Community Calendar — Oct. 24

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of Oct. 24

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 Monday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m.

Teen programs:

Service Saturday: Need to earn service hours? Join the Clemmons Branch Library on Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. for the latest Service Saturday. Complete a service project for the community and earn an hour of service time for school.

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 Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with a discussion of “Educated” by Tara Westover.

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

GriefShare’s showing of ‘Surviving the Holidays’

Clemmons United Methodist Church will be hosting a one-night video showing of GriefShare’s support seminar, “Surviving the Holidays” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25.

If you are wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays while you are still grieving a loved one’s death, then plan to attend this one-time session and receive a personal copy of GriefShare’s Holiday Survival Guide.

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.

GriefShare at Clemmon UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church is continuing the current series of GriefShare, a grief recovery seminar and grief support group each Monday night at 7 p.m. in the Ministry Center through Monday, Nov. 18.

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 to join. Grief is easier when shared.

For more information, call Nancy at 336-971-7275 or the church office at 336-766-6375. Clemmons UMC is located at 3700 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

Holiday Treasures and Bake Sale

The Women’s Fellowship of New Philadelphia Moravian Church invite you to attend the annual Holiday Treasures and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 2.
You’ll find all sorts of treasures while holiday shopping. Come check out all holiday items, which include decorations, dishes, clothing, accessories, home décor, ornaments, and Moravian items. Chicken pies and baked goods will also be available.
New Philadelphia Moravian is located at 4440 Country Club Road in Winston-Salem.

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, or go to .

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 .

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 .

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 or 336-701-1700 ext 103

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!

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 .

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.