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Calendar items may be sent to calendar@martinsvillebulletin.com, brought to the office at 204 Broad St., Martinsville or mailed to P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, VA, 24112. Dates and times must be included. Recurring events are published in Sunday's edition. To see a complete calendar, visit www.martinsvillebulletin.com 

TODAY

» Martinsville City School Board will have a special closed meeting at 6 p.m. at the Martinsville City School Board Office, 746 Indian Trail, Martinsville.

TUESDAY

» Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» "Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage" is the exhibit through June 5 at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Heritage Center and Museum. The museum is open 1-4 p.m. or by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. 

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard at Spencer Penn Centre is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays. The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

» Chix with stix is at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Knitters are invited to work together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve your spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

» Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no contact application assistance for Virginia’s free or low-cost Medicaid plans (children’s Medicaid/FAMIS, pregnancy Medicaid and health care for adults 19-64) for those who meet income requirements. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

WEDNESDAY

» Henry County Board of Zoning Appeals will have a series of public hearings at 1 p.m. in the Summerlin Meeting Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Kings Mountain Road, Collinsville. The application for the requests may be viewed in the Department of Planning, Zoning & Inspection between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. 

» Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff office hours will be at 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Patrick County Administration Building, 106 Rucker St. in Stuart. Staff members will be available to meet with constituents and discuss issues. For questions, call 276-525-1405.

» Community meal via drive-thru is at 5-6 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, on the corner of John Redd and Daniels Creeks Road in Collinsville. Call 276-647-8150 before 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday to reserve meals.

» Free community meals to go is at 5-5:45 p.m. in the Parish House parking lot of Christ Episcopal Church Parish in Martinsville.

» Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Free to members; nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Seniors are invited to paint in the Piedmont Arts classroom. They are self-guided and provided a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve a spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org Social distancing and masks are required.

» Leadership Series: Emotional Intelligence For Managers is at 9-11 a.m. at Patrick Henry Community College. Registration is required at ph.augusoft.net or 276-656-0260. The cost is $124, with a 10% discount if you enroll for the entire series through June, and scholarships are offered by contacting the Workforce Development office at wecd@patrickhenry.edu or  276-656-0260.

THURSDAY

» Henry County Public Schools' Special Committee for Equal Opportunity and Discrimination will meet at 9 a.m. in the third-floor board room at the Henry County Administration Building in, Collinsville. A closed session will follow.

» Continuing education for HVAC technician is at 6-9 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community College. Cost is $125. Registration is required at ph.augusoft.net or 276-656-0260.

» Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration is required by calling 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org Social distancing and masks required. Cost is $30 member/$35 for nonmember.

 » Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be at 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

FRIDAY

» Moe.morial Day, a Rooster Walk family gathering for two nights at  Pops Farm, 675 Hobson Road, Martinsville, features two nights of MOE. Not a pod show, but a socially distanced show. Seven bands with on-site camping. All ages require tickets. Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 9 at  Moe.morial Tickets. For more information, http://www.roosterwalk.com or call 276-690-9255.

SATURDAY

» The Meadows of Dan Alumni Association annual meeting, scheduled for today, has been canceled. Hoping to meet in 2022.

» Moe.morial Day, a Rooster Walk family gathering for two nights at  Pops Farm, 675 Hobson Road, Martinsville, features two nights of MOE. Not a pod show, but a socially distanced show. Seven bands with on-site camping. All ages require tickets. Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 9 at  Moe.morial Tickets. For more information, http://www.roosterwalk.com or call 276-690-9255.

»  Traditional Appalachian basket making is at 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Reynolds Homestead. For more information visit https//reynoldshomestead.vt.edu/upcoming-events/appalachian-legacies.html or https://bit.ly/AppalachianLegacy 

»  Pottery: decorative storage jar is at 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center. For more information visit https//reynoldshomestead.vt.edu/upcoming-events/appalachian-legacies.html or https://bit.ly/AppalachianLegacy

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

SUNDAY

» Patrick Henry County Fair deadline is today for advertisers and exhibitors, to reserve same booth. The fair is Sept. 14-18. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.

