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May 28
Healthy Kids Day and Grand Pool Opening will be held at the Kernersville YMCA on Saturday, May 28. Healthy Kids Day will be held from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and the pools will open at noon. YMCA Healthy Kids Day encourages children and families to stay active, connected and healthy. All activities during Healthy Kids Day are free.

May 29
Memorial Day Service at Main Street United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 29 at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited. The church is located at 306 South Main St.

May 29
Cub Scout BBQ Fundraiser at Main Street United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 29 in the parking lot between Sunday services. $10/pound. The church is located at 306 South Main St.

May 29
Family and Friends Day
Pastor Phillip G McCloud Sr. and First Lady Michelle McCloud of Fresh Fire Worship Center Inc. will host their Annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, May 29. The service begins at 10 a.m. followed by Family and Friends Cookout, with food, games, and door prizes. The event is free and open to the community.
Fresh Fire Worship Center is located at 538 Waughtown Street. For more information, call 336-833-4208 or visit, www.freshfireworship.org.

May 30
Memorial Day Workout will be held at the Kernersville YMCA on Monday, May 30 at 11 a.m. This is a special active older adult workout to honor veterans. Wear your patriotic colors.

June 2
Music & Movement for Ages 1 – 5 will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Thursdays, June 2 from 10:30 – 11 a.m. Clap, sing, and dance along to family-friendly songs and rhymes which develop literacy, tonality, and rhythm. Enjoy easy exercise and a chance to socialize with other kids and caregivers. Free for ages 1-5 and caregivers;
siblings also welcome. Groups, call ahead at 336-703-2990.

June 2 – 4
RidgeFest will be held at Oak Ridge Town Park from Thursday, June 2 – Saturday, June 4. The event will start on Thursday, from 6 – 9:30 p.m. with limited food trucks, an open mic competition, and an all night carnival ride pass for $20.
Friday, from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., will feature food trucks; carnival rides with an all night pass for $25; a classic car cruise-in; and a corn hole tournament.
Saturday night, from 4 – 10:30 p.m., RidgeFest will start with a sponsor appreciation parade; food trucks and carnival rides (pay for individual rides on this night); a new KidSummit area featuring a large assortment of free kids games and activities; Meet the Merchants area, featuring numerous vendors and merchants; Noah’s Place Fire Truck; face painting; Bandit Flight Team, who will be doing an air show around 7:15 p.m.; live local music; and fireworks. For more information, visit www.merchantsofoakridge.com.

June 3
Family Flick Friday will be held on Friday, June 3 at 4:00 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Enjoy a recently-released, family-friendly free movie with free popcorn and drinks while supplies last. Call 703-2930 to find out what movie is showing.

June 3-4
Yard Sale to find a cure for blindness will be held in the 800 block of North Main Street, beside the DMV. There will be two trailers and two full truckloads with housewares, men’s items, guitar, clothing items at $1 each, etc. All proceeds with go to the Foundation Fighting Blindness Triad Visionwalk to be held on September 17.

June 4
Run the Ridge will feature three events. There will be a one mile walk and run for all ages starting at 8 a.m.; an on-and-off road 5K at 8:30 a.m.; and the Rugged Ridge Obstacle Race, for ages 13 and older, at 9:30 a.m. The obstacle race is a three-mile run through the woods, on and off trails. For more information, visit www.merchantsofoakridge.com or register online at www.onthemarksports.com.
Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge.

June 4
Annual Yard Sale for the Men’s Group at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church on Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. – noon at the church, located at 323 Hopkins Road. The church can be reached at 336-993-4447.

June 4
Third Annual Second Harvest Food Bank Food Drive will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, located at 313 South Cherry St., on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. – noon in the church parking lot.
Non-perishable and canned food donations will be accepted.

June 4
Community Church Yard Sale will be held at Union Cross Moravian Church on Saturday June 4 rain or shine 8 a.m. until noon. Spaces are available for vendors and trademark vendors are welcome. The cost for spaces is $20 and you must provide your table and tent (if needed). Breakfast will be available. Proceeds will go to charities. If it’s not raining, the youth group will have a car wash from 8 a.m. until noon. The church is located at 4295 High Point Rd. For more information, call 336-769-2411.

June 4
Free Car Wash will be held on June 4 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St.

June 4
Pet Adoption Fair will be held at Keller Williams Realty, located at 1617 Hwy. 66 South, on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several local shelters and rescue groups will participate. For more information, call 336-992-0200.

