Community Calendar – March 22nd, 2017

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

WIRED RECOVERY: peer run recovery center that offers support for anyone dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues; provides certified peer recovery specialists, certified WRAP facilitator, one-on-one peer counseling and WRAP classes; for information call Jackie Scales at (276) 340-5221 or Jeff Roher at (276) 352-8902 or email wiredrecoverypc@gmail.com; meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, Stuart United Methodist Church, 108 E. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

 

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 24-25

STAR QUILTERS QUILT GUILD SHOW: theme: “Quilts: Pieces of Our Lives,” almost 200 quilts have been entered; Priscilla Godfrey, a nationally certified judge, will pick the winners; some antique quilts will be displayed, “challenge” quilts depict personal themes; featured artists: The Roanoke Modern Quilt Guild members; door prizes, Viewer’s Choice voting, vendors; for information see starquilters.org; admission: $7; children 12 and under admitted free; free parking, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.; the Bergland Center, Roanoke.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 25

MAKE A FAIRY HOUSE: taught by Patrick County Extension Agent Vickie Wasoski; all materials provided, after the class the group will go to the library to hear reading by Lynn Dudley, author of “The Fairy Tea Party;” must pre-register by March 17, call. (276) 957-5757; for ages eight and older; $15 for members, $20 for non-members, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.

VALLEY WIDE YOUTH RALLY: free event with games, contests, prizes, and refreshments; music by Christian rock band Beauty from Ruins and Christian rapper Matthew Tuck; performance by Pursuit Drama Team; groups of six or more are asked to RSVP to StraightStreetNRV@gmail.com; for information visit straightstreetnrv.org; for ages 12-17, 6 to 10 p.m., Dwelling Place, 3325 N. Franklin St., Christiansburg.

LIBERTARIAN PARTY CONVENTION: sponsored by the Libertarian Party of South Central Virginia, a 14-county area that includes Patrick, Henry, Franklin and Pittsylvania and the city of Martinsville; purpose; elect officers, make changes to the by-laws and brainstorm about party expansion; open to anyone interested in the Libertarian party, only members can vote; for more information visit Facebook.com/events/143526306507137; noon to 4 p.m., Hampton Inn, Gretna/Altavista.

OPEN MIC/TESTIMONY: music by the Fairview Church Praise and Worship group, 6:30 p.m., Faith, Hope and Love Church, 768 Commerce St., Stuart.

 

SUNDAY-TUESDAY, MARCH 26-28

REVIVAL SERVICES: theme: “A Closer Walk with Thee,” speakers: Sun. a.m., Rev. Jeff Harris of Harvest Worship Center; Sun. p.m., Rev. Wayne Moore, High Point Baptist Church; Mon., Rev. Rick Randall, New Hope Church of the Brethren; Tue., Rev. Kriss Foley, Fairystone Baptist Church; 11 a.m. Sun., 7 p.m. each night, Sycamore Baptist Church, off Rt. 8 north at Pilson Sawmill Rd.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 27

OPEN SHOP NIGHT: annual $10 fee, use available equipment including ARC and MIG welders, torches, planers, table saw, jointer, wood lathes and other metal and woodworking tools; for information contact Jonathan Wood at jonathan.wood@patrick.k12.va.us or (276) 694-6078, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday nights, Patrick County High School Agriculture Shop, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

WIRED RECOVERY: peer run recovery center that offers support for anyone dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues; provides certified peer recovery specialists, certified WRAP facilitator, one-on-one peer counseling and WRAP classes; for information call Jackie Scales at (276) 340-5221 or Jeff Roher at (276) 352-8902 or email wiredrecoverypc@gmail.com; meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, Stuart United Methodist Church, 108 E. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

CRITZ COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH: guest speaker: Deputy Ronnie Williams, animal control officer; and Officer Dale Owens of the Department of Games and Inland Fisheries; for information call the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office at 694-3161; 6 p.m., Critz Baptist Church fellowship hall.