»  Traditional Appalachian basket making is at 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Reynolds Homestead. For more information visit https//reynoldshomestead.vt.edu/upcoming-events/appalachian-legacies.html or https://bit.ly/AppalachianLegacy 

»  Pottery: decorative storage jar is at 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center. For more information visit https//reynoldshomestead.vt.edu/upcoming-events/appalachian-legacies.html or https://bit.ly/AppalachianLegacy

MONDAY

» Memorial Day remembrance event will be at noon at Roselawn Burial Park. Guest speaker will be 1SG Anthony Ybarra of the Army.

» Memorial Day is celebrated. Banks and government offices will be closed. There will be no print edition of the Bulletin.

TUESDAY

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Spencer Penn Centre. The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

» "Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage" is the exhibit through June 5 at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Heritage Center and Museum. The museum is open 1-4 p.m. or by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. 

WEDNESDAY

June 2

» Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Heritage Center and Museum is open 1-4 p.m. or by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. New exhibit is Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage to Today through June 5.

» Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Free to members; nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Seniors are invited to paint in the Piedmont Arts classroom. They are self-guided and provided a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve a spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org Social distancing and masks are required.

THURSDAY

June 3

» Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Heritage Center and Museum is open 1-4 p.m. or by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. New exhibit is Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage to Today through June 5.

FRIDAY

June 4

» "Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage" is the exhibit through June 5 at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Heritage Center and Museum. The museum is open 1-4 p.m. or by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. 

SATURDAY

June 5

» Dan River Basin Association late-spring paddle will be at 9 a.m. on Philpott Lake, at the Twin Ridge Recreation Area in Henry. This is a 3.4-mile round-trip paddle. Outings and meetings of the DRBA are open to the public without charge. For information, visit www.danriver.org For more information about the outing, contact trip coordinator Robin David at robindavis0724@gmail.com or call 540-420-8028.

» Bingo events to raise money for the Fieldale Volunteer Fire Department: Scentsy Bingo is at 2-4 p.m. and Thirty-One Bingo at 5-8 p.m. at 500 Field Ave., Fieldale. Scentsy Bingo doors open at 1 p.m. Bring items to support the SPCA to receive an extra coverall. The Thirty-One Bingo doors will open at 5 p.m. Cost to play is $20 for adults and $10 for 20 games for students with paying adults.

» One Last Ride for Bird, to honor the late Ricky "Big Bird" Holcomb, will be at 1 p.m., with registration at 9 a.m.-noon, at his old shop, 6537 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway. Cost to participate is a $10 donation, which covers the band, food and door prizes. There will be an auction. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

» Miss Henry County Fair Pageant will be at the Henry County Recreation Center, 395 John Redd Blvd., Collinsville. There are nine categories of competition. No time has been released. For more information, call 276-634-4640 or visit www.henrycountyvafair.com

MONDAY

June 7

» Animal Adventure Summer Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, for boys and girls, ages 6-17, is at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily through June 10. Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378 or visit www.InfinityAcres.org.

TUESDAY

June 8

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Spencer Penn Centre . The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

» Chix with stix is at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Knitters are invited to work together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve your spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

WEDNESDAY

June 9

» Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Free to members; nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Seniors are invited to paint in the Piedmont Arts classroom. They are self-guided and provided a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve a spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

 » Leadership Series: Mixing Four Generations in the Workplace is at 9-11 a.m. at Patrick Henry Community College. Registration is required at ph.augusoft.net or 276-656-0260.  at 9-11 a.m. The cost is $124, with a 10% discount if you enroll for the entire series through June, and scholarships are offered by contacting the Workforce Development office at wecd@patrickhenry.edu or  276-656-0260.

THURSDAY

June 10

» Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration is required by calling 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org Social distancing and masks required. Cost is $30 member/$35 nonmember.

FRIDAY

June 11

» Piedmont Arts' 60th Anniversary Jubilee is at 7 p.m. in the museum's galleries and outside on the front patio. Semiformal attire suggested. General Admission is $60. Tickets are available at PiedmontArts.org.

SATURDAY

June 12

» Summerwind Festival is at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spencer Penn Centre. Free admission. Vendors will be set up indoors and outdoors. There will be a cruise-in and food trucks. Interested vendors should contact the center at spencerpenn04@gmail.com or call 276-057-0757. CDC guidelines will be followed

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

» Duck Adoption begins for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge Duck Race, which is Aug. 21, during the Smith River Fest. Proceeds raised will go to benefit afterschool enrichment program. Adopt a duck at www.blueridgeduckraces.com or through adoption papers. If your business or organization would like to sponsor this event, contact Adam Pace at 276-656-1171 or by email at abpace@bgcbr.org.

