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Sports Camps

ALL SPORTS CAMPWHO: rising prekindergarten through fifth gradeWHAT: Activities include archery, mat ball, soccer, basketball and spider ball.WHEN: 1-4 p.m.

  • Outdoor and Nature Camps

    ADVANCED OUTDOOR LIVING SKILLSWHO: ages 10-13WHAT: Recreational camp includes outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, canoeing, pedal boating, nature games, nature study and campingWHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Music and Drama Camps

    ACTING CAMPSERVATORYWHO: ages 6-14WHAT: Students will work on character development, voice, choreography, blocking and composition and will write their own script to be performed.

  • Day Camps

    CAMP ADVENTUREWHO: ages 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)WHAT: Recreational youth program includes swimming, gym games, arts and crafts and field tripsWHERE: Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center, 921 Staton RoadWHEN: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Dance Camps

    BALLET INTENSIVEWHO: ages 13 and older (intermediate to advanced dancers)WHAT: Dancers will work with guest artists.WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Arts Camps

    ABRAKA-DOODLEWHO: ages 3-5WHAT: Campers will explore clay, water, ink, acrylic mediums, pencils and oil pastels.

Hot Dish: Nestle Toll House Cafe

Freshly baked chocolate chip cookies may be the signature item at the local franchise of Nestlé Toll House Café at Greenville Mall, 714 S.E. Greenville Blvd., but that’s not all that the café offers.

  • Hot Dish: St. Patrick’s Day plans

    Local restaurants have planned events commemorating St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday.

  • Hot Dish: Crossbones Tavern opens

    Crossbones Tavern has opened at 114 E. Fifth St., the former location of Peasant’s Pub, with a bright new look, concept and menu.

  • Hot Dish: New dishes at Tokyo

    Here’s what’s going on in area restaurant and food news: Tokyo Japanese Restaurant Owner Jay Zheng said new menu items are available at Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, 3525 S. Memorial Drive.

  • Hot Dish: Anchalee Thai moves

    Anchalee Thai Restaurant has a new home at 4056 S. Memorial Drive, Winterville, a new brick building in Community Square shopping center beside Pitt Community College.

  • Hot Dish: Bubba’s focuses on fresh

    A longtime Greenville restaurateur has taken over the operations of the Winterville burger restaurant previously known as Big Bubba’s Burgers, 4054 S. Memorial Drive.

Abby: Wife got bad advice

Dear Abby: I’ve been married more than 20 years and have three children. What I haven’t had is a real desire for sex — nor have I ever had, as far as I know, an orgasm.

  • Abby: Good manners extinct

    Dear Abby: My husband and I have two daughters whom we have taught to use good manners.

  • Rosemond: Shy children often ‘recover'

    Q Our 7-year-old is very shy. He doesn’t enjoy the sort of social activities, including sports, that other kids his age are generally involved in and would rather play alone.

  • Hax: Boyfriend kept off guest list

    Q Long story short, my Indian parents (and by extension my sibs) do not like my significant other because he is a white, non-college-educated man.

  • Dr. K: The right shoes help

    Wearing the right shoes helps to prevent hammertoesQ Can hammertoe be reversed?

  • Lauderdale: Success with azaleas

    Azaleas are loved in Southern landscapes. Unfortunately, some azaleas perform poorly.

Grizzard: Birthday includes basketball

I never would have expected everyone to get this excited on my birthday. It was heart-warming to see my husband respond so enthusiastically on my celebration of 49 years.

  • Keith: Toddler beds mark end of era

    Last month, my 3-year-old twins, Addison and Brody, graduated from cribs to toddler beds.

  • Grizzard: Shorts in winter?

    It’s a hot-button issue for a lot of parents I know: Why don’t teenagers wear long pants when it’s cold?

  • Keith: Having the house to myself

    Last weekend, something rare happened in my home — I had the house to myself for three whole days.

  • Grizzard: Taking down the tree

    By the time anyone reads this, there is a chance that someone will have shamed me into taking down our Christmas tree.

  • Keith: My Christmas wish list

    My wife and I recently received the final drafts of our chidren’s letters to Santa Claus.

