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Thursday, April 21
Martinsville Planning Commission: 2 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building. On the agenda: Update on the Martinsville Lofts project; discussion of pawn shops as a permitted use; continue discussion on the privatization of ABC stores.
Henry County/Martinsville Education Association Retired: 11:30 a.m. at Ryan's. State Sen. Roscoe Reynolds will give a report from the Virginia General Assembly. Visitors are welcome. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 957-1453.
Spring Career Fair: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., National College, 905 N. Memorial Blvd., Martinsville. Free and open to the public. More than 20 companies and agencies will attend. Dress professionally and bring a rÃ©sumÃ©.
Martinsville-Henry County NAACP Branch 7089; 5:30 p.m. eat and greet; 6-7 p.m. meeting, at Arts, Etc., Church Street, Martinsville.
The last of three North Lawn Planning Workshops on how the area adjoining the former Henry County courthouse should be used: 6 p.m., Blue Ridge Regional Library, Church Street, Martinsville.
Paul R. Shorter Chapter 52, Disabled American Veterans: 7 p.m. at American Legion Building on Cabell Street, Martinsville.
Seniors in the Know at Spencer-Penn Centre: 10 a.m. Melanie Barrow, Henry County extension agent, will discuss how to have a garden that attracts butterflies. Refreshments at 11 a.m. Chair aerobics, provided by the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness, at 11:30 a.m. All seniors (50 and older) are encouraged to attend. Everything is free.
Rangeley Ruritan Club monthly meeting: 7 p.m. at the club.
Southside Republican Women's Club: 6 p.m., Henry County Administration Building.
Martinsville Senior Center-sponsored Supper Club: 5:30 p.m., Clarence's Steakhouse, Ridgeway. If you plan to attend, call 403-5260 by noon Wednesday.
Triple P. Parenting Seminar No. 3: Raising Resilient Children: 5:30 p.m. dinner; seminar, 6-7:30 p.m. at The Starting Place, Liberty Fair Mall.
Philpott Walking Club: 9-10 a.m. Meet at Philpott Dam overlook.
Hugo's Walking Club: 5-6 p.m. Meet at Hugo's Restaurant.
Low-impact walking: noon to 1 p.m. Sign-up required for this free walk. Call Activate at 403-5086.
Alcoholics Anonymous, closed discussion: 6:30 p.m., Ridgeway United Methodist Church.
Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed candlelight meeting, First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. closed meeting, First Baptist Church, Martinsville.
Joshua Place, a 12-step recovery group: 7 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Sanville community, Bassett.
Friday, April 22
Henry County Parks and Recreation's Annual Easter Egg Hunt: noon at Jack Dalton Park. The hunt is for children ages 4 to second grade. More than 5,000 prize-filled eggs will be hidden. Children will hunt in two age groups. Easter egg hunt bags will be provided. It is free, but registration is required by today. Call 634-4640.
Screen on the Green with children's activities and showing of a movie at Hooker Field, Martinsville. There will be a $2 fee per person at the gate; age 2 and younger, free. Crafts and games will start at 7 p.m., followed by a showing of "Yogi Bear." No registration required.
The Rangeley Ruritan Shorty Severance Memorial Golf League will play at Plantation Golf Course, Reidsville, N.C. Tee time is 9 a.m. Anyone may play. Call Bill Young at 647-7535 with questions.
Stuart Farmers Market open with fresh lettuce, spinach, onions, crafts, handmade soaps, eggs, lamb, baked items and starter plants. Grand opening will be May 6.
Narcotics Anonymous open meeting, "It Works, How and Why" book study: 8 p.m., Classroom A, Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville group, (As Bill Sees It) study, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. Collinsville (Big Book Study), Church of Christ, Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Saturday, April 23
Fish fry at American Legion Homer Dillard Post 78, 139 Creekside Drive, Fieldale: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Plates, $6; sandwiches, $3. Drawing for the 42-inch TV and laptop camorder will be at 2 p.m.
Country breakfast at Rangeley Ruritan Building: 6-9:30 a.m. Adults, $6. Children six and under, $3. Fried apple pies, $1.25.
Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Sportsman's Club at Southside Park. There will be separate hunt areas for ages 4 and under, 5-7 and 8-10 year-olds. Bring a basket or bag for each child. Crafts and face painting at 10 a.m.; egg hunt starts at 10:30 a.m. It is free and the Sportsman's Club will serve free hot dogs and refreshments.
Patrick County Music Association program at the Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Music starts at 4 p.m. with Bill and Maggie Anderson, Glory Road, One Accord, Marcie Horne, Sugar Creek and the headliner, The Southern Prophets.
Variety dance with music by Strictly Country: 7:30-10:30 p.m., at American Legion, Stuart; 930-2117.
Martinsville Republican Committee monthly breakfast/meeting: 9 a.m. at the old Henry County Courthouse, Martinsville. Coffee and donuts will be provided.
Alcoholics Anonymous, living sober, closed study: 6:30 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous: 9 a.m. open topic meeting, Christ Church, 1425 Spruce St. Ext., Martinsville; 8 p.m. meeting at First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Martinsville group, noon, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., closed meeting, Broad Street Christian Church.