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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
STUART, VA
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THURSDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 23-25
YARD SALE: proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Patrick County, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurs.-Fri.; 8 a.m. to noon Sat., 585 Peters Creek Drive, Stuart.
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
STUART FARMERS' MARKET OPEN: fresh greens, local crafts and eggs available, 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 24-25
SPRING YARD SALE/BAKE SALE/LUNCH: yard sale, breakfast biscuits and coffee available both days at 8 a.m.; bake sale Sat. at 8 a.m., lunch of hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chips, sodas and water begins at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Providence United Methodist Church, Patrick Springs.
WOMEN'S CLUB 20TH ANNUAL YARD SALE: inside and outside, spaces for rent for $10 per table; food available including ham biscuits, hot dogs and homemade desserts; for information or to reserve a table or space call (276) 952-6395 or (276) 952-2674; Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Center.
 
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 24-26
NEIL SIMON'S "FOOLS": a comedy presented by PCHS students, call (276) 694-7137 for tickets; admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults; general seating; 7:01 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3:01 p.m. Sun.; Patrick County High School auditorium, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
ONE DAY BIBLE FUN: lunch provided, registration begins at 9:45 a.m., event starts at 10 a.m., Critz Baptist Church, down by the river.
PATRICK SPRINGS PRIMARY SCHOOL PRINCESS/QUEEN PAGEANTS: admission: $3 for adults, $1 for students; pre-kindergarten through first grade pageant from 5:30 to 7 p.m., queen pageant for second and third grade from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Patrick Springs Elementary School.
SPRING SWAP MEETING: sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties, N.C.; bring genealogy material, copier available for a nominal fee; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Francisco Community Building, 7104 N.C. Hwy. 89 West.
PATRICK COUNTY MUSIC ASSOCIATION JAMBOREE: free admission, concessions available; music by Narrow Road, Bill and Maggie Anderson, Chords of Faith, Hwy. 61 South, and The Southern Prophets; doors open at 4 p.m., music begins at 4:30 p.m., Rotary Field, Stuart.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER: proceeds benefit the Fieldale Fire Dept.; bring the kids to see the fire truck; menu: ham, bacon, sausage, gravy, biscuits, grits, apples, fruit, jelly, hashbrowns, coffee, and juice; adult plates: $7, children's plates (12 and under): $4; fried apple pies, $1.50; 6 to 9:30 a.m., Rangeley Ruritan Building, from Rt. 220 bypass take Rt. 609 W. to Callaway Dr., go right on Callaway Dr.
YARD SALE: sponsored by the Patrick County Shooting Team, variety of items and cold drinks for sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the former Patrick Building Supply building across from the old cannery building, downtown Stuart.
JONATHAN W. BOWLING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RIDE: sponsored by Chapter 11 Red Knights Motorcycle Club; proceeds go to a scholarship for a Patrick County High School senior; door prizes, prize drawings, vendors, food and live music; registration is $15 per vehicle, first 150 participants to register will receive an event plaque; entrants automatically registered for a free shotgun giveaway; trophies will be given to the top three bikers who travel the farthest to attend; call 276-692-7021, 276-634-7799, or 336-978-2796, or visit cpljonathanbowling.us for information; registration begins at 10 a.m., ride leaves at noon; Patrick County High School, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart.
 
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
STEAK SUPPER: sponsored by Stuart Methodist Men; menu: grilled 12-ounce ribeye, baked potato, salad, homemade dessert and drink; $15 per plate; take-out available, some town delivery by calling 694-3322; proceeds benefit the youth mission trip this summer; 5 to 7:30 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church social hall.
SPECIAL SINGING: featuring The Fitzgerald Family of Sandy Ridge, N.C.; refreshments served; 5 p.m., Fairview Pentecostal Holiness Church, Salem Hwy. south of Stuart.
 
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26-29
REVIVAL: with Evangelist Shirley Quesenberry, special singing nightly; 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sun., 7 p.m. Mon.-Wed., Patrick Springs Church of God of Prophecy, pastor: Tom Warren.
 
TUESDAY, APRIL 28
LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING: discussion of various topics about breastfeeding and parenting, including "Nutrition and Weaning," informal meeting for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or interested in breastfeeding, babies welcome; for information call (276) 692-4415 or emaillllofpatrickcounty@gmail.com; 5 to 6:30 p.m., Patrick County Branch Library, 116 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.
 
SATURDAY, MAY 2
MIRACLE MILK STROLL: sponsored by La Leche League of Patrick County; register online and make a donation to the stroll; picnic lunch and children's play time following the event; 10 a.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.
BINGO: sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Women's Club; cash prizes, raffle drawings and food available; doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
GILLEY-SOWERS FAMILY REUNION: bring a covered dish, soda or water and a bag of ice, and photos to share; softball game, for information call (276) 806-6003 or email bettyandchrisp@yahoo.com, 1 to 7 p.m., Jack Dalton Park, Collinsville.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: menu: eggs, bacon, sausage, fried apples, gravy, biscuits, coffee, juice, etc.; carry-out available, donations benefit the church building fund; 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Dr., Patrick Springs.
GATES FAMILY REUNION: bring a covered dish and a drink to share, photos of family members, stories and letters; musicians, bring instruments; for information or to say you're attending, contact Jane Scales Fulk at (276) 251-8107 or email gatescousins@yahoo.com, 11 a.m., Ararat Ruritan Building, 4711 Ararat Hwy., Ararat.
 
