COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Sept 25th 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

The SHELF-LIFE of Blood is ONLY 45 Days: Please Give the Gift of life

Blood Drives:

 

Those ages 16 may give blood but MUST go online @ redcrossblood.org & download the Parental Consent form that must be signed by parents

 

Alleghany County:

 

9-28-2020: @ Sparta Lions Club Pavilion from 11:30 - 2. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. For info call Gayle Cobb @........................................336-372-2577

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Riverveiw CC will host Pork BBQ (To Go Meals ONLY) on Sept 26th from 4-7 pm. Plates are $10 & include BBQ, Baked Beