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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
STUART, VA
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RIDAY, FEBRUARY 27
CHILI/HOT DOG SUPPER/MOVIE NIGHT POSTPONED: will be rescheduled by Five Forks Wesleyan Church.
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION: featuring Pike City, Paula Dellenback and Fox River, The Southern Prophets, The Country Boys, and Allen Mills and Lost and Found; food available, bring chairs, free admission, donations accepted; doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: bacon, country ham, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, drinks; eat in or take out; donations accepted, 7 to 10 a.m., Mt. Ararat Pentecostal Holiness Church, Ararat.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: ham, bacon, sausage, gravy, biscuits, grits, apples, fruit, jelly, hash browns, coffee and juice; adult plates: $7, child's plate (12 and under): $4; fried apple pies: $1.50; 6 to 9:30 a.m., Rangeley Ruritan Building, Fieldale, from 220 bypass take Rt. 609 west to Callaway Dr., take right on Callaway Dr.
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 1
YOUTH MISSION FUND-RAISER: barbecue dinner with baked beans, coleslaw and dessert; proceeds will benefit the church youth mission trip this summer; eat in or take out; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.
 
MONDAY, MARCH 2
ALZHEIMER'S MEETING: guest speaker: Sheila Jones, director of marketing and development at Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care; also discussion of the upcoming sock hop in May; 7 p.m., Alzheimer's office, in the basement of Hill's Tax Service, Buena Vista Ave., Stuart.
FLOYD QUILT GUILD MEETING: business and show and tell; Sue Berry will present a program on Zentangles; if schools are closed or delayed because of weather the meeting is canceled; call Judy Madigan at (540) 552-7104 for information; 10 a.m., Jacksonville Center, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 3
PATRICK-HENRY CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Investigator Brian Hubbard; topic: "Scams and Investigations," for information call Deputy Tyler Wilson or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Department.
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 5
WHARTON-STUART CAMP OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING: 7 p.m., Reynolds Homestead.
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 6
SABIKA JEWELRY BINGO: proceeds go to the Believers Baptist Church building fund; $25 and $30 packs available (includes 20 games, door prize tickets and bonus card game); raffle tickets, silent auction and door prizes; concessions available; doors open at 6 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m., Ararat Ruritan Building.
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 7
SPRING BAZAAR: sponsored by the Woodlawn Ruritan Club; yard sale items, crafts, specialty vendors and more; breakfast and lunch will be sold; to reserve a table, call (276) 236-1198; 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., VFW Building, Hillsville.
BINGO: proceeds will be used to landscape around the community center building; sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Women's Club; food available; doors open at 5 p.m., bingo begins at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building, 2858 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan.
BRUNSWICK STEW SALE: proceeds benefit the Patrick County Elite Girls' Fast Pitch Team's 2015 season; $7 per quart or four quarts for $24; for information, call Stephanie Epperson at (276) 251-3258; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Patrick County Rotary Building, Stuart.
HOT DOG SUPPER/SINGING: donations only, dinner at 5 p.m., music by The Southern Prophets at 6 p.m., Concord United Methodist Church.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; take-out available; donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Patrick Springs.
 
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8-11
REVIVAL MEETINGS: 7 p.m. nightly, High Point Baptist Church, 2381 Big A School Rd., Stuart; pastor: Wayne Moore.
 
