COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

July 26th 2021

 

Blood Drives:

Ashe County:

 

7-29-21: Thursday, @ Lowes Hardware in WJ from 1 -5 pm. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call Emily Smith @..................................336-843-3045

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The 16th Annual School Supply Drive is happening NOW thru Aug 6th Donation boxes are set up @ Generations Senior Center, Ashe County Library, All LifeStore Banks, First Citizens Bank, United Chemi-Con, Ingles, Jefferson Drug, Medi-Home Health and Hospice & 5/3 Bank. Monetary are donations accepted as well

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Orion Baptist Church on Frank Dillard Rd is having VBS this week (July 25-29) with supper served @ 5:30 pm nightly, classes from 6-8:15 pm nightly. Everyone is welcome

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Riverview Baptist Church & Clifton Baptist Church will host the Ashe County Baptist Camp Meeting this week (July 25- 30) @ 7 pm nightly @ Riverview. On Sunday’s, the service will begin @ 6 pm. Guest speakers will be Rev. Leonard Fletcher & Steve Dagenhart. Special singing nightly

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First Baptist Church in WJ will hold “Outdoor VBSJuly 27th- 29th from 10-11 am. For Kindergarten – 6th Grade. Drop Off & Pick Up starting at 9:45 am. Register @ fbcwj.org. For info contact Patricia at [email protected] or call................................................846-5141

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The Backstreet Concert Series will feature "Crooked Road Ramblers" Friday, July 30th @ 5:30 pm @ the Backstreet Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. This event is Free & Open to the public

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Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Laurel Springs on Cranberry Creek Rd, will have VBS Saturday July 31st from 9:30-12:00. For info call Martie Latham @......................................336-620-3419

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Rugby Rescue Squad will have a Basket Fundraiser July 31st @ 5 pm. Food will be available for  purchase. Proceeds will go to the Rescue Squad

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Funday Saftey Day Aug 14th

Lansing FD will have a “Chicken BBQ” Saturday July 31st @ 10 am. Proceeds will go to the Funday / Safety Day in Aug

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A “Back the Blue” Walk-A-Thon to support our Local Law Enforcement will be held July 31st beginning at Glendale Springs Old Fire Department & Ending @ Elk Shoals Campground. For information call Terry Wagoner @ 977-3265

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August

Decoration Service will be held @ Calloway Cemetery Sunday Aug 1st with a Covered Dish Meal @ 1 pm. Donations for Cemetery Upkeep may be sent to: Calloway Cemetery, PO Box 1426, Jefferson, NC 28640

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Decoration Service will be held @ the Parsons Cemetery on Little Piney Creek Sunday, Aug 1st @ 2:30 pm. Speaker will be Pastor Eddie Roland. Contributions for the upkeep of the cemetery can be mailed to Jim Parsons, 563 Piney Creek Road, Lansing, 28643

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Decoration Service will be held @ the Rash Cemetery on Three Top Rd Sunday, Aug 1st @ 2:30 pm. Rev Joey McClure will be preaching. For info call.................................................846-8377

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Annual Decoration will be held at the Tucker Cemetery on Little Horse Creek, Sunday   Aug 1st @ 2 pm. Service & Dinner will follow at the Meadowview Mennonite Church, covered dishes are welcomed

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Decoration Services will be held at the George Miller Cemetery in Glendale Springs, Sunday, Aug 1st @ 2 pm.  Rev. Russell Sheets will be guest speaker. Everyone is Welcome

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Partnership of Ashe will hold a BBQ Fundraiser Friday Aug 6th @ 11 am. Meal is $10 and include ½ Chicken, Baked Beans, Slaw, Roll & Dessert. Delivery available for 5 or more plates. To purchase tickets in advance call......................................................................336-982-4588

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Ashe County Sheriff’s Office & Ashe County Schools will host the Ashe Back-to-School Blast Saturday Aug 7th from 10–2 @ Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. The event is free for all Students, Public & Private. Deputy-4-A- Day will be held & law enforcement booths will offer experiences in Fingerprinting, 911 Calling & more as well as signing up for Ident-i-Kid. Kids will receive Free School Supplies & services to include Free Haircuts, Shoes 4 Kids, Luv The Bus & more! All 7 schools will have a booth there for help and answer questions for kids & parents 

