Community Calendar


Editor’s Note: Events listed in the calendar must be submitted in writing. Calendar items are not accepted over the telephone. Information may be e-mailed to nelmes@civitasmedia.com or faxed to 591-4379. The deadline is 3 p.m. Monday prior to publication. The calendar is reserved for non-profit organizations, church, school and community events. Ongoing calendar items will publish the last week of each month if space allows. Items may be submitted two weeks prior to the event. Because of space limitations, some announcements only appear the week of the event. If you have a legal requirement to publish an announcement, you must purchase advertising space.

Friday, June 5

Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church, 6012 Germanton Road, Winston-Salem will hold a Friday night Fundraiser supper on June 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Menu will consist of breakfast fare: Country Ham, Bacon, Eggs, Grits,Biscuits, Gravy, and Baked Apples. Cost $7 per person. For information call 924-4712.

Saturday, June 6

Bethabara Moravian Church, 2100 Bethabara Road, Winston Salem, will host a summer recital series this Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m. Featuring SWEPT AWAY, a local youth contemporary Christian group. Various artists’ concerts will be held every Saturday in June and July (excluding July 4).

Saturday, June 13

The 6th Annual Craft Fest sponsored by Mizpah Moravian Church wil be held on Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Bethania Visitor Center Grounds (corner of Bethania Rd. and Main St-Hwy 65) Lots of great artists and crafters from across the area will be selling paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry, handmade craft items and various mixed media arts. This annual event gives you the perfect opportunity to visit lots of local vendors in one setting. Food and baked goodies will be available. For more information visit www.mizpahmoravianchurch.org or call 336-924-1661.

Ongoing Events

Backyard Bible school will be held Wednesday Nights at Germanton School from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Supper, Bible Story, Games, Praise Music, Crafts. All ages are welcome The Winston-Salem Ski & Outing Club is a year-round skiing, outdoor activities and social club for singles, couples and families of all ages in the Winston-Salem area. Established in 1964. Club meetings are held at 7:00 P.M. the third Thursday of each month at various locations. Check wssoc.org for meeting location and membership information.

Worship service — Bethel United Methodist Church located at 7553 Highway 66 South at Slate Road would like to invite all of you to join them for Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship Service at 9 a.m. They look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

Discipleship teaching — Disciples of Grace Ministries in Rural Hall has discipleship teaching on Thursday nights at 7 p.m., Sunday School from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. and Sunday service at 11 a.m. The pastor is Joe Houser.

Mt. Olive Ministries — Mount Olive Baptist Church on N.C. 66 at Chestnut Grove Road offers the following ongoing ministries: Afterschool program; The College and Career Ministry, Sundays in room 302 at 10 a.m. for Bible study, fellowship and discussion on today’s events and more; The Women’s Ministry with a Bible study on Mondays at 9 a.m.; two circles of the Women’s Missionary Union that meet monthly; All Stars for Jesus Club, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Building with “Music Time”—a time of choir rehearsal and learning music; Bible-based clubs for kindergarten through fifth grade with arts, crafts and the word of God; Preschool ministry for birth through four years; Teen time, Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the youth center with Bible study, fellowship and discussion on dating, relationships and more for youth grades six through 12; Food Pantry accepting donations of non-perishable food items for those in need in the Mt. Olive/Capella community. For more information on these events and more, call the church office at 983-2890 or visit the church Web site at www.mtolivesbc.org.

Worship service — Harvest Temple Church of God, 312 Newsome Road, King, invites the public to come worship with them on Sundays for Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and children’s church at 10:30 a.m. Evening worship service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday nights are boys’ and girls’ clubs at 7 p.m. and Bible study in the sanctuary. For more information, call 983-9754 or email harvesttemple@alltel.net.

MOPS — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at Poplar Springs Church of Christ meet the second and fourth Thursdays from September to May from 9:15-11:15 a.m. at Poplar Springs Church of Christ. MOPS strives to nurture, encourage and educate all mothers of preschoolers to be the best moms they can be. Children are cared for in age-appropriate classes while moms are at MOPS. For more information, call the church at 983-2597 or email poplarspringsMOPS@hotmail.com.

Morning prayer — Harvest Temple Church of God, 312 Harvest Temple Church of God, King, invites all to pray with them each Tuesday between 11 a.m. and noon. For more information, call 983-9754 or email at harvesttemple@alltel.net.

Single Parent Ministry — Harvest Temple Church of God, 312 Newsome Road, King, invites the public to come visit them for their Single Parent Ministry on Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. This is a support group with Bible study and fellowship. For more information, call Kathleen Spainhour at 983-9754.

Deaf ministry — Available at Calvary Baptist Church, 536 South Main Street, King, is ASL interpreting for the deaf for an adult Sunday School class and all public services. Go to the Welcome Center for directions. For more information, write or call 983-3728, leave a name and address and the deaf interpreter will be glad to pay a visit.

TV broadcast — First Baptist Church of King’s TV broadcast “Building Faith” is shown on Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. on WLXI-TV 61. For more information, call the church office at 983-5252.

Cartridge collecting — Harvest Temple Church of God is now collecting empty inkjet cartridges for recycling. Cartridges can be deposited in the collection bin next to the daycare office. Simply place an old cartridge in a plastic sandwich bag and deposit it in the collection bin. The acceptable cartridges are listed next to the cartridge bin next to the daycare office.

