WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27
FALL REVIVAL: special singing, nursery provided, for information call Dr. Jerry Whitlow at (276) 694-4047; 7 p.m., Trinity Christian Church, Claudville.
HOME ALONE DINNER: for those who will not have a Thanksgiving meal, take-out orders available, delivery only in the Ararat area, for information call Joseph and Lori Easter at (276) 251-7232, 5 to 7 p.m., Hunters Chapel Assembly, 3057 Ararat Hwy., Ararat.
WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27-29
PATRICK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED: will close at noon on Wednesday and remain closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving holiday.
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28-29
PIEDMONT COMMUNITY SERVICES CLOSED: for the Thanksgiving holiday, in the event of an emergency call 694-2962 or (877) 934-3576.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
MEADOWS OF DAN CHRISTMAS PARADE/TREE LIGHTING: sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Community Association; no entry fee; Santa and Mrs. Claus will be present for the parade and to talk to children afterward; Scott Perry will perform Christmas music, free hot apple cider, hot chocolate, cookies and hot dogs; donation box available for toys or canned goods to help the needy in Patrick County; call Trinity Goad at (540) 230-7943 or Brenda Quesinberry at (276) 692-6511 for parade questions and entry forms; parade at 3 p.m. along the Hwy. 58 bypass, Christmas tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. in uptown Meadows of Dan.
POST THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE: featuring the Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church choir; Rev. James Shough, Rev. Keshia Conner, Rev. Darrell Hylton and Rev. Leander Pilson; for information call Sheila Thomas at (276) 229-1110; 7 p.m., First Christian Church, Forest Lane, Stuart; pastor: Dr. Roger Hagwood.
GOSPEL MUSIC: by Almost There and Swift Creek; no admission charge but a love offering will be taken for Christmas Cheer of Patrick County; refreshments, 6 p.m., Sycamore Baptist Church, Buffalo Ridge, Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: to raise money for the Patrick County Alzheimer's Association; menu: biscuits, gravy, sausage, eggs, bacon and more; take out available; adult plate: $6, child's plate: $3; call (276) 694-4701 or (276) 732-6917 for information; 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
HONOR/MEMORIAL TREE SERVICE: sponsored by Stokes County Nursing Home; to honor or remember a loved one, call Carol Tilley at (336) 593-2831, ext. 242, or mail the donation to Tilley at Stokes County Nursing Home, P.O. Box 10, Danbury, N.C. 27016; include donor's name and name of person honored; donations of $20 or more will receive a Christmas ornament; service will include singing, reading of names of those honored, candle lighting, and refreshment; proceeds go to help the residents of the nursing home; 3 p.m., First Christian Church, King, N.C.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 2
SHARING HOPE AFTER LOSS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: for information call Gerald Melton at 930-2768, travel to Mount Airy, N.C., for a Christmas outing.
PATRICK HENRY PATRIOTS MEETING: bring a bag lunch, beverages provided; 6 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer. (1tc 11/27)
RECREATION COMMITTEE/BOYS' BASKETBALL COACHES MEETING: 7 p.m., Patrick County Community Center, Stuart.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
COUNTY LINE CRIME WATCH MEETING: guest speaker: Stephanie Vipperman, commonwealth attorney; for information call Deputy Tyler Wilson or Sheriff Dan Smith at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Department.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5
CHRISTMAS WINDOW DECORATION CONTEST JUDGING: prize: $100; sponsored by the Stuart Festivals; winner announced Dec. 6; night judging so use lights, for Town of Stuart businesses; 5:30 p.m., Stuart.
THURSDAY-FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5-6
APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING: sponsored by Contact Listen Line and provided by the Virginia Department of Health, free training, lunch provided; for information call Amy Hart at (434) 426-1853; register at www.surveymonkey.com/s/ASIST120506; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 each day, must attend both days; Patrick Henry Community College, Frith Exhibit Hall, 645 Patriot Ave., Martinsville.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
PTO/CHRISTMAS PROGRAM/CRAFT SALE: set up in the gym to sell crafts, table space for rent for $10, call the school office at (276) 952-2424 to reserve space, mail check made payable to MODE PTO, 3003 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Meadows of Dan, Va. 24120, or pay cash at the school; food available at 5:30 p.m., Christmas program at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Elementary School gymnasium.
