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Martinsville, Virginia 24115
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Friday, Feb. 15
Upper Room Worship Center will be giving away food boxes from 6 to 8 p.m. The church is located on Virginia 57, west of the Village Market, Bassett.
Free community meal at Chatham Heights United Methodist Church, 1817 Chatham Road: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Henry-Martinsville Social Services board will hold a special called closed session: 10 a.m. in the boardroom, 20 Progress Drive, Martinsville.
Free Lifestyle Seminar presented by Dr. John Clark, beginning at 6 p.m. today on the subject of cholesterol, and 11:30 a.m. Saturday on health and spirituality; diabetes at 2:30 p.m.; and cancer at 6 p.m., at Martinsville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 339 Chatham Road. Call 650-8899 for more information.
Spaghetti dinner, beginning at 6 p.m., followed by the band Cowboy Outlaws at 8 p.m. at the Bassett Moose Lodge. Proceeds will be used for community projects.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, As Bill Sees It, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 8 p.m., Big Book Study Group, closed discussion, Church of Christ, 2115 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous New Vision Group: 8 p.m., Classroom A, Memorial Hospital.
DivorceCare: 7 p.m., New Life Community Church, Ridgeway. Call 956-5433 to register or for more information.
Saturday, Feb. 16
Free Community Breakfast: 8:30-10 a.m. at Ridgeway United Methodist Church. Everyone welcome.
NAACP/Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Breakfast: 9 a.m. at the Dutch Inn.
SPCA of Martinsville/Henry County will host the annual Fur Ball at Chatmoss Country Club. Attire is black tie optional. Cost: $75 and includes dinner, drinks and entertainment; reply to the SPCA at 638-7297 for tickets. Yappy Hour begins at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 7:30 p.m.; band, “Spare Change”, will perform at 8:30 p.m. Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100 and includes an option of a five-day photo safari to South Africa or diamonds; jewelry; art; quilts; furniture; and an eye exam.
Carver Road Ruritan Club will host a Soul Food Cooking Competition: 5-7 p.m. at the club at 130 Linda Drive, off Carver Road, Martinsville. Local Greek alumni chapters of Zeta Phi Beta, Alpha Kappa Alpha and Omega Psi Phi will showcase soul food favorites and traditional comfort foods. Public is welcome to attend and vote for the organization with the best dishes.
Brunswick stew will be made at Bassett Ruritan Club, Philpott Dam Road, Bassett; ready for pick-up at 10:30 a.m. at $6 a quart.
Country breakfast with country ham at Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department: 6-10 a.m., sponsored by the fire department and Ladies Auxiliary. Eat in or take out at $7 for adults; children, $3.50. Call in orders to 930-2113.
Bluegrass at the Rives, presented by the Lions Club of Martinsville and Henry County, will feature the band, “Two Young, Two Old”: 7-9 p.m. at the Rives Theatre, uptown Martinsville. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a potluck band to perform from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by the featured band. The Lions Club has placed a box in the lobby to collect eyeglasses, a Lions club project.
Free Lifestyle Seminar presented by Dr. John Clark: 11:30 a.m. talk on health and spirituality; diabetes at 2:30 p.m. and cancer at 6 p.m., at Martinsville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 339 Chatham Road. Call 650-8899 for more information.
Winter interpretive program on “Beyond Boot Camp USA”: 2 to 3:30 p.m. today and Sunday at the Philpott Lake Visitors Center. Call 629-2703 for more information.
Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Beauty Lou and the Country Beast, presented at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Martinsville Middle School auditorium.
Variety dance at Cascade Community Center, featuring 57 Express: 7-10 p.m. Concessions will open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 434-685-7177.
Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Christ Episcopal Church, 311 E. Church St.; 8 p.m., Broad Street Christian Church, 106 Broad St.
Alcoholics Anonymous living sober study group: 6:30 p.m., Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, 2703 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville.
Narcotics Anonymous New Vision Group: 9 a.m., Christ Church, 1425 Spruce St. Ext.; 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Patrick Henry Avenue.
Sunday, Feb. 17
Valley Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church will hold a spaghetti benefit meal for the Joel Teague family: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Adult plates: $6; meals for children younger than 10: $3. Carryout is available. The church is at the corner of Virginia 57 East and Breckenridge Circle.
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, Feb. 18
Gamma Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa: 4:30 p.m. at New College Institute.
Martinsville Exchange Club 75th anniversary committee meeting: 6 p.m.; board meeting: 6:30 p.m. at Stone Ambulance.
Dye a Silk Scarf class, sponsored by Henry County Parks and Recreation and taught by QVC artist Karen Eggleston: 3-5 p.m. at the Collinsville Branch Library. Start with a white silk scarf and choose your favorite colors. Cost: $15. To register, call 634-4644.
Steps to Freedom Group of Narcotics Anonymous, open topic discussion: 7-8 p.m. at Bassett Memorial United Methodist Church, Riverside Drive, Bassett.
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.