MONDAY

June 14

» Celebrate Flag Day with the Colonel George Waller Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, by donating blood at the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center & Museum in the Historic Henry County Courthouse and receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card. Schedule your appointment now at www.redcrossblood.org.

» Summer Art Camp: Grades K–2 is at 9 a.m.-noon through June 18. Camp is $80 for members; $90 for nonmembers. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or at PiemdontArts.org

TUESDAY

June 15

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Spencer Penn Centre. The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

WEDNESDAY

June 16

 

THURSDAY

June 17

 

FRIDAY

June 18

 

SATURDAY

June 19

» Bassett fire department Tim Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament is at 1 p.m. shotgun start at Forest Park Country Club. For more information or to register a team, contact, Bryan Ferguson at 276-226-0542; Jordan France at 276-358-2909; or Wesley Haynes at 276-252-8766.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

MONDAY

June 21

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, for boys and girls ages 7-17, at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily through June 25. Cost is $150. Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378 or visit www.InfinityAcres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

TUESDAY

June 22

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Spencer Penn Centre. The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

» Piedmont Arts' 60th anniversary luncheon is at noon for the museum gallery. There will be speakers on the history of Piedmont Arts. Tickets are available at PiedmontArts.org.

WEDNESDAY

June 23

» Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Free to members; nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Seniors are invited to paint in the Piedmont Arts classroom. They are self-guided and provided a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve a spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org Social distancing and masks are required.

 » Leadership Series: Mixing Four Generations in the Workplace is at 9-11 a.m. at Patrick Henry Community College. Registration is required at ph.augusoft.net or 276-656-0260.  at 9-11 a.m. The cost is $124, with a 10% discount if you enroll for the entire series through June, and scholarships are offered by contacting the Workforce Development office at wecd@patrickhenry.edu or  276-656-0260.

THURSDAY

June 24

» Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration is required by calling 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org Social distancing and masks required. Cost is $30 for a member, $35 for a nonmember.

 » Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no-contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low-cost Medicaid plans, with special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

June 26

» Fire training public Safety class on Rural Water Supply offered by The Henry County Department of Public Safety, Public Safety Facility, 1024 DuPoint Road, Martinsville. Sign ups are at Cornerstone (vafire.csod.com) For more information, contact Kenny Shumate at kshumate@co.henry.va.us; Hamp Ingram at hingram@co.henry.va.us; or Suzie Helbert at shelbert@co.henry.va.us or call 276-634-4660.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be on Saturdays at 7 a.m.-noon, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St., Martinsville through Nov. 20. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

SUNDAY

June 27

» Fire training public Safety class on Rural Water Supply offered by The Henry County Department of Public Safety, Public Safety Facility, 1024 DuPoint Road, Martinsville. Sign ups are at Cornerstone (vafire.csod.com) For more information, contact Kenny Shumate at kshumate@co.henry.va.us; Hamp Ingram at hingram@co.henry.va.us; or Suzie Helbert at shelbert@co.henry.va.us or call 276-634-4660.

TUESDAY

June 29

»  Yoga with Sheila Hubbard is at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Spencer Penn Centre. The cost is $8 per session or $40/series of six. Students are asked to bring yoga mats and props. For information, call 276-957-5757. 

»  Clyde Hooker Awards presentation is at 5:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free admission.

» Chix with stix is at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Knitters are invited to work together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve your spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

 » Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

WEDNESDAY

June 30

» Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Free to members; nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Seniors are invited to paint in the Piedmont Arts classroom. They are self-guided and provided a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve a spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org Social distancing and masks are required.

SATURDAY

July 3

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

MONDAY

July 5 

» Independence Day legal holiday will be celebrated. Government offices and banks will be closed.

TUESDAY

July 6

» Chix with stix is at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Knitters are invited to work together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve your spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

WEDNESDAY

July 7

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

July 8

» Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration is required by calling 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org Social distancing and masks required. Cost is $30 for a member, $35 for a nonmember.

