COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Aug 16th 2019

 

 

Red Cross in need of Blood Platelets & ALL types of Blood, Especially Blood Type                     “O Negative”

 

Blood Drives:

 

Ashe County:

  • Aug 21st @ Skyline Skybest Engineeriing Building in WJ from 12 – 4:30 pm. Walk-Ins are Welcome. For info or to make an appointment call Karen Powell @...........336-876-6117

 

  • Aug 24th @ Ashe County Library in WJ from 10 am – 2:30 pm. Walk-Ins are Welcome. For info or to make an appointment call the Library @...............................336-846-2041

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Fulton Reeves Rd @ low water bridge will be closed Aug 23rd for bridge repair. There’ll be NO Detour during this time, however will be open to Local Traffic Only

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The Grazing Workshop & Field Day scheduled for TODAY, Aug 16th has been cancelled

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Christian Unity Baptist Church at 326 East Main Street Jefferson, sponsors “Celebrate Recovery” each Friday evening @ 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome

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New River State Park is Now Hiring SEASONAL Park Attendants. For more information call the Park Office @......................................................................................................336-982-2587

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The Friends Corner @ the library has Hardcover Fiction Books for 50 cents ea through Aug 31st  National Geographics are 10 cents each while supplies last. Proceeds support the library with additional programming for the community. For more info call the library @..............846-2041

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Pine Fork Baptist Church in Laurel Springs will have their3rd Annual Camp Meeting” through            tonight, Aug 16th @ 7 pm. Guest speaker is Dr Phil Kidd from Gray Tenn with Special Singing. For more info call................................................................................................336-200-1492

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The Ashe Baptist Association will hold their “133rd Annual Session” TODAY, Aug 16th @ 2 pm          @ Welcome Home Baptist Church & Aug 17th @ 9 am @ Big Flatts Baptist Church

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The Ashe Co. Democratic Party will have a “Hot Dog Cookout” this evening, Aug 16th @ the         WJ Park behind the library at 4 pm

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The Backstreet Concert Series will feature the band "Restless" on Aug 16th @ the Backstreet Park @ 5:30 pm. This event is Free & Open to the public

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The Ashe Senior Center will host a “Music Party” with music from the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s tonight  Aug 16th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Cost is $5 which includes a Hot-Dog, Chips, Cookie & Drink

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Middle Fork Baptist Church in Whitetop, Va is holding Revival Services thru tonight Aug 16th @ 7 pm with guest speaker Lloyd Day. Everyone is welcome. For info call.....276-388-3296

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ACHS will have an Ashe Dash 5K & Fun Run on Aug 17th Registration @ 7:30 am. 5K Run will begin @ 8:15 am / Fun Run @ 8:30 am / 5K Run is $25 / Fun Run is $10. All proceeds will go to the Ashe County Middle School “Top Dog Clinic”

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ACHS will have a “Safety Day” on Aug 17th @ 10 am. Learn about Fire Safety while interacting with Emergency Personnel & Law Enforcement. There’ll be Bounce Houses, Climbing Wall, EMS Helicopter & more. Food will be available for purchase. For info call Jessica @                ..................................................................................................................246-9449 ext. 2110

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The Perry / Ham Family Reunion will be held Saturday Aug 17th @ White Oak Community Center, in Lansing NC, beginning @ 11 am. Lunch will be @ 12 noon. Meats and drinks are provided however a covered dish or dessert would be welcomed

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GLAD (Greater Lansing Area Development) will host the Lansing Music In The Barn on Aug 17th @ 6:30 pm in the meadow behind the FD featuring “Cabin Creek Bluegrass” winners of Ashe County Fiddler’s Convention. No admission fee but donations are appreciated to help with the Historic Lansing Creeper Trail Park further development

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Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church will have a “Kids Fun Day” by the river Saturday, August 17th @ 11 am @ the Creston FD. There’ll be inflatables, food & fun. Kids will be allowed to play in the river. Bring extra clothing. For info call Anthony @............................................977-6663

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The Riverview Lions Club 20th Annual Rubber Ducky Racewill be held Aug 17th @ 11 am. Food will be available for purchase. Live Music starts @ 12 noon. All proceeds will go to help the Blind & Visually Impaired in Ashe County

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A “Class Reunion” for Anyone that went to Riverview School will be held on Aug 17th @ 1 pm @ the Riverview CC Banquet Room

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Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Grant, Va will have “Homecoming & Decoration Service” on    Aug 18th @ 11 am. Rev Charles Bunn will be preaching. Meal will be served after service. A Special Offering for the upkeep of the cemetery will be taken

