Community Calendar — Aug. 2

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 2, 2018

Foxx to host veterans information session

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) will host her annual Veterans Information Session at the Historic Broyhill in Clemmons from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 17. The event will be in the main room with representatives from the Veterans Affairs Department and veterans service organizations present to provide information to veterans and their family members.  Available services include: reviewing the status of a case, starting a claim for compensation, or signing up for VA healthcare.  For questions, call 336-778-0211, or email .

‘School of Music’ concert

Salem Band ends its “ABCs of Music” summer season on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. with vocal soloist Cristy Brown performing “I Feel a Song Coming On.” Performing music by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms, as well as selections from “Sound of Music” and Motown, Salem Band salutes our own Salem College School of Music.

This free event will be in Salem Square, Old Salem. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Food vendors on site. Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation. Eileen Young is the music director.


Craft Brothers Gospel Quartet and Deep Roots benefit concert Aug. 18

The Lewisville Historical Society invites the public to attend a benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Lewisville United Methodist Church Sanctuary (6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023). The concert will present the Craft Brothers Gospel Quartet, one of the best known southern gospel quartets in this area. The four Craft brothers, who were born and raised in Lewisville, are celebrating their 63rd year of sharing the Lord’s message in song this year. Also the music group, Deep Roots, will be featured. Their mix of folk, traditional country, southern gospel, and bluegrass will inspire all who hear them.

This is a free concert, but donations will be accepted. All are invited to the fellowship hall after the concert to enjoy refreshments. Proceeds will benefit the Lewisville Historical Society and its projects.

Sports camp vacation Bible school

Pine Grove United Methodist Church is  inviting all kids in kindergarten through sixth grade to its Mega Sports Camp Vacation Bible School.

This will be a day for the kids to learn more about the Bible and their favorite sports while discovering character-building concepts while also having fun.

The event will be Saturday, Aug. 11 from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1130 Jonestown Road.   

A light breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided. For more information and to register, call the church office at 336-765-2569 and  leave your message.

Triad Woodcarvers

The Triad Woodcarvers meets weekly on Mondays from 3-9 p.m. at Miller Park Community Center, 400 Leisure Lane, Winston Salem, N.C. Learn to carve. Free Instruction. For details, contact Ray Branch at 704-577-8619.

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,

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.


Clemmons Civic Club

Clemmons Civic Club, one of the areas oldest community organizations, is now open to both men and women interested in serving the Clemmons community. Meeting are held in the civic club building on Middlebrook Drive the fourth Thursday of the month beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by an informative program.  Your first meal is complimentary.  RSVP to Garland Layton, president at 336-462-6074.


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.