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Calendar, Tuesday, Aug. 7
Today, Aug. 7
Grace Baptist Church of Ridgeway will hold a free community dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. The church is located on U.S. 220 in Ridgeway.
Senior Citizens Tuesday evening dance at the Rangeley Ruritan Club: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Entertainment by The Plantation Band. Admission $5. Public invited.
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart-Hairston Camp 515: 6 p.m. meeting at the Historic Henry County Courthouse; officers call at 5:30 p.m. Guests welcome.
Kids Safety Awareness with Henry County Police officers: 1-3 p.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre. Learn about 911, what to know if you get lost and officer’s equipment. Meet the drug and explosive sniffing dog, “Webster.” Free DNA kits for parents. Snacks provided.
Martinsville Rotary Club: 6:15 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Liz Stanley, executive director of Gateway Streetscape Foundation, will give the program.
National Night Out block parties, sponsored by Neighborhood Watch groups, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at three city locations: First Baptist Church of East Martinsville, 1043 E. Church St.; St. Paul High Street Baptist Church, 401 W. Fayette St.; and Agape Bible Christian Fellowship, 240 E. Market St.
Planning Commission Meeting for the city of Martinsville will be held at 2 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 55 W. Church St. Issues to be addressed include a public hearing regarding whether businesses in the Arts and Cultural District should receive the same incentives offered to Enterprise Zone businesses and updates on the Zoning Ordinance as it relates to new construction/parking/building.
New Vision Group of Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Noon, Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. AA and Alanon, First Baptist Church, Starling Avenue, Martinsville.
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. 413, Ridgeway: 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting at New Life Community Church Fellowship Hall, 415 Mica Road, Ridgeway; 956-2272.
TOPS Va. 0626, Fieldale: 5:30-6:10 p.m. weigh-in, 6:15 p.m. meeting at Fieldale United Methodist Church. Call 957-3575 or 957-3404 for more information.
TOPS Va. 0762 Stanleytown: 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting at Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 755 Fairystone Park Highway, Stanleytown. Call Donna Byrd, 632-9220, or Leigh-Anne Rigney, 732-7259, for more information.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group: Noon at Southern Area Agency on Aging, 204 Cleveland Ave., Martinsville R.N. Carolyn Scales will facilitate. Call SAAA for more information at 632-6442. A light lunch will be provided.
Morning Bible Study for seniors age 50 and older at the Martinsville Senior Center: 10 a.m. Pastor Zeke Zanatos will lead the class.
Free Community Meal: 5:30-6:30 p.m. at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, 107 Clearview Drive, Martinsville. Everyone is invited. Use the ramp entrance at the back of the church.
DuPont ERO “Early Retirement Opportunity” luncheon: 11 a.m. at Sirloin House in Eden, N.C.
Narcotics Anonymous, Recovering Renegades meeting: 5:45-6:45 p.m. at A.S.K. Church of God in Christ, 1185 S. Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Martinsville group: noon, at Christ Episcopal Church; Big Book Study at Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church, 8 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Axton group: noon, Mount Calvary Church, 350 A.L. Philpott Hwy., Martinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St., Martinsville.
Thursday, Aug. 9
Mount Olivet Ruritan Club monthly meeting: 6 p.m. at the club building.
Martinsville Exchange Club board meeting: 6:30 p.m. at Stone Ambulance Services.
Joshua’s Place, a 12-step program for all addictions: 6:30 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Sanville community, Bassett.
Man to Man — Prostate Cancer Support Group: 7 p.m., boardroom, Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The group is a forum for men to learn about prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment options. Contact the local ACS office at 638-8944 for more information.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St., Martinsville; 8 p.m., Martinsville group, First Baptist Church, 23 Starling Ave., Martinsville.