 per car and $ 30 with admission to the museum.
The museum is located at 2222 Pilots View Road, Asheboro. The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact the museum at (336) 625-0170 or visit www.ncamhof.com/ for more information.
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Holiday Open Day with Seagrove Potters
On December 18th, Seagrove Potters will be hosting their annual Holiday Open House. Plus, residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season on a self-guided pottery tour. Seagrove Pottery Stores have special events planned.
Each participating store will list their event details on the Seagrove Potter website. Pick up a map of the area and guide yourself to your first stop. Free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stores include Johnston & Genithes Art Pottery located at 741 Fork Creek Mill Road, Pottery Road Studio at 1387 S. NC Hwy 705 and Old Gap Pottery at 944 NC Hwy. 705.
For more details, visit www.discoverseagrove.com/events-all/.
Holiday open day
On December 18th, Sincerely Candle Co. wishes to spread the joy through candles, jewelry and activities. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the event includes a holiday candle sale, candle dipping activity, gemstone jewelry display and sale and refreshments.
The company will also accept donations for the Jeunes Créateurs association. Donations are accepted during the candle dipping activity at a cost of $ 20. From the activity, 100% of the profits will go to the charity and 30% of the profits from the event will be donated.
For more information, contact Kimberly Patchen at (336) 588-2287 or [email protected]
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