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» Summer STEAM activity is at 4 p.m. in the meeting room at the Martinsville Public Library. For information, call the library at 276-403-5430.


» Horsepasture Ruritan Club will at a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. No program or business scheduled.

» Mount Olivet Ruritan Club Inc. meets at 6 p.m. at the club, 400 Ward Road, Martinsville, for its monthly meeting.

» Henry County School Board meets at 9 a.m. for regular session, followed by closed session, in Summerlin Room, first floor of the County Administration Building, Collinsville.

» Painting with Ed Gowen: Cloudscape Over Lake, an adult art class, is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members, $85 for non-members. Tickets are available at Piedmont Arts and

» Throwback Movies at the Rives Theatre in Martinsville features “Sweet Charity” at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.

» Books and Brews is at 5:30 p.m., featuring “Bird Box.” For information, call the library at 276-403-5430.

» Top Shelf STEAM is at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. at the Martinsville Library. Participants will use straws and magnet building tiles to build creations. For information, call 276-403-5430.


»Jim Philpott & Friends will perform in a free concert at 10 a.m. at the Event Center in Bassett.

» Teen movieseries is at 1 p.m. at the Martinsville Public Library. For information, call 276-403-5430.

» Music Night at Spencer-Penn, featuring Lucky City Bluegrass, Two Young Two Old and Old Dominion Cloggers, is at 5, beginning with open-mic at 5:30.


» Pickers & Fiddlers Songfest at 10 a.m., Pocahontas Baptist Church, 120 Old Bassett Heights Road.

» All-you-can-eat breakfast is at 6-10 a.m. at Bassett Ruritan Club on Philpott Dam Road. Cost is $6.

» Women’s fly fishing class is at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Reynolds Homestead. Cost is $30, which includes use of equipment, boxed lunch and membership to Trout Unlimited. Class is limited to 15, and registration is required. Call the Homestead at 276-694-7181.

» Summer reading program’s last day to register Blue Ridge Regional Library System. For information, call the library at 276-403-5430.


» Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes counties in North Carolina will the host opportunity to do genealogy research at the Stokes County Register of Deeds office in the Reagan Administration Building, 1014 Main Street, Danbury. The regular meeting for research will begin at 2:30 pm. Light refreshments will be provided by members. Bring pen and paper (and change if you wish to make copies). Non-members are welcome.

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


» Patrick Henry Community College Board will have its regularly scheduled meeting at noon in the Hooker Exhibit Hall of the Frith Economic Development Center.

» Art of the Month Class is at 3 p.m. at the Collinsville YMCA, 295 W. John Redd Blvd., Collinsville. Cost of class is $10, payable on the day of the class. All seniors age 50 and older are welcome. Call Henry County Parks & Recreation Senior Services at 276-634-4644 to preregister.

» Improv acting classes are at 6-8 p.m. July 15, 16, 22, 23 at Martinsville Public Library. A show will be held at 6 p.m. July 29. For information, call 276-403-5430.


» Artspiration Senior Studio is at 10 a.m.-noon at Piedmont Arts. Offering self-guided art studio time for seniors. Free to members; $5 to non-members.

» Autism awareness drop-in session is at 1-3 p.m. at the Martinsville Library. Representatives will provide information about autism.

» Improv acting class is at 6-8 p.m. at Martinsville Public Library. A show will be held at 6 p.m. July 29. For information, call 276-403-5430.

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