July 13, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
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; meal at 6 p.m., food distribution following the meal, around 7:30 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 13-15
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Submerged,” 6 to 8 p.m., Fairystone Baptist Church, 82 Fairystone Church Loop, Stuart.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: for preschool through seventh graders, Bible studies; call (336) 793-7991 for information; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., High Point Baptist Church, 2381 Big A School Rd., Stuart, pastor: Wayne Moore.

THURSDAY, JULY 14
PATRICK COUNTY SENIORS MEETING: entertainment by Vernon Harris; bring finger foods to share; for information on senior events and trips, call the Patrick County Recreation Department at 694-3917; 11 a.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.
LE LECHE LEAGUE OF PATRICK COUNTY MEETING: educational series for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, for information call (276) 692-4115; each Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Charles and Rose Hylton Library, Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.

FRIDAY, JULY 15
FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, other foods including coffee and tea, and crafts for sale; painting demonstration by Greg Arens; master gardeners with herbs; 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.
SOCCER REGISTRATION: for ages 3-18, call the Patrick County Recreation Dept. at 694-3917 by July 15 to register.

SATURDAY, JULY 16
HAMBURGER STEAK DINNER: includes French fries, slaw, roll, dessert and drink; $8 per plate, 4 to 7 p.m., Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department, Moorefield Store Rd.
MOUNTAIN TOP FIRE/RESCUE SUPPORT SUPPER: Hawaiian luau: grilled ham and pineapple, sweet potato, baked beans, roll, dessert and drink; $7 for adult plates, $4 for child’s plate; 4:30 to 7 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building.
FUN WITH PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING: make and fly a rocket, make a solar powered car, and compete in an egg drop challenge; free class for fourth to eighth graders; an adult must accompany the child; led by teacher Sarah Ginter and Angie Rakes; call (276) 632-5621 for information or to register; 10 a.m. to noon, American National University, 905 N. Memorial Blvd., Martinsville.
ELGIN REUNION: paper products provided; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., potluck lunch at noon, Sanville Ruritan Club, Bassett.
CITIZEN FIREARMS SAFETY CLASS: cost: $45 per person, bring 25 rounds of ammunition, can use own handgun (bring unloaded) or use a sheriff’s office gun (bring .22 long rifle, .38 special or 9mm ammunition); call 694-3161 to register before July 15; sponsored by the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office.
ROBERSON-ROBERTSON REUNION: bring a picnic supper, drinks and paper products provided; 5 p.m., Charity Community Center.
HEALING SERVICE: featuring Harry Vance, hear the miracles experience from this old time gospel man; music by The Appeal, 6 p.m., Faith, Hope and Love Church, Commerce St., Stuart.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Cave Quest,” bouncy house and water slide, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., cookout from 4 to 6 p.m., Mayo Mountain Church. For more info, call (276) 229-6066.
GREATER BASSETT CRUISE-IN: rain or shine, 21 door prizes awarded to cruisers, free popcorn, 50/50 drawing, food court at the train depot, 4 to 8 p.m., Bassett Furniture parking lot.
LADIES’ DAY: lunch, fellowship, music and prizes; speakers: Jackie Turner, author; Ann Robertson, missionary to Israel; and LeeAnn Seeley, Happy Bee Herbs and Tea; call (276) 957-3635 or (276) 694-3908 for information; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 139 Salem Church Rd., Patrick Springs.

MONDAY, JULY 18
MONDAY MARKET: rain or shine each Monday through September 5, fresh in-season local fruit and vegetables, eggs, jams, jellies, baked goods, herbal remedies, walnuts, gourds, honey and more; mostly cash only sales; live music, activities for children; food truck on site, 5 to 7 p.m., Fairy Stone State Park, Shelters #3 and #4.
FLOYD QUILT GUILD MEETING: business meeting, patriotic-themed show and tell; program on the “Midi Bag” pattern, 10 a.m., Jacksonville Center, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.
WILLIS GAP COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH MEETING: for information call the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office at 694-3161, 7 p.m., Willis Gap Community Center.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 18-22
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Barnyard Roundup,” games and crafts after Bible lesson; 6 to 8 p.m., supper served at 6 p.m., Patrick Springs Christian Church, 23716 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

TUESDAY, JULY 19
FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: 3 to 6 p.m., downtown Stuart.
PATRICK HENRY PATRIOTS MEETING: for information visit www.Facebook.com/patrickhenrypatriots323403935084 or email patrickhenrypatriots@hotmail.com, 6 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre in Spencer.
FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, other foods including coffee and tea, and crafts for sale; information from the Reynolds Homestead; 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.

TUESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 19-22
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: “Ocean Connection” theme; Bible lessons, crafts, snacks, songs, games and a comedy show every day; contact 694-5211 or hisgraceforyou.org for information; 5:45 to 8:30 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

FRIDAY, JULY 22
FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: variety of fruits and veggies for sale along with baked items, eggs, meats, coffee, tea and crafts; information from the Reynolds Homestead, 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.

SATURDAY, JULY 23
COMMUNITY FAMILY FUN DAY: for all ages, music, comedy show, games, bounce house, face painting, dunking booth, crafts, emergency vehicles, balloons, hot dogs, popcorn, Sno-cones and more; contact 694-5211 or hisgraceforyou.org for information; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Baptist Church, 14087 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.
BLUEGRASS GOSPEL SINGING: featuring Swift Creek, bring a covered dish for the meal to follow; call (276) 930-1530 for information; 6 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, 6260 Elamsville Rd., Stuart.
SPLISH-SPLASH FAMILY FUN NIGHT: free event sponsored by local churches, Landmark and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection; water slide, bouncy house, kiddy Slip ‘N Slide, water games, movie on the lawn: “Norm of the North;” free hot dogs, snow cones and popcorn; music; rain or shine, water activities from 6 to 8 p.m., movie from 8 to 10 p.m., 105 Landmark Drive, Stuart, between The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection.
FREE CLOTHES CLOSET: new donations have arrived, 4 to 6 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.

SUNDAY, JULY 24
McALEXANDER-HALL REUNION/PICNIC: bring food and drinks to share, plan to stay after the meal to socialize; playground for the kids; call Cleo McAlexander at (276) 629-2972, Dwight McAlexander at (336) 786-6440 or George McAlexander at (540) 483-0667 for information; location changed to the home church of Zera and Martha Elizabeth “Daisy” Hall McAlexander, has air conditioning and more parking; worship service at 11 a.m., come at 12:45 to 1 p.m. if not attending the service, lunch at 1:15 p.m., Bassett Church of the Brethren, 34 Brethren Dr., Bassett.

MONDAY, JULY 25
MONDAY MARKET: rain or shine each Monday through September 5, fresh in-season local fruit and vegetables, eggs, jams, jellies, baked goods, herbal remedies, walnuts, gourds, honey and more; mostly cash only sales; live music, activities for children; food truck on site, 5 to 7 p.m., Fairy Stone State Park, Shelters #3 and #4.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 25-29
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: be submerged in the water and learn about God, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Peters Creek Baptist Church, Rt. 8, at the state line, North Carolina.
REVIVAL: Speaker Brother Noah Frye, 7 p.m., True Gospel Baptist Church, Rt. 8 South beside Patrick County High School.

TUESDAY, JULY 26
BACK TO SCHOOL: students must register in order to receive free new socks and shoes, backpacks filled with school supplies, and if desired, a haircut; student must be present to register (please call about special needs children); call (276) 565-8234 or email back2school@gmail.com for information; sponsored by Mercy Church and community partners; registration from 6 to 8 p.m., Historic Star Theatre, 318 Patrick Ave., Stuart.
FARMERS’ MARKET OPEN: 3 to 6 p.m., downtown Stuart.

SUNDAY, JULY 31
BACK TO SCHOOL CELEBRATION: special guests: chalk art evangelist Dwight Haynes and his family who will present music and a Bible message illustrated on a large canvas along with black light effects; lunch, fun and games follow the service; 10 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, 436 Mountain View Church Rd., Patrick Springs; pastor: Tom Warren.
FIFTH SUNDAY SINGING: music by The Appeal with band members Page Cobbler, Larry Biddle, Mary McCormick, Gary Rakes, Eric McMillion and Danielle Koegler; 7 p.m., Peters Creek Baptist Church, Rt. 8 at the North Carolina state line.
BACK TO SCHOOL FUNFEST: theme: “Walk His Way,” special guest: chalk artist Dwight Haynes; lunch provided, game time, inflatables, bingo, piñata, back to school supplies and blessing, bring lawn chairs, begins at 10 a.m., Mtn. View Church of God of Prophecy, 436 Mountain View Church Rd., Patrick Springs.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3
BACK TO SCHOOL: meal and games, school supplies given to the kids; 6 p.m., Patrick Springs Christian Church, 23716 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
BACK TO SCHOOL: students must register in order to receive free new socks and shoes, backpacks filled with school supplies, and if desired, a haircut; student must be present to register (please call about special needs children); call (276) 565-8234 or email back2school@gmail.com for information; sponsored by Mercy Church and community partners; registration from 9 a.m. to noon, Historic Star Theatre, 318 Patrick Ave., Stuart.

