Clinton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Annual Holiday Dance — 8 p.m.-until, Saturday, Dec. 22. Gilbert Baez will be the DJ. Tickets on sale from any sorority member or can be purchased at the door. FMI,call 910-590-2088 or 910-214-6017.
American Legion Post 319 and Auxiliary Christmas Dinner — 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15. Members and guests only. FMI, call 592-6060.
Sampson Middle Parent’s Night for 8th Grade Students — 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, topic: high school and college preparations.
Blood Drive — 3:30 - 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, Grove Park Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
NAACP Meeting — 6:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, First Baptist Church, 900 College St. FMI, call 533-2117.
Sampson High School Class of 1958 Meet and Greet — 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at Ruby Tuesday. Class members and guests invited. FMI, call Patty Cherry 224-5347 or Linda Lyons 596-2994.
Clinton-Sampson Chamber Multicultural Committee Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Luncheon — noon, Monday, Jan. 21. Churches wishing to participate call Patty Cherry at 224-5347, Dee Bryant at 260-0435 or Dr. Ted Thomas 990-1509. Sampson County youth will perform a musical tribute to Dr. King.
Spivey’s Corner Pageants Applications Available — early bird deadline Wednesday, Jan. 2. Final deadline Saturday, Feb. 2. For more information, contact missspiveyscorner@eb. 2. All age groups. Pageant Feb. 23, Midway High School. FMI,OLM contact email@example.com; OT and Miss cogmail.com. Department of Aging Annual Christmas Drive — 3-7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, Oasis Restaurant, featuring Robert Stroud of “Boogie Shoes Production.” Admission is a cover charge plus an unwrapped toy/gift valued at $10 or more for children ages 8-17 of diverse cultures. Financial donations accepted. FMI, contact Vanessa Polk or Linda Armwood 592-4653.
Shriners Shagging 4 the Kids — Saturday, Dec. 29, Clinton-Sampson Agri-Exposition Center, featuring the Fantastic Shakers. Proceeds benefit The Shriners Children’s Hospitals. Tickets available at the Agri-Exposition Center; call 592-7200.
Santa at the Depot — 4-6 p.m., Dec. 22. Also following the Roseboro Christmas parade, Dec. 14.
“The Secret of Getting Ahead is Getting Started” — start fighting cancer now. Register your team by Jan. 1, receive 2013 commemorative stadium cup with lid. Additionally in your cup you will find a ticket for an additional prize. Don’t delay, sign up today and help change HOPE to CURE! Relay For Life of Sampson County: www.relayforlife.org/sampsonnc.
Roseboro Christmas Parade — 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14. Applications accepted through Dec. 12, Town Hall. Entry fee. FMI, call 525-4121.