Calendar

August 13
Blood Donation Challenge, sponsored by Oak Ridge Lions Club, will be held on Monday, August 13 at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church. Oak Ridge Lions Club is challenging any civic or business organization to get the most people to donate blood at this event. The winner of the challenge gets bragging rights and recognition of their service to the community, as well as the knowledge that they are providing a life saving gift. In order to track the numbers from each group, add your organization’s name to your registration name, for example: Lion Jim Smith, Kiwanis Mary Jones, Merchant Bill Davis, etc. Register at http://signup.com/go/YCiNnsk and fill any open time slot. Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information contact Lion Danny at 336-455-1722.

August 13
Free German Language Class: Advanced will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, August 13 from 6 – 8 p.m. Learn to communicate – listen, speak, read, and write – in German with help of instructor, Brigitte Woloszyn, from Germany. New students, register by calling the library at 336-703-2990.

August 14
English as a Second Language: Free Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, August 14 from 9:15 – 11 a.m. Practice conversation, learn new expressions, and improve your pronunciation in a relaxed group led by instructor Nicholas Bradley. Every Tuesday at 9:15 a.m., ongoing class. Call 336-703-2990 to register.

August 14
Twenty-Six Documents You Need to Have will be held at the Senior Center on Tuesday, August 14 at 9 a.m. Presented by Danny Jefferson, Pierce Jefferson Funeral and Cremation Services. Did you know there are twenty-six documents you will need to have on hand in the event of the death of a loved one? Jefferson has forty-five years in the business and will be able to help answer any questions. RSVP required. Call 336-992-0591.

August 14
Kernersville Newcomers Tea will be held on Tuesday, August 14 at Kernersville Wesleyan Church Family Center, located at 930 N. Main Street, at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. Drop by and learn about the club. For more information, visit kernersvillenewcomers.blogspot.com or call Ann Gomo at 336-817-3925.

August 16
Who’s Got Games for Adults will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, August 16 from 2-5 p.m. An afternoon of board and tabletop games every Thursday. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library games include Canasta, Dominoes, Trivial Pursuit, Cribbage, Bingo and many more.

August 16
6 Ws of Mystery Book Club: Crime Solvers Book Club will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, August 16 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. This month’s discussion will be “The Perfect Suspect” by Margaret Coel. Everyone invited. Refreshments served. Call 336-703-2990 for more information. The book is available for checkout at the library.

August 16
Diabetes 101: What You Can Do to Take Charge will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, August 16 at 1 p.m. At an introductory session presented by Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging individuals will learn more about diabetes, what they can do to manage it, and about the Living Healthy with Diabetes 6-week workshop at the Senior
Center. If there is enough interest, the workshop will follow beginning Thursdays, August 23 to September 23 at 9:30 a.m. There is no cost to attend. RSVP is required as space is limited by August 14. Call 336-992-0591.

August 16
Essential Oils for Seniors will be held at the Senior Center on Thursday, August 16 at 10 a.m. Come to a make-and-take while you learn about powerful essential oils. An explanation will be provided of what oils do and how to use them. Choose a roller touch bottle to make-and-take home with you from the following: Sleepy Time, Bladder Helper, Pain Go Away, Stress Away, and Tummy Helper, $10 for each roller bottle. RSVP required. Call 336-992-0591.

August 17
Chamber Golf Tournament will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Course on Friday, August 17.

August 17
The Forsyth County GOP will hold a Grand Opening of their office on Friday evening, August 17 from 4 to 7 PM at the Bronze Building on Lewisville Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Candidates running in the November Midterms will be present. Everyone is invited to “meet and greet” and enjoy refreshments.

August 17
Community Music Night will be held at Oak Ridge Town Park, located at 6231 Lisa Drive in Oak Ridge, on Friday, August 17 at Oak Ridge Town Park. The featured movie will be “Wonder.” Food vendors, fun and games. The movie will begin at dark. Free admission. Bring lawn chair or blankets.

