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Today is May 29, 2016 - Louisburg, NC 27549  

Nearby communities: Centerville

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Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 4:10pm | Local Events, local event, memorial day, veterans, music, rides, lunch, bbq, free, speech
    - Bring the whole family on May 30th to Celebrate Memorial Day with free NC barbecue, military vehicle rides, live music, children’s obstacle course, parades, patriotic speeches. and much more. Hear the testimonies of several veterans of our Armed Forces, and Dan the Animal Man will return with his amazing presentation of exotic animals from around the world. This free event is open to the public, rain or shine, at the Brown Family Farm, 3721 Quarry Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and picnic blankets! Visit for more information or contact Jalen Davenport at or (919) 307-5010.
    the Brown Family Farm
    3721 Quarry Road Wake Forest NC 27587
    Jalen Davenport 919.307.5010
  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Library Events, Movie
    - On the first Thursday of each month the Teen or Adult Programming Librarian will present a movie in the computer lab. Movies are rated up to PG-13, and all children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. These events are free, refreshments are served, and the public is welcome. Call 252-442-1951 ext. 240 for movie titles.
    Kesha Joyner 252.442.1951

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

  • | 5:45pm - 7:30pm | Business, Chamber, Networking, Small Business, Nonprofit, Tax, financing
    - The Rocky Mount Chapter of SCORE and Braswell Memorial Library present a workshop series designed for Small Business owners and Non-profits in Eastern North Carolina. On the first Tuesday of each month a business oriented program will be offered in the computer lab on the second floor of Braswell Memorial Library, 727 North Grace Street.
    Braswell Memorial Library: Computer Lab
    727 N Grace St Rocky Mount NC 27804
    Joetta Pittman 252.442.1951

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

  • | 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Library Events, Minecraft, computer games
    - Braswell's Minecraft Design Club is open to 12-17 year-olds. Explore, Build, and Design in Braswell's server at our monthly meetings. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
    Braswell Memorial Library: Computer Lab
    727 N Grace St Rocky Mount NC 27804
    Scott Houston 252.442.1951

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | 1:00pm - 2:00pm | Library Events, Movie
    - On the 2nd Saturday of each month Literary Latte hour is held at area coffee shops. Attendees will hear what's new at the Library, and have an opportunity to share what they are currently reading. Call Kesha to find out shich coffee house the meeting will be for this month.
    Kesha Joyner 252.442.1951
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit
  • - For those individuals whose fiscal year is the calendar year and who make quarterly estimated federal income tax payments, today is one of the due dates.

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