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Wednesday, Oct. 10
Patrick Henry National Society Daughters of the American Revolution: 11:45 a.m., Dutch Inn. Brenda Hundley, hostess, will present the program, “Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence.”
General Joseph Martin Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution: 1 p.m. at the historical Henry County Courthouse.
DuPont ERO (Early Retirement Opportunity) luncheon: 11 a.m. at the Sirloin House, Eden, N.C.
Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group with Carolyn S. Scales, R.N.: noon at Southern Area Agency on Aging, 204 Cleveland Ave., Martinsville. Anyone interested in attending for caregiver support or to learn more about the disease is encouraged to attend. Light lunch provided. Call SAAA, 632-6442 for more information.
Henry County Planning Commission public hearing: 6 p.m., Henry County Admission Building. Agenda: Robert D. and Mary A. Gillespie.
My Child and Me at The Starting Place, Liberty Fair Mall: 10-11 a.m. Free for ages up to 5, with activities: play, songs, crafts, a snack and more. No registration required.
Wednesday Morning Bible Study: 10 a.m. at the Martinsville Senior Center with Pastor Zeke Zanatos leading. Call 403-5260 for more information.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Axton Group, noon at Mount Calvary Church, 350 A.L. Philpott Highway, Axton. Call the church office at 650-2376, ext. 21, if you have questions.
Narcotics Anonymous Recovering Renegades: 5:45-6:45 p.m. at A.S.K. Church of God in Christ, 1185 S. Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Thursday, Oct. 11
Horsepasture Ruritan Club dinner/meeting: 7 p.m. at the Ruritan building. Final plans will be made for Saturday’s “Fall Festival.”
Spencer-Penn Book Club: 7 p.m., in the Hylton Library at the center. This months discussion will be about “Cataloochee” by Wayne Caldwell.
Man to Man — Prostate Cancer Support Group: 7 p.m., in the board room at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. This group is a forum for men to learn about prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment options. One-on-one patient support is available. Call ACS at 638-8944 for more information.
Martinsville Exchange Club board meeting: 6:30 p.m., Stone Ambulance Service.
Martinsville Uptown Rotary Club: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Bethann James of CONTACT will speak. Breakfast will be provided by Paleo Cafe. Guests are welcome and should call 340-3139 to RSVP.
Business After Hours will be presented from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Landmark Center in Stuart with guests Dr. Angeline Godwin, new president of Patrick Henry Community College and other local government officials, sponsored by The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Nursing Center. Heavy refreshments by Stanburn Winery and Landmark Catering. For more information, call 694-3050 or 694-6012.
Mount Olivet Ruritan Club’s 40th anniversary celebration: 6 p.m. at the club building.
Alcoholics Anonymous, closed session: 6:30 p.m., Ridgeway United Methodist Church, 160 Church St., Ridgeway.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Martinsville group, closed meeting, Christ Episcopal Church; 8 p.m. closed meeting, First Baptist Church, Martinsville.
Bassett Community Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the old train station: Produce, baked goods, crafts and music. No set-up fee for vendors. To participate, call Matt Davis at 629-9450.
Joshua Place, a 12-step program for all addictions: 6:30 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church, 228 Orchard Drive, Sanville community, Bassett.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue, Martinsville.
Friday, Oct. 12
Music Night at Spencer-Penn Centre. Doors open at 5 p.m. with concessions; open mic at 5:30 p.m.; Bands begin at 6:30 with Sue Nester and Friends; Zephyr Lightning Bolts and Sweetwater. Admission: $3 donation.
Senior Dance at American Legion Pannill Post 42, Cabell Street, Martinsville: 7-10 p.m. today and Saturday with music by Bobby Crum and “Avalance.” Admission: $6 a person. Food available by the legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Staff members from 5th District U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt’s office will be at the Henry County Administration Building, Room 2, from 9-11 a.m. to meet with constituents who need help with federal agencies.
Turkey shoot at Smith River Wildlife Club, Charity Highway, Woolwine, sponsored by the non-profit wildlife club, on Fridays through Nov. 23: 7 p.m. Trophy will be awarded each night. Factory chokes only; no sleeves or rechokes.
DivorceCare: 7 p.m., New Life Community Church, Ridgeway; 956-5433 for more information or to register.
Stuart Farmers Market open 8 a.m. until noon with locally grown fall produce, pumpkins and gourds. ANAP accepted. Staff from Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart will be administering flu shots for $25 cash or check.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, As Bill Sees It, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 8 p.m., Church of Christ, 2115 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville. Big Book Study Group, closed discussion.
Narcotics Anonymous New Vision Group: 8 p.m., Classroom A, Memorial Hospital.