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January 17
My Grandma’s Memories: Patsy Sisk Freeman, Walkertown, and Life in Hollywood will be presented by the Walkertown Area Historical Society (WAHS) at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, January 17 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mrs. Patsy Sisk Freeman was a resident of Walkertown, who moved to Hollywood during its golden era. She became a singer for the big bands, and her father became a set designer for MGM Studios. Presented by Paul Freeman, a member of the Archives Committee of the WAHS. For more information please call 336-703-2991.

January 17
Free hour-long meditation session at the Kernersville Branch Library on Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m.

January 17
Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in children’s area (ages 5 to 11). Want to practice your reading with a furry friend? Make an appointment to read to a certified therapy dog. To make an appointment, call 336-703-2930.

January 18
Computer ABC’s Class for Beginners will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, January 18 from 3-4 p.m.
Free Computer Class led by the Forsyth Training Bridge instructor Katie Fanstill. Learn how to use a mouse, keyboard, desktop, start menu, taskbar and how to open/close programs. Registration required. Call 336-703-2991 to register.

January 18
YPN (Young Professional Network) Event will be held on Wednesday, January 18 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Breathe Cocktail Lounge, above Eclection, located at 221 North Main Street. Learn a little more about taxes with Mark Sunter, CPA. We will also have Darryl Moore with Phocused by Darryl Photography doing free head shots. Drinks will be available to purchase. Come kick off the new year with the Young Professionals.

January 18
Meditation Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, January 18 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.
Yoga is more than just postures. It’s a system to awaken your full potential. In these classes, we’ll introduce you to yoga-meditation. It can breathe new life into your mind and body. Come experience the rejuvenation, relaxation, and wholeness that comes with the practice of meditation. No postures, no special clothing. Sarvasri, your instructor from the Ananda Center for Life and Spirit, has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1971. New students, call the library to register at 336-703-2990.

January 19
Historical Fiction Book Club will be held at the Kernersville Museum on January 19 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us on third Thursday of each month as we enjoy refreshments and discuss the month’s his-torical fiction pick. January’s pick is “Thunderstruck,” by Erik Larson. This book follows the sto-ries of two men as their lives intertwine on one of the greatest criminal cases of all time.

January 19
Whodunits with Donuts Book Club will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Join the WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club as we eat donuts and discuss Bootlegger’s Daughter by Margaret Maron. For more information, call 336-703-2990.

January 19
The Kernersville Woman’s Club January meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kernersville Community House. Prospective members call Lois Webber at 336-996-5545.

January 19
Soup dinner
Union Cross Moravian Church’s Men’s Fellowship will be having a soup dinner on Thursday, January 19 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. All monetary donations will be appreciated. Union Cross Moravian Church is located at 4295 High Point Rd. For more information, contact the church at 336-769-2411.

January 20
Kernersville Writers Group
Meet other writers and share your work at the Kernersville Library on Friday, January 20 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

January 20
Internet: Free Computer Class for Beginners will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, January 20 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Free Computer Class led by the Forsyth Training Bridge instructor Katie Fanstill. Learn about web browsers, web addresses, internet security, search engines, navigational buttons on browser, bookmarks/favorites, and how to set your homepage. Registration required. Call 336-703-2991 to register.

January 20
One-on-One Computer Help will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, January 20 from 2-4 p.m. by appointment
Free One-on-One Help sessions with Barry Flynt will help you with any computer task or application. You can bring your laptop or use one of the library computers. Individual one-hour session. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

January 21
Winter Blues 2017 will be held at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St. in Kernersville on Saturday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m.
The event will feature best-selling author Sheila Walsh. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.fccministries.com/#/events/winter-blues-2017.

January 21
Providence’s (Baptist Church) Women’s Ministry will meet at 8:00 am on Saturday, January 21. This ministry is open to all women in the community. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

January 22
Know Your Numbers – Join Novant Health for a free screening that will assess your values for Body Mass Index (BMI), waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, and hemoglobin A1C. The personal health screening will be held on Sunday, January 22 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, located at 616 South Cherry St. Appointments required. Sign up by calling 336-277-1880 or email communitywellness@novanthealth.org.

January 22
Annual Youth Chili Cookoff will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church (UMC) on January 22 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. It is that time of year again; time to fire up your crock pots and fix some chili. Bring some chili and win prizes. There is no charge for the event but donations will be taken at the door. All money raised at this event goes directly to help fund our youth summer mission trips. For more information or if interested in participating, contact Wayne Purdy at 336-993-3411 or wayne@mainstreetumc.org.

