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Surry County Farmers Market 111 South Street Mt. Airy will be every Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Ending, Sept. 24, 2013.


Elkin Farmers Market Elkin Town Hall Parking Lot, Corner of N. Bridge St. & W. Market St. every Saturday Morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Ending Sept. 28, 2013.


Pilot Mountain Farmers Market 206 E. Main St., Across from the “Living Room”, will be every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ending Sept 26, 2013.


• 7:00 p.m. Every first & third Tuesday Bojangles hosts live bluegrass music inside. For info call 367-7969.


Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville will be having “Pickle-ball”. All skill levels welcome. From “Never heard of it” to “Expert”. Equipment furnished. No Charge. For more information call 526-1087 or local information 336-401-6676. www.usapa.org.


Thursdays at 10:15 a.m., Starting Sept 5th. Fall session begins for “Book Babies” at the Elkin Public Library. This program will last 20-25 minutes and is for Babies age 0-24 months and their care givers. There will be stories and songs to enjoy.


Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., Boonville Community Public Library will have Preschool story time for ages 2-5 year olds. This will consist of stories, songs, and crafts. Call 367-7737.


• 5:30 p.m. Every Third Thursday of every month the Jonesville Historical Society meets at the History Center. For more information call 428-2160.


• 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. “Cruise In” Historic Downtown Elkin every 4th. Saturday.


To Report Suspected Dog Fighting Call the 24 hour tip line 1-877-847-4787.


To Report Suspected Puppy Mills Call 1-877-645-5847.


International Fellowship, Inc. invites you to host a high school aged exchange student for the semester or the academic year. Please go to the web site www.internationalfellowship.org. The students come with their own spending money and are covered by health/accident insurance. All that is required of a host family is to provide room, board, laundry facilities and some tender loving care. You can be Married, single, Have Kids, No Kids/even grandparents can apply. International Fellowship Inc. PO Box 130 Westfield, New York 14787. infelwes@gmail.com. 1-800-647-8839(24 hr. free phone #) 716-326-7277, Fax: 716-326-7279.


October 22


• 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Veterans Administration will be giving free flu shots for all veterans currently using VA health care and to those who come with a DD-214 and a valid photo ID. In the Multi-Purpose Room at the Elkin Public Library, 111 North Front St. Elkin. Call Salisbury VA Medical Center for more information 800-468-8262.


October 25


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: Halloween.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: Halloween.


• 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pilot Center of Surry Community College will be the site for the NC Cooperative Extension program “Unlocking the Mysteries of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans”. Free food, Fun, Fellowship and Gifts for everyone. Each participant will receive a “Key” for a chance to unlock the Treasure Chest of Prizes. Call to register, seats are limited. 401-8025.


October 26


• 9:00 a.m. YVEDDI 5K Walk/Run for “Meals-on-Wheels”. Start at Yadkinville Senior Center 207 East Hemlock Street, Yadkinville. All Proceeds go to benefit YVEDDI Meals-on-Wheels Program so no senior goes hungry. Donations can be mailed to Meal-on-Wheels 5K PO Box 261 East Bend, N.C. 27018. For more information call 336-978-5567 or if you would like to participate or sponsor this event.


• 1:00 p.m. “Nutrition in the Backcountry” Meet with a staff member to discuss what food to pack when you are planning a camping trip in the back country. This Program begins at the Backcountry Parking Lot and should last about 30 mins.


• 7:00 p.m. Horror Movie Series “Rosemary’s Baby” will be presented at the Willingham Theater. Admission is free. Come early and enjoy a horror movie trivia contest.


1968 Graduating Class of East Wilkes High School will have their 45th reunion at Cedarbrook Country Club in State Road. If you plan to attend, please contact Sandra Settle Reynolds at 336-984-7277 or JoAnn McBride at 336-354-5439 before October 12th.


Elkin Valley Trails Association Fall Trail Workday. Join EVTA for an easy workday on a beautiful trail section at Well’s Knob in Wilkes County. Be a part of building this horse/hike trail from Elkin to Stone Mountain State Park. Everyone welcome. For more information go to web site www.elkinvalleytrails.org or contact Herb MacDonald ant 336-467-1606 or herbmacdonald999@gmail.com.


October 27


• 2:00 p.m. “Track Trail Hike” Join a ranger for a hike on the newly dedicated TRACK trail. The TRACK trail is a portion of the Stone Mtn. Loop Trail that has been identified as a great trail for a family. This program should last for 1 hour and will start at Lower Lot Trailhead for the Stone Mtn. Loop Trail.


October 28


• 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital will have “Shoes N Stuff” shoe sale. Sponsored by – Volunteer Services. Rainbows, Aetrex, Birkenstock, Naot, Brooks OTZ Shoes, SAS, Orthaheel, Alegria, Fitflop, available.


October 31


• 7:00 p.m. Horror Movie Series “Halloween” will be presented at Willingham Theater. Admission is Free. Don’t miss the chance to compete in the costume contest for a chance to win free tickets to see the Kruger Brothers in November.


November 1


There will be no story hour at the Elkin Public Library.


• 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Human Services Bldg. off of HWY 601 in the old Lowes Hardware Bldg. in Mt. Airy will be the site for the NC Cooperative Extension program “Unlocking the Mysteries of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans”. Free food, Fun, Fellowship and Gifts for everyone. Each participant will receive a “Key” for a chance to unlock the Treasure Chest of Prizes. Call to register, seats are limited. 401-8025.


November 2


• 6:00 p.m. Tri County Ridge Runners of the National Wild Turkey Federation will present “Unsung Heroes Banquet” at the Clingman Community Center 3371 Clingman Rd. Ronda. $20 per person includes meal, first 40 vets admitted free for recognition. Contact Jeff Park at 366-9111 to be entered & commemorated and to pre-register.


• 3:00 p.m. Classic Film Series “North by Northwest” will be presented at Willingham Theater. Admission is Free.


November 8


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: “I” is for Ice.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: “I” is for Ice.


November 15


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: Jumping “J”.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: Jumping “J”.


November 17


• 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Bridges Academy, 2587 Pleasant Ridge Rd. State Road, will have Reunion & Homecoming to celebrate the history and community of Bridges Academy. Alumni, family, friends, neighbors and community are invited. Come see old friends, share stories, make new friends and tour the refurbished building. Light refreshments will be served. For more information Call 336-874-2721.


November 22


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: “Thanksgiving”.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: “Thanksgiving”.


November 29


There will be no story hour at the Elkin Public Library


December 6


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: “K” is for Kangaroo.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: “K” is for Kangaroo.


December 13


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: Lovely “L”.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: Lovely “L”.


December 20


• 10:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 2 & 3 year olds. Theme is: “Christmas”.


• 11:15 a.m. “Children’s Story Hour” at the Elkin Public Library for 4 & 5 year olds. Theme is: “Christmas”.


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