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BOOKMOBILE
SCHEDULE
Wednesday, July 13: 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., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, July 14:11:15-12:30 a.m. Wildwood Acres, off St. Rd. 694, 1-2 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2 to 3:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 4-5 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.
Monday, July 25: 2-2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, July 26: 2-3:15 p.m., Woolwine—Rose Window at Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy.; 3:30-4:15 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:45-5 p.m., Robert’s Market, Rt. 57.

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MEADOWS OF DAN JAM
Bring musical instruments or join in to sing—or just bring a chair for music each Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at ToyTime in Meadows of Dan. Call Zeb Hicks at (276) 952-2670 for information.

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MEAL, MINISTRY
AND FOOD BANK
Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church has a meal, ministry and a food bank Wednesday nights at the church. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the meal begins at 6 p.m., and the food bank is open after the service (approximately at 7:30 p.m.). Van rides are available for to Wednesday evening and Sunday morning services. Call (276) 694-6357 for information.

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COMPANIONS
SUPPORT GROUP
Companions, a grief, loss and survivors of suicide support group, will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at Piedmont Community Services Group Room, 22280 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart. For information, call Patricia Crissman at (276) 694-4361.

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CHRISTIAN
MOTORCYCLISTS
ASSOCIATION MEETING
The Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Honduras Coffee Shop in Stuart. Call Terry at (276) 692-5740 for information.

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CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS
SUPPORT GROUP
Creative Expressions, a support group, meets every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Call or text Sandy Dawson at (276) 692-5504 for the location and information. The meeting is sponsored by Citizens Against Family Violence. The mission is: “Empowering survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as you heal from the trauma you’ve experienced.”

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SIT AND BE FIT
EXERCISE CLASS
Sit and Be Fit, an exercise class taught by Sharon Mason, meets each Friday from noon to 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Patrick County Library. Call the library at 694-3352 for information.

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TAI CHI
CLASSES
Tai Chi classes are held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Patrick County Branch Library, 116 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart. There is no fee to participate and the instructor is Sharon Mason. Call (276) 692-4733, or the library at (276) 694-3352, for information.

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GENEALOGICAL
RESEARCH
The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14, just south of Eden, N.C., will be closed for the summer and will reopen Sept. 6. Call (336) 577-0500 for information/appointment.

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MEADOWS OF DAN
ADDICTIONS RECOVERY
SUPPORT GROUP
The Meadows of Dan Addictions Recovery Support Group meets each Monday night at Mayberry Presbyterian Church, 1127 Mayberry Church Rd., at 7 p.m. Meetings include prayer, fellowship, sharing, networking, and the 12-Step Program to assist with a journey of healing and recovery. For information, contact facilitator Felecia Shelor at (540) 593-3062 or fshelor@swva.net.

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RIDE TO CHURCH
AVAILABLE
Buffalo Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church has a van ministry route and will pick up anyone who wants or needs a ride to the church. Call Pastor Kenneth Terry at 930-2673 with questions or to make arrangements.

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CHURCH SERVICES
Skyline Pentecostal Holiness Church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services each Sunday at 11 a.m. Call (336) 368-2775 for information.

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TEEN TIME
KING’S KIDS
Teen Time will be held on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Patrick Springs. The sessions will include Bible lesson, fun, and supper, King’s Kids will be held Sunday nights from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for students in grades kindergarten through seventh for games, lessons, and snacks.

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TAI-CHI CLASSES
Tai-Chi classes are taught at The Landmark Center in Stuart each Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Adults and young people are welcome to attend.

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MOPS GROUP MEETING
A Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group for mothers of children ages 0-5 will meet the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10 a.m. at Creasey’s Chapel United Methodist Church. The group will help mothers to connect with each other and offer support, assist in personal growth and give practical parenting tips. Childcare is provided. Call 634-8950 or visit Facebook page for information.

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FLOYD RELIGIOUS
SOCIETY OF FRIENDS
MEETING
Services are held each Sunday at 1199 Christiansburg Pike, Floyd, with worship sharing at 9:30 a.m., meeting for worship at 10 a.m., and Sunday school for children. The church welcomes each person of any age or ability, race or ethnic background, sexual orientation or gender.

