By: Lindsay CravenStaff Writer
August 1, 2012
Friday, August 3
•5 p.m.-The 1st Annual Boonville Football Festival will be held at Boonville Elementary School. There will be inflatables, a cruise-in, food (hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, nachos ,snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, homemade desserts ). Dustin York & The Risky Bizzness Band will be performing. Come out and join us for some family fun! For more information contact Shannon Steelman, Cell (366)-469-7065
August 4 •8 a.m.-5 p.m.-“The Civil War in the Yadkin Valley” is the theme for the 2012 Yadkin Valley History and Genealogy Fair and Conference. It will be at the Iredell County Agricultural Resource Center, 444 Bristol Road, Statesville, NC 28677. The purpose of the event is to collect new, unpublished information on what our Yadkin Valley ancestors did during the Civil War in the fifteen counties of the Yadkin Valley. Pre-Registration is $15 and $20 at the door. It includes lunch, 2012 membership in the Yadkin Valley Historical Association, and an exhibit table, while they last. For a registration form, log onto rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncyadvha/ or “Yadkin Valley Historical Association” and mail to Cathy Boyer, PO Box 12636, Winston-Salem, NC 27117-2636. Make checks payable to YVHA. •11 a.m.-3 p.m.- the Oasis Shriners will sponsor a pork barbecue fundraiser. At the Yadkin Plaza shopping center at Lowes Food parking lot. Take out only. All profits will go to support the 22 Shriner’s hospitals for children and burn centers. Thank you for your support.
•6 p.m.-Free Music in the Park sponsored by Yadkin Civitan Club. Rain Jacket will be singing “Oldies” at the Yadkinville Community Park, North State Street / Hwy 601. Food available Roast Beef and Chicken Sandwiches, snacks and homemade ice-cream. Bring your lawn chair for a family night out with great music. No Alcohol and No Coolers. In case of rain concert will be moved to Yadkinville School.
Monday, August 6
•5 p.m.-West Yadkin School would like to invite parents to a Parent Meeting/Open house at the following times: Preschool- 5 p.m.-classrooms, Kindergarten 5 p.m.- MPR then on to individual classrooms, Grades 1-2, 5:30 p.m. Classrooms, Grades 3-4, 6 p.m. Classrooms, Grade 5, 6:30 p.m.-Classrooms, Grade 6, 6:30 p.m.-MPR then on to individual classroom. Friday, August 17
•4 p.m.-6 p.m.-Hands of Hope Medical Clinic BBQ Fundraiser Tiptons BBQ, slaw, beans, roll, and dessert . Lunch Delivery Available to Yadkin County Businesses 11am-1pm ,Plate pick up from 4-6pm at Yadkinville United Methodist Church ,$8.00 per plate Email email@example.com or call 336-692-5043 for tickets
Sunday, August 19
•2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.-Yadkin County Richmond Hill Nature Park will be open to the public. Listed on the National register of historic places and the civil war trail, docent guided tours of the home of Justice Pearson will be available at free admission, donations to continue restoration are always appreciated. Special guest, historian Marion Venable will read civil war solders letters at 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 25
•11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.-American Red Cross Blood Drive at Surry Community College-Yadkin Center.
Monday, August 27
•2 p.m.-6:30 p.m.-American Red Cross Blood Drive at Yadkinville YMCA.
Friday, August 31
•2 p.m.-6:30 p.m.-American Red Cross Blood Drive at Lowes Food in Yadkinville.
•7 p.m.-10 p.m.-Whiskers & Wine Summer Social to benefit the Yadkin County Animal Shelter at the Allison Oaks Vineyards, 221 East Main Street, Yadkinville. Hosted by the Animals, Inc a 501c3 non-profit organization. The cost is $30.00 per ticket. Live music by Time Sawyer. Tickets are available at Allison Oaks Vineyards or call Alice Singh at (336)406-0965 or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Dianne Doub 699-3143. Tickets include , 1 glass of wine, heavy hors’doeuvres, door prize entry, opportunity to bid on many great silent auction items. There is also going to be a special surprise guest.
•6:30 p.m.-East Bend Happy Quilters Guild, Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at East Bend Senior Center. For more information call (336)699-3970.
•10 a.m.-The Yadkin River Quilters meet at the Yadkin Senior Center every Tuesday.
•4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.- p.m.-Yadkin Farmers Market,open every Tuesday Evenings and Saturday morning from 8-12 in Yadkinville! Off US 601 North Take a right on Tennessee Rd. beside the Yadkinville Community Park. The Yadkin Farmers Market will be on the left behind the park. Selling fresh in season produce, plants, honey, baked goods, homemade crafts, eggs, goat dairy products, molasses, herbs, flowers, etc.
If you are in need of clothing for your family members we would like to invite you to visit the Courtney Clothing Closet located in Building C of Courtney Baptist Church. The church is located at 3341 Courtney Church Road. The church is South of Yadkinville off Hwy 601 just pass the Yadkin Valley Telephone offices on Courtney Huntsville Road, then right onto Courtney Church Rd. The hours are Wednesdays 2-4p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information call the church at (336)463-2681
• A fall men’s softball league is being planned at Lone Hickory. If you are interested in putting a team in the league, please call 336-463-2761 as soon as possible.
•We are searching for old photos of Lone Hickory July 4th celebration or other events held at Lone Hickory (ball tournaments, donkey ball game, etc.) If you have photos we can borrow, please call (336)463-2449 or 463-2439 as soon as possible. Photos will be scanned and returned to you.
•6 p.m.-Yadkin Civitan presents Music In the Park at Yadkinville Community Park ~ North State Street/Hwy 601 Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a family night out with great music! No Alcohol and No Coolers, Aug 4 Rain Jacket ~ Oldies , Aug 25 Enon Boys ~ Gospel , Sept 8 Porch Dog Revival ~ Bluegrass , Foof available by Yadkin Civitan. In case of rain, concerts will be moved to Yadkinville Elementary School, Free!!
• 10:30 a.m.—Preschool storytime for ages 2-5 will be held at the Boonville Community Public Library every Thursday. This will consist of stories, songs, and crafts. For more information, call 367-7737. All of our libraries of the NWRL System has access of Ancestry.com for the year of 2012. Patrons can research the web through our libraries for the year. The Boonville Community Public Library is a branch of thirteen libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library System.
•6:30 p.m.-Every Thursday of each week we hold a program called TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight loss program. Each program has special tips and techniques to help benefit losing those unwanted pounds. Meeting at your local Boonville Community Public Library. Any Questions please call 336-367-7737
•8 a.m.-New Horizons Adults Day Services is taking donations for their thrift shop, 1917 Old Hwy 421 W. Yadkinville. For more information call 677-1385
•6 p.m.-Bingo every Tuesday at the Yadkin Moose Lodge. ATTENTION: Effectively immediately! Monthly distributions of USDA Commodity Foods will no longer be distributed at the Moose Lodge in Yadkinville. They will now be distributed on an on-going basis through “partner agencies” of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. Families needing food assistance will need to contact one of the following agencies: Divino Redentor Catholic Church, 209 Lon Ave. Boonville, 336-367-7067, Tri-County Christian Ministries, 440 W. Main St, Jonesville, 336-526-1089, Yadkin Christian Ministries, 121 W. Elm St. Yadkinville, 336-677-3080, Yadkin Christian Ministries, East Bend, 336-699-4544.
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