The Town of Benson will hold its semiannual bulk yard debris collection on Monday Sept. 12. Residents should place their limbs, sticks and yard debris between the sidewalk and street no later than Sunday evening. Cut limbs to a length of 5 feet or less. The town will not collect construction debris, pallets and processed wood. For more information, email Erika Simoni at email@example.com or call her 919-894-3553.
An organizational meeting for a Clayton garden club is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, 100 S. Church St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Friends of the Library will hold their fall book sale Sept. 9, 10 and 12 at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, 100 S. Church St., Clayton. Hours are 4-7 p.m. Friday, when a bag of books will be $25; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, $15 for a bag of books; and 4-7 p.m. Monday, $10.
Springbrook Nursing & Rehabilitation invites seniors to breakfast and bingo at 8:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at 195 Sprinbrook Ave., Clayton. The event is free, but to attend, call 919-550-7200 or email Spb57email@example.com by Aug. 31.
Memory Lane Car Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at the Pizza Inn, 60 Son Lan-Parkway off of N.C. 42 near Interstate 40 in the Cleveland Community. For more information, call Ken Wendel at 919-815-6148.
The Johnston County MS Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at The Church at Clayton Crossings, 11407 U.S. 70 Business West, Clayton. 20. To learn more about the group, email JoCoMS.firstname.lastname@example.org and find the group on Facebook.
The Princeton High class of 1959 will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Robbin’s Nest restaurant, 121 U.S. 70-A, Selma. For reservations, call 919-631 0187.
“Peer to Peer,” a 10-week class for adults with mental illness, will begin Sept. 6 at Pathways to Life, 1420 S. Pollock St., Selma. The class will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. To attend, call 919-817-6294.
A car show to benefit Hopes N Dreams is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6114 U.S. 301 South, Four Oaks. Registration opens at 10 a.m. The cost to enter a vehicle is $20; vendor space is $20 a booth, plus a percentage of sales. The show will present a host of awards. For more information, call Dale Bender at 919-618-3537 or Jennifer Grimm at 919-618-3470.
A blood drive is scheduled from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 102 E. Main St. in Micro.
A craft and vendor fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Smithfield-Selma High School, 700 Booker Dairy Road, Smithfield.