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Community Calendar — Oct. 31

Flag retirement ceremony

The Village of Clemmons would like to invite you to join in as Boy Scout Troop 736 properly retires the American flag in remembrance and honor for those who have served or continue to serve our country and their communities on at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Drive.

If you would like to retire a flag that is worn, tattered or damaged, you are encouraged to bring them to the ceremony or drop them off at Village Hall, 3715 Clemmons Road.

Clemmons Moravian fall bazaar

Clemmons Moravian Church Women’s Fellowship Fall Bazaar will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Clemmons Moravian Church Fellowship Hall.

Join in for a morning of fun, fellowship and fantastic holiday shopping. There will be a variety of handmade crafts and gifts such as pottery, jewelry, Christmas and Thanksgiving décor, candles and skincare and much more that will be available for purchase.

Breakfast will be served, consisting of sausage biscuits, coffee and homemade sugar cake to get you started.

Also available will be chicken pies and homemade desserts and the Country Store will be open with plants and canned goods. A dessert raffle will be held as well.

Clemmons Moravian is located at 3535 Spangenberg Avenue in Clemmons.

Centenary UMC to host veterans dinner

Centenary United Methodist Church will hold its annual veterans dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the church. Guest speaker will be Martin Tucker, editor of “Vietnam Photographs from North Carolina Veterans.” Call the church at 336-766-5987 or 336-766-1552 by Sunday, Nov. 10, to make reservations. The dinner is complimentary to all as a way to honor our local veterans service to our nation. Centenary UMC is located at 5280 Hampton Road in Clemmons.

Soup supper

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will be hosting a soup supper from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. A variety of soups will be available. Eat in or take out. Take out quart containers are $6, pints are $3. Eat in is donation only. Proceeds go to the United Methodist Men for mission projects. For more info, call 336-712-0057. Harmony Grove UMC is located at 5041 Styers Ferry Road in Lewisville.

All Saints’ Day at Clemmons Presbyterian

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will celebrate the Lord’s Supper at both the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. worship services on Sunday, Nov. 3. In observation of All Saints’ Day, candles will be lit in worship giving thanks for the lives of the members who have died in the past year and others who are loved and named from the congregation. Everyone is welcome to attend. A nursery is provided at both services. Clemmons Presbyterian is located at 3930 Clemmons Road.

Centenary UMC to host ‘Lunch and Learn’  

Centenary United Methodist Church in Clemmons, in collaboration with AARP, will host a “Lunch and Learn ” on the topic “Stop Scams — Learn How to Prevent Fraud.” Focusing on preventing fraud against seniors, participants will learn how to protect themselves and their families. The speaker will be Helen Mack of AARP.

The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. on Nov. 5 in the Multipurpose Room at Centenary United Methodist Church. Lunch is provided at no charge. The program is free and open to the public. For more information or questions, call the church at 336-766-5987.
Centenary UMC is located at 5280 Hampton Road, Clemmons,

Lewisville Historical Society to present ‘Riverview’

The Lewisville Historical Society is featuring a program on “Riverview: The Home of ‘River John’ Conrad” at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at the Lewisville Public Library. The home, ca. 1805, is one of the earliest Federalist houses built near the Yadkin River in Forsyth County. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Lewisville Historical Society and the Lewisville Branch Library. Call 336-766-5842 for more information.

Macedonia Moravian fall bazaar

Macedonia Moravian Church Women’s Fellowship is hosting a fall bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Begin your holiday shopping with many vendors and their handmade items. Baked goods, chicken pies, Moravian items and crafts will be for sale.

Breakfast biscuits and lunch will be available. A silent auction will be offered with unique gifts. Macedonia Moravian is located at 700 N.C. Hwy. 801 N in Advance.

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 Clemmons 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, hopemoraviannc@triad.rr.com or go to www.hopemoraviannc.org .

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

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 .

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.