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April 2016

ART EXHIBIT: Gayleen Aiken’s Raimbilli Cousins

April 18, 2016 - June 3, 2016
A.D. Gallery, Campus of UNCP, Locklear Hall,
1 University Road Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Reception & Gallery Talk: Thursday, April 28, 3:00–4:30 p.m. The A.D. Gallery is pleased to present Gayleen Aiken’s Raimbilli Cousins, an exhibition on loan from the Luise Ross Gallery in New York. Gayleen Aiken is a self-taught artist from New England whose creations reveal her relentless energy in depicting the main themes of her environs. Vivid memories of her family’s stately home, her twenty-six fictitious Raimbilli cousins, the nearby granite factories, and transcendent panoramas draw the viewer in and seduce…

May 2016

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

May 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

Canoe Catch Trip

May 26, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lumber River State Park is offering a Canoe Catch Trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Princess Ann Access, at 9:30 am.  All participants must be able to swim.  Program will take approximately 4 hrs.  Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items.   For more information or to make reservations, as space is limited, please contact Ranger Ronald Anderson, at 910-628-4564.  Due to limited space, preregistration is required.

Kayak Catch Trip

May 26, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lumber River State Park is offering a Canoe Catch Trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Princess Ann Access, at 9:30 am.  All participants must be able to swim.  Program will take approximately 4 hrs.  Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items.   For more information or to make reservations, as space is limited, please contact Ranger Brantley Bowen, at 910-628-4564.  Due to limited space, preregistration is required.

Canoe Catch Trip

May 27, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lumber River State Park is offering a Canoe Catch Trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Princess Ann Access, at 9:30 am.  All participants must be able to swim.  Program will take approximately 4 hrs.  Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items.   For more information or to make reservations, as space is limited, please contact Ranger Ronald Anderson, at 910-628-4564.  Due to limited space, preregistration is required.

Kayak Catch Trip

May 27, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lumber River State Park is offering a Canoe Catch Trip down the Lumber River. We will be meeting at the Princess Ann Access, at 9:30 am.  All participants must be able to swim.  Program will take approximately 4hrs.  Bring sunscreen, drinking water, a snack, and any other necessary items.   For more information or to make reservations, as space is limited, please contact Ranger Brantley Bowen, at 910-628-4564.  Due to limited space, preregistration is required.

Bubble Party!

May 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

School is almost out and it’s time to kick off summer! Join us at Exploration Station for loads of bubble fun! $5/Members -$8/Non-Members. Children ages 5 to 12 may be dropped off. Juice and cookies will be served. Limit of 30 Children. Must be registered by May 20th. For registration and payment please contact Exploration Station at  (910)738-1114

June 2016

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Band of Oz. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Band Punch. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

Exuviation: Prints by Becci Spruill

June 16, 2016 - October 31, 2016
Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater
315 North Chestnut Street Lumberton, NC 28358 United States
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Strange Bird lithograph by Rebecca Spruill

In addition to film and live performances, the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater displays artwork by regional artists as part of its cultural offerings. Exuviation: Prints by Becci Spruill will open with a 5:30-7pm reception on Thursday June 16 and will on display through October in the theater’s lower and upper lobbies. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be available. Ms. Spruill also will present a brief presentation about her artwork. Works will be available for…

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Sand Band. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

City of Lumberton presents “Alive After Five”

June 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Performing will be Hip Pocket. Free. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 910-671-3876.

Annual Lumbee Homecoming

June 25, 2016 - July 2, 2016

Weeklong festival recognizes the heritage of the Lumbee people in Robeson County. Little/Junior Miss Pageant, Teen/Miss Lumbee Pageant, golf tournament,5k run, parade, car show, live outdoor concert, and fireworks. Schedule will be posted on their website. Call 910-522-2142 for more information. Click here for website

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

June 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

2015-2016 Native American Speakers Series – Lumbee Book Talk

June 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UNCP
1 University Road Pembroke, NC 28372 United States
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Sponsored by PNC Bank, the series features nationally recognized American Indian scholars and artists who will delve into diverse topics and issues, including Lumbee history, Native cuisine, health and wellness and Southeastern Native art. Admission to the series is free and it open to the public. Here is a look at whats coming up in the series: — The Lumbee Book Talk is on June 30, 2016. It is the annual event that is held in conjunction with Lumbee Homecoming…

July 2016

ANNUAL LUMBER RIVER DAY

July 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lumber River State Park
2819 Princess Ann Road Orrum, NC United States
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Canoe rides and races, booths and exhibits, kids' fishing contest, casting contest, kids' wet T-shirt race and other activities. Food vendors will be present or you can bring a picnic for you and your family. For more information, contact Neill Lee at 628-4564 or Everett Davis at 910-618-6626.

Explore Your Roots – Genealogy Workshops

July 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stage – Fairmont Arts & Culture Center
205 West Thompson Street Fairmont, NC 28340 United States
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The "Explore Your Roots - Genealogy Workshops" are guaranteed to provide you with inspiration and information on the importance of family history in place and time.  We'll provide you with blank charts and information to begin documenting your family history -- from your parents and children, to the ancestral lines of great grandparents and beyond.  Workshop topics include an overview, tools for research, creating a research plan, exploring resources and the importance of storytelling. This event is free and open…

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