Community Calendar for week of Sept. 22

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 22, 2022

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DivorceCare at Clemmons UMC

Clemmons United Methodist Church will offer a 14-week DivorceCare Series on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center Room A-210.

DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come together to help each other with the healing from the pain of separation or divorce.

This video-based support group program offers helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil that the participants are experiencing. It will also offer practical tools for decision-making.

To register for this group or for more information, go to DivorceCare\Groups\148328. All are welcome.

Historic Bethabara Park Presents Apple Fest 2022

Come celebrate the arrival of fall — and all of its apple-filled goodness — at Historic Bethabara Park’s annual Apple Fest on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The day’s activities include food, music, crafts, children’s games, Robinson’s racing pigs, historical tours and demonstrations and lots of apples!
Visitors will enjoy pottery, woodworking, blacksmithing and indigo dyeing demonstrations. Apples from local orchards will be available for purchase, as will a large selection of crafts, food and drinks. Main stage musicians include The Burnett Sisters with Colin Ray, The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs, and Alexa Rose. Colonial musician Ken Bloom will perform in the 1788 Gemeinhaus.

Admission is free; there are charges for crafts, food and drinks.

Historic Bethabara Park, a National Historic Landmark, is the 1753 site of the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina and the birthplace of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. For more information, go to or call 336-924-8191.

Salem Band Fall Concert

Salem Band and Bugs Bunny will present a Salem Band fall concert “What’s Opera, Doc?” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Hanes Auditorium. Join in for an afternoon of your favorite classics from the popular Looney Tunes cartoons! Music by Brahms, Johann Strauss, Franz Liszt and more. Hear “Barber of Seville,” “Dance of the Comedians,” “Blue Danube Waltz” and other selections to accompany some of the most popular cartoon episodes. This free concert will be in Hanes Auditorium at Elberson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Salem Academy and College.

World Peace and Reconciliation service at Shallowford Presbyterian

A service of Taizé prayer for world peace and reconciliation will take place at Shallowford Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 pm. The service of simple sung congregational prayer includes scripture readings and a time of silence. The outdoor Shallowford Labyrinth will be open for meditative walking before the service, and a brief introduction to the sung prayers will begin at 7:25 p.m. Shallowford Presbyterian is located at 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road near the Lewisville-Clemmons Exit (242) of U.S. 421 next to Kaplan’s. 336-766-3178,

West Forsyth Classes of 1991, 1992 and 1993 reunion information

For West Forsyth alumni classes of 1991, ’92 and ’93, it’s time again to reconnect with old classmates. A class reunion will be held Oct. 14 and 15.

The itinerary will include:
• Alumni section at the homecoming football game
• No host social at local bar
• Reunion at the Village Inn in Clemmons

• No host social at local bar

The cost for Saturday, Oct. 15 is $50 per person. Payments will be accepted through Paypal @robinspeas.

When you pay through PayPal, please include the class you are (ex: Class of ’92), email, phone (optional), maiden name and if you are bringing a guest and their name.

Refunds will be made up to Sept. 14 by emailing Robin Golobic Speas at or Karen Patrick at

Check out the Facebook page for updates West Forsyth High School Reunion Class of ’91-’93 Group.

Please help get the word out about the reunion. Social media is being used to spread the word, so reach out to all your alumni friends.