January 22
Free Health Screening
Holy Cross’ Catholic Church will be offering a free health screening, open to the public, on January 22 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., sponsored by Novant Health.

January 22
New Year’s Blessing Service will be held at Reynolda Church’s Union Cross Campus, located at Glenn High School, on Sunday, January 22 at 11 a.m.
At all service, worshippers will enjoy beautiful worship and the pastors will share from God’s Word throughout the services. Each individual or family will have opportunity to receive communion and have a ministry team speak the 2017 blessing and other words of encouragement over their lives. The community is welcome.

January 23
German Language Class will be held on Monday, January 23 at 6 p.m. at the Walkertown Library. Learn to communicate – listen, speak, read and write in German with help of a professional instructor, Brigitte Woloszyn, from Germany. Register by calling 336-703-2990.

January 23
Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Parkway, on Monday, January 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. Drs. James Dasher and Thomas Walsh will lead a free seminar about surgical weight loss options and solutions that are right for you. To register, call 336-564-4035.

January 23 – February 3
The Augustine Literacy Project, a program of READWS, needs volunteers to serve as tutors to public school students. Training classes are scheduled for January 23-February 3, 2017. For more information, contact pam@readws.org or call (336)723-4391 ext. 1509.

January 23
Digitize Your Family Archives will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, January 23 from 3-5 p.m. by appointments
The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Call the library 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

January 23
Dancing Watercolor Art Class with Darlene Guerry will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, January 23 from10 a.m. – 12 noon
Learn simple watercolor techniques that both seasoned and new artists can use. All materials are provided by the Friends of the Walkertown Library. Registration required. Call 336-703-2990 to register or email to walkertownlibrary@gmail.com.

January 23
Heartstrings Subsequent Pregnancy Support Group
Heartstrings, Inc. will offer its Subsequent Pregnancy Support Group, beginning Monday, January 23 in Kernersville. This support group will meet for eight sessions, over a four-month period. Meetings will be held on the second and fourth Monday of each month, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Registration is required.
Heartstrings Subsequent Pregnancy Support Groups are open groups, offering needed support, education, and encouragement to pregnant women who have experienced a prior pregnancy or infant loss. Women can join at any point during their pregnancy and will have the opportunity to meet other expectant mothers and discuss and manage concerns and joys in a safe, supportive environment.
Each session will focus on a specific theme, allowing participants to engage in meaningful discussion with other moms. Guest speakers will also be scheduled.
For registration and further information, contact Heather Burress, Support Services Manager at heatherb@heartstringssupport.org or call 336-335-9931.
Heartstrings is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization that provides validation, encouragement, and grief-related education to Triad parents who have experienced pregnancy, infant, and child loss through peer-based support groups and one-to-one mentor support.

January 24
Teen Movie Matinee will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, January 24 at 3:30 p.m. in room 7. Celebrate Black History Month a little early by watching this film about Olympian Jesse Owens. Free popcorn and drinks while supplies last. For ages 12 to 18.
For more information, call 336-703-2930.

January 24
Winter Scene: Free Acrylic Painting Class with Robin Buchanan will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Capture the spirit of winter all year round using Acrylic paint and your imagination. Supplies provided (you can bring your favorite brush if you want). Register by phone at 336-703-2990 or via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com. Everyone invited, especially beginners.

January 24
One-on-One computer Help for Computer Users of All Levels will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The purpose of this program is to help you with any computer task – from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to Email, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced instructor. Free One-hour computer help facilitated by the Forsyth Training Bridge instructor Katie Fanstill. Registration required. Call 336-703-2991 to register.

January 24
The Multiple Sclerosis Be Strong Self Help Group will be having a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 6:15 p.m. in the parlor at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 S. Main St., in Kernersville.
The special guest will be Amy Warren from the MS Society
Amy Warren is the new Manager of Program Implementation and Engagement for North and South Carolina. Amy joined the National MS Society, Greater Carolinas Chapter in January of 2015 as a Public Policy Intern, and started her full-time position as a Programs Coordinator in May of the same year. She is very excited to step into her new role, and continue to serve those affected by MS in the Carolinas. In her free time, Warren loves being outdoors and spending time with her husband, Hunter, and their two rescue pups.
The group meets every fourth Tuesday at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Kernersville. For more information, contact Matt Aloi at 336-750-0732.

January 25
Medicine Drop-Off Day
Drop off unused or expired medication for safe disposal at the Walkertown Library from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25. The event is sponsored by the Town of Walkertown.