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PATRICK HENRY
PATRIOTS MEETING
The Patrick Henry Patriots, Patrick County’s chapter of the Tea Party, meet at the Spencer-Penn Centre in Spencer. For information visit www.Facebook.com/patrickhenrypatriots323403935084 or email patrickhenrypatriots@hotmail.com.

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AMERICAN LEGION
POST 123 SCHEDULE
American Legion Post 123 and Legion Auxiliary meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Mount Airy, N.C. Sons of the American Legion Squadron 123 meet the second Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the park; American Legion Post 123 Riders meet the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the park. American Legion bingo is held every Thursday at the park. Early birds start at 6 p.m.; the main game begins at 7 p.m.

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ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT
GROUP MEETING
An Alzheimer’s support group will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at noon at the Landmark Center on Landmark Drive, Stuart. Refreshments will be provided. The program is sponsored by Southern Area Agency on Aging and Home Care and Hospice of Memorial Hospital. Caregivers may call Southern Area Agency on Aging at (276) 632-6442 or toll-free at (800) 468-4571 if they need to arrange care for a family member while attending the support group meeting. This service can be provided through the generosity of the Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC.

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MUSEUM HOURS
The Patrick County Historical Museum hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment (closed Thursday). Visit the web site at www.patcovahistory.org or email pcvahistory@gmail.com.

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SUPPORT GROUP
COUNSELING
Citizens Against Family Violence offers weekly support group counseling for victims, friends and family of sexual and domestic violence. Share with others from similar situations and be supportive of each other, offer solutions and learn ways to make changes. Meetings are held each month in Martinsville; call (276) 632-8701 for information. Patrick County residents should call (276) 692-5504 to get the location and meeting time, which is not disclosed for the safety and privacy of participants.

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FOOD BANK
The Patrick County Community Food Bank distributes food boxes on the third Wednesday of each month from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and again from 5 to 7 p.m. at its building at 108 Commerce Street, Stuart. Food boxes cannot be taken out by individuals for extended family members or friends. You must be present to obtain a food box, and bring identification with your current physical address. For more information or to volunteer contact the Food Pantry at 694-6300. Contributions may be mailed to Patrick County Community Food Bank, P.O. Box 1304, Stuart, Va. 24171.

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JAM SESSION
Jam sessions are held every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Willis Gap Community Center, The Hollow Rd., Ararat. There is no charge for admission, and food and drinks are available. The event is sanctioned by the Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail and all musicians are invited to bring their instruments.

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BOOK OF
REVELATIONS CLASS
A series of classes on the Book of Revelations will meet each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. Call 694-4757 for information.

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BIBLE STUDY
Two Bible study groups meet each Tuesday at Stuart United Methodist Church. The daylight group meets at 9:30 a.m. and the starlight group meets at 7 p.m. For information call 694-3322 or email stuartumc@embarqmail.com.

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YARN DONATIONS
NEEDED
Donations of yarn are needed to make prayer shawls for patients in hospitals and nursing homes by a volunteer group from Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care. For information, call ß Casagrande at 694-4416.

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FAMILY AEROBICS
Free family aerobics classes are held each Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre in Spencer.

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CHARLES AND
ROSE HYLTON
LIBRARY OPEN
The Spencer-Penn Centre invites the public to visit the Charles and Rose Hylton Library. There is no admission charge. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. To visit the library, turn off Hwy. 58 at the Spencer Post Office.

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PATRICK HENRY
PHOTOGRAPHY
CLUB
The Patrick Henry Photography Club meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Homestead. No dues or fees are required. The group is open to beginners, amateurs and those experienced in film and/or digital photography. For information call (276) 694-3328, extension 228 or (276) 694-6729 or visit www.angelfire.com/film2/homestead..

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WORD OF LIFE
BIBLE STUDY
Word of Life Bible Study will meet each Sunday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Dr. Hall’s barn at 4234 Abram Penn Hwy. in Critz. For information call (276) 694-4591. Turn on Abram Penn Hwy. from Hwy. 58 across from M & M’s Exxon, go about four miles to barn.

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SOCRATES CAFÉ
Socrates Café, a freewheeling philosophy discussion group for ordinary people, meets every second Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Patrick County Branch Library, 116 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart. Socrates Café is based on the book Socrates Café: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy by Christopher Phillips. Ask questions, express views or just listen as neighbors explore the burning issues of today. There are no membership requirements or fees. Call (276) 930-4743 for more information.

