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May 25 – August 31
Kindergarten Registration for rising kindergarten students for Kernersville Elementary School (KES). If you have a rising kindergarten student who will turn 5 on or before August 31, 2017 and are residential to KES, bring current proof of address, birth certificate and vaccination records for your student to the front office to complete a registration packet for the 2017-18 school year. If you have questions concerning registration, contact Beth Jarrell at 336-703-4100.

May 25
Music & Movement for ages newborn-5 will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. The library is located at 2969 Main Street in Walkertown.

May 25
Family Movie Night will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, May 25 at 2:30 p.m. The library is located at 130 E. Mountain Street. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

May 25
Free Yoga Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, May 25 from 3:30 – 4 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 36-703-2990.

May 26
Coloring Club for Grownups will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, May 26 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. Call the library at 336-703-2990.

May 26
One-on-One Computer Help with Barry Flynt will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, May 26 from 2-4 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 volunteer instructor. Registration required. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

May 26
Free Hearing Screenings and Hearing Aid Checks will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Friday, May 26 at 1 p.m. Provided by Beltone. Appointments are required for these screenings and checks and need to be made no later than May 24. Call 336-992-3180 to schedule your appointment.

May 26
Pasta and Salad Luncheon and Annual Program Planning Meeting will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Friday, May 26 at 11 a.m.
Make plans to attend this Annual Senior Center planning meeting. This is the community’s opportunity to speak up and sound off about program and trip suggestions and requests, as well as issues, concerns, and suggestions for and about the Center. They will discuss programs, trips, fundraising, volunteering, services and more. Bring your favorite pasta or salad to share with everyone. Drinks will be provided. RSVP by May 24 to 336-992-3180.

May 27
Glory Street Quartet will perform on Saturday, May 27 at 6 p.m. at Freewill Baptist Church, located on Kennedy Road in Thomasville. For more information, visit www.glorystreet.org.

May 27
Benefit Singing Missions to Belize featuring Charles Scarlette, Rocky & Gail Smith, Paid For Band, and Daryle & Susan Branson will perform on Saturday, May 27 at 6 p.m. at Sedge Garden Baptist Church, located at 4221 Kernersville Road. For more information, call 336-784-0699.

May 29
The Forsyth Backpack Program Fundraiser – Bojangles’ will donate 15 percent of all proceeds on Monday, May 29 from 5 – 8 p.m. to the Union Cross Elementary School Backpack Program. The Forsyth Backpack Program is a local all-volunteer non-profit with the mission of feeding chronically hungry school kids over weekends and long school holidays. Local Bojangles’ restaurants are partnering with Union Cross Moravian and Union Cross Baptist churches, Second Harvest Food Bank of NC and Union Cross Elementary School to provide backpacks of child friendly food for kids identified by their teachers as being chronically hungry.

May 30
Storytime for children ages newborn-5 will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m. The library is located at 2969 Main Street in Walkertown.

May 30
Paranormal Genre Interest Group will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, May 30 at 7 p.m. Meet others and listen to an author J. David Michaels as he leads the discussion on What Our Dreams Can Tell Us. Attendees can bring their questions and explore the answers. Call the library at 336-703-2990 for more information.

May 31
Free Yoga Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:30 – 7 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.

May 31
Pick a Game! For Teens will be held at the Walkertown Library on Wednesday, May 31 at 3 p.m. Come and enjoy an hour or two of group gaming with all of your friends at the library! Enjoy Bingo, Pictionary, Dominoes, Uno, and many more fun games.

May 31
Letter Carrier Stamp out Hunger food drive for Crisis Control Ministry. Put your food donations at your mailbox for letter carriers to collect on Saturday, May 13. Do not donate items in glass containers for the safety of the letter carries and volunteers. New this year will be a parking lot drop off for food donations in the parking lot of the post office, located on West Mountain Street. Students from the N.C. Leadership Academy will be on hand to collect food donations in the parking lot. A collection container will be available for donations from 1 – 4 p.m.

May 31
Hormones: From Raging to Aging will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Wednesday, May 31 at 10 a.m. Learn about the intricate balance that aging adults should seek in order to avoid some of the life-altering and sometimes life-ending complications related to hormonal health. RSVP by May 29 to 336-992-3180.

June 1
Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, June 1 at Kernersville Wesleyan Church/Family Life Cen-ter, located at 930 North Main Street, from 2 – 6:30 p.m.