August 17
Protecting Your Assets from Scammers and Medical Creditors will be held at the Senior Center on Friday, August 17 at 10 a.m. Vance Parker, a North Carolina-licensed Elder Law attorney, will be at the Senior Center to provide an educational seminar focusing on protecting what matters most. Topics to be covered include: Potential Scams: sweetheart, lottery, and “relative” in trouble; Asset Protection: protection trusts and professional fiduciaries; and Why It’s Important to Protect Your Assets: the truth about long-term healthcare costs, programs that are available to support your healthcare costs, and proactive planning vs. crisis planning. Question and answer session will follow the presentation. RSVP required. Call 336-992-0591.

August 17
Matter of Balance: No Cost Balance & Flexibility Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, August 17 from 10 a.m. – noon. Do you have concerns about falling? Are you interested in improving your balance and flexibility? Join the library for the evidence-based workshop, A Matter of Balance. There is no cost to attend and spaces are limited. To register, call 336-703-2990.

August 17
One-on-One Computer Help with Carol Haskins will be held at the Walkertown Library on Friday, August 17 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Free computer help. The purpose of this program is to help you with any computer task – from how to turn a computer on to using programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Learn email, Google Drive and Facebook. Get help with your resume. Get better equipped for a job or learn to use your own laptop with help of an experienced volunteer instructor. Registration required. Call 336-703-2991 to register.

August 18
Honeybee Festival will be held on Saturday, August 18 at Fourth of July Park from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Concerts, crafts, food and kids’ activities. For more information, visit kvhoneybee.com or call 336-996-3062.

August 18
Triad Criterium Champion Series, a USA cycling race and community cycling day, will be held at Herbalife Innovation and Manufacturing (HIM) facility on Saturday, August 18 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event is an opportunity for the community to enjoy a day of bicycle racing, as well as an opportunity to experience the course. Attendees of all ages are encouraged to bring their bikes and helmets and test their skills on a separate closed course. Members of the local cycling club will be on hand providing riding tips. The event is being held in the HIM parking lot, located at 4500 Axle Drive.

August 19
Community Resource Fair will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on August 19 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the education building. Organizations present at the event will be Parents of Addicted Loves Ones, Cancer Services, Tough 5 Massage, Hospice and Palliative Care, PACE of Triad, Legal Aid of NC, CareNet, Brenner FIT, and Essential Oils with Julie, RN.

August 19
Cut-A-Thon: Back to School Haircut Fundraiser at Elite Hair Design, sponsored by Project:Re3, will be held on Sunday, August 19 from 1 – 5 p.m.
$10 cuts, $5 lunch, silent auction, raffle, live music, games, bake sale and more. All proceeds go to Jah Works, a nonprofit from Walkertown that provides clean water to communities in Jamaica. Elite Hair Design is located at 310 E. Mountain Street in Kernersville.

August 20
Genealogy & Your DNA will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, August 20 at 6 p.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 20
German Language Class for beginners will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, August 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 20
Digitization Station Assistance will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, August 20 from 3 – 5 p.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 21
Free Paper Collage Art Class with Cheryl Powell will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, August 21 from 10 a.m. – noon. Call 336-703-2990.

August 23
Free Yoga Class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, August 23 at 3:30 p.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 23 – 27
Living Healthy with Diabetes Workshop will be held on Thursday afternoons from 9 – 11:30 a.m. from August 23 – September 27 at the Senior Center. No cost to the participant. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. The workshop is best suited for individuals who are living or caring with someone with diabetes and are looking to take charge of their life and manage their diabetes on a day to day basis. By attending this workshop, participants can expect: find ways to deal with symptoms of diabetes, explore ways to sleep better, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment and medication choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. The diabetes workshop helps individuals self-manage their diabetes by providing information on topics such as monitoring blood sugar levels, physical activity and healthy eating tools that individuals can use to manage their diabetes. Community members who wish to register for this program or have questions may contact the Senior Enrichment Center at 336-992-3180.