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NARCOTICS
ANONYMOUS,
MARTINSVILLE
Meetings of the New Vision Group of Narcotics Anonymous are held at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and at noon on Wednesday at various locations in Martinsville. Open topic meetings are held Sundays and Mondays and basic text study meetings are held Tuesdays at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, open topic meetings are held Wednesdays at Passages, 817 Starling Ave., candlelight open topic meetings are held Thursdays and Saturdays at First Presbyterian Church, and meetings with a speaker are held Fridays at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.

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COVERED BRIDGE
SOCIETY
The Covered Bridge Society of Virginia, Inc., which is dedicated to preserving and promoting Virginia’s historic timber covered bridges, is seeking new chapters and members in this area. Anyone interested in starting a chapter or who would like to join the society is asked to contact Leola B. Pierce, 4114 Forresthills Dr., Portsmouth, VA 23703; call (757) 484-4404; or email VaBridgeLady@aol.com.

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FRIENDLY VISITORS
NEEDED
Southern Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers to serve as “friendly visitors” in nursing homes and adult homes. Friendly visitors bring caring and encouragement to people who have few or no visitors. For information call Christine Stoneman at 1 (800) 468-4571.

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SMITH RIVER
TROUT UNLIMITED
MEETINGS
The Smith River Trout Unlimited Chapter #264 meets on the first Thursday of March, June, September and December at 7 p.m. at Raina’s Restaurant in uptown Martinsville.. For information, visit www.smithrivertu.com.

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NARCOTICS
ANONYMOUS
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held each Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Horizons Unlimited building, 24141 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Patrick Springs

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PRESCHOOL
STORY TIME
Patrick County Branch Library will hold storytime for children ages two to four. The half-hour sessions will meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. Call 694-3352 for information.

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BIG BROTHER
BIG SISTER
PROGRAM
Anyone interested in volunteering with the Big Brother Big Sister program should call (276) 632-6106.

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WILLIS GAP
COMMUNITY MEETING
The Willis Gap Community Center holds membership meeting on the first Monday night of the month at 7 p.m. at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat.

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STOP DRUG
ADDICTION
If drugs are affecting a family or a friend, log on to www.stopaddiction.com or call 1 (800) 468-6933. Narconon provides answers to drug addiction, provides free assessment, evaluation and referral services to internationally recognized alternative and traditional treatment facilities. When continuing relapse is occurring, call Narconon. Don’t give up. Drug addiction can be overcome.

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MY FRIEND’S
CLOSET HOURS
My Friend’s Closet, a ministry of Stuart Presbyterian Church, sells gently worn clothes at affordable prices. The store at 131 N. Main Street, Stuart, is open Mondays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. Call 694-4710 for information.

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EMS SPECIAL
TRAINING SESSIONS
EMS providers may receive category one or two continuing education credits by attending classes each third Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Smith River Rescue Squad Building.

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HONOR GUARD
NEEDS MEMBERS
The Patrick County Veterans’ Memorial Honor Guard is looking for new members. All honorably discharged veterans are welcome to join. The honor guard meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at American Legion Post 105 building. For information contact Richard Cox at (276) 930-3265 or (276) 340-1618.

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AMERICAN LEGION
MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Virginia Legionnaire advises that with the enactment of Public Law 105-110, the start date of Vietnam service has been moved to February 28, 1961, opening membership in the American Legion to any veteran of that conflict, regardless of where he or she served.

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PRAYER TIME
The altar and doors of the First Christian Disciple of Christ Church will be open each Monday at noon for anyone to come in to pray together. The church is located on Forest Lane in Stuart, pastor, Roger Hagwood; Sheila T. Thomas, coordinator.

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MOBILE
RECYCLING UNIT
A mobile recycling unit will be at the following locations from late Friday afternoon until early Monday morning: Blue Ridge Elementary School: first and third Saturday and Sunday of each month; Hardin Reynolds Elementary School: first and third Saturday and Sunday of each month; Mountain Top Park, Meadows of Dan: second and fourth Saturday and Sunday of each month; Woolwine Elementary School: second and fourth Saturday and Sunday of each month; and Willis Gap Community Center, Friday through Sunday on the third weekend. For more information, call the Patrick County Administrator’s Office at 694-6094.

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YOUTH NIGHT
Fairway Baptist Church will hold Youth Night each Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for ages 6-19. The church is located on Rt. 57 west of Bassett.