FRIDAY

July 9

» Franks + Dranks at Gravely-Lester Gardens at 6 p.m. General admission is $20. Guests will be treated to food and lemonade free of charge, but should bring cash for the bar and a lawn chair or blanket for seating. In case of rain will be held at Piedmont Arts. Tickets available at Piedmont Arts and PiedmontArts.org.

SATURDAY

July 10

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

MONDAY

July 12

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, is at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily through July 16 for children 7-17. Cost is $150 week, including lunch and snack. Call 276-358-2378 or visit www.infinityacres.org.

» Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, is at 9 a.m.-noon daily through July 16 at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $80 for members; $90 for nonmembers. A reception and art show will at the end of each camp. Social distancing and masks are required. Register at PiemdontArts.org

TUESDAY

July 13

 

WEDNESDAY

July 14

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

July 15

FRIDAY

July 16

SATURDAY

July 17

» Citizen Firearms Safety Training class by the The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office will be in the sheriff’s office/4H Club shooting range at 223 Transfer Station Lane, Stuart. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, snacks and drinks. The classes will be outdoors, so dress accordingly. These classes, for U.S. citizens ages 18 and older, exceed the training requirements to get a Virginia concealed handgun permit. Children from age 12 may participate in a class if they are registered with and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The cost is $55 per person. Registration is due no more than a week before each class date by calling 276-694-3161. A criminal background check will be completed by the sheriff’s office on everyone who registers. For more information, call Sheriff Dan Smith, Lt. Rob Coleman or Sgt. David Haymore at 276-694-3161.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

WEDNESDAY

July 21

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

July 22

» Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration is required by calling 276-632-3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org Social distancing and masks required. Cost is $30 for a member, $35 for a nonmember.

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no-contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low-cost Medicaid plans, with special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

July 24

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2. 

MONDAY

July 26

» Steam camp for grades 6-8 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Cost is $5 for members; $10 for non-members. Social distancing and masks are required. STEAM Camps are single-day camps for students in grades 6–8. Camps are held in partnership with New College Institute and are led by an art teacher and STEM teacher to combine the science, math and engineering principles of STEM learning with the creative design aspects of the arts. Students will work collaboratively to create a beautiful and functional design to display at the museum. Each camp will focus on different projects, so students can attend both camps, or just one. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiedmontArts.org

TUESDAY

July 27

» Chix with stix is at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/nonmembers pay $5 at the door. Knitters are invited to work together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided. Bring your own supplies. Advanced registration required by calling 276-632-3221 to reserve your spot or email bjohnson@piedmontarts.org. Social distancing and masks are required.

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

WEDNESDAY

July 28

» Steam camp for grades 6-8 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Cost is $5 for members; $10 for non-members. Social distancing and masks are required. STEAM Camps are single-day camps for students in grades 6–8. Camps are held in partnership with New College Institute and are led by an art teacher and STEM teacher to combine the science, math and engineering principles of STEM learning with the creative design aspects of the arts. Students will work collaboratively to create a beautiful and functional design to display at the museum. Each camp will focus on different projects, so students can attend both camps, or just one. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiedmontArts.org

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

July 29

» Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

SATURDAY

July 31

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

 

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 4

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Aug. 7

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 11

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Aug. 14

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 18

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

Aug. 19

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no-contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low-cost Medicaid plans, with special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

Aug. 21

» Smith River Fest will be held at the Smith River Sports Complex from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. This free, fun and family event focuses on the Smith River and Outdoor Recreation in Martinsville and Henry County. The festival will offer the Smith River Boat Race, Helgramite Hustle Mud Run, petting zoo by Infinity Acres, casting pond, rocking climbing wall, bounce houses, demo pool, live music and beer garden. Several new activities have been planned, including free river tubing, yoga by the river, massage station, trailside bike repair clinic, water gun battle station and magic by Joseph Young Illusionist.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

» Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge will hold their Blue Ridge Duck Race during the Smith River Fest. Proceeds raised will go to benefit Boys and Girls Club afterschool enrichment program. Duck adoptions begin June 12 online at www.blueridgeduckraces.com or through adoption papers. If your business or organization would like to sponsor this event, contact Adam Pace at 276-656-1171 or by email at abpace@bgcbr.org.

