**Use caution when in public spaces and remain a minimum of six feet away from others. Large gatherings are banned; facemasks are strongly recommended when in public settings.**
Thursday, June 25
Southside Planning District Commission: will meet at the SPDC office, 200 S. Mecklenburg Ave, at 11 a.m. The meeting will also be available by Zoom, and is open to the public .Zoom Link: Meeting ID: 339 011 5898. No password is required. Phone access is available by dialing 1-929-205-6099 and entering the meeting ID 339 011 5898 and then #. A time for public comments will be included in the meeting; and written public comments may be sent prior to 8 a.m. June 25 to .
Friday, June 26
Stuart Farmers Market: Open for on-site shopping 8 a.m. to noon. Vegetables, meats, goat cheese, baked items and more. Many of our vendors will continue to accept pre-orders. Check out our Facebook page for pre-ordering instructions. While opening to on-site shopping, organizers and vendors ask that no one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days, is permitted in the establishment or market. If you are sick, please stay home. Vendors will be spaced to adhere to social distancing requirements. One shopper per family. For more information, check out our Facebook page–Stuart Farmers’ Market.
Virginia Tech and Reynolds Homestead: will host a virtual youth art camp throughout July. “All about that texture,” July 13-16, for ages 7-12 will explore textures and painting techniques inspired by Picasso. “Steam, taking flight,” July 20-23, 4th to 8th graders. Experiment with projectiles, catapults, aircraft and more. “Girls,” July 27-30, for ages 10-14. Learn how to leverage strengths, empower, raise awareness and drive success. Register online for art camps at: .
Patrick County Public Animal Shelter: has limited hours and access. To schedule an adoption or surrender, call (276) 694-6259. The Patrick County Public Animal Shelter will post updates on their Facebook page where they can be contacted for missing animals and other services.