Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 12


The Patrick County Chamber will hold a grant-writing workshop at 12 p.m. The meeting is free on Zoom and registration is required. To register, visit, or call the office at 276-694-6012.


The Patrick Henry Community College Board will hold a special called meeting via zoom at 5 p.m. Information for joining the Zoom session will be posted on the PHCC website,

Thursday, May 13

Patrick Henry Community College will host an “Impact vs. Intent: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” class from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The class will be held LIVE ONLINE and costs $50.


The Patrick County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Monthly Board of Directors meeting will be held at 12:15 p.m. at the Patrick Springs Park. For more information or to inquire about the Virginia BMP Agricultural Cost-Share Program, contact the District office at 276-694-2911 or stop by the office at 104 Via Avenue, Stuart.

Saturday, May 15

Stuart Rotary’s annual Spring Demolition Derby will be held at Rotary. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. The band, Remedy, will play from 5 until 6:30 p.m., with the Power Wheel competition starting at 6:45. Drivers take the field between 7 and 7:30 p.m. to prove who is King of the Track. Tickets are adults $10 and children $5.


A car show will be held in the parking area behind the Stuart Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Tuesday, May 18

 The Patrick County Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference room of the Patrick County Veteran’s Memorial Building. 


The annual meeting of the Stuart Cemetery Association will be held at 5 p.m. in the Patrick Henry Community College Stuart Site in the Conference room.


Patrick Henry Community College will hold a “Problem Solving People- I Dare You to Attend” class from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the PHCC’s Manufacturing, Engineering, and Technology Center. The cost to attend to $75.


The Patrick County Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will meet at 4 p.m. at the Patrick County School Board Office in the conference room. Anyone who wishes to be placed on the agenda should contact Ann Fulcher, Director of Special Education and Support Services, at 276-694-3163 by noon on May 18.


Tuesday, May 25

Patrick Henry Community College will hold a “Communication Skills for Managers: What’s your point?” course from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the PHCC’s Manufacturing, Engineering, and Technology Center. The cost to attend to $75.


MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness is offering no contact applications assistance for Virginia’s free or low-cost Medicaid plans (Children’s Medicaid/FAMIS, Pregnancy Medicaid, and Adult Health Care for 19-64 years old) for those who meet income requirements. Those who are already enrolled in or are eligible for Medicare are not eligible for this program. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

Patrick Henry Community College will host an Introduction to Ardunio from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in May. The course costs $104 and pre-registration is required by calling 276-656-5461 or by going to

Bookmobile Schedule

The Patrick County Branch’s Library Bookmobile offers trunk-side service only until further notice at the locations, dates, and times listed below:

Monday, May 24:

BB&T Bank of Meadows of Dan, noon to 1 p.m.

Meadows of Dan Community Center, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, May 25:

Appletree Development Center, noon to 12:30 p.m.

Rose Window 40 Charity, 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Charity- Charity Primitive Baptist Church, 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Robert’s Market/57, 2:35 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12:

Ararat Fellowship Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Trinity Christian School, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, May 13:

Wildwood Acres (off Virginia 694), 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Circle K, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Hardin Reynolds Road (Ramey’s), 12:35 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Patrick Henry Volunteer Fire Station, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Salem United Methodist Church, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

For questions or comments, call Tammy at (276) 694-3352 Ext. 1 or Ext. 2, or via email at



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