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

» Disabilities Unlimited will meet at 1-3 p.m. at the Henry County Administration Building, Room 1.

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

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & 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.

» Second Tuesday Book Club meets at noon at the Martinsville Library.

» CBD Oil: The Facts & The Benefits workshop is at 5:30 p.m. at the Martinsville Library. To sign up call the library at 276-403-5430.

WEDNESDAY

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 9 a.m.-noon, at Bassett Family Practice, 324 TB Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» The General Joseph Martin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 11:30 a.m. at Hugo’s Restaurant. Program on Conservation of Bees.

» Ladies Leadership Lunch & Learn Series is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Frith Exhibit Hall at Patrick Henry Community College. “Discovering the “I” in Team: Self Identity” will be presented by Natalie Hodge. Cost is $30 with registration required by calling 276-656-0260.

THURSDAY

» Second Thursday Science Talk will feature Jackson Means, a Ph.D. student studying entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, who will speak at 6-7 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

» Career Day at Patrick Henry Community College is at 9 a.m. For information, contact Shannon Whitlow at 276-656-5483.

» Live a Healthier Life is at 10-11:30 a.m. through Nov. 7 at New College Institute, 191 Fayette St., Room 104, Martinsville, led by Southern Area Agency on Aging. Registration is required by contacting Donna Allen at dallen@southernaaa.org or 276-632-6422.

» Diabetes Self-Management Workshop is at 2-4:30 p.m. through Nov. 7 at the Collinsville YMCA, 395 John Redd Blvd., Collinsville. To reserve space, contact Donna Allen at dallen@southernaaa.org or 276-632-6422.

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 1-3 p.m. at Community Storehouse Food Pantry, 4203 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» Kiwanis Pancake Day is from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Broad Street parking lot. Advanced tickets are $5, price on day are $7 per plate or carry out (not both). Proceeds help send kids to camp and the museum and fund scholarships and other projects that benefit children and youth in the community. Advance tickets are available at the Martinsville/Henry County Visitors Center, from Kiwanis Club members or email info@kiwanismhc.org.

» TheatreWorks Community Players will present at 7 p.m. a production of “Pirates of Chemotherapy.” All cast members are breast cancer survivors and will bring a real perspective to the production. No advance tickets sales. Tickets are $5 at the door.

» Empty Place at the Table, a fundraising gala and silent auction to support Southside Survivor Response Center, is at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Warren Rodgers at 276-403-4084 or director@ssrcenter.org

» Top Shelf STEAM activity is at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3-5 at the Martinsville Library.

» Paranormal Hunters will present a program at 5:30 p.m. at the Martinsville Library. Space is limited. Call the library at 276-403-5430 for information.

FRIDAY

» HJDB Event Center will have Jim Philpott, Tim Stegall & Friends from 10 a.m.-noon.

» Red Cross blood drive is at 1-6 p.m. at Blackberry Baptist Church fellowship hall, 3241 Stone Dairy Road, Bassett.

» Music Night at Spencer-Penn will feature Southern Gentlemen on stage at 6:20 p.m., followed by Lucky City Bluegrass at 7:40.

» Fundraiser auction is at 6 p.m. Horsepasture Fire Department, 17815 A.L. Philpott Highway, Ridgeway.

» Heritage Winds of U.S. Air Force, from joint bases Langley and Eustis, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Martinsville.

» Stuart Farmers Market is at 8 a.m.-noon, with fresh donuts from Duck Donuts Mobile Truck.

» TheatreWorks Community Players at 7 p.m. will present a production of “Pirates of Chemotherapy.” All ladies are breast cancer survivors and will bring a real perspective to the production. No advance tickets sales. Tickets are $5 at the door.

» Burn + Blow, an adult art class, is at 6-9 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost for members is $35; non-members $40. Smocks or old clothes encouraged. Registration closes 48 hours prior to class. Visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221 to register.

SATURDAY

» Bassett Ruritan Club will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast at 6-10 a.m. For $6 the menu includes sausage, fried bologna, eggs, gravy, biscuits, apples, pancakes (buckwheat or regular), juice and coffee.

» The Horsepasture Ruritan Club’s Brunswick Stew (regular and spicy) will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for $7 a quart. Orders are recommended by calling Elizabeth Oakes at 276-638-4869; Daphne Stone at 276-957-1029; Ruth Mize at 276-957-1703; Debra Buchanan at 276-957-1394; or Kathy Vernon at 276-673-3390.

» Patrick County’s 49th annual Lord’s Acre/Lord’s Hour sale will be at Rotary Field. Doors open at 7 a.m. Food, baked goods, drafts and homemade treasures will be available. A worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. There will be an auction beginning at 11 a.m., featuring a handmade quilt and other items from the participating churches.

» Wine by the River for the Matthew Wade Foundation is at 3-7 p.m. at the Smith River Sports Complex. Morgan Wade and the Stepbrothers will perform. Also featured will be wine tastings, food and artisan vendors. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit www.winebyriver.com to purchase.

» Woolwine Octoberfest at the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department is at 10 a.m. It will include apple butter making, fried apple pies, a bake sale, crafts, ham plates, hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Entertainment will include: Friday Night Band at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Larry Sigmon & Friends at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and Twin Creeks Stringbands (aka Draggers) at noon and 3 p.m.

» Household Hazardous Waste Day for Henry County will be at 2285 Fairystone Park Highway in Bassett (across from Cromwell Street and Bassett Office Supply). You will be able to throw away solvents (mineral spirits, paint thinner, turpentine, acetone, etc), paints (oil base, polyurethane, tung oil, deck or oil base stains, etc.), fuels (gasoline, #2 fuel oil, kerosene, diesel fuel, small engine fuel, heating oil, etc), automobile fluids (motor oil, transmission fluids, antifreeze, etc) and lead acid batteries, computer equipment, cell phones and printer cartridges.

» Grapevine wreath-making class is at 10 a.m. at Spencer-Penn Centre. Students will need their own pairs of gardening gloves and flat-head screwdrivers. The cost is $10 for members/$15 for non-members. Payment and size choice of wreath is due at registration. For information, call 276-957-5757.

» The Grace Network’s Pumpkin Patch is open through Oct. 31 at First Baptist Church of Martinsville. Hours are Mondays through Fridays at 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 9-5 p.m.; and Sundays, 1-5.

SUNDAY

» Free community meal hosted by Love and Hope Ministries is at 12:30-1:30 p.m. at 1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.

MONDAY

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & 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, TB Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

TUESDAY

» Medicaid expansion application assistance & Q&A, for adults 19 to 64 years old not enrolled in or eligible for Medicare, is at 9 a.m.-noon at Bassett Family Practice, 324 TB Stanley Highway, Bassett. For more information, call 276-732-0509.

» Crime Scene Investigation will be the program at 5:30 p.m. at the Martinsville Library, in partnership with the Martinsville Police Department. Space is limited. For information, call the library at 276-403-5430.

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