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P. O. Box 3711
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Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Friday, June 15
American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life fundraising event starting at 6 p.m. and continuing until 3 a.m. Saturday at Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School. The 48 relay teams will set up campsites around the track, and someone from each team will walk the track at all times. Activities will begin with a Cancer Survivor’s lap around the track at 6:15 p.m., followed by a Caregiver’s lap, which will be highlighted by a Luminaria Ceremony at dusk.
Friday Night Jamboree at the Historic Star Theater, downtown Stuart. Doors open at 6 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m. featuring the Mishmash Trio (Jake Harbour, Nick Goad and Ron Pendleton) with a two-hour concert of music — blues, classic rock, bluegrass, country, oldies, gospel and more. Admission: $5; door prizes given.
Free Movie at the Park, featuring “Cars 2”: 9 p.m. at Jack Dalton Park. Popcorn and other refreshments will be sold. A movie is shown each month on a 20- by 10-foot screen through August, sponsored by Henry County Parks and Recreation, Movie Town and Woodall’s Music.
Friday Night Campout for Cub Scouts, parents, leaders and new Scouts: 6 p.m. at Jack Dalton Park; co-sponsored by Chick-fil-A and Henry County Parks and Recreation. The cost of $2 per person includes dinner and an outdoor movie.
Stuart Farmers Market open 8 a.m. until noon with fresh, locally grown produce, meats, eggs and baked items. SNAP accepted. The extension service will check pressure canner seals.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon at Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. at Church of Christ, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., Classroom A, Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
Saturday, June 16
Third annual Martinsville Uptown Cruise-In: 4 p.m. at The Big Chair in uptown Martinsville. These cruise-ins will take place every third Saturday through October, weather permitting. This event is free for spectators and vehicle owners. For more information, call Bob Norris at 340-9144 or Martinsville Parks and Recreation at 403-5140.
Hamburger steak supper: 4-7 p.m. at Moorefield Store Volunteer Fire Department. The cost of $7.50 includes all sides and drink.
Lions Club of Martinsville/Henry County Bluegrass Music Show at The Rives Theatre, uptown Martinsville. Doors open at 5 p.m.; potluck band plays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The featured band, Zephyr Lightning Bolts, will play from 7-9 p.m. Admission: $4. Donate used eyeglasses in the lobby.
Fishing Clinic for Children: 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek Reservoir, sponsored by Martinsville and Henry County parks and recreation and Martinsville Senior Services. Fishing poles will be provided, and experienced anglers will be available to assist youngsters. Pre-registration is required. Call 634-4640 or 634-4644.
Old-time music for flatfoot/square dancing, featuring the Dry Hill Draggers: 7:30-10:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 105, Stuart.
Second annual Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk at Woolwine, hosted by Women Caring for the Community. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Smith River Church of the Brethren, 2282 Bob White Road (at Bob White covered bridge), Woolwine. Entry fee is $25. The run/walk begins at 8 a.m. with an award ceremony following. For more information, visit www.CoveredBridge5K.com
Virginia Covered Bridge Festival at Woolwine: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with activities in the vicinity of Jacks Creek and Bob White covered bridges, hosted by Woolwine Ruritan Club, Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department and Smith River Rescue Squad. The festival will include live music, mule and horse-drawn wagon rides and cruise-in of antique and unique cars; artisans, crafts, food vendors and entertainment for children.
Father/Son Basketball Camp, sponsored by D-Truth Foundation Inc. and conducted by Garrett Dillard: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bassett High School. The deadline to enter was June 11.
“On the Road” Super Kids Saturday at the Uptown Martinsville Farmers Market: 9-11 a.m. for ages up to 5, with free crafts, play and a snack.
Variety dance with music by 57 Express: 7-10 p.m. at Cascade Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for concessions; music, 7-10 p.m.; (434) 685-7177 for more information.
Woodmen of the World Lodge 48 will hold its annual family picnic: 5 p.m. at the Woodmen Activity Center, 310 Wagoner Road, Collinsville. The meal and beverages will be provided. Bring a favorite dessert.
Bassett Community Market open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with fresh produce, homemade baked good, crafts, food and music. Anyone who would like to participate in the market or who has questions, call Matt Davis, 629-9450.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Martinsville Group: noon at Christ Episcopal Church, Martinsville; 8 p.m., Broad Street Christian Church, Martinsville.
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, June 17
Public lecture on “The Good Doctors Shackelford and the Genesis of Modern Medicine in Southern Virginia” presented by B. Russell Leavitt: 2 p.m., Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum located at the old Henry County courthouse, Martinsville.
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, June 18
Henry County Public Service Authority: 6 p.m., fourth-floor conference room, Henry County Administration Building.
Patrick Henry Community College Board meeting: noon, Hooker Exhibit Hall, Frith Economic Development Center.
4-H Family Nutrition Program along with Henry County Parks and Recreation will offer “It’s Cool to Cook” for children ages 7-12 today through June 22 at the Henry County Administration Building. The classes will be hands-on through teaching, food explorations, cooking projects and kitchen safety and cleanliness. Projects will include preparing healthy snacks, drinks and meals, and learning proper table etiquette. The cost is $5 per person; maximum of 10 participants. Call 634-4645 to sign up.
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.
“Healthy Walk and Talk” starting at Bassett Branch Library: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Health information specialist Sharon Sleeper, R.N., will walk with interested patrons and offer information on requested health topics. A free blood pressure screening will be available. Walk in; no appointment necessary.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Martinsville-Henry County Health Department: 8:30-10:30 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.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., open round robin meeting, 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, Bassett United Methodist Church.