Community Calendar


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June 12

• 2 to 7 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Wilkesboro Methodist Church, 309 W. Main St., Wilkesboro.

• 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Surry Community College will host a Reap What You Show class through its Planting with Purpose series. Participants will learn how to harvest and prepare tomatoes, peppers, onions and herbs from their salsa and spaghetti gardens and how to make the salsa and spaghetti sauces. Students should bring an apron. The course will be held at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot Mountain, beginning in the high tunnel greenhouse and ending in the on-site kitchen. Advanced registration and payment of $20 are required, with tuition assistance possible for those who qualify. Call 336-386-3618 to apply.

June 13

• 2:30 to 7 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Haymore Baptist Church, 319 Rockford St., Mount Airy.

June 15

• 10 a.m., Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation is hosting its sixth annual golf tournament benefiting March of Dimes, in honor of Ashton Puckett, at Cedarbrook Country Club, 225 Country Club Drive, State Road. There is a $10,000 hole-in-one prize. For more information, contact Anna Culler at Surry-Yadkin EMC, Dobson.

• 1:30 to 6 p.m., a blood drive will be held at the Elkin Rescue Squad, 946 N. Bridge St., Elkin.

• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., featuring Annabelle’s Curse. The event is free.

June 17

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Surry Community College will host a hand quilting workshop at The Elkin Center, 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin, in Room 105. Students will learn to layer fabrics, properly hoop a piece and make small even stitches in varying designs. Supplies are an additional cost to students, they are asked to request a supply list. Advanced registration and pyament of $40 are required. Call 336-386-3398 for more information.

• 11 a.m. until, Austin Fire Department, 7170 Austin-Traphill Road, will hold a BBQ chicken fundraiser with plates for $8 and half chickens for $4. Sponsored by the Austin Fire & Rescue. For more information, call 336-957-2182.

June 19

• 1:30 to 6 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Raven Knob Boy Scout Reservation, 266 Raven Knob Road, Mount Airy.

June 20

• 7 to 9 p.m., “Through the Looking Glass” will be performed by Kidshop Theater at First Baptist Church of Elkin, 110 Gwyn Ave. For more information, visit the Foothills Arts Council website.

June 23

• 6 p.m., the Elkin Roots Music Fest will be held at the Foothills Arts Council, Church Street, Elkin. Music by ShadowGrass, The Jeff Little Trio and Nashville Sensation. Donation suggested of $10.

June 24

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

• 4 to 9 p.m., the Downtown Elkin cruise-in will be held along Main Street in downtown, with music and more.

June 29

• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St. The event is free.

June 30

• 5:30 p.m., a Bingo fundraiser will be held to benefit The ARK at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville. Doors open at 5:30, games start at 6:30 p.m. Prizes include hotel stays, restaurant and various gift certificates. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more information, call 336-527-1637 or email director@thearkelkin.org.

July 1

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

• 5 to 7 p.m., “Through the Looking Glass” will be performed by Kidshop Theater at First Baptist Church of Elkin, 110 Gwyn Ave. For more information, visit the Foothills Arts Council website.

• 5 to 10 p.m., Elkin Jaycees will host the annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest celebration at Elkin Municipal Park. The celebration ends with fireworks.

July 7

• 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Food Truck Friday will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., with several food trucks throughout the day, as well as music by Owen Poteat, wine and beer from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

• 6 p.m., Foothills Arts Council, Church Street, Elkin, will host a gallery opening.

July 8

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Foothills Arts Council, Church Street, Elkin, will host Kidsfest, with music, arts and crafts, food and more for children.

July 13

• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., featuring Sinners & Saints. The event is free.

July 15

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

July 22

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

• 2 to 6 p.m., Paddle for a Cure will be hosted by Rocky Forest River Run, Rocky Forest Trail, off N.C. 268, Elkin, to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The day will include kayaking, tubing and canoeing, live music and food trucks, raffles and prizes. Register online at www.rockyforestriverrun.com.

• 4 to 9 p.m., the Downtown Elkin cruise-in will be held along Main Street in downtown, with music and more.

July 27

• 5 to 7:30 p.m., Live at Five music series will be held at the Elkin Farmers Market shelter, 226 N. Bridge St., featuring Terry Baucom. The event is free.

July 29

• 9 a.m. to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open for business in the town hall parking lot, 226 N. Bridge St.

Aug. 19

• 11 a.m. until, Austin Fire Department, 7170 Austin-Traphill Road, will hold a BBQ chicken fundraiser with plates for $8 and half chickens for $4. Sponsored by the Austin Fire & Rescue. For more information, call 336-957-2182.

Sept. 16

• 11 a.m. until, Austin Fire Department, 7170 Austin-Traphill Road, will hold a BBQ chicken fundraiser with plates for $8 and half chickens for $4. Sponsored by the Austin Fire & Rescue. For more information, call 336-957-2182.

Sept. 22-23

• The third annual Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival will be held on Main Street, Wilkesboro, including The Kruger Brothers as hosts. Line-up includes The Kruger Brothers, The Kontras Quartet, The Black Lillies, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, The Snyder Family Band, Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys and more. The event will include the second annual Chad Lovette Memorial Run and Ride on Sept. 23 on the trails at Cub Creek Park in downtown Wilkesboro, to benefit the American Cancer Society. Festival tickets are available at www.carolinainthefall.org with round one pricing being $45 for a two-day pass, and a VIP package that includes both days and evening jam sessions for $90. Single-day and round two pricing are not available until June 1.

Oct. 7

• 4 to 10 p.m., Traphill Volunteer Fire Department, 8899 Traphill Road, Traphill, will host the Mountain Memories Gospel Music Festival.

