Saturday, April 2 – Saturday, April 30
The Patrick County Patriots will hold a Turkey Shoot every Saturday in April at the Smith River Wildlife Club. Practice rounds start at 1:30 p.m. with the event starting at 2 p.m. The rules are factory chokes only and no sleeves or rechokes. Food will be available for purchase by the Patrick County Patriots.
Wednesday, April 6
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly lunch and learn starting at 12 p.m. The event will focus on internship programs for the area. Register at www.patrickchamber.com to get the Zoom link.
Thursday, April 7
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an Effective Listening course from 9-11 a.m. in-person or virtual. The cost of the course is $49. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling (276)-656-0260.
Friday, April 8
The Woolwine United Church mobile food unit and the Ross Harbour Children’s Clothing Ministry will be at the Woolwine Fire Department from 3-5 p.m. with free food and clothing.
Saturday, April 9
The Ararat Ruritan Club will host a Community Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. There will be lots of candy-filled eggs with a few prize eggs mixed in.
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Fab Lab Family Day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 15
Stuart Baptist Church will be hosting Holy Week Services starting at 12 p.m. daily. There will be a different speaker for each service and the Patrick County High School Praise Team will be singing during Friday’s service. A light lunch will be served after each service.
Tuesday, April 12
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a leadership course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in-person or virtual. The cost of the course is $89 for an individual session. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling (276)-656-0260.
Wednesday, April 13
The Patrick County Community Food Bank will hold a food distribution day at the Stuart site from 8:30-11 a.m. and from 5-6:30 p.m. There will be a morning distribution in Ararat from 8:30-11 a.m., and an evening distribution in Meadows of Dan from 5-6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 15
The Woolwine United Methodist Church will hold a Stations of the Cross: A devotional self-guided walk with Jesus through nine stations anytime between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 16
Raven Rock Wesleyan Church invites everyone to an Egg Hunt and Hot Dog Lunch beginning at 10:30 a.m. Come out, bring your basket, and enjoy a fund morning with food and lots of activities. Contact Scott or Nann Phillips at (276)-773-6004 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Country Breakfast from 6:30-10 a.m. Dine-in prices are $8 for an adult plate and $4 for a child plate. All take out plates are $8 each. Call (276) 930-2113 to order.
Sunday, April 17
The Mountain View Church of God of Prophecy will host an Easter Celebration beginning at 10 a.m. featuring God Can during the 11 a.m. service. Pastor Tom Warren and the congregation invite everyone to attend this time of celebration of our Risen Lord.
Tuesday, April 19
The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will host a Job fair at the Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) Stuart site, from 2-6 p.m. Full and part-time positions available. More than 10 employers participating, with jobs ranging from hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, recreation and more. Employers who want to register may visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdywbhXcCFAibKysgu2fG7uE5gCNOXMKo61GxWj16meom4wRQ/viewform.
Wednesday, April 20
Special singing featuring The Cooper Sisters, 7 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Fieldale. All are invited.
Friday, April 22
The Woolwine United Church mobile food unit and the Ross Harbour Children’s Clothing Ministry will be at Howell’s Furniture from 3-5 p.m. with free food and clothing.
Saturday, April 23
The Patrick Henry National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a marker dedication ceremony for patriot William McAlexander at 2 p.m. in Griffith Valley in Woolwine.
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 holds Story Time with Ms. Sam at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, with books, songs, finger plays, and more. For more information, call the library at (276) 694-3352.
The Patrick County Library holds 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.
Stuart United Methodist Church will offer The Circle of Hands from 1:30-3:30 p.m. the first and third Sunday of every month. If it is a holiday weekend, the meeting will be cancelled. Men and women are invited to attend the new group, which offers an opportunity to fellowship, and bring a project to work on or lean a new craft.
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold an introduction to 3D scanning on Thursdays from April 7 to April 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The cost of the course is $104, which includes all supplies. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a course on using the Fab Lab laser cutter on Tuesdays from April 12 to May 3 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The cost of the course is $104, which includes all supplies. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net or calling 276-656-5461.
The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile will be at the locations, dates, and times listed below:
Monday, April 11:
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, April 12:
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, April 13:
Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Christian School, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 7:
Blue Ridge Elementary School, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Trinity Christina School, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
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