January 25
Teen Knit and Crochet Club meeting will be held at the Walkertown Library on January 25 from 3 – 4 p.m. for teens ages 13-17.

January 26
Open House for new families at Kernersville Moravian Church Preschool will be held on Thursday, January 26 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The preschool Montessori program is a relatively new program and one of the only Montessori programs in Kernersville.

January 26
New Year, New You
Make 2017 the year that you take control of your personal health in ways that bring you increased energy, strength, and vigor. You can eat, feel, and look better. You can be more productive. You can beat those aches and pains.
Learn how you can embrace a new attitude and healthy new behaviors without sacrificing flare, flavor, or fun on Friday, January 6 at 12:00 p.m. at the Kernersville YMCA, located at 1113 Mountain Street in Kernersville.
For more information, call 336-277-1880 or email CommunityWellness@NovantHealth.org. Registration is required.

January 26
Free Yoga Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, January 26 at 3:30 pm and 5 pm
Come to free one-hour Yoga classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. First class starts at 3:30 pm, and the second class at 5 pm 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.

January 26 – March 31
Acrylic paintings by Margaret Huntley Harrison are on display at the Walkertown Library through the end of March.
Love is a fundamental motivation behind her work, which includes colorful impressionistic landscapes and flowers. Harrison is a family therapist in Clemmons and Winston Salem. As an artist, she is represented by Hampton House Framing and Art in Winston Salem. All art works are for sale. Call 336-703-2990 for more information. Walkertown Library is located at 2969 Main Street in Walkertown.

January 27
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, January 27, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

January 28
Open Computer Lab will be available at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, January 28 from 3:30-5:00 pm.
Drop-in style, no appointment necessary. Bring your technology related questions.

January 28
Learn Publisher: Free Computer Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, January 28 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Free Computer Class led by the Forsyth Training Bridge instructor Katie Fanstill. Registration required. Learn template vs. blank canvas, drawing/text box tabs, working with objects, and layering objects using Microsoft Publisher. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

January 28
Mark Lowry, singer, songwriter, author, and humorist will perform in concert at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St., on Saturday, January 28 at 6 p.m. Join us for “Diapers 2 Depends” as Mark, Cana’s Voice, and Stan Whitmire take the stage for gospel music and hilarious comedy at it’s very best. Tickets are $30 each for artist circle and $20 each for general admission. Tickets are available online at itickets.com or in the church office.

January 28
Open Hours for Kernersville Museum will be held on January 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Interested in seeing what’s been happening at the Museum, and what we’re planning for our first semi-permanent exhibit? Want to make your mark on the Kernersville Museum and the exhibits to come? Come by the Museum during the day to see the house post-updates, and have the op-portunity to leave your own story to be a part of the exhibit we’re currently building. This is your town, and your story, and we want to share that story, but for that we need you.

January 28
Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held in the New Gym at East Forsyth High School on January 28. For more information, contact Tim White or Karen Dull at 336-703-6735.

January 28
Stem cell therapy
Stem Cell Institute of America will be hosting an informational lecture on stem cell therapy on Saturday, January 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Kernersville Masonic Lodge, located at 701 S Main St, Kernersville. RSVP for your seat(s) by calling 336-310-6933.

January 30
Family Movie Night will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, January 30 at 6 pm.
Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information or to find out what movie is showing.

January 31
Paranormal Genre Interest Group will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, January 31 at 7 pm.
Meet others and listen to an author J. David Michaels as he leads the discussion on spiritual protection. Attendees can bring their questions and we will explore the answers. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

February 1 – April 13
Tax Return Help will be offered through the Senior Center Wednesdays through Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 noon from February 1 – April 13 by appointment only. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 336-992-3180.

February 2
Kernersville Friends of the Library Noon Book Club will discuss “Forsaken: A novel. Visit from author Ross A. Howell” on February 2 at 12 noon. The Kernersville Library is located at 130 E. Mountain Street in Kernersville.

February 2 & 9
Wreath Class will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, February 2 at 1 p.m. Get your hands busy and fingers nimble as we create beautiful macramé wreaths. New, updated and easy designs make this an enjoyable craft. The class will meet on two dates to give enough time to complete the wreath. We will meet again on February 9 at 1 p.m. Instructions and macramé cord are provided. Bring a yardstick and scissors. A supply fee of $5 for wreath frame is required. RSVP by January 31 to 336-992-3180.