June 5
Concert with Blue Ridge Music Center, part of The Arts Council Summer Park Series, will be held at Triad Park on June 5 from 5 – 8 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. The event is free and family-friendly with refreshments available for purchase. There is no rain date, but there will be a back-up indoor site with limited seating. For more information, visit www.intothearts.org.

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

June 7
Tuesday Morning Children’s Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, June 7 from 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Enjoy award-winning picture books along with songs, rhymes, and a simple game or craft. For ages 1-5; siblings also welcome. Groups, call ahead at 336-703-2990.

June 8
Light Up the Night Paper Lanterns for Teens will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Create and decorate a paper lantern with a summer twist. Program for youth in grades 6-12. Registration is suggested, as space is limited. Call 336-703-2990.

June 9
Free Yoga Classes at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, June 9 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.

June 9
Books for Belles will be held at the Kernersville Library on June 9 at noon in the Paddison room. Open-discussion women’s book club. Discuss what everyone’s been reading or talk about your favorite books and authors. Special “Exercise Your Mind” theme on July 14. Share a book which has inspired you to practice a more healthy lifestyle – spiritually, physically, intellectually or emotionally. Healthy snacks will also be served.

June 10
Sports Mobile Craft will be held on Friday, June 10 at 4:30 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Make and decorate a sports mobile to hang in your room. Ages 11 and under. To register, call 703-2930 or email kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org.

June 11
Friends Book Discussion Group will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. Discuss the “The Personal Recollection of Joan of Arc.” Mark Twain called The Personal Recollection of Joan of Arc “best of all my books–and it is the best.” Twain helps us understand what happened to Joan in a very personal and accessible story, describing her youth, as Army commander, and as a defendant. Written in 1896, today his last novel is hardly read. They will discuss the biography of one of history’s most complex female. Everyone is invited. Refreshments provided. The book is available at the library for checkout. Call 336-703-2990 for more information.

June 11
Any-Age Song & Rhyme Family Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, June 11 from 2 – 2:30 p.m.
Drop in on a Saturday afternoon for kids’ favorite funny stories along with songs, rhymes, and rhythm instrument play. Especially targeting ages 2 – 4. All ages with caregivers are welcome.

June 12
Christian Music performance
Jason Crabb will perform at First Christian Church, located at 1130 N. Main St., on Sunday, June 12 during the three morning services at 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m., and 11 a.m.

June 13
Grown Up Coloring Club will meet at the Kernersville Library on Monday, June 13 from 5 –7 p.m. in Room 7, located in the lower level. Drop in, relax and chat while coloring mandalas, zentangles, geometric designs, and more. Colored pencils and coloring pages are provided, or bring your own.

June 13
Novant Health Bariatrics Solutions Surgical Seminar will be held on Monday, June 13 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Kernersville Medical Center cafeteria. Dr. James Dasher and Dr. Thomas Walsh will conduct a free seminar for attendees to learn about Novant’s surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for each individual. Call 336-564-4950 to register.

June 13
Read to a Dog at the Walkertown Library on June 13 from 6 – 7 p.m. Ages 3 – 11 are invited to practice reading aloud with a furry listener, a certified therapy dog trained to be gentle with children. Register for a turn by calling 336-703-2990.

June 14
Symbols of Strength will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, June 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7. Join the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology to learn about and decorate tiles with West African Adinkra symbols. To register, call 336-703-2930 or email kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org. For teens, ages 12 to 18.

June 14
Say CHEESE: Healthy Smiles Any-Age Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, June 14 from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Enjoy picture books, a short video, and special playful activities about dental health co-presented by Public Health Dental Hygienist Lynn J. Kelly and Walkertown Branch’s Ms. Margaret. Free and open to public. Targeting ages 2-7 with siblings welcome.

June 15
Computer Class: Learn Microsoft Excel will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Wednesday, June 15 from 2-3 p.m.
In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is helpful. Registration required. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

June 16 – 26
“Leap of Faith” performance
The Kernersville Little Theatre’s upcoming performance of “Leap of Faith” will be held from June 16 – 18 and June 23-25 at 8 p.m.; and June 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. at the James Fitzpatrick Auditorium, located at Kernersville Elementary School, located at 512 W. Mountain St.
“Leap of Faith” is a gospel honky-tonk filled show. Come see what happens when love forces an ultimate cynic to take a real leap of faith.
Ticket prices: $18/adults, $16/students and seniors (60+); and $8/children (12 and under) For more information, visit http://kltheatre.com/audition/.

