Community Calendar — Sept. 26

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 26, 2019

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Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of Sept. 26.

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:

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).

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. The next meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m.

Teen and Tween Advisory Board: Want to have a say in your library? Join the Clemmons Branch Library on the first Tuesday of the month if you’re interested in joining a Tween/Teen Advisory Board. Open to grades 6-12. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m.

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 Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles.

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, Oct. 16, in the auditorium at 3554 Clemmons Road. Visit or call the library for more information.

Community yard sale

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will be hosting a community yard sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. Proceeds go toward the church building fund. Everyone is invited. Harmony Grove United Methodist is located at 5041 Styers Ferry Road in Lewisville.

Fall bazaar

Parkway Presbyterian Church’s Presbyterian Women are holding a fall bazaar from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 19. You can find the perfect gift for the holidays. There will be numerous vendors with various hand-made items. Breakfast and lunch will be available, along with a bake sale and silent auction. The proceeds will fund the Parkway Presbyterian Women’s Scholarship for college students. Parkway Presbyterian is located at 1000 Yorkshire Road and on the corner of Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem.

Pinto bean supper

Shiloh Lutheran Church will host its annual pinto bean supper at 5 p.m. on Oct. 19. Shiloh Lutheran is located at 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road in Lewisville.

Rotary Club of Western Forsyth

Rotary Club of Western Forsyth meets from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesdays at Sixty Six Grill and Taphouse located at 3440 Frontis Street in Winston-Salem. For more information, contact .

Clothes giveaway

On Sept. 29, Minister Debra Berrier from Center United Methodist Church will be the guest preacher at Centenary United Methodist Church in Clemmons. Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. and services begin at 10:45 a.m. A fellowship time, with coffee and refreshments, will be held between the services.  On Saturday, Sept. 28, the church will hold a free clothes giveaway from 10 a.m.-noon (fourth Saturday of each month). There are no signup requirements or restrictions — everyone is welcome. Items will be available for youth and adults. Donations can also be made at this time. For questions, call the church at 336-766-5987. The church is located at 5280 Hampton Road in Clemmons.

Forsyth County Republican Women to meet

The Forsyth County Republican Women will meet on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Mi Pueblo Restaurant on South Stratford Road.  Those who plan to eat should arrive by 5:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. The speakers will be Marjorie Dufek, the N.C. coordinator for the Concord Coalition and Judge April C. Wood, District Court judge for Davidson County. Please RSVP to .

A service of Taizé Prayer

A service of Taizé Prayer for world peace and reconciliation will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, at Shallowford Presbyterian Church. The service of simple and contemplative sung prayer includes scripture readings and a time of silence. The outdoor Shallowford Labyrinth will be open for meditative walking before the service, and a brief introduction to the sung prayers will begin at 7:25 p.m. Shallowford Presbyterian Church is located 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road near the Lewisville-Clemmons Exit (242) of U.S. 421 next to Kaplan’s. For more information, call the church at 336-766-3178 or go to .

Powerful Tools for Caregivers course

Registration is now underway for Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a 6-week course for anyone caring for a loved one who is frail or ill. Classes will take place 10:30 a.m.-noon on Thursdays from Oct. 17-Nov. 21 at the SECU Family House, 1970 Baldwin Lane. 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.

Fall bazaar

Clemmons United Methodist Church is hosting its Fall Bazaar and Yard Sale on Friday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers will find two full floors of bargains on gently used items including books and puzzles, boutique/accessories, bakery and treats shoppe, children’s/men’s/women’s clothing, toys, baby items, crafts, elegant junque, furniture and accessories, holiday house, linens, small appliances and electronics, sporting goods, yard equipment and tools and more. Friday features a silent auction 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cash or checks only, no credit cards.
Clemmons United Methodist Church is located at 3700 Clemmons Road.

Village Farmers Market

Village Farmers Market-Village Hall will be every Tuesday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 3715 Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Parking is available front and back of the building. Weekly vendors are accepted. For more information call 336-766-7511.

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.

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.

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.