Calendar

September 11
Jehovah Shammah Ministries is giving away 50 BAGS OF HOPE a week for 4-6 weeks from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. on Fridays. Each Bag of Hope contains fresh fruit and vegetables. Drive-thru format. The church is located at 403 Nelson Street.
September 12
Car Seat Saturday will be held at Kernersville Fire Rescue Department, Station 42, located at 1180 NC-66 in Kernersville on Saturday, September 12 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Come out and have our firefighters teach you the proper techniques for installing your child’s safety seat. Make sure your little one is strapped in according to manufacturer’s recommendations, it could save their life. Enter off Park Center Drive and enter through the rear apparatus bays.
September 13
Mercy’s Well will perform at Kernersville Friends Church, located at 320 N. Main St., on September 13 at 6 p.m.
September 13
Sedge Garden UMC Outdoor Worship Service will be held on September 13 at 6:30 p.m. at their outdoor pavilion (located across the street from the church). Guests are asked to bring chairs and wear masks. The church is located at 794 Sedge Garden Rd.
September 13 – 30
Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Displays created by members of the Joseph Kerner Chapter will be in the showcases of the Kernersville Library, located at 248 Harmon Ln., and Walkertown Library, located at 2969 Main St. in Walkertown, for the month of September.
September 16
Blood Drive at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, located at 1510 Bunker Hill Sandy Ridge Road, on Wednesday, September 16 from 12 – 5 p.m. Appointments are encouraged as there is limited capacity with the bloodmobile and donor spacing. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code Bunker Hill.
September 16 – 28
Family Fun Days: Victorian Time Traveler has been modified to a new At-Home Program: Victorian Time Traveler. This program provides a complete supply kit and videos for families to step back in time and discover what life was like in the Victorian Era. Victorian Time Traveler Kits include virtual exhibits featuring never-before-seen collection objects, 5 hands-on STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and video demonstrations. Order online and kits are available for curbside, contactless pickup and include all supplies for hands-on activities. Explore the history of Körner’s Folly, the arts, and more at your own pace with this immersive program. Kits will be available for pickup starting Wednesday, September 9 at 9 a.m. Curbside pickup is available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Körner’s Folly, located at 413 S. Main St. To buy your kit and schedule pickup, visit www.kornersfolly.org/events/familyfunweekend.
Kits are $3 per child, and include all activity supplies. The program is designed for elementary and middle school aged children.
September 17
Zoom Paint Your Pet Party to benefit Project No Kill Canine Rescue (PNK) on Thursday, September 17 from 6 – 9 p.m. The event is being hosted by Josh Hendry from Pets by Josh. The event is being posted on PNK’s Facebook/Instagram sites, where you can find the link to sign up. To access PNK’s Facebook page, visit www.facebook.com/KvilleShelter. Registration ends on September 11. All supplies can be picked up on Monday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 15 at Pawlee’s Pet Supply, located at 116 N. Main Street in downtown Kernersville. Supplies include a canvas with your pet’s outline, paint, brushes, Styrofoam plates, paper towels, plastic apron, and an option to purchase a table top easel.
September 17
Bells Across America initiated by the Daughters of the American Revolution will take place
on September 17 at 4 p.m. Churches, schools, veterans’ homes, fire stations, government buildings, and individuals (even cell phones ) are encouraged to ring their bells simultaneously across the nation to commemorate the signing of the Constitution in Philadelphia 233 years ago today on September 17, 1787.
September 20
Blood Drive will be held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on Sunday, September 20 from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Additionally, the Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. For an appointment, call Toni Hays at 336-996-7888 or visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment online and use Sponsor Code: Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden.
September 27
Homecoming Sunday for Kernersville Friends Church, located at 320 N. Main St., featuring Taylor Vaden on September 27 during the 11 a.m. worship service.
October 16 – 17
Fall Bazaar at Love’s UMC, located at 3020 Main Street in Walkertown, on October 16 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. and October 17 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Bazaar will be held in a drive-thru fashion due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
October 17
Annual Chicken Stew will be held at Saturday, October 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kernersville Museum, located at 127 W. Mountain St. They will have the option of “Stew for Two.” Due to Covid-19, the Kernersville Museum will be offering this as a drive-thru even, so you can drive up and they will bring your order to your car. For $10, you get 16 oz. of chicken stew or for $20, you can get 32 oz. of stew. John Burton is back again this year to make the stew. Tickets are limited. For tickets, visit www.kernersvillemuseum.org.
November 7
Kernersville Friends Church annual bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 7 from 8 a.m. – noon. The church is looking for vendors to participate at the bazaar. If you are interested, contact Susie Davis at 336-817-2415, by October 24. Cost per vendor space is $25.
November 14
Second Annual Battle of the Badges Charity Softball Tournament will be hosted at the David F. Couch Ballpark on Saturday, November 14 from 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Cheer on the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, Winston Salem Police Department (WSPD), Kernersville Police Department and Winston-Salem Fire Department as they compete to win the second annual charity softball tournament benefiting Crisis Control Ministry, Inc (CCM). Admission is 3 items per person. Bring non-perishable food, over the counter medications, cleaning products or personal hygiene items for CCM.
You’ll have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items and see who wins the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew cab 4×4 we are raffling off thanks to Modern Chevrolet.
There are only 1,500 raffle tickets available for $100 each, so purchase yours in advance.
The winner gets the truck, registration and federal and state taxes paid. Tickets available at any of the WSPD district offices, CCM, Modern Chevrolet or by contacting Brad Mullins, Jeremiah Handy or Josh Caudle.
To purchase raffle tickets online, visit www.crisiscontrol.org/news-events/events.html/event/2020/07/11/2nd-annual-battle-of-the-badges/290708.
November 17
Life Line Screening will be at Kernersville Friends, located at 320 North Main St., on Tuesday, November 17. Ultrasound screenings for cardiovascular diseases including carotid artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), abdominal aortic aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), peripheral arterial disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a heart rhythm screening (an EKG to detect atrial fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an osteoporosis risk assessment for men and women. Register online at www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or call 1-866-229-0469.