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Community Calendar — March 5

CPC hosts blood drive

Clemmons Presbyterian Church will host a blood drive from 2:30-6:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.

Walk-ins can be accommodated, but things run more smoothly for individual donors and the drive as a whole 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.
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Please give. Clemmons Presbyterian Church is located at 3930 Clemmons Road (Hwy. 158).

Shredding event

Holy Family Catholic Church will host a shredder event from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, March 28, in the church parking lot at 4820 Kinnamon Road in Clemmons. Suggested donations are $5 per bag or file box and checks can be made payable to the Knights of Columbus.

‘Welcome to Medicare’ workshop

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County Library are offering a workshop for individuals turning 65 (as well as those who already have Medicare) to learn about the different insurance options available, including “Original Medicare,” Medicare prescription drug programs, Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans.

The session will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, at the Southside Branch Library at 3185 Buchanan Street in Winston-Salem.

The session is designed to explain and clarify the Medicare sign-up process and educate attendees on how to make smart choices. Trained Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be on hand to answer general questions.

The session is provided at no cost. Because space is limited, reservations are required. Contact the Shepherd’s Center at 336-748-0217 for more information or to reserve a seat.

Hope Moravian Church chicken pie sale

The Women’s Fellowship of Hope Moravian Church will sponsor two chicken pie sales from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, March 11, and Wednesday, April 8, in the church fellowship hall.

The all-meat chicken pies are made from scratch and are available in two sizes (small, $5 and large, $10).

For more information, call 336-765-8017, email hopemoraviannc@triad.rr.com or go to www.hopemoraviannc.org. Hope Moravian Church is located at 2759 Hope Church Road in Winston-Salem.

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.

 

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.