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.

MONDAY

» Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services will meet at 3 p.m. in the auditorium at the Henry-Martinsville Department of Social Services, 20 Progress Drive, Martinsville.

» VITA free tax service is open at Leatherwood Crossing, 8500 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville (next to Food Lion). Hours: Monday, 1-4 p.m.(appointment only); Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. (walk-in); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (walk-in).;To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 276-403-5976. For married filing joint, both spouses must be present. Provide an ID for you and your spouse (if married); Social Security cards; birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents; all federal and state income tax forms, including but not limited to W-2, 1098, 1099. For direct deposit of refund, you will need bank routing number and your checking/savings account number.

TUESDAY

» Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., with a closed meeting in between, at the County Administration Building on Kings Mountain Road. 

» Martinsville City Council will meet at 7:30 in council chambers of the Martinsville Municipal Building. The public is asked to view the meeting through the Martinsville Government channel (MGTV-22) on Comcast or through the news media or on YouTube.

» Henry County Board of Zoning Appeals, 1 p.m., Public Hearing, County Administration Building, Kings Mountain Road, Collinsville.

» American Red Cross blood drive will be at 1-6 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 18075 A.L. Philpott Highway, Ridgeway.

WEDNESDAY

» Free community meal at at 5:30-6:15 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church will be drive-through only, in the Parish House parking lot at 311 Church St. 

MONDAY

» VITA free tax service is open at Leatherwood Crossing, 8500 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville (next to Food Lion). Hours: Monday, 1-4 p.m.(appointment only); Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. (walk-in); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (walk-in).;To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 276-403-5976. For married filing joint, both spouses must be present. Provide an ID for you and your spouse (if married); Social Security cards; birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents; all federal and state income tax forms, including but not limited to W-2, 1098, 1099. For direct deposit of refund, you will need bank routing number and your checking/savings account number.

TUESDAY

March 31

» Women in Leadership Symposium is at 5:30 p.m. at the Martinsville Library. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, so call 276-403-5430 to sign up.

» Wellness workshops at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Martinsville Library will include representatives from the Carilion Clinic to discuss healthy foods and healthy eating on a budget. For more information or to sign up, call the library at 276-403-5430.

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to nonmembers, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

THURSDAY

April 2

» Henry County School Board regular meeting at 9 a.m., followed by closed session, third floor, Board Room, County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Painting with Ed Gowen at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts at cost of $75 for members; $85 for non members. All supplies provided. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required, closes at noon the day prior to class beginning.

FRIDAY

April 3

» Deadline for nominations for 2020 Clyde Hooker Award due at Piedmont Arts. Complete the online nomination form at PiedmontArts.org or pick up a copy at Piedmont Arts. 

SATURDAY

April 4

» Bassett High School Band Boosters’ 2020 Spring Craft Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bassett High School. Any interested vendors may contact craftshow@bassettband.org.

» Seventh annual Stuart Wine Festival be at 3 p.m. on Slusher Street in Stuart. Food will be for available, and wine will be from local vineyards Stanburn Winery, Villa Appalachian Winery and AmRhein Winery.

» Gun safety class will be at Horsepasture District Volunteer Fire Department, 17815 AL Philpott Highway, Ridgeway, at cost of $20 at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5 p.m. Safety class with certificate for applying for a concealed permit. For information, contact William Martin at hwm@kimbanet.com or 276-957-3151.

» LovelikeLily 5k will begin at 8 a.m. at Martinsville YMCA, 3 Starling Ave. Registration fees will include $5 donation to the Tackfully Teamed Riding Academy in Henry in memory of Lily Belle Patterston. To register on line www.milesinmartinsille.com; select the following order: races, martinsville half marathon & 5k and online registration; select category and choose the event you wish to register for: 5k walking (3.1 miles), 5k running or half marathan (13.1 miles) and then proceed to complete the required personal information. Enter the code LBP2020 to receive the $15 discount off of the event of your choice. For questions, contact Jennifer Gunter at jgunter@henry.k12.va.us

MONDAY

April 6

» VITA free tax service is open at Leatherwood Crossing, 8500 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville (next to Food Lion). Hours: Monday, 1-4 p.m.(appointment only); Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. (walk-in); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (walk-in).;To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 276-403-5976. For married filing joint, both spouses must be present. Provide an ID for you and your spouse (if married); Social Security cards; birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents; all federal and state income tax forms, including but not limited to W-2, 1098, 1099. For direct deposit of refund, you will need bank routing number and your checking/savings account number.

TUESDAY

April 7

» Wellness Workshops at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. held at the Martinsville Library. Representatives from the Carilion Clinic will discuss healthy foods and healthy eating on budget. For more information or to sign up, call the library at 403-5430.

