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July 1
Family Flick Friday will be held on Friday, July 1 at 4:00 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Enjoy a recently-released, family-
friendly free movie with free popcorn and drinks while supplies last. Call 703-2930 to find out what movie is showing.

July 2
Miss Mary’s Children’s Parade will be held in the Town Hall Courtyard on Saturday, July 2. Registration from 9-9:45 a.m. Story time, National Anthem and parade from 10-10:30 a.m. Bounce house, face painting and more from10:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.kernersvillekiwanis.org.

July 3
Patriotic Pops Concert, part of The Arts Council Summer Park Series, will be held at Triad Park on July 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. The event is free and family-friendly with refreshments available for purchase. There is no rain date, but there will be a back-up indoor site with limited seating. For more information, visit www.intothearts.org.

July 4
4th of July 5K will be held on Monday, July 4 before the parade. Race day registration at 6:30 a.m. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. Awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. For more information or to pre-register, visit www.kernersville4thofjuly5k.com.

July 4
Splash B4 the Blast will be held at the Kernersville Family YMCA Slide Pool & Waterpark on Monday, July 4 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Swimming, giveaways and free hot dogs while they last. Community rate for non YMCA members. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 336-996-3062.

July 4
Fourth of July Parade will be held in downtown Kernersville on Monday, July 4 at 9 a.m. The parade will begin at Kernersville Elementary School and end on Broad Street by Bank of NC. For more information, visit www.kernersvillerotary.org/paradeinfo.shtml.

July 4
Concert & Fireworks will take place at the Kernersville Raider field, located behind Kernersville Elementary School. Live music will begin at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks will light up the sky around 9 p.m. around Kernersville Elementary School. Bring a lawn chair and blanket and watch the fireworks from the Kernersville Raiders field, located behind the school.

July 4
Fortify Trio will perform at Kernersville Friends Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 4. There is no charge for the event. For more information, visit http://www.kernersvillefriends.org/upcoming-events/fortify-concert-7-4-2016.

July 5
Digitize Your Family Archives at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, July 5 from 4-6 p.m. The Walkertown Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

July 5
Pickin’ Grass at Library will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, July 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Pickin’ Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Musicians, bring your instruments. Pickers, singers and listeners welcome.

July 5
The Forsyth County Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, July 5 at Forsyth County Public Library-Reynolda Manor Branch, 2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem. Social at 6:30 p.m.; program at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

July 7
Farmers’ Market at Friedland Moravian Church will be held on Thursday, July 7 from 4 – 7 p.m. Booth prices are $40 for the entire month. There will be hot dogs, ice cream, fresh produce, fried apple pies and chicken pies for sale.
For more information or to reserve a booth, call the church at 336-788-2652.

July 8
Dancing Watercolor Art Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Friday, July 8 from 10 a.m. – noon. Local artist Darlene Guerry will show simple techniques that both seasoned and beginner artists can use. All art supplies are provided by the Friends of the Walkertown Library. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

July 9
KPD Special Olympics Poker Run will begin at the Kernersville Police Department on July 9 at 9 a.m. The ride will begin at 10 a.m. The first 50 riders will get a free t-shirt. The cost to participate is $20/ bike and $5 for each additional rider.

July 9
The Bug Zone – Beacon of Grace Pentecostal Church will be having a special one day VBS on Saturday, July 9. Classes and activities will begin at 9 a.m. for ages 6 and up. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. The church is located at 4700 New Walkertown Road in Walkertown.

July 9
Music in the Park, featuring Robert Tilley and the Hard Times Band, will be held at Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater on July 9 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Rain date is July 10 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. There is no charge for admission, but donations will be taken to pay the band. Food (hot dogs, hamburgers, Oak Ridge firemen’s BBQ) will be sold, as well as drinks and snacks, or bring a picnic.
Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge.

July 10 – 14
Deep Sea Discovery VBS will be held at Bunker Hill UMC from July 10 – 14, 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. and will include music and worship each night, followed by fun activities in the games, science, service and Bible story stations. To register, visit http://www.vacationbibleschool.com/bunkerhillumc.

July 10 – 14
VBS will be held at Crews United Methodist Church July 10 – 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., nightly.
The church is located at 4150 Reidsville Rd. For more information, call 336-723-0237.

July 10 – 14
Vacation Bible School will be held July 10-14 at Project:Re3, located at 1474 Kerner Rd. Grades K-5th, 5:30-8:30 p.m. nightly. Free dinner for all kids and volunteers 5:30-6 p.m. Sign-up at www.projectre3.org.