August 23
FCRW monthly meeting for the Forsyth County Republican Women will be held on Thursday, August 23 at the Masonic Lodge, 4537 Country Club Road. A salad supper will be served beginning at 5:30. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the meal. Several judges running for office will be speaking. RSVP to programsfcrw@gmail.com.

August 23
The Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop will be held on Thursdays from 9 – 11:30 a.m., August 23 – September 27 at the Senior Enrichment Center (SEC). The workshop is a six week program and is offered at no cost to the participant. Classes are participative, where mutual support and success build the participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. The workshop is best suited for individuals who are living or caring with someone with diabetes and are looking to take charge of their life and manage their diabetes on a day to day basis. Partici-pants can expect to find ways to deal with symptoms of diabetes, explore ways to sleep better, dis-cover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment and medication choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.
The diabetes workshop helps individuals self-manage their diabetes by providing information on topics such as monitoring blood sugar levels, physical activity and healthy eating tools that individuals can use to manage their diabetes.
Those who wish to register for this program or have questions may contact the SEC at 336-992-0591.The SEC is located at 130 E. Mountain Street in the basement of the Kernersville Library.

August 23
Annual Indoor Tag Sale will be held at Friedberg Moravian Church, located at 2178 Friedberg Church Road, on Thursday, August 23 from 8 am – 4 pm; Friday, August 24 from 8 am – 12 noon and 3 pm – 7 pm; and Saturday, August 25 from 8 am – 1 pm. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship.

August 24
Break a Leg Golf Tournament will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Club on Friday, August 24 beginning at 1 p.m. The tournament is being hosted by the East Forsyth High School Friends of the Theatre to raise money for a new soundboard for the auditorium. Cost is $200/team of 4 or $60/individual. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/EFHSFriendsoftheTheatre/ or call 336-830-4377.

August 24
Coloring Group for Adults will be held at the Walkertown Library on Thursday, August 24 at 10:30 a.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 24
Break a Leg Golf Tournament will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Club on Friday, August 24 beginning at 1 p.m. The tournament is being hosted by the East Forsyth High School Friends of the Theatre to raise money for a new soundboard for the auditorium. Cost is $200/team of 4 or $60/individual. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/EFHSFriendsoftheTheatre/ or call 336-830-4377.

August 24
Evelyn Lawrence Memorial Children’s Consignment Sale will be held on Friday, August 24 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 25 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. with items half priced on Saturday. Shop for gently used clothing, toys, baby items, bikes, books, games, CDs, and DVDs. Forty percent of the proceeds will be used to support Columbiettes’ local charities. Information packets can be viewed by visiting www.holycrossnc.com, send an email to mflewis3947@gmail.com, or call 336-918-3947. The sale will be held in the educational building at Holy Cross Catholic Church, located at 616 S. Cherry Street.

August 25
Home Grown Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, August 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the lawn of Körner’s Folly. Local artisans will set up on the lawn to showcase and sell their works. For more information, visit http://www.thekacg.com/homegrown-arts-festival.html.

August 25
Health Fair will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church on August 25 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

August 26 – 29
Fall Revival will be held at Providence Baptist Church, located at 319 Nelson Street, on August 26 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Graylin Carlton, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church; August 27 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ray Campbell, pastor of First Emmanuel Baptist Church in High Point; August 28 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Greg Hairston, pastor at Rising Star Baptist Church in Walnut Cove and August 26 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Oscar Pilson, pastor at St. Paul UMC. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

August 27
German Language Class for Advanced students will be held at the Walkertown Library on Monday, August 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. Call 336-703-2990.

August 28
Free Acrylic Art Class with Barbara Fager will be held at the Walkertown Library on Tuesday, August 28 from 10 a.m. – noon. Call 336-703-2990.

August 28
Get Ready for National Emergency Preparedness Month September will be held at the Senior Center on Tuesday, August 28 at 10 a.m. Presented by Leigha Cordell, Forsyth County Emergency Management. Learn how to prepare for emergencies and what you need to do to create a personal emergency preparedness kit. Kit samples will be available to view during this program. RSVP required. Call 336-992-0591.

