WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
FRIDAY, MAY 17
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink; vegetarian sauce available (ask for it); adult plates: $6, child's plate (under 12): $3; eat in or take out; 50/50 raffle; proceeds go to help maintain the property, 4 to 7 p.m., Dobyns Community Center, 1195 Rye Cove Creek Rd., Stuart, one mile north of Dobyns Rd.
CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION MEETING: for information call James Newman at (276) 692-8061, 7 p.m., 322 Patrick Ave., Stuart, beside the Star Theatre.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 17-19
BEAD, GEM, MINERAL AND JEWELRY SHOW: sponsored by National Guard Family Support Group; free admission and parking, door prizes; jewelry makers, gold and silversmiths can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected stones; variety of gems, rough stones and fossils available, gifts for children; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun.; National Guard Armory, 315 Commonwealth Blvd. W., Martinsville, across from Liberty Fair Mall.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
HERE COMES SUMMER BINGO: proceeds go to building upkeep; $20 donation includes 20 games (three per card) and four door prize tickets; prizes are summer-related items; hot dogs, drinks and desserts will be sold; doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m., Francisco Community Building, 7100 N.C. 89 West, Westfield, N.C.
BREAKFAST/YARD SALE: 7 a.m. to noon, Francisco Presbyterian Church, Hwy. 89, Westfield, N.C.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: pancakes, country ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, gravy, baked apples, biscuits, coffee, orange juice; adult plate: $7, child's plate: $3.50; eat in or take out, call in orders to 930-2113; sponsored by the fire department and ladies' auxiliary; 6 to 10 a.m., Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department, 6687 Fairystone Park Hwy., Stuart.
TATUM FAMILY REUNION: guest speaker: Elder Larry D. Tatum of Cleveland, Oh.; guest singer, Teresa K. Roberson, recording artist; honor veterans with memorial service, door prizes, youth activities and more; preaching, singing; plates, cups, cutlery and drinks furnished by the reunion committee; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
MOUNTAIN TOP FIRE/RESCUE SUPPORT TEAM SUPPER: menu: barbecue, baked beans, slaw, homemade dessert and drink; adult plates: $7; child's plate: 4; 4:30 to 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
BAKE-N-WASH: sponsored by the Bouncing Bulldogs Double Dutch Club, bake sale begins at 9 a.m., car wash begins at 1 p.m., Ararat Fire Department, across from Blue Ridge Elementary School.
GOSPEL SINGING: featuring "Almost There," 7 p.m., Conner Grove House of God, Rt. 799, Willis, co-pastors: Ronnie and Joyce Greene.
CRUISE-IN: for antique, classic and special cars, trucks and bikes; music by Soundfactory and appearance by Elvis; bring lawn chairs, concessions available, 50/50 raffle, non-food vendors welcome; no admission charge; 5 p.m. until dark; Lambsburg Community Center, Lambsburg, two miles north after leaving exit 1 on I-77.
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: 7 a.m., Nettle Ridge United Methodist Church, 70 Nettle Ridge Loop.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink; adult plates: $6, child's plates (under 12): $3; eat in or take out; for information call Pat at 694-4612 or Shanna at 251-1562; 4 to 8 p.m, CCDF Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 2086 Dry Pond Hwy., Stuart, next door to Peters Creek Community Building.
CUB SCOUT SIGN-UP: lots of activities, call (276) 229-9830 for information; 9 to 10:30 a.m., Martinsville Fire Department, Church St.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
HOMECOMING: guest speaker: Rev. Clinton Hensley; special singing, lunch to follow in the fellowship hall; for information call Golden Epperson at (276) 251-5874; Leon Hooker at (336) 351-2744 or Charles Martin at (336) 786-2995; 10 a.m., Mt. View Pentecostal Holiness Church.
DOLLARHITE REUNION: bring covered dish to share, along with photos, etc.; paper products provided; lunch at 1 p.m., Dobyns Community Building.
MONDAY, MAY 20
OLD CHURCH GALLERY QUILTERS GUILD MEETING: "Renew It or Lose It" stations manned by five members using different quilting techniques; members will travel around in round robin fashion; call Judy Madigan at (520) 552-7104 for information, 10 a.m., Jacksonville Center, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.
MONDAY-TUESDAY, MAY 20-21
GUEST SPEAKER: Refresh with Greg Locke, pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Nashville, Tenn;, music by Redeemed; 7 p.m., Fairystone Baptist Church, 82 Fairystone Church Loop, off Hwy. 57.
TUESDAY, MAY 21
STUART CEMETERY ASSOCIATION MEETING: 7 p.m., Patrick Henry Community College conference room.
PATRICK SPRINGS CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Investigator Danny Martin; for information call Deputy Matthew Rorrer or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Patrick Springs Fire Department.
PATRICK HENRY PATRIOTS MEETING: bring food to share, 6 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer. (1tc 5/15)
WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 22-24
REVIVAL: speaker: Brother Junior Haley, 7 p.m., True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 south beside Patrick County High School; pastor: J.R. Shelton.
THURSDAY, MAY 23
IN THE KNOW: "Insects in the Garden" with Melanie Barrow, Henry County Extension agent; call (276) 957-5757 for information; program at 10 a.m., refreshments at 11 a.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.
