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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

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale is at 9 a.m.-noon. For information, call 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

» Bassett Ruritan Club will have its monthly breakfast at 6-11 a.m. at its building on Philpott Dam Road. Menu consists of all-you-can-eat sausage, fried bologna, eggs, gravy, biscuits, apples, pancakes (buckwheat or regular), juice and coffee. The cost is $7.

» Spencer Penn Woodland Trail work day, sponsored by the Dan River Basin Association, seeks volunteers at 9 a.m.-noon to help rake, spread mulch, plant flowers, decorate the butterfly boardwalk, assemble accessories. Bring gloves and dress appropriately. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Register by May 6 at thaworth@danriver.org or call Tiffany Haworth at 276-340-0422. Once you register you will be given directions.

» The Yarn Picnic presented by Rooster Walk will be at 6:30 p.m. at Pop's Farm in Axton. Heavy Peace will perform at 4 p.m., Soul Grind at 5:30, Violet Bell at 7, Yarn at 8:30 and Super Jam at 10:30. For information, visit http://www.roosterwalk.com or call 276-690-9255.

» Life-sized Candyland is at 2-4 p.m. at Sweet Heaven, 1113 Spruce St, with rain date of May 15. Receive free treats as you make your way to the castle. All children must be accompanied by adults and social distancing and masks will be required. For additional information, contact charityleague@gmail.com or call 276-293-1635.

» 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.

» Lynwood Artists and Piedmont Arts are seeking entries for their annual exhibition, Expressions. Entries will be accepted at from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Entry is open to all artists living within a 100-mile radius of Martinsville, Virginia. Before entering work, all artists should review the complete entry rules, available at Piedmont Arts and online at PiedmontArts.org/info/expressions.cfm. Expressions will be on display May 22-July 16 at Piedmont Arts. Exhibit admission is free.

MONDAY

» Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet to discuss the 2022 fiscal year budget at 5 p.m. in the Summerlin Room at the Henry County Administration building.

» Martinsville City School Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the City Council chambers of the Martinsville City Municipal Building, 55 West Church St., Martinsville.

» Patrick Henry Community College Board will have a special meeting  at 5 p.m. via Zoom as part of considering candidates to be the next president. This is an open meeting, however, the board will not receive public comment. Information for joining the Zoom session will be posted on the PHCC website, www.patrickhenry.edu.

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 15, but because of pandemic precautions, you have to call first for an appointment: 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

TUESDAY

» Presidential candidate forum for Patrick Henry Community College will feature J. Gregory Hodges of Ridgeway at 9 a.m. You may attend forum via Zoom at https://vccs.zoom.us/j/81247957072, Dial by your location-+1 646 558 8656 US (New York); +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC), Meeting ID: 812 4795 7072.

» Martinsville City Council meets in regular session at 7 p.m., preceded in closed session at 6, in the council chambers at Martinsville Municipal Building.

» "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. 

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 15, but because of pandemic precautions, you have to call first for an appointment: 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

 » 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.

» 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

» Patrick Henry Community College Board will have a special meeting  at 5 p.m. via Zoom as part of considering candidates to be the next president. This is an open meeting, however, the board will not receive public comment. Information for joining the Zoom session will be posted on the PHCC website, www.patrickhenry.edu.

»  Free community meal will be served via drive-thru from 5-6 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, on the corner of John Redd Boulevard and Daniels Creek Road in Collinsville. To reserve a meal, call 276-647-8150, if you get the answering machine, leave  message that includes your name, phone number and the number of people in your household. Please call by 2 p.m. Wednesday day of meal.  

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 15, but because of pandemic precautions, you have to call first for an appointment: 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

» Grants and funding sources seminar by the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will be at noon via Zoom. The program is free. For more information, contact patcchamber@embarqmail.com or 276-694-6012. Register to receive the Zoom link at http://bit.ly/pcgrantwriting 

» Introduction to loom weaving is at 1-4 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

» 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 School Board will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. followed by closed session, in first-floor Summerlin Room, County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Presidential candidate forum for Patrick Henry Community College will feature Jermaine Ford of Lafayette, La., at 9 a.m. You may attend forum via Zoom by signing in at https://vccs.zoom.us/j/87857284421, Dial by your location, +1 646 558 8656 US (New York); +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC), Meeting ID: 878 5728 4421

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 15, but because of pandemic precautions, you have to call first for an appointment: 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

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

» Introduction to loom weaving is at 1-4 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

» 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.

