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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
Martinsville Uptown Rotary meeting: 7:30-8:30 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.
Kiwanis Clubs of Bassett and Martinsville joint meeting: 6:30 p.m. at The Gallery. The speaker will be Jared Cotton, superintendent of Henry County Schools. The Martinsville board of directors will meet at 5:45 p.m.
Figsboro Neighborhood Watch joint meeting with Snow Creek Neighborhood Watch: 6:30 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Snow Creek.
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.
Line dance classes start at 6 p.m. at the Bassett Moose Lodge, sponsored by the lodge.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, May 18
Twenty-second annual Spring Martinsville Bead, Gem Mineral and Jewelry Show with proceeds to benefit the National Guard Family Support Group: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the National Guard Armory.
Stuart Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon in downtown Stuart. Locally grown produce, beef, lamb, eggs and homemade crafts available. EBT cards accepted. The extension service will check pressure canners to make sure the seals are working properly.
Community yard sale with all proceeds to benefit cancer patient Donnie Robertson: Friday and Saturday from sunrise until late evening at 511 Morningside Drive, near Adams Grocery on Stones Dairy Road, Bassett. Call 340-0032 or 629-7391 for more information or to donate baked goods, canned drinks, water or other items to sell.
Bassett Moose Lodge will sponsor a dance with music by the Southern Fire Band: 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with moose burgers and other food available.
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.