MONDAY, MARCH 9
SURRY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: speaker: Maria Roth, who will talk about tracing the life of an ancestor by documenting where they lived from census records; free admission; for information call Esther Johnson, president, at (336) 831-6437 or email EPDJ1@triad.rr.com; 7 p.m., Surry Community College teaching auditorium, Dobson, N.C.
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING: to be placed on the agenda, call Ann Fulcher, director of special education and support services, at (276) 694-3163 by noon March 9; 4 p.m., Patrick County office of Piedmont Community Services, Stuart.
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 12
BLOOD DRIVE: sponsored by the Red Bank Ruritan Club; 1 to 6 p.m., Red Bank School Rd., Claudville.
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 13
DODGE BALL TOURNAMENT: teams needed; call 694-7137 for information; admission: $5, children under three admitted free; concessions available; proceeds benefit the junior/senior prom; 7 p.m., Patrick County High School.
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
PLAY IT FORWARD: second annual gospel/bluegrass night, featuring Jason Harris and Friends, The Country Boys, and Tommy Nichols and Narrow Road; door prizes, donations accepted, concessions available, 50/50 drawing; supper of hamburger steak or chicken strips with baked potato, coleslaw, roll, drink and dessert available, adult plate: $8, child's plate (12 and under): $6; call 930-2805 for take-out orders; fund-raiser to benefit the school; event from 6 to 9 p.m., supper served from 4 to 6 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School, 9993 Woolwine Hwy., Woolwine.
GOSPEL SINGING: featuring the Senior Melodies and The Mountain View Singers; no admission charge but a love offering will be taken; refreshments served; 6 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church, Buffalo Ridge community, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY-TUESDAY, MARCH 22-24
REVIVAL: 7 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church, Buffalo Ridge community, Stuart.
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 2
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR WILDCAT ROCK & ROAR 5K/10K: fund-raiser to benefit Stuart Elementary School, race will be held April 25, registration fees: $15 for SES students who receive a t-shirt, $10 for no shirt; $20 for adults and non-students with the shirt; registration fee on race day: $25; water and refreshments provided on site for the race; call Stephanie Hale or Tammy Waldron at (276) 694-7139 or email stephanie.hale@patrick.k12.va.us for information; sign in/register at 8 a.m. on race day, race begins at 9 a.m. at the front entrance of Stuart Elementary School, 314 Staples Ave., Stuart.
 
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, APRIL 2-3
"THE LAST SUPPER: A RE-ENACTMENT": free admission, call the church at (276) 694-3440 for information; 7:30 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church, 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, February 25: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee's Greenery, Doe Run Church Rd.; 12:45-1:30 p.m., Willis Gap Community Building; 1:45-2:15 p.m., Jeb Stuart Grocery; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge Elementary School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, February 26: 10:30-10:45 a.m., Wildwood Acres--off St. Rd. 694; 11 a.m.-noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:25-4:25 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:15 p.m., Midway area--Rt. 58.
Monday, March 2: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Memorial School.
Tuesday, March 3: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School.
Thursday, March 5: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
 
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PCHS OPEN SHOP NIGHTS
Patrick County High School will hold open shop nights each Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the agricultural shop through April 13. If schools are closed for inclement weather open shop will be canceled. The annual fee is $10. Welders, torches, planers, table saw, jointer, wood lathes and many other metal and woodworking tools will be available. For information contact Jonathan Wood at jonathan.wood@patrick.k12.va.us or (276) 694-6078.
 
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PATRICK COUNTY ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION NEW OFFICE, HOURS
The Patrick County Alzheimer's Association has a new office in the basement of Hill's Tax Service at 109 Buena Vista Ave., Stuart. Beginning February 2, the office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The office telephone number is (276) 698-2901.
 
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TAI CHI CHIH CLASSES
Tai Chi Chih classes are held each Tuesday and Friday morning from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Patrick County Dance Studio at 128 Slusher St., Stuart.
 
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YOGA CLASS
Yoga classes will be held each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the community room at Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart. Classes will also be held Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Patrick County Dance Studio on Slusher St., Stuart. Bring a towel/mat; cost of each class is $3. For information, call Rebecca at 229-9917.
 
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APPLE BUTTER SALE
Stuart Baptist Church has apple butter for sale at the church Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
 
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GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14, just south of Eden, N.C., is open from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Consultants/professional genealogists are on hand to assist in researching a family tree at no cost. Popular research sites can be accessed free of charge. Copies are 10¢ each. Appointments may be made for other times. Call (336) 623-7154 for information.
 
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ADULT
"GAME ON"
"Game On" for adults will be held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning at 9 a.m. at Historic John D. Bassett High School in Bassett. Join in for crafts and games or a place to walk. For information email jdb@emiimaging.com.
 
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