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Community Calendar — Nov. 7

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza and book sale 

Come to the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Holy Family Catholic Church from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Family Center. Santa Claus will be there from 11 a.m. to noon for pictures.

Christmas decorations from vendors and artisans will be available for purchase, as well as woodworks, jewelry, food, chicken pot pie, candles, cards, oils, doggie items for Christmas, stained glass works, Lu La Roe, Damsel in Defense, Pampered Chef, and more. Thousands of good new and used books will be available for purchase at the book sale at very reasonable prices, and will make great gifts. Breakfast and lunch will be available, and there will also be a gift raffle.

Holy Family Catholic Church is located at 4820 Kinnamon Road in Clemmons.

Bethlehem UMC Young at Heart Thanksgiving luncheon

The Young at Heart group at Bethlehem United Methodist Church is hosting a Thanksgiving luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the church’s Family Life Center. All are invited but each person attending should bring a covered dish and a small dessert. A Thanksgiving-themed program is planned. For more information or to make reservations, call 336-712-9946 by Monday, Nov. 11. Bethlehem UMC is located at 321 Redland Road in Advance.

Community conversation on aging

Clemmons, Lewisville and Pfafftown area seniors, caregivers and community members are invited to join and share your views about aging in our community. Discussion topics include housing, health care, transportation, caregiving and many more. Refreshments will be provided.

The events will be: Nov. 27, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Clemmons Library, 3554 Clemmons Road, Clemmons; Dec. 2, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Lewisville Library, 6490 Shallowford Road, Lewisville; and Dec. 5, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons.

Register by calling 336-701-1700 ext. 103 or email Age-Friendly Forsyth at agefriendlyforsyth@gmail.com .

Clemmons Presbyterian hosts blood drive

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will host a blood drive from 2:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. Walk-ins can be accommodated, but things run more smoothly if you have an appointment. You may get an appointment from blood drive coordinator Sam Boger at 336-830-4034 or at the Red Cross website www.redcrossblood.org. Please give, your donation is needed.

Clemmons Presbyterian Church is located at 3930 Clemmons Road (Hwy. 158).

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.

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.

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.