Community Calendar — Jan. 31

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 31, 2019

Clemmons Branch Library

Week of Jan. 31

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.

Youth programs:

Valentine’s Origami: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Clemmons Branch Library by dropping in starting at 3:30 p.m. to create specially themed origami. All supplies will be provided. Open to children in grades 1-5.

Adult programs:

What is Dementia?: Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. for a community training session. This is a special repeat performance of the first module in the series, back by popular demand. 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 on Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “The Other Einstein” by Marie Benedict.

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, Feb. 20, in the auditorium at 3554 Clemmons Road, and the club will be cooking soul food recipes in honor of Black History Month. Visit or call the library for more information.

Master Gardener plant sale

The Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their annual plant sale at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May, 4. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens while making your way to one of Forsyth County’s premier plant sales. Selections include unique annuals and herbaceous perennials, as well as flowering shrubs and trees, such as native plants, milkweed, herbs, vegetables, and more.

This event is one of the major fundraisers for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Proceeds from your purchase help maintain The Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park and fund the monthly Adult Education lecture series held at the Arboretum office throughout the year.

Shop early for best selection. For additional information, call 336.703.2850.

Young at Heart to perform

The band Young at Heart from Georgia will be playing at the Farmington Community Center on Feb. 15. Doors open at 6 p.m., band starts at 7 p.m. There will be hamburgers and hot dogs available to purchase.

Jam sessions

Farmington Community Center at 1723 Farmington Road in Mocksville hosts a country music and gospel only jam session every Thursday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The center also hosts a bluegrass jam session every Monday night from 7-9 p.m. Bring whatever instrument you play and join the fun. Cover charge for listeners $2, players are free.

Italian Valentine’s evening

The Farmington Community Center will have an Italian Valentine’s evening with Elvis impersonator Danny Crouse on Saturday, Feb. 16.  Tickets are $15 in advance, no tickets sold at the door. Includes an Italian meal of spaghetti, fettuccine alfredo, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with “Elvis” coming on stage at 7 p.m. For tickets go to .

Annual Democrats meeting

The Clemmons Democrats annual multi-precinct meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Clemmons Library. If you vote at any of the six Clemmons precincts (Clemmons Civic Center, Clemmons Elementary School, Clemmons Presbyterian Church, Holy Family Catholic Church, Southwest Elementary or VFW Post #9010), please join the annual organizational meetings. Officer elections will be held for each precinct and resolutions presented. Find out what’s happening in 2019 and begin organizing for 2020. Light refreshments provided.

‘How to Grow More Food with Less Work’ class

 The North Carolina Extension will present “How to Grow More Food with Less Work,” an adult education class from 11 a.m. to noon on Feb. 6 at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park. Save time and improve your harvest from the garden with properly timed action to support plant health. Attend this overview to help you as you develop your own plan. Mary Jac Brennan, Extension horticulture agent, will be the speaker. The program is free but registration is required. To register, email or call 336-703-2850 no earlier than two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited. The Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park is located at 4201 Manor House Circle in Clemmons.

Salem Band to present ‘Bernstein Birthday Concert’

The Salem Band will present a “Bernstein Birthday Concert” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Hanes Auditorium in the Elberson FAC at Salem College in Winston-Salem. This is a free event.
Join Salem Band for an evening of music by Leonard Bernstein for the celebration of 100 years of this great American composer. The program includes Bernstein favorites such as “Selections from ‘West Side Story,’” “Slava!,” “Overture to ‘Candide,’” “Make Our Garden Grow,” music from “Wonderful Town” and “Fancy Free,” and “Simple Song,” as well as music from “Gypsy,” “Into the Woods,” and “A Copland Tribute” by Bernstein’s friends and influences, Stephen Sondheim and Aaron Copland. Featuring vocal soloist and Salem College Professor Cristy Brown singing “I Feel a Song Coming On.”

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. Gospel music performed by Lonnie & Faye Maines and the Victory Singers. Wednesday evenings is the “Just As I Am” casual and family service. Dinner is served at 6:20 p.m., followed by a Bible study 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, 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 David Barson at .


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.