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Community announcements for May 25
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Purchase a Boston butt for $20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Richmond Hill Senior Center at 185 Ball Park Road.
All proceeds will benefit the Richmond Hill Senior Center. Pre-order ASAP by calling Brenda Garrett at 756-2783 or emailing

Scouts sale
Boy Scouts Venture Crew 400 will host a baby back rib roast from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church at 12965 Hwy. 144.
The cost is $25 for a slab of ribs or a Boston butt.
Call 756-7268 to pre-order.

Dolphin Project
The Dolphin Project is hosting a dolphin program and training workshop from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in the Mercer Auditorium at Memorial Health University Medical Center’s Hoskins Education Center.
The project is in need of skippers with boats, photographers with 300mm lenses on their cameras and team leaders and assistants to record the data.
For more information, go to or contact Peach at (912) 657-3927 or

Fort McAllister State Historic Park will hold its weekend program in honor of Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the park south of Richmond Hill.
The program will focus on the life of the common Confederate and Union soldiers. There will be musket and cannon demonstrations and special salutes fired in honor of those who have died in war. Robert Banks will also have a display and talk on flags of the Civil War.
The cost is $6 for adults and $3.50 for children.
For more information, call 727-2339.

Hat fashion
The September birth month of Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring a hat fashion show at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 16525 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill.
Ladies and men wishing to show off hats and caps should submit their name and description of hats and caps by Saturday to
For more information, call Deaconess Flora Brown at 236-5492.

Libraries closed
The Richmond Hill Public Library and the Pembroke Public Library will be closed Monday in honor of Memorial Day.

Richmond Hill will hold a Memorial Day observance at 11 a.m. Monday in J.F. Gregory Park.
The observance will include various speakers, music and the laying of a wreath at the Veterans Monument. The public is invited.
For more information call Steve Scholar at 756-3851.

Bible school
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will hold its Son Surf Beach Bash vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jun 5-9 at the church at 12965 Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
Register online at, or for more information, call 351-7729.

4-H carwash
The Bryan County 4-H will have a carwash and bake sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 11 at Pembroke Pharmacy in Pembroke.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to provide a yearly scholarship in memory of Danny Page. The recipient and a chaperone will use “The Danny Page Memorial Livestock Scholarship” to attend Beef School in Perry. 
The Page Family Farm has donated a cow to a Bryan County 4-H member for several years. The scholarship was created so that the youth receiving the Page Family Farm cow can attend the workshop to learn how to prepare a cow for livestock shows, including feeding, training and grooming. 
To make a donation to the 4-H Program or to this scholarship in Danny’s name, call the 4-H office at 912-653-2231. It is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations can be used as tax deductions. 

Play in the park
Richmond Hill Community Theatre will hold its “play in the park” with the presentation of O. Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief” at 4 and 7 p.m. June 11 in J.F. Gregory Park.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy this family-oriented play adapted from the famous short story of the rambunctious child Red who is kidnapped from town and held for ransom. The town is thrilled to see the child gone, but will the kidnappers have to pay the ransom themselves to return the child? 
“The Ransom of Red Chief” is appropriate for children age 7 and over. Tickets are $5 each or no more than $20 for a family and are available at the park.

Homes tour

Organizers of the Tour of Homes during the Richmond Hill Christmas on the Hill celebration have set this year’s event from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 and are looking for a few homes to showcase for the holiday tour.
Members of Friends of the Richmond Hill Public Library, Richmond Hill Garden Club, Richmond Hill Historical Society, St. Anne Council of Catholic Women and members of Arts on the Coast all participate and act as docents for the tour. These nonprofits also share the profits from sale of the tickets.
Those interested in opening their home to participate in this event is asked to contact Teresa Timmons at 665-2449 or

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