WEDNESDAY

April 8

» Preschool in the Galleries: Zip ZapZop Theatre Company at 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Piedmont Arts, free admission. Series of programs for pre-K students designed to foster a love of the performing and visual arts at a young age. To reserve a space, call 276-632-3221 or visit PiedmontArts.org

THURSDAY

April 9

» Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Bring your own supplies. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required, closes at noon day prior to class beginning.

FRIDAY

April 10

» Good Friday is celebrated.

» Registration for Spring college for older adults at Reynolds Homestead is open with registration for classes through today. Classes begin April 13 for six weeks with over 40 course options. Membership is $40 and includes all classes. To receive a copy of class schedule and registration form, visit the Chamber of Commerce/Creative Arts Center, the Reynolds Homestead or Patrick County Library to pick up copies. Registration is available online as well at www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu. If you need a copy mailed, call 276-694-7181.

SATURDAY

April 11

» Fundamentals of Painting with Charles Hill at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts at cost of $25 for members; $30 for non-members. Supplies provided. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required, closes at noon day prior to class beginning.

SUNDAY

April 12

» Easter Sunday is celebrated.

MONDAY

April 13

» Wellness Workshops at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. held at the Martinsville Library. Representatives from the Carilion Clinic will discuss healthy foods and healthy eating on budget. For more information or to sign up, call the library at 403-5430.

» VITA free tax service is open at  Leatherwood Crossing, 8500 AL Philpott Highway, Martinsville (next to Food Lion). Hours: Monday, 1-4 p.m.(appointment only); Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. (walk-in); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (walk-in). To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 276-403-5976.  For married filing joint, both spouses must be present. Provide an ID for you and your spouse (if married); Social Security cards; birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents; all federal and state income tax forms, including but not limited to W-2, 1098, 1099. For direct deposit of refund, you will need bank routing number and your checking/savings account number.

TUESDAY

April 14

» American Red Cross blood drive is at 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Rotary Field in Stuart.

WEDNESDAY

April 15

» Ladies, Leadership Lunch & Learn Series is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community College's Frith Exhibit Hall. Registration is required at ph.augusoff.net or by calling 276-656-0260. Cost is $30. Special promotion: Buy three seats, get one free. The series meets every second Wednesday with different topics and different speakers. 

THURSDAY

April 16

» Yoga in the Galleries at noon-1 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members/ $10 for non members. Bring your own mat, as a limited number of mats are available. No-members pay at the door.

SATURDAY

April 18

» Artspiration: Family is at 1-2:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $20 for members, and $25 for nonmembers. Dress for mess. Guests may bring snacks to enjoy during the class. Advance registration required by noon the day before class at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. 

» Aspiration: Hope + Healing at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. SOVAH Health and Piedmont Arts are partnering to provide free arts classes for cancer survivors and caregivers. All supplies provided. Due to limited space pre-registration is required. Visit PiedmontArts.org.

» Grapes & Grains  at the Virginia Museum of Natural History at 6:30 p.m. The theme is "Wild About Cats," and the dress will be "Safari Chic." Tickets are $50 per person (at www.vmnh.net/grapes-and-grains or at the museum box office or by calling 276-634-4162. Proceeds benefiting the VMNH Foundation Discovery Fund.

TUESDAY

April 21

» Wellness Workshops at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. held at the Martinsville Library. Representatives from the Carilion Clinic will discuss healthy foods and healthy eating on budget. For more information or to sign up, call the library at 403-5430.

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to non-members, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

WEDNESDAY

April 22

» Art at Happy Hour at 5-7 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Enjoy happy hour with a casual gallery walk through the museum's current exhibits. Complimentary drinks and light snacks will be provided by the Piedmont Arts Guild.

» Historic Garden Week with tour through Martinsville and Henry County.

THURSDAY

April 23

» Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot at 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Bring your own supplies. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required, closes at noon day prior to class beginning.

»  Virginia Opera: The Pirates of Penzance with reception at 6:30 p.m.; performance at 7 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $20 for general admission; $10 student (k-12). Tickets at PiedmontArts.org

SATURDAY

April 25

»  Recycled Art + Chalk Fest Family Day is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gravely Lester Art Garden. All ages welcome.

TUESDAY

April 28

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to non-members, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

FRIDAY

May 1

» Karaoke night is at 6-8 p.m. at Irisburg Ruritan Hall, 123 Mitchell Road, Axton. Party and refreshments. Please RSVP to Laura Steere at Infinity Acres Ranch at 276-358-2378 by mid-April. Volunteers are needed. 

» Deadline for Piedmont Arts Scholarship applications.

SATURDAY

May 2

» Call to artists who would like to enter "Expressions 2020" to drop off their work at Piedmont Arts between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

THURSDAY

May 7

» Painting with Ed Gowen is at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $75 for members; $85 for non members. All supplies are provided. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration is required and closes at noon the day before the class begins.

