Friday & Saturday, October 18 & 19
•8 a.m.-1 p.m.-Yard Sale at Forbush Fire Department for Helping Hands Clothing Ministries.
Saturday, October 19
• 8 a.m.-until, Fund Raiser Yard Sale at Yadkinville Elementary School Multipurpose Room.
•5 p.m.- East Bend United Mathodist Church, Main street East Bend will host their Annual Chicken and Oyster Stew/Auction Sale. There is no charge for the meal but donations will be accepted. Bowls and spoons will be provided but you may also bring your own. Prior to the meal there will be a bake sale consisting of cakes, pies, breads, canned goods and other items. Following the chicken/oyster stew, plan to stay for our auction sale. For additional information call (336)699-8624.
•The Forbush High School Athletic Booster Club members are hosting a BINGO NIGHT Fundraiser. We sincerely need the support of our business community to make this a successful fundraiser for our athletes. We are in need of 21 bingo prizes, ranging in value from $50 to $100+ per item. These prizes could be gift certificates, themed gift baskets (car wash, movie items, fishing, grilling, etc.), art, autographed memorabilia, or any valuable merchandise. We are also accepting door prizes these items could be t-shirts, goody bags, gift cards, etc. In return for your tax-deductible donation your business would receive advertising announcements throughout the BINGO NIGHT. This is a great way to show the athletic student body you care about their future and introduce them to your business. These are your future customers. Please contact Valoree Wingler by phone 336-469-2438 or e-mail Valoree@cw-electric.com if your business is interested in supporting this event.
•11 a.m.-5 p.m.-10th Annual Yadkin Valley Grape Festival in downtown Yadkinville. The festival will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with 22 Yadkin Valley wineries in attendance, along with entertainment, food, and arts & crafts. Free Admission to the festival, wine tasting tickets are $15.00 in advance and day of event is $20.00. Show your active or retired military ID at the gate and receive your ticket for $15.00. Visit www.yvgf.com for additional information or contact the Chamber office (336) 679-2200.
• 7 p.m. Horror Movie Series - An American Werewolf in London, FREE Willingham Theater. Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. Come see this horror classic and before the film have a spooky good time competing in our mummy wrapping contest.
Sunday, October 20
•2 p.m.-6 p.m.-Yadkin Valley Cruisers “Cruise-In” - Christmas Toy Drive. Come out and see the old classic cars gathered around the courthouse square. The cruise-in will be held this month on a Sunday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., and you will see 60 - 70 classic cars, hear great music, door prizes and lots of fun! Please bring new toys to the event – the toys will be distributed to needy families during Christmas. Visit www.yadkinvalleycruisers.com for more information.
Tuesday, October 22
•7 p.m.-Community Theater Interest Meeting
In the Front Yard at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
Have you ever wanted to be on stage? Are you curious about the ins and outs of live theatrical performances? The Yadkin Arts Council is working to form a local community theater group and crew and we want people like you to give us your input. We’ll be discussing our first performance for spring 2014 and organizing a group of leaders for the future. Light refreshments will be served. Call 336.679.2941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, October 24
•10 a.m.-Come and join the Calvary Moravian Friends (C.M.F.) on their next adventure. We will be going to Glendale Springs, NC, to see the famous “Ben Long frescoes” at Holy Trinity Church. From there it’s just a few minutes until we’ll be enjoying the famous “lunches” at Shatley Springs Inn in Crumpler, NC. Mark your calendar now for Thursday, October 24, 2013. We will leave the Calvary Moravian Church back parking lot at 8:30AM and arrive in Glendale Springs, NC, (1 and 1/2 hours) at 10:00AM to view the frescoes at Holy Trinity. At 12 noon we will travel the short distance to Shatley Springs Inn for lunch from 12:15 to 2:15PM for great eating and fellowship. We should be back in Winston-Salem around 4:00PM. You need to make reservations for this trip by calling the Calvary Moravian Church Office at 336-722-3703. Give your name and contact information and list your preference of travel as: own transportation, or car pool, or activity bus. The cut-off date to register for this trip is October 18, 2013. Then we can make final travel plans and contact everyone.
