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Holiday and Annual Events


Halloween Egg Haunt- October 25th

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and go on a hunt to collect Halloween eggs. Meet at the Rotary Large shelter in Smithfield Community Park for a hauntingly good time! Bring your jack-o-lantern or pillow case to collect your treats! Ages 3-12 (Free) @ 7pm

Trunk or Treat - October 27th

Participants: Ages : 0-12 years old: wear your costume don't have one no problem we will have face painting

Time: 4pm-6pm Where : Inclusion Playground at Smithfield Community Park (600 Booker Diary Rd)

Trunks:   To have a trunk you must email Officer Denoble at

Decorate your trunk and wear costumes. There will be giftcards for the top three best decorated trunks. 



Swimsgiving- November 2nd

at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center

5:00 pm-8 pm Admission is 4 cans of canned goods or 4 non perishable food items per person


THE GRINCH Stink, Stank, Stunk 5K &

Jingle Bell Jog - Dec. 1st

Don't be a bad banana with a greasy black peel ! Join us and give until your heart is 3 sizes too big!!!! Join us for our 6th Annual Grinch Stink Stank Stunk 5k Toy Run and Jingle Bell Jog. All participants are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy or gift card. All toys will benefit Harbor and the Johnston County DSS Angel Tree Project. There will also be prizes awarded for some of your favorite "Whoville" dress up and have fun! Registration forms are available at SRAC or online @ Race packets will be available for pick up Friday, 11/30/2018 , between 3-7pm. Toys can be dropped off when you pick up your race packet. Run starts at 10am.  Must Register and pay for your T-Shirt by NOON 11/19/2018 if you want a T-Shirt. 

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Christmas Tree Lighting - December 6th @ 7pm

We will be lighting up the holiday season, with the lighting of the Town's Christmas Tree. The tree is located at the corner of Third & Markets Street, right in front of the library. Join us for hot chocolate, entertainment, and a special guest from the North Pole. For questions contact Tiffany Pearson 919-934-2148 ext. 107 (FREE EVENT)




December 13th @ 7pm

Bring out your families and celebrate the holiday season with the Smithfield Christmas parade. If you are interested in participating applications can be found in the SRAC lobby, online at, or by contacting Tiffany Pearson (919) 934-2148.

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