LOCUST NEWS: City hosts Kids Night Out

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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Farmers Market

The farmers market will be open on Tuesday 4:30-7:30 p.m. and on Thursday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The market sells local fruits and vegetables and crafts. Some vendors also have jewelry, flowers, plants, honey, meat and eggs.

Kids Night Out

City of Locust Parks and Recreation invites ages 5-14 to join for a night of fun. City of Locust will provide pizza and drinks. Depending on the weather, there may also be a trip to the playground at Jeff Shelton Memorial Park, beside the Locust Community Building. Send a water bottle and have kids wear shoes that are appropriate for outdoor play. You may also send a towel or blanket for your child to sit on for the movie.

The cost is $15 for the first child and $10 for each additional child, with an additional $5 non-resident fee per child for those living outside of Locust city limits.

Register by Sept. 27 at

Event is 6-10 p.m. Sept. 29.

Kids are to be picked up promptly by 10 p.m. There will be an additional charge of $5 per 5 minutes after 10 p.m.

Contact Jessica Honeycutt at or 704-888-5260 ext. 116.

Family Movie Night

Movie Night will be 6 p.m. Sept. 30 with “The Super Mario Bros. Movie.”

Bring a chair or blanket.


Registration is open for Locust Parks and Recreation basketball. Last day of registration is Oct. 31.

To register visit


Happy Birthday: Richard Efird Sept. 13, Amy Floyd and Legrande Little Sept 15, Terry Page Sept. 17, Judy Love Sept. 19, Ranny “Runt” Furr Sept. 20, Courtney Deese and Skip Hall Sept. 21, April Atrhey and Dillon Edge Sept. 22, Greta Bauxom Sept. 23, Liam Givens and J.D. Hartsell Sept. 24, Penny Smith and Justin Baucom Sept. 25, Phyllis Hunter Sept. 30.

Locust News is by Sarah White. Call 704-888-5359.