Community Calendar — Aug. 1

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 1, 2019

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Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of Aug. 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 in Clemmons.

Children’s programs

Story time break: The Clemmons Branch Library will be taking a break from story times in August. There will be no story times from Aug. 5-29. Story times will return starting on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Chess Club: Come join the Clemmons Branch Library 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. For to ages 7-17. Upcoming meetings will be on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 4 p.m. and on Monday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m.

Teen and Tween Advisory Board

Interest Meeting: Want to have a say in your library? Join the Clemmons Branch Library on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. if you’re interested in joining a Tween/Teen Advisory Board. Looks great on college applications.

Adult programs:

Hoarding and Rummaging: The Clemmons Branch Library will host a class on hoarding and rummaging on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. 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 Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens.

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 the library at 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, Aug. 21 in the auditorium at 3554 Clemmons Road. Visit or call the library for more information.

Salty Story Time

Bring the kids and come out for the first Salty Story Time at Salt Beach Salt Rooms on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 11 a.m.-noon. Spots are limited so call now to reserve your spot on the beach. Kid’s spots are $10, additional $5 and parents are free. For more information, call 336-293-4598. Salt Beach Salt Rooms is located at 3570 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

GriefShare program at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will begin a new 13-week series of GriefShare, a grief recovery seminar and grief support group on Monday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. 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, you are invited. Grief is easier when shared. For questions, call Nancy at 336-971-7275 or Ann at 434-251-0343. Clemmons United Methodist Church is located at 3700 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

Age-Friendly Forsyth holding multiple community conversations throughout Forsyth County

Age-Friendly Forsyth (AFF) is holding multiple community conversations throughout Forsyth County over the next few months. AFF would like to learn more about your experiences and views on aging in Forsyth County and in your local community. Your participation is essential and will help AFF develop community priorities to make Forsyth County a place where people can live their best lives. An upcoming community conversation on the tour throughout the county will be Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 6-7 p.m. at the Lewisville Library at 6490 Shallowford Road in Lewisville.

To register for any of these events, contact Arleatha Patterson at 336-701-1700 ext. 112 or at

For more information about Age-Friendly Forsyth, and to stay updated on upcoming conversations in other areas of Forsyth County, go to, or like its Facebook page at

Age-Friendly Forsyth connects, informs, and engages aging adults and community partners to create a livable community through collaborative planning and action, with the vision that aging adults are living their best lives.

Shredding event

Holy Family Catholic Church will host a shredder event on Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-noon in the church parking lot at 4820 Kinnamon Road in Clemmons. Suggested donations are $5 per bag or file box and checks can be made payable to Knights of Columbus.

Teacher training and free yoga class

Sunrise Yoga will host a teacher training and enrichment program info session and free yoga class with Valerie Kiser 9-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2. Kiser is director of Sunrise Yoga’s teacher training programs. 
The teacher training is a program for people who want to deepen their yoga practice or are interested in becoming a yoga instructor and takes place over the course of several months. Sunrise Yoga offers a 200- and 300-hour teacher training program.
The enrichment program is an opportunity to deepen your practice in learning more about yoga in a small class environment that takes place over the course of two full weekends.
Download the app or go to for more information or to register and sign up for a class. Space is limited.

Sunrise Yoga Studio is located 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Court, Suite 1 in Clemmons. Contact Sunrise at 336-778-1233.

Free cardiovascular screening

A Novant Health cardiovascular screening including blood tests will be hosted by Unity Moravian Church on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This event is free to anyone 18 and older. Advanced registration is required by calling 336-277-1880 or emailing Unity Moravian Church is located at 8300 Concord Church Road in Lewisville.

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 or go to

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.

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 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.

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.