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Caregiver Support Group at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street)
2nd and 4th Mondays at 11 am. A support group for caregivers who need a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges, and rewards of providing care for an adult loved one, friend, neighbor, etc. with disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer’s, brain injury, or other chronic debilitating health conditions. Call 336-992-3180 to RSVP.
August 10 – 31
Beginner/Intermediate Crochet Lessons Wednesday, August 10 – 31 at 1 pm (4 Week Session). Learn the basic stitches in crocheting or if you already know how, improve your skills. Learn how to keep your edges straight and to read and follow written crochet patterns at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street). $40 class fee (cash or check) due by August 4. RSVP by calling 336-992-3180, and for supply list.
August 13
Downtown Sidewalk Sale will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
August 13
Downtown Cruise-in will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 4 – 7 p.m.
August 13
Vacation Bible School at Morris Chapel United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 13 from noon – 6:30 p.m. Music, imagination station/crafts, storytime and recreation. The day will end with pizza and water fun. Ages 3 – 6th grade. Register at www.morrischapel.org.
August 15
Slower Paced Bingo will be held on Monday, August 15 at 1 p.m. Bingo called at a slower pace using large size playing cards. All are welcome. Caregivers will need to attend to help assist their player. Call The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street) two business days in advance by calling 336-992-3180.
August 18
Movie on the Lawn at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Thursday, August 18 from 7 – 10 p.m. Sponsored by Brooke Cashion & Associates.
August 19
Game Day – Hosted by The Ladies of Kernersville at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street) will be held on Friday, August 19 from 1-3:30 p.m. Enjoy your favorite games with friends. Some games will be provided by The Ladies of Kernersville. However, you are welcome to bring your own game. RSVP two business days in advance by calling 336-992-3180.
August 19
Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held at Pine Knolls Golf Course. For more information, visit www.kernersvillenc.com or call 336-993-4521
August 20
Honeybee Festival will be held on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Fourth of July Park.
August 21
Good Wheels Cruise-in at Goodwill Baptist Church. Kids are invited to bring their bikes or trikes for a friendly obstacle course competition. Free hot dogs and ice cream. Cars, trucks, motorcycles are welcome. Contact GBCSound1@gmail.com. The church is located at 3110 Piney Grove Rd.
August 22
Cooking Demo and Nutrition Education On-site (636 Gralin Street) and Facebook Live
Monday, August 22 at 1:00 pm. Second Harvest of Northwest NC presents fun nutrition tips/tricks, in partnership with Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters. Join demonstrator Sruthi as she creates healthy, savory dishes and shares samples. Classes will also be broadcast via Facebook live. Follow The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville on Facebook, like and share the cooking demo. RSVP by August 15 to 336-992-3180.
August 25
Music at Twilight will be held on Thursday, August 25 at 6 p.m. at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden.
August 25
Red Cardinal Paper Fan Craft on Thursday, August 25 at 10 a.m. Mary Linville will teach an easy-to-follow class on how to make a paper fan cardinal decoration at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street). Use it on wrapped packages, hang on glass doors or windows, or perhaps a Christmas tree. Hang it wherever you choose. Supply fee $5.00 (cash only) payable day of class. RSVP required by August 22
August 25
Dog Days of Summer will be held at From the Earth Farmer’s Market at Oak Ridge Military Academy in the Bonner Field House Lot, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on Thursday, August 25 from 4 – 7 p.m. All things dog, including a small K-9 adoption, learn ways to care for your dog, and pick up your local dog items and produce. There will also be a food truck on site.
August 26
Covered Dish Luncheon with Special Guest Wes Richards at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street) on Friday, August 26 at noon. Enjoy hits from Elvis, music from the 1950s, country music and more as Wes entertains with his delightful blend of music and comedy. Bring your favorite dish with enough to share. RSVP required by August 23 and let The Shepherd’s Center know what food item(s) you plan to bring.
August 29
NC Pottery History and Pot Making Workshop Lam Museum of Anthropology at WFU on Monday, August 29 at 11 a.m. Tina Smith, museum educator, will present the history of Native American pottery in North Carolina. At the end of the presentation, you will be able to create your own coil or pinch pot from air-dry clay. RSVP by August 24 by calling The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street) at 336-992-3180.
August 30
Meet and Greet Book Exchange Drop-in on Tuesday, August 30 at 1 – 3 p.m. Come and meet members of the Books Ignite. Book club at The Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (636 Gralin Street). Sit, chat, and ask questions. Find out what the club is all about and exchange a book. Bring one, take one. The books to exchange must be paperback and in good condition (dog ears ok). Free custom-made bookmark for participants. RSVP by August 25 or drop-in by calling 336-992-3180.
September 3
Cars & Coffee will take place at Triad Baptist Church on Saturday, September 3 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
September 24
Homegrown Arts Festival will be held on September 24 beginning at 1 p.m. at Harmon Park.
October 13
All Things Fall Harvest Festival will be held at From the Earth Farmer’s Market at Oak Ridge Military Academy in the Bonner Field House Lot, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on Thursday, October 13 from 4 – 7 p.m. Pumpkins, apples, gourds, potted plants and much more. Vendors will be highlighting the tastes and smells of the season.
October 27
Costume Spooktacular will be held at From the Earth Farmer’s Market held at Oak Ridge Military Academy in the Bonner Field House Lot, located at 2317 Oak Ridge Rd. in Oak Ridge, on October 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. Dress up members of your family and come trick or treating at the Market. All treats, no tricks. There is something for everyone, including special furry friends.
November 25
Merry Maker Market will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Friday, November 25 & Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. Two days of shopping and food. The garden’s Christmas lights will go up from 5 – 9 p.m. each night. There will be 40+ vendors inside the ballroom and in the parking lot.