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Noted Gardener Lee Newlin, owner of Peaceful River Farm in Chapel Hill, and a noted organic gardener, will be the featured speaker at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Thursday, September 18, from 6- 9 p.m. Newlin will discuss organic gardening, and offer tips on cooking techniques that maximize the health benefits of organic vegetables. Following her presentation, the audience will be treated to wine and dinner. Newlin appears courtesy of the Garden’s Chip Callaway Lecture Series. Admission is $50 per person. RVSP required by September 12. Call 336-996-7888, or register online at www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

KPD Explorer Post The Kernersville Police Department (KPD) is organizing an Explorer Post for high school students interested in learning about careers in law enforcement. The kick-off meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the KPD Training Room. For more information, contact Lieutenant Brandon at 996-1784.

Memory Matters Memory building games at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC) on Thursday, September 18 at 2 p.m. We will play a variety of “mind games” to improve our memories. RSVP at 336-992-0591. The SEC is located at 130 East Mountain St.

The Shepherd’s Center Golf Tournament will be held Fri., Sept 19 at Pine Knolls Golf Club, located at 1100 Quail Hollow Rd. Lunch and check-in begin at 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Sponsorship opportunities available. Call 336-996-6696 for more information.

Movie in the Park “Racing Stripes” will be the featured movie shown in Harmon Park on Friday, Sept. 19. There will be food available for purchase. The movie will begin at dusk. Arrive early for games and music. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, contact the Kernersville Parks & Recreation Department at 336-996-3062.

Mindful Doodling taught by Linda Starkey at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC) on Friday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. – noon. Mindful Doodling is a fun and creative way to doodle that leads to relaxation. You do not have to be an artist to “Mindful Doodle.” Pre-registration is required. Payment of $5/person is due on or before Sept. 17. (Make checks payable to Linda Starkey.) The SEC is located at 130 East Mountain St.

Kernersville Community Day and Outreach will be held at New Beginnings Assembly, located at 365 West Bodenhamer St. on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 12 – 4 p.m.
The event will feature musical artists Karlton Jones, Rare of Breed, and Sevin, as well as food, games, a bounce house, and more. There will also be a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. Tables/spaces are available for rent for $10. Donations are welcome. Vendors are welcome. For more information, call 336-992-9919.

Hot dog Meal at Century Park Baptist Church, located at 1051 Salisbury Street, is having a $3.00 Hot Dog Meal on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10:30 a.m. – until. Meal includes hot dog with desired toppings, chips and a drink. For more information, call 336-993-5964.

Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park on Saturday, September 20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event will feature The Tyler Millard Band. The event is free; however, donations to pay the band and fund future events will be accepted. Food and drinks will be available. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. The park is located off Linville Road near Scoggins Road in Oak Ridge.

Floral Wall Art Crafting for Teens & Adults, directed by artist Priscilla Williams, at Walkertown Library on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon.
Pre-cut 1/2″-wide cardboard petal-or-leaf shapes will be provided, along with cardboard circles for optional flower centers. Feel free to bring a frame–just the outside rim, as frames will not be provided. Glue guns will be available. Paint will be provided unless you need your own kind or specialty color.
Registration is required. Call 336-703-2990 or send an email to walkertownlibrary@gmail.com.
The library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown.

Free Music Concert by Ken Bloom at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. Ken Bloom has performed solo all over North America, at major folk festivals and concert halls. His program in Walkertown will include music from Eastern Europe, traditional American music, and Bloom’s original compositions. The instruments will include the bowed dulcimer, of which he is the foremost luthier, and the concert zither, which is rarely heard in this country. No reservations required. Call 336-703-2990 for more information.

Write From The Heart – A Writing Workshop for Bereaved Parents on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The workshop is designed to provide bereaved parents an opportunity to reflect and heal through guided writing and art exercises. Facilitated by Katherine Hill-Oppel, M. Ed., the workshop will be a place to express feelings and thoughts associated with the grief journey. Each small group workshop will last approximately three hours and will be hosted in the Heartstrings Kernersville office. Registration is $15/person to cover materials and is open to any bereaved parent who is at least one year from their loss. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. For registration, contact Cheri Timmons, director of Support Services, at cherit@heartstringssupport.org or call (336) 335-9931.