February 3
Family Flick Friday will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, February 3 at 4:00 pm in Room 1. Join us for a free, family-friendly, recently-released movie. Free popcorn and drinks while supplies last. To find out what movie is showing, call 336-703-2930.

February 4
Providence’s (Baptist Church) Marriage Ministry will hold their 1st Quarter meeting at 10:45 am on Saturday, February 4. This ministry is open to all couples in the community. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

February 4
Father Daughter Dance
Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Father Daughter Dance on February 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. at First Christian Church. Tickets are available now at www.kvparks.com.

February 4
Storytime at the Park will be held on Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m. at Fourth of July Park (ages 8 and under). The Kernersville Library is partnering with the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department to bring you Storytime at the Park once a month. We’ll read stories, sing songs, dance around, and color pictures together. Parental supervision is required. Storytime will take place in one of the covered shelters. In the event of snow or extremely low temperatures, storytime will be cancelled. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

February 7
Preschool LEGO Story time (ages 2 to 5) will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, February 7 at 6:00 pm in Room 7. Join us for this special story time with LEGOs! This interactive and hands-on story time is for ages 2 to 5 and is designed to teach kindergarten readiness skills. Each month we’ll focus on a theme as we read a story, sing a song, and build LEGO projects together. We cap the class at nine children, so spots are limited. Registration is required. This is a monthly event that occurs on the first Saturday of most months. Parental supervision is required, and parental participation is encouraged. We will not have activities for children under 2 or over 5 available as we strive to make this the best possible experience for your preschool child. To register, call 336-703-2930.

February 8
Heart of the Matter
It is National Heart Month and everything is coming up red! While the average American is fixated on roses, chocolate, and candy, the healthcare industry is spreading the word about the importance of living a heart-healthy lifestyle. No matter what your age, keeping the ‘ol ticker beating should be a priority that is taken very seriously.
Learn how about the importance of living a heart-healthy lifestyle on Monday, February 6 at 12:00 p.m. at the Kernersville YMCA, located at 1113 Mountain Street in Kernersville. For more information, call 336-277-1880 or email CommunityWellness@NovantHealth.org. Registration is required.

February 8
Meaningful Day, presented by Therapeutic Alternatives, will be held at the Senior Center on Wednesday, February 8 at 10 a.m. Meaningful days matter to all people. This need does not change for someone who is living with dementia. There are four categories of activity that help human beings feel valued, productive and purposeful: work, leisure, self-care, and rest and restoration. Lean new techniques and activities to help your loved one. Module 4 is a free event to learn more and discover great activity ideas. RSVP by February 6 to 336-992-3180.

February 9
Kernersville Historic Lecture will be held at the Kernersville Museum on February 9 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us for another great lecture, this time featuring Jerry Taylor, our own local Kernersville histo-rian. Taylor will be giving a talk at the Kernersville Museum about some of the characters that lived in Kernersville in its early years. Come to the Museum to not only learn more about these early ruffians, but how they were all related to one another.

February 10
Night to Shine Special Needs Prom will be held on Friday, February 10 at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 N. Main St., from 6 – 9 p.m.
Registrations are now being accepted for the Night to Shine Prom, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine Prom is a special occasion for people with special needs, ages 14 and up. The prom will include a red-carpet entrance complete with a friendly welcome from paparazzi, limousine rides, hair and makeup stations, shoe shining area, and of, course, the dance floor. The honored guests receive either a crown or a tiara to serve as a reminder that they are all kings and queens.
As you can imagine, we will need over 400 volunteers to make this night the best ever for our friends with special needs. If you are able to help from 5-10pm that evening, please use the link above and click on volunteer registrations. We will have childcare for your children birth to 12-years-old if needed.
Register at http://www.fccministries.com/#/night-to-shine-prom.

February 10
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, February 10 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. For more information, call the library at 336-703-2990.

February 13
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center – Conference Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Parkway on February 13 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm.
Are you considering bariatric surgery? If so, Novant Health Bariatric Solutions is here for you. With state-of-the-art surgical options, we are here to help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, positive attitude and more rewarding lifestyle. Join James Dasher, MD, and Thomas Walsh, MD, for a free seminar to learn about our surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.

February 14
Valentine Social at Arbor Ridge at Kernersville on Tuesday, February 14 at 2 p.m. Join the Senior Center and Arbor Ridge residents for an afternoon of activity, fun, and laughter. Bring your favorite brownies, cookies/bars, candy, nuts and a drink to Arbor Ridge, located at 1237 Masten Drive. RSVP by February 11 to 336-992-3180.