June 1
AARP Smart Driver Safety will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Thursday, June 1 from 12 – 4 p.m. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $15 AARP members, and $20 non-AARP members. Participants, upon completion of the class, will receive a certificate that may allow them a discount with their auto insurance company (check with your insurance company). Advance registration (with driver’s license number) and payment for this class are due no later than Tuesday, May 30. Make checks payable to AARP. If you are an AARP member, you will need to show current proof of membership. Call 336-992-3180 to register.

June 1
Balsam Range will perform on the lawn at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden (PJCBG), located at 215 S. Main Street, on Thursday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit further development of PJCBG. Elements of jazz, country, gospel, swing and old-time music are all infused into the sound of this unique Southern band. Award-winning Balsam Range is offering something that is sure to continue to mesmerize fans of Bluegrass and beyond with their new release, “Mountain Voodoo.”
The concert will be held rain or shine with large, limited tent coverage. Bring a chair or blanket. Food trucks, local beer and wine will be on site for purchase. No coolers, pets or smoking. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert can be purchased online at www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org or by calling 336-996-7888. For more information about Balsam Range, visit www.balsamrange.com.

June 2 & 3
Huge Indoor Yard Sale in the gymnasium at Kerwin Baptist Church, located at 4520 Old Hollow Rd., on Friday, June 2 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 3 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Proceeds go to the youth department.

June 2
Family Flick Friday will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, June 2 at 4 p.m. Join the library for a free movie with free popcorn and drinks while supplies last.

June 3
Fundraising Market 2017 for Unchain Winston will be held at Kernersville VFW Post 5352/Dance Hall Daze parking lot, located at 612 Edgewood Street. 30+ vendors offering a variety of goods and services. Free admission. For more information, email sbelcher@triad.rr.com.

June 3
NF Walk for the Children’s Tumor Foundation will be held at Fourth of July Park on June 3. Registration is free and starts at 9 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. There will also be a kids dash, arts and crafts, and food.

June 3
Triad First in Families 1st Annual Bowling Tournament will be held on June 3 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Countryside Lanes, 1005 Masten Drive. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Register as a 5 person team. The cost is $125/team ($25/person). Registration fees must be paid on or before May 26. Register at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2893368. For more information, call 336-757-8721 or 336-748-3964.

June 3
Second Harvest Food Bank Food Drive will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church in the parking lot, located at 313 S. Cherry St., from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. They will be accepting non-perishable and canned food donations.

June 3
6th annual Piedmont Open Air Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show and Sale will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Piedmont Triad Farmer’s Market, located at 2914 Sandy Ridge Rd in Colfax. Dealers will be selling gemstones, jewelry, mineral specimens, beads, geodes, crystals, and more. There will also be hourly door prizes and a grand door prize, free mini-geode to first 100 kids age 12 and under.
Free admission. Use the first parking lot to the left after passing through the Farmers Market’s Sandy Ridge Road entrance.

June 3
Glory Street Quartet will perform at Open Hands of Davidson County during a fundraiser in Lexington at 10:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.glorystreet.org.

June 3
Storytime at the Park at 4th of July Park, sponsored by the Kernersville Library, on Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. For ages 8 and under. The park is located at 702 W. Mountain Street.

June 5
First Christian Preschool Summer Camp is now accepting registrations for FunShine Camp, a summer camp for preschoolers ages 2-5. Camp starts June 5, with hours from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Camp is $140 per week and will include lunch and an afternoon snack. For more information and to register, contact Mary at maryb@fccministries.com or 336-996-1660.

June 6
Meditation sessions will be held at the Kernersville Library on June 6 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join the library to keep calm and breathe on. The library is located at 130 E. Mountain Street. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

June 6
LEGO Storytime will be held at the Kernersville library on Tuesday, June 6 at 6 p.m. This interactive and hands-on storytime is for ages 2 to 5 and is designed to teach kindergarten readiness skills. The storytime will focus on a theme as they read a story, sing a song, and build LEGO projects together. Spots are limited. Registration required. To register or for more information, call 336-703-2930.

June 6
Welcome to Medicare Seminar will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, June 6 at 11 a.m. Free informational session on how to navigate the Medicare system, and get your questions answered. Presented by Blue Moon Benefits Group. Call 336-703-2930 to register.

