Community Calendar — Feb. 7

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

Clemmons Branch Library

Week of Feb. 7

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.

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 March 4 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion.

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 336-703-2920 if you have questions. The program will last about one hour. The next meeting is 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.

Annual Shamrock Run

The 31st Annual Shamrock Run will be held this year on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in historic Downtown Mocksville.

Online registration is available at and closes at noon on March 14. Runners can also register by mail by downloading the form from and mailing it with a check by March 8 to: Shamrock Run Race Director, St. Francis of Assisi Church, 862 Yadkinville Road, Mocksville, N.C., 27028. Runners and Fun Walkers can also register at the church on the day before or the day of the races

The fee for registering for the 5K race or the 10K race before March 10 is $25; students under 18 pay $20. The fee for running both races is $35 with students under 18 paying $25. There is an extra fee of $10 if you register after that date. The fee for the untimed Fun Walk is $15.

Runners and Fun Walkers who register before March 1 will be guaranteed getting an official race T-shirt on race day. Race packets will be available at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. The 5K run will start at 8:15 a.m. and the 10K race begins at 9 a.m.

Award ceremonies and festivities will follow after the conclusion of each race.

Bethlehem UMC to host Young at Heart Valentine Luncheon

A Young at Heart Valentine luncheon will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Family Life Center at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 321 Redland Road in Advance. The event will begin at 11:15 a.m. and each person attending should bring a covered dish and dessert. The main course will be provided, and a great program has been planned. For more information or to sign up, call 336-712-9946.   

West Forsyth High School registration meeting for parents

West Forsyth High School will be hosting a meeting for parents at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13in the Anderson Performing Arts Center at West Forsyth High School. The meeting is for parents of rising ninth graders, and current ninth-, tenth- and eleventh-grade students attending West in the 2019-2020 school year. During this meeting, parents will receive important information regarding course registration information specific to West. There will be an opportunity to address questions to academic teachers and all department areas after the program.

Battle of Shallow Ford DAR to meet

The Battle of Shallow Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Visitors’ Center of Bethabara Park. The program is “Knowing the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s,” led by Allison Brown, a volunteer for the Western NC Chapter Alzheimer’s Association. Women interested in learning more about the DAR are welcome to attend.

Tenderloin breakfast

Brookstown United Methodist Church is hosting a tenderloin breakfast from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Tenderloin, eggs, bacon, grits, gravy, biscuits, fruit cup, coffee and juice will be served for a donation. Tenderloin biscuits are $2.50 each and four for $9. For more information, call 336-817 2238. Brookstone UMC is located at 6274 Yadkinville Road in Pfafftown.

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.

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.