June 17
Movies in the Park will be held at Harmon Park on Friday, June 17 beginning at dusk. The movie will be “Avengers.” 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.

June 17
Monkey Hooper will be held on Friday, June 17 at 3:00 and 4:30 p.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Get your hula hoop on. Preschool session for ages 3 to 5 at 3:00 p.m. Children’s session for ages 6 to 11 at 4:30 p.m. To register, call 703-2930 or email kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org. Space is limited. Participation release waiver will need to be signed by the child’s parent or guardian at the program.

June 17
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on June 17 at 4 p.m. A monthly gathering of writers of all experience levels to meet other writers, share your work, talk craft, talk publishing, do fun writing exercises, and get feedback from fellow authors.

June 18
Homeless Ministry Ride for the First Christian Church Homeless Ministry on Saturday, June 18 to help the homeless of the Triad. Registration will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. To register prior to the event, contact Donna at thorntds@wfu.edu. Registration is $25 plus $5 per rider. Kickstands go up at 10 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be available beforehand and lunch will be served after the ride.

June 18
The Spring Formal Father/Daughter Dance
Kernersville’s Mystic Shrine Club is hosting a Spring Formal Father/Daughter Dance on June 18 at the Kernersville YMCA from 7 – 9 p.m. and will include a DJ, dancing, games, Disney princesses, and face painting. Tickets are $20 and are limited.
Money raised from the event will go back into the community and toward Shiners Hospitals for Children.
To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com and search, “Mystic Shrine Club Father and Daughter Spring Formal.”

June 18
Sharpie Mug Gift Making will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, June 18 from 2 – 2:45 p.m.
Ages 8-18 are invited to decorate a white mug with permanent markers for a special someone on a special day–such as Father’s Day, the day after this workshop. Registration required. Call 336-703-2990.

June 19 – 22
Cave Quest VBS hosted by First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main Street, June 19 –22 from 6 – 8 p.m. for children ages three-years-old through rising first grade. Kids will explore the mysterious world of underground caves, and what it means to follow Jesus through dark times. Register at www.fccministries.com/#/events/vbs-2016. For more information, contact Lynn Miller at 336-996-7388 or lynnm@fccministries.com.

June 21
Fun with Acrylic: Free Art Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Tuesday, June 21 from 10 – noon. Have fun with bright summer colors and learn basics of Acrylic painting from the instructor Tatyana Seamon. Supplies provided, but you can bring your favorite brush if you’d like. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

June 21
Tuesday Morning Children’s Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Tuesday, June 21 from 10:30 – 11 a.m. Enjoy engaging picture books along with songs, rhymes, and simple games or crafts. Ages 1-5; siblings welcome. Groups, call in advance at 336-703-2990.

June 21
Computer Class: Job Readiness will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, June 21 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.

June 22
Family Movie Night: Hunger Games – Mockingjay Pt 2 (PG-13) will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 22 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.
As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant symbol of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson. Produced by Lionsgate and Color Force. Free. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

June 22
Books for Dudes will be held at the Kernersville Library on June 22 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.

June 22
Professor Whizzpop’s Going for Gold Show will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m. Jump into reading with funny stories, surprising magic tricks and audience interaction. Meet Max the Minnow and award-winning Mr. Tom, aka Professor WhizzPop, from Sylva, NC.

June 23
Free Yoga Classes at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, June 23 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.

June 24
Big Bang Boom Concert on Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kernersville Library in Room 1. Grab your dancin’ shoes and get ready to rock and roll with local kids’ band Big Bang Boom.

June 24
Basic First Aid for Adults and Teens will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, June 24, two classes – at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The class will teach skills participants can use to provide immediate care for a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives. Public Health Nurse, Robin Hull, is a certified Red Cross representative to teach first aid to our community. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

June 25
Golf tournament will be held in honor of Kernersville Wesleyan Church Pastor Phil Hulen, who will be retiring after 26 years. The tournament will be held on Saturday, June 25 at Pine Knolls. Shot gun start 9 a.m. Captain’s choice four-person teams. Money raised will go to Victory Mount Summer Camp in honor Hulen. If interested in registering for the golf tournament, call the church at 336-992-3000 or send an email to kwcmain@gmail.com.

