Calendar

April 9
Vegetable Gardening will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Monday, April 9 at 6 p.m. Learn the basics of organic vegetable gardening, from building healthy soil to proper watering, to managing weeds, insects, and diseases in environmentally-friendly ways. Call the library 336-703-2990 to register.

April 9
Paper craft DIY will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. Dive into the craft supplies to create different themed pieces of art each month, all using paper craft. The library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 9
Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Kernersville meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at Kernersville Wesleyan Church Family Center, located at 930 North Main St., 11 a.m. There will be a Bingo Fundraiser. $10 will buy a card for each game and a hot dog lunch. For more information about Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Kernersville, visit Kernersvillenewcomers.blogspot.com or call Ann Gomo at 336-817-3925.

April 10 –17
Community Mid-Week Lent Services will be held at Main Street United Methodist Church (UMC) with pastors from various churches in the community giving the service each Wednesday from 12 – 12:30 p.m. followed by a light lunch in the fellowship hall from 12:30 – 1 p.m. Suggested donation of $5 is requested to cover the cost of the meal. Everyone is welcome. The following dates and pastors giving the services are: April 10 by Father Paul Dechant from Holy Cross Catholic Church; and April 17 by Rev. John Pruitt from First Presbyterian Church.

April 10
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, April 10 at 5 p.m. New members of all skill and interest levels welcome. The library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 10
Preschool Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 3 – 6. The library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 10
Family History Discovery Event, sponsored by the Colfax Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, located at 8934 W. Market St. in Colfax, on Wednesday, April 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. Learn about tools and resources for finding and connecting with ancestors and relatives.

April 11
Books for Belles will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, April 11 at noon. Women’s open-discussion book club. The library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 11
Toddler Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, April 11 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 2 and under. The library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 12
26th Annual Shepherd’s Center Gala will be held at Summerfield Farms, located at 3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd., Summerfield, on Friday, April 26. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sit-down dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $75/person. For more information, call 336-996-6696.

April 13
Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt at the Kernersville YMCA on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – noon. 10,000 egg hunt, lawn games, face painting, bounce house, touch-a-truck, balloon artist, photo booth, Kona ice and goody bags (while supplies last).

April 13
My Easter Story, a musical drama, will be presented at Triad Baptist Church on Saturday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. with interpretation available for the hearing impaired, and again on Sunday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and a nursery will be provided for infants through age three.
All performances will be in the church’s Worship Center, located at 1175 South Main St., across the street from Walmart and Chick-fil-A. For more information, call the church at 336-996-7573.

April 13
Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt will be held at Main Street Baptist Church, located at 126 N. Main St., on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. for children ages birth – fifth grade. Hear the true Easter message, have fun with others and hunt for candy filled Easter eggs. Bring a basket. For more information, call 336-993-4534.

April 13
The Crossing Mother Daughter Tea Party – Ladies of The Crossing are invited to come and enjoy a relaxing time together at our Mother Daughter Tea Party on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. They will meet at the North Campus, located on North Main St. in Room C008, for refreshments and e fun activities. RSVP by April 5 to Tabitha Utterback at tabitha.utterback@fccministries.com.

April 13
Deja Vu Prom at the Kernersville Museum on Saturday, April 13 from 8 – 11 p.m. Do you ever wish you could re-live your prom? Or just want the chance to dress up again. If so, join the museum for An Evening Under the Stars. This event is for adults 21 and up. Prom attire is required, but the decade is your choice. Current styles, styles from the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s are all welcome. Dress shirts, ties and suits are all appropriate for male attire. No jeans, t-shirts, or rubber flip flops allowed. A DJ will play music from the 80’s, 90’s and early 2000’s. Beer and wine bar is available. ID required to purchase alcohol. To purchase tickets, visit www.kernersvillemuseum.org.

April 13
Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main Street, on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy thousands of bulbs that will be blooming in a glorious celebration of Spring. Free to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit, www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

April 13
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 West Mountain Street, on Saturday, April 13 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.

April 13
Easter Egg Hunt will be held at First Presbyterian Church on April 13 at 10 a.m. The church is located at 611 Oakhurst Street.

