Calendar

January 11
Kernersville Newcomers and Neighbors will not be holding their regular January 11 meeting due to the current rise in COVID cases. For questions, call Ann Gomo at 336-817-3925.
January 11
Kindermusik Playdate in the Garden will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on January 11 at 10:30 a.m. The playdate is for children from infants to six years old and will include singing, dancing, playing instruments, and listening to a story. Taught by Master Kindermusik Educator, Carol Penney. This month’s theme is “It’s Cold Outside.” For more information or to RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
January 11
Introduction to Genealogy with Grace May will be held at the Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Tuesday, January 11 at 6 p.m. Come learn the basics of genealogy with Grace May, a skilled genealogy researcher from Forsyth County Libraries” NC Collection. Email Lara at goldstlb@forsyth.cc to register for this program.
January 11
Storytime for Kids will be held in-person at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Tuesday, January 11 at 10 a.m. with Rodney. Zoom storytime will follow at 11 a.m. Themed grab-n-go craft kits are available at the library for each week’s storytime. Grab-n-go STEM kits will be available at the library; new kits will be out every Thursday.
January 12 &14
Spanish Class will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 12 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday, January 14 at 4:15 p.m. Taught by Susan Moretz, an experienced Spanish instructor. To register, call 336-703-2990. Interested in English as a Second Language (ESL), German or Russian? Contact the Walkertown Library at 336-703-2990 for information about classes available via Zoom and in-person.
January 12
Witchy Washi will be held at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 12 at 11 a.m. This month we will be creating Positivity Journals to help us embrace the New Year and move forward with hope. Email GoldstLB@forsyth.cc to register for this in-person program.
January 12
Kernersville Writers Group will be held in the auditorium at the Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 12 at 5 p.m. Join local author and librarian Bianca Orellana as she guides aspiring writers through aspects of the writing process. For more details about this month’s topics, email Bianca at orellabj@forsyth.cc.
January 12
Preschool Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 12 at 10 a.m. Recommended for ages 3 – 6. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 13
Toddler Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Thursday, January 13 at 10 a.m. Recommended for children ages 2 and under. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 13
Evening Wind-Down Yoga with Lisa Kushner will be held in the auditorium at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on January 13 at 5:30 p.m. Bring your yoga mat and release the day’s stress during this free yoga class for all ability levels. Please email Lara at goldstlb@forsyth.cc to register for this program.
January 14
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, January 14 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.
January 18
Storytime for Kids will be held in-person at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Tuesday, January 18 at 10 a.m. with Rodney. Zoom storytime will follow at 11 a.m. Themed grab-n-go craft kits are available at the library for each week’s storytime. Grab-n-go STEM kits will be available at the library; new kits will be out every Thursday.
January 19 & 21
Spanish Class will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 19 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday, January 21 at 4:15 p.m. Taught by Susan Moretz, an experienced Spanish instructor. To register, call 336-703-2990. Interested in English as a Second Language (ESL), German or Russian? Contact the Walkertown Library at 336-703-2990 for information about classes available via Zoom and in-person.
January 19
Preschool Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 19 at 10 a.m. Recommended for ages 3 – 6. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 19
Paws & Claws Craft will be held in the auditorium at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 19 at 11 a.m. Lend a helping paw to make No-Sew Pet Beds for the dogs and cats at the Forsyth Humane Society. This is the first of 3 craft programs benefiting the shelter animals of Forsyth County. Email Emily at emersoem@forsyth.cc to register for or learn more about this wonderful series of programs.
January 20
Toddler Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Thursday, January 20 at 10 a.m. Recommended for children ages 2 and under. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 20
Blood Drive will be held at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, located at 1510 Bunker Hill – Sandy Ridge Rd., on Thursday, January 20 from 2:30 – 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and select sponsor code: Bunker Hill UMC, call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or Robin Arnold at 336-521-8089.
January 20
Simple Propagation Techniques Lunch & Learn Conversations will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on Thursday, January 20 from 12 – 1 p.m. Join Josh Williams, garden manager, as he discusses the best practices for propagating plants. He will share tips on propagating from seeds and cuttings, so you can prepare to grow strong vegetable and annual seedlings. Bring your questions. $5 / Free to PJCBG members. Bring your lunch, the Garden will provide drinks. Registration required. To RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
January 21
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, January 21 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.
January 22
Chicken Stew Benefit for Brad & Chrissy Johnson will be held at Union Cross Fire and Rescue, located at 4401 High Point Rd., on Saturday, January 22 from 4 – 7 p.m.
Chrissy Johnson, 43, suffered a stroke on November 7, 2021. Her husband Brad, a Captain at Kernersville Fire Department and Assistant Chief at Union Cross Fire Department has not left her side. Funds from the event will help Chrissy and her family with unforeseen expenses and financial burden such as medical bills, lost income, future rehabilitation, etc. All proceeds will go directly to Brad and Chrissy. The chicken stew will be drive-thru only and all orders must be prepaid no later than January 15. $12 for a quart of chicken stew including crackers and 2 desserts. $40 for a gallon of chicken stew including crackers and 8 desserts. The fire department will be raffling off 2 Valentine’s themed gift baskets. Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5.Victory Donuts will be in the drive-thru line selling his donuts. All of his proceeds will go to Brad and Chrissy as well. Thank you to Shoney Boys for providing the chicken stew.
