Community Calendar — Nov. 1

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 1, 2018

Clemmons Branch Library

Week of Nov. 1

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, Clemmons.

Children’s programs:
Story Time note: Due to early voting at the library, there will be no story times from Oct. 12 through Nov. 5.

Adult programs:
Dementia: Accepting the Challenge: Join in on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. for a community training session on dementia, focusing on physical approach and contact. Presented by the N.C. Geriatric & Adult Mental Health Specialty Team.
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 Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Origin” by Dan Brown.
Clemmons Cookin’ Club: If you enjoy cooking, come join the Clemmons Cookin’ Club. 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. The program will last about one hour. The next meeting is on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the auditorium, 3554 Clemmons Road, and will feature Moravian recipes. Visit or call the library for more information.

Christmas Treasures Sale

The eleventh annual Christmas Treasures Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec.1, from 8 a.m. to noon at Clemmons Moravian Church Fellowship Hall. All gently used items will be holiday related including ornaments, lights and many other decorations.  The proceeds will be shared with Clemmons Food Pantry and Clemmons Moravian Church. Call 336 766-9739 for information or if you have items you would like to donate. Clemmons Moravian Church is located at 3535 Spangenburg Avenue, Clemmons.

Hope Moravian Church Fall Bake Sale

The Women’s Fellowship of Hope Moravian Church will sponsor a bake sale Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9-11 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. A variety of items including delicious chicken pies (small $5 and large $10) will be available.

For more information, contact 336-765-8017 or go to . Hope Moravian Church is located at 2759 Hope Church Road, Winston-Salem.

Surviving the Holidays seminar at CPC

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will host GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays, a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. This event is open to all, church members, as well as anyone in the community. No prior participation in GriefShare is required. The seminar will be Sunday, Nov. 18, from 2:30 to 4:30 in the church parlor. The cost is $5 for the book, and child care is available, by pre-registration only.

The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts and other people who have experienced the holidays and their loved one’s death, and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly about:

• Being prepared for surprising emotions that may hit over the holidays
• What to do about traditions and other coming changes
• How to handle holiday parties and invitations
• How to survive potentially awkward moments with other people
• Where to find comfort, strength and hope in a seemingly hopeless time

Those who attend will receive a survival guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, journaling ideas and exercises for daily help through the holiday season. For more information, contact the church office at 336-766-4631.

Surviving the Holidays seminar at CUMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will be hosting a one-night video showing of GriefShare’s support seminar “Surviving the Holidays” on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. If you are wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays while you are still grieving a loved one’s death, then plan to attend this one-time session and receive a personal copy of GriefShare’s Holiday Survival Guide 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.

Holiday Treasures Sale

The Women’s Fellowship of New Philadelphia Moravian Church will have a Holiday Treasures Sale on Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to noon. A treasure trove of home décor, ornaments, Christmas villages, trees, lights, ceramics, clothes, accessories and decoration for all holidays will be offered at bargain prices. There will also be baked goods and Moravian chicken pies for sale. For more information, contact Darlene Reinhardt at 336-978-6303. New Philadelphia Moravian Church is located at 4440 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.

CPC hosts blood drive

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will host a blood drive on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 2:30-7 p.m.   
Walk-ins are welcome but things run more smoothly for individual donors and the drive as a whole if you have an appointment. You may get an appointment from blood drive coordinator Sam Boger at 336-998-4940 or at the Red Cross website . Recent Hurricanes Florence and Michael cancelled dozens of blood drives in the affected storm areas. That includes us. Please consider donating the gift of life. Clemmons Presbyterian Church is located at 3930 Clemmons Road (Hwy. 158).

Dr. Gary Chapman to speak

The Stephen Ministry and Shining Light on Mental Health Ministry at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem will present Dr. Gary Chapman, the author of “The 5 Love Languages,” on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 646 West Fifth Street. Dr. Chapman will be speaking on “Understanding Apology and Forgiveness,” based on the book “When Sorry Isn’t Enough,” co-written with Jennifer Thomas. The event is free and open to the public.


Rotary Club of Clemmons presents annual TOAST on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Tanglewood Park

You and your family and friends can be among the first to walk through the Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights this season, before it is opened to the public. The walk offers an up close view of all of your favorite Christmas light displays, and is approximately 1.3 miles long.  Families, singles, kids, walkers, strollers and wagons are all welcome to experience the Festival of Lights from a very relaxing and completely different perspective.

TOAST (Totally Outstanding Awesome Stroll through Tanglewood) is again sponsored by the Rotary Club of Clemmons, and all proceeds will be used to support local charities (Food Pantry, YMCA, Cancer Services, Boy Scouts, Arts for Life, Salvation Army, college scholarships, youth leadership training and many more) and local community projects.

On Sunday, Nov. 11, Tanglewood Park will open the rear gates at 5 p.m. The TOAST walking trail will be open from 5:30-9 p.m. Food and activities will be available. TOAST attendees must use the back entrance to Tanglewood Park, off Idols Road. There will be no additional park entrance fee.

Advance ticket purchase is required this year, and no tickets will be available at the door. Tickets are $50 per car. This year, to help reduce waiting lines when buying tickets, you will choose a particular time to arrive. Scheduled entry times are 5:30, 7, and 8:30 p.m. Tickets for each time are limited, so be sure and get your tickets as early as possible. To purchase tickets, visit either the event website at (note, do not add www) or the event Facebook page: “The Totally Outstanding Awesome Stroll through Tanglewood”

Groups wishing to attend may contact the Rotary Club of Clemmons at for other accommodations.