Oct. 21

• 11 a.m. until, Austin Fire Department, 7170 Austin-Traphill Road, will hold a BBQ chicken fundraiser with plates for $8 and half chickens for $4. Sponsored by the Austin Fire & Rescue. For more information, call 336-957-2182.

Ongoing

• 10 a.m., Sunday morning closed speaker discussion group for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Sunday downstairs at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy.

• 3 p.m., a community drum circle is held each Sunday at Central Park in King. No experience is necessary and extra drums are available for use. Weather updates and additional information can be found on Facebook at Pinnacle Drum Circle. For more information, email pinnacledrumcircle@yahoo.com or call 336-368-3866.

• 8 p.m., Granite City group closed discussion for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet the last Sunday of each month downstairs at Central United Methodist Church, North Main Street, Mount Airy.

• 10 a.m., line dance class is being held each Monday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville, with Shirley Bell as instructor.

• 11 a.m., quilting class is being held each Monday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 5 to 8 p.m., clogging classes are being held every Monday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville, with beginners from 5 to 6 p.m., intermediate from 6 to 7 p.m. and team practice from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $20 per month and it’s open to those 10 and older. Call teacher Janice Nixon at 336-835-4912 to sign up.

• 6 to 8 p.m., each Monday, DivorceCare is a support group that meets at 147 Carter Mill Road, Elkin. The new session starts Feb. 8. It is designed for those hurting from the pain of separation and/or divorce. For more information, call Gwen at 336-244-4682.

• 8 p.m., Tri-County group open meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Monday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 8 p.m., Mayberry group open meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Monday at the old train depot, 580 Granite St., Mount Airy.

• 10:30 a.m., exercise class is held each Tuesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• Noon, Tri-County group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Tuesday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., weaving class is held each Tuesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 5 p.m., the Yadkin Valley Senior Center will host Weight Watchers meetings each Tuesday.

• 6 p.m., a monthly Alzheimer’s support group will be held every second Tuesday at Chatham Nursing & Rehab Center, 700 Johnson Ridge Road, Elkin. If area schools are closed due to inclement weather the group will not meet. For more information, call 336-567-7600.

• 6:30 p.m., Alanon Family Group meeting is held each Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Elkin’s main church building next to the church office. This is an open meeting. For more information, call 336-468-0395.

• 6:30 p.m., beginner shag 1 is held each Tuesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 7 p.m., the Stone Mountain chapter of Trout Unlimited meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Foothills Arts Council in downtown Elkin. For more information, visit www.smtu.org or the group’s Facebook page.

• 7 p.m., Pilot Mountain group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, N.C. 268 and Marion Street, Pilot Mountain.

• 7:30 p.m., Serenity group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Tuesday at 209 W. Main St., Yadkinville, at the Presbyterian church.

• 7:45 p.m., beginner shag 2 is held each Tuesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 8 p.m., Tri-County group closed 12&12 Study for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Tuesday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 10 a.m., pickleball is held each Wednesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 10 a.m., bingo is held each Wednesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• Noon to 1 p.m., the first Wednesday of each month, a free informational webinar is held for those interested in learning about the Guardian ad Litem program. These volunteers are court-appointed and serve as the judge’s eyes and ears on children going through the foster care system. To register or for more information, call Tammy Baity at 336-651-4465.

• 12:30 p.m., prayer shawl group is held each Wednesday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 7 p.m., Mayberry Men’s Meeting closed discussion for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Wednesday at Rockford Street United Methodist Church, 520 Rockford St., Mount Airy.

• 8 p.m., Tri-County group closed big book study for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Wednesday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 8 p.m., Mayberry group closed big book study for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Wednesday at the old train depot, 580 Granite St., Mount Airy.

• 9 a.m., sewing is held each Thursday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 10 a.m., the Elkin Public Library, 111 N. Front St., hosts Book Babies each Thursday, featuring stories and songs for caregivers and their babies in a 20- to 25-minute program for those ages birth to 24 months.

• 10 a.m., bingo is held each Thursday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 10 a.m., Tribune news is held each Thursday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• Noon, Tri-County group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Thursday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 2 p.m., cards is held each Thursday at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, 121 Delos Martin Drive, Jonesville.

• 5:30 p.m., the Jonesville Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center.

• 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Women In Sobriety, a closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, is held each Thursday at First Baptist Church of Elkin, 110 Gwyn Ave., Elkin. For more information, call Maureen at 336-258-2520.

• 6:30 to 8 p.m., 4G Club – Girls Growing in God’s Grace, is held each Thursday at the Fairfield Inn’s Conference Room in Elkin. It is a meeting for girls 13 to 25 to come together and bond. Regular rap sessions are held about depression, fear, anger, jealously and other topics the girls want to discuss. They will learn about talents and how to help others by using what each is already gifted with. For more information, call Christy Martin at 336-514-9452 or Joyce Martin at 336-258-2338.

• 7:30 p.m., Serenity group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Thursday at 209 W. Main St., Yadkinville, at the Presbyterian church.

• 8 p.m., Mayberry group closed step meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Thursday at the old train depot, 580 Granite St., Mount Airy..

• 6 p.m., the Yadkin Valley Senior Center will host Art Party with Jan each first Friday of the month. The event is open to the public and cost of $35 includes all materials needed. Registration is required prior to the day of the art party by calling the center at 336-527-1087.

• 7 p.m., Girls Night Out group closed meeting (ladies only) for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Friday at First United Methodist Church, N.C. 268 and Marion Street, Pilot Mountain.

• 8 p.m., Tri-County group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Friday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• Noon, Tri-County group closed meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Saturday at 118 N. Elkin Drive, Elkin.

• 8 p.m., Hope Valley open meeting for Alcoholics Anonymous will meet each Saturday at Hope Valley, Prison Camp Road, Dobson.

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