Saturday , October 26
• 9 a.m.-YVEDDI 5K Walk/Run for Meals-on-Wheels. Start Location: Yadkinville Senior Center 207 Hemlock Street Yadkinville, NC 27055. Pre-Register 2 ways by October 10th, 2013 to receive the race t-shirt and goodie bag on-line- www.sportoften.com. Register by Mail- YVEDDI Meals-on-Wheels 5K PO Box 261 Yadkinville, NC 27055. Registration cost on or before October 10th, 2013, $15.00-Students up to age 14, $25.00-15 years & up, $30.00-15 years & up-October 11th thru race day. All proceeds benefit the Meals-on-Wheels Program so no Senior goes hungry. Please call Cathy Hennings @ (336)978-5567 if you would like to participate, sponsor or volunteer for this event!
• 7 p.m. Horror Movie Series - Rosemary’s Baby
FREE, Willingham Theater, A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life. Enjoy this disturbing classic and get here early to participate in our horror movie trivia contest!
Thursday, October 31
•3 p.m.-5 p.m.-Again this year, there will be “Halloween Downtown”. The businesses will pass out treats to all the kids in our area. A costume contest will be held at The Willingham Theatre at the Arts Council. Cash and prizes will be given away and you must register by 4:45pm. A list of participating businesses and a map will be given to students at Yadkin County Schools or one of the volunteers the day of the event. This event is sponsored by The Town of Yadkinville, The Downtown Business Association, The Yadkin County Public Library and The Yadkin Arts Council.
• 7 p.m. Horror Movie Series - Halloween
FREE Willingham Theater. A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets. Don’t miss the chance to see this 1970s classic on the big screen! Get here early and compete in our costume contest for a chance to win free tickets to see the Kruger Brothers in November!
Saturday, November 2
•9 a.m.-2 p.m.-Fund Raiser Craft and Bake Sale at Yadkinville Elementary School multipurpose room. Please come and join us. If anyone that makes crafts would like to come and sell them at the fundraiser please give me a call at 336-468-8835 and leave a message.
NOVEMBER 2nd: Tri-county Ridge Runners of the National Wild Turkey Federation will present “Unsung Heroes Banquet” at the Clingman Community Center 3371 Clingman Rd., Ronda at 6pm. $20 per person includes meal, first 40 vets TO PREREGISTER will be admitted free for recognition. Contact Jeff Park at 366-9111 to be entered & commemorated.
November 2 - 3 p.m.
Classic Film Series - North By Northwest
FREE, Willingham Theater. A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason.
•Books on 2013 Alumni 1927-67 Reunion of Courtney School are available at Doc Renegar’s store 336-463-5264, Lone Hickory Road.
•It was concluded at the PART Board Finance Committee meeting on October 1, 2013, that the regularly scheduled Board meeting for October has been canceled, due to a lack of agenda items. We planned our work to coincide with the next month’s meeting. Please note that the meeting scheduled for November 13th will resume at its regular time and location.
•Lone Hickory is accepting men or coed softball teams for a fall league. Please call (336)463-2761.
•6:30 p.m.-The East Bend Ruritan Club will meet the 2nd Thursday night of each month at the East Bend Senior Citizens Building. Meeting is at 6:30 p.m. and meal is at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
•Are you interested in being an advocate for residents in long-term care facilities in Yadkin County? The Community Advisory Committee needs volunteers who are committed to quality care in all Nursing and Adult Care Homes in Yadkin County. The committee is made up of local citizens who serve as advocates as they visit the Yadkin County long-term care facilities with other members of the committee once every 3 months. Training is provided. If interested, call Debbie Pilson, a Yadkin County resident and chairman of the committee at 336-679-8777.