» 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.

FRIDAY

» Music Night at the Spencer Penn Center will be at 6:15 p.m. on the back lot (gates open at 5). Rock Castle Ramblers will perform. Admission is a $5 donation. Bring a chair. Social distancing will be required with masks when that is not possible. Some concessions will be sold.

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 15, but because of pandemic precautions, you have to call first for an appointment: 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 

» 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.

» Smith River Paw Park work day, sponsored by Dan River Basin Association, seeks volunteers at 3-6 p.m. to help rake, spread mulch, plant flowers, assemble accessories and more. Bring gloves and dress appropriately. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Register by May 13 at thaworth@danriver.org or call Tiffany Haworth at 276-340-0422. Once you register, you will be given directions.

SATURDAY

» Patrick Henry Community College virtual graduation ceremony will be at 10 a.m. and broadcast on PHCC's Facebook Live. Because of the pandemic, this will be the same format as was used last spring.

»  Stuart's Strawberry Festival is at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Main Street in Stuart. Booth spaces are $25 for a 10-by-10- foot spot. Festival will be staged rain or shine. Wearing masks will be encouraged. To register, contact Billy Gammons or Susan Slate at 276-694-3811 or P.O. Box 422, Stuart, 2417.

» Free community breakfast is at 8-10 a.m. via takeout at First Presbyterian Church on Patrick Henry Avenue. Pick meals up under portico, located in back of church.

»  Hamburger steak dinner is at 3:30-6 p.m. at the Bassett Volunteer Fire Department, with eat in or to-go plates available for $10 per plate. Menu consists of hamburger steak, fries, bakes beans, slaw and drink. Money Drawdown to follow at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the fire department. 

» Canvas painting class is at 1 p.m. at Spencer Penn Centre. The cost is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. All supplies provided. Masks and social distancing required. Class size is limited. Register by calling the Centre at 276-957-5767.

» Basic contractor licensing class is at 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community College. The cost is $189. Registration is required by calling 276-656-0260 or contacting ph.augusoft.net.

» Magna Vista High School Horticulture Department's plant sale is at 9 a.m.-noon, ending today. For information call 276-956-2222. Masks and social distancing will be in place. 1.

» “Music on the Lawn” is at 1 p.m. at  1575 Chestnut Knob Road, Martinsville, to raise some money for the American Legion Homer Dillard Post 78. Music will be by the T.C. Carter Band, Smoov & A. Marth and Jamie (Flamez) Penn. Dress with be casual (no sagging pants), with masks and social distancing. Admission is $10 per person. Fish, chicken, sausage dogs, seasoned fries, drinks and more will be sold. Special VIP seating will honor veterans. Bring chairs, tents and coolers (but no grilling). Vendors are welcome. For more information, call 276-340-4895.

» Crawford & Power is performing at Pop's Farm, 675 Hobson Road, Martinsville. Sponsored by Rooster Walk. For information, contact http://www.roosterwalk.com or call 276-690-9255.

» Fire training public safety class on basic pump operator will be offered by the Henry County Department of Public Safety at its facility at 1024 DuPoint Road in Martinsville. Sign-ups are at 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 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

» Fundraiser auction for Bassett High School senior Xander Wilson's fight against Hodgkin's lymphoma will be at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1) at the Bassett Moose Lodge. Donations are being collected. Contact Sunday Wise at 276-224-0375 or email eventsbysunday@yahoo.com. There is a Facebook fundraiser "Xander's fight against Hodgkins Lymphoma."

» Fire training public safety class on basic pump operator will be offered by the Henry County Department of Public Safety at its facility at 1024 DuPoint Road in Martinsville. Sign-ups are at 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

May 18

»  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. 

» "Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia From Women's Suffrage" is the new 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. 

» 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

May 19

» Introduction to loom weaving is at 1-4 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

» 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.

 » 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.

