Community Calendar — Feb. 13

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of Feb. 13.

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

No children’s story times in February: Due to early voting at the Clemmons Branch Library, there will be no story times in February. Story times will resume as normal in March.

Peace Doves Craft: Join the library in the children’s area at Clemmons Branch Library at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, to make a variety of peace doves in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of peace and equality for all.

Freedom Quilts: Join the library in the children’s area at Clemmons Branch Library at 4 p.m on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to learn about the history and importance of freedom quilts. Then use the quilt patterns to create your own freedom quilt squares.

Pluck of the Draw concert

The 33rd season of Shallowford Series Concerts, presented by Shallowford Presbyterian Church in collaboration with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, will continue at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, with “The Pluck of the Draw” a concert featuring  classical and contemporary works by Manuel Ponce, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, J.K Mertz, and others performed by guitarists Nicolas Mayers, Alexis Ward and Long (Harry) Ngo. Free to the public. Reception follows. Art exhibit will be on view through February on the Shallowford Presbyterian Church Art Wall: The Creative Spirit! Paintings by Betty Tysor. Shallowford Presbyterian Church is located at 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Lewisville, near U. S. 421 Exit 242, next to Kaplan’s. For more information, call the church at 336-766-3178 or go to .

Clemmons Republican precinct officer vacancies

The Forsyth County Republican Party seeks to fill vacancies for both precinct captains and other precinct officers in Clemmons. Interviews will begin the week of Feb. 23. To be considered, contact the Clemmons Republican Club at or 336-978-1419.

Plant propagation class

A Plant Propagation from Seed adult education class at Arboretum at Tanglewood Park will be held from 11 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The class will be held at Walnut Hall at Tanglewood Park, located at 4061 Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Upon entering the park, follow signs to Walnut Hall.

The speaker will be Bob LePere, Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener volunteer. Growing plants from seeds is a rewarding experience so those attending this class will learn techniques and tips to help you succeed with seeds.

The cost is free but registration is required as space is limited. Registration opens two weeks prior to each class date. Please register by email at or call 336-703-2850. Admission into Tanglewood Park is free. Tell the gate attendant that you are volunteering at the Arboretum Workday.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 10 days prior to the event by contacting Kim Gressley, County Extension director, at 336-703-2850 or by email at

Clemmons Democrats annual meeting

Clemmons Democrats Annual Precinct Organizational Meeting will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Old Nick’s Pub, 191 Lowes Foods Drive in Lewisville. This meeting is for all six of the Clemmons precincts: 51 Clemmons First Baptist Church (formerly Clemmons Elementary), 52 Clemmons Presbyterian Church, 53 VFW Post 9010, 54 Clemmons Civic Center, 55 Holy Family Catholic Church and 73 Southwest Elementary. Join in to learn more about community outreach, the effects of redistricting and for fun and fellowship.

Spring plant sale

The Extension Master Gardener Volunteers’ Sale will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on May 1 and 2 at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park.
Enjoy the beauty of the gardens while making your way to one of Forsyth County’s premier plant sales. Selections include unique annuals and herbaceous perennials, flowering shrubs and trees, native plants, milkweed, herbs, vegetables, and more.
This event is one of the major fundraisers for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Proceeds from your purchase help maintain The Arboretum and Gardens and fund the monthly Adult Education gardening lecture series held at Tanglewood Park throughout the year.
Shop early for best selection. Sales are cash or check only. For additional information call 336-703-2850. The Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park is located at 4201 Manor House Circle in Clemmons.

Clemmons Presbyterian to host afternoon GriefShare

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will offer a GriefShare series beginning Jan. 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. GriefShare 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 and will last for 13 weeks. No pre-registration is required. This 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 information at 336-766-4631.

GriefShare at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church continues its 13-week series of GriefShare, a grief recovery seminar and group support group, at 7 p.m. each Monday night 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 to join. Grief is easier when shared among people who care. For more information, call Nancy at 336-971-7275. Clemmons UMC is located at 3700 Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

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.