COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

June 17th 2024

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There is a Severe Shortage of Blood, Plasma & Platelets

PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING THE GIFT OF LIFE

 

IN RECENT WEEKS, A DECLINE IN DONATIONS HAS CAUSED THE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD SUPPLY TO SHRINK NEARLY 20%. THIS DROP IN DONATIONS COULD LEAD TO A SEASONAL BLOOD SHORTAGE, WHICH CAN NEGATIVELY IMPACT PATIENT CARE AT HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

 

Blood Drives:

Ashe:

6-20-24: @ Jefferson UMC from 11 - 3:30. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call Wanda Gervasi @...336-384-4108 or 336-877-0877

 

6-25-24: @ Mountain Hearts from 10-3. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call Jennifer Blanco @..................................................336-846-0744

 

6-26-24: @ United Chemi-Con from 12-4:30pm. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call Villa Main @.....................................336-384-2551

 

6-28-24: @ Walmart from 1-5. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or use the Red Cross Blood Donor App. Call Amy Howell 336-246-3920

_____________________________________________________________________________ The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative is holding it's first “Shoes for Kids Fundraiser” now thru July 31st.  For information on how you can donate, call Jennifer @ 336-246-4347

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Weekly Music & Dance is held each Friday @ 6pm @ the old Greenfield Restaurant (behind the Chevy dealership). This event is by Donation & open to the public. Everyone is welcome

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VFW Post 7946 & Auxiliary will hold their Monthly Meeting today June 17th @ 6pm at the Hut on Ashe Park Road. Dinner will be served followed by the meeting. All members and interested persons are invited to attend

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The West Jefferson UMC & Duke Endowment, is having the Summer Literacy Program M-F from 8-4, Today thru July 26th. Volunteers are needed for Hallway Monitor & Program Specialist. To volunteer send an email to: [email protected]

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New River Elite Softball Camps will be held June 17th & 18th; July 8th, 9th & Aug. 5th & 6th @ 6pm each day for ages 5-14. Camp will focus on Hitting, Pitching & Fielding. For info call Justin @ 828-719-7949

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County Wide VBS Summer Camp for Pre-K thru 8th Grade will be held June 17-21 from 9am-3:30pm @ the Ashe Baptist Association Campground. Early drop off and late pick up options available. Register at ashevbs.com

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June 25 / July 2,9,16,23,30 / Aug. 3,13,20,27 / Sept. 3,10,17,24 / Oct. 1,8,15,22,29 / Nov. 5,12,19,26 / Dec. 3,10,17,24,31

Michael Brown with the DAV (Disabled American Veterans), will be at Generations Ashe  Tuesday June 18th from 10-12 to assist veterans & veterans’ families with VA Claims. For more info call 336-246-4347

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June 20th; June 27th

Grief Share holds weekly Grief Support Meetings each Thursday now thru the month of June @ Bald Mtn. Church. The next meeting is June 20th @ 6pm. For info call Judy @ 336-416-7109

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Ashe County GOP will have a Meet & Greet with Bryson Weaver, Regional Political Director for the Trump Campaign on Thursday, June 20th from 5:30-7:30pm @ 519-B East Main Street in Jefferson

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Ashe Co. Little Theatre presents “Fiddler on the RoofJune 20-22 @ 7:30pm nightly & Sunday Matinee @ 2pm. Tickets are $24 Adult; $7.50 Students. To purchase tickets, call 336-846-2787

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Sugar Tree Baptist Church is having VBS this week thru Friday, June 21st. A meal will be served nightly @ 5:30pm. Classes @ 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome

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The Annual New River Canoe Race & Family Float will be held Friday, June 21st, rain or shine. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent from Zaloo’s. Free shuttle service will be provided. Proceeds will go to the ongoing restoration & river clean ups done by New River Conservancy

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July 4th / July 18th / Aug 2nd / Aug 16th / Sept. 6th / Sept. 20th / Oct. 4th / Oct. 18th / Nov. 1st / Nov. 15th / Dec. 6th / Dec. 20th

The next Ashe Outreach Ministries Fish Fry is Friday, June 21st from 4-7pm @ the RCC. Enjoy Alaskan Pollok Fish, Chicken Tenders, Shrimp or Combo, served up with FF, Slaw, Hushpuppies, Drink & Dessert. Small Plate is $10; Medium Plate $13; Large Plate $15. Veggie Plate $10. Kids 10 & under eat Free with a paid adult, dine in only. Live entertainment! To go orders, call ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..336-385-1314

_____________________________________________________________________________ June 28th Crooked Road Ramblers / July 19th Cabin Creek Band / July 26th Those Three Guys / Aug. 2nd Lucky Stirkes / Aug. 16th Whitetop Mtn. Band / Aug 23rd Sheets Family Band with Kay Justice and Cecil Gurganus / Aug. 30th Mountain Laurels

The next Backstreet Concert Series will be Friday, June 21st featuring “King Bees” @ 5:30pm. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. This event is Free & Open to the public. If raining, it will be held at the Ashe Co. Farmers Market

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Alliance Church in Jefferson is having VBS this week thru Friday, June 21st @ 5:30pm for ages 3 thru 7th grade. Dinner will be provided

