Pancake Supper Fundraiser to help with medical expenses for Delynn Ivy at Union Cross Moravian Church in the fellowship hall on Thursday, August 25 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Donations will be used to pay for medical expenses for Delynn Ivy. She is having medical treatments that are very extensive and very expensive. Come enjoy some pancakes and make a donation. The church is located at 4294 High Point Road. For more information, contact the church at 336-769-2411.
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 – 28
Reynolda Church VBS will be held on August 26 and 27 at the Kernersville YMCA with dinner at 5 p.m. and the program from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be a Sunday morning celebration as part of the normal Sunday service at Glenn High School on August 28 at 11 a.m. with lunch following the service. Register at 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.
Huge church yard sale. Saturday, August 27 at 8 a.m. Space is available for rent for $10. If interested in renting a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Toys, furniture, housewares and much more. 1160 Hwy 66, Kernersville.
Blessing of the Backpacks will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, located at 1510 Bunker Hill Sandy Ridge Rd., on Sunday, August 28 during the 11 a.m. worship service. The service is a special back to school blessing for all those (children and adults) heading back to school. Bring your backpack and come forward for a prayer and special memento for your backpack.
Back to School Prayer Service will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 S. Main St., on Sunday, August 28 at 5 p.m. Guest speaker will be Buddy Collins, former Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board member and current State Board of Education member.
August 28 – 31
Providence Baptist Church, located at 319 Nelson St., will hold its Annual Fall Revival from August 28 – 31. Speakers are: Aug. 28 at 3 p.m.- Rev. David Crosby, Pastor – Christ Deliverance Temple, Lexington. August 29 – 31, the revivals will be held at 7 p.m. nightly with associate minister from Oak Grove in Walkertown on August 29; Rev. Oscar Pilson, pastor of St. Paul’s UMC in Winston-Salem on August 30; and Rev. Greg Hairston, pastor of Rising Star Baptist Church in Walnut Cove on August 31.
Song-&-Rhyme Music Time for Young Children will be held at the Walkertown Library from 6:30 – 7 p.m. on Monday, August 29. Families, caregivers, and young children will enjoy stories, music, and movement. After sharing two short picture books, attendees will clap, stomp, tap, stretch, chant, sing, and dance-along together. Free and open to the public.
Blood Drive will be held at First Baptist Church, located at 401 Oakhurst St., from 1:30-7 p.m.
Paranormal Genre Interest Group will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m.
Meet others and listen to author J. David Michaels as he leads the discussion. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.
August 31 – December 7
GriefShare, a Christian support group for those who are grieving the death of a loved one, is a 14 week curriculum utilizing DVD’s (with internationally known grief experts) workbooks for personal daily “grief work”/journaling, and small group discussions.
Glennview Baptist Church, located at 4271 Glenn High Road, will host Wednesday morning sessions from 9:15-11:30 a.m. August 31-December 7. Cost is 20. Pre-register by calling 336-788-2569. Confidentiality and privacy honored. All are welcome.
For more information, visit www.griefshare.org.
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.
Homeschoolers’ Library Resources will be held at the Walkertown Library from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 1. Homeschool parent-educators are invited to a show-and-share session of online resources available to Forsyth County Public Library cardholders. Bring bagged lunches if you wish; allergy friendly snack and quiet activities for children provided in back of auditorium. Laptops, tablets optional. Free and open to the public. Register by calling 336-703-2990.
Hop Harvest 5K Run/Walk to help Heal Our Heroes assist local veterans will be held on Saturday, September 3 at 10 a.m. in downtown Kernersville. Cost is $25. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall male and female winners and top 3 male/female in different age categories. For more information, visit finishlinetimingnc.com or email email@example.com.
Song-&-Rhyme Music Time for Young Children will be held at Walkertown Library from 2 – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 3. Families, caregivers, and young children will enjoy stories, music, and movement. After sharing two short picture books, attendees will clap, stomp, tap, stretch, chant, sing, and dance-along together. Free and open to the public.
Memory Bound Ride for A Cause will be held on September 3 at Smokin’ Harley-Davidson, located at 3441 Myer Lee Dr. Entertainment, music and food. The cost to ride is $25 and $5 for an additional rider. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Kickstands go up at 11 a.m. and the event starts at 1 p.m. The public is invited. There is a requested $20 donation, which includes meal and raffle ticket. Kids get in for free. A single raffle ticket is $1 or get six tickets for $5.