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The Watson Family Reunion will be held Saturday Aug 7th @ the Deep Gap Fire Dept. @ 11 am. Those attending, please bring a covered dish & drink. For info call Roy Watson @ 336-877-7482 or Jack Watson @ 336-846-1221

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Severt Cemetery on Boggs Rd will have Decoration Service on Sunday Aug 8th @ 2 pm. Everyone is welcome

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Transou Community Church in Laurel Springs will have Homecoming Service Sunday Aug 8th @ 11 am with Worship Service & Special Singing by The Sheets Family. A covered dish meal will follow services

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Sunday, August 8th, the Transou (pronounced Transue) Community Church (formerly

Transou UMC) in Laurel Springs will be celebrating Homecoming. The worship service will begin at 11AM and special music will be provided by The Sheets Family.  A potluck dinner will follow the service.  Pastor Joseph Augustine and the congregation invite anyone to attend.

 

New River Outfitters will be hosting a “Fly Tying Class” on Sunday, Aug 8th @ 3 pm. Spaces are limited. To reserve your spot call.........................................................................336-982-9192

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August 13, September 10, October 8.

Gallery Crawl is back!  D’town WJ Arts District will have the next Gallery Crawl August 13th from 5 – 7:30 pm. For info call 846-2787 or email [email protected]

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Midway Baptist Church will host a Chicken BBQ Fundraiser Aug 13th Meal is $10 a plate. To Pre-Order call 336-977-3533. Proceeds will go to the Ashe County Varsity Cheerleading Team

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Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church will hold a Back to School Bash Aug 14th from 12-2 with Games, Crafts, Food & more! Fun for all ages! Everyone is welcome

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The Johnson Family Decoration will be held all day, Aug 15th located on Hartsog Farm on Hwy 88 West in Creston. Mail donations for Cemetery upkeep to: Mildred Graybeal, 2550 Big Laurel Rd, Creston, NC 28615

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Pleasant Home Baptist Church will have Homecoming Service Sunday August 22nd @ 10 am. Pastor Lonnie Carpenter invites all members, former members and & friends

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The RCC Ruby Ducky Race will be held August 21st with fun, music, children’s activities, face painting, food vendors & more! For info call...............................................................385-9812

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Lansing Farmers Market is open each Friday from 1-6 pm @ The Lansing Creeper Trail Park. For info & New Vendors call Justin @.........................................................................384-1080

_____________________________________________________________________________ July 24: Bryan Osborne / July 31: Martha Spencer

Ashe County Farmers Market is Open each Saturday from 8-1 on the Backstreet in D’Town WJ. The featured musical guest for July 24th will be Bryan Osborne

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Alleghany County Schools are offering a Free Breakfast & Lunch, now thru July 29th Mon -Thur for ages 1-18 @ the School Cafeteria of YOUR Choice. Breakfast, from 8-9. Lunch, from 12-1

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Riverview Community Center Thrift Store is open Wed - Sat from 10-2 as well as during the Friday Ashe Outreach Ministry Meals. They have a wide selection of items from Clothing to Medical Supplies! All proceeds go to support the Community Center

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The Ashe County Swimming Pool is OPEN! Schedule is: M, T, Th, F, 11-2 pm, 2:30-5:30 & 6-9 pm. Wednesday’s 2:30-5:30 & 6-9. Each session is limited to 30 Swimmers, $5 per person. NO Swimming Lessons will be offered this year. For info including “Pool Rental” call 384-4600 or email [email protected]

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Compassionate Commissary is a Constant Source of Food for Ashe County. If you are in need of food, for a location near you call.....................................................................828-434-8888

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The Salvation Army is a distributer for the Compassionate Commissary and if you are in need of food, go by Salvation Army for a FREE box of food, No Questions Asked / Accepting your Tax Deductible Donations for Household, Clothing & non-perishable Foods. Donations accepted at the back of the building M-Sat, 9 – 5. Store hours are M-Sat, 9-5:30

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Need Prayer? Appalachian Church, on Ray Taylor Road in WJ holds a Community Noonday Prayer Service each Tuesday from 12-1 pm. Everyone is welcome

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