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Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Monday, June 11
Carver Road Ruritan Club monthly meeting: 6:30 p.m., 130 Linda Drive, Martinsville.
Mount Olivet Ruritan Club board of directors meeting: 6 p.m. at the club building.
Look Good ... Feel Better, a free program that teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients, sponsored by the American Cancer Society: 6 p.m. at Stone Memorial Christian Church, Collinsville. Enter through the church office door. To register or for more information, call the ACS office at 638-8944.
Camp I, week-long (Monday-Friday) introductory art lessons for children ages 8-13: 9-11 a.m. at the Henry County Administration Building. The fundamentals of art will be taught, and children will be exposed to still life drawings and painting, cartoons, abstract painting, and other forms of art. Camp II will be held July 23-27. Sponsored by Henry County Parks and Recreation; call 634-4644 to register. Classes limited to 15.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., New Visions meeting, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St. Ext., Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church, 120 Bassett Heights Road.
Tuesday, June 12
Bassett area Business/Neighborhood Watch meeting: 7 p.m. at Bassett Funeral Service conference room. Everyone welcome.
Martinsville City Council, closed session at 7 p.m.; open session, 7:30 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building.
Field to Friends, a local foods coalition: 4-6 p.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre. The speaker will be Herman Ellison, director of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, who will talk about the upcoming farm census program and its importance to local farm programming. The public is welcome.
Piedmont Writers Group: 6:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts Association.
Free summer reading program for kindergarten through fifth grade begins at the Spencer-Penn Centre: 1-2 p.m. and will continue on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Activities include crafts, music and games, all directed toward reading. Call 957-5757 for more information.
Martinsville/Henry County TRIAD S.A.L.T. Council presents the 16th Anniversary Senior Appreciation Day Picnic: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Jack Dalton Park. It is free; lunch will be catered. There will be comments by Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry; Martinsville Police Chief Mike Rogers; Martinsville Sheriff Steve Draper; and Mickey Mixon, community outreach coordinator from the office of the Virginia Attorney General. Entertainment by “Two Young, Two Old.” For more information, call 632-6442.
Disabilities Unlimited has been invited to attend the S.A.L.T. meeting: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Jack Dalton Park. The group will not hold its regular meeting.
Henry County Republican Committee mass meeting: 6:30 p.m., first-floor meeting room, Henry County Administration Building.
Martinsville Rotary Club: 6:15 p.m., Virginia Museum of Natural History. Randy Scott with the Taxpayer Association of Martinsville and Henry County will speak.
Senior Citizens Tuesday Evening Dance: 7-9:30 p.m. at Rangeley Ruritan Club. This will be Appreciation Night for the Plantation Band. Admission: $5. Public invited.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Patrick County Library: 1-3 p.m.; and Spencer-Penn Centre: 3:30-5:30 p.m., to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs to improve their work force skills and ability to obtain new employment. For more information, call 656-5464.
Free blood sugar screening for seniors age 50 and older: 8-9 a.m., Room 1, Henry County Administration Building; sponsored by Henry County Parks and Recreation Senior Services, in conjunction with PrivaCare. Remember to fast before the screening; 634-4644 if you have questions.
TOPS Va. 413, Ridgeway: 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting, New Life Community Church fellowship hall, 415 Mica Road, Ridgeway; 956-2272.
TOPS Va. 0218, Martinsville: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting, at Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights. Call 957-2523 for more information.
TOPS Va. 0762, Stanleytown: 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting at Stanleytown’s Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 755 Fairystone Park Highway.
TOPS Va. 0626: 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6:15 p.m. meeting at Fieldale United Methodist Church. For information, call 957-3575 or 957-3404.
Narcotics Anonymous, open meeting: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Martinsville Group, First Baptist Church, Starling Avenue, Martinsville.
Wednesday, June 13
Martinsville School Board rescheduled meeting: 6 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building.
Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group: noon at Southern Area Agency on Aging, 204 Cleveland Ave., Martinsville. Carolyn Scales, R.N., is the facilitator. Call SAAA at 632-6442 for more information. A light lunch will be provided.
DuPont “Early Retirement Opportunity” (ERO) luncheon: 11 a.m. at The Sirloin House, Eden, N.C.
Wednesday morning Bible study class, sponsored by the Martinsville Senior Center: 10 a.m., led by Pastor Zeke Zanatos; 403-5260 for more information.
My Child and Me at The Starting Place, Liberty Fair Mall; free activities for children through age 5. No registration required.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Axton Group: noon meeting at Mt. Calvary Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous, making the connection group, open meeting: 9 a.m. at 24 Clay St., Martinsville; 6 p.m. Spencer women’s group; and 8 p.m. Martinsville group meeting, both at Friendly Christian Church, Spencer.
Narcotics Anonymous, open discussion meeting: 6 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1185 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.