Proceeds from the event help to send NC cancer patients on family vacations.
Register at Memoryboundfoundation.org/motorride.
Pickin’ Grass – Open Acoustic Jam Session will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, September 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians will come together. Musicians, bring your instruments. Pickers, singers and listeners welcome. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.
Digitize Your Family Archives will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, September 6 from 4-6 p.m.
Free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audiotapes. Call the library 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.
Free Excel Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, September 7 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Learn how to create and use a spreadsheet for personal or business use. Call the library at 336-703-2990 to sign up.
Yoga Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, September 8 from 3:30 and 5 p.m.
Free classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students call the library to register at 336-703-2990.
September 9 & 10
Kernersville High School Reunion will be held on September 9 & 10. Sept. 9 event will be held in downtown Kernersville from 4-8 p.m.; Sept. 10 at Triad Park from 4-8 p.m. Music and dinner, $15/person. For more information, call 336-993-2516. Register by August 31.
A Night of Talent fundraiser for The Shepherd’s Center will be held on Friday, September 9 at Main Street United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Danny Jefferson will emcee. Tickets purchased in advance at The Shepherd’s Center or the Senior Enrichment Center are $10/adults, $7/seniors and children. All tickets at the door are $12. For more information, call 336-996-6696 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lights of Hope, an event to honor and support all those whose lives have been touched by addiction, will be held at Fourth of July Park on Saturday, September 10 from 2-4 p.m. For more information, call 336-354-9638 or email email@example.com.
Public Safety Memorial Dedication will be held on Sunday, September 11 at 3 p.m. at 4th of July Park at 3 p.m. Phase One of the project is to plant tree to be a living memorial to honor the Public Safety Professionals. The tree originated from the 9/11 Memorial site in New York City. An acorn was picked up from 9/11 Memorial; where it was sprouted, nurtured and grown locally until the memorial tree planting time.
Read to a Dog at Walkertown Library from 6 – 7 p.m. on Monday, September 12. Ages 3 – 11 are invited to read aloud to a trained therapy dog that never barks or jumps. A tail-wagging tutor will listen to children as they practice reading skills. Registration required. To reserve a free turn, call 336-703-2990.
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held on Monday, Sept. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Kernersville Medical Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Pkwy. Join Drs. James Dasher and Thomas Walsh for a free seminar to learn about surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.
Yoga-Mediation Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Monday, September 12 from 3-4 p.m.
Come experience the rejuvenation, relaxation, and wholeness that comes with the practice of meditation. No Postures, No Special Clothing. Sarvasri, an 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.
Free German language class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m.. Learn to communicate-listen, speak, read and write in German. Instructor will be Brigitte Woloszyn, of Germany. The class will be held every second and fourth Monday, September-November. Register by calling 336-703-2990.
Garden Herbs: Sniff, Cut and Grow will be held at the Walkertown Branch Library on
Tuesday, Sept 13 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to plant, cultivate and use herbs straight from your garden. Master Gardeners Toby Bost and Claudia Whitaker will present information for both the beginner and experienced gardeners. Free program. No registration required.
Dinner with the Doc hosted by Physical Medicine of the Carolinas will be held on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Amalfi’s, located at 503 Nelson St. Learn about physical medicine, what it is and how it help with your pains and symptoms. RSVP by calling 336-934-5333.
Art Class for Adults: Create Moroccan Stripes Design with Gerry Enck at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, September 13 from 10 – noon
Call the library at 336-703-2990 to signup for this class or for more information.
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.
Family Movie Night will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Movie will be Charlotte’s Web (2006). Produced by Paramount Pictures. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information. Refreshments provided.
September 15 – 17
Children’s Consignment Sale at Fountain of Life Preschool, located at 323 Hopkins Rd., will be held Thursday, September 15 from 5 – 8 p.m.; Friday, September 16 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; and Saturday, September 17 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., with all items half priced.
Consigner drop off dates are Tuesday, September 13 from 5 – 7 p.m.; Wednesday, September 14 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m.; and Thursday, September 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Thursday, September 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Join the WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club as they eat donuts and discuss Animal, Vegetable, Murder: an urban farm mystery by Judy Dailey. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information. Refreshments provided.
