Free Friday, Feb. 19

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT)- The weather this weekend is going to be great, so this weekend is a great time to get out.

Happening Friday, Feb. 19 in Craven County, The Tryon Palace is celebrating Black History Month. At noon, they’re having a Lunch and Learn program, where you can learn about 18th and 19th century slave narratives and their impact on the abolitionist movement. There will be a special focus on African Americans who spent their time in North Carolina. The event is free for Tryon Palace Foundation Members at the benefit level, and $6 for everyone else.

On Saturday, Feb. 20, students and parents looking to receive financial aid for school can head to their nearest college or university. The College Foundation of North Carolina is hosting its annual FAFSA Day. Officers and volunteers across the state are offering free help filling out the form. To find a location offering the program near you, head to and select your county.

On Sunday, Feb. 21 in Pitt County, over 25 leaders from the community will be at the annual Career Day event at the Anointed Ones Church in Ayden. The event is geared toward at-risk youth in the Ayden, Grifton, Greenville and Kinston areas. The panel of guests will share their personal experiences that helped them get to where they are today. The event begins at 4 p.m.

We hope you enjoy your weekend!

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