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Now through April 27

• Surry Community College Horticulture Club will hold a spring plant sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, and an evening session April 25 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the greenhouse at 630 S. Main St., Dobson. Cost of plants start at $1 and go up depending on size and type of plant. For more information, contact Jeff Jones at jonesjr@surry.edu or call 336-386-3391 or visit surry.edu.

April 27

• Opening ceremonies of the Yadkin Valley Senior Games will be held at Fisher River Park in Dobson. Registration, open to those living in Surry and Yadkin counties, has been extended through April 6. Registration fee of $10 includes lunch at each event, goody bag and T-shirt. The Silver Arts and Follies Show will be June 7. Register at any local senior center or recreation center.

April 28

• 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boonville United Methodist Church, 116 N. Carolina Ave., Boonville, will hold a church-wide yard sale including a breakfast and lunch with hot dogs and bake sale. The sale will be in the hut behind the church.

• 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., spring rabies clinics sponsored by the Yadkin County Health Department and Yadkin County Humane Society at Yadkin Veterinary Hospital, 5532 Hwy. 601 North, Yadkinville. Cost is $10 per shot, cash only. Pets must be on leash or in carrier and at least three months of age. If pet is getting three-year vaccination, owner must bring paperwork, rabies tags are not proof.

• 1 p.m., the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center will host the classic movie, “The Blues Brothers,” on the screen of the Willingham Theater with free admission. Donations are welcomed.

May 12

• 9 to 10 a.m., spring rabies clinics sponsored by the Yadkin County Health Department and Yadkin County Humane Society at Harmony Heights Hospital, 220 Polly Wood Lane, Yadkinville. Cost is $10 per shot, cash only. Pets must be on leash or in carrier and at least three months of age. If pet is getting three-year vaccination owner must bring paperwork, rabies tags are not proof.

• 9 a.m., 101st anniversary of the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Falcon 5K will be hosted by Forbush High School JROTC. To register, email brian.hayes@yadkin.k12.nc.us.

May 19

• Noon to 4 p.m., spring rabies clinics sponsored by the Yadkin County Health Department and Yadkin County Humane Society at Yadkin County Animal Shelter, 1027 Speaks St., Yadkinville. Cost is $10 per shot, cash only. Pets must be on leash or in carrier and at least three months of age. If pet is getting three-year vaccination owner must bring paperwork, rabies tags are not proof.

June 28

• A raffle drawing will be held for a $500 gift certificate from Foothills Meat Center in Jonesville. Tickets are $2 each. Proceeds benefit the YVEDDI Meals on Wheels program, with tickets available for purchase at area senior centers.

Ongoing Events

• Yadkin Farmers Market: Local, Farm, Fresh, 1141 Tennessee Street, Yadkinville, (behind town Park and Papa John’s Pizza. Tuesdays 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open May 1 to October 13.

• The Yadkin County Beekeepers Association meets the second Monday of every month at the Yadkin Senior Center, 207 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville, with 6 p.m. dinner and social, 7 p.m. guest speaker. All visitors interested in bees and/or beekeeping are welcome.

• 1:30 to 5 p.m., a Bible study, “Returning to the Roots of Our Faith,” is held at a home in Yadkinville on Saturdays. For more information, call Doug Mann at 704-807-4736.