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Friday, April 6
Henry County Parks and Recreation-sponsored Annual Easter Egg Hunt for ages 4 to second grade: noon at Jack Dalton Park. Children will hunt in two age groups. Easter Egg Hunt bags will be provided. The event is free, but registration was required by Wednesday evening. Call 634-4640.
Red Cross blood drive in the downstairs fellowship hall of Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett: noon until 6 p.m.
Patrick Henry Lodge 73, Fraternal Order of Police: 8 a.m. at The Sirloin House, Commonwealth Boulevard, Martinsville. All law enforcement officers, active or retired, and their families are invited.
Bassett Moose Lodge Friday Night dinner and dance: The lodge opens at 5 p.m. for dinner. Dance music by the band Southern Fire starts at 7 p.m.
Delvin L. Hairston Memorial Fund will sponsor “The Showstopper Talent Show” with performances by Charles Butler’s group, “Men of Smith” (Butler is a former Martinsville band director); Zula Zeta Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity from North Carolina A&T State University; and the local NSBE Step Team.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group (As Bill Sees It) at Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. Big Book, Church of Christ, 2115 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous, open meeting, It Works How and Why study: 8 p.m. Classroom A, Memorial Hospital, Martinsville.
Saturday, April 7
Free community Easter EGGstravaganza: 10 a.m. to noon at Collinsville YMCA; rain or shine. There will be egg hunting, carnival games, arts and crafts, face painting, egg decorating, animals and more, sponsored in part by the YMCA and Stone Memorial Christian Church.
Mount Olivet Ruritan Club will not hold a breakfast on Saturday; the next will be May 5.
Country buffet breakfast: 6-10 a.m., Spencer Ruritan Club Building. Adult meals and carryouts, $7; children, $3.
Karaoke Night with more than 8,000 songs to choose from at the Bassett Moose Lodge: The lodge will open at 6 p.m.
Red Cross blood drive: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Stone Memorial Christian Church. Drop-ins welcome. For an appointment, call 647-8285.
Zumba Till You Drop, a fundraiser for Citizens Against Family Violence, Sexual Assault Awareness Month: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Community Fellowship Church in Collinsville. The entry fee is $5, and event T-shirts will be available for $5.
Patrick Henry Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will host the annual Hokie Family Day at Reynolds Homestead: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chapter members are from Henry County, Patrick County and Martinsville. Proceeds from the event will go toward local scholarships to freshmen at Virginia Tech each fall.
Variety dance with music by Strictly Country: 7:30-10:30 p.m., American Legion, Stuart.
Variety dance with music by Doug Joyce and Friends at Cascade Community Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. with concessions; music from 7-10 p.m.; (434) 685-7177 for directions or more information.
Dan River Basin Association’s First Saturday Outing: Meet at 10 a.m. on the north side of Berry Hill Bridge on Virginia 880 and N.C. 1761 for a 9-mile float on the Dan River from Berry Hill Bridge to U.S. 58 bridge in Pittsylvania County. Bring boat, life jackets, lunch and water. Dress in layers and be prepared for wind or rain. Free and open to the public. Contact Will Truslow at 336-547-1903 or email@example.com.
Seniors dance at American Legion, 42 Cabell St., Martinsville: 7-9:30 p.m. The Two Rivers Band will provide music. Admission: $5 a person. Concessions will be available.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Martinsville Group: noon at Christ Episcopal Church, Martinsville; 8 p.m., Broad Street Christian Church, Martinsville; 6:30 p.m., Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous: 9 a.m., open topic meeting at Christ’s Church, 1425 Spruce St. Ext.; 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Patrick Henry Ave., Martinsville.
Sunday, April 8
Alcoholics Anonymous, Martinsville Group: 5 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Martinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous, New Vision group: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, East Church Street Extension, Martinsville.
Monday, April 9
Martinsville City Council neighborhood community meeting: 7:30 p.m. at Albert Harris Elementary School. Meeting is for the westside area. A neighborhood tour will be held at 5:30 p.m. Meet at the rear entrance to the Municipal Building.
Narcotics Anonymous: New Vision group, 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St. Ext., Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m., Big Book, Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church, 120 Bassett Heights Road.
NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association) Chapter 1882: regular monthly meeting at 11 a.m. at Texas Steakhouse. For more information, call 956-3056.
Mount Olivet Ruritan Club board of directors meeting: 6 p.m. at the club building on Ward Road.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Martinsville Henry County Health Department from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the Ridgeway Library from noon to 2 p.m. to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant Program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/underemployed adults enroll in college training programs to improve their work force skills and ability to obtain new jobs. For more information, call 656-5464.
Look Good ... Feel Better, a free program that teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment: 6 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Regional Library in Martinsville. For more information, call 638-8944.
Movie showing at Collinsville Branch Library: 2 p.m., sponsored by Henry County Parks and Recreation Senior Services. Call 647-1112 or 634-4464.