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Community Calendar — Feb. 27

Clemmons Branch Library

Events for the week of Feb. 27.

For more information on these and other programs, please check the online calendar of events at www.forsythlibrary.org 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.

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. Upcoming meetings will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, and Monday, March 9.

Teen programs

Service Saturday: Need to earn service hours? Join the Clemmons Branch Library at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, to complete a service project for the community and earn an hour of service time for school.

College Prep Series — Summer Planning: Join the Clemmons Branch Library at noon on Saturday, March 7, as a representative from Wells Fargo discusses credit for teens.

Adult programs

Board Games: At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, join the library for an exciting hour of board games. Bring your favorite game or play one of the library’s. All ages welcome.

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 at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, with a discussion of “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah.

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, March 18, in the auditorium at 3554 Clemmons Road. Visit or call the library for more information.

Winston-Salem Shrine Club Annual Feast

The Winston-Salem Shrine Club will be hosting its annual feast from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 4909 Hampton Road in Clemmons. For tickets, call Brian Huffman at 336-408-9718 or email wsshrineclub@outlook.com . Price is $40 for advance tickets, $45 at the door. The feast is all you can eat and will take place rain or shine. Hotdogs will be available for kids. Proceeds benefit the Winston-Salem Shrine Club.

Anniversary of the dedication of Williams Cemetery

The Yadkin County Historical Society will commemorate the first anniversary of the dedication of the Thomas and Lousania Holcomb Williams Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1. The event will be held at Enon Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1124 Flint Hill Road in East Bend.

Descendants of the Williams family and their enslaved families will be honored. Rev. Sam Puryear, pastor of Boonville Presbyterian Church, will speak. Tax-deductible donations for the maintenance of the cemetery can be made to the Yadkin County Historical Society, PO Box 1250, Yadkinville, NC 27055. Members and friends of the society are invited to attend. For more information, contact Andrew Mackie at 336-428-8471, or yadkincountyhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.

Taizé prayer at Shallowford Presbyterian

Shallowford Presbyterian Church will offer a service of Taizé prayer for the time of Lent at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1. An introduction to the sung prayers will begin at 7:25 p.m. The service will include the sung prayers of the Community of Taizé, scripture readings, and a time of silence. The Shallowford outdoor labyrinth will be open for walking prior to the service. Shallowford is located at 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, near U.S. 421 N. Exit 242, next to Kaplan’s. For more information, call 336-766-3178 or go to www.shallowfordpresbyterian.org .

Bermuda Run Garden Club Annual Geranium Sale

If you are looking for signs of spring, just talk with a member of the Bermuda Run Garden Club. The Garden Club’s Annual Geranium Sale is an event that our community looks forward to each year; and after such cold and rainy weather, this year is certainly no exception. Club members will take prepaid orders until March 23, and the plants will be delivered to the parking lot of the Bermuda Run Post Office on April 8. Customers may choose 6½-inch pots ($10.50 each) or 10-inch pots ($15) each. Color choices include red, hot pink, white, salmon and violet (deep fuchsia).

Profits generated by the geranium sale help Bermuda Run Garden Club provide a variety of projects and assistance that benefit various charitable organizations in Davie County.

The beautiful, healthy geraniums, which are locally grown, will be in bloom in time to decorate baskets, gardens, patios, and porches for Easter. Contact any member of the Bermuda Run Garden Club or Linda Ernst at 336-940-6705 or lernst2@triad.rr.com to place orders before March 23.

 

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 clemmonsrepublicanclub@gmail.com or 336-978-1419.

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.

Lewisville Historical Society presentation

The Lewisville Historical Society invites the public to hear a talk entitled “Living Across the Street From Lewisville School” at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 9. Ed Simpson, son of Harold Simpson, a principal of Lewisville School, will share his unique memories of attending Lewisville School and growing up in Lewisville. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Lewisville Historical Society and the Lewisville Branch Library. Call 336-766-5842 for more information.

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 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.