SUNDAY, MAY 3
BIRTHDAY PARTY: celebrate the 95th birthday of Claudine Wood; 2 to 4 p.m., Mountain View United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Meadows of Dan.
POTATO BAR: all trimmings, drink and dessert included; $5, eat in or take out, proceeds benefit a youth mission trip, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.
YARD SALE: sponsored by the Patrick County Shooting Team, variety of items and cold drinks for sale, Dollar Day deals; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the former Patrick Building Supply building across from the old cannery building, downtown Stuart.
 
TUESDAY, MAY 6
BOOK BINGO: call Tammy to sign up for a seat, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Patrick County Branch Library.
 
THURSDAY, MAY 7
WHARTON-STUART CAMP OF THE SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING: 7 p.m., Reynolds Homestead.
 
FRIDAY, MAY 8
STEAK DINNER: menu: steak, baked potato, salad, bread, dessert and beverage; $20 per plate, proceeds fund local projects including scholarships, Boy Scouts, Caring Hearts Free Clinic and Patrick County Food Bank; sponsored by Stuart Rotary Club; 4 to 7 p.m., Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
PLANT DROP OFF FOR PLANT SALE: any donations of plants or gardening items appreciated, for information call (276) 952-8302 or (276) 692-6175, 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m., Rotary Building, Stuart.
SIGN-UP FOR MEN'S SOFTBALL DEADLINE: anyone with a team who is interested in playing should call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917 by May 8.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 8-9
MASTER GARDENERS' ANNUAL AND PERENNIAL PLANT SALE: proceeds benefit Caring Hearts Free Clinic and the Patrick County Master Gardener Association; for information contact Arlisa Johnson at (276) 952-8302 or (276) 692-6175; 8 a.m. until noon, Rotary Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
CAMP MEETING MINISTRIES: speaker: Keith Duncan; call (276) 694-4591 for details; Fri. service at 7 p.m. with refreshments afterward; Sat., free meal at 6 p.m. and service at 7 p.m., Critz.
 
SATURDAY, MAY 9
HAM DINNER: menu: ham, potato salad, green beans, macaroni salad, baked beans, slaw, desserts and drink; adult plates: $6, child's plate: $3; dine in or take out, proceeds benefit the Angels in the Outfield Relay for Life team; for information call (276) 930-1530; 4 to 6 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, 6260 Elamsville Rd., Stuart.
 
MONDAY, MAY 11
BULL MOUNTAIN ARTS MEETING/POTLUCK DINNER: meetings are held the second Monday of every other month and are open to anyone interested in art; demonstration of using water color pencils; have a piece of work critiqued by other artists; 5 p.m., Quilted Colors, Main St., Stuart.
 
TUESDAY, MAY 12
GREAT CONVERSATIONS: meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Patrick County Branch Library.
 
THURSDAY, MAY 14
MAKE-A-WISH GOLF TOURNAMENT: sponsored by ValleyStar Credit Union; proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia; sponsors and teams needed; four-player team fee: $300, includes lunch, golf shirt and one mulligan); rain date: May 21; contact Lori Cauley at (800) 475-6328, extension 3120, or loric@valleystar.org; Chatmoss Country Club, Martinsville.
SOCRATES CAFÉ: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Patrick County Branch Library.
 
SUNDAY, MAY 17
GRAVE DEDICATION: for Pvt. William Green DeHart (Feb. 9, 1843-Nov. 1, 1861) who was killed at Raleigh Courthouse, W.Va., dedication conducted by Wharton-Stuart Camp 1832 Sons of Confederate Veterans; rain date: :May 31; 2 p.m., Charles DeHart Cemetery, Mulberry Farm, 127 Rye Cove Creek Rd., off Dobyns Rd., Stuart.
 
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 22-23
CAMP MEETING MINISTRIES: speaker: Olivia Wilson, call (276) 694-4591 for details; Fri. service at 7 p.m. with refreshments afterward; Sat., free meal at 6 p.m. and service at 7 p.m., Critz.
 
SATURDAY, MAY 30
BALLROOM REVOLUTION BENEFIT: presented by La Nota House of Dance; sponsors sought for monetary donations or supplies for the event; proceeds will benefit Patrick Animal Welfare Society (PAWS); dance performances by local people; admission: $10, refreshments will be sold; contact Mary Brand at (336) 949-4180 or LaNotaHouseofDance@yahoo.com to find out how to be a sponsor, for information or to RSVP; doors open at 6:30 p.m., 7 to 9 p.m., The Star Theatre, 318 Patrick Ave., downtown Stuart.
 
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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, April 23: 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, April 24: 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, April 27: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Memorial School. Tuesday, April 28: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School. Thursday, April 30 : 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School.