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April 2019

/*Cancelled*/ Organic Gardening Workshop /*Cancelled*/

April 4 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Unfortunately we have to cancel this workshop because of an unexpected emergency. We will reschedule as soon as possible. Join us at the C4EE for an organic gardening workshop, thaught by Curtis Barnes. Organic gardening is the art and science of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety preservation.

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Line Dancing

April 5 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Learn to line dance with Dorcel Edmonds and burn some calories with this fun way to exercise! Cost to participate: $5/person Call today to register: (252) 541 – 3004

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Renewable Energy Career Day

April 10 at 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Engage your students in their future and inspire Renewable Energy Careers! Exhibitors include: Duke Energy Roanoke Electric Cooperative Geenex Solar Halifax Electric Cooperative BayWa Solar Dominion Energy Halifax Community College Howard University Call to schedule your students to attend in one of the following time slots: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Chair Exercising with Dorcel Edmonds

April 11 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us at the C4EE for a low impact workout session with Dorcel Edmonds. Dorcel Edmonds will show several gentle and easy to follow exercises that will help you improve your mobility and can even prevent falls. All exercises you will learn can be done at home. All you need is a solid chair and some time to spare. Wear loose, comfortable clothes for the best experience.

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Earth Day – “Saving The Species”

April 17 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us for Earth day, come out and enjoy our nature trails, natural play areas and community gardens. Exhibits Include: Energy Bikes Hands on Activities Solar Projects Tesla Cars Food for Purchase NC Park Ranger NC Wildlife Sylvan Heights Roanoke Electric

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Senior Movie Day – “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

April 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us at the Center for Energy Education for this great movie! Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine. Based on the true story of William Kamkwamba. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film written, directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor in his feature directorial debut. The film is based on the memoir The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind…

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DIY Solar Workshop

April 18 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Learn to harness the power of the sun in this DIY Solar Workshop. Bring in your DIY solar project or come and look at what others have done. Learn how to make low cost solar projects on your own.

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May 2019

Living off the Grid Workshop

May 2 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us for an informative evening with Stacy Woodhouse on Living off the Grid. Stacy Woodhouse will cover: Solar Power, Battery systems, Home Efficiency, Passive solar Home Design, Raising Food off Grid.

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Community Yard Sale

May 4 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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We are having a Community Yard Sale at the C4EE. Come see our building and learn what we have planned for the future. Join us for a fun day of browsing for new Treasures. Bring tables or racks to sell your items. Please call to register your FREE space by April 26th

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Energy Conservation Workshop

May 15 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us for our Energy Conservation Workshop with Dominion Energy's LeRoy Adkins. He will teach you how to conserve energy in your home and save money while you do it. Learn what CFL lights are, how lowering the temperature in your home can impact your energy consumption, how and why to fix air leaks and much more.

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B.A.S.S. Being a Safe Senior Workshop

May 16 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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In this workshop Braxton Brown will teach Seniors about: Landlord/tenant relations and how to handle scammers in your neighborhood.

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Energy Efficiency Workshop

May 23 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us for our Energy Efficiency Workshop in collaboration with the Roanoke Electric Cooperative. Patrice Jordan will discuss Roanoke’s energy savings programs and several other interesting topics.   Other topics discussed: Upgrade2$ave program, $mart Energy $avings Devices, 101 Ways to Save Energy, Energy Efficiency Displays

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Automated Solar Chicken Coop Workshop

May 30 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Join us for an informative evening with Stacy Woodhouse on Living off the Grid. In the second part of our Off the Grid series, Stacy Woodhouse will teach you how to build a solar powered opening/closing chicken coop to protect your chickens from predators. To take part, please call our office to secure your free space.   Phone: (252) 541-3004

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Line Dancing

May 31 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Learn to line dance with Dorcel Edmonds and burn some calories with this fun way to exercise! Cost to participate: $5/person Call today to register: (252) 541 – 3004

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June 2019

Your Food: Fibs and Facts

June 4 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Ever wonder what all those labels on your food really mean? Do you want to know more about where your food comes from? Then this workshop is for you! Victoria Neff - Horticulture Agent Beth Burchell - Lifestock Agent EB Odom - Family and Consumer Science Agent North Carolina Cooperative Extension To take part, please call our office to secure your free space.   Phone: (252) 541-3004

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Business After Hours: “A Taste of the Lake”

June 13 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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The C4EE will be hosting the Lake Gaston Chamber of Commerce After Hours on Thursday, June 13th at 5:30 pm. The theme of this event is "Taste of the Lake," where local restaurants will be providing food samples for attendees. If you are interested in visiting the Center for this networking event, please RSVP before Tuesday, June 11th by sending an email to info@lakegastonchamber.com, or calling 252-586-5711.

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Line Dancing

June 14 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Learn to line dance with Dorcel Edmonds and burn some calories with this fun way to exercise! Cost to participate: $5/person Call today to register: (252) 541 – 3004

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Gospel Concert: New Sons of Faith

June 15 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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Come out to the C4EE on June 15th at 6 pm to enjoy the Gospel Music ensemble known as the New Sons of Faith. This is only part one of the Center's exciting upcoming Summer Concert Series! The event is free and open to the public. Food will be available for purchase and tips are welcome for performers. Make sure to bring a lawn chair/blanket, and a friend.

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ECO-HERO Summer Camp for 1st – 3rd grade students

June 17 at 8:30 am - June 24 at 2:00 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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If you are... ...curious about how things work? ...excited to learn about energy? ...interested in designing cool, energy related projects? Then this Summer Camp is for you! We are offering two ECO-HERO Summer Camps: June 17th - 20th June 24th - 27th To take part, call our office to secure your space or fill out the application form here: https://forms.gle/nGq3rxYNh4PVod6w6 Phone: (252) 541-3004 The Camp is free, lunch included.

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July 2019

Country Music Concert

July 13 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for Energy Education, 460 Airport Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 United States
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C4EE Summer Concert Series introduces the local band, Carolina Switchgrass to the stage. Come out to the C4EE on July 13th at 6 pm to enjoy a musical mixture of bluegrass and country from Carolina Switchgrass. This is only part of the center's exciting Summer Concert Series! The event is free and open to the public. Food will be available for purchase and tips are welcome for performers. Make sure to bring a lawn chair/blanket and a friend.

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