January 24
Kernersville Paranormal Research Monthly Member Meet & Greet / Discussion Group will be held at the Kernersville Library on Monday, January 24 at 6 p.m. To join, RSVP via www.Meetup.com. Search “Kernersville Paranormal Research.” The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., but they will be there as early as 5 p.m. for members who want to come early and meet other members. This month’s topic: Skeptic, Believer, or Somewhere in the Middle?
January 24
Community Share & Teach will be held in the auditorium at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Monday, January 24 at 6 p.m. Do you have a family heirloom, collection, hobby, or interest that you would love to share with the Kernersville community? Email Lara for more information about presenting at or attending this new monthly program.
January 25
Storytime for Kids will be held in-person at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Tuesday, January 25 at 10 a.m. with Rodney. Zoom storytime will follow at 11 a.m. Themed grab-n-go craft kits are available at the library for each week’s storytime. Grab-n-go STEM kits will be available at the library; new kits will be out every Thursday.
January 26 & 28
Spanish Class will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday, January 28 at 4:15 p.m. Taught by Susan Moretz, an experienced Spanish instructor. To register, call 336-703-2990. Interested in English as a Second Language (ESL), German or Russian? Contact the Walkertown Library at 336-703-2990 for information about classes available via Zoom and in-person.
January 26
Preschool Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Wednesday, January 26 at 10 a.m. Recommended for ages 3 – 6. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 26
Director’s Choice Tour with Adrienne Roethling, Director will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on January 26 at 10 a.m. Join Adrienne for a unique tour experience. Each month will explore different plants and areas of the Garden. Topics are chosen by Adrienne and will be kept top secret until the tour. $10 / $7 for PJCBG members. Reservations encouraged. To RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
January 27
Toddler Storytime at Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Thursday, January 27 at 10 a.m. Recommended for children ages 2 and under. Join Miss Stefanie for stories, songs and more.
January 27
Yoga Class will be held indoors at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Thursday, January 27 at 3:30 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing yoga set with experienced instructor Lisa Kushner. This class is for all levels of fitness. Proper safety precautions, such as social distancing, will be maintained. Space limited, registration required.
January 28
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, January 28 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.
January 29
Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons with Trevor Talbert will be held at the Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., on Saturday, January 29 at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. Have you wanted to play D&D but been intimidated by a lack of knowledge about the game? Newbies and seasoned adventurers alike are welcome to join this inclusive and judgement-free information session. To register or inquire further, email librarian Lara at goldstlb@forsyth.cc.
February 1
Kindermusik Playdate in the Garden will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on February 1 at 10:30 a.m. The playdate is for children from infants to six years old and will include singing, dancing, playing instruments, and listening to a story. Taught by Master Kindermusik Educator Carol Penney. This month’s theme is Let Me Call You Sweetheart. For more information visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org. To RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
February 4
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, February 4 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required
February 11
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, February 11 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.

February 17
Vegetable Gardening 101 Lunch & Learn Conversations will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on Thursday, February 17 from 12 – 1 p.m. Josh Williams, garden manager, will answer questions as he shares what it takes to have a successful and fruitful kitchen garden. Topics to include intercropping, companion planting, square foot gardening, crop rotations, permaculture, soil building processes, biological controls and more. Come find out how it’s all connected, and how these lessons learned can be applied elsewhere around the home and garden. $5 / Free to PJCBG members. Bring your lunch, the Garden will provide drinks. Registration required. To RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
February 18
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, February 18 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.
February 23
Director’s Choice Tour with Adrienne Roethling, Director will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, located at 215 S. Main St., on February 23 at 10 a.m. Join Adrienne for a unique tour experience. Each month will explore different plants and areas of the Garden. Topics are chosen by Adrienne and will be kept top secret until the tour. $10 / $7 for PJCBG members. Reservations encouraged. To RSVP, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
February 25
Tai Chi Class will be held at the Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, on Friday, February 25 at 10 a.m. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved balance. Join instructor Mark Fleming for an hour of tai chi “play” that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Space limited, registration required.
April 9
2nd Annual #StephStrong Show N Shine 2022 will be held at Kernersville, NC VFW Post 5352, located at 618 Edgewood St., on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jeep, Truck, Car and Motorcycle Show N Shine. All proceeds from this event go to three separate foundations this year, including She-rocks.org research ovarian cancer knowledge support, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s North Carolina – Virginia Region, and Mission 22. The event will also include vendors, a DJ, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food trucks, and live music. Silent Auction cuts off at 2:30 p.m. 50 awards judged classes, choice awards, Best of Show, Best Themed, Most Patriotic, Farthest Traveled. $20 entry per vehicle for show, free admission, free spectator parking across the street, $10 spectator parking on property.