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Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Sunday, April 15
Narcotics Anonymous, new vision group: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Making the Connection group: 9 a.m. at 97 Wards Farm Road, Spencer; 5 p.m. Martinsville group at Christ Episcopal Church.
Monday, April 16
New College Institute will host a public hearing on its proposed building on the Baldwin Block: 6 p.m. in the library at Albert Harris Elementary School.
Public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2012-13 Henry County budget: 7 p.m., first-floor meeting room, Henry County Administration Building.
Henry County Public Service Authority: 5:30 p.m., fourth-floor conference room, Henry County Administration Building.
Dine at Mi Ranchito restaurant from 5-10 p.m. and a percentage of the sales will go to the Martinsville High School After-Prom Committee to fund the party, which will be April 21 at the Martinsville Speedway.
Bingo at the Martinsville Elks Lodge on Fairy Street. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Early games will begin at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Proceeds will support local charities and veteran and youth activities.
Henry County Parks and Recreation Senior Services will sponsor QVC featured artist, Karen Eggleston, who will teach the Art of the Month class: 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Collinsville Branch Library. The art class will be painting a goldfish on a large vase-fishbowl. Bring paint brushes and an apron. The cost of $15 includes supplies. To pre-register or for more information call 634-4644.
The first of six free diabetes awareness classes: 6-8 p.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre, presented by the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness. Learn about how to better manage diabetes. The classes are for anyone who has a family history of diabetes, has been told he/she is pre-diabetic or has received a diagnosis of diabetes. Call the center at 957-5757 to pre-register.
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. to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs. For more information, call 656-5464.
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting and supper at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, 725 Beechnut Lane, Martinsville. Child care provided. For information or transportation, call 632-5411.
Patrick Henry Community College board: noon in the Hooker Exhibit Hall of the Frith Economic Development Center on the college campus.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St. Ext., Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Big Book study, Pocahontas Baptist Church, 120 Bassett Heights Road.
Tuesday, April 17
Martinsville School Board meeting: 6 p.m., Council Chambers, City Municipal Building. Presentation and discussion of the 2012-2013 school budget proposal.
Henry County/Martinsville Education Association Retired: 11:30 a.m. at Ryan’s. The speaker will be Jared Cotton, superintendent of Henry County Public Schools.
Martinsville Senior Citizens Tuesday Evening Dance: 7-9:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory; music by The House Rockers.
Martinsville Rotary Club: 6:15 p.m., Virginia Museum of Natural History. Shawn Thwaites will speak on the Pan United Steel Drum Youth Movement.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Collinsville Branch Library: 10 a.m. until noon to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs. For more information, call 656-5464.
TOPS Va. 413, Ridgeway: 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting, New Life Community Church fellowship hall, 415 Mica Road, Ridgeway; 956-2272.
TOPS Va. 0218, Martinsville: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting, at Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights. Call 957-2523 for more information.
TOPS Va. 0762, Stanleytown: 9:30 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting at Stanleytown’s Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 755 Fairystone Park Highway.
TOPS Va. 0626: 5:30 p.m. weigh-in, 6:15 p.m. meeting at Fieldale United Methodist Church. For information, call 957-3575 or 957-3404.
Narcotics Anonymous, open meeting: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Martinsville Group, First Baptist Church, Starling Avenue, Martinsville.