Thursday, February 27
Ararat Community Crime Watch: at 7 p.m. at the Ararat Ruritan Building. Join Deputy Robert Martin and Sheriff Dan Smith in hearing guest speaker Dale Owens speaking on the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. For more information call (276) 694-3161.
Trivia Night: 6:30 p.m. at Tin Pen Alley. Hosted by the PCYP. This month’s sponsor Mattie B’s.
Friday, February 28
Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church: Free community meal, 4 to 6 p.m. 6260 Elamsville Road.
Saturday, February 29
BBQ Fundraiser: at the Patrick Henry Vol. Fire Department, 4 to 7 p.m. Proceeds go to Shawn Dehne for medical expenses. Menu: pulled pork, mac and cheese, baked beans, slaw, rolls, and berry cobbler. 3125 County Line Road, Patrick Springs.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration: at the Reynolds Homestead 10 a.m. to noon. Storytelling, arts, crafts, games, photo booth fun, and Seuss inspired snacks. $5 admission, come dressed as your favorite Dr. Seuss character. 276-694-7181 ext. 27 to register.
Breakfast for Dinner: Benefit for Alfred Dunkley, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Francisco Community Bldg., 7100 Hwy 89 NC West, Westfield, NC.
Career Readiness Workshop Schedule:
March 3: The Do’s and Don’ts of Resume Writing. March 10: How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions. March 17: What are Soft Skills and Why are they Important. March 24: Identifying and Understanding Transferable Skills. March 31: “Hands on” Resume Workshop. 10 to 11 a.m. For more information call, (276) 656-5483.
Monday, March 2
Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC, – meeting at 7 p.m. at the Alzheimer’s Office, located beneath Hill’s Tax Service in Stuart.
Thursday, March 5
Wharton-Stuart Camp Sons of Confederate Vets: will hold their monthly meeting at 7p.m. on at the Reynolds Homestead.
Friday, March 6
Woolwine Elementary School – WES- Gymnasium- Bingo Fundraiser Doors open at 4 p.m. for meal, games begin at 6:30 p.m. Meal: 4 – 6 p.m. Dine in or carry out, meal includes: chicken sandwich, chips, your choice of drink & dessert for $5.00. Funds will go towards 6th & 7th grade class trip to Richmond. For more information call (276) 930-2811
Bluegrass and Gospel Music: by the Farmer Brothers and Friends at the HJDB Event Center, 10 a.m. to noon. Admission $2; concessions available. For more information call (276) 358-0489
Saturday, March 7
Dan River Basin Association: an annual celebration at 9:30 a.m. at Eden City Hall, 308 East Stadium Drive, Eden, N.C. Optional 2-mile afternoon hike after the meeting on Matrimony Creek Trail, 1335 Washington Street, Eden. If planning to hike, wear hiking boots or walking shoes, bring hiking stick(s), lunch and water. The public is invited free of charge. For more information call (540) 570-3511.
Sunday, March 8
Harvest Worship Center: Evangelist Corey Ball will be at Harvest Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., 21225 Jeb Stuart Hwy.
Sunday, March 15
One-Night Revival Meeting: High Point Baptist Church, 2381 Big A School Rd. Stuart. The service starts at 6 p.m. Shaun Draughn preaching and Philip Adams singing.
Thursday, March 19
Tourism Advisory Council Meeting: 6 p.m. in the 2nd-floor conference room of the admin building.
Spencer-Penn Centre Events Feb.:
21- Trivia Night: starts at 6:30 p.m. this month’s theme is ‘Friends.’ $10 per team, 5 people per team. March 8– Barn Quilt Class: starts at 1 p.m. Spots are reserved on a first paid bases. reserve you spot by calling 276-957-5757 or emailing Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.Story Time: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Story and crafts are geared towards preschoolers, but all ages are welcome. Computer Lab: open Monday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Charles & Rose Hylton Library: open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Martial Arts: Thursdays 6 to 7 p.m. All ages and fitness levels welcome. $40 for members per month. Chair Aerobics: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. Free. Aerobics: Thursday 6:30 p.m. Free. Yoga: Tuesday, Jan. 7 – Feb. 11. All experience levels welcome. $40 for six weeks.
