Friday, June 22
•10a.m.-2p.m.-It is recommended that a dial pressure canner be tested each year for accurate processing. For a free pressure canner test, come to the N.C. Cooperative Extension Kitchen at 209 East Elm Street, Yadkinville. Also, canner lids will be checked at the Yadkin Farmers Market in Yadkinville on Tennessee Rd. on Tuesday, June 26 from 4 – 6pm. Bring the canner lid only with the dial gauge. Weighted pressure canners are considered accurate.
Saturday, June 23
•9 a.m.-9 p.m.-Come out to the Feed Sack, 7444 Hwy 601 Dobson, Rain or Shine. Joshua’s Angel Center a 501C Non-Profit Organization, Helping Disabled Children and Adults enjoy some of what we take for granted everyday! A recreation center where everyone is treated equal and disabilities disappear for a day. Live band starts at 1, Dark Horse band, Rick Stanley as Elvis, Peppers all american band, Platinum Huzzy. Auctioneer Clark Carrick of Carrick Auctions will hold Auction for gift certificates, donated items and 2 antique pieces at 6:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and your hot dog roasting sticks. Deputy on duty absolutely no alcohol, drugs or firearms allowed on premises. Benefit ride and poker run for Joshua’s Angel Center, sponsored by Wings of Glory Christian Bikers Ministry, Everyone welcome. Registration time 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.. Registration Fee, Single Riders $15, double riders $20, riders pull out at 11. Plaques for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and skunk hand. For more information call Tommy Freeman (336)401-3227 or David Jenkins (336)401-6118
Sunday, June 24
•2:30 p.m.-History of the War of 1812. Dr. Clinton “Oz” Prim, retired professor of history, will present a program on the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 at the Yadkin County Senior Center, 207 East Hemlock Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055. The Yadkin County Historical Society will sponsor this program, which is free and open to the public. The Society is compiling biographical information on over 130 Yadkin County veterans, who served in this war. For more information, contact Andrew L. Mackie, (336) 428-8471, firstname.lastname@example.org.
•2012 Flying High FMS Basketball Camps, Conducted by: Coach Steve Gardner, Coach Coach Thom Summey. Session # Grades 1-6, 8:30-11:30 at Yadkinville Elementary, Session # 2 Grades 6-8, 1:00-4:00p.m. at Forbush Middle, Cost $50, Cash or Checks Payable to Steve Gardner. Pre registration: Mail to Steve Gardner 1104 Billy Reynolds Road Yadkinville, NC 27055, phone (336)428-9265. Registration begins 8:00 a.m., June 25th before the first day of camp.
Tuesday, June 26
•3 p.m.-7:30 p.m.- April Tolbert Bloodstock at the Yadkin Family YMCA. Most healthy people age 17 and older, or 16 with parental consent, who weigh at least 110 pounds, are eligible to donate blood and platelets. Donors who are 18 and younger and all high school students must also meet specific height and weight requirements. For more information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment to donate, please visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-336-413-3311 Call 1-877-975-2835 to make an appointment to donate platelets. Wednesday July 4 •10 a.m.-4th of July Parade, Yadkinville Elementary School, 305 North State Street, Hwy 601 Yadkinville. Presented by The Downtown Business Assoc. The Volunteer Fire Department and The Town Of Yadkinville, Parade and Festival starts at 10 a.m. and Fireworks at dark, Rain date Thursday July 5. For parade information, Yadkin Fire Department @ www.yvfd.org and booth info: email Brenda Brown at email@example.com
•4pm-10pm- The Elkin Jaycees will host their 19th annual FOURTH OF JULY celebration including a spectacular firework display in the Elkin Park on Wednesday the fourth of July. Interested vendors or sponsors please contact the Elkin Jaycees on Facebook or firstname.lastname@example.org
Swimming Lessons will be taught at the Yadkin County Pool: Children 4-12 years old: June 18-28 Monday - Thursday, 10:00am - 10:45am, July 9-19, Monday Thursday, 10:00am - 10:45am, July 23 - Aug 2 Monday - Thursday, 5:15pm - 6:00pm. Classes are taught by certified lifeguards. Payment in full is needed to reserve a spot in the class. Sessions are completely seperate, so children may choose to register for only one or multiple sessions. Adults: July 16-20 Monday - Friday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm. Each session is $25 per person for Yadkin County Residents and $40 per person for non-Yadkin County Residents (Children and Adults). Come down to the Yadkin County Pool TODAY to sign up! Please contact Kayla Trivette at email@example.com or 679-4228 for more information.
WANTED: CRAFT VENDORS FOR GOD AND COUNTRY CELEBRATION,JUNE 30TH. CALL WANDA AT 699-8387 FOR FORMS AND INFORMATION.
•6 p.m.-YADKIN CIVITAN PRESENTS MUSIC IN THE PARK 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, JULY 21 MIXED EMOTIONS ~ Beach Music , AUG 4 RAIN JACKET ~ Oldies , AUG 25 ENON BOYS ~ Gospel , SEPT 8 PORCH DOG REVIVAL ~ Bluegrass , FOOD AVAILABLE BY YADKIN CIVITAN. In case of Rain, Concerts will be moved to Yadkinville Elementary School, Free!!
•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.
• 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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