April 13
Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Gospel Light Baptist Church on Saturday, April 13. Meet on the ball field. The Easter egg hunt will be held in the large fellowship hall if there is bad weather. For ages birth to fifth grade. The church is located 890 Walkertown Guthrie Road. For more information, call 336-722-9700.

April 13
Kernersville Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Project:Re3, will be held on Saturday, April 13 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Civitan Park, located at 309 Nelson St. The event is free. Ages three and under will hunt for eggs at 9:30 a.m., ages 4 – 6 at 10:15 a.m., and ages 7 – 11 at 11 a.m. Collected eggs will be exchanged for candy bags.

April 13
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring Never Too Late Bluegrass (bluegrass) will be held on Saturday, April 13 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

April 13
Easter Egg Extravaganza will be held at Crews United Methodist Church, located at 4150 Reidsville Rd., on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event includes games, hayride, lunch and more. The rain date is April 20. For more information, call 336 723-0237.

April 14
The Kernersville Food Truck Festival will be held at The Brewer’s Kettle on Sunday, April 14 on Sunday, April 14 from 12 – 7 p.m. Local beer, live music, local vendors. For more information, visit The Kernersville Food Truck Festival on Facebook. The Brewer’s Kettle is located at 308 East Mountain Street.

April 14
Palm Sunday Service will be held on Sunday, April 14 at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd.

April 14
Palm Sunday at Glenn View Baptist Church, located at 4275 Glenn High Rd., will be held on Sunday, April 14. Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by Corporate worship at 10:45 a.m. and an Easter Egg Hunt for kids at 4 p.m. The Easter Egg Hunt will start in the sanctuary with a show from The Amazing Teacher. The event will include an egg hunt, giant slide and more. For more information, call 336-788-2569 or visit www.glennview.org.

April 14
Dr. Billy Martin will be preaching during the 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. services at Smith Grove Baptist Church on April 14. The church is located at 2707 Sandy Ridge Road in Colfax.

April 15
STEAM for Tweens: Black-Out will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, April 15 at 4 p.m. Join the library for crafts, technology, science experiments, and more. This month they’re celebrating National Poetry Month and making black-out poetry. For grades 3-5. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 15
Providence Baptist Church Spring Giving Event – Feeding the Community, will be held April 15 – 17 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., nightly. Providence will open its doors to allow the Kernersville Community to shop from our food pantry at no cost. They will distribute one grocery bag per family that will contain groceries, toiletries and paper goods as available and while supplies last. The church is located at 319 Nelson St. in Kernersville.

April 16
Investing Education Seminar will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. Learn the benefits of making investments, how to find groups interested in investing, and how to find the informational resources to be a successful investor. To register, call 336-703-2930. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane.

April 16
STEAM for Teens: Black-Out Poetry will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. Join the library for crafts, technology, science experiments, and more. This month they’re celebrating National Poetry Month and making black-out poetry. For grades 6-12. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 16
Yarn for Everyone will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, April 16 at 10 a.m. All skill levels welcome for this new knitting & crocheting group. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 17
Preschool Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 3 – 6. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 18
Toddler Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, April 18 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 2 and under. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 18
Community Conversation on Aging Matters in the Kernersville Area will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. Presented by Aleatha Patterson with Age Friendly Forsyth (AFF). They are working to create an age-friendly community and ensure that Forsyth County is a place where aging adults can live their best lives. Discuss priorities, challenges, and opportunities in the Kernersville area. Kernersville residents and officials with interest in aging matters are invited to attend. RSVP required. The Senior Enrichment Center is located at 130 E. Mountain St. in the basement. For more information, call 336-992-0591 or visit www.shepctrkville.com.

April 18
April’s Lunch and Learn: A Year in the Garden! will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden (PJCBG) by Adrienne Roethling, director of curation and mission delivery for PJCBG, on Thursday, April 18 from 12 – 1 p.m. Whether you are new at gardening or have been gardening your whole life. Roethling will share tips needed during each season, highlight some of the best plants for our region and talk about her favorite gardens and their seasons as well as her favorite nurseries. Free to members of PJCBG or $2 for nonmembers. Register online or call 336-996-7888. Bring your Lunch. The Garden will provide drinks.