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June 29th / July 13th / July 20th / July 27th

Weather permitting, New River State Park will have Fly Fishing Sessions @ Wagoner Access on June 22nd @ 10am. Learn fly casting techniques, basic equipment & more. Limit to 7 persons per session & no one under 8 years old. Equipment will be provided. Reserve your spot by calling 336-982-5817

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The Caboose Kids event for ages 3-12, will be sponsored by “Friends of the Ashe County Animal Shelter” Saturday June 22nd. Come have a “Pawsome time with animals from the Ashe Co. Animal Shelter. If raining, this event will be cancelled. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. For info call Karen @ 336-977-9111

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Summit Support Services will have a “Yard Sale Fundraiser” Saturday, June 22nd from 7-2. Donations may be left on the porch of the Admin Office at 514 McConnell St. in Jefferson. PLEASE, No Early Birds!

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The 2nd Annual Car Show & Craft Market Fundraiser will be held Saturday June 22nd from

10-5 @ the front parking lot of Ashe Co. High School. To register your car or vendor info call Samantha @ 336-977-2048. Proceeds will benefit the Hope thru a Vision Homeless Shelter

_____________________________________________________________________________Ashe Harvest Ministries will have a Music in The Park Fundraiser Saturday, June 22nd from 10am -7pm @ Ashe Park at the Russ Blevins Shelter. Bring your chairs & enjoy Bluegrass Gospel Music & more. Concession stand will be open. All proceeds will support the food pantry

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The Mountain Crusaders Athletic Assoc. will hold a Community Yard Sale Fundraiser Saturday June 22nd @ 8am @ 1147 Old Hwy. 16 in Jefferson. Hot Dogs, Drinks & Snacks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the MCAA Youth Athletes

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Troutdale Fire & Rescue will have a Car Show Fundraiser Saturday, June 22nd from 11-5 @ the Grayson Highlands School located at 6459 Troutdale Hwy. Food will be available for purchase. Spectator fee is by Donation. Car Registration is $20. Registration will begin @ 9:30am. Proceeds will go to the Troutdale Fire & Rescue

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Join former Park Ranger Paul Bailey Sunday June 23rd @ 1pm @ Wagoner Access for a

1-Mile Hike to identify the common ferns of the new river. Bring bottled water, dress for the weather & wear sturdy shoes. For info call New River State Park @ 336-982-2587

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The 3rd Annual Preaching in the Park will be held Sunday, June 23rd @ 6pm @ the Lansing Creeper Trail Park with Bro. Dustin Farmer preaching & singing by Farmer Family. Everyone is welcome. For a complete list of Dates & Preachers, visit 580wksk.com

July 21st: Bro. Billy Morfield with Wagoner Family Singers / August 11th: Bro. Mitchell Mash with Mash Family Singers / Sept. 8th: Bro. Bryan Miller with Miller Family Singers

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Generations Ashe will have a 3-Day Barn Quilt Class June 24th, 26th & 27th from 1-5 pm. Class is $125 per person & includes supplies & materials. Register by June 14th by calling 336-246-4347

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The Ashe Baptist Association Program Committee will have its “Yearly Committee Meeting”  Monday, June 24th @ 7pm @ the Ashe Baptist Conference Room. All committee members are urged to attend

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Ashe County NC Republican Women's Club meets the last Thursday of each month. The next meeting is June 27th @ 11am @ Glendale Springs Inn & Restaurant. An RSVP is required and may be sent to: Jennifer Falls @ [email protected]

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The Ashe County GOP has reserved a room at the Ashe County Courthouse for all those wishing to watch the Live Presidential Debate on Thursday, June 27th @ 9pm. This event is Free and open to everyone

_____________________________________________________________________________Obids Baptist Church will have a Chicken BBQ Friday, June 28th @ 11am @ the church. Meal is $10 and include, ½ Chicken, Slaw, Baked Beans, Roll & Dessert.  Obids Baptist Church

_____________________________________________________________________________Faith Chapel Church in Fleetwood will have a Yard Sale Fundraiser June 29th @ 8am. Breakfast available for purchase. Proceeds will go to the Church Youth Group

_____________________________________________________________________________New Creation Church in Todd, will have a 1-Day VBS Saturday June 29th from 9-2. Everyone is welcome

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WJ Walmart will host a Community Yard Sale & Vendor Event Saturday, June 29th from 7-3pm. Proceeds will benefit Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte. For info on vendor or otherwise, call Becca at 828-387-6746 

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Wed. July 31st @ 6:30pm @ Calvary Freewill / Sun Sept. 29th @ 6pm @ South Fork Church in Piney Creek / Wed. Oct. 30th @ 6:30pm @ Pleasant View in Lansing / Sun. Dec. 29th @ 6pm @ Midway Baptist

Community Prayer Night Service will be held this evening, June 30th @ 6pm @ Christian Unity in Jefferson. Everyone is welcome

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Calvary Baptist Church in WJ will have their 5th Sunday Singing, June 30th. Serving biscuits @ 10am, Song Service @ 11. Everyone is welcome

