Several Johnston County 4-H Summer Camps are still accepting registrations through May 30th. Registration information and full descriptions of camps with dates, prices and age restrictions can be found at go.ncsu.edu/SummerFunLateRegistration14.
Swim team fundraiser
Turner Farms’ Marlins Swim Team will hold a fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 6, at Jersey Mike’s of Garner, 2345 Timber Drive. Funds will go toward lane poles, flags and perimeter lighting at swim meets.
The Town of Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is seeking volunteers for the town’s annual Independence Day celebration Thursday, July 3, at Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Road. Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist town staff in a number of ways, including helping with kids’ crafts, bingo and participating in setup and cleanup work.
Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. They may be asked to work shifts of two to four hours. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, one meal and a parking pass for Lake Benson Park (based on availability).
Registration deadline is June 20. To get involved, contact Jill McAllister at 919-661-4602 or by email at email@example.com.
Cub Scout events
Cub Scout Pack 392 will hold events open to rising first through fifth grade boys, free of charge. RSVP for any of these events at ocpack392.org or call 919-669-1356.
Classes at JCC
Johnston Community College offers human resources and workforce development classes at the main campus in Smithfield at 245 College Road, Smithfield, and the Workforce Development Center at 135 Best Wood Drive, Clayton.9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 10: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 30: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 14: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 21: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, August 4: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, August 11: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 27-28: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 24-25: notary public class
Square dancing lessons
Square dancing lessons are held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Friday night at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh. Casual dress, $20 per person per month. Call 919-266-0845 or visit www.GarnerSquareDance.org.
Events at Southeast Regional Library
Southeast Regional Library, 908 Seventh Ave., Garner, has an extensive list of activities for the whole family. Find a complete list of events at www.wakegov.com/libraries or call 919-662-2250.
A food pantry is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 1082 Amelia Church Road, Clayton. The food is free to anyone presenting an ID card. For more information, call 919-934-0213.
Partnership for Children of Johnston County offers two programs for parents with young children.
For information on times and location, contact Erica Reid at 919-202-0002, ext. 258, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classic Car Club meets
Memory Lane Classic Car Club meets for dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Golden Corral, 60 Son-Lan Parkway, Garner. For more information, call 919-553-6229.
An Overeaters Anonymous support group meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at First Presbyterian Church at the corner of Lakeside Drive and N.C. 50 in Garner. Park in the rear of the church and look for the OA signs. Call Sherylyn at 919-779-6392 or Regina at 919-614-3425 for more information.