Saturday, Feb. 19 & Feb. 26
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an Introduction to Photography course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Walker 135. Pre-registration is required by calling 276-656-5461, or by going to ph.augusoft.net.
Mondays, Feb. 21 & Feb. 28
Patrick & Henry Community College will hold a Drip Paintings class at the P&HCC Dalton IDEA Center. The class will cost $25. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling 276-656-5461.
Wednesday, Feb. 23
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Lunch & Learn from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chamber office. To register, go to www.patrickchamber.com.
Thursday, Feb. 24
Budget committees of the Patrick County School Board and the Patrick County Board of Supervisors will meet in the second floor of the Patrick County Administration Building at 4 p.m.
The Longwood Small Business Development Center will hold a business building workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. To register, go to https://clients.virginiasbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=91420004.
The Ararat Community Crime Watch meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Ararat Ruritan building. The guest speaker will be Deputy Dustin Dillon and his K9 partner Crash.
Sunday, Feb. 27
LifeSpring, Resources for Hope & Healing, will present Kick-Start 2022, lifestyle seminar 2:30-4:30 p.m. The seminar will share powerful lifestyle tips with a spotlight on healthy menus and recipes. Featuring health and lifestyle educator, Barbara Watson Paille, author of the Amazing Health Cookbook, delicious plant-based entrees and desserts will be demonstrated, and taste samples served. Call Betty Dean at (276) 694-4775 to register. Seminar will be held at the LifeSpring building at 218 Patrick Avenue, Stuart.
Friday, March 4
The Woolwine United Methodist Church food pantry and the Ross Harbour United Methodist Church children’s clothing ministry will be at the Woolwine Fire Department fom 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 5
The Ararat Ruritan Club will host a Double Elimination Rook Tournament. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6. Cost is $20/team ($10/person) cash prizes will be dependent on the number of teams. Concessions will be available.
The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) will hold its 20th annual business meeting via Zoom from 9:30-10:30 a.m. To register, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrd-yprD0pGdVeijw9ia-7So43XYrV9Jbe.
Saturday, March 12
Rotary Field in Stuart will hold a Small Business Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with crafts, home décor, food and sweets, and more available for purchase.
The Francisco Fire Department will hold its annual chicken stew meal with each quart of chicken stew being $8 a quart. The department is only doing pre-orders, and stew will be ready for pick-up from 2-4 p.m. All orders must be submitted by midnight March 4. To order, see any fire department member or call (336) 351-2696 and leave a message with your name and telephone number and someone will call you back to verify your order. This year the department has partnered with Double Creek Fire Department to support kids in need and their families that attend Nancy Reynolds Elementary at Christmas. All proceeds will go to support that cause.
Saturday, March 12 – April 2
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Still Life Photography: Flowers course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pre-registration is required by calling 276-656-5461, or by going to ph.augusoft.net. The first two classes will take place at the Patrick County site. The last two courses will be held at Walker 135.
Wednesday, March 16
The Patrick County Community Food Bank will hold a distribution day in the morning in Ararat from 8:30-11 a.m. and in Meadows of Dan from 5-6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 18
The Woolwine United Methodist Church food pantry and the Ross Harbour United Methodist Church children’s clothing ministry will be at the Fairystone Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, April 23 & 30
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an Action Photography course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Patrick County site. Pre-registration is required by calling 276-656-5461, or by going to ph.augusoft.net.
The Coffee Break Café hosts live music on Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Bring an instrument, or just come and listen.
The Patrick County Library presents Story Time with Ms. Sam at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, with books, songs, finger plays, and more. For more information, call (276) 694-3352.
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a series of Learning Leadership Community virtual sessions every other Wednesday from Jan. 12 to June 22 from 4 to 5 p.m., 12 sessions $225, nine sessions cost $175, six sessions are $100, three sessions are $50 and individual session are $25. Pre-registration can be done by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling (276) 656-0260.
The Patrick County Library will hold the LEGO Club with Ms. Sam on Mondays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. This program is mainly intended for school age children. For more information, call the library at (276) 694-3352.
Surry Community College is offering a three-month NC Real Estate Provisional Broker Pre-Licensing course that will meet at the Pilot Center in Pilot Mountain. The class will start Monday, Feb. 21 and run through Thursday, May 26 with students meeting each Monday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. The class will cost $182 for tuition and an additional $50 for the book and printed course materials. For more information or to register, contact the Pilot Center at 336-386-3618.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile will be at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Monday, Feb. 28:
BB&T Bank of Meadows of Dan, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Meadows of Dan School, 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, March 1:
Woolwine School, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Woolwine – Appletree Development Center, 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Woolwine – Rose Window 40 Charity, 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Charity- Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2:
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, March 3:
Circle K on 58, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Salem United Methodist Church, 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
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