January 15-February 27
Chair Volleyball at River Landing will be held on Mondays, January 16, 30 and February 13, 27 at 2:30 p.m. The Senior Center will depart to River Landing at 2:30 p.m. and travel by carpool. $1 per person for drive or you may go directly to River Landing at 3 p.m. RSVP by January 12 to 336-992-3180.

February 16
Historical Fiction Book Club will be held at the Kernersville Museum on Feburary 16 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us on the third Thursday of each month as we enjoy refreshments and discuss the month’s historical fiction pick. February’s pick is “The Kitchen House,” by Kathleen Grissom. “The Kitchen House” explores the life of an Irish orphan turned indentured servant, as she works closely with the kitchen house slaves on a tobacco plantation. Set in 1790, the story explores two very different worlds and the loyalties that are formed within each.

February 18
Providence (Baptist Church) Missionaries will hold their Annual Sweetheart Tea at 5:30 pm on Saturday, February 18. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

January 18
Ancient Wisdom of Essential Oils will be held at the Senior Center on Wednesday, January 18 at 11:30 a.m. In ancient times, essential oils were highly regarded for their healing properties. Modern medicine now provides us with the answers as to why they would have been considered so valuable. Join us as we explore the history of essential oils, the secrets modern science has revealed about them, and how to integrate them into our current lifestyles to provide healthier and happier environment for all. RSVP by January 16 to 336-992-3180.

February 19
Providence (Baptist Church) will hold a Black History Program at 3:00 pm on Sunday, February 19. Pastor Alvin E. Carlisle, of Exodus Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, will deliver the message. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

February 19
“Beginning Gardening” class will be held on February 19 at 3 p.m. at Tri-City Christian Academy, located at 8000 Clinard Farm Road. As a follow up, they will offer two “Advanced Gardening” classes. Part 1 will be held on February 26 and Part 2 on March 5. The event is sponsored by Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Church. For more information about Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Healthy Ministry and upcoming classes or to register for a free class, email principalsofhealthyliving@gmail.com.
February 26 & March 5
“Advanced Gardening” classes: Part I of a II-part series will be held at Tri-City Christian Academy, located at 8000 Clinard Farm Road on February 26 at 3 p.m. and Part II will be held on

February 21
Increasing your Investor IQ with Beth Whicker will be held at the Senior Center on Tuesday, February 21 at 10 a.m. Building your investor IQ starts with understanding the basics. Whether you are new to investing or need refresher, Edward Jones’ Our Foundations of Investing presentation will help you learn about the importance of developing a strategy, the impact of asset allocation and the influence of inflation on your long-term goals. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by February 16 to 336-992-3180.

February 21
Building Better Balance
Free Balance Screenings will be held at Kerner Ridge, located at 250 Hopkins Road, on Tuesday, February 21 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Falls are the number one reason aging adults lose their independence. One in three aging adults falls every year and every 13 seconds an aging adult goes to the emergency department because of a fall. Building Better Balance is a screening process that identifies fall risk. Individual screenings include a few questions, one balance activity, and takes only 10 minutes. Participants will receive their screening results to share with their primary physician and a list of community resources to help them build better balance.

January 23
3D Paper Snowflakes Class will be held at the Senior Center on Monday, January 23 at 1 p.m. All you need are these three basic materials: scissors, tapes and a stapler. RSVP by January 19 to 336-992-3180.

February 23
No-Sew Fleece Blanket Class will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, February 23 at 1 p.m. Susan and Liz will guide us through the super easy step-by-step instructions to make a warm and cozy no-sew fleece blanket. This is a free class, but you will need to bring your own supplies: two coordinating pieces of fleece fabric (2 yards each), sharp sewing scissors and a yard stick. RSVP by February 21 to 336-992-3180.

February 24
24th annual Auction Gala to benefit The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville will be held at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “An Enchanted Wonderland.” Attendees will experience a silent auction, catching up with friends around the tabled and enjoy heave hors d’oeuvres- all in the beautiful décor of the gardens. Tickets are $75/each. Call 336-996-6696 for reservations.

February 24
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library at Friday, February 24 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Relax and relieve stress by dropping in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. For more information, call the library at 336-703-2990.

February 25
Chicken stew fundraiser
The Mystic Shrine Club will have a chicken stew fundraiser. It will be pre-sale for $8/quart and you can pick it up at the Kernersville Masonic Lodge from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. They will be using the Masonic Lodge’s award winning chicken stew that won first place in a Triad competition.
For more information about events or the club, contact Wear at DJwear50@aol.com, visit “Mystic Shrine Club” on Facebook, or call 336-978-3112.