•Filing for Town Elections will begin Friday, July 5, 2013 at 12:00 Noon and ends Friday, July 19, 2013 at 12:00 Noon. Yadkin County has four Municipalities: Boonville, East Bend, Jonesville and Yadkinville. Municipal Elections will be Non-Partisan. Filing Fee will be $5.00. Voter Registration Deadline is Friday, October 11, 2013. Town Elections will be Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Every 3rd Saturday of the Month
•1 p.m.-3 p.m. Triad Myasthenia Gravis Support Group. Held at The Whitaker Rehab at Forsyth Medical Center Winston Salem. Together we are stronger, MG is an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that affects all ages, races and genders. MG symptoms include weakness in muscles that control eye movements and eyelids, chewing, swallowing, coughing, facial expressions, arm and leg movements and breathing. To learn more about MG and how you can help, visit us online or call: www.myasthenia.org or 1800-541-5454
•Clogging Starting Monday, June 3rd, at 4:00-5:00 PM for all ages everyone welcome. Instructor will be Pat Adkins This class will be $5 per class payable monthly. Call the senior center @ 699-5100 to register.
•Pickle-ball Still looking for folks interested in If you have played tennis and liked it then you will love pickle-ball. If you want to know what it is you can look it up on the internet. It is the rave in Florida. High Point has it going on too. We have a few folks looking for more players. Call the East Bend Senior Center @ 699-5100 if you’re interested.
•North Carolina Cost Share Funds
The Yadkin County Soil and Water Conservation District will be receiving its annual cost share allocation from the state for non-point source pollution from agriculture activities. These funds are available to assist farmers with the installation of conservation practices that help decrease the amount of sediment, nitrogen, phosphorus, chemicals, and other pollutants in the surface and ground waters of the state. Farm owners and operators may apply for cost share assistance to install conservation practices, and best management practices, such as poultry incinerators, poultry dry stacks, cattle watering systems, grassed waterways, etc. The deadline for applications is September 6th, 2013.
•Yadkinville Farmers Market, Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-6:30 p.m. 1141 Tennessee Road Yadkinville, from 601 N, turn right at Yadkinville Community Park on Tennessee Rd. Market shelter is just ahead on the left, and Saturdays 8-12 at the same location. For vendor applications and guidelines contact Yadkin County Cooperative Extension at 336-679-2061 or visit the local foods page at yadkin.ces.ncsu.edu. They will have a drawing to give away a basket the last Tuesday of each month.
•8 a.m.-12 p.m.-The Farmington Farmers Market opens May 11 and will be open every Saturday from 8am - noon. It is held at the Farmington Community Center at 1723 Farmington Rd, Mocksville. It provides homegrown produce and goods. You will find seasonal produce, plants, honey & jams, fresh eggs, goat’s milk soaps & lotions, and fresh baked goodies. Two Sisters Specialty Meats, specializing in local hormone-free meats such as; beef, lamb, and pork and soon to provide goat and rabbit. Come on out and support our local growers. Vender space is still available for a small fee of $5.00, no annual fee required. For more information on the Farmington Farmers Market call (336) 998-2912 or check out their website at Farmingtoncc.org.
Looking for Crafters for the God and Country Celebration on June 29. For more information call Wanda at 336-699-8387 or Emmy 258-6801.
“PUBLIC NOTICE: The Yadkin County Health Department Clinic has a new name and location. The new name is Yadkin County Medical Clinic, part of the newly formed Yadkin County Human Services Agency. The new location is 638 West Main Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055, with in Yadkin Valley Community Hospital. The new location will open APRIL 1st 2013. If you have questions, please call (336) 679-4203. “
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com.
Yadkin County Humane Society is looking for new members who would be interested in joining our organization. We are in need of active members who will be able to help us at fundraising events and rabies clinics. For the month of March if you join us your membership fee is waived. Please call (336) 679-2377 and leave a message if you have any questions about YCHS. If you love and care about animals, want to have fun, be a part of a fun organization and make a difference – you belong with us!
• 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.-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.
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
•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.
•6:30 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.
In Home Aid Services, New Horizons Home Care, Inc. is pleased to announce that the in-home aide services in Yadkin County funded through the Home and Community Care Block Grant for older adults is now provided by our agency effective July 1, 2012. If you think you or someone you know could benefit from these services, of if you have any questions about these services, please contact our offices by calling 677-3843. We are very excited about this opportunity and look forward to serving the older adults in Yadkin County.
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