TUESDAY

Aug. 24

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 25

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

Aug. 26

» Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

SATURDAY

Aug. 28

» Family Day at Piedmont Arts as part of celebration of their 60th anniversary. No fee. For information, visit PiedmontArts.org.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

TUESDAY

Aug. 31

» Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 1

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Sept. 4

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 8

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Sept. 11

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

TUESDAY

Sept. 14

» Patrick Henry County Fair, Rotary Field, Woodlawn Street, Stuart, with rides, animals, music, bingo, fair food, Demolition Derby and more. Gates open 5-5:30 p.m. For advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 30. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.  

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 15

» Patrick Henry County Fair, Rotary Field, Woodlawn Street, Stuartwith rides, animals, music, bingo, fair food, Demolition Derby and more. Gates open 5-5:30 p.m. For advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 30. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.  

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

Sept. 16

» Patrick Henry County Fair, Rotary Field, Woodlawn Street, Stuartwith rides, animals, music, bingo, fair food, Demolition Derby and more. Gates open 5-5:30 p.m. For advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 30. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.  

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no-contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low-cost Medicaid plans, with special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

FRIDAY

Sept. 17

» Patrick Henry County Fair, Rotary Field, Woodlawn Street, Stuartwith rides, animals, music, bingo, fair food, Demolition Derby and more. Gates open 5-5:30 p.m. For advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 30. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.  

SATURDAY

Sept. 18

» Patrick Henry County Fair, Rotary Field, Woodlawn Street, Stuartwith rides, animals, music, bingo, fair food, Demolition Derby and more. Gates open 5-5:30 p.m. For advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 30. For more information, call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124 or Sybil at 512-7168-0204.  

» Citizen Firearms Safety Training class for women only by the The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office will be held in the sheriff’s office/4H Club shooting range at 223 Transfer Station Lane, Stuart. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, snacks and drinks. The classes will be held outdoors, so dress accordingly. These are primarily firearms safety classes, but they also will include instruction on marksmanship. These classes, for U.S. citizens ages 18 and older, exceed the training requirements to get a Virginia concealed handgun permit. Children from age 12 may participate in a class if they are registered with and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Half of the 4-hour class will be discussion about concealed carry laws, justifiable use of deadly force, firearm safety rules and the fundamentals of marksmanship. These classes, for U.S. citizens ages 18 and older, exceed the training requirements to get a Virginia concealed handgun permit. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Registration is due no more than a week before each class date by calling the sheriff’s office at 276-694-3161. The cost is $55 per person. A criminal background check will be completed by the sheriff’s office on everyone who registers. For more information, call Sheriff Dan Smith, Lt. Rob Coleman or Sgt. David Haymore at 276-694-3161.

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 22

» Henry County Fair held on grounds of Martinsville Speedway. For more information, contact Henry County Parks and Recreation office at 276-634-4640 or visit the fair website at www.henrycountyvafair.com

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be at 7 a.m.-noon each Wednesday through Sept. 29, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

» The Andy Burnette Trio, with special guest Jake Earles will perform on the Bassett Furniture Stage at the Henry County Fair, which will be at 5-10 p.m., Sept. 22-25 at the Martinsville Speedway. The $5 daily gate admission will include attendance at these shows. For more information, call 276-634-4640 or visit www.henrycountyvafair.com.

THURSDAY

Sept. 23

» Henry County Fair held on grounds of Martinsville Speedway. For more information, contact Henry County Parks and Recreation office at 276-634-4640 or visit the fair website at www.henrycountyvafair.com

» Plastic Musik will perform on the Bassett Furniture Stage at the Henry County Fair, which will be at 5-10 p.m., Sept. 22-25 at the Martinsville Speedway. The $5 daily gate admission will include attendance at these shows. For more information, call 276-634-4640 or visit www.henrycountyvafair.com.

FRIDAY

Sept. 24

» Henry County Fair held on grounds of Martinsville Speedway. For more information, contact Henry County Parks and Recreation office at 276-634-4640 or visit the fair website at www.henrycountyvafair.com

» Josh Shilling and Mountain Heart will perform on the Bassett Furniture Stage at the Henry County Fair, which will be at 3-11 p.m., Sept. 22-25 at the Martinsville Speedway. The $5 daily gate admission will include attendance at these shows. For more information, call 276-634-4640 or visit www.henrycountyvafair.com.

SATURDAY

Sept. 25

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688. Closed on Saturday, Oct. 2.

