Martinsville Bulletin, Inc.
P. O. Box 3711
204 Broad Street
Martinsville, Virginia 24115
Toll Free: 800-234-6575
Tuesday, May 15
Tultex retirees luncheon/meeting: 1 p.m. at Captain Tom’s Seafood Restaurant. For more information, call 647-4326.
Martinsville Senior Center’s Tuesday Evening Dance at the armory has been canceled.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Stuart Library: 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Spencer-Penn Centre: 3-5 p.m. to provide information about the On-Ramp Grant program. This grant helps qualified unemployed/under-employed adults enroll in college training programs to improve their work force skills and ability to get a job. 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.
Wednesday, May 16
Smurfit-Stone Retirees (SOAR) Chapter: 9 a.m. breakfast/meeting at the Sirloin House, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Axton Group: noon meeting at Mt. Calvary Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous, making the connection group, open meeting: 9 a.m. at 24 Clay St., Martinsville; 6 p.m. Spencer women’s group; and 8 p.m. Martinsville group meeting, both at Friendly Christian Church, Spencer.
Stanleytown Health and Rehab invites the public to hear Ike Schoefield and Friends present a program at 10:30 a.m.; and John and Trina Wells at 7 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous, open discussion meeting: 6 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1185 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Free blood pressure screening: 10-11 a.m., Martinsville Senior Center, by Amedysis Home Healthcare; 403-5260.
Wednesday morning Bible study class, sponsored by the Martinsville Senior Center: 10 a.m., led by Pastor Zeke Zanatos; 403-5260 for more information.
Thursday, May 17
Preston Road Community Neighborhood Watch meeting: 7 p.m. at the Family Worship Center, 1180 Preston Road. This will be an open forum meeting. Residents of the community are urged to attend.
Martinsville Uptown Rotary meeting: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Sharon Sleeper, health information specialist for the Blue Ridge Regional Library system, will speak. Breakfast will be provided by the Paleo Cafe. For reservations, call 634-4147. Visitors welcome.
Annual Grecian Food Fest by St. Peter’s Greek Orthodox Church, Danville. The fest will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Social Hall on Main Street, Danville. Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; dinner, 4-8 p.m. No tickets sold at the door. For Martinsville area residents, call 666-1527 for tickets at $14 per person, per meal.
Paul R. Shorter, Disabled American Veterans: 7 p.m. at the American Legion on Cabell Street, Martinsville.
Rangeley Ruritan Club monthly meeting: 7 p.m. at the Ruritan building.
Martinsville Exchange club dinner meeting: 6:30 p.m. at the Dutch Inn. The program will be a development meeting.
Martinsville Senior Center Supper Club: 5:30 p.m. at Jerry’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant, 2635 Greensboro Road. If you plan to attend, call 403-5260 by noon Wednesday.
Henry County Parks and Recreation Senior Services Out-To-Lunch Bunch for seniors: 1 p.m., Walsh’s Chick and More on Starling Avenue. Call 634-4644 if you have questions.
Seniors in the Know: 10 a.m. at the Spencer-Penn Centre. Robbie Vance will entertain the group with piano and guitar music in “Sounds of the Past.” After breaking for refreshments about 11 a.m., participants may take chair aerobics provided by the Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness.
Veterans Honor Guard of Martinsville/Henry County: 6 p.m., American Legion Building, 42 Cabell St., Martinsville.
Bassett Community Market open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with homegrown produce, baked goods and crafts. Lunch for sale by Stoney Mountain Catering and the Outdoor Host; also, ice cream and Italian ice. Country/gospel music by Ken Lester; 629-9450 for more information.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Martinsville group: noon, at Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Martinsville group, open speaker meeting, First Baptist Church, 23 Starling Ave., Martinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous, New Vision group: 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.