Back to Church Bunker Hill United Methodist Church invites the community Back to Church on Sun., Sept. 21. A potluck lunch following the service. For more information, call 336-993-8132.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) will be held at both locations of The Summit Church and is open to the public. FPU will equip you to change your financial future no matter where you are financially. This nine-week class begins at the Kernersville location on Sun., Sept 21 from 3:30-5 p.m. and the Oak Ridge location on Mon., Sept 22 from 6:30-8 p.m. Free childcare is available at the Kernersville location.
Visit www.thesummitchurch.net or call 336-769-1966 for more information. Registration is required and class materials must be purchased before the first class

Free Meditation Class For Adults at the Walkertown Library on Mondays, Sept. 22, and 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Fridays, Sept. 19, and 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Detox your life, beat stress and anxiety, and reach balance through meditation. Free two hour class. The instructor is Felicia Katsilis of Global Heart Meditation. Register by phone at 336-703-2990.

Walkers of Walkertown will meet at the Walkertown Library on Mondays, Sept. 22, and 29 from 9:45 – 11 a.m. Join WOW – Walkers of Walkertown – to improve your health with a short walk. Carol Klar will lead the walks. Everyone is welcome.

Alzheimer’s Family Care Giver Support Group will meet on Mon., Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Parlor at Main Street UMC, located at 306 S. Main St. For more information, contact Doug and Bev Watts at 336-992-5602, 336-817-4624, or kakkeman@aol.com.

Meet Your Muse: Amateur Writers Meetup at the Walkertown Library on Monday, Sept. 22 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Have you long hungered to express yourself, to share your thoughts through writing… but were afraid to? No pressure, no criticism. Phyllis Hoots will lead the group. No reservation required. Call 336-7003-2990 for more information.

Consumer Food Safety & Preservation Information Session at the Walkertown Library on Tues., September 23 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The library is located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-703-2990.

GriefShare Glenn View Baptist Church is partnering with Oaklawn Baptist Church in offering two options of attending GriefShare. There will be a group on Wednesdays from 9:15-11:30 a.m. (Sept. 25-Dec. 10) at Glenn View, located at 4275 Glenn High Rd, and on Mondays from 6-8:15 p.m. (Sept. 23-Dec. 8) at Oaklawn, located at 3500 Kernersville Rd. GriefShare is a 16 week Biblically-based, Christ-centered Grief Recovery Support group for those who have lost a loved one through death. For more information, visit www.griefshare.org or call Glenn View at 788-2569 or Oaklawn at 785-0010.

Looking Ahead: Advance Planning for You and Your Family, a four-part seminar series will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church (in the Parlor) on Tuesdays, Sept. 23 & 30 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Learn about estate and funeral planning. Topics covered include: Why it is vital you do not misunderstand your Social Security, Medicaid or Veterans benefits; Why verbal directions to your family may be misunderstood; Living Trust: Pros & Cons; Living Wills—both Estate and Medical; and How the State of North Carolina protects those who pre-fund their final arrangements. Pre-registration is required. Call the Senior Center at 336-992-0591 or Phil Bauguess with Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Service at 336-993-2121 to register. Main Street UMC is located at 306 South Main St.

Identity Theft Brush up on your Identity Theft Prevention Skills. Sergeant C.P. Sayers with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office will present a program on basic steps you can take to protect yourself from identity theft. The event will take place at the Senior Enrichment Center, located at 130 E. Mountain St., on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. RSVP to 336-992-0591.

Blood Drive at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Thurs., Sept. 25. For more information, call 336-993-8132.

Walking Club Group will meet at Fourth of July Park on Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m. at the shelter closest to the main park entrance at 8:30 a.m. The group will walk for 30 minutes to an hour and will discuss future times and locations to walk as a group. RSVP at 336-992-0591.

Purse from Men’s TiesLearn how to make a purse from men’s ties at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC) on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 2 – 4 p.m. Three men’s ties and a FQ of fabric are all it takes to make a party purse. Bring a sewing machine capable of making a zigzag or other decorative bridging stitch, basic sewing supplies (a hand sewing needle, scissors, tape measure, ruler, pins, marking chalk, etc.) regular sewing thread, embroidery thread (optional), 3 men’s ties, a FQ of fabric for lining, and a hair elastic. If you prefer, a kit can be provided for $12. Class fee of $15 (+ $12 kit fee, if desired) is payable to the instructor prior to class. For more information, call 336-992-0591. The SEC is located at 130 East Mountain St.