July 10 – 15
COWabunga Farm “Grow with our Faithful God” VBS will be held at Union Cross Baptist Church from July 10 – 15, from 6 – 8 p.m., nightly. For more information, visit http://www.unioncrossbaptist.org/.

July 11
Grown Up Coloring Club will meet at the Kernersville Library on Monday, July 11 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Room 7, located in the lower level. Drop in, relax and chat while coloring mandalas, zentangles, geometric designs, and more. Colored pencils and coloring pages are provided, or bring your own.

July 11
Read to a Dog at the Walkertown Library on July 11 from 6 – 7 p.m. Ages 3 – 11 are invited to practice reading aloud with a furry listener, a certified therapy dog trained to be gentle with children. Register for a turn by calling 336-703-2990.

July 11-15
WinShape Camp will be held at First Christian Church Ministries (FCCM) from July 11 – 15.
WinShape Camp is an experience for campers that have completed grades 1 – 9. Whether you like soccer, science, or anything in between, there is something for everyone at WinShape Camps for Communities. Combine sports, recreation, arts, Bible study and worship into one week. Check out the WinShape Facebook page, “WinShape Camps – Kernersville, NC.” The price for the camp is $155. FCCM is located at 1130 N. Main St.

July 11 – 15
Vacation Bible School at Kernersville Wesleyan Church will be held from July 11 – 15, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Doors will open at 9 a.m. each day and pick up will be from 11:30 a.m. – noon. For more information, call the church at 336-992-3000.

July 12
Ukraine Today with Raymond Woloszyn will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. Raymond Woloszyn spent two years in Ukraine working for an American company Tyco Electronics. He will talk about Western Ukraine, and also share his impressions and experiences while living there. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

July 12
Computer Class: Learn Microsoft Excel at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, July 12 from 2-3 p.m. In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is helpful. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

July 13
Eating for Education will be held at participating restaurants throughout Kernersville on Wednesday, July 13. A portion of the proceeds from the day will be donated to the Chamber of Commerce’s Eating for Education Grant program. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 336-993-4521.

July 13
Blood Drive will be held at the Kernersville YMCA, located at 1113 West Mountain St., on Wednesday, July 13 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

July 13
Lunch & Learn at Arbor Ridge Assisted Living, located at 1237 Masten Dr., on Wednesday, July 13 from 12-1:30 p.m. Topics: “What Happens When the Paychecks Stop?”, retirement income plans, and protecting what you’ve worked for. Lunch provided. To reserve a seat, call 336-993-0160.

July 14
Books for Belles will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 14 at 12 noon in the Paddison room. Open-discussion women’s book club. Come and discuss what everyone’s been reading or talk about your favorite books and authors. Special “Exercise Your Mind” theme on July 14. Share a book which has inspired you to practice a more healthy lifestyle – spiritually, physically, intellectually or emotionally. Healthy snacks will also be served.

July 14
Free Yoga Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, July 14 at 3:30 and 5 p.m.
Classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. First class starts at 3:30 p.m., and the second class at 5 p.m. on the same day. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

July 14
Farmers’ Market at Friedland Moravian Church will be held on Thursday, July 14 from 4 – 7 p.m. Booth prices are $40 for the entire month. There will be hot dogs, ice cream, fresh produce, fried apple pies and chicken pies for sale.
For more information or to reserve a booth, call the church at 336-788-2652.

July 15
Movies in the Park will be held at Harmon Park on Friday, July 15 beginning at dusk. The movie will be “Inside Out.” There will be games, food trucks, face painting, goodie bags (while supplies last) and more. For more information, call the Kernersville Parks & Recreation Department 336-996-3062.

July 15
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 15 at 4 p.m. A monthly gathering of writers of all experience levels to meet other writers, share your work, talk craft, talk publishing, do fun writing exercises, and get feedback from fellow authors.

July 15
Movie in the Park will be held at the amphitheater at Oak Ridge Town Park on July 15, starting at 6:30 p.m. The movie will begin at dark. The Summit Church Oak Ridge is sponsoring the showing of “Zootopia.” There will be live music and food vendors, as well as free concessions. There is no charge for admission.
Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge.

July 16
Sensory Storytime will be held on Saturday, July 16 at 10 a.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 7. Sensory Storytime welcomes children two years of age and older, especially focusing on those with special needs. Story-based therapeutic activities aim to engage children with sensory integration challenges or autism spectrum disorders.

July 16
Arts & Crafts Fair at Oak Ridge Town Park will be held on July 16 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The event and parking will be in the Redmon Field, located on Linville Road, across from Scoggins Road and the Oak Ridge Fire Department. There is no charge for admission.
Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge.

