COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Feb 19th 2020

 

The American Red Cross has launched a CRITICAL NEED for ALL blood types, ESPECIALLY type O & platelet donations Nationwide!

You can hold the power to save lives in the palm of your hand with the FREE Red Cross Blood Donor App! Text “BLOODAPP” to 90999 or download it from the App Store or                 Google Play Store

Blood Drives:

 

Ashe County:

 

2-19-2020: TODAY @ Skyline / Skybest Engineering Building til 4:30 pm. Walk-Ins are WELCOME & Encouraged! For info call Karen Powell............................................336-876-6117

 

2-20-2020: @ Jefferson UMC from 11 – 3:30 pm. Walk-Ins are WELCOME & Encouraged! To schedule an appt or info call Wanda Gervasi @....................................................336-384-4108

 

2-22-2020: @ Ashe County Library from 10 – 2:30. Walk-Ins are WELCOME & Encouraged! To schedule an appt or info call Marcia Rowe @.......................................................336-846-2041

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Help the Meals on Wheels Clients feed their Pets by donating Canned or Bagged Cat / Dog Food. Drop-Off your donated food @ the Senior Center. The Volunteer Drivers will deliver the Pet Food to those in need as they deliver the meals for the day. Info call 246-2461 or 246-4347

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The VITA Tax Aid Program will be available to prepare your Federal & State tax returns at NO cost, if you earned less than $56,000 in 2019 @ the following:

  • Ashe County Library on Mondays (10-3), Tuesdays (10-5) & Saturdays (9-1) by Appointment Only. To schedule an appointment or info call..............................977-5829
  • Ashe Senior Center thru April 9th on Tuesdays & Thursday’s from 9 – 4. By appointment only. To make an appointment & info call.........................................................846-4347

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The Ashe Senior Center has started a Diabetes Group lead by Gale Bennett & will meet on the 3rd Monday of each month @ 1 pm @ the Senior Center. For info call.........................246-4347

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Ashe Services is in NEED of “Volunteers” for: 1) Home Delivered Meals, 2) Exercise Trainer, 3) Arts & Crafts, 4) SHIP: the Senior Health Insurance Program. For info @......................246-2461

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If you are 60 or older & live within WJ / Jefferson area, the Senior Center can provide tickets to ride the ACTA Shuttle for Free. Must apply in person @ the Senior Center. For info....246-4347

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If you would like to nominate someone, for the “Ashe County Volunteer of the Year” contact Terri Hopkins @ 246-4347. Entry forms must be returned to Ashe Services for Aging no later than 5 pm, Friday, February 21 or may emailed to..............terrihopkins@ashecountygov.com

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The 2020 Heart Breakfast will be held Feb. 22nd @ Winner's Circle Restaurant from               7:30 to 10:30 am. Adults, $8, Children ages 4 – 12, $5, Age 3 & under, Free. All proceeds go to the Ashe County Heart Association

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The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes Shana Tucker to the Ashe Arts Center on Saturday, Feb 22nd @ 7:30 pm with her hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop & a touch of R&B music. Tickets may be purchased at www.ashecountyarts.org or by calling.................846-2787

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A “Pinto Bean & Soup Supper, Singing Benefit” will be held Saturday Feb 22nd from 2 -7 pm @ Riverview CC for James Sluder who is having a Double Lung Transplant. Several Singing groups are scheduled such as, The Mtn Echoes, Bluff Mtn Boys & more! Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will go toward Medical Expenses

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The Friends Corner in the library has “Romance” paperback books on sale now thru Feb 22nd  priced @ 7 for $1 or 15 cents each while supplies last. All your purchases support programming for the library. For more info call the library @......................................846-2041

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Join a Park Range @ Mt Jefferson State Park for a 1-Mile Geology Hike on Sunday Feb 23rd @  2 pm @ beginning at the Picnic Area. Wear appropriate clothing & shoes & bring bottled water

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Guest Speaker Bro Danny Bailey will preach the Christian Unity of Separate Baptist Associational Winter Revival Feb 23rd – 29th @ 7 pm @ the following:

  • Feb 23rd @ Upper Helton Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 24th @ Bethel Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 25th @ Sugar Grove Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 26th @ Mouth of Wilson Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 27th @ Gillespie Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 28th @ Union Christian Unity Church
  • Feb 29th @ Wolf Knob Christian Unity Church

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Bald Mtn Baptist Church will host a Special Session of Grief Support, (Loss of a Spouse), on Feb 25th from 6 – 8 pm. A 13-Week Grief Support Group will meet weekly beginning March 10th thru June 2nd on Tuesday’s from 6 -8 pm @ Bald Mtn Church. Info...............828-421-6939

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First Baptist Church in WJ will host a 10-Week, Girls on the Run of the High Country Program for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade girls beginning Feb 25th on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:30 pm. Transportation available at all Ashe Co. Elementary Schools. Registration fees are on a sliding scale, however if unable to participate due to finances, contact Jacqueline Parsons @ .............................................................................parsonsja1@appstate.edu or 336-816-4326

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Meet a Mt Jefferson State Park Ranger Feb 29th @ 2 pm @ the Park Office for an introduction to the New Programs being offered by NC State Parks & pick up your Free Park’s Passport

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MARCH

 

Ashe Senior Center will host a “FREE” Floral Arranging Class on Thursday’s, beginning Mar 5th from 1 – 3 pm @ the Senior Center. If interested in taking the class call......................246-4347

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Mt Paddy Church will host a Free, 13 Week Course on “Restoring the Biblical View of the Constitution” on Thursday’s beginning March 5th through May 28th from 6:30 – 8 pm. For info & Registration call...............................................................................................336-620-2422

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Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church will have a “Benefit Singing” Saturday, March 7th @      5 pm for Randy Roark who was diagnosed with cancer. Proceeds will go to Medical Expenses. For more information contact Pastor Anthony Roark at..............................................977-6663

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The High Country Seed Swap & Growers Exchange will be held at Family Central (in the former cafeteria) Saturday, Mar 14th @ 8:30 am. The Grafting Workshop with Hands-On Experience @ 10 am. For a fee of $10 participants can graft 3 Apple Trees

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