June 8
Looking Forward, Living Forward: An Elders’ Wisdom/Discussion Circle will be held at the Kernersville Library in Room 7 in the basement on June 8 at 10:30 a.m.
This is a group conversation that helps people explore, realize, and look forward to a fulfilling “next act” of life. Participants are invited to engage in a discussion, stimulated by thought provoking questions, creative ideas, pictures, and videos. The conversation promotes bonding and a sense of community. While it’s designed primarily for people over age 50, anyone can benefit. To register, call library at 336-703-2930.

June 8
Books for Belles will be held at the Kernersville library on Thursday, June 8 at noon. Open-discussion women’s book club. Come and discuss what everyone’s been reading or talk about your favorite books and authors.

June 9 & 10
Fundraiser yard sale to benefit the medical care of the dogs in Ruff Love Rescue and the cats in Feline Friends of Ruff Love Rescue will be held on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 616 Wright Road in Kernersville.

June 9
Celebrate The Music of Patsy Cline and Covered Dish Luncheon, sponsored by Piedmont Home Care, will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Friday, June 9 at 12 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of food, live entertainment, door prizes, laughter and fun. Lisa Hazlett from Piedmont Home Care will be the guest, singing Patsy Cline’s greatest hits. Bring your favorite covered dish, drink or dessert, enough to share with friends. RSVP by June 7 to 336-992-3180.

June 10
Youth Car Wash Fundraiser will be held at First Christian Church on June 10. The church is located at 1130 N. Main Street. For more information, call 336-996-7388.

June 10
Crafty Saturday will be held at Walkertown Library on Saturday, June 10 at 4 p.m. Children age 8-11 are invited to tap into their creative side with a guided craft session. All materials and directions are provided, and you can take your creation home with you. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

June 10
Flea Market Fundraiser will be held at Union Cross Moravian Church on Saturday, June 10 from 8 a.m. – noon. Spaces will be rented for the event as follows: 10’ space outside for $25; 8’x12’ covered space for $35 (includes picnic table). Breakfast will be available for sale and will include donuts, ham and sausage biscuits, coffee and drinks. Space rental proceeds will go to the family of a child who needs a liver transplant and to the Backpack Food Program of Union Cross Elementary School. For more information contact the church at 336-769-2411.

June 10
Family Fun Day will be held at Jehovah Shammah Ministries, located at 403 Nelson Street, on June 10 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

June 10
Benefit for Sophie Golf Tournament will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Course on June 10 with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Sophie Carter has a rare autoimmune disease, Neuromylitis Optica. This disease causes her body to attack the nerves in her spinal cord and eyes and cause also affect the brain. Registration and lunch will be at 12 p.m. $200 per team. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Mulligan package available (max 2 per player). Silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Hole sponsors $100/sign. Contact Anita Winfreee Durham at 336-382-5167 or copperheadroad33@aol.com.

June 11
VBS will be held at Pine Grove United Methodist Church the week of June 11. It will begin with a hot dog and homemade ice cream supper at 5 p.m. on June 11, and will continue Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

June 11
Community Free Clinic at Christ Center Assembly Kernersville, located at 2721 West Mountain Street, on Saturday, June 11 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free vision, blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Free consultation with board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation available. Call 980-329-4946 for more information.

June 11
North Carolina Brass Band will perform at Triad Park on Sunday, June 11. The opener for the performance will be Big Bang Boom. Gates open at 4 p.m. Opening act at 5 p.m.

June 12
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center – Conference Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Pkwy, on Monday, June 12 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Join James Dasher, MD, and Thomas Walsh, MD, 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.

June 12
Read to a Dog! will be held at Walkertown Library on Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m. Children ages 3-11 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Bring along a book of your choice, or ask a librarian for one when you arrive. Call or visit the circulation desk to register for a 10 minute time slot.

June 12
Looking Forward, Living Forward: An Elders’ Wisdom/Discussion Circle will be held at the Kernersville Library in Room 7 in the basement on June 12 at 10:30 a.m.
This is a group conversation that helps people explore, realize, and look forward to a fulfilling “next act” of life. Participants are invited to engage in a discussion, stimulated by thought provoking questions, creative ideas, pictures, and videos. The conversation promotes bonding and a sense of community. While it’s designed primarily for people over age 50, anyone can benefit. To register, call library at 336-703-2930.

June 12
Looking Forward, Living Forward: An Elders’ Wisdom/Discussion Circle will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m. Group conversation that helps people explore, realize, and look forward to a fulfilling “next act” of life. Designed primarily for people over age 50, but anyone can benefit.

