Monday, March 13
The Patrick County Board of Supervisors will meet at 6 p.m. in the third-floor court room of the Patrick County Administration Building.
Tuesday, March 14
The Patrick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Patrick County School Board Office.
Wednesday, March 15
The Stuart Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the town office.
Wednesday, March 22
The Patrick County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will meet at 7 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room of the Patrick County Administration Building.
Saturday, March 11
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Fab Lab Family Day with 3D Doodler Pens from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is $15 at the Patrick County Fab Lab. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling (276) 656-5461.
Tuesday, March 14-Tuesday, April 4
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Fab Lab Introduction to 3D Printing class from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for $104 at the Patrick County Fab Lab. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling (276) 656-5461.
Wednesday, March 15
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, March 17
The Woolwine Methodist Church food truck will be at the Fairystone Fire Department from 3-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 18
Xperience Youth Rally, Patrick County High School Auditorium, 6 p.m., Corey Ball is the speaker. A drama will be presented by Redemption Point Church. The PCHS Praise & Worship Team will be featured.
Country breakfast, from 6:30-10 a.m. at the Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department. Adult plates are $10 each and child plates are $5 each. All to go plates are $10 each. To call in an order, call (276) 930-2113.
Monday, March 20
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) local board meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the Hooker Exhibit Hall, Frith Economic Development Center.
Tuesday, March 21
The Dobyns Community Crime Watch meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Dobyns Community Center, with Inv. Jason Kruse speaking on internet crimes against children.
Thursday, March 23
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Management Bootcamp course in Patrick County from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $90, or $350 including the other three sessions. Pre-registration is required by going to ph.augusoft.net, or calling (276) 656-0260.
Saturday, March 25
The Colonel Abram Penn and Patrick Henry Chapters Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a genealogy workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stuart Library.
Batts Blooming Blessings Farm will hold a fundraiser for the Homebound and homeschool prom. The event starts at 11 a.m. and includes a fish fry/bake sale and a free petting zoo. Plates are $8 each, and combos with dessert and drink are $10 each. A cake walk with a $5 entry fee will also be held. For more information, call Shavonda Redd Teague at (276) 229-5569.
Sunday, March 26
Mountain View Church, 3639 Mountain View Road, Meadows of Dan, will hold a free of charge community meal at 5 p.m.
Friday, April 7
The Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC, will hold a Gift Card Bingo event at the Stuart Rotary – Hooker Building. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Individual bingo cards are $20, and the bingo game card pack is $25. Concessions will be available for purchase.
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 hosts 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.
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.
The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, go to Facebook.com/AraratRuritanClub or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmial.com or Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
The Patrick County Quilters’ Sit-N-Sew is held on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quilted Colors. For more information, call 276-694-3020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Stuart Elementary School Running Club will hit the pavements along the sidewalks in town on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Ararat Ruritan Club will hold Rook games every Monday night from 6:30-8 p.m.
Beginning tai-Chi classes, especially for seniors, will be offered at the Hooker Building at Rotary Field in Stuart on Mondays and Thursdays. Monday hours are from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Thursday hours are from 3-4 p.m.
The Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club (BARC) and our Region Four Auxiliary Communication network (AUXCOMM) are meeting in person. Everyone interested in ham radio is invited to attend the BARC meeting, and all AUXCOMM volunteers and curious hams are encouraged to attend the AUXCOMM meeting. AUXCOMM meets at 6:30 p.m. and BARC meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church in Galax, VA. Mark your calendars! Both organizations serve SW Virginia and NW North Carolina. Visit www.briarpatcharc.com for the latest scoop, local on-air networks details and VE test sessions for station licensing.
The Meadows of Dan Baptist Church is hosting Henry Blackaby’s study “The Seven Realities of Experiencing God,” on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. through March 12.