THURSDAY

May 20

 » Continuing education for gas fitter at Patrick Henry Community College at 5-6 p.m. at cost of $65. Pre-registration required at Pre-registration required at ph.augusoft.net or call 276-656-0260.

» 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.

» Continuing education for plumber at Patrick Henry Community at 6-9 p.m. at cost of $125. Pre-registration required at Pre-registration required at ph.augusoft.net or call 276-656-0260.

FRIDAY

May 21

» Piedmont Arts opening reception is at 6-8 p.m. in honor of Expressions 2021. The event is free to the public. Social distancing and masks required. RSVP by May 18 to 276-632-3221 or at PiedmontArts.org

SATURDAY

May 22

» Fire training public safety class on leadership, "Framework for Success," will be offered by the Henry County Department of Public Safety at its facility at 1024 DuPoint Road in Martinsville. Sign-ups are at 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.

»  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.

» Expressions will be on display through July 16 at Piedmont Arts. Exhibit admission is free.

SUNDAY

May 23

» Barn Quilt class with instructor Lauren Byron at 1 p.m. at Spencer Penn Centre. Space will be limited due to social distancing. All supplies provided. Pricing based on size. Contact Centre at 276-957-5757 for more details and to register.

» Fire training public safety class on leadership, "Framework for Success," will be offered by the Henry County Department of Public Safety at its facility at 1024 DuPoint Road in Martinsville. Sign-ups are at 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.

»  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

TUESDAY

May 25

» 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

May 26

» 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.

» 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.

THURSDAY

May 27

» Continuing education for HVAC technician at Patrick Henry Community College at 6-9 p.m. at cost of $125. Pre-registration required at Pre-registration required at ph.augusoft.net or call 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 6 p.m. (and the last Thursday of each month) until all the food is gone at Advance Auto, 2670 Greensboro Road, Martinsville. 

FRIDAY

May 28

» Moe.morial Day, a Rooster Walk family gathering for two nights at  Pops Farm, 675 Hobson Road, Martinsville, featuring 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

May 29

» Moe.morial Day, a Rooster Walk family gathering for two nights at  Pops Farm, 675 Hobson Road, Martinsville, featuring 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

May 30

» Deadline for Patrick Henry County Fair to be held Sept. 14-18 for advertisers and exhibitors, 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.

»  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

May 31

» Memorial Day is celebrated. Banks and government offices will be closed.

TUESDAY

»  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. 

June 1

» "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

» 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 Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway for boys and Girls, ages 6-17, June 7-10, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 6-17 (DD, ASD, ADHD, etc.) limit: 10 free for qualified families. Session I - Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378. www.InfinityAcres.org 

TUESDAY

June 8

»  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. 

» Animal Adventure Summer Camp Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway for boys and Girls, ages 6-17, June 7-10, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 6-17 (DD, ASD, ADHD, etc.) limit: 10 free for qualified families. Session I - Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378. www.InfinityAcres.org 

» 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

» Animal Adventure Summer Camp Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway for boys and Girls, ages 6-17, June 7-10, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 6-17 (DD, ASD, ADHD, etc.) limit: 10 free for qualified families. Session I - Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378. www.InfinityAcres.org 

» 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

» Animal Adventure Summer Camp Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway for boys and Girls, ages 6-17, June 7-10, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 6-17 (DD, ASD, ADHD, etc.) limit: 10 free for qualified families. Session I - Call to reserve space at 276-358-2378. www.InfinityAcres.org 

» 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

» 60th Anniversary Jubilee is at 7 p.m. at Piedmont Arts, 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 Fair at Spencer Penn Centre from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. All vendors, classic car enthusiasts and friends. More details later.

» 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

» 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 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. 

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, through June 25, Session  II, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $150 a week. Ages 7-17.  Call Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378  or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

TUESDAY

June 22

»  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. 

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, through June 25, Session  II, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $150 a week. Ages 7-17.  Call Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378  or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

» 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.

» 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

»All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, through June 25, Session  II, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $150 a week. Ages 7-17.  Call Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378  or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack

» 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

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, through June 25, Session  II, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $150 a week. Ages 7-17.  Call Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378  or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack

» 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.

FRIDAY

June 25

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, through June 25, Session  II, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $150 a week. Ages 7-17.  Call Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378  or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

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 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. 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.

