Community Calendar

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 4, 2023

Shepherd’s Center 36th Annual Used Book Sale

The used book sale sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem is the largest book sale in the Triad region. Over 100,000 books and other media will be available at extraordinary prices. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on May 4-5 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6 at the Education Building at Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (Gate 5, Deacon Boulevard).

Spring plant sale at Tanglewood Arboretum

The Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their annual spring plant sale at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6.
Enjoy the beauty of the gardens while making your way to one of Forsyth County’s premier plant sales. Selections include herbaceous perennials, flowering shrubs and trees, native plants, milkweed, annuals, herbs 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 at Tanglewood Park and fund the monthly Adult Education 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.

Piedmont Federal Savings Bank Open House

The Clemmons Branch of Piedmont Federal Savings Bank will have an open house on Tuesday, May 16, from 3-5 p.m. to help celebrate the bank’s 120th year.

Light appetizers, water, punch and soft drinks will be provided. All are welcome to drop in.

Welcome to Medicare Workshop offered

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem is offering a virtual 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 virtually via Zoom on Monday, May 22, from 3-4:30 p.m. through computer and telephone access.

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 available  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 or for more information or to reserve a seat.