Community Calendar — Aug. 16

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 16, 2018

Clemmons Branch Library

Week of Aug. 16

For more information on these and other programs, check the online calendar of events at or call 336-703-2920. The Clemmons Branch Library is located at 3554 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

Children’s Story times note:
There will be no children’s story times in the month of August. They will resume as normal in September.

Back to School Special: On Saturday, Aug. 18 only, students entering grades K-12 can update the information on their library card account and be eligible to receive a free replacement library card if their previous card has been lost.

Adult programs:
Welcome to Medicare: If you will be eligible for Medicare soon, stop by the Clemmons Branch Library on Monday, Aug. 20, at 5:30 p.m. to learn about the many options available so you can make the choices that are right for you. Space is limited and reservations are required. To register, call 336-748-0217 or email

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 Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

Clemmons Cookin’ Club: If you enjoy cooking, come join the Clemmons Cookin’ Club. The club meets 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 a copy will be made 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. The next meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the auditorium, 3554 Clemmons Road.


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 .


FCGOP grand opening

The Forsyth County GOP will hold a grand opening of its office on Friday, Aug. 17, from 4-7 p.m. at the Bronze Building on Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Candidates running in the November midterms will be present. Everyone is invited to meet and greet and enjoy refreshments.

FCRW monthly meeting

The Forsyth County Republican Women will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Masonic Lodge, 4537 Country Club Road. A salad supper will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the meal. Several judges running for office will be speaking. RSVP to .


GriefShare program

Clemmons United Methodist Church will begin a new 13-week series of GriefShare, a grief recovery seminar and grief support group on Monday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Ministry Center. If you or someone you know is grieving the loss of a loved one, you are invited to join. For more information, call Nancy at 336-971-7275 or Ann at 434-251-0343. Clemmons United Methodist Church is located at 3700 Clemmons Road.


GriefShare group

A GriefShare group will start Sept. 9 at Clemmons Presbyterian Church. The program will feature a biblical, Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. Each of the 13-week sessions includes a video segment featuring respected grief experts and real-life stories, followed by a small group discussion about what was viewed (with workbook support).

Those attending will learn valuable information about facing a new normal in life, and renewing hope for the future. If you think you or someone you know would benefit from this program, contact Beth Maclin at 336-794-399 or call the church office at 336-766-4631.

Meetings will be every Sunday afternoon from Sept. 9 to Dec. 9 from 2:30-4:40 p.m. in the parlor at CPC. Cost is $15 for materials, and child care is available if needed. Brochures are available in the narthex and atrium.

Back to school bash

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church is hosting a back to school bash Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. Free school supplies will be given out and juice and snack will be provided. For more information, call the church office at 336-712-0057. Harmony Grove United Methodist Church is located at 5041 Styers Ferry Road in Lewisville.

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 Senior Pastor Bob Whitaker begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday evening is our “Just As I Am” casual and family service. Dinner is served at 6:20 p.m. followed by a gospel music service with RJ Inspirations and Beverly Moore at 7 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, 4307 Welcome-Arcadia Rd., Lexington.

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.