April 18
Holy Thursday Communion Service will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd.

April 18
Maundy Thursday Service will be held at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 N. Main Street, on April 19 at 7 p.m.

April 19 – 20
Ruff Love Rescue Yard Sale Fundraiser will be held at 616 Wright Rd. on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Items being sold include household items, collectibles still in original boxes, antiques, glassware, clothing, children’s items, dog items and more.

April 19
Good Friday Cross Walk will be held on Friday, April 19 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Food Lion parking lot on North Main Street. This will be a silent walk. For more information, contact Bunker Hill United Methodist Church at 336-993-8132.

April 19
Easter Coloring Contest, dying eggs and egg hunt will be held on April 19 from 1 – 3 p.m. at Belews Creek Cowboy Church, located at 7507 Preston Road in Belews Creek.

April 20
Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Kernersville Wesleyan Church on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.
They will have egg hunts for ages 1 year old – 5th grade. Children will be broken down into age specific groups to ensure everyone goes home with eggs. Drawing for door prizes for parents, grandparents, or guardians, so make sure you fill out your information. A golden egg will be hidden in each age group. Whoever finds the golden egg in that age group will be able to redeem a prize at the end of the event. For more information, call 336-992-3000.

April 20
Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. Cake walk, bounce houses, photo backdrop, games, crafts, pizza lunch, and an egg hunt for infants through children in 5th grade. RSVP. For more information, visit www.cometothefountain.com/easter-egg-hunt.com.

April 20
Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Love’s United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 20 from 1 – 3 p.m. for toddlers through fifth grade. The church is located 3020 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-595-2114

April 20
Easter Egg-stravaganza will be held at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 N. Main Street, on Saturday, April 20 from 4 – 6 p.m., followed by a service at 6 p.m.

April 20 – 21
Easter Services will be held at First Christian Church will be held on Saturday, April 20 at 6 p.m. (main campus only), and Sunday, April 21 at 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m., and 11:15 a.m. at the main campus and at 10:30 a.m. at the Union Cross campus. The main church is located at 1130 N. Main St. The Union Cross location is at 1109 Salem Crossing Road. For more information, visit www.fccministries.com

April 21
Easter services will begin at Love’s United Methodist Church with the Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. followed by Easter Sunday Breakfast at 8 a.m. and Easter Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. The church is located 3020 Main St. in Walkertown. For more information, call 336-595-2114

April 21
Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Gospel Light Baptist Church on Sunday, April 21 at 8 a.m. in the pavilion. A country breakfast will follow in the large fellowship hall. The church is located 890 Walkertown Guthrie Road. For more information, call 336-722-9700.

April 21
Easter Sunday services will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 21. A sunrise service will be held at 6:30 a.m. and a combined Easter worship will be held at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd.

April 21
Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Belews Creek Cowboy Church, located at 7507 Preston Road in Belews Creek, on April 21 at 6:45 a.m.

April 21
Easter Sunrise Service in the Church Fellowship Building at Smith Grove Baptist Church, located at 2707 Sandy Ridge Road in Colfax, will be held at 7 a.m. on April 21. Breakfast will be held following the service.

April 22
Welcome to Medicare will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Monday, April 22 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Learn Medicare options so you can make the choices right for you. This Senior’s Health Insurance Information Program is presented by the Shepherd’s Center. Call the library 336-703-2990 to register.

April 23
Feature Film Night will be held at the Kernersville Library on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The film being shown is Rated R. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 23
MS Self Help Meeting will be held in the parlor at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 South Main Street, on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:15 p.m. Guest speaker will be LaVerene Garner, PT, DPT, NCS, a licensed physical therapist since 2001 who specializes working with individuals with neurological impairments.

April 24
Preschool Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 3 – 6. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 25
The Kernersville Junior Choral Festival, a joint concert fundraiser event combining the choirs from Sedge Garden, Piney Grove, and Cash Elementary Schools to celebrate children making music in the community. There will be a love offering taken to benefit the Kernersville Family YMCA Bright Beginnings Program. The concert will take place on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 South Main Street. Admission is free.

