Community Calendar — June 28

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 28, 2018

Clemmons branch library events

Week of June 28

For more information on these and other programs, please check the online Calendar of Events at or call 336-703-2920. The Clemmons Branch Library is located at 3554 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, N.C. 27012.

Library closing on July 4th

All Forsyth County Public Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.

Children’s Story times

Children’s Story times: Join us for great books, finger plays, songs and crafts. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers (ages 18 months to 3 years), Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers (ages 3-5).

Music & Movement: Join us for dancing, singing and shaking out those sillies. Best for children 18 months to 5 years and caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Music and Movement takes place on the second Wednesday of the month at the Clemmons Branch Library. The next Music and Movement session will be on Wednesday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Summer Reading Program

NC Zoo: Animal Sound Bites: Ever wonder what animals are saying? Find out on Tuesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. at the Clemmons Branch Library. Animals make all kinds of sounds to help them survive. Through sound bites, animal artifacts and a few live animals we will learn why animals are making so much noise. Presented by the North Carolina Zoo.

Teen programs

Music Around the World: Teens grades 6-12 are invited to the Clemmons Branch Library on Wednesday, July 11, at 4 p.m. to learn about world music by listening to, seeing, and playing instruments from around the world. Using a variety of materials, they will also have the opportunity to build their own unique instruments. Registration is required. Presented by the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology. To register, visit or call the Clemmons Branch Library at 336-703-2920.

Adult programs

Book Lovers’ Club: The Clemmons Branch Library’s Book Lovers’ Club meets every first Monday of the month (unless the date falls on a holiday). Join this dynamic group for a great discussion of a selected title. Free and open to the public. The next meeting will be on July 2 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

Clemmons Coookin’ Club: If you enjoy cooking, come join the Clemmons Cookin’ Club. We meet every month on the third Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the Clemmons Branch Library. Come in and choose a recipe from a pre-selected book and we’ll make a copy for you. Bring in the finished dish on the day of the meeting to share with other members. Expand your palate by tasting all the recipes, connect with people who enjoy cooking, and discuss the recipes. Call 703-2920 if you have questions. It will last about 1 hour. Our next meeting is Wednesday, July 21, in the auditorium, 3554 Clemmons Road and will feature German recipes.

Literacy project needs volunteers

READWS (Read-Write-Spell) needs volunteers to serve as tutors to public-school students and to help with reading parties. Two 7-day tutor training classes are scheduled for fall starting Sept. 4 and Oct. 2. An information session for people interested in learning more about the program will be held on Thursday, July 12, from 10-11 a.m. at the Jerry Long Family YMCA, on Tuesday, July 31, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Miller Park Recreation Center, and on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Robinhood Road Family YMCA. For more information or to register, email or call 336-723-4391 ext 1509.

Trinity Elms apartment tour

Transitioning from home to a retirement community can be challenging at best. Trinity Elms Independent Living is hosting an apartment tour and informative session on downsizing with Chaos to Calm’s Lori Fike on Thursday, July 12, from 2-4 p.m. at Trinity Elms Health and Rehab Community Room,  7449 Fair Oaks Drive, Clemmons, NC 27012. Refreshments will be served. Call 336-608-3555 to RSVP.


Shiloh Lutheran Church

The 240+ year celebration of Shiloh Lutheran Church will be held Aug. 12. Worship service at 10:45 a.m., followed with a covered dish luncheon. 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road, Lewisville, NC 27023. All are welcome.


Southwest High reunion

Reunion for classmates of Southwest High School Class of 1963. Saturday, Aug. 18, from 6-11 p.m. Village Inn Hotel & Event Center, 6205 Ramada Drive, Clemmons. Cost is $27 per person. Contact Miriam for a form at .


Victory on the Frontline events

Victory on the Frontline
Church and Event Center
4307 Welcome-Arcadia Road, Lexington

We serve coffee, juice and pastries every Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. Children’s and adult Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. Worship service with Pastor Michael Duffield begins at 11 a.m. This Saturday, June 30, is our third “Cruise-in for Christ” car show of 2018, from 5 p.m. until. Gospel music with Billy Myers, Lonnie & Faye Maines, and the Victory Singers. Concessions will be available. Wednesday evening is our “Just As I Am” casual and family service. Dinner is served at 6:20 p.m. followed by a Bible service led by Pastor Mike at 7 p.m. For more information, call 336-577-2873 or e-mail

Kiwanis Club

The Clemmons Kiwanis Club meets at the Trinity Elms Health & Rehab facility at 7449 Fair Oaks Dr. in Clemmons. The club meets on the first and third Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. Meeting lasts one hour. Call 703- 2921 for any other information.


Lewisville Civic Club

Help make Lewisville a better place to live. Join the Lewisville Civic Club. Have a complimentary dinner every third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. At the G. Galloway Reynolds Community Center directly behind Lewisville Library. For more information call Larry at 945- 9529 or

Rotary Club of Clemmons

Clemmons Rotary Club meets from 7–8 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Village Inn Event Center, 6205 Ramada Dr, Clemmons. Contact Daniel Ballard at 336-608-9122 or, or visit for more information.


Chamber of Commerce

The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Historic Broyhill, 3540 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. Lunch is $10 for members and guests. Please RSVP to 336-970-5100 or email

Lewisville American Legion Post 522

Join a community post that supports our veterans and the town of Lewisville. Responsible for the veteran’s memorial and Memorial Day event at the Shallowford Square in Lewisville. Post also assists in veteran’s funerals. Meets every first Thursday at 7:30 p.m. At the G. Galloway Reynolds Community Center directly behind Lewisville Library. For more info. call Larry at 945-9529.


Clemmons Food Pantry

The Clemmons Food Pantry, now located at 2585 Old Glory Road, Suite 109, Clemmons, is open Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. People may receive services or drop off donations at these times.


Cross Stitching at Shiloh Lutheran

If you enjoy needle crafting, knit, cross-stitch, crochet and non-sewing blanket projects, consider joining the Busy Hands Group, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Located at Shiloh Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Rd, Lewisville, NC 27023. Items donated to sick, needy and shut-ins.

Tanglewood Pool

The Peter S. Brunstetter Aquatic Center at Tanglewood Park is open for the season. The aquatic center features a winding tubing river, two slides, splash pad with water features and extended deck space. There is also a children’s pool area with a tumble bucket, raindrop, starburst and lemon drops. The lap pool area includes two diving boards and two water slides.

Season hours are: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Daily rates are: Children two years and under — free; seniors (55+) and children 3-5 years —$5 per swimmer (weekdays, excluding holidays), $6 per swimmer (weekends and holidays); all others — $6 per swimmer (weekdays, excluding holidays), $7 per swimmer (weekends and holidays)

Season passes are: family (immediate household, children 18 years and under, 5 person maximum, includes park entrance sticker) — $400; seniors (55+) and children 3-5 years — $100; all others — $150.

Heirloom tomatoes class

“Heirloom Tomatoes,” an adult education class, will be held on July 18 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park. Tracy Lounsbury, local grower, will speak. Learn about the characteristics of heirloom tomato varieties and how to grow them. Samples of tomatoes will be available to taste. Cost is free but registration is required. Contact or 336-703-2850, no earlier than two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.