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The Annual Tent Revival Camp Meeting will be held at the “Way of the Cross Revival Center” on August 18th – 30th @ 7 pm nightly in Mtn City, Tenn. Different Speakers & Special Singing each night. Everyone is welcome. For more info call............................................423-388-5414

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Decoration Service will be held at the Claude Mash Cemetery in Glendale Springs on Sunday, August 18th @ 2 pm.  Rain date is Aug 25th Donations for upkeep may be mailed to: Nathan Mash:  532 Claude Mash Rd, Jefferson, NC 28640. For info call....................................982-3574

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The 2019 McCoy Family Reunion will be held at the Riverview Community Center on Sunday, Aug 18th from 1 to 3 pm. If attending, a covered dish will be appreciated. Paper products, eating utensils, drinks & ice will be provided

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The Johnson Family Decoration will be held Aug 18th on Hartsog Farm on Hwy 88 in Creston.  To make donations to the Cemetery Fund mail to: Mildred Graybeal: 2550 Big Laurel Rd, Creston, NC 28615

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The Mylon Hayes Family will be in concert Sunday Aug 18th @ South Fork Baptist Church in Todd @ 6 pm. A love offering will be received. Everyone is welcome. For information call       ................................................................................................828-499-3641 or 828-262-1371

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VFW 7946 & Auxiliary will meet Monday Aug 19th@ 6 pm at the "Hut" on Ashe Park Road for their regular monthly meeting. Meal will be served after meeting. All members and interested persons are encouraged to attend

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Big Springs Baptist Church will hold “Revival Services” on Aug 22nd – 24th @ 7 pm with Special Singing nightly. Guest speaker will be Mitchell Mash. Everyone is welcome

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Decoratin Services will be held @ The Price Cemetery on Rock Creek Rd next to the old Methodist Church, on Saturday Aug 24th @ 2 pm. Donations for upkeep of cemetery can be mailed to: Rick Roark, 1112 Rock Creek Rd, Creston, NC 28615

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Calvary & Zion United Methodist Churches will have a Chicken BBQ on Aug 24th beginning @ 11 am til sold out @ Calvary Church located beside the post office in Fleetwood. Eat in or take out.  Delivery available for large orders. To place an order or more info call................877-0041

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Lansing FD will have Open House on Aug 24th from 11 – 3. Tour the FD, Fire Trucks & more. Will be offering CPR, First Aid Instructions, Blood Pressure Checks & learn about Fire Prevention & Safety. Special Guests will be “Sparky the Fire Dog & Smokey the Bear” Food will be available for purchase

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Whitetop Community Center will hold a Community Yard Sale on Aug 24th from 8 – 1. Breakfast will be served from 8 – 12. Meal is $5 and include Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage, Hash Browns, Coffee & OJ. Proceeds will go to the White Top Community Center...Friends of Whitetop Library will also be having a $1 a Bag Book Sale..........276-388-3587 or 276-388-2873

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Ashe Central High School Class of 1959 will have their “60th Class ReunionAug 24th @ Mountain Aire Seafood from 4 to 6 pm. For more info call Joyce Vannoy @.........336-982-5349

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The Museum of Ashe County History will host an “Antique Arms & History Trade Show” on Saturday, Aug 24th from 9:30 - 4 pm. Show will include Antique Guns (pre 1945), uniforms, Indian Artifacts, Gold, Silver & more. This event is FREE to the public. For more info...977-4820

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Faith Chapel Church of Christ in Fleetwood will have a Fundraiser Yard-Sale on Saturday Aug 24th from 7 – 2. Breakfast will be served @ 7 am. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will go to the Youth Group of the church

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Friendship Baptist Church will have “Homecoming & Decoration Services” on Aug 25th Decoration begins @ 9 am, Special Singing featuring “The Little’s” @ 10 am.  Meal will be served after service.  Everyone is welcome

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Laurel Springs Baptist Church will have a Gospel Singing Sunday Aug 25th @ 6 pm featuring “The Orange Family” Refreshments will be served after the singing. Everyone is welcome

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Roans Creek Cemetery will have Decoration Service on Sunday Aug 25th @ 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome

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Janet Pittard will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the Library meeting on Wednesday, Aug 28th @ 11 am @ the library. Janet will be talking about her book, “A Hospital for Ashe County, Four Generations of Appalachian Community Health Care” This event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Call the library for info...............................846-2041

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The 3rd Annual “Faith Fest” will be held Aug 31st from 2 – 10:30 pm with gates opening @ 12:30 pm @ the Watson & Cabin Stages of WCC. Tickets available @ faithfest.com. All proceeds go to Faith-Fest for future Festivals

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