July 17
Vacation Bible School will be held at Main Street Baptist Church from July 17 – 22. The church is located at 126 N. Main St. For more information, call 336-993-4534.

July 18 – 22
Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace VBS will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church July 18 – 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The church is located at 616 S. Cherry St.

July 19
Food and Nutrition Class will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 19 at 6 p.m. in Room 4, located in the lower level. The class will be held every Tuesday night for six weeks at 6 p.m. A representative from the NC Cooperative Extension will teach how to select and buy healthy food, manage the family food budget, and gain new skills in food preparation, food storage and food safety. To register for this six week class, call 336-703-2930. Se habla Espanol.

July 19
Free Art class: Pencil Portrait from Photos will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, July 19 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon.
Local artist Cheryl Powell will provide instructions on how to create a pencil portrait from a photo. Bring a photo of a person or a pet to draw. Pick a large photo that has good contrast between dark and light. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

July 19-August 9
Project Re:3 Preschool Creative Movement Dance Class will be held Tuesdays July 19, 26, August 2 & 9 from 5:45-6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Open to ages 2-5. $20/child for the four week session. All money goes to Project Re:3 to help with future mission trips. The four week session will focus on teamwork, beginner ballet technique, gross motor skills, coordination, and fun! Themed lesson plans will include: hula-hoops, stuffed animal friends, bean bags, and more. To sign-up, contact Lauren Reel at dancejust4kicks@yahoo.com or 336-409-0705. The church is located at 1474 Kerner Rd.

July 21
Free Piano Concert: Joy Britt Reavis and Scott Gibbs will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m.
Enjoy a special hour of original piano music and landscape photography by local artists Joy Reavis and Scott Gibbs. Joy is a classically trained pianist/composer who will perform original works while you view Scott’s beautiful images from his summer travels. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

July 21
Farmers’ Market at Friedland Moravian Church will be held on Thursday, July 21 from 4 – 7 p.m. Booth prices are $40 for the entire month. There will be hot dogs, ice cream, fresh produce, fried apple pies and chicken pies for sale.
For more information or to reserve a booth, call the church at 336-788-2652.

July 21
WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club will meet at the Walkertown Library on we Eat donuts and discuss The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990.

July 22
Summer Beach Party Dance for People with Special Needs will be held at First Christian Church Ministries (FCCM) on Friday, July 22 from 7 – 10 p.m.
The event will include dancing, karaoke, and snacks and is open to people of all ages with special needs, and participants attending with a parent or caregiver. No registration required. For more information contact Tim Bussey at 336-996-7388 or timb@fccministries.com. FCCM is located at 1130 N. Main St.

July 22
North Carolina Zoo: Animal Olympics will be held on Friday, July 22 at 4 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Visit the library to engage in fun activities, meet live animals, and touch unique biofacts as we demonstrate different animal skills and talents.

July 23
Walkertown Area Historical Society (WAHS) Silent Auction/Potluck Supper will be held on Saturday, July 23, from 3 – 6 p.m. The event will take place at the WAHS house and museum, located at 3058 Church Street in Walkertown. There will be lots of bargains for the shoppers and good food. This is the principal WAHS fundraiser for the year.

July 23
Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day
Historic Körner’s Folly is hosting the first annual Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to play historic games and learn about Victorian traditions, while participating in hands-on activities and crafts. Actors and actresses from Kernersville Little Theatre will be stationed through the house and grounds dressed in period costumes.
In addition to the games and crafts, there will debut a brand new puppet show Aesop’s Fabulous Fables, which is on loan from Old Salem Museums and Gardens. There will be two showings offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Seating for the puppet shows is limited and advanced reservations are recommended. Self-guided tours and scavenger hunts will also round out the day’s activities.
Regular tour admission applies to the event: $10/adults and $6/children.
Körner’s Folly is open year-round for self-guided tours Wednesdays-Saturdays (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) and Sundays (1 – 4 p.m.).

July 25
Grown Up Coloring Club will meet at the Kernersville Library on Monday, July 25 from 1 –3 p.m. in Room 7, located in the lower level. Drop in, relax and chat while coloring mandalas, zentangles, geometric designs, and more. Colored pencils and coloring pages are provided, or bring your own.

July 25 – 29
Cave Quest VBS will be held at Glenn View Baptist Church July 25-29 from 6-8:30 p.m. for kids from rising kindergarten – rising sixth grade. The church is located at 4275 Glenn High Road. For more information, call 336-788-2569. To register online, visit www.glennview.org.