April Go! Guide

Fun stuff coming up in April in the Greenville area:

  • Meeting place March 29

    Audio Books: The Audio Book Lovers club for adults with and without vision disability meets from 11 a.m.-noon Friday at the Council on Aging building, 1717 W. Fifth St.

  • Religion news March 28

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will have a youth and young adult Sunday at 11 a.m. April 5.

  • After hours March 27

    Live music performances at Greenville-area clubs and venues:  

  • Go! Guide March 27

    Fun stuff coming up in the Greenville area:  

  • Arts Datebook March 27

    Events and activities coming up in the Greenville-area arts community:  

Report card events March 24

Important dates coming up at area schools and photos of events, activities and student achievements.  

  • School menu March 24

    Lunch menu for Pitt County Schools through Monday.  

  • Four area students to participate in Rhomania Scholarship Ball

    The Zeta Pi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority will present four area high school juniors and seniors to society during the 2015 Rhomania Scholarship Ball on Saturday.

  • Powell serves as page in N.C. Senate

    North Pitt High School student Alexia Shadé Powell recently served as a page in the North Carolina Senate.

  • Chapter 2: The widow woman

    Our story so far: In Civil War-era Elmira, 11-year-old Betsy has a brother who is a prisoner of war at the Confederate prison camp, Andersonville, and an after-school job helping the widow of one of his friends who was killed in the war.

  • Students win art competition

    Three of Building Hope Community Life Center’s after-school students were recently named winners in the U.S. Cellular Black History Month Art Competition.

Pets available for adoption

Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Lost and found, pet news

    Lost and found pets and news from area shelters and animal rescue organizations:

  • Best Pets For College Students

    Many college students get a pet to have a companion while living on their own for the first time, but many considerations should be taken into account before adopting one.

  • Pros and Cons of Being a Multi-Pet Household

    Like nearly every situation in life, making the decision to be a multi-pet household is one that should not be taken lightly, and which has multiple pros and cons.

  • VIDEO PETS: Pets available for adoption, March 15

    Meet Deagan, a 1-year-old Boxer mix that is available for adoption at the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

  • Pets for adoption

    Pets available for adoption through area shelters and animal rescue organizations:Animal ShelterThe Pitt County Animal Shelter’s featured Pet of the Week is Frank, a large male foxhound mix.

Pet resources

Click here to link to websites of various local organizations that help pets and their owners.

Your Photos: Pitt Pets

Share a photo of your favorite animal friend by emailing us at yourphotos@reflector.com or clicking the link below, and check out the photos your neighbors have shared.

‘Cinderella’ excels with old-fashioned charm

In this age of revisionist, modernized Disney fairytales, where we’ve learned that some of our favorite characters really aren’t what they seemed, the striking thing about the studio’s sumptuous new live-action “Cinderella” may not be what it is, but what it isn’t.

  • Movie Capsules March 27

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Movie capsules March 13

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Rhoades: ‘Chappie’ wants to have heart

    Stephen Hawking — that genius de jour — has warned us that artificial intelligence in machines might be dangerous.

  • Movie capsules March 6

    Capsules of movies playing at local theaters. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

  • Smith, Robbie charming in ‘Focus’

    If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what’s going on — when of course you haven’t a clue — that’s also the mark of a good con-artist movie, isn’t it?

Film studies at ECU

Are you interested in studying film? See what East Carolina University offers in this area.

What's at the movies?

Click here to see what is playing at Greenville's movie theaters.

Faithful begin season of Lent

Christians across Greenville started the Lenten season by filling local churches during Ash Wednesday services.

  • Religion news March 28

    Services Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4352 Anderson Chapel Road, will have a youth and young adult Sunday at 11 a.m. April 5.

  • Religion News March 21

    Services Black Jack Original Free Will Baptist Church, 2972 Black Jack-Simpson Road, will have Maundy Thursday services at 4 p.m. April 2.

  • Religion News Feb. 21

    Special services, music and events at area houses of worship:

  • Religion news Feb. 15

    Services Burning Bush United Holy Church, 280 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro, will have quarterly meeting, homecoming and family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • Religion News Feb. 7

    Special services, music and events at area houses of worship:


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