April 25
Matinee Movie will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m. The film being shown is rated PG-13. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 25
Toddler Storytime will be held at the Kernersville Library on Thursday, April 25 at 10 a.m. Designed for ages 2 and under. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 26
Kernersville Writers Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on Friday, April 26 at 3 p.m. Round two of this twice-monthly gathering for writers. Kernersville Library is located at 248 Harmon Lane. For more information, call 336-703-2930.

April 27
Recycle Day will be held in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Limited to three shedding boxes. Paper, cell phones and hard drives (no TVs or computer monitors), batteries and scrap metal. For more information, contact the Chamber at 336-993-4521.

April 27
Canine Capers will be held at Oak Ridge Town Park, located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge, on April 27 at 10 a.m. Registration for the dog show begins at 9 a.m. The cost to enter the dog show is $5 per event/per dog with ribbons and prizes awarded. All-breed fun match dog shows for purebreds, mixed breeds and junior handlers. Contests for everything from Best Kisser to Best Tail Wagger. The event also includes Canine Good Citizen Test, dog maze, agility and nose work demonstrations, raffle, people food and Bar Avenue, which features merchants, rescue groups and local veterinary hospitals. For more information about sponsorships, send an email to tlannon@oakridgenc.com.

April 27
Kernersville Bulldogs 3rd Annual Golf Fundraiser will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Course on Saturday, April 27 at 12 p.m. Registration at 12 p.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the 2019 Kernersville Bulldogs 14U Baseball tournament season. Tournament will include money for first, second and third place teams, Hole in One: Jeep, 50/50 Raffle, Longest Drive Jeff Crittenden (Longest Drive Champion), Closest to Pin, and additional prizes. Four Player Team: $240, Individual: $60, Mulligans: $10. Sponsorship Opportunities. To register or become a sponsor contact: Jason Stewart at jstew10@yahoo.com.

April 27
Körner’s Folly puppetry program puppeteer training session will be held on Saturday April 27 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The puppet show will be held from 10:30 – 11 a.m. and training and rehearsal will be held from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. This is something for the whole family so bring your parents, siblings, and friends (minimum age is 8 years old to participate). Körner’s Folly is searching for people interested in sharing the story of Körner’s Folly with children. No previous puppetry experience required, just a willingness to learn and morning availability. Come watch the puppet show and hear from our puppeteers all about this wonderful and meaningful program. The best part about the puppet show is the voicework and songs are pre-recorded, so no speaking parts are required. The puppetry program is a great way to see if the performing arts are for you. Attendees must register in advance for this training session. Email Bobbie Wolfe at bowolfe@triad.rr.com to register. For questions, call 336-996-7922.

April 28
Revival Week will be held at Goodwill Baptist Church on Sunday, April 28 at 11 a.m. Starting April 28 through May 1, Goodwill Baptist Church will be having Revival services. The guest speaker will be Craig Church with Craig Church Ministries.

April 28
Two-year Anniversary Service for First Biker Church of America will be held at the church, located at 612 Edgewood St., on Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. There will be a
luncheon offered after the service.

May 2
Blood Drive will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 2 from 2:30 – 7 p.m. Free hot dogs with all the fixin’s and homemade desserts for donors. To schedule an appointment, call 336-521-8089. The church is located at 1510 Bunker Hill-Sandy Ridge Rd.

May 4
Ladies’ Spring Breakfast will be held at Gospel Light Baptist Church on Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. in the large fellowship hall. The special guest speaker is Beverly Griffin. The church is located 890 Walkertown Guthrie Road. For more information, call 336-722-9700.

May 7
Town of Kernersville Water Safety Proclamation will be held at Town Hall on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Mayor Morgan will be presenting the Water Safety Proclamation at the May 7 Board of the Alderman meeting. Join the Hand in Hand Water Safety Awareness Foundation for this event.