August 28
MS Self Help Group Meeting will be held in the parlor at Main Street United Methodist Church, located at 306 South Main Street, on Tuesday, August 28. Guest speaker will be Grace Ragland, a cyclist and motivational speaker.

August 31
Brunch and Chair Volleyball will be held at the Senior Center on Friday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m. Bring your favorite breakfast or lunch dish. Afterwards stay for a rousing game of chair volleyball. It is a great way to make new friends, have fun, and work off t brunch. Let the Senior Center know what food item you will be bringing. Space is limited. Call the Senior Center at 336-992-0591 to reserve your seat.

September 1
The Oak Ridge Historic Preservation Commission will dedicate a marker for the Town’s 20th anniversary on Saturday, September 1 from 4 – 5 p.m. with music and refreshments provided. The dedication will be held at 5314 Williard Road at the corner of Williard and Oak Ridge roads, with parking available on Williard Road and Chalet Drive.

September 8
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park will be held on September 8 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the park’s amphitheater. Rain date is the following Sunday from 2:30 – 4 p.m. The featured band is Cruize Control (Boogie, blues, easy listening). Food and drinks can be purchased onsite or you can bring your own picnic, but alcohol is prohibited. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

September 15
First Annual YPN (Young Professionals Network) Cornhole Tournament benefiting Crisis Control will be held on Saturday, September 15 at Gypsy Road Brewing Company, located at 1105 E. Mountain St. Tournament begins at 11 a.m. Advanced team registration fee is $50 for two player teams only. Advanced registration includes a gift and raffle ticket. Players 21 and older will be able to purchase beer at a discounted price. Day of registration fee is $60 for two-player teams only. The event will include food trucks and raffle tickets for door prizes.

September 20
Triad Job Fair will be held at The Fitness Center, located at 861 Old Winston Road, on Thursday, September 20 from 2 – 5p.m. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 336-993-4521.

September 21
Finding Dory will be the featured Movie in the Park on Friday, September 21 at Harmon Park from 6 – 9 p.m. Bring a blanket to sit on. There will be games to play before the movie, as well as food.

September 22
Clothing Drive will be held at Providence Baptist Church, located at 319 Nelson Street, on September 22 from 8 a.m. – noon. Free clothing and small household items for the community. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

September 28 & 29
Grace House Preschool Children’s Consignment Sale will be held on September 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 29 from 8 a.m. to noon with most items half price. Shop for gently used children’s and teen clothing, shoes, books, toys, baby gear and more. Cash or checks only. Grace Presbyterian Church is located at 360 Hopkins Road.

September 29
Gospel of Jesus Christ in Song will be held on Wednesday, September 29 from 2 – 6 p.m. Annual outreach event with music by local choirs, bands and solo artists. Also included are games for children, food, health information and fellowship with the community.

October 6
Kernersville Oktoberfest will be held at Körner’s Folly, located at 413 South Main Street, on Saturday, October 6 from 3 – 6 p.m. For more information, call 336-996-7922 or visit www.kornersfolly.org.

October 6
Marriage Ministry will be held at Providence Baptist Church, located at 319 Nelson Street, on October 6 at 10:45 a.m. Open to all married couples, engaged couples, widows and widowers. For more information, call 336-996-6284.

October 13
Music in the Park at Oak Ridge Town Park will be held on October 13 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the park’s amphitheater. Rain date is the following Sunday from 2:30 – 4 p.m. The featured band is Sweet Water (Folk and gospel). Food and drinks can be purchased onsite or you can bring your own picnic, but alcohol is prohibited. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Oak Ridge Town Park is located at 6231 Lisa Dr. in Oak Ridge.

October 13
Fall Bazaar will be held at First Christian Church on October 13 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Vendors wanted. To register, visit https://form.jotform.com/73035562478158 or contact Tracy Burkart at tgbsews@gmail.com. The church is located at 1130 North Main Street.

October 27
Fall Bazaar at Love’s United Methodist Church in Walkertown. Breakfast & lunch items, chicken pies, casseroles, baked goods, green beans, corn, soups, crafts and more.