Community Calendar — June 6

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 6, 2019

Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of June 6

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

Children’s programs:

Children’s Story times: Join in for great books, finger plays, songs and crafts. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers (ages 18 months-3 years), Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers (ages 3-5).

Story Time at Night: Join in at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Open to all ages.

Chess Club: Come join us at the Clemmons Branch Library at 4 p.m. on June 6 to play the game of kings. Chess sets will be provided so bring your moves. Open to beginners and players with all levels of expertise. Open to ages 7-17.

Summer reading programs:

Outer Space Science: Zoom, zoom, zoom! We’re going to the Moon! Join in on Monday, June 10, at 4 p.m. at Clemmons Branch Library in a fun afternoon learning about the moon. We’ll be creating moon phases and experimenting with how impact craters are formed. We may get messy, so be prepared. This program is intended for ages 5-10, but older siblings are welcome.

Mars Rover: How did NASA control the Mars Rover? Team up as “Mission Control” and “Mars Rover” to navigate an obstacle course and practice sending instructions to our Lego Mindstorm rovers. This program is on Wednesday, June 12, at 2 p.m. and is for ages 10-17. Registration is required. Please register at the library or by calling 336-703-2920.

Greek Myths: Brave heroes! Meddling gods and goddesses! Epic journeys! Greek myths have it all, and Attic Salt Theatre Company’s adaptation of some of our favorite myths will keep you cheering and laughing while you learn about mythology. The show will be on Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m. While the show is intended for ages 4-11, all ages are welcome to attend.

Father’s Day Pop-up Cards: Join in on Friday, June 14, at 3 p.m. at Clemmons Branch Library as Japanese Outreach Initiative Ambassador Nana Watanobe teaches us how to make origami cards style pop-up cards for Father’s Day. This program is open to ages 5 and up.

Star Festival: On Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. join in to create our own bamboo wish tree and origami decorations as we celebrate the Japanese Star Festival. This program is open to children and teens of all ages and skill levels. Supplies will be provided.

Space Colony: What would space colonies on other planets look like? Come join in at the Clemmons Branch Library on Monday, June 17, at 2 p.m. to build a colony out of recycled materials to support life on another planet. This program is for all ages.

NC Zoo – Animal Stars: Through stories, touchable artifacts, and a few live animals, we will explore a number of animal constellations on Wednesday, June 19, at 3 p.m. Presented by the North Carolina Zoo.

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 July 1 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Kingdom of the Blind” by Louise Penny.

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 at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, in the auditorium at 3554 Clemmons Road. Visit or call the library for more information.

Jazz worship service

Shallowford Presbyterian Church will offer a jazz worship service, “Come, O Holy Spirit,” in celebration of Pentecost at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 9. Guest musicians are Diana Tuffin, vocalist and the Muddy River Dixieland Jazz Band with Wiley Porter, banjo; Steve Griggs, tuba; Larry Carman, drums; and Dave Reid, clarinet. Rev. Jeff Sockwell will lead the service which includes hymns and spirituals for congregation and Communion. Shallowford Presbyterian Church is located at 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Lewisville, near U.S. 421 Exit 242, next to Kaplan’s. For more information, contact the church at 336-766-3178 or   www.shallowfordpresbyterian.org

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

First Christian Church of Clemmons will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starting Tuesday, June 11. at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Gibran Aguilar at 336-247-6463 or go to http://www.fpu.com/1090819 to sign up for discount price of $109. First Christian Church is located at 6131 Frye Bridge Road in Clemmons.

Newcomers and Neighbors meeting

Newcomers and Neighbors of the greater Winston-Salem area holds its monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Coffee and social time is at 9:45 a.m. with meeting to follow. The meetings are held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1416 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem. For membership information, email wsnewcomers@gmail.com or go to
www.newcomers-Winston-Salem.com.

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.

GriefShare program at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will host a Griefshare support group meeting at 7 p.m. on June 10 and July 8 in the Ministry Center. If you or someone you know is grieving the loss of a loved one, whether it be a parent, child, spouse or sibling, we invite you to join the meeting. Grief is easier when shared. For more information, call Nancy at 336-971-7275 or Ann at 434-251-0343. Clemmons UMC is located at 3700 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

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. The Wednesday evening “Just As I Am” casual and family service has expanded. Dinner is served at 6:20 p.m., followed by a Bible study led by Pastor Mike from 7-7:45 p.m. Also in the children’s church is a New Kids Program by Tamara Koontz. All people of Christian faith are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact the church at 336-577-2873 or mktvfl@att.net . 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 info@clemmonscivicclub.org .

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 d.p.ballard@gmail.com, or visit www.rotaryclubofclemmons.com 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 lewisvilleclemmonschamber@gmail.com.

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 3:30-5 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. People may receive services or drop off donations at these times. www.clemmonsfoodpantry.org

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.