Special Events

Mid-Carolina Senior Games
Mid-Carolina Senior Games is part of a network of 53 local games that provide statewide health promotion and wellness programs for senior adults age 50 and better. The games are a tri-county (Cumberland, Harnett, and Sampson) event which offers seniors the opportunity to continue to be active and compete in individual and team sporting events, heritage arts, visual arts, and performing arts.  SCPR hosts the bocce event at the Western District Park and is very involved in numerous individual events.  The local Senior Games take place in early spring.  For more information contact Todd Kelly

Movie Night in the Park
This event is held in Weeks Park and Western District Park and is in conjunction with the local towns. Admission is FREE to all. Concessions (snow cones, popcorn and drinks) are FREE to everyone under 18 years of age, and are available for purchase for adults, ages 19 and above. At these events a family-friendly move is projected on an inflatable movie screen on the baseball fields. Be sure to bring your own blankets, lawn chairs and bug spray. This is a great family fun night for all. We look forward to seeing you out there this year! To find out more information on the Movie Night events please contact the Towns of Newton Grove and/or Roseboro at the following links:

Newton Grove events page
Roseboro events page

July 4th Celebrations
Celebrations are held at Weeks Park in Newton Grove. During this event, citizens participate in a plethora of activities such as beauty pageants, sporting events, and wet watermelon races, just to name a few; and of course there is always delicious food! The highlight of the event is the wonderful firework show which leaves no one disappointed. These celebrations are sure to light up your 4th of July holiday, so bring you and your family out and enjoy!