MONDAY

May 11

​» Smith River Singers spring concert "Music Memories" will be at 7 p.m. at the Galilean House of Worship, featuring the Bassett High School's Band of Distinction, the 2019 state champions. 

TUESDAY

May 12

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to non-members, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

THURSDAY

May 14

» Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil artist Karen Despot and fellow students. Bring your own supplies. Registration closes at noon the day before to class, and you must register at PiedmontArts.org or by calling 276-632-3221.

FRIDAY

May 15

» Opening reception for "Expressions 2020" is at 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. RSVP attendance at PiedmontArts.org

SATURDAY

May 16

» Aspiration: Hope + Healing is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. SOVAH Health and Piedmont Arts are partnering to provide free arts classes for cancer survivors and caregivers. All supplies provided. Due to limited space pre-registration is required. Visit PiedmontArts.org.

» "Expressions 2020" opens through July 24 July 24 at Piedmont Arts with more than 140 regional artists.

MONDAY

May 19

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to non-members, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

WEDNESDAY

May 20

» Ladies, Leadership Lunch & Learn Series is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community College's Frith Exhibit Hall. Pre-Registration is required at ph.augusoff.net or by calling 276-656-0260. Cost is $30. Special promotion: Buy three seats get one free. The series meets every second Wednesday with different topics and different speakers.  

THURSDAY

May 21

» Yoga in the Galleries is at noon-1 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Free to members and $10 for nonmembers. Bring your own mat, as a limited number of mats are available. Nonmembers pay at the door.

» Rooster Walk 2020 annual musical event is through May 24. For information, visit www.RoosterWalk.com.

FRIDAY

May 22

» Substance use disorders: addressing prevention held at Radford University Bonnie Auditorium at 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., live streaming to the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, New College Institute in Martinsville and Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston. Register online at www.radford.edu/sud-conference by May 14. For more information, contact Shawn Shumaker at kshumaker7@radford.edu or 540-831-7185. Cost is $40 with optional box lunch available for $15. Six CEU social work and nursing credits available.

» Rooster Walk 2020 annual musical event is through May 24. For information, visit www.RoosterWalk.com.

SATURDAY

May 23

» Fundamentals of Painting with Charles Hill at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts at cost of $25 for members; $30 for non-members. Supplies provided. Register at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required, closes at noon day prior to class beginning.

» Rooster Walk 2020 annual musical event is through May 24. For information, visit www.RoosterWalk.com.

SUNDAY

May 24

» Rooster Walk 2020 annual musical event concludes. For information, visit www.RoosterWalk.com

TUESDAY

May 26

» Artspiration: Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Cost is free to members, $5 to non-members, pay at the door. Seniors are invited to paint together in Piedmont Arts classroom. Bring your own supplies

THURSDAY

May 28

» Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot is at 1:30-4:30 at Piedmont Arts. Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil artist Karen Despot and fellow students. Bring your own supplies. Registration closes at noon the day before to class, and you must register at PiedmontArts.org or by calling 276-632-3221.

FRIDAY

May 29

» Miss Crooked Road and Greater Franklin County Pageant Committee are sponsoring a trip to see the play "Queen Esther" in Lancaster, Pa. The group will leave at 5:30 p.m. May 29 from New Design Church parking lot in Rocky Mount and return by 10 p.m. May 30.

SATURDAY

May 30

» Artspiration: Family is at 1-2:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $20 for members, and $25 for nonmembers. Dress for mess. Guests may bring snacks to enjoy during the class. Advance registration required by noon the day before class at PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221. 

FRIDAY

June 12

» Cheeseburger in Paradise Party is at 6 p.m. at Gravely-Lester Art Garden with cost of $20 general admission; $10 under 12; cash bar. Tickets at PiedmontArts.org.

TUESDAY

June 16

» Summer Art Camp (grades K-2)  is 9:30 a.m.-noon daily through June 19 at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $65 for members, $75 nonmembers. To register call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required.

WEDNESDAY

June 17

» Ladies, Leadership Lunch & Learn Series is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Patrick Henry Community College's Frith Exhibit Hall. Pre-Registration is required at ph.augusoff.net or by calling 276-656-0260. Cost is $30. Special promotion: Buy three seats get one free. The series meets every second Wednesday with different topics and different speakers.

TUESDAY

June 23

» Summer Art Camp (grades 3-5)  is 9:30 a.m.-noon daily through June 26 at Piedmont Arts. The cost is $65 for members, $75 nonmembers. To register call 276-632-3221. Advanced registration required.

THURSDAY

Sept. 3

» Front Porch Fest presented by Patrick County will have a slate of local, regional and national acts to perform at the 12th annual event Sept. 3-6 on the front porch to the Blue Ridge Mountains. For ticket information, visit the website at www.frontporchfest.com Proceeds from the event are donated to local charities.

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