by Matthew Gorry
August 22-August 28
•REGISTER NOW (starburst maybe) NOW ENROLLING for UPWARD FLAG FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING Boys & Girls grades 1-6, Elkin Valley Baptist Church, 118 N. Elkin Dr. Elkin, NC 28621 (across from old K-Mart) 835-3808. For details or forms, contact the church at 835-3808 from 9am-3pm. Cost is $35, Evaluations are August 25, 27 & 28 at the old Elkin Middle School Field on N. Elkin Dr. (See signs from the church)
Saturday, August 25
•11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.-American Red Cross Blood Drive at Surry Community College-Yadkin Center.
•3 p.m.-6 p.m.-The Yadkin County Humane Society will host a Spay-ghetti Dinner at the Yadkinville Volunteer Fire Department. Plates are $6 and include spaghetti, salad, bread and a drink. Attendees can dine in or take out. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling 336-463-6009 or 336-466-2424 or by visiting the organization’s Facebook page: Yadkin County Humane Society. Money raised will support the Yadkin County Humane Society’s spay and neuter programs. •2 p.m.-1st Annual Yadkin Valley Cyclones, AAU Boys Basketball 9u & 10u Golf Tournament at Silo Run, Boonville, $50 per person/ $60 day of tournament, 4 man teams. Cash Prize to the Winners. For additional information contact David or Mindy at 336.902.3088
•6 p.m.-Free Music in the Park sponsored by Yadkin Civitan Club. Enon Boys will be singing Gospel Music at the Yadkinville Community Park, North State Street / Hwy 601. 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.
Sunday, August 26
•1:00 p.m.-The Spillman and Hutchens Reunion will be at the Forbush Fire Department on Old 421 East. They will have lunch and drinks will be provided. Everyone is cordially invited.
•1:00 p.m.-The family of Paul and Jane Blakley will celebrate the 20th Reunion at Prospect Methodist Church of East Bend . A covered dish meal will be served. We welcome all family members to attend in honor of this occasion. For more information call (336)463-2230 or 699-8335.
•3 p.m-The Wilkes Diamonds girls’ basketball program will be holding tryouts for this season's fall 3rd grade team on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 pm in the auxiliary gym at Wilkes Central high school. For more information, please contact Bradley Stokes at 336-566-1147 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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.
Saturday, September 8
•6:30 p.m.- East Wilkes High School Class of 1972 will hold their 40th reunion at Cedarbrook Country Club at 225 Country Club Rd, State Road,NC 28676, Dinner Buffet price $30.00 per person. Please RSVP by September 2nd and/or ask questions to Al @ 336-366-0953 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Becky @ 336-971-0802, or Marie @ 336-469-7812 (email@example.com). Please send payment by deadline to Marie Collins Poteate 130 Russell Creek Rd, State Road,NC 28676. Contact: Al Rogers 336-366-0953 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, October 20
•7:00 p.m.-11:00p.m.-Forbush High School Class of 1972 Reunion to be held at Myers Auction House, 1105 Flint Hill Rd East Bend. Contact: Vicky Matthews Dudley 336-961-2704 or Mark Todd 336-679-8157 for additional information.
• 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.
•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 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!!
•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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