Fall Festival Union Cross Elementary Community Fall Festival will be held on Friday, September 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. Food trucks, games, G-Force ride, dunking booth, rock climbing wall, hay ride, music, vendors, cake walk and more. All access with a wristband. Wristbands in advance are $15 or $20 the night of the event.
Vendor spaces are available. For more information email Kim Mathis at klmathis@wsfcs.k12.nc.us.

Boy Scouts Adventure is calling during the Boy Scout Troop #944’s Open House on Sat., September 27 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Kernersville Moravian Church. The church is located at 504 South Main Street.

Fall Festival, Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandy Ridge United Methodist Church, 2223 Sandy Ridge Road, High Point (across from the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market). Free admission, hot dogs and drink, music on the lawn, silent auction, crafts and homemade items, games and fun for kids (all ages). Pets welcome. Welcome Craft Vendors. For free registration to reserve space call: 336-665-0774 or email:info@sandyridgeumc.org.

Church Bazaar Union Cross Baptist Church annual Church Bazaar on Sat., Sept. 27 from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will feature breakfast, lunch, freshly canned and frozen produce, hand woven quilts and more. The church is located at 4295 High Point Rd. For more information, call 336-769-2863.

East Forsyth Class of 1969 will hold its 45th class reunion on Sept. 27, at the Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center in Winston-Salem. The cut-off date for registration is August 1. Register online at www.eastforsyth69.com or call Lin Moore at 336-201-2106 for more information.

Foothills Fall Festival at Kerwin Baptist Church on Sat., September 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. The event will feature a car show and vendors. The church is located at 4520 Old Hollow Road. For more information, call 336-993-5192.

40th Reunion for the class of 1974 The 1974 & 1975 East Forsyth Class Reunion committee is celebrating the 40th Reunion for the class of 1974 at Southern Smoke Eatery & Tavern, located at 3441 Myer Lee Dr. in Winston-Salem on Sept. 27, from 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. (midnight). The cost is $25/person. Make checks payable to the East Forsyth Class Reunion and mail to Michelle Ward, ’79, 2008 Old Hollow Road, Walkertown, NC 27051-9709. For more information, call Thomas (Cisco) Morgan, ‘75 at 336-577-5103; Dwight Hoover, ‘74 at 336-287-4859 or Michelle Ward, ‘74 at 336-595-2316.

Middle Eastern Christian Festival at Friendly Arabic Church from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 – Sun., Sept. 28. The church is located at 1292 Whicker Rd.

National Alpaca Farm Days at Majestic View Alpaca Farm on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 – 38 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Walkertown High School Band will perform Saturday morning. During the event feel the unprocessed alpaca fleece, tour the farm, fiber demonstrations, learn about raising and breeding alpacas, shop for alpaca products and other arts and crafts, face painting. Raffle for a herd of four alpacas to make room for their incoming alpaca babies and a small giveaway for alpaca products.
For more information, visit Majestic View Alpacas on Facebook, majesticviewalpacafarm.com, email majesticviewalpacas@gmail.com or call 336-595-1052. Majestic View Alpaca Farm is located at 6198 Sullivantown Road in Walkertown

The Gospel of Jesus of Christ in Song and Community Outreach 2014 will be presented by Providence Baptist Church on Saturday, September 27 from 2-6 p.m. at Civitan Park, located at 309 Nelson St. The free public event will include Christian gospel singers, musicians and choirs, inspirational praise and worship performers, Free food and refreshments, entertainment for children, and free health Information and screenings. For more information, contact the church at GOJCIS@providenceBCKNC.org or 336-996-6284.

Revival at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 28- Tues., Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2715 Darrow Road in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-595-8101.

Septemberfest for Crisis Control Ministry (CCM) at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on September 30 at 6:30 p.m. An awareness event about the services provided by and for Kernersville area residents from CCM. Food, music, door prizes, a surprise guest and more. Dinner provided by local restaurants. Tickets are $25. Contact Lucky Shaffer-Doherty at 724-7875 Extension 1040 or email lshaffer-doherty@crisiscontrol.org.

