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Sunday, September 23

•1 p.m.-A reunion of the descendants of Williams and Alice Taylor McCollum will be held at Shacktown Church of Christ. All relatives and friends are invited. Bring a covered dish.

Friday, September 28

•4 p.m.-8:30 p.m.—American Red Cross Blood Drive at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church

•8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—American Red Cross Blood Drive at Starmount High School

September 27-29

•Ken McNabb will be at Lone Hickory Indoor Arena in Yadkinville. Slots are still open and spectator tickets available. Information is available at KenMcNabb.com or call Ken 307-645-3149

Sept 29 & 30

• 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 3rd Annual Pet Adopt-A-Thon at PetSense in Mt. Airy. llama/pony rides for donations, food, games and contests for the kids and 4 legged friends. Rabies/microchip clinic on Sunday. Lots of adoptable pets! Call 336-783-4897.

Thursday, October 4

•7 a.m.- Charity Golf to benefit Elkin Rescue Squad at Cedarbrook Country Club in Elkin. Please register by September 30- Captain’s Choice, Breakfast, Lunch, Soda, Snacks, Free Range Balls, 11x17 Individual & Team Photo, Player Gift Bag and Door Prize. Please visit the website for forms and more information www.cedarbrookcountryclub.com

Saturday, October 6

•7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Mountain Park Ruritan Club will host a Fall Bazaar at the Mountain Park Community Park. 12 x 12 spaces $25, 12 x 24 spaces $35. rent a space to sell yard sale items, crafts, food, etc. Businesses, churches & families are all welcome. Crafts, Food, Music, Activities, Buggy rides, Pitch horseshoes and more available. Bring kids to play while you shop. Call 874-3636 or 813-5376.

Thursday, October 11

The Elkin Tribune will be holding a food and vendor show from 4-6 p.m. leading up to the Taste of Home Cooking School in the lobby outside Elkin High School’s Dixon Auditorium. For more information call 835-1513. Food, crafts and a variety of other vendors will be present.

Thursday, October 11

The Elkin Tribune will be hosting a Taste of Home Cooking Show at Elkin High School’s Dixon Auditorium starting at 6:30 p.m. All attendees will receive a goody bag that will include a Taste of Home magazine in it. General admission tickets are $12 apiece, and VIP tickets (which include a cookbook and a seat in the first few rows) are $35.

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.

Sunday, October 28

•5 p.m.-8 p.m.-Fall Festival and Port-a-Pit Chicken Dinner at Union Grove Church (sponsored by Children’s Ministry). The Festival is free and fun for all ages, they will have a hayride, trunk or treat, candy, prizes, inflatable’s, games and more. The Chicken dinner is a fund raiser for Lesley Benton and family’s expenses due to Lesley’s illness, $7 per plate, take out or eat in (chicken, baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert). Bring your friends and family! For more info call (336)961-5792

Friday, November 9

•5 p.m.-8 p.m.-Join us for our 1st Annual Ladies’ Night Out Event & Shopping Fair. Enjoy vendors offering a variety of indulgences - every woman is guaranteed to find something they love! Shopping, food samples, accessories, nutrition info, jewelry, health and beauty, group exercise & much more! Yadkin Family YMCA 6540 Service Road Yadkinville NC 27055


In honor of local libraries, LEGO DUPLO and the Association for Library Services to Children have joined together for a project called “LEGO DUPLO Read! Build! Play!” WE NEED YOUR VOTES!! Anyone can log onto www.readbuildplay.com and nominate your favorite library. Nominations can be done once per day per computer, device or smartphone. Nominations are accepted through October 1, 2012. The library with the most votes will receive $5,000 for books and supplies. The top 200 libraries will receive a special preschool literacy toolkit. Support your local library by logging on and voting! Thank you to all of our library patrons, ALSC and LEGO DUPLO who continue to support their local libraries!


• 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.

•6:30 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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