May 9
May Lunch and Learn Lecture will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main Street, on Thursday, May 9 at 12 p.m. “North Carolina Wildflower Program” by Derek Smith, environmental engineer, NCDOT. Free to members of PJCGB or $2 for nonmembers. Bring your lunch. The Garden will provide drinks. For more information, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

May 9
Jana Alayra Children’s Concert will be held at First Christian Church Ministries, located at 1130 N. Main Street, on Thursday, May 9 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

May 11
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring Cruize Control (bookie/blues/easy listening) on Saturday, May 11 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

May 11
Tobacco Basket Weaving Class will be held at the historic Train Depot, located at 104 E. Bodenhamer St., on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the first session and May 17 from 2 – 4 p.m. for the second session. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own tobacco basket? They were used during the harvesting process when bringing in a tobacco crop. Your class registration fee covers the cost of the class as well as the materials that will be provided to you so that you can make your own basket during this class. You will be making your own basket. The Kernersville Museum will have an instructor there who will teach you how to make a basket, but she will not be making a basket for you. If you have questions, call the museum for more information at 336-497-4869.

May 11
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, May 11 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners.
Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.

May 14
An Evening Under the Sea – Hand in Hand Water Safety Awareness is hosting their first annual An Evening Under the Sea Gala on Tuesday, May 14 at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden and are selling tickets and looking for sponsors. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for drowning prevention. For more information or to become a sponsor, send an email to info@handinhandwatersafety.org. Hand in Hand Water Safety Awareness Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2017 with a vision of a world without drowning. The mission of Hand in Hand Water Safety Awareness Foundation is to equip all people with survival swimming skills and water safety best practices to prevent drowning-related accidents. For more information about the event, visit www.handinhandwatersafety.weebly.com/2019-hand-in-hand-gala.html.

May 17
Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, May 17 with a 1 p.m. shotgun time at Meadowlands Golf Course, located at 542 Meadowlands Drive, Winston-Salem. Lunch provided. Prizes, snacks beverage cart and putting contest. Team of 4/$350. For more information, visit www.kernersvillekiwanis.org.

May 17
The Manuel Class Rummage & Bake Sale at Sedge Garden United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, May 17 from 7 am – 7 pm and Saturday, May 18 from 7 am – 12 noon. Collections will begin on Saturday, April 6. Donations may be brought to the container near the Scout Hut each Saturday through April and up to May 11 from 8 am – 12 noon. Items NOT ACCEPTED include automotive parts & tires, large appliances, valueless furniture, clothing and technology. Some exceptions apply. For more information or to schedule pick-up of items, call Ron Tuttle at 336-414-5081, Brenda or Don Berrier at 336-345-2653 or Susie Holland at 336-955-7334. The church is located at 794 Sedge Garden Road.

May 30
Concert on the Lawn will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main Street, on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. (gates open at 5 pm). Featuring Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba with special guest Tony Williamson. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 day of concert. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

June 8
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring The Robertson Boys (bluegrass) on Saturday, June 8 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

June 8
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, June 8 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.
June 10 – 14
“Farm Fresh Faith” ~God’s Faithfulness to Joseph VBS will be held at Smith Grove Baptist Church, located at 2707 Sandy Ridge Road in Colfax, June 10 – 14 from 7 – 9 p.m.

July 11
July Summer Thursday Lecture will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main Street, on Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m. “Preserving the Garden: Dried Arrangements” by Adrienne Roethling, PJCBG director of curation and mission delivery. Free to members of PJCBG or $5 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

July 13
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring Barefoot Modern (pop/rock/indie) will be held on Saturday, July 13 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

July 13
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, July 13 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.

August 8
August Summer Thursday Lecture will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main Street, on Thursday, August 8 at 6 p.m. “Epiphytes – Life Out on a Limb” by Josh Williams, PJCBG’s garden manager. Free to members of PJCBG or $5 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

August 10
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring The Tyler Millard Band (blues/pop/southern rock) will be held on Saturday, August 10 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

August 10
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, August 10 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.

September 14
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring Shiloh Hill (folk/rock/indie) will be held on Saturday, September 14 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

September 14
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, September 14 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.

October 12
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park featuring The Radials (rock/Americana) will be held on Saturday, October 12 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Town Park amphitheater. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, or bring a picnic. No alcohol. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The event is free, but donations are requested to pay the band. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

October 12
Community Free Clinic will be held at Christ Center Assembly, located at 2721 W. Mountain Street, on Saturday, October 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. Free screenings: vision, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar. Free consultation from board certified physicians and nurse practitioners. Free transportation is available. Call 980-329-4946.