Community Calender — July 5

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 5, 2018

Clemmons Branch Library

Week of July 5

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 Road, Clemmons, N.C. 27012.

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 -3 years), Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers (ages 3-5 years).

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 and fourth Wednesdays 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.

The Balloon Lady: Come watch the Balloon Lady in a loud and energetic performance as she creates amazing things with just balloons! Program open for children of all ages.

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.

L.B. The Poet: L.B. The Poet is well known for his verse and style of words, and a delivery that will capture your heart and mind. This summer, join the 2018 Forsyth County Library system-wide teen performer, L.B., for a poetry workshop designed to introduce the mechanics of writing, rhyming and presenting. Large groups please register Workshop is for rising 6th-12th graders.

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 Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Another Sun” by Elaine Neil Orr.

Clemmons Coookin’ Club: If you enjoy cooking, come join the Clemmons Cookin’ Club. We meet every month on the third Wed. 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 one hour.  Our next meeting is Wed., July 21, in the auditorium, 3554 Clemmons Road and will feature German recipes.

NCDOT public meeting to discuss proposed improvements on Lewisville-Clemmons Road

The N.C. Department of Transportation will host a public meeting about proposed improvements on Lewisville-Clemmons Road (S.R. 1103) from Clemmons Road (U.S. 158) to South Peace Haven Road (S.R. 1891) in Forsyth County. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10, from 4-7 p.m. at River Oaks Community Church, 1855 Lewisville Clemmons Road in Clemmons.
The primary purpose of this project is to address safety issues. Another purpose is to improve flow and reduce traffic delays, particularly through the interchange. This meeting will provide the public with information on the project and gather comments. The public may drop in at any time during the meeting hours. A brief presentation will be made at 4 p.m.5 p.m., and 6 p.m. Each presentation will be the same. There will not be a Q&A session during these presentations. Instead, attendees will have an opportunity to talk one-on-one with project team representatives. The opportunity to submit written comments will be provided at the meeting or by mail no later than Aug. 8.
For more project information, contact NCDOT Division 9 project engineer Connie James at 336-747-7800 or ckjames1@nc .

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.


Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School, July 22-26, 5:45-8 p.m. at Clemmons Moravian Church, 3535 Spangenberg Ave., Clemmons. Dinner, Bible stories, crafts, games and music. Register online at under Rolling River Rampage.


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.

Victory on the Frontline Church

 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. Special music by Lonnie & Faye Maines and the Victory Singers. 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 from 7-7:45 p.m. All people of Christian faith are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact the church at 336-577-2873 or . Victory on the Frontline Church and Event Center,

 Crop Planning & Autumn Gardens workshop

The Forsyth Extension will host a Crop Planning & Autumn Gardens workshop on Tuesday, July 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the Catholic Charities, 1612 14th St. NE, Winston-Salem. Cost is free.

What’s the best time of year to plant tomatoes? Can I really harvest fresh greens through November? How can I enrich my garden soil over the winter? Come find the answers to these questions and more at this workshop on crop planning.

Megan Gregory, Community Gardening Coordinator with N.C. Cooperative Extension, will discuss when to plant different vegetables and cover crops, and how to create crop rotations that keep your soil enriched and reduce disease problems. We will tour summer plantings at Catholic Charities’ garden, discuss what can be planted in the fall, and demonstrate how to build a low tunnel to keep greens growing into the winter. Participants will create a fall crop plan for their gardens. You are encouraged to bring a diagram of your planting areas and records of what has been planted in each bed over the past few years.

This program is part of the Forsyth Extension Gardener series of free workshops on horticultural topics. For more information, please visit: Register online at, or call 336-703-2850.


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 .

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.