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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
STUART, VA
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 23
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR TOURISM INCENTIVE REIMBURSEMENT MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM: sponsored by the Patrick County Tourism Advisory Council; a maximum of $5,000 will be awarded to one or more projects in each magisterial district and will be a one-to-one match for tourism-related projects designed to stimulate visitor spending and increase overnight stays in the county; can also be used for print, radio and TV advertising, brochures or special event planning; for information, call Wilma Pendleton at (276) 694-6094; applications must be hand-delivered or mailed by 5 p.m. to the Patrick County Administration Office, Ste. 218, 106 Rucker St., Stuart, Va. 24171.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JANUARY 23-24
REVIVAL: speaker: Michael Leath; 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday; Faith, Hope and Love Church, Commerce St., Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 24
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION JAMBOREE: music by Wayne Henderson and Friends, Simply Gospel, Hersie McMillian and Friends, Jason Harrie and Friends, and Micky Galyean and Cullen's Bridge; concessions available, bring chairs, free admission, donations welcome, doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
 
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JANUARY 24-25
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: sermon and music by Evangelist John Bowman; music also by the House of Prayer Praise and Worship Ensemble, 7 p.m., Virginia Motorsports Museum, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25-28
WINTER REVIVAL: guest evangelist: Noah Frye; special singing nightly by: Sun.: Kelly Ratcliff; Mon., Ed Amos; Tue., Mary Fulcher; and Wed., God Can; for information call Pastor Mark Wright at (276) 692-8775; Sun. at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mon.-Wed. at 7 p.m., New Beginnings Baptist Church, 142 First Southern Dr., Patrick Springs.
 
MONDAY-TUESDAY, JANUARY 26-27
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: service and music by Evangelist John Bowman, music by House of Prayer Praise and Worship Ensemble and Harvest Worship Praise Team, 7 p.m., Harvest Worship Center, 21225 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28
PATRICK COUNTY WATERWHEEL REVIVAL: service and music by Evangelist John Bowman, music also by House of Prayer Praise and Worship Ensemble, and Trinity Church of the Living God choir, 7 p.m., Trinity Church of the Living God, 356 Tatum Lane, Stuart.
 
FRIDAY, JANUARY 30
VERA BRADLEY BINGO: $25 for bingo package of 20 games, two coveralls and one door prize ticket; concessions available, call (276) 957-5757 or visit www.TheCentreatSpencerPenn.com for information; doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31
FAMILY HISTORY/GENEALOGY SWAP MEET: sponsored by the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History and the Surry County Genealogical Association; free admission, anyone connected with any history or genealogy group is invited to come and set up for the swap meet to advertise the group and sell books or maps, etc.; authors are may sell their books; bring genealogy to display; for more information, contact Esther Johnson at 1 (336) 832-6437 or at EPDJ1@triad.rr; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, 301 N. Main St., Mount Airy, N.C.
 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
BIBLE CLASSES BEGIN: two classes, "Learn the Bible in 24 Hours," and "The Book of Revelation," take one or both, taught by Astrid Cole; CD-ROM/MP3 available for each class for $35 (not mandatory) but must be purchased by Jan. 30, call the church at 694-3322 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mon.-Fri. for information and to sign up for classes; Bible class from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Revelation class from noon to 1:30 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.
 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5
WHARTON-STUART CAMP OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING: 7 p.m., Reynolds Homestead.
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7
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, Providence Drive, Patrick Springs.
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14
VALENTINE'S DAY SOUP DINNER: menu includes choice of soup, salad, bread, dessert and beverage; adult meal: $6, child's meal (age 12 and under): $4; raffle drawing; proceeds benefit local covered bridges; 5 to 7 p.m., Smith River Rescue Squad, Woolwine.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Tuesday, January 20:9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School.
Thursday, January 22:11 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Monday, January 26: 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan School; 2:05 to 2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, January 27: 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School; 2-3:15 p.m., Rose Window, intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:25-5 p.m., Roberts' Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, January 28: 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, January 29: 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.
 
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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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STOP SMOKING PROGRAM
Stop smoking in only seven days, 15 steps, free. For information call (540) 849-7605.
 
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END TIME WARNING SERIES
The End Time Warning Series is presented on Sundays at 6 p.m. at Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church. The series is based on The Harbinger, a book by Jonathan Cahn, which shows how America is following the same pattern as Israel followed in Isaiah 9:8-10 when God send judgment on that nation. The emphasis is on repentance and turning back to God.
 
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MEADOWS OF DAN ADDICTIONS RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP
The Meadows of Dan Addictions Recovery Support Group meets each Monday night at Mayberry Presbyterian Church, Mayberry Church Rd., at 7 p.m. Meetings include prayer, fellowship, sharing, networking, and the 12-Step Program to assist with a journey of healing and recovery. For information, call facilitator Felecia Shelor at (540) 593-3062.
 
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WOOLWINE HAPPY HEALTHY HEARTS
Woolwine Happy Health Hearts is an exercise class for all levels and meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday nights from 6 to 7 p.m., and Thursday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to participate; dress comfortable and join in the fun, fellowship and fitness. Classes are held in the lower level of the fellowship hall at Woolwine United Methodist Church, Rt. 8, Woolwine Hwy.
 
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RIDE TO CHURCHAVAILABLE
Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church has started a van ministry route and will pick up anyone who wants or needs a ride to the church. Call Pastor Kenneth Terry at 930-2673 with questions or to make arrangements.
 
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WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
The Lose to Gain weight loss support group meets each Monday at First Christian Church. The weigh-in begins at 5 p.m. and a short topic discussion is held at 5:30 p.m. Bring one canned food item to support the local food bank. For more information, call (336) 601-0846.
 
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CHURCH SERVICES
Skyline Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services each Sunday at 11 a.m. Call (336) 368-2775 for information.
 
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TEEN TIME KING'S KIDS
Teen Time will be held on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Patrick Springs. The sessions will include Bible lesson, fun, and supper, King's Kids will be held Sunday nights from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for students in grades kindergarten through seventh for games, lessons, and snacks.