Understanding Depression will be presented by Debbie McCauley with Therapeutic Alternatives on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC). McCauley will provide information on the forms of depression, the symptoms, causes and treatment options. For more information, visit preciousteaching.org. The SEC is located at 130 East Mountain St. in the basement of the Kernersville Library.

Workshop for Adult Writers on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center (SEC), located at 130 E. Mountain St. in the basement of the Kernersville Library. The free workshop will be led by Kernersville resident Alice E. Sink, author of 23 books, more than 50 magazine articles, High Point University Associate Professor of English, and 30 years experience teaching various writing courses. To purchase a 110-page workbook that guides you through meaningful exercises, that cost is $40. Cash or personal checks accepted at time of workshop you attend. Pre-registration is required for each class. For more information and to register, call the SEC at 336-992-0591 to register.

Page to Stage: Transforming a Chrysanthemum into a Butterfly at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Wednesday, October 1 from 6-7:30 p.m. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly has deep literary roots both in the U.S. and in France. The free event will be led by the Piedmont Opera’s General Director, James Allbritten. Reservations are required. To reserve a seat, call the Piedmont Opera at 336-725-7101.

Flashback Family Flick Friday at the Kernersville Library on Fri., Oct. 3 from 4 – 6 p.m. See a classic Disney favorite. Popcorn and drinks will be supplied while supplies last. To find out what is showing, call 336-703-2930.

David Phelps Classic in Concert at Triad Baptist Church on Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.itickets.com or www.tbcnow.org. Prices are $20, $25, and $30.

Klassic Kraft and Kar Show Triad Ladies Civitan Club Second Annual Klassic Kraft and Kar Show on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at New Beginnings Assembly Church, located at 365 West Bodenhamer St. Car show, 50/50 raffle and other prizes, bake sale, face painting, and vendor booths set up with crafts. For more information, contact Jo Vinson at 336-575-6775 or Donna Hollis at 336-996-3355.

Oktoberfest 4th Annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 4 from 4-7 p.m. at Körner’s Folly! There will be music, food, and a beer and wine tasting in the style of a German Oktoberfest. Early bird tickets are $25 (before Sept. 15) and are available on-line; after Sept. 15 tickets are $30. The purchase of a ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass as well as a complementary tour of historic Körner’s Folly the day of the event. You must be 21+ to attend this event. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.kornersfolly.org.

Outdoor Movie Night at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church with free popcorn and drinks on Sat., Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Movie starts at 8 p.m. Bring a blanket and lawn chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd. For more information, call 336-993-8132.

Blessing of the Animals On Saturday, October 4 from 1 – 3 p.m., Holy Cross Catholic Church will host their annual “Blessing of the Animals” event, with Father Paul Dechant of Holy Cross and Rev. Rick Carter of Main Street United Methodist Church providing the prayer and blessing.
The Humane Society “Rover Van” will be available to provide information and other support to dog and cat owners. Veterinary Hospital of Oak Ridge will be offering rabies shots and microchipping for dogs and cats. Rabies shots will be $10 each (bring previous shot documentation). Microchipping and registration will be available for $40.
The church is located at 616 S. Cherry St.

Free Piano concert in the Walkertown Library by Canadian pianist Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi will be held on Sat., October 4 at 1 p.m.
Astolfi, whose playing has been lauded as “brilliant” (New Music Connoisseur), “persuasive” (Sequenza21), and “beautiful” (American Record Guide), will present a solo piano program, “Variations.” The concert will feature Johannes Brahms’ monumental “Handel Variations,” Georg Frideric Handel’s popular, “Harmonious Blacksmith” Variations and a new work by N.C. composer, Betty Wishart, “Variations on a Folk Melody.” Free admission. Call 336-703-2990 for more information.

Revival Nationally known Evangelist Michael Tate is coming to the Kernersville Community House, located at 405 Salisbury St., on Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m. for a free revival. One night only and prayers for the sick.

Cut-Out the Violence Next Step Ministries, Inc. (NSM) will host their “Cut-Out the Violence” fundraiser at The Factory on Oct. 5 from 1 – 5 p.m. Proceeds will support the operation of NSM’s domestic violence safe house and assist in providing services to victims of domestic violence. The fundraiser will include haircuts by professional stylists (for a donation), music, clowns, face painting, children’s activities, a silent auction, food, 50/50 raffle, a bake sale and more. There will be a “Hug-a-Hound” area to support NSM’s Pet Haven Project, providing safe housing for pets of domestic violence victims. If interested in getting your haircut or for questions regarding the event, call 336-996-8878. The Factory is located at 210 North Main St.

