• Four Oaks United Methodist Church, 302 N. Church St. in Four Oaks, is having a book fair and bake sale noon-3 p.m., Sept. 14; 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 15; and 2-3 p.m., Sept. 16. Call 919-608-1019 or 919-963-2095.
• Bethesda Baptist Church is having its annual barbecue chicken lunch and dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Sept. 14 at 4967 U. S. Highway 70 W. Business between Clayton and Smithfield. Call 919-553-7678.
• Greater Heights United Methodist Church at 111 E. Second St., Clayton is hosting a financial planning course beginning at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 9-Nov. 4. Call Jay Hall 919-359-0504 to register.
• Hocutt Memorial Baptist Church at 215 South Robertson St., Clayton will offer a nine-week financial planning course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Call Mark McClanahan at 919-553-6650 to register.
• Community Bible study at The Discovery Church at 195 N.C. 42 E, Clayton is held from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this Sept. 12. Call 919-553-7256 or 919-523-4344.
• The Discovery Church at 195 N.C. 42 E, Clayton, starts a new Bible study group 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call 919-553-7256 or 919-523-4344.
Grief support group
• Shiloh Baptist Church offers a 13-week grief support group for anyone suffering due to the death of a loved one through Oct. 27. This group meets Wednesdays 6:30- 8 p.m. at 3414 N. Shiloh Road, Garner. Call 919-553-3319 ext. 202 or visit shilohgarner.org.
• The Child Development Center at First Baptist Church is enrolling children 4-years-old and younger. Call Jo Scott at 919-550-4018.
• Baptist Center Church preschool is enrolling children ages 2-4. Call Sherri Anderson at 919-553-3119.
• Mount Moriah preschool is enrolling children for the upcoming school year. Visit mountmoriahpreschool.net or call 919-772-1273, ext. 8.
• First Presbyterian Church preschool in Smithfield is enrolling children ages 2-4. Call 919-208-5106 or 919-934-0988.
• The preschool at Clayton Crossings is accepting applications for the fall and spring terms. Call 919-272-3600.