» Henry County Fair at the Martinsville Speedway ends with the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 race at the Martinsville Speedway. For more information, call 276-634-4640 or visit www.henrycountyvafair.com

TUESDAY

Sept. 28

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

WEDNESDAY

Sept. 29

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market has its final Wednesday event at 7 a.m.-noon, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. 29. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

Sept. 30

» Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

FRIDAY

Oct. 8

»"Rooster Walk Reunion," a three-day festival at Pop's Farm, will take place on the Oct. 8-10 weekend! Reunion will bring many of your favorite bands, vendors and friends back to Pop's for something that looks and feels like Rooster Walk in all the right ways, but adds changing leaves, cooler temperatures and an eStay tuned for more details very soon.

SATURDAY

Oct. 9

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

»"Rooster Walk Reunion," a three-day festival at Pop's Farm, will take place on the Oct. 8-10 weekend! Reunion will bring many of your favorite bands, vendors and friends back to Pop's for something that looks and feels like Rooster Walk in all the right ways, but adds changing leaves, cooler temperatures and an eStay tuned for more details very soon.

 SUNDAY

Oct. 10

»"Rooster Walk Reunion," a three-day festival at Pop's Farm, will take place on the Oct. 8-10 weekend! Reunion will bring many of your favorite bands, vendors and friends back to Pop's for something that looks and feels like Rooster Walk in all the right ways, but adds changing leaves, cooler temperatures and an eStay tuned for more details very soon.

SATURDAY

Oct. 16

» Citizen Firearms Safety Training class by the The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office will be held in the sheriff’s office/4H Club shooting range at 223 Transfer Station Lane, Stuart. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, snacks and drinks. The classes will be held outdoors, so dress accordingly. These are primarily firearms safety classes, but they also will include instruction on marksmanship. These classes, for U.S. citizens ages 18 and older, exceed the training requirements to get a Virginia concealed handgun permit. Children from age 12 may participate in a class if they are registered with and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Half of the 4-hour class will be discussion about concealed carry laws, justifiable use of deadly force, firearm safety rules and the fundamentals of marksmanship. These classes, for U.S. citizens ages 18 and older, exceed the training requirements to get a Virginia concealed handgun permit. Each person who completes the class will receive a certificate of firearms training. Registration is due no more than a week before each class date by calling the sheriff’s office at 276-694-3161. The cost is $55 per person. A criminal background check will be completed by the sheriff’s office on everyone who registers. For more information, call Sheriff Dan Smith, Lt. Rob Coleman or Sgt. David Haymore at 276-694-3161.

»

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

THURSDAY

Oct. 21

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low cost Medicaid plans (Children's Medicaid/FAMIS, Pregnancy Medicaid and Adult Health Care - 19 to 64 year olds). Special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

Oct. 23

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

TUESDAY

Oct. 26

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Free drive-thru community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Starling Avenue Baptist Church, 932 Starling Ave., Martinsville.

THURSDAY

Oct. 28

» Food boxes giveaway by Kingdom Point Church will be 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

SATURDAY

Oct. 30

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Nov. 5

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

SATURDAY

Nov. 12

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be held on Saturdays at 7 a.m.-noon, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St., Martinsville through Nov. 20. For information, call 276-632-5688. 

THURSDAY

Nov. 18

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low cost Medicaid plans (Children's Medicaid/FAMIS, Pregnancy Medicaid and Adult Health Care - 19 to 64 year olds). Special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

Nov. 19

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be open at 7 a.m.-noon every Saturday until Nov. 20, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St. in Uptown Martinsville. For information, call 276-632-5688.

TUESDAY

Nov. 23

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

SATURDAY

Nov. 26

» Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market will be held on Saturdays at 7 a.m.-noon, rain or shine, at 65 West Main St., Martinsville through Nov. 20. For information, call 276-632-5688. 

THURSDAY

Dec. 16

» MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no contact application assistance for Virginia's free or low cost Medicaid plans (Children's Medicaid/FAMIS, Pregnancy Medicaid and Adult Health Care - 19 to 64 year olds). Special focus on newly unemployed or uninsured. Not for those already enrolled in or eligible for Medicare. Questions can be answered and applications completed by phone. Call or text Ann Walker at 276-732-0509 to see if you qualify.

SATURDAY

TUESDAY

Dec. 21

» The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. in the Summerlin Room of the Henry County Administration Building, Collinsville.

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