WIRED RECOVERY: peer run recovery center that offers support for anyone dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues; provides certified peer recovery specialists, certified WRAP facilitator, one-on-one peer counseling and WRAP classes; for information call Jackie Scales at (276) 340-5221 or Jeff Roher at (276) 352-8902 or email wiredrecoverypc@gmail.com; meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, Stuart United Methodist Church, 108 E. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

BLOOD DRIVE: 1 to 6 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

BARBECUE DINNER: adult plate includes barbecue, pinto beans, potatoes, slaw, bread, dessert and drink for $8; child’s plate (for age 12 and under) includes barbecue, potatoes, dessert and drink for $4; barbecue by the pound also available; sponsored by the ladies’ auxiliary; barbecue by the pound also available, 4 to 7 p.m., Patrick Springs Fire Department.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

GOLF TOURNAMENT: sponsored by the Patrick County Cougar Club to benefit Patrick County High School athletics, Captain’s Choice format, green tees and mulligans available for purchase prior to starting the round; $600 per four-person team; email patrickcountycougarclub@gmail.com for information or to reserve team placement, visit www.primland.com for course information; great prizes; lunch included, registration opens at 11 a.m., lunch at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m., The Highland Course at Primland, Meadows of Dan.

BARBECUE OR CHICKEN PLATES: sponsored by the youth group; meals available for pick-up or dine in and include either barbecue or Italian chicken, cheesy potatoes, green beans, roll, drink and dessert; $7 per plate; proceeds benefit the Feed the Funnel and other charitable community endeavors; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stuart United Methodist Church.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

SABIKA AND LULA ROE BINGO: $30 and $25 packs, bonus game, raffle for a $350 Lowe’s hardware card; silent auction, concessions available; to preorder bingo packs call 251-1117; doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., Ararat Ruritan Building, Ararat.

SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, homemade desserts and drink; vegetarian sauce available (ask for it); adult plates: $7; child’s plate (under 12): $3; eat in or take out; 50/50 raffle; all proceeds go to help maintain the property; 4 to 7 p.m., Dobyns Community Center, 1195 Rye Cove Creek Rd., Stuart, one mile north of Dobyns Rd.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

SUPERHERO DAY: sponsored by Rotary, Hall Propane and Hutchens Petroleum; come dressed as your favorite superhero for games, crafts, contests, vendors, food, and a fun obstacle course; also see local heroes and touch-a-truck; admission: $5 per child, ages two and under admitted free; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

CONCERT: featuring Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer; part of the American Music Series; tickets available at the door, $8 for adults, ages 15 and under admitted free; to reserve tickets call (276) 694-7181; refreshments will be served, dancing is encouraged; 2:30 p.m., Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Dr., Critz.

 

SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9-12

REVIVAL: with Bro. Scott Bishop, pastor of Swan Creek Baptist Church in Jonesville, N.C.; if a ride is needed call (276) 930-4276; for additional information call (276) 694-6941; Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mon.-Wed. at 7 p.m., Christian Faith Baptist Church, Union Bridge Rd., Ferrum.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

SUPPORT GROUP FOR RELEASED INMATES: potluck supper followed by a time of sharing information; released inmates, their families an others needing help are encouraged to attend and learn of community services available to assist them; 6 p.m., community room, Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 16

EASTER CELEBRATION: sunrise service at 7:30 a.m., followed by breakfast; Easter egg hunt for the children; morning worship service at 10 a.m., Mountain View Church of God of Prophecy, 436 Mountain View Church Rd., Patrick Springs; pastor: Tom Warren.

 

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BOOKMOBILE

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, March 22: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee’s Greenery, Doe Run Church Rd.; 12:45-1:30 p.m., Willis Gap Community Building; 1:45-2:15 p.m., Jeb Stuart Grocery; 2:30-2:45 p.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:20 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:25-4:50 p.m., Trinity Christian School.

Thursday, March 23: 10:30 to 10:40 p.m., Wildwood Acres—off St. Rd. 694; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Memorial School; 2:30-3:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.

March 27-30: schools closed for spring break.

 

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COUNTRY BREAKFAST

Providence United Methodist Church will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of each month from 7 to 11 a.m. Donations benefit the church building fund. Eat in or take out.

 

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R U READY 2

GO 2 COLLEGE?

The EOC program assists high school seniors and adults with every step. See Ms. Alderson at the Patrick Henry Community College Stuart site or call (276) 694-8778 for an appointment for free services.

 

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YOUTH PROGRAM RESTRUCTURED

New opportunities are available for spiritual education and activities for fun and community involvement for children ages 2-18. Nursery is available for ages 0-1 during Sunday school and worship service; Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Sunday night service with Bible study, crafts, and community service projects for ages 6-16 at 6:30 p.m. at Patrick Springs Christian Church. Visit www.patsprings.org or www.facebook.com/patrickspringschristian/ for information.