June 13
Teen Tinker Time will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, June 13 at 4 p.m. Full STEAM ahead as you try your hand at marble runs, Ozobots, pixel art, and more. To register, call 336-703-2930.

June 14
Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, June 14 at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Road, from 2:30 – 7 p.m.

June 16
Movies in the Park will be held on June 16 at Harmon Park in downtown Kernersville, showing “Sing.” The movie begins at dusk. Join the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department at Harmon Park for games, food and local vendors.

June 16
Oh the Places We Live! will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, June 16 at 4:30 p.m. The Museum of Anthropology will teach you about homes from around the world, and you can make a collage of your dream home. For ages 11 and under. To register, call 336-703-2930.

June 16
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, June 16 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 17
Benefit for Newman Jefferys hosted by Welcome Home Baptist Church, located at 5640 Reidsville Rd., Belews Creek, on Saturday, June 17 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jefferys has stage 3 brain cancer. There will be a yard sale, hot dogs, drinks and desserts. There will also be a motorcycle ride and lots of good Gospel singing. For more information, contact Gladys Noah at 336-552-8941.

June 17
Register for 2017-2018 school year at Kernersville Moravian Church Preschool. Open House & Registration on Saturday, June 17 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. Montessori style lessons. Classes 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. for ages 2 ½ – 5 years. For more information, call 336-993-2379.

June 17
Piedmont Triad’s 6th Annual Elder Abuse Walk Stroll and Roll will be held at Triad Park on Saturday, June 17. Registration and Vendor Fair will begin at 9 a.m. Music and entertainment begins at 9:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony/Walk at 10 a.m. and closing ceremony will be held at 10:45 a.m. Free t-shirts while they last, free personal document shredding, informational exhibitors, music, entertainment, food and more.
Registration forms are available at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville or at the Senior Center, and online at www.ptrc.org/awareness. Put “The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville” as your team name. You can mail the form in yourself – it needs to arrive at the PTRC offices or drop off completed entry forms at the Senior Center no later than June 6.

June 18 – 22
Maker Fun Factory VBS: Created by God, Built for a Purpose will be held at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church for children ages 3 years old to rising 6th grade from June 18 – 22 from 6-8:30 p.m. At Maker Fun Factory, kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, and test out sciency-fun gizmos. For more information or to register, call 336-595-8101.

June 19
Family Game Night will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. Celebrate Father’s Day by spending quality time with dad (and family and friends) at family game night. The library will provide snacks, board games, and card games.

June 19
Grey Seal Puppets Presents “A Tangle of Tales” will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, June 19 at 2 p.m. The puppet show will be a mix of fairy tales and folk tales from Grey Seal Puppets from Charlotte.

June 19
Play in the Dirt! will be held at Walkertown Library on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. Children ages 5-7 are encouraged to get involved in planting and tending to this year’s Children’s Learning Garden at the library. They will meet rain or shine for fun gardening activities. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

June 20
Meditation sessions will be held at the Kernersville Library on June 20 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join the library to keep calm and breathe on. The library is located at 130 E. Mountain Street. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

June 20
Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, June 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog. To register for a 10-minute appointment, call 336-703-2930. For readers ages 5 to 11.

June 21
Healing Touch, presented by Sally Morrissey, certified healing touch practitioner, will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Wednesday, June 21 at 12 p.m. Learn how healing touch can promote the healing process. It is often helpful in reducing pain, diminishing nausea, decreasing anxiety, less fatigue, faster recovery, improved sleep patterns, increased sense of calm, deeper spiritual connection, and improved wound healing. RSVP by June 19 to 336-992-3180.

June 21
Power to the Youths! Teen Book Club will be held at Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 21 at 4 p.m. The club that was created especially for young adult readers ages 13-17. Books are available for checkout 3 weeks before the next meeting. Come ready to discuss the book, do activities, and speak your mind.

June 22
Healthy Cooking at its Best will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Thursday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Join Chef Tony from Brookdale Senior Living for a seminar on healthy cooking. The chef will prepare samples of dishes and discuss how to prepare healthy meals. Everyone will get a chance to sample the dishes. RSVP by June 20 to 336-992-3180

June 22
Matinee Movies for Adults will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. Recently-released films. Free snacks and drinks while supplies last. Call 336-703-2930 to find out what is showing.