February 26 & March 5
“Advanced Gardening” classes: Part I of a II-part series will be held at Tri-City Christian Academy, located at 8000 Clinard Farm Road on February 26 at 3 p.m. and Part II will be held on March 5 at 3 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Church.
For more information about Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Healthy Ministry and upcoming classes or to register for a free class, send an email to principalsofhealthyliving@gmail.com.

February 26
The Forsyth County Missionary Union will meet at Providence (Baptist Church) on Sunday, February 26 beginning at 1:30 pm. Pastor Keith Vereen (of Providence) will deliver the message. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

February 27
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center – Conference Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Parkway on February 27 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Are you considering bariatric surgery? If so, Novant Health Bariatric Solutions is here for you. With state-of-the-art surgical options, we are here to help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, positive attitude and more rewarding lifestyle. Join James Dasher, MD, and Thomas Walsh, MD, for a free seminar to learn about our surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.

March 3 – 12
“M.A.S.H.”
The Kernersville Little Theatre will perform “M.A.S.H.,” by Tim Kelly and dramatized from the book by Richard Hooker on March 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 8 a.m. and March 5 and 12 at 2 p.m. at the James Fitzpatrick Auditorium, located at Kernersville Elementary School, 512 West Mountain Street.
Remember When . . . weekly television was a tune-in live event? KLT will gather together Hawkeye, Duke, Radar, Hot Lips and the gang for drama, comedy, and action in “The Swamp” as the beloved characters wage a campaign to get a young South Korean to the United States for medical school. Come see a stage adaptation of one of the highest rated shows in American history!
Tickets can be purchased at, www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/1447589.

March 5 at 3 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Church.
For more information about Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Healthy Ministry and upcoming classes or to register for a free class, send an email to principalsofhealthyliving@gmail.com.

March 6
Recipe Rewind
Once you start to learn more about healthy eating, you may realize that your favorite recipe may not be so healthy after all. Do not toss it out or deprive yourself altogether; there are clever ways to salvage recipes without sacrificing taste. Hear about all the ‘secret sauces’ that your mother
never told you about on Monday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m. at the Kernersville YMCA, located at 1113 Mountain Street in Kernersville. For more information, call 336-277-1880 or email CommunityWellness@NovantHealth.org. Registration is required.

March 9 – 11
Spring/Summer Children’s Consignment Sale will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Preschool Academy from March 9 – 11.
They will be receiving on the evening of March 8, from 6-8 p.m. and again on March 9, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

March 10
Providence (Baptist Church) Youth will hold their Quarterly Youth Night at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 10. This ministry is open to all youths age 8 – 19. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

March 11
Providence’s (Baptist Church) Ministry of Men will meet at 10:45 am on Saturday March 11. This ministry is open to all men in the community age 16 and up. The church is located at 319 Nelson Street. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

March 12
Kids interactive hands on cooking class will be held at Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 896 Old Winston Rd., on March 12 at 3 p.m. For more information about Kernersville Seventh-day Adventist Healthy Ministry and upcoming classes or to register for a free class, send an email to principalsofhealthyliving@gmail.com.

March 18
Providence’s (Baptist Church) Women’s Ministry will hold their Annual Prayer Breakfast at 9:00 am at The Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center in Winston Salem on Saturday, March 18. There is a fee for the breakfast (not yet determined) but the prayer session is open to all interested women. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

March 25
Bowling tournament fundraiser
Northside Bowling Lanes is holding a bowling tournament from 2 – 6 p.m. on March 25 with proceeds from the tournament going to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.
If interested in signing up for the tournament, you should call Northside Bowling Lanes.

April 8
Pancake Breakfast and Easter egg hunt
The Mystic Shrine Club is hosting a pancake breakfast at the Kernersville Masonic Lodge from 7:30 – 11 a.m. on April 8.
The breakfast will be an all-you-can-eat with pancakes and sausage. They will also have an Easter egg hunt for the kids as well as a bake sale, which will be put on by their women’s auxiliary, called ‘Mystic Ladies.’
For more information about events or the club, contact Wear at DJwear50@aol.com, visit “Mystic Shrine Club” on Facebook, or call 336-978-3112.

May 6
Spring Fling
Kernersville Moravian Church is hosting their third annual Spring Fling with a chicken pie dinner, silent auction, butterfly release, and a puppet show performed by their very own preschoolers entitled, Butterflies in His Kingdom,” on Saturday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m.