VISIT WITH SANTA: free soup and hot dog supper; call (276) 694-6766 for information; 5 to 7 p.m., New Hope United Methodist Church, 1863 Clark House Farm Rd., Stuart.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT: $5 per person, will draw for partners, sign in at 5 p.m., tournament at 6 p.m., Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: coat closet available, donation drawing, white elephant room, bake sale and craft sale; hamburgers, hot dogs, soups and chili sale (take-out available), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.
MISTLETOE MARKET: variety of items available, noon to 3 p.m., downtown Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; donations benefit the church building fund; carry-out available, 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Drive, Patrick Springs.
CHRISTMAS PARADE: 4 p.m., Blue Ridge St. and Main St., Stuart.
CHRISTMAS MUSIC: by the church handbell choir, free hot cocoa and cookies served during the performance, 3 to 3:45 p.m., outside balcony, Stuart Baptist Church.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
CANTATA: "Meet Him at the Manger," 6 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, Stuart.
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON: worship service at 10 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., music by the Southern Prophets at 12:30 p.m., Bouldin Memorial Presbyterian Church, 119 Bouldin Lane, five miles west of Stuart off Central Academy Rd. and Rt. 58.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9
OLD CHURCH GALLERY QUILTERS GUILD MEETING: Christmas party, bring last UFOs, a wrapped gift for the (voluntary) exchange, and a dish for the potluck luncheon; no meeting if Floyd County schools are closed; for information call Judy Madigan at (540) 552-7104; 10 a.m., Jacksonville Center, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.
STUART PARK MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 6:30 p.m, Patrick County Community Center, Stuart.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12
PATRICK COUNTY SENIORS MEETING: entertainment by Patty Hazelwood; bring finger food to share; for information on upcoming senior events and trips call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917; 11 a.m., Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
CHRISTMAS CHEER BENEFIT: $10 haircuts, chair massages available; refreshments, visit by Santa Claus, all proceeds go to Christmas Cheer of Patrick County; 9 a.m. to noon; Woodland Salon and Day Spa, Jeb Stuart Hwy., Patrick Springs.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: music by Freedom's Crossing, Christmas reception, 6 p.m., Church of God of Prophecy, Bull Mountain Rd., Patrick Springs; pastor: Tom Warren.
CHRISTMAS CANTATA: "Bethlehem Morning," 11 a.m., Stuart Baptist Church.
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23-25
PIEDMONT COMMUNITY SERVICES CLOSED: for the Christmas holiday, in the event of an emergency call 694-2962 or (877) 934-3576.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: 5 p.m., Stuart Baptist Church.
TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24-25
PATRICK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLOSED: for the Christmas holiday.
Tuesday, November 26: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School.
Thursday, November 27: closed for Thanksgiving.
Monday, December 2: noon to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan School; 2 to 2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, December 3: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School; 2-3:15 p.m., Intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:20-5 p.m., Robert's Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, December 4: 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., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., closed 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, December 5: 10:30 to 11 a.m., Wildwood Acres--off St. Rd. 694; 11:15 to noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:30 p.m., Midway area--Rt. 58.
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.
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.
A turkey shoot will be held every Friday night through November 29 at 7 p.m. at the Smith River Wildlife Club on Charity Hwy., Woolwine. A trophy will be given away each Friday night. Rules are: factory chokes only, and no sleeves or rechokes. For information, call G. Wood, president, at (276) 930-2405.
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.
FUND-RAISER FOR MOOREFIELD STORE VFD
The Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department is selling Bug Guard for $14. For information or to place an order call Danie Cobbler at (276) 694-7574.