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JULY

Smethport UMC will hold a “Precious Memories Worship Service” the 1st Wednesday in each month @ 2pm, Honoring & Sharing Life alongside friends living with Alzheimer’s, their Caregivers & Families. The next Service is Wednesday, July 3rd. All are welcome

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WJ Walmart will host their first annual MarioKart & Super Smash Bros Tournament on July 6th @ 1pm. $10 entry fee for contestants. Please bring your own controller. Concessions available. All proceeds will go to Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte. For info call 828-387-6746

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Obids Baptist Church will have VBS July 7-10 @ 6:30pm nightly. Classes for all ages. For info call 336-977-3736

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Aug. 9th / Sept. 13th / Oct. 11th

Stroll the streets of D’Town WJ for the next “Gallery Crawl Friday July 12th from 5 -7 pm. Enjoy the many murals throughout d’town WJ as well as Galleries, Shops & Restaurants open to serve you. Maps will be available at The Arts Center. For info call 336-846-2787

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Thursday, Oct. 31st with Blood Drive form 10-2.

Ashe County Sheriff’s Office will have “Operation Medicine Drop & Patrol Car Can Food Drive” at Walmart Saturday, July 13th from 8am-4pm.You can bring & safely dispose of your Unused or Expired Medications including, Prescribed, OTC, & Veterinary medications as well, No needles or sharp objects. Please bring non-perishable cans of food. For info call 336-846-5633

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August 19th / Sept. 16th / Oct. 21st

The Ashe County Wildlife Club meets the 3rd Monday of each month thru October, @ the Clubhouse, located @ 3220 Big Peak Creek Rd, Laurel Springs. The next meeting will be

July 15th @ 7pm

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July 27 - Western Youth Network

Mt. Jefferson State Park will sponsor the Imagination Ashe Caboose Kids Saturday, July 20th @ 10am @ Connie the Caboose on the Backstreet in WJ. These programs are free to the public & are targeted for children ages 3-12, although older siblings are welcome! For info call Karen @ …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………336-977-9111

_____________________________________________________________________________Riverview Missionary Baptist Church, will have their 4th Annual Camp Meeting July 21-26. Guest speakers will be Brothers Alan Carr, Stacy Lane and Leonard Fletcher. All are welcome

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Faith Chapel Church in Fleetwood will have VBS July 23-25 with Supper @ 5:30pm, Classes

@ 6pm. Commencement will be July 26th @ 5:30pm with s'mores and more

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Cruisin’ 4 Crusaders Car & Bike Show will be held Sat. July 27th from 1pm @ Clean Eats in Boone located at 273 Boone Heights Drive. Entry Fee is by Donation. All proceeds will benefit the Mountain Crusaders Athletic Association

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The Old Store Grassy Creek will host the First Families of Grassy Creek Fundraiser Sunday, 

July 27th @ 2pm. Enjoy a tour of Grassy Creek! Funds will go to the Museum of Ashe County History. All are welcome

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PSA’s

Volunteers are needed to pack Boxes of Food & to deliver the boxes to people in need in Ashe County on the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month. If you can volunteer, call……….….…828-434-8888

_____________________________________________________________________________A local food pantry needs volunteers to unload trucks, pack boxes of food & deliver the boxes to people in need. If you can volunteer call……………………..…………………………………336-877-6322

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The Salvation Army in the former Southern States building in Jefferson, takes Donations M-F, from 9-5. Remember your donations are tax deductible & go to help those in need! They are also in need of Volunteers

_____________________________________________________________________________Generations Ashe is in desperate need of Meals on Wheels Drivers. If you can help to deliver meals to the those in need, in Ashe Co., call Jennifer @ 336-246-4347

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Ashe Outreach Ministries in Creston is in need of Volunteer Kitchen & Pantry help as well as Drivers for Meals, Tues-Thur. approx. 2 hrs. weekly. Training & Route help available. For info call 336-385-1136 or 336-977-1144

_____________________________________________________________________________Lansing Heritage Group is asking for “History” information of the Lansing area. If you would like to submit historical information and or pictures, email to: [email protected]. Call the Lansing Town Hall for more info @ 336-384-3938

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Grace Community Church on Mulatto Mtn. Rd. now has a Food Pantry Box located at the entrance to the Church & stocked with non-perishable food items, available for free to anyone in need in the community. For info call 336-620-2600 or 336-877-0685

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Hope for the Mountains Prayer Team meets each Tuesday @ 8am @ Midway Baptist Church, with Devotion & Prayer around the altar. Everyone is welcome

_____________________________________________________________________________The Hope for Mountain Choir meets each Sunday @ 6pm @ Midway Baptist Church for Choir Practice in preparation for the County wide Hope for the Mountains Crusade Sept. 15-22. This is open to EVERYONE! If you like to sing, you are encouraged to attend

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Ashe Really Cares is in need of 1 man Volunteer to pick up food on Wednesdays & Ladies that to sort clothing. To volunteer or info call Twila at ARC @ 336-846-5631

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The Ebenezer 25th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Friday September 6th @ Brushy Mtn. Golf Club in Taylorsville. For more info visit EbenezerFamily.org

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