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Community Calendar — Oct. 17

Hope Moravian Church bake sale

The Women’s Fellowship of Hope Moravian Church will sponsor a Bake Sale from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in the church fellowship hall. A variety of items will be available for purchase including made-from-scratch all-meat chicken pies available in two sizes (small, $5 and large, $10).

Hope Moravian Church is located at 2759 Hope Church Road in Winston-Salem.

For more information, contact the church at 336-765-8017, hopemoraviannc@triad.rr.com or go to www.hopemoraviannc.org .

Fall festival

Union Hill Baptist Church will host a free fall festival, featuring a free chicken stew/chili cookoff with fun and games for the entire family from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. All are welcome and invited to attend. Union Hill Baptist Church is located at 8494 Lasater Road.

Public Volunteer Workday at the Arboretum at Tanglewood

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, will hold its annual Fall Volunteer Workday at the Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Nov. 2.

Join fellow volunteers for fall gardening at the arboretum. If you don’t normally volunteer at the arboretum, this is the perfect opportunity to help out one of Forsyth County’s best horticultural destinations and to learn more about the gardens from Extension Master Gardener Volunteers who work there all year.

Cooperative Extension relies on volunteers to assist with maintenance of the arboretum as an educational space for Forsyth County residents to learn about horticulture. Please note that volunteer tasks may be physical, and work will occur outside. Volunteers should expect to get dirty. Be sure to wear gardening clothes, including comfortable, closed-toe shoes and long pants (recommended). Bring water, gardening gloves and your favorite garden tool. Extra gloves and tools will be available for volunteer use.

Volunteers are welcome, ages 12 and older, to participate in this opportunity. Participants under the age of 18 will need to submit a liability release form signed by their parent or guardian.

Registration is required. To learn more about the event and register, go to www.go.ncsu.edu/2019FallWorkday .

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 10 days prior to the event by contacting County Extension Director Kim Gressley at 336-703-2850 or by email at ksgressl@ncsu.edu .

Truck or treat

First Christian Church of Clemmons will be having a barbecue from 4-8 p.m. on Oct. 26, and a Truck or Treat from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31. Everyone is welcome.

Age-Friendly Forsyth will hold community conversation

Age-Friendly Forsyth will hold a community conversation for Clemmons, Lewisville and Pfafftown from 2-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Lewisville Public Library, 6490 Shallowford Road in Lewisville. Seniors, caregivers and community members are invited to join in and share your views about aging in our community. Discussion topics include housing, health care, transportation, caregiving, and more. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Martin Slominski at agefriendlyforsyth@gmail.com or 336-701-1700 ext 103

Missions conference

The public is invited to the missions conference that will be held Oct. 17-20. The keynote speaker will be Davy Canady who is an administrator with Baptist World Mission, Jake and Romana Allen, appointees to Hungary and Nathaniel and Linette Steinbart, missionaries to Kenya.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 18. An international dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr., Clemmons. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. Worship services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. West Haven Baptist is located on 2580 Old Glory Road, Clemmons.

Hope Moravian Church to host fall fun night

Hope Moravian Church will be hosting a fall fun night from 5-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Activities include hayrides, food and more. Menu includes chicken stew, hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks. Meals are $5 per person.

Hope Moravian Church is located at 2759 Hope Church Road in Winston-Salem. For more information, call the church at 336-765-8017.

Trunk or treat

Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons on Kinnamon Road will host Trunk Or Treat again this year from 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Car decoration begins at 3:30 p.m. Lots of fun for kids including lots of games to play, large bounce houses and the renowned Tunnel Of Terror. Prizes will be given for best decorated car and best costume. If you’re not in to candy, free hotdogs and drinks will also be given away, while supplies last. Come decorate your car and be prepared to give candy to our little boos and ghouls. Maybe one of the coveted prizes will be yours!

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 gblackwelder@hearst.com .

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.

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.

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.

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.