Beginning Sign Language with Barry Geller at the Kernersville Library on Tues., Oct. 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. Will be held weekly on Tuesdays until October 28. The 4 week course will teach you the basics of sign language. Classes will run from 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday in October in the Paddison Room on the main library level. Register for free series by calling the Kernersville Library at 336-703-2930.

Lunch and Learn “Gourds: From Growing to Crafting” by Judi Fleming at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., on Thursday, October 9 at noon. Learn about growing gourds for fun and profit, proper care of your gourd garden, how to harvest, dry and clean the dried gourds, and see examples of the varieties grown in the U.S. and art and craftwork done with gourds. Receive free seeds and growing tips. Lunch and Learn is FREE. Bring your lunch. The Garden will provide drinks. To register, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org or call 336-996-7888 by Wednesday, October 8.

Downtown Sidewalk Sales & Cruise-In on October 11 Sidewalk Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eat and relax from 2 to 4 p.m. Old Salem Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America Cruise-In will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by “killah”!”millah,” WTOB DJ, m&m Sounds during the Cruise-In.

Teen and Tween Gross Food Craft at the Kernersville Library on Tues., Oct. 14 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Room 7 (Lower Level). Get ready for Halloween with creepy snacks. Ages 10 to 18. To register, call 703-2930 or email Stefanie at kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org.

Used Book Sale Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center (SEC) will hold its 15th Annual Used Book Sale on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 1 – 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. – noon. The sale will take place at the SEC, located at 130 E. Mountain St. in the lower level of the library.

Chicken Stew Cook-off The Kernersville Exchange Club is seeking cooks for their 4th annual Roger Lee Willis Memorial Chicken Stew Cook-off fundraiser. The event will be held on Sat., Oct. 18 from 4 – 6 p.m. under the Kernersville Farmers Market shelter. Categories for the cook-off will include judge’s choice, people’s choice, old fashioned, and most creative presentation. Proceeds for the event go to support S.C.A.N. (Stop Child Abuse Now).
For more information, or to register, visit http://smrty00.wix.com/BoBscan or call Cecily Hooks at 336-992-2292 or 336-509-0228 or Keith Hooker at 336-817-6739.

Mutual Fund Investing for Retirees & Near Retirees at the Kernersville Library on Sat., Oct. 18 from 10:30 – 12 p.m. in Room 4 on the lower level of the library building. The annual Hungerford seminar is geared towards older investors. No registration is necessary. Call 336-703-2930 for more information.

Caroline’s Promise will host its Second Annual Hope Grows 5K & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, October 18 at Triad Park. Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero and be a hero for the day for a group of kids in Guatemala who need your support. Caroline’s Promise is a local non-profit ministry that partners with churches in Guatemala to care for orphaned and vulnerable children. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a Zumba Warm UP at 8:45 a.m. The timed 5K begins at 9 a.m. with the Family Fun Walk (1 mile) at 9:15 a.m. Stay after the race for food, bouncy house, photos with your favorite super heroes, and family fun. Register at www.carolinespromise.net or call 336-669-7340 for more info.

Four Season Vegetable Gardening, a free presentation by Bill Colvin, a Master Gardener volunteer, will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, October 18 from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Learn how to grow different vegetables year round, as well as helpful tips to extend the season for fall and winter.
To register, call 336-703-2990 or send an email to walkertownlibrary@gmail.com.

Meet Your Muse: Amateur Writers Meetup at the Walkertown Library on Monday, October 20 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Have you long hungered to express yourself, to share your thoughts through writing… but were afraid to? No pressure, no criticism. Phyllis Hoots will lead the group. No reservation required. Call 336-7003-2990 for more information.

Tail Waggin’ TutorsThe Walkertown Library will host volunteer Shelly Pruitt and her Tail Waggin’ Tutor named Tesla, a trained therapy dog, who will listen to children reading to her between 7 – 8 p.m. on Monday, October 20. Interested students must call 336-703-2990 to reserve a seven-minute turn. Attendees can bring their own books or choose among several easy readers, which will be available that night.

