BADIN NEWS: Volunteers needed for many activities

Published 3:47 pm Tuesday, July 4, 2023

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Better Badin

Jo Grey

The monthly Badin Bread Giveaway will be at 2 p.m. July 28 in the Badin VFD parking lot.

December is on its way and Dan Dalton is seeking volunteers for the Winterfest ‘23 Committee so planning can begin.
Volunteers and anyone with suggestions for this year’s celebration may contact Dan (

Please note: Better Badin’s regular July meeting is cancelled due to the vacation season. The next business meeting will be on Aug. 14.

Town Business

The Town Council will hold a regular meeting July 11 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall on Falls Road.

Limb and brush pickup will begin tomorrow since today is a national holiday.

Litter Patrol

Mick Meisel invites residents to take part in the next Better  Badin and Badin4Life litter pickup day on July 14 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Please meet at the gazebo on Falls Road. Bring a grabber if you have one and wear bright clothing.

The focus will be Lou Donaldson Boulevard from Mountain View Church Road to Airport Road. Email Mick with any questions:

Library Opportunities

Treva Allmon has scheduled a variety of summer reading programs this month on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. You may call her for details about the topics for July 13, 20 and 27.

Children are invited to meet a pediatric dentist and learn about dental health. Another program will focus on rescue dogs. Painting rocks will be a creative diversion at one of the sessions.

Adults who read or listen to four books before Aug. 1 can earn prizes along with the younger set. Fill out a form at the Badin Library to participate.

Monthly Storytime and Crafts sessions will be July 11 and 25 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.

Palestine UMC

Palestine UMC Women will meet on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. All women are invited to participate.
Palestine Pals, a fellowship group for seniors, will have the monthly luncheon July 11 at Rosebriar Restaurant, 528 Wiscassett St., at 11:30 a.m.

PUMC’s sister church, Bethel UMC, 44118 N.C. Highway 740, is hosting VBS on July 29 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Miles for Museums

Badin Historic Museum is partnering this summer with nine area museums to share the stories of the people and events of earlier times.

Begin your adventure by picking up a list of participating museums and a passport at Badin Museum. Get your passport stamped before Labor Day at every museum you visit to be eligible for prizes.

Badin Museum is staffed by volunteers 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday.

Happy July 4th to everyone.

Badin and Palestine News is by Jo Grey. Announcements for the next column may be emailed to