Thursday, April 13
The Patrick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the School Administration Building.
Monday, April 17
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, April 18
Patrick County Department of Social Services will hold its bimonthly Board meeting at 6 p.m. in the 2nd floor conference room in the County Administration Building. Please enter the building through the Social Services entrance on the bottom floor.
Wednesday, April 19
The Stuart Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the town office.
Wednesday, April 12
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.
Saturday, April 15
Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department will hold a country breakfast from 6:30-10 a.m. Dine-in adult plates are $10 each and child plates are $5 each. All take out plates are $10 each. To place an order, call (276) 930-2113.
The Country Boys, a local gospel bluegrass band from Patrick and Surry County, will perform at Life Tabernacle (located at 711 Iron Belt Lane, Stuart). There will be a community cookout at 4 p.m., with music to follow. Pastor Carlton Fitzgerald invites everyone to attend.
Sunday, April 16
New Beginnings Baptist Church will host The Lala Tour (Laugh Again, Love Again) with Barry McGee starting at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, April 18 & 28
Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) will hold a Photography Workshop on Still Life Photography: Flowers from 6-8 p.m. The cost of the course is $49. Pre-registration is required by going to augusoft.net, or calling (276) 656-5461.
Wednesday April 19
A public reception and awards presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. for the 6th annual Student Art Show at the Reynolds Homestead. Bull Mountain Arts and Virginia Tech’s Reynolds Homestead are partnering to host the show through May 14.
Thursday, April 20
The Carroll County Genealogy Club will meet at 5 p.m. on the left side of the Historic Courthouse on Main Street in Hillsville.
The Patrick County Republican Committee’s regular business meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Motorsports Hall of Fame Auditorium attached to the Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC).
Friday, April 21
The Woolwine United Methodist Food Truck will be at the Fairy Stone Rescue Squad building from 3-5 p.m.
The Dobyns Community Center will hold a spaghetti supper from 4-7 p.m.
Wildcat Glow 5K Run/Walk, 6:30 p.m. Preregister online at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Stuart/WildcatGlowRunWalk5K
Saturday, April 22
The Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC, will hold Patrick County’s Got Talent at the Patrick County High School (PCHS) Auditorium at 7 p.m. The competition is open to all ages, with prizes awarded by age groups. For more information or to get a registration form, call Sally Smith at (276) 229-1724.
Shred & Meds Event, 9 a.m. to noon at Rotary Field. Drop off event for your old paper documents for secure shredding. Limited to 10 boxes per vehicle. Bring your unused prescription medications for disposal.
Tire Take Back, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Transfer Station. Fee waived to dispose of up to 12 tires per vehicle. No trash disposal is available during the event.
Thursday, April 27
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, April 29
Ag Demo Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rotary Field, featuring equipment and safety demonstrations, a Tractor Skills Competition, Barnival, animal exhibits and vendors. This event is free and open to all ages.
Patrick County Master Gardeners’ Spring Plant Sale will be held in the Memorial Building from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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.
Briarpatch Amateur Radio Club (BARC) and the Region Four Auxiliary Communication network (AUXCOMM) meetings are at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively, on the 4th Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church in Galax. Visit www.briarpatcharc.com for more information.