June 23
Photography Workshop for Teens will be held at Walkertown Library on Friday, June 23 at 1 p.m. Have you ever wanted to learn more about photography? Want to try your hand at a real photo shoot? Or, experiment with developing photographs in a darkroom? Teens ages 13-17 are invited to learn more about photography. Free. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

June 24
Family Fun Day
Körner’s Folly is hosting their second annual Family Fun Day on June 24 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about historic games and Victorian traditions while participating in hands-on activities and crafts. Aesop’s Fabulous Fables Puppet Show will be performed at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Self-guided tours and scavenger hunts will also round out the day’s activities.

June 24
A Night of Worship: Remembering Luke featuring the North Pointe Praise Team, New Day, Nicole Watts-Jenkins and The Shepherds at North Pointe Church, located at 5225 High Point Rd., on Saturday, June 24 at 6 p.m. Admission to the concert is canned food or non-perishable items to support Crisis Control of Kernersville.

June 25-28
Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be held at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 N. Main Street, June 25 – 28 from 6 – 8 p.m. for kids 3-years-old to rising first graders. Kids will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, and experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures. Each day concludes with a Closing Circle to let children reflect and review on the day’s activities. Kids at Maker Fun Factory VBS will join a missions’ effort to fund the digging of effective clean water wells for remote villages in Peru. Register at http://www.fccministries.com/#/events/vbs-2017.

June 25
Camp Out: Get S’more of Jesus VBS will be held at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd., June 25 – 29 from 6 -8:30 p.m., nightly. The VBS is free. To register, visit www.sedgegardenumc.org/vbs2017.

June 26
Acrylic Painting Art Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. Robin Buchanan will instruct on how to paint a summer beach scene and a palm tree using acrylic paint and your imagination. Supplies provided, but you can bring your favorite brush if you want. Register by phone at 336-703-2990 or via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com as seats are limited. Everyone invited, especially beginners.

June 26
Kid’s Yoga will be held at Walkertown Library on Monday, June 26 at 11 a.m. Children of all ages and their parents are invited to a special yoga session for kids. Bring a mat if you have one and enjoy the health benefits of yoga with certified instructor Lisa Kushner. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

June 26
Novant Health Bariatric Surgical Seminar will be held at Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center – Conference Center, located at 1750 Kernersville Medical Pkwy, on Monday, June 26 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Join James Dasher, MD, and Thomas Walsh, MD, 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.

June 27
Hearing Loss – Caption Telephone Class will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on
Tuesday, June 27 at 1 p.m. Learn about how hearing loss affects quality of life and the various devices available to improve hearing loss. See if you qualify for assistive technology and devices to improve your hearing. RSVP by June 25 to 336-992-3180.

June 27 – 30
Gadgets & Gizmos VBS will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Church June 27 – 30 from 9 a.m. – noon daily. The VBS is for children ages 2 – 12 and will include crafts, games, snacks and fun. To register, visit www.kwclife.com. For more information, call 336-992-3000. The church is located at 930 N. Main Street.

June 28
Books for Dudes will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, June 28 at noon. Laid-back book club for dudes of all ages. Come and share what you have been reading and enjoy fellowship and suggestions for future reading from others.

June 28
Get Hooked! Teen Knit and Crochet Club will be held at Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 28 at 3 p.m. Learn the basics or bring your current project. There will be a limited supply of tools for beginners to learn. Both beginner and advanced stitchers welcome.

June 28
“Oh the Places We Live” for Kids will be held at Walkertown Library on Wednesday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Special storytime presented by the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University. They’ll be reading “If You Lived Here” by Giles LaRoche and learning about the different houses people live in around the world. Children will create acollage of their dream home to take home with them. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

June 29
Steps to Improve Chronic Pain, presented by Laura Bolton Plunkett, will be held at the Senior Enrichment Center on Thursday, June 29 at 1 p.m. Join the Senior Enrichment Center for this 30-minute introductory presentation to chronic pain and what you can do to take control of it. If enough people are interested a six-week class may be offered in July. RSVP to 336-992-3180.

June 30
Animal Architects! with the NC Zoo will be held at Walkertown Library on Friday, June 30 at 3 p.m.
Through hands-on animal artifacts, lots of visuals and a live animal or two, you will discover some of the creative ways animals build their homes, nests or community housing.

July 1
Storytime at the Park at 4th of July Park, sponsored by the Kernersville Library, on Saturday, July 1 at 10 a.m. For ages 8 and under. The park is located at 702 W. Mountain Street.

July 1 – 31
Christmas in July Sale will be held at the Next Step Ministries Thrift Store, located at 955 Hwy 66 South, for the entire month of July.