Kernersville Senior Idol on Fri., Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in Colfax. Tickets purchased in advance are $10/ adults, $7/seniors and children. All tickets will be $12 at the door. Call 336-996-6696 for more information.

A Night of Talent will be held on Friday, October 24. There will be a Senior Talent Show and a performance by the community choir. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, 119 N. Bunker Hill Rd in Colfax. Tickets purchased in advance are $10/adults, $7/ seniors and children. All tickets at the door will be $12. Tickets can be purchased at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville, located at 431 B. West Bodenhamer Street or the Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center, located in the lower level of the Kernersville Library. For more information, call 336-996-6696.

Fall Bazaar at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church on Sat., October 25 from 8 – 11 a.m. The church is located at 2715 Darrow Road in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-595-8101.

Fall Festival at Main Street United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 25 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be crafts, casseroles, fellowship, and more. Breakfast and lunch will be served. All of the proceeds will benefit the missions of the United Methodist Women. Call 336-404-7183 for more information or on how you can become a vendor.

Fall Festival at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Sun., Oct. 26 from 4 – 6 p.m. The free family event will feature bounce houses, crafts, games, music, prizes, costume fashion show, cakewalk, hot dog supper, hay ride, and a trunk-or-treat. A donation of canned goods is appreciated. All donations will be given to the Second Harvest Food Bank. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd. For more information, call 336-993-8132.

Alzheimer’s Family Care Giver Support Group will meet on Mon., Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Parlor at Main Street UMC, located at 306 S. Main St. For more information, contact Doug and Bev Watts at 336-992-5602, 336-817-4624, or kakkeman@aol.com.

Trick-or-Treat at the Kernersville Library on Fri., Oct. 31 from 6 – 8 p.m. Come by the library to get some Halloween candy. Wear costumes. The library will only be open to trick-or-treaters.

Flashback Family Flick Friday at the Kernersville Library on Fri., Nov. 7 from 4 – 6 p.m. See a classic Disney favorite. Popcorn and drinks will be supplied while supplies last. To find out what is showing, call 336-703-2930.

Church bazaar at Holy Cross Catholic Church on Saturday, November 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors and a bake shoppe with lots of goodies. Breakfast and lunch will be available. A quilt will be raffled off at 1 p.m. The church is located at 616 S. Cherry St.

Doctor Who Party for Teens and Tweens at the Kernersville Library on Tues., Nov. 11 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Join fellow Whovians to celebrate all things Doctor Who. Ages 10 to 18. Dress like your favorite character. The event will be held in room 4 (Lower Level).

Thanksgiving Craft at the Kernersville Library on Fri., Nov. 14 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. For ages 11 and under. To register, call 703-2930 or email Stefanie at kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org. Room 1 (Lower Level).

Meet Your Muse: Amateur Writers Meetup at the Walkertown Library on Monday, Nov. 17 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Have you long hungered to express yourself, to share your thoughts through writing… but were afraid to? No pressure, no criticism. Phyllis Hoots will lead the group. No reservation required. Call 336-7003-2990 for more information.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors Walkertown Branch Library will host volunteer Shelly Pruitt and her Tail Waggin’ Tutor named Tesla, a trained therapy dog, who will listen to children reading aloud to her between 7 – 8 p.m. on Monday, November 17.
Interested students must call 336-703-2990 to reserve a seven-minute turn. Attendees can bring their own books or choose among several easy readers, which will be available that night.

Alzheimer’s Family Care Giver Support Group will meet on Mon., Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Parlor at Main Street UMC, located at 306 S. Main St. For more information, contact Doug and Bev Watts at 336-992-5602, 336-817-4624, or kakkeman@aol.com.

Alzheimer’s Family Care Giver Support Group will meet on Mon., Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in room 108 at Main Street UMC, located at 306 S. Main St. For more information, contact Doug and Bev Watts at 336-992-5602, 336-817-4624, or kakkeman@aol.com.

Meet Your Muse: Amateur Writers Meetup at the Walkertown Library on Monday, Dec. 15 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Have you long hungered to express yourself, to share your thoughts through writing… but were afraid to? No pressure, no criticism. Phyllis Hoots will lead the group. No reservation required. Call 336-7003-2990 for more information.

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