MONDAY

June 28

»  Different Abilities Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, July 12-16. Session 4. Monday-Friday at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $159 a week. For ages 6-17. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

TUESDAY

June 29

»  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. 

»  Different Abilities Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, July 12-16. Session 4. Monday-Friday at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $159 a week. For ages 6-17. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

»  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

»  Different Abilities Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, July 12-16. Session 4. Monday-Friday at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $159 a week. For ages 6-17. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

» 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

July 1

»  Different Abilities Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway, July 12-16. Session 4. Monday-Friday at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at cost of $159 a week. For ages 6-17. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org. Includes lunch and snack.

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.

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. July 12-16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $150 week. For ages 7-17. Session 4. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org Includes lunch and snack.

» Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, July 12-16, at 9 a.m.-noon each day. $80 for members; $90 for non-members. Summer Art Camps and STEAM Camps are now enrolling at Piedmont Arts. Summer Art Camps are multi-day camps for grades K–2 and 3–5. Campers will complete art projects, take tours of the galleries and have socially-distanced fun. Each camp will explore a variety of artistic techniques, styles and materials for a fun and well-rounded experience. A reception and art show will take place at the end of each Summer Art Camp, showcasing campers’ work for their families to enjoy. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiemdontArts.org

TUESDAY

July 13

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway. July 12-16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $150 week. For ages 7-17. Session 4. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org Includes lunch and snack.

Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, July 12-16, at 9 a.m.-noon each day. $80 for members; $90 for non-members. Summer Art Camps and STEAM Camps are now enrolling at Piedmont Arts. Summer Art Camps are multi-day camps for grades K–2 and 3–5. Campers will complete art projects, take tours of the galleries and have socially-distanced fun. Each camp will explore a variety of artistic techniques, styles and materials for a fun and well-rounded experience. A reception and art show will take place at the end of each Summer Art Camp, showcasing campers’ work for their families to enjoy. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiemdontArts.org

WEDNESDAY

July 14

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway. July 12-16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $150 week. Session 4. For ages 7-17.  Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org Includes lunch and snack.

» Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, July 12-16, at 9 a.m.-noon each day. $80 for members; $90 for non-members. Summer Art Camps and STEAM Camps are now enrolling at Piedmont Arts. Summer Art Camps are multi-day camps for grades K–2 and 3–5. Campers will complete art projects, take tours of the galleries and have socially-distanced fun. Each camp will explore a variety of artistic techniques, styles and materials for a fun and well-rounded experience. A reception and art show will take place at the end of each Summer Art Camp, showcasing campers’ work for their families to enjoy. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiemdontArts.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 15

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway. July 12-16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $150 week. For ages 7-17. Session 4. Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org Includes lunch and snack.

» Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, July 12-16, at 9 a.m.-noon each day. $80 for members; $90 for non-members. Summer Art Camps and STEAM Camps are now enrolling at Piedmont Arts. Summer Art Camps are multi-day camps for grades K–2 and 3–5. Campers will complete art projects, take tours of the galleries and have socially-distanced fun. Each camp will explore a variety of artistic techniques, styles and materials for a fun and well-rounded experience. A reception and art show will take place at the end of each Summer Art Camp, showcasing campers’ work for their families to enjoy. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiemdontArts.org

FRIDAY

July 16

» All Inclusive Kids Camp at Infinity Acres Ranch, Ridgeway. July 12-16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $150 week. For ages 7-17.  Call 276-358-2378 or www.infinityacres.org

» Summer Art Camp: Grades 3–5, July 12-16, at 9 a.m.-noon each day. $80 for members; $90 for non-members. Summer Art Camps and STEAM Camps are now enrolling at Piedmont Arts. Summer Art Camps are multi-day camps for grades K–2 and 3–5. Campers will complete art projects, take tours of the galleries and have socially-distanced fun. Each camp will explore a variety of artistic techniques, styles and materials for a fun and well-rounded experience. A reception and art show will take place at the end of each Summer Art Camp, showcasing campers’ work for their families to enjoy. Social distancing and masks are required. Advanced registration required. Sign up at Piedmont Arts or online at PiemdontArts.org

SATURDAY

July 17

» 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. 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.

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» 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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