June 25
Witness an official Children’s Naturalization Ceremony at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.
Sing patriotic songs, recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and help welcome new citizens ages 17 and under. Light refreshments. All ages are invited to stand together in honor and celebration at this civic engagement experience.

June 25
Family Day in the Park
The Fourth Annual Family Day in the Park will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Civitan Park, located at 401 Nelson St. The event will include music, games and activities for the kids, as well as vendors. Vendors set up at 9:30 a.m. The cost to be a vendor is $30. Send vendor registration and $30 to Center of Hope, P.O. Box 53, Kernersville, NC 27248. For more information, call 336-547-0251 or 252-532-4464. All proceeds will go toward building the “Center of Hope.”

June 25
Charity Ride for Hope will be held on Saturday, June 25 starting at 1 p.m. at Civitan Park, located at 401 Nelson St. The cost is $10/ rider and $5/ additional riders. For more information, call 336-547-0251 or 252-532-4464.
All proceeds will go toward building the “Center of Hope.”

June 25
Walking for Hope Walk-a-thon will be held on Saturday, June 25 starting at 9 a.m. at Civitan Park, located at 401 Nelson St. The cost to participate is an $8 donation per walker or $35 for a group of five. For more information, call 336-547-0251 or 252-532-4464. All proceeds will go toward building the “Center of Hope.”

June 27
Grown Up Coloring Club will meet at the Kernersville Library on Monday, June 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. in Room 7, located in the lower level. Drop in, relax and chat while coloring mandalas, zentangles, geometric designs, and more. Colored pencils and coloring pages are provided, or bring your own.

June 27
Novant Health Bariatrics Solutions Surgical Seminar will be held on Monday, June 27 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Kernersville Medical Center cafeteria. Dr. James Dasher and Dr. Thomas Walsh will conduct a free seminar for attendees to learn about Novant’s surgical weight loss options and find a solution that’s right for each individual. Call 336-564-4950 to register.

June 27
Yoga for Children with Lisa Kushner will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m. Children ages 5 – 12 and their caregivers are invited to a free yoga class featuring stories, stretching, moving, and fun. Mats optional. Registration required, as space is limited. Parent participation waivers required. Call 336-703-2990.

June 27
ABC/1-2-3 Evening Family Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Monday, June 27 from 6:30 – 7 p.m. Babies and toddlers along with caregivers and siblings are invited to enjoy picture books with alphabet or counting concepts presented with playful songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays. Free and open to the public.

June 28
Interactive Movie: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be showing at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, June 28 at 2 p.m. in Room 7. For teens, ages 12 – 18. Along with the movie, there will be many activities throughout. To register, call 336-703-2930 or email kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org.

June 28
Tuesday Morning Children’s Storytime will be held at the Walkertown Library on
Tuesday, June 28 from 10:30 – 11 a.m. Enjoy engaging picture books along with songs, rhymes, and simple games or crafts. Ages 1-5; siblings welcome. Groups, please call in advance at 336-703-2990.

June 29
WFU Museum of Anthropology for Teens: Symbols of Strength will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 29 from 2 – 3 p.m. Using cloth and other museum artifacts, teens will view and study West African Adinkra symbols which represent concepts such as strength, protection, and well-being. They will then decorate tiles using their choice of Adinkra symbols. Free and open to rising 6-12th graders. Registration required. Call 336-703-2990.

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

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

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

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

July 10 – 14
Deep Discovery VBS will be held at Bunker Hill UMC from Sunday, July 10 – Thursday, July 14.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 5 – December 31
Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide was created to bring hope and healing to divorced and separated Catholics through the help of counselors, theologians, and priests.
It is meant to help a person discover how to work through the emotions of separation and divorce; experience personal healing and hope; gain wisdom and comfort from others who share your experiences; address questions of forgiveness and new family dynamics; and obtain an understanding of the annulment process.
Registration will be held until Dec. 31. The first workshop will begin on January 12 at 6 p.m. with an introduction/meet and greet and an opening prayer offered by Father Paul. The cost is $15/person, which covers the personal reflection guide. Workshops will continue on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. through March 29 and is limited to 10 people. For more information, contact Jennifer Grant at 336-831-5952 or jenniferlcgrant@gmail.com. To learn more about the workshop, visit www.catholicsdivorce.com.