Community Calendar for Week of Oct. 6

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 6, 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.

Little Theatre to host a ‘behind the scenes’ community open house

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem will host a Community Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce Street in Winston-Salem.

This “behind the scenes” look at Winston-Salem’s oldest performing arts group will take visitors on a tour of the many elements that go into bringing a show to the stage. From lighting and sound to props and drops, guests will see the gorgeous set and costumes of “Guys and Dolls” up close, discover a “magic trick” or two used by the backstage crew, and learn about the many positions volunteers fill in a community theatre.

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. There will be a free drawing for tickets to upcoming shows and refreshments will be provided.

For further information, call 336-725-4001 or go to

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Sessions

The Annual Medicare Open Enrollment period will take place from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.

Annual enrollment assistance will be provided by volunteer and staff of the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, the Forsyth County coordinating site for the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). One-hour appointments will be offered during the period subject to the availability of counselors.

The open enrollment sessions will assist Medicare beneficiaries review their Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare drug plans assist in making the necessary changes for 2023.

Certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be available to assist in the enrollment process.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, Medicare beneficiaries in Forsyth County will be assisted in-person as much as possible or through telephone or other virtual means during the Annual Enrollment period. Some referrals may by made to the SHIIP state office in Raleigh.

Appointments must be made by calling the Shepherd’s Center at 336-748-0217 during weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.