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Tuesday, June 19
Preston Road Community Neighborhood Watch: 7 p.m. at Family Worship Center, 1180 Preston Road. Teresa Fontaine, executive director of Southern Area Agency on Aging, will speak on elder care and services available. All residents of the Preston community are urged to attend the meeting, which should last about an hour.
Free community meal at Broad Street Christian Church: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Open to anyone. If you live in the city and need a ride, call 340-0523.
Henry County/Martinsville Education Association Retired: 11:30 a.m. at Ryans. The guest speaker will be Pat Wood, Uniserv director. Visitors are welcome.
Free diabetes tele-education program, “I Have Diabetes. Now What Do I Eat?”: 1-3 p.m. at the Henry-Martinsville Health Department. The program is free to the public; 638-2311, ext. 170 for more information.
Martinsville Senior Center Tuesday Evening Dance: 7-9:30 p.m. at Rangeley Ruritan Building, with music by Preston Martin and Strictly Country.
Martinsville Rotary Club: 6:15 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Frank Thomas will give an autobiographical narrative.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Collinsville 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.
Spencer-Penn Centre summer program — Sidewalk Art Fun: 9:30 a.m. until noon, for ages 5-12. Cost: $5. Call 957-5757 to sign up.
Henry County Parks and Recreation’s Out-to-Lunch Bunch for seniors: 1 p.m. at Captain Tom’s, 2615 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway. Seniors 50 and older welcome.
TOPS Va. 0218, Martinsville: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting, Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights. Call 957-2523 for more information.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville Group, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., Martinsville Group, First Baptist Church, Starling Avenue, Martinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous, New Vision group: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, East Church Street Extension, Martinsville.
Wednesday, June 20
Wednesday morning Bible study class, sponsored by the Martinsville Senior Center: 10 a.m., led by Pastor Zeke Zanatos.
Smurfit-Stone Retirees Chapter: 9 a.m. breakfast/meeting at the Sirloin House in Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous Axton Group: noon at Mt. Calvary Church.
Free blood sugar screening for seniors 50 and older by Amedysis Home Healthcare of Martinsville: 10-11 a.m., at the Martinsville Senior Center; 403-5260 for more information.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Ridgeway 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.
Thursday, June 21
Martinsville Exchange Club dinner meeting: 6:30 p.m., Dutch Inn. The program will be installation of officers and awards presentation.
City Planning Commission: 2 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building. Agenda: Hear an update on city projects and activities.
Seniors in the Know at the Spencer-Penn Centre special program: Jessica Strum has invited the group to visit her antebellum home and its grounds on George Taylor Road, just a short trip from the center. Meet at the center to carpool to the home at 10 a.m. Return to the center for refreshments before a Zumba Gold class.
Martinsville Senior Center Supper Club: 5:30 p.m., Walsh’s Chicken and More, Starling Avenue, Martinsville. If you plan to attend, call the senior center by noon Wednesday.
Paul R. Shorter Chapter 52, Disabled American Veterans: 7 p.m. at the American Legion Building, Cabell Street, Martinsville.
Rangeley Ruritan Club monthly meeting: 7 p.m. at the Ruritan building.
Kiwanis Clubs of Bassett and Martinsville joint meeting: 6:30 p.m. at The Gallery. Vicki Blankenship of We R Indie and the Indie Kids will speak.
Virginia Employment Commission Workshop: 1-4:30 p.m. at Spencer-Penn Centre. The second of three workshops will be on temporary employment. This session will uncover the advantages of temporary employment and what such agencies have to offer.
SWANS Weight Loss Support Group will hold an open house: 6 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, 2703 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville. There are no fees or membership dues. For more information, call Angela Hylton, 340-9742.
Joshua Place, a 12-step recovery group meeting for addictions: 7 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Sanville community, Bassett.
Ostomy Support Group: 7 p.m., first-floor classrooms at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. This group is a forum for ostomates, family members, friends and concerned individuals, for confidential sharing and support. Call 670-7107.
Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. closed meeting, First Baptist Church, Martinsville.