PHCC- Into to Photography: certified professional photographer Rick Dawson shows the basics of digital photography in a fun, hands-on class. Learn different functions of your camera along with skills and techniques to take great photos. $60 per-person, pre-registration required by contacting ph.augusoft.net or (276) 656-5461. Saturday, Feb. 22 at PHCC 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Saturday, March 7 at PHCC Patrick County site 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PHCC-Fast Forward to a New Career: Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)- March 9 & 16; Electrical Groundsman Training- March 16; Certified Phlebotomy Technician- March 17; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)- April 6; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)- May 4 & 11; Registered Medication Aide Training- May 4 (Must register by March 23rd). Call to register at (2760 656-0260 or email ph.augusoft.net.
Supervisor Sit-Down, Blue Ridge: Clyde Deloach will be at the Meadows of Dan Community Building at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month. He will also be in Stuart at Honduras Coffee Shop on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., for questions and discussion.
LIVE MUSIC: featured at the Coffee Break every Tuesday from 8:30 – 11 a.m.
VISION – 12 STEPS TO A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY: Meet every Thursday night, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Harvest Worship Center’s Fellowship Hall, 21225 Jeb Stuart Highway, Stuart. For more information, call (276) 229-9392.
OPEN JAM: An open jam will be held every Friday from 7 – 10 p.m., music, food, family-friendly. Willis Gap Community Center, 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat.
MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS: Every first Thursday each month, from 5 – 5:30 p.m., free. Learn simple techniques to get started with an insight meditation practice. There will be a 10-minute meditation every meeting hosted by Garry Clifton. Patrick County Library.
COME TO THE TABLE, 12-STEP PROGRAM: A 12-step program centered in the Word of God and Jesus Christ, The Chain Breaker. Bring your hurts, hang-ups, and habits, and leave them. Meets every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Mayo Mountain Church, Claudville Highway, Stuart. Call (276) 229-7462 or (276) 694-7614 for information.
NEW LIFE BIKERS: New Life Bikers meet at Honduras Coffee Shop on the first Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m., and on the third Thursday at 7 p.m. All bikers are welcome. For more information, call (276) 692-5740.
COUNTRY BREAKFAST: Providence United Methodist Church will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of every month from 7:30 –10:30 a.m. Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, apples, juice, and coffee. Donations benefit United Methodist men’s mission work. Eat-in or take out.
BIG COUNTRY BREAKFAST: Willis Gap Community Center will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of each month from 7 to 10 a.m. homemade biscuits, apples, eggs, country ham, sausage, bacon, gravy, pancakes, and much more. Donations to Willis Gap Community Center.
PATRICK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Book Club meets on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., with Garry Clifton.
COFFEE FOR VETERANS: The first Tuesday of every month from 9 – 11 a.m. at The Landmark Center, 105 Landmark Drive, Stuart. Donuts and coffee will be served. All veterans may participate.
Carroll County Genealogy Club: Open every Wednesday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Anyone interested in genealogy is invited to stop in the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, Hillsville. During February, research is continuing on the Webb Family. Edward’s Family books are for sale for $20, also for sale copies of older newsletters.
BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE March 2-5
Monday: Meadows of Dan – School, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.; BB&T, 2 to 2:55 p.m. Community Building, 3 to 4:50 p.m. Tuesday: Woolwine– School, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apple Tree Center, 2 to 2:30 p.m. Rose Window, 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Charity Baptist Church, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Robert’s Market, 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday: Ararat — Fellowship Church, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 2:30 to 3 p.m. Lee’s Greenery, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Willis Gap Community Building, 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Jeb Stuart Grocery, 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Trinity Christian School, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday: STEP, 10 to 11 a.m. Hardin Reynolds School,11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrick Henry Fire Station, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Salem United Methodist Church, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. For more information, call (276) 694-3352.