BRUNCH AND LEARN: hear about guidelines for selecting Medicare supplements, long-term Medicaid, veterans' benefits, long-term care insurance; question and answer period; free admission; 10 a.m., The Landmark Center, 227 Landmark Dr., Stuart.
SATURDAY, MAY 25
MEADOWS OF DAN SCHOOL ALUMNI DINNER: bring a covered dish and a drink; plates, cups and silverware provided; building opens at 5 p.m,. dinner at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
JIM AND MARTHA FOLEY REUNION: bring food and drinks to share; Anna Adams family is in charge; Foley t-shirts and cookbooks for sale, price reduced; business meeting at 11 a.m., eat at 1 p.m., Jack Dalton Park, Collinsville.
SATURDAY NIGHT SING: featuring The Joyful Noise, 7 p.m., Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 25-26
HIT AND MISS IN THE MOUNTAINS ANTIQUE ENGINE SHOW/CRUISE-IN: call (276) 952-5568 or visit www.mountainmeadowcrafts.com for information; rain or shine, over 50 exhibitors of antique engines and old tools on Sat., bluegrass and old-time music; craft vendors and demonstrations; space available for vendors, bring lawn chairs; Mountain Meadows Farm, 84 Concord Road, Meadows of Dan.
SUNDAY, MAY 26
JOINT MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: sponsored by Stuart United Methodist, Stuart Baptist and Stuart Presbyterian Churches; special music guests: Noah's Faith, a southern gospel male trio from Mount Airy, N.C., fellowship meal to follow service; public invited; call the Stuart United Methodist Church office at 694-3322 for information; 11 a.m., DeHart Park, Stuart, at the gazebo located behind the pool.
PUCKETT-GOAD REUNION: bring a covered dish, photos and stories to share; games and prizes; for information call (276) 694-3852; noon, Peters Creek Community Building, Dry Pond.
SPECIAL SERVICE: with guest speaker Bro. H.C. Bowman from Hurt; for information call Pastor George Lambert at (276) 694-3192, 11 a.m., Blue Ridge Tabernacle.
MONDAY, MAY 27
PATRICK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED: in observance of Memorial Day.
TWILIGHT MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE: sponsored by American Legion Post 105 and the Patrick County Veterans' Memorial Honor Guard; luminaries in memory of deceased veterans will be placed along the driveway; cost to sponsor a luminary: $10; businesses and individuals invited to support this project to offset some honor guard's expenses; names of sponsored veterans and supporters will be listed in the program (information must be received by May 23); send luminary purchases and donations to Gary Griffith, Treasurer, P.O. box 77, Woolwine, Va. 24185; bring lawn chair; service will begin at 8:30 p.m., Patrick Memorial Gardens.
TUESDAY, MAY 28
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING: to be placed on the agenda call John Westphalen at 694-3163 by May 17; 4 p.m., boardroom, Piedmont Community Services, Rt. 58, Patrick Springs.
THURSDAY, MAY 30
ARARAT COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Steve Allen, emergency management coordinator; for information call Deputy Bryant Pruitt or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Ararat Ruritan Building.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1
PIG PICKING/AUCTION: all proceeds will go to Relay for Life; food, music, preview of auction items and silent auction; take-out food available; 11 a.m., live auction begins at 1 p.m., between the Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Nursing Center in front of the Big Greenhouse.
PIG ROAST/CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT: music and food; hot dogs, $2; drinks, $1; barbecue sandwich, $4; corn hole game, $5; begins at noon; for tournament, draw for partners, $5 per person, sign in at 5 p.m., tournament begins at 6 p.m., Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department.
MONDAY, JUNE 3
SCOUT NIGHT: at the Martinsville Mustangs game, Mustangs vs. High Point-Thomasville, sign-up at the game, call (276) 229-9830 for information; 7 p.m., baseball field, Martinsville.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
BENEFIT: in memory of "Uncle Joe" Ambrosio, gospel singing, silent and live auction, food, call (276) 694-4701 or (276) 732-6917 for information; hot dogs, chips and drink available for $2.50 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., turkey with gravy and dressing or spiral cut ham with potatoes, green bean casserole, candied yams, dessert and drink for $6 available from 4 to 7 p.m., 2 to 7 p.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 10-14
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God; experiments, wild games, snacks, adventures, music; for children ages four to 18, for information call the church office at 694-3322; supper provided by the Patrick County Schools summer nutrition program at 5:30 p.m., program from 6 to 8 p.m, Stuart United Methodist Church.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
DIABETES EDUCATION: presented by Dr. Koch, endocrinologist, Roanoke Carilion; how to take care of a diabetic, advances in diabetes, insulin pumps, and other information; helpful for diabetics and caregivers; 6 p.m. The Landmark Center, 227 Landmark Drive, Stuart.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
FATHER'S DAY FRIDAY NIGHT CAMPOUT: free outdoor movie from the Henry County Parks and Recreation Department, and free food; sign-up at the campout, call (276) 229-9830 for information; Jack Dalton Park, Martinsville.
MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 17-21
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: Colossal Coaster World, kick off for VBS on June 15 from noon to 3 p.m., lunch and fun day for kids; VBS: dinner at 6 p.m., VBS from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Critz Baptist Church, 3284 Dogwood Rd., Critz.