Clemmons Moravian bazaar

Clemmons Moravian Church will be hosting its annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. until noon. Thirty vendors will be selling Christmas décor, jewelry, pottery, homemade crafts, candles, wood products and much more.  There will be a country store offering Moravian items, canned goods, plants, candies, jams and homemade Christmas items. A bake sale will also be held, offering homemade sugar cake, cookies, pies, cakes, and homemade breads. Moravian chicken pies are also available. During the bazaar, a dessert raffle will be held with many specialty desserts being offered. A breakfast of coffee, sugar cake and sausage biscuits will be available.

Macedonia Moravian annual bazaar

Macedonia Moravian Women’s Fellowship Annual Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. Baked goods, chicken pies and Moravian items will be for sale. Vendors will be selling their arts and crafts. Breakfast biscuits and lunch will be available. Macedonia Moravian Church is located at 700 N.C. Hwy. 801 N in Advance. For additional information, call the church office at 336-998-4394.

Literacy project needs volunteers

READWS (Read•Write•Spell) needs volunteers to serve as tutors to public-school students. An information session for people interested in learning more about the program will be held on Friday, Nov. 9 at noon at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem. Pizza will be provided. For more information, or to register, please email or call 336-723-4391 ext 1509.

The mission of READWS is to reach, teach, and advocate for struggling readers by training tutors, educators and parents to use the research-based, best practices of a multisensory structured literacy approach. The program focuses on students who are at an economic disadvantage. READWS is an outreach mission of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

National Bladder Health program

Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Female Pelvic Health service is sponsoring a National Bladder Health Month education program on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The free program will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Wake Forest Urology Clinic located at 140 Charlois Blvd., Winston-Salem.

Participants are invited to enjoy refreshments, tour the facility and participate in small group stations with providers to learn about bladder health related topics such as diet, use of probiotics and over-the-counter medications and supplements, stress incontinence and overactive bladder and more.

Friedberg Moravian Church chicken pie and bazaar

Friedberg Moravian Church will be hosting a chicken pie and bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 4-7 p.m. Come and enjoy chicken pie and country ham, visit the bazaar, tasty baked goods and much more. Adults are $10 and children are $6. Frozen pies will be available in the fellowship hall, large pies are $12 (limit five). The event is sponsored by Friedberg Moravian Women’s Fellowship. For more information, call 336-764-1830. Friedberg Moravian is located at 2178 Friedberg Moravian Church Road in Winston-Salem.

Hidden Treasures of the Past

The Lewisville Historical Society invites the public to its regular Membership Meeting on Monday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Lewisville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (6290 Shallowford Road, Lewisville). The program will be “Hidden Treasures of the Past,” presented by local historian and genealogist Baxter Cromer. He will discuss the many items found during his search of his parent’s home. The treasures found pertain to local history, family treasure, and go back many generations, including letters from past presidents. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Call 336-766-5842 for more information. Co-sponsored by the Lewisville Historical Society and the Lewisville Branch Library.

Quilt show

Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild will present “Winston-Salem Quilts 2018,” a biennial quilt show on Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will be at Gateway YWCA, 1300 S Main Street, Winston-Salem, and admission is $5 for one day or $7 for both days. Included are trunk shows by Quilters Gallery on Nov. 2 and Lee Monroe on Nov. 3. Both shows are at 2 p.m. Vendors, demonstrations, boutique, and quilts for sale. For more information, go to or contact .

Trinity Elms Fall Bazaar

Trinity Elms Assisted Living is hosting its first Fall Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m, until noon. Vendor tables are $10. Space is limited. Come do some early Christmas shopping! Trinity Elms is located at 3750 Harper Road, Clemmons.

Donation Collection for VA hospital

Between Oct. 15 and Nov. 10, the Lewisville Branch Library is collecting donated items for veterans being treated at the W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury. Please call 336-703-2940 for the list of items needed.

West Forsyth Class of 1968 reunion

The West Forsyth Class of 1968 will have its 50th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Old Clemmons Gym at 5:30 p.m. Contact John Drane at or Becky Scott Cook at no later than Nov. 1 for more info. Cost is $20 per person. For questions, call Cook at 336-766-7443.

Clemmons Presbyterian hosting afternoon Grief Share program

Clemmons Presbyterian Church is hosting a Grief Share series on Sunday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the church parlor, from Sept. 9 to Dec. 9. Grief Share is a Biblical, Christ-centered teaching on grief topics associated with the loss of a loved one. This is a 13-week program, but each session is standalone — interested parties will benefit from each meeting even if unable to attend all of the sessions. The meeting consists of a video, discussion and a personal workbook. This is a warm, caring environment and one that you may come to see as an oasis on the long journey through your grief. Confidentiality is an utmost concern. These groups are encouraging and supportive. No registration is necessary. The workbooks are $15. Child care is available. Call the church office with any questions at 336-766-4631.

GriefShare program at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will have a series of GriefShare, a grief support group every Monday night 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.

Victory on the Frontline Church

Coffee, juice and pastries are served 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. Music preformed by Lonnie & Faye Maines and the Victory Singers. Wednesday evening is “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. 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.