July 25-29
Project Re:3 Summer Dance Camp will be held July 25-29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. daily in the fellowship hall. Explore Bible stories, make crafts, and dance.
Children ages 3-12 are welcome to attend. Bring a snack and water each day.
$75/child. All money goes to Project Re:3 to help with future mission trips.
On Friday, July 29, there will be a talent show for the parents from 11:40 a.m.-12 p.m.
To sign-up, contact Lauren Reel at dancejust4kicks@yahoo.com or 336-409-0705. The church is located at 1474 Kerner Rd.

July 26
Minute-to-Win-It Olympic Finale, for teens, ages 12 – 18, will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, July 26 at 4 p.m. in Room 4. Compete in easy and fast-paced minute-long competitions. Every time you win, you’ll get a medal and a prize.

July 26
Computer Class: Job Readiness will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Tuesday, July 26 from 2 – 3 p.m.
The purpose of this class is to get you equipped for a job. This class will help you enhance your job searching; interviewing skills and help you prepare a resume. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

July 27
Books for Dudes will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 27 at 12 noon. Laid-back book club for guys of all ages. Come and share about what you have been reading and enjoy food, fellowship, and suggestions for future reading from others.

July 27
Cleaning with Essential Oils will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, July 27 at 11 a.m.
Learn healthy and environmentally friendly ways to clean your homes or workspace using essential oils. Taught by essential oil enthusiast Corneille Cecil. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

July 28
Music at Twilight will be held in the Town Hall Courtyard on Thursday, July 28 from 6-8 p.m. Sports Night with alternative rock “Exit 180 Band.” For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 336-993-4521.

July 28
Free Yoga Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30 and 5 p.m.
Classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. First class starts at 3:30 p.m., and the second class at 5 p.m. on the same day. Bring your exercise
mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

July 28
Farmers’ Market at Friedland Moravian Church will be held on Thursday, July 28 from 4 – 7 p.m. Booth prices are $40 for the entire month. There will be hot dogs, ice cream, fresh produce, fried apple pies and chicken pies for sale.
For more information or to reserve a booth, call the church at 336-788-2652.

July 29
Library Olympics will be held on Friday, July 29 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Let the games begin. Wear your favorite team’s jersey or dress in your favorite sports gear. There will be games, snacks, crafts, giveaways, and more. For ages 11 and under.

July 30
Lunch & Learn at Kerner Ridge Assisted Living, located at 250 Hopkins Rd., on Thursday, June 30 from 12-1:30 p.m. Topics: insurance in retirement, pros and cons of life and long-term care insurance, simplifying your estate, ideas to make estate transfer easier for children. To reserve a seat, call 336-996-1881.

August 6
Free Music Concert: Tal Crews and Amie Harris will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, August 6 at 3 p.m.
Brother and sister duo Tal Crews and Amie Harris will present a free singing performance of pure harmonies, soulful dynamics, and easy listening music. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

August 11
Music at Twilight will be held in the Town Hall Courtyard on Thursday, August 11 from 6-8 p.m. Back to School classic rock with “The Radicals.” For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 336-993-4521.

August 14
Glory Street Quartet will perform at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Road, on August 14 at 10:55 p.m.
For more information about Glory Street Quartet, visit www.glorystreet.com.

August 25
New Parent Orientation for Kernersville Moravian Church Preschool is scheduled for August 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. School begins on August 31, with a staggering schedule.

August 26 & 27
Reynolda Church VBS Like Stars in the Sky: Finding Your Place in God’s Story will be held at the Kernersville YMCA on August 26 & 27 from 6 – 8 p.m., with dinner at 5 p.m. To register, visit http://www.reynoldachurch.org/vbs.

August 27
Shmedfest 2016 to benefit Crisis Control Ministry will be held on Saturday, August 27 from 4-11 p.m. at Triad Park. There will be live bands, food and games. Family friendly.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/shmedfest.

September 1
Glory Street Quartet will perform for Kernersville Wesleyan Church senior group on September 1 at noon. The church is located on North Main Street. For more information about Glory Street Quartet, visit www.glorystreet.com.

September 16
Movies in the Park will be held at Harmon Park on Friday, September 16 beginning at dusk. The movie will be “Hotel Transylvania 1.” There will be games, food trucks, face painting, goodie bags (while supplies last) and more. For more information, call the Kernersville Parks & Recreation Department 336-996-3062.

September 23 – 24
Children’s Consignment Sale will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church Preschool on Friday, September 23 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.
The preschool will be accepting items on Wednesday, September 21 from 9:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 6 – 9 p.m. and Thursday, September 22 from 9:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Additional information about the sale can be found at www.mainstreetumcpreschool.org/consignment.htm.