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Community Calendar — June 27

Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of June 27

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 years).

Chess Club: Come join the Clemmons Branch Library on Monday, July 11, at 4 p.m. 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:

Star Boy — A Blackfoot Legend: The Museum of Anthropology will be at the Clemmons Branch Library on Thursday, June 27, at 2 p.m. Using objects from the museum’s collection, children will learn about why the sun, the moon, and the stars are so important to the Blackfoot tribe and other Plains groups. With a variety of materials, children will create decorative tipis. This program is for all ages and registration is required. To register, visit or call the library at 336-703-2920.

Spacecraft: Have a great idea for a spaceship or a rover? Join the Clemmons Branch Library on Monday, July 1, at 2 p.m. and build your dream ship or create a model of a famous spacecraft or rover using recycled materials. There will also be instructions and materials to create a simple rocket. This program is for all ages.

Bright Star Theatre: “One Small Step”: Join the Clemmons Branch Library on Tuesday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m. for a theatrical performance about the journey that humankind took to the moon. This program is for all ages. Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre.

Adult programs:

How NASA Put Man on the Moon: On Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m., learn about the early days of NASA, including the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo projects from NASA Solar System Ambassador Annette Horsley.

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, July 17, in the auditorium, 3554 Clemmons Road. Visit or call the library for more information.

‘Ferries of Yadkin River’ program

The public is invited to a program entitled, “The Ferries of the Yadkin River” on Monday, July 8, at 6 p.m. at the Lewisville Branch Library auditorium. Find out how people crossed the river with their animals and vehicles before bridges were built. This program is a part of the Lewisville Historical Society’s July membership meeting. Light refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Lewisville Historical Society and the Lewisville Branch Library. Call 336-766-5842 for more information.

Bethlehem United Methodist hosts Independence Day celebration and picnic

The Young at Heart ministry at Bethlehem United Methodist Church will host its annual Independence Day celebration and picnic on Thursday, July 4, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The community is invited. The event will be at the church picnic shelter, but in the event of inclement weather will move to the Family Life Center. Hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and paper products will be provided, but everyone attending should bring a covered dish and dessert. Volunteers are also needed to make homemade ice cream. There will be a patriotic program as well as bluegrass music by a local band. For more information, call 336-712-9946. Bethlehem United Methodist Church is located at 321 Redland Road in Advance.

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 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.