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.
Route 66 will be performed by the Kernersville Little Theatre September 16-17 and 23-24 at 8 p.m. and September 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. in the James Fitzpatrick Auditorium at Kernersville Elementary School, located at 512 West Mountain St. Tickets will be available at the door or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/1447589. For more information about the performance, visit www.kltheatre.com.
The VFW Auxiliary will hold a shredding event on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the VFW Post 5352, located at 612 Edgewood St. The cost is $5 per bag. Proceeds from the event will be used to promote veterans programs. For more information, contact Lin Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-201-2106.
Yoga-Mediation Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Monday, September 19 from 3-4 p.m.
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.
Prehistorical Southern Archaeology: Free Lecture will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Linda Stine, assistant professor of the Historical Archaeology at UNC-G, will present a free public lecture on the exciting topic of Prehistorical Southeastern Archaeology. No reservation required. Sponsored by the Walkertown Area Historical Society. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.
“Town Mountain,” an Asheville, N.C. award winning group, will play at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15/person. For more information, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org or call 336-996-7888.
Free Yoga Classes will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, September 22 at 3:30 and 5 p.m.
Classes facilitated by Lisa Kushner. Bring your exercise mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. New students call the library to register at 336-703-2990.
Ozobots Teen Workshop will be held at the Walkertown Library from 3 – 4 p.m. on Friday, September 23. Ozobots are hand-held robots that can be programmed using visual codes. Detecting colors, they can follow lines or roam around freely, moving on paper or on a tablet. Spend an hour playing with Ozobots and acquire experience in optics, robotics, and visual coding. Free and open to youth in grades 6 – 12. Registration required as space is limited. Call 336-703-2990 to register.
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, September 23 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Drop in to do some coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990.
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.
Adoption and Foster Care Question and Answer Breakfast
Have you ever had a thought or question about Foster Care or Adoption? Please join us at First Christian Church on Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m. for the Adoption and Foster Care Question and Answer Breakfast in the Connection Cafe. Guest speaker will be Ken Maxwell from 7Homes. Childcare and breakfast provided. The church is located at 1130 N. Main St. For more information, contact the church office at 336-996-7388.
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held on Monday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Kernersville Medical Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Pkwy. Join Drs. James Dasher and Thomas Walsh for a free seminar to learn about surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for you. Call 336-564-4035 to register.
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Friday, September 26 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Relax and relieve stress by coloring with provided sheets and pencils or bring your own. No registration required. Call the library at 336-703-2990.
Chopin Meets Beatles: Songs of Love, Loss and Longing free music concert will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m. Acclaimed classical pianist Pamela Howland will perform in a unique piano concert. No reservations required. For more information, call 336-703-2990.
6th Annual Oktoberfest will take place on Saturday, October 1 at Körner’s Folly from 4-7 p.m. The event will feature food and beverage inspired by Kernersville’s German tradition. There will be seasonal beers and local food on the Folly lawn.
You must be 21 and over to attend Oktoberfest. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.kornersfolly.org/event/kernersvilleoktoberfest/. Information regarding the event can also be found online. Tickets purchased before September 1 are $25. After September 1, tickets are $30.
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.
Battle of the Bowls Chicken Stew Cook-Off hosted by the Kernersville Exchange Club will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 4-6 p.m. at the Kernersville Farmers Market, located in downtown Kernersville. Categories include judges’ choice: freestyle, “old fashioned,” most creative presentation and people’s choice. To register or for more information, visit www.bob4scan.com.
Colfax Persimmon Festival will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Historic Stafford Farm. Parking will be available at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church on N. Bunker Hill Rd. in Colfax. Admission is $10. 12 and under are free. For more information, visit colfaxpersimmonfest.com.
Charity Car Show
Slow Driver Racing and Lokoz N Ridez are hosting their annual charity car show along with NC’s finest this year on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Entrees are asked to bring an unopened, unwrapped $10 toy. Spectators get in free, but donations are welcomed. Limited vendor spots are available free of charge. The event will be at the Kernersville VA Health Care Center.
The purpose of this is not only to come together as car enthusiasts, but also to bring a smile to a less fortunate child’s face this holiday season. Supports Toys for Tots.
Fall Bazaar will be held at Love’s United Methodist Church in Walkertown on November 12.