Vacation Bible School “Son West” will be held at Kernersville Church of Christ, located at 1016 Salisbury St., from 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24-Wednesday, July 27. All ages 0-99, adult and children’s classes.
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.
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.
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.
Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:15 p.m. in the parlor at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 S. Main St. Guest speaker will be Jessica Thomas, a chronic illness counselor.
In addition to her professional experience, Jessica has personal experience with living with a chronic illness. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis over 7 years ago while in graduate school. She has since dedicated her professional world to helping others live well with this disease.
July 26-August 9
Project Re:3 Preschool Creative Movement Dance Class will be held Tuesdays July 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-409-0705. The church is located at 1474 Kerner Rd.
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.
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.
Get Active with Ronald McDonald at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Come have fun with Ronald McDonald. Activate your mind with his magic tricks, stories, juggling, and humor. Bring your camera for a special memory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Balloon Lady, Donna Pruett, will be at the Walkertown Library on
Friday, July 29 at 2 p.m.
Experience balloon creations come to life. Using music, humor, and her trademark enthusiasm, this sculptor and her balloons remind us to read, read. Groups, call ahead 336-703-2990. Come early for a seat as attendance has fire safety limits.
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.
Chalk, Prizes, & Movie Day will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. with the movie starting at 2:15 p.m.
Make your colorful marks on the library sidewalk at 1 pm, then come in for Summer Reading prize drawings for teens, tweens, and children who have read or listened to books during June and July. To find out what is playing or if coming as a group, call 336-703-2990.
Benefit for Jeffrey Allen Branch, 17, on Sunday, July 31 at My Fitness One, located at 1209 Shields Rd., from 1-5 p.m.
On June 14, Branch was in a serious car accident. He is at home now, but will require a lot of rehab. There will be vendor booths, live auction, food trucks, dunk tank, bounce house, 5K and one mile fun run/walk at Ivey Redmon Park at 2 p.m., and more. For more information, visit www.superjeff.info.
Watercolor for Beginners will be offered beginning August 3 for 7 weeks on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC), located in the lower level of the Kernersville Library. Orientation will be held on August 3 followed by 6 weeks of classes. Cost is $35 plus supplies. Supply list is available at the SEC. Beginners will work on same composition for first piece. After completion, beginners select subject material of choice. To register, call 336-992-3180. Those who already know how to paint and water color, you may join the Four Seasons Watercolor Club, which meets at the SEC every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m.
Hospice volunteer meeting will be held on Thursday, August 4 at the Kernersville Library from 5-6 p.m. The meeting will include an introduction to the company and volunteer opportunities.
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.
Bariatric Surgical Seminar with Drs. James Dasher and Thomas Walsh will be held in the Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center cafeteria on Monday, August 8. Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight as well as surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.
Eating for Education will be held at participating restaurants throughout Kernersville on Wednesday, August 10. 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.
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.
First Christian Church Ministries will be hosting Dove-Award winning artists, The Collingsworth Family, for a free concert on Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken. For more information, contact Drew Grounds at email@example.com or 336-996-7388.
The church is located at 1130 N. Main St.
Downtown Sidewalk Sale & Classic Car Cruise-In will be held on Saturday, August 13. Sidewalk Sale will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit downtown merchants and shop their sales. The Kernersville Museum, located at 127 West Mountain St., will also be open. Classic Car Cruise-In will be held from 4-7 p.m. in downtown Kernersville.
Triad Church of Christ invites youth, toddlers through fifth grade, to a one-day Vacation Bible School on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be crafts, games, music and children will learn about God’s love.
The VBS will be held at Kid’s Clubhouse, located at 745 Cinema Ct.
Heartstrings Circle of Hope will be held on Saturday, August 13 at Triad Park. Circle of Hope is designed to connect families who have experienced the loss of a child (over 1 year of age) and to celebrate their child each year in a safe, comfortable place. The event is free. For more information, visit www.HeartstringsSupport.org.
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.
Golf Tournament sponsored by the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce will be held on Friday, August 19 at Pine Knolls Golf Club. Practice putting green at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast at 7 a.m. Shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, call 336-993-4521.
Honeybee Festival will be held on Saturday, August 20 at Fourth of July Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The free festival will include music, crafts, food and children’s activities. For more information, visit www.kvhoneybee.com.
Bariatric Surgical Seminar with Drs. James Dasher and Thomas Walsh will be held in the Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center cafeteria on Monday, August 22. Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight as well as surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.
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 26 & 27
Evelyn Lawrence Memorial Children’s Consignment Sale will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on Friday, August 26 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 27 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Many items will be half-price on Saturday. The church is located at 616 South Cherry St.
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.
Home Grown Arts Festival will be held at Körner’s Folly on Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Local artisans will set up on the Folly lawn to showcase and sell their products. Tours of the Folly are adults $10; children 6-8 $6; and children under 5 are free.
For more information, visit www.kornersfolly.org/event/home-grown-arts-festival/.
Pink Ribbon Rally breast cancer fundraiser will be held at The Kids’ Clubhouse, located at 745-G Cinema Ct., on Saturday, August 27 from 6-10 p.m. Tickets $30/each or $300/table of 8. Prime rib dinner, wine, beer, music and dancing. Live and silent auction. Tickets may be purchased at pinkribbonrally.org or at Smiles by Design, located at 406 W. Mountain St.
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.
Eating for Education will be held at participating restaurants throughout Kernersville on Wednesday, September 14. 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.
Expect A Miracle, a special service, will be held at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 North Main St., on Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. Come and listen to the testimonies of people whose lives have been touched by God and His power. For more information, call the church at 336-996-7388.
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.
Walk for Remembrance & Hope will be held at Triad Park on Saturday, October 8 at 9 a.m. The event is an opportunity for parents to collectively acknowledge and remember their children. The event is open to the community and includes a Time of Remembrance Program, a reflective memorial walk, reading of baby names and a balloon release.
Friends and family are also invited to create memorial teams to compete in the Walk Fundraising Competition. Team prizes will be awarded to teams meeting fundraising milestones.
Registration information can be found at www.heartstringssupport.org under Sharing Hope.
Heartstrings is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides compassionate validation, bereavement education and hope to Triad families who have suffered pregnancy, infant and child loss through peer-based support groups and one-to-one peer mentoring.