July 7
Family Flick Friday will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, July 7 at 4 p.m. Fee movie with free popcorn and drinks while supplies last.

July 7
Teen Yoga will be held at Walkertown Library on Friday, July 7 at 3 p.m. Teens ages 13-17 are invited to a special yoga session just for young adults. Bring a mat if you have one and come enjoy the health benefits of yoga with certified instructor Lisa Kushner. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

July 8
Crafty Saturday will be held at Walkertown Library on Saturday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Children ages 8-11 are invited to tap into their creative side with a guided craft session. All materials and directions are provided, and you can take your creation home with you. Call or visit the circulation desk to register.

July 10
Looking Forward, Living Forward: An Elders’ Wisdom/Discussion Circle will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 10 at 10:30 a.m. Group conversation that helps people explore, realize, and look forward to a fulfilling “next act” of life. Designed primarily for people over age 50, but anyone can benefit.

July 10 – 14
WinShape Camp is an experience for campers that have completed grades 1 – 9. Whether you like soccer, science, or anything in between, there is something for everyone at WinShape Camps for Communities. In this adventure they combine sports, recreation, arts, Bible study and worship into one week. WinShape Camps provide a professionally trained staff to help create the most meaningful, unforgettable and fun-filled day camp experience.
Check out the WinShape Facebook Page by searching “WinShape Camps Kernersville NC.” Registration is $155. The camp will take place from July 10 – 14 from 7:45 a.m. – 4:55 p.m. each day.

July 11
LEGO Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 11 at 6 p.m. This interactive and hands-on storytime is for ages 2 to 5 and is designed to teach kindergarten readiness skills. Storytime will focus on a theme as they read a story, sing a song, and build LEGO projects together. Spots are limited. Registration required. To register or for more information, call 336-703-2930.

July 13
Books for Belles will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, July 13 at noon. Open-discussion women’s book club. Come and discuss what everyone’s been reading or talk about your favorite books and authors.

July 14
Let’s Build! will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m. Join the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology to learn about buildings from around the world and design and build your own structure. Call 336-703-2930 to register.

July 15
Sensory Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. This 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 18
Tail Waggin’ Tutors will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog. To register for a 10-minute appointment, call 336-703-2930. For readers ages 5 to 11.

July 18
Meditation Session will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

July 19
Kernersville: Then and Now will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, July 19 at 3 p.m. Using images spanning centuries, see how Kernersville has continued to grow and prosper since Joseph Kerner settled here in the 1800s. Learn about the town’s business and transportation history, from the crossroads to the railroad and all the way up to Old Highway 40’s conversion to Highway 421. Presented by the Kernersville Museum.

July 21
Movies in the Park will be held on July 21 at Harmon Park in downtown Kernersville, showing “Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The movie begins at dusk. Join the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department at Harmon Park for games, food and local vendors.

July 21
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, July 21 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 23 – 27
Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church Sunday, July 23 – Thursday, July 27. For more information about this VBS, call the church at 336-993-8132.

July 26
Books for Dudes will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, July 26 at noon. Laid-back book club for dudes of all ages. Come and share what you have been reading and enjoy fellowship and suggestions for future reading from others.

July 27
Matinee Movies for Adults will be held at the Kernersville Library on July 27 at 2:30 p.m. Recently-released films. Free snacks and drinks while supplies last. Call 336-703-2930 to find out what we’re showing.

July 28
The Balloon Lady will be at the Kernersville Library on Friday, July 28 at 4:30 p.m. Be amazed by the creations of Balloon Lady Donna Pruett, and you may even win one in the raffle at the end.

August 4
Matt Sandbank’s Shadow Factory will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, August 4 at 4:30 p.m.
The whimsical shadow puppet show will delight the whole family. For videos and more, visit www.sandbankshadowfactory.com.

August 10
“A Curated Tour of our Tropical Garden” led by Adrienne Roethling, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden Curator will be held on Thursday, August 10 from 6 – 7 p.m.
Free to members of the Garden or a $5 donation for non-members. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. To register, call 336-996-7888.

September 15
Movies in the Park will be held on September 15 at Harmon Park in downtown Kernersville, showing “Moana.” The movie begins at dusk. Join the Kernersville Parks and Recreation Department at Harmon Park for games, food and local vendors.

October 28
Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Church, located at 930 N. Main Street, on October 28 at 6 p.m. During this time they will be collecting the final backpacks and school supplies for local children through their month long Backpack Program. For more information, call 336-992-3000.