Community Calendar — Aug. 15
Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 15, 2019
Clemmons Branch Library
Events for the week of Aug. 15
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.
Story time break: The Clemmons Branch Library will be taking a break from story times in August. There will be no story times 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 Monday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 4 p.m.
Advance Planning Workshop: On Monday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m., learn about the living will and healthcare power of attorney. Each attendee will receive a copy of the documents explained in the workshop. To register, visit or call the Clemmons Branch Library at 336-703-2920.
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 Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Speak No Evil” by Uzodinma Iweala — the library’s “On The Same Page” book.
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 club’s 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.
Free clothes and school supplies giveaway
Pine Grove UMC Vacation Bible School
Pine Grove United Methodist Church is recruiting all kindergarten and elementary school children for a journey to Mars and beyond.
Come join Pine Grove on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at for Vacation Bible School to explore faith, kindness, boldness, thankfulness and hope. The adventure will include Bible stories, crafts, science experiments, games, songs and more. A light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.
For additional information and to register, contact the church office at 336-765-2569 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-noon or email at email@example.com .
Pine Grove United Methodist is located at 1130 Jonestown Road in Winston-Salem.
Grief Share at Clemmons Presbyterian
Clemmons Presbyterian Church will offer a Grief Share Series beginning Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the church parlor. Grief Share is a Christ-centered program designed to help those mourning the loss of a loved one. The program consists of videos, discussion and a personal workbook. The program lasts for 13 weeks, but each session is standalone and not dependent on previous sessions. No pre-registration is required and is open to the public. Cost is $15 for the workbook. Child care is available if requested in advance. Contact the church office for more info 336-766-7631.
New Philly Farmers Market
The New Philly Farmers Market at New Philadelphia Moravian Church will be held the first three weeks in August. The church is inviting outside vendors to be part of this market, as well as members of NPMC who grow or create their own product. There will be a variety of vendors as well as music and food trucks. The market will be Aug. 8 and Aug. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. New Philadelphia Moravian is located at 4440 Country Club Road in Winston-Salem.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers course
Registration is now underway for Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week course for anyone caring for a loved one who is frail or ill. Classes will take place on Thursdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Trinity Elms in Clemmons. There is no charge, but donations are accepted. Registration is required. To register or get information, call Linda Lewis at 336-748-0217. Classes are sponsored by the Shepherd’s Centers of Greater Winston-Salem, Family Caregiver Support Program, Senior Services, SECU Family House, and Daybreak Respite Program. Classes fill quickly, so early registration is suggested.
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.
Free cardiovascular screening
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or go to
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.
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 email@example.com .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.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.