COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

July 17th 2018

 

 

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors Especially in need of Blood Type “O” Blood Drives:

  • TODAY July 16th @ Lowes Home Improvement in West Jefferson from 1 – 5:30 pm
  • July 17th @ Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Ch 1218 Main St, Blowing Rock from 11:30 am – 4 pm
  • July 18th @ Genesis Health Care/Rehab in Sparta located at 179 Combs Street from 1 -5:30 pm
  • July 19th @ Jefferson UMC located at 115 East Main Street from 11 am – 3:30 pm
  • July 23rd @ Sparta United Methodist Church on Main Street from 9:30 am – 2 pm

For more information call the Red Cross @……………………………………………………1-800-733-2767

 

SEE A COMPLETE LIST OF DATES & TIMES FOR ASHE, ALLEGHANY & WATAUGA COUNTIES ON OUR WEBSITE

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Ashe Really Cares is in need of volunteers to paint windows & doors. If interested call Pat @ ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..846-5234

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BROC Head Start Program is now taking applications for children 3 & 4 years of age for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information call Brenda Roten @ 246-0022 or 336-957-0496

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Caregiver Support Group presented by Ashe Senior Center will meet Tuesday, July 17th @ 4 pm at the Ashe Assisted Living Center on ChattyRob Lane, WJ, Respite care available upon request and must be pre-arranged. For more info call Barbara at………………………………846-6200

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Ashe County Republican Party will be meeting Tuesday July 17th @ 6 pm at Peak Creek Community Center in Laurel Springs.  Meet and greet the candidates & light refreshments will be served

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Bethany United Methodist Church will have their VBS on July 17th20th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Classes for all ages & everyone is welcome

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Landmark Baptist Church will have VBS this week, through July 18th @ 6:45 pm. Everyone is welcome! For more information call………………………………………………………..……………….620-0863

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Meet a Park Ranger for a 1-Mile Night Hike on Mt Jefferson @ the 1st Overlook on July 18th @ 8:30 pm. Discover the beauties of the shimmering lights of town. Bring a small flashlight & wear sturdy shoes. Parts of the hike is considered strenuous

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Come make paper rockets with the Whitetop Public Library & send them up to the sky with the library's "Rocket Launcher" on Wednesday, July 18th from 1-3 pm. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Everyone is invited. For more info call the Whitetop Public Library @ 276-388-2873

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Christian Unity Baptist Church in Jefferson will have Vacation Bible School this week, through July 19th Meal will be provided at 5:30 pm & classes from 6:30 – 8:30. Everyone is welcome!

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The Backstreet Concert Series will host The King Bees on July 20th from 5:30 – 7 pm. This event is FREE & Open to the public. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the Ashe Arts Center. For information call Jane Lonon @..........................................................846-2787

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The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention is Friday and Saturday, July 20th & 21st at the Alleghany Fairgrounds in Sparta, N.C. @ 5 pm on Friday & 11 am on Saturday. Admission is $10 for one or both days. Call 336-372-4957 or see www.alleghanyfiddlersconvention.com

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Community Yard Sale & Breakfast @ Whitetop Community Center on Saturday July 21st from 8am-2pm. Breakfast plates are $5 & served from 8—11 & include Biscuits and Gravy, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Coffee & OJ. Hot dogs & all the fixins will be served for lunch from 11 – 2. All proceeds will go to support the Whitetop Community Center

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Lansing’s Music in the Barn series is happy to welcome local group, Claybank on Saturday, July 21st at 6:30 pm @ the J.O. Blevins Meadow Stage, behind the Lansing Fire Department. This is a free concert. Donations will be accepted to help build the playground in the park. Please bring a chair or blanket!

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Whitetop Community Center will have their monthly Pinto Bean Supper on July 21st from

6 –7:30 with the Saturday Night Music Jam @ 7 pm. Plates are $5 and include Pinto Beans, Cornbread, Slaw, Dessert & Drink. For more info call……………………………………..…..276-388-3587

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Beaver Creek Baptist Church will have “Homecoming Services” Sunday, July 22nd at 10:30 am, with a Dedication Service for their new Fellowship Hall. Jonathan Stansberry will be the guest speaker with special singing, and a meal to follow services

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Ashe County Worship Center will be having VBS on July 22-25. Kickoff begins Sunday, the 22nd @ 4:30 pm with classes nightly from 6 to 8:30 pm. Classes for all ages and everyone is invited! For more information call the church at……………………………………….………………846-1189

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VBS to be held @ Glendale Springs Missionary Baptist Church on July 22nd – 27th from 7 – 9 pm. Commencement Ceremony on Friday at 6 pm followed by a cookout. Classes for all ages & everyone is welcome. For transportation assistance call………………..……………...………982-3537

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VBS will be held at Bald Mtn Baptist Church on July 23rd – 27th from 6 -8:30 pm with nightly meals served at 5 pm each night. Everyone is welcome!

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ASU will host a summer camp for the NCWIT Aspire IT Program for 4th to 9th grade girls @ the Walker College of Business at ASU, July 23rd – 27th. Spaces are limited to 50 with registration required. Cost is $200 per day camp fee. For more info email: innovate@appstate.edu

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VBS at Beaver Creek Baptist Church, July 27th @ 5:30 pm with a meal & classes till 8:30 pm. The 28th from 10 – 3, Sunday the 29th starting at 10 am with commencement service @ 11 am & cookout to follow. Classes for all ages. Everyone is welcome

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Fundraiser for the Ashe Humane Society will be held on Saturday, July 28th @ the old Lowes Food parking lot from 9 am to 4 pm. Animals will be on site for adoption. All donations are welcome & needed in the form of pet food, supplies & cash. For booth & fundraising information contact Debra Greer @....................................................................336-558-0889

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Sturgills Baptist Church in Helton will have their Homecoming Service on July 29th @ 10 am with special singing by The Good News Trio & the message by guest speaker Rev. Ray Green. Lunch will follow services. Everyone is welcome!

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