Calendar items may be sent to calendar@martinsvillebulletin.com, brought to the office at 204 Broad St., Martinsville or mailed to P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24112. Dates and times must be included. Recurring events are published in Sunday’s edition. To see a complete calendar, visit www.martinsvillebulletin.com

TODAY

» Community meal is at 5:30-6:15 p.m. in the undercroft of Christ Episcopal Church, 311 East Church St.

» Community meal is at 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Daniels Creek Road and John Redd Boulevard.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance and Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 3-5 p.m. at Community Storehouse Food Pantry, 4201 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» Southern Virginia GO Region 3 (including Henry County) executive committee meets at 10 a.m. at Halifax County IDA, 1100 Confroy Drive, South Boston. Open to public with a closed session as part of the agenda.

» Interviewing skills seminar will be at 2 p.m. at the Virginia Career Works Martinsville/Henry County Center, 233 Commonwealth Blvd., Martinsville.

THURSDAY

» Virginia Association of Counties Regions 10-11, which include Henry and Patrick counties, will meet at 6-8 p.m. at the New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Martinsville. For more information, contact Valerie Russell at vrussell@vaco.org.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance and Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bassett Family Practice, 324 TB Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» Artspiration will feature a Mandala Workshop with Holly Burton at 6 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $30 members and $35 for non-members.

» Front Porch Fest 11 will be today through Sunday at Spirithaven Farm in Stuart. The music and arts festival is hosted by One Family Productions, which has donated about $20,000 to local charities. Bands will include Donna and the Buffalo, The Larry Keel Experience, Danger Muffin, The Lee Boys, Folk Soul Revival, Yarn, Big Daddy Love, Dr. Bacon, Little Stranger, Fireside Collective, Urban Soil, The Judy Chops, Marvelous Funkshun, Dirk Quinn Band, Striking Copper, Shiloh Hill, Gote, Hambone Relay, Slick Jr. & The Reactors, The Freeway Jubilee, Emma’s Lounge, Surprise Attack, Space Koi, Righteous Friendz Band, CandelFirth, Maggie Blankenship, Maya Burgess, Prosperity’s Folly, The Buck & Griz Show and Fluidity Performance Troupe. Ticket options range from $80 to $130 for the Thursday through Sunday, $225 VIP and one-day options. For tickets, search “Front Porch Fest 11” on Eventbrite.com.

» Security Roadmap, a technology workshop about ransomware for members of the Martinsville Henry County Chamber of Commerce, will be at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. RSVP by Friday to sharon@mhcchamber.com or call 276-632-6401.

FRIDAY

» Front Porch Fest 11 will be today through Sunday at Spirithaven Farm in Stuart. The music and arts festival is hosted by One Family Productions, which has donated about $20,000 to local charities. Bands will include Donna and the Buffalo, The Larry Keel Experience, Danger Muffin, The Lee Boys, Folk Soul Revival, Yarn, Big Daddy Love, Dr. Bacon, Little Stranger, Fireside Collective, Urban Soil, The Judy Chops, Marvelous Funkshun, Dirk Quinn Band, Striking Copper, Shiloh Hill, Gote, Hambone Relay, Slick Jr. & The Reactors, The Freeway Jubilee, Emma’s Lounge, Surprise Attack, Space Koi, Righteous Friendz Band, CandelFirth, Maggie Blankenship, Maya Burgess, Prosperity’s Folly, The Buck & Griz Show and Fluidity Performance Troupe. Ticket options range from $80 to $130 for the Thursday through Sunday, $225 VIP and one-day options. For tickets, search “Front Porch Fest 11” on Eventbrite.com.

SATURDAY

» Neighbors Eating Together is at 11:30 a.m.-1 pm. at Stanleytown United Methodist Church, 24 Maplewood Ave., Stanleytown. For questions, call 276-629-2256.

» Front Porch Fest 11 will be today and Sunday at Spirithaven Farm in Stuart. The music and arts festival is hosted by One Family Productions, which has donated about $20,000 to local charities. Bands will include Donna and the Buffalo, The Larry Keel Experience, Danger Muffin, The Lee Boys, Folk Soul Revival, Yarn, Big Daddy Love, Dr. Bacon, Little Stranger, Fireside Collective, Urban Soil, The Judy Chops, Marvelous Funkshun, Dirk Quinn Band, Striking Copper, Shiloh Hill, Gote, Hambone Relay, Slick Jr. & The Reactors, The Freeway Jubilee, Emma’s Lounge, Surprise Attack, Space Koi, Righteous Friendz Band, CandelFirth, Maggie Blankenship, Maya Burgess, Prosperity’s Folly, The Buck & Griz Show and Fluidity Performance Troupe. Ticket options range from $80 to $130 for the Thursday through Sunday, $225 VIP and one-day options. For tickets, search “Front Porch Fest 11” on Eventbrite.com.

» Summer Sunset Series in Ridgeway is at 7-9 p.m. in Ridgeway Town Park, with Slick Jr. & the Reactors entertaining.

» Hamburger steak dinner will be at 4-6:30 p.m. at the Horsepasture Ruritan Club. For $8 the menu includes also baked potato, tossed salad, rolls, homemade desserts, tea and lemonade.

SUNDAY

» Front Porch Fest 11 concludes at Spirithaven Farm in Stuart. The music and arts festival is hosted by One Family Productions, which has donated about $20,000 to local charities. Bands will include Donna and the Buffalo, The Larry Keel Experience, Danger Muffin, The Lee Boys, Folk Soul Revival, Yarn, Big Daddy Love, Dr. Bacon, Little Stranger, Fireside Collective, Urban Soil, The Judy Chops, Marvelous Funkshun, Dirk Quinn Band, Striking Copper, Shiloh Hill, Gote, Hambone Relay, Slick Jr. & The Reactors, The Freeway Jubilee, Emma’s Lounge, Surprise Attack, Space Koi, Righteous Friendz Band, CandelFirth, Maggie Blankenship, Maya Burgess, Prosperity’s Folly, The Buck & Griz Show and Fluidity Performance Troupe. Ticket options range from $80 to $130 for the Thursday through Sunday, $225 VIP and one-day options. For tickets, search “Front Porch Fest 11” on Eventbrite.com.

TUESDAY

» Stuart Farmers Market is open at 3-6 p.m. with the focus of locally grown produce.

WEDNESDAY

» “School Days – A Look Back at Our Schools of Yesteryear” is the topic of this L.I.F.E. (Learning Is ForEver) lecture from New College Institute. Local historian and archivist Desmond Kendrick will give the history of some local schools, from one-room schoolhouses to modern buildings with many classrooms. The program will be at noon at NCI. RSVP to this free class to Ruby Jones at 276-403-5605 or email rjones@newcollegeinstitute.org.

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