Martinsville Bulletin, Inc.
P. O. Box 3711
204 Broad Street
Martinsville, Virginia 24115
Toll Free: 800-234-6575
Sunday, June 24
Bark in the Park at Hooker Field: Gates open at 6 p.m. and the Martinsville Mustangs play Catawba Valley at 7:05. Bring two cans of dog food to donate to the SPCA and your dog will get in free. Dogs must be current on vaccines and on a leash. The SPCA will have dogs available for adoption.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., open discussion, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St. Ext., Martinsville.
Alcoholics Anonymous: 9 a.m. Making the Connection Group at 97 Wards Farm Road, Spencer; 5 p.m. open meeting at Christ Episcopal Church, Church Street, Martinsville.
Monday, June 25
Henry County School Board special meeting on end-of-year bills: 9 a.m., board room, Henry County Administration Building.
Southern Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors: 1 p.m., SAAA office, 204 Cleveland Ave., Martinsville.
Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services Board: 3 p.m., board room, 20 Progress Drive, Martinsville.
My Child and Me at The Starting Place, Liberty Fair Mall: 10-11 a.m. This free event is for children up to age five; no registration required. There will be play time, a craft and snack. The story will be, “From Head to Toe.”
Uptown Farmers Market open 5-7 p.m. with fresh produce and more.
Margaret Caldwell, a representative of Patrick Henry Community College, will be at the Martinsville-Henry County Health Department: 8:30-10:30 a.m.; and Blue Ridge Regional Library, Martinsville: 11 a.m. to 1 p.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.
LEGO Camp, today through Friday, from 9 a.m. until noon, for ages 5-12, at the Spencer-Penn Centre. Cost: $20. Call 957-5757 to register. Instructor: Shawn Hickman, science instructor at the Governor’s School.
The Living Storybook Drama Camp for ages 6 to teens: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Spencer-Penn Center. Cost is $90, with lunch provided. Family discounts available. Recital, Friday, July 27, 6:30 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., New Vision Group, 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, June 26
Martinsville School Board: 6 p.m., school board office, 746 Indian Trail, Martinsville.
Martinsville City Council: 7:30 p.m., council chambers, City Municipal Building. Closed session at 7 p.m.
Henry County Board of Supervisors: 3 and 6 p.m., Henry County Administration Building.
Free community meal at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Bassett: 5:30-7 p.m.
Living Well with Diabetes Workshop: 1-3 p.m. at the Henry-Martinsville Health Department on Commonwealth Boulevard. The workshop covers areas identified by the American Diabetes Association as essential to successfully manage diabetes. Both oral and injectable medications will be discussed as well as insulin and the newer class of injectables called mimetics. Call 638-2311, ext. 170 for more information.
Piedmont Writers Group: 6:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts Association.
Martinsville Rotary Club: 6 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. The speaker will be Ron Ferrill of the Rotary Foundation and Paul Harris Fellow Awards.
Martinsville Senior Citizens Tuesday evening dance at the Rangeley Ruritan Club: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Entertainment by The House Rockers.
Henry County Parks and Recreation Senior Services Breakfast Club for seniors: 8:30 a.m. at Clarence’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, Ridgeway. Call 634-4644 for more information.
Library Health Information Specialist Sharon Sleeper, RN, will be at the Collinsville Library: 2:30-5:30 p.m. to assist with medical questions. She will provide information on ways to deal with diabetes. Free blood pressure checks will be done, all sponsored by the Health Information and Advocacy@Your Library program, provided with a grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission through VCU Massey Cancer Center.
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.
TOPS Va. 626, Fieldale: 5:30-6:10 p.m. weigh-in; meeting at 6:15 p.m., at Fieldale United Methodist Church; 957-3575 or 957-3404 for more information.
TOPS Va. 762 Stanleytown: 9:30 a.m. weigh-in; 10 a.m. meeting, at Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 755 Fairystone Park Highway, Stanleytown. For more information, call Donna Byrd at 632-9220 or Leigh-Anne Rigney, 732-7259.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Primary Purpose Group: 8 p.m. 12 & 12 closed discussion, Stone Memorial Christian Church, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1527 E. Church St. Ext., Martinsville. Local 24-hour crisis number: 252-4467.