Car donations—Boys and Girls Clubs nationwide are benefiting from car donations. The Boys and Girls Clubs offer a safe and enriching environment for kids. The donated cars are auctioned off, and the funds generated support their many programs. Donate a car and help support a local club. To donate or for more information, call 800-246-0493.

King Senior Center activities — For information about King Senior Center events, call the senior center at 983-0751.

IAAP meetings — The Winston-Salem Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP®) meets on the second Tue. of each month at 5:45 p.m. at the office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge and Rice, PLLC, 1 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem, on the 13th floor. To make a reservation, call Patricia Shelton at 480-2101.

Medical equipment available — King American Legion has wheelchairs, walkers, toilet seats, bath benches, crutches and other medical equipment for loan to the public. These items are for loan at no charge; the Legion only asks that items be returned when they are no longer needed. For pick-up, call 983-3608 for an appointment.

Small Business services — The Forsyth Technical Small Business Center provides free one-on-one confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses. This free service acts as a sounding board of ideas and concerns people may have about their businesses. To schedule an appointment or find out about the small business center courses, call 631-1320 or 631-1167.

Drug abuse help — If you or a family member is struggling with substance abuse, HELP is a phone call away at Twin City Area Narcotics Anonymous Helpline 800-365-1035. See the website WWW.tcana.org for meeting schedules and additional information. This is a 12-step recovery program.

Depression support group — A Coping with Depression support group for adults has begun at the King Moravian Church offices, 217 Dalton Road in King. The group meets on the first and third Mon. nights of each month at 7 p.m. for approximately one and a half hours. This program is sponsored by the Stokes County Mental Health Association and is led by an experienced peer facilitator. For more information on this or other mental health resources, please contact Jennifer Connolly at the SCMHA at 591-3684.

Ride available — Lighthouse Baptist Church will pick you up if you wish to attend church in the King / Tobaccoville / Rural Hall area. The church is located at 580 Priddy Farm Road, off Tuttle Road, Rural Hall. Call 336-969-9996 for a ride.

Radio ministry — There is a radio ministry on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:45 a.m. on radio station 88.8 with Pastor Danny Poindexter from Lighthouse Baptist Church, 580 Priddy Farm Road, Rural Hall.

Knitting club — The Rural Hall Library Knitting Club meets every Mon. at 7 p.m. at the Rural Hall Library. Bring a project and join the group for inspiration and good conversation! An instructor will be on hand to help beginners get started and to share tips and techniques with more advanced knitters. Call 703-2970 for more information.

Chair exercise — A chair exercise class is held every Mon. and Fri. at 10 a.m. at the Rural Hall Library. This program of exercise is designed to increase strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health and is led by a staff member of the Forsyth County Health Department. Call 703-2970 for more information.

Book club — The Rural Hall Book Club meets for lively discussions of favorite books the first Tue. of each month at 7 p.m. at the Rural Hall Library. Everyone is welcome! Call 703-2970 for more information.

Art club — The Rural Hall Art Club meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Rural Hall library. Everyone is welcome! All levels of expertise are welcome. Call 703-2970 for more information.

Tatting workshop — A tatting workshop is held the second Tues. of each month at 3 p.m. at the Rural Hall Library. All levels of expertise are welcome, including beginners. Learn this “lost” art from Sue Miller, a lifelong tatter and a member of the NC Regional Lacers Association. All supplies will be provided, and everyone is welcome. Call 703-2970 for more information.

Sewing club — The public is invited to join “It’s Sew Fun!”— a sewing club at the Rural Hall Branch Library. This club meets on the third Tue. evening of each month at 6 p.m. Participants may bring any U.F.O.’s (unfinished objects) they may need help with or work on the project of the night. All levels of expertise are welcome. Call 703-2970 for more information.

Free meal — There will be a free meal at Providence Moravian Church, 929 Old Hollow Road, at a new time—Wed. from 5-6:30 p.m., fellowship from 6:30-7 p.m. and the Bible study from 7-7:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Come to fill physical needs and spiritual needs as well.

Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program — This special program will take place on Fridays at 7 p.m. weekly at Calvary Baptist Church, 536 S. Main Street, King. For more information, call (336) 983-3728.

King farmers’ market — The King Farmers’ Market (offering farm-fresh goodness since 1998) is held each Wednesday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the King YMCA on Moore Road, just off US-52 (exit 122) and King Street (Old 52). Offerings include fresh produce, eggs, grass-fed beef, baked goods, preserves and pickles, cut flowers, potted plants and herbs, herbal soaps and crafts, with farmers and a Master Gardener available for advice. They grow what they sell. To apply and qualify as a vendor, call 983-9636 or 414-8892 for application and rules.

Stokes farmers’ market — The Stokes Farmers’ Market is open for the 2013 season, with two locations, in King and Walnut Cove. Veteran growers and new vendors will offer seasonal fruits and vegetables. The King market is located at The American Legion Grounds and hours of operation are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The Stokes Farmers Market is also at Walnut Cove every Monday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Main Street Diner in Walnut Cove. Stokes Farmers’ Markets can now accept SFMNP/FMNP Vouchers (Senior and WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers)

Quilting Club —Meets every 2nd Tues. of the month at 6pm at the Rural Hall Public Library. This class is for anyone that is interested in quilting and all levels are welcome. Please bring personal supplies to club meetings. Please call 703-2970 to confirm the meeting is still taking place.

Book — To order Bob Carroll’s book “Old, Odd and Other Stuff,” Volume I or II, email stokeshistorian@hotmail.com. The books are $20 each. Many copies of Volume II are available, but few copies are left of Volume I.

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