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AMERICAN LEGION
SEEKS MEMBERS
The American Legion Patrick Post 105 reminds all honorably discharged male and female veterans of the Armed Forces of the U.S. who served during periods of armed conflict that they may qualify to become local post member-Legionnaires. The group welcomes new members and applications are available at all American Legion posts.

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TO VETERANS
Both local V.F.W. Posts wish to remind all honorably discharged male and female veterans of Armed Forces of the United States that if they served outside the U.S. in armed conflicts and earned campaign medals that they are likely to qualify for. membership. Applications are available at all VFW Posts, or call 952-2362.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Patrick County Department of Social Services is seeking volunteers for transportation services. Reimbursement: 24¢ per mile. Call 694-3328 for more information.

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MILITARY HONORS FOR
FUNERAL OF VETERAN
Military honors are available for the funeral of all honorably discharged veterans of the. Armed Forces at the request of the family of the deceased, through the funeral director, or by direct contact with the local Post Commanders of The American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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DAN RIVER
ARTMARKET
The Dan River Art Market in Danbury is open Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. and Sun., 1 to 5 p.m. Membership open to artists and craftsmen from Stokes, Rockingham, Surry and Forsyth Counties in N.C., plus Patrick County. Interested members and volunteers should contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-2808 for more information.

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SENIOR CITIZEN
CALL-IN PROGRAM
The Patrick County Sheriff’s Department has implemented a Senior Citizen Call-In Program for elderly individuals living alone. Under the free program, senior citizens call the sheriff’s department each morning before 9 a.m. to report that they are not sick or injured. If the call is not received, the dispatcher will call the senior citizen and send someone to the home if necessary. If you are interested in enrolling, please call the sheriff’s office at 694-3161 and request that a form be mailed to

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BOOKMOBILE
WEEK OF AUGUST 31
Monday, Aug. 31: 2-2:55 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Wednesday, Sept. 2: 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., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., closed gas station across from Blue Ridge School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:30-5 p.m., Jo Ann Boles’, Cox Ridge Rd.

Monday, : 2-2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday: 2-3:15 p.m., Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy., Woolwine; 3:30-4:15 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:45-5 p.m., Roberts Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, : 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., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:30-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday: 10:30-11 a.m. Wildwood Acres, off St. Rd. 694, 11:15-noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:25-4:25 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:15 p.m., Midway area, Rt. 58.

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Monday, October 14: noon to 2:00 p.m., Meadows of Dan Elementary School; 2:05-2:45 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, October 1: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary School; 2:25-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:30 p.m., Midway area, Midway Bargain Center.
Wednesday, June 9: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m. to 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., M n M Grocery; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:25 p.m., across from Claudville Café; 4:30-5 p.m., Jo Ann Boles’, Cox Ridge Rd.
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Monday, 2 to 2:55 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, : 2-3:15 p.m., Woolwine—Rose Window at Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy.; 3:30-4:15 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:45-5 p.m., Robert’s Market, Rt. 57.
Wednesday, :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., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:45 p.m., gas station across from Blue Ridge School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, :11:15-12:30 a.m. Wildwood Acres, off St. Rd. 694, 1-2 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2 to 3:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 4-5 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School.
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Tuesday: 2:00-3:10 p.m., Intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:20-5 p.m., Robert’s Market, Hwy. 57.
Wednesday: 10:15-10:30 a.m., Wildwood Acres—off St. Rd. 694; 10:40-11:15 a.m., Big A Christian Church, Big A School Rd.; 11:30 a.m.-noon, Unity Mission Baptist Church; 12:20-1:30 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Elementary; 2-3 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church; 4:45-5:30 p.m., Midway area—Rt. 58.

Wednesday, 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., gas station across from Blue Ridge Elementary School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon, Walmart; 12:15 to 12:30 p.m., Wildwood Acres—off St. Rd. 694; 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., Unity Mission Baptist Church; 2:30-3:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 4 to 5 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.

Monday, September 20: 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Meadows of Dan School; 2:05 to 2:55 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-5 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.
Tuesday, September 21: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Woolwine Elementary School; 2:05-3:15 p.m., Rose Window, intersection of Rt. 8 and Rt. 40 (Charity Hwy.); 3:30-4:30 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church..
Wednesday, September 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., gas station across from Blue Ridge Elementary School; 3-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-5 p.m., Trinity Christian School.
Thursday, September 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; 4 to 5 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.

Monday, : 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stuart Elementary School.
Tuesday, : 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Patrick Springs Primary School.
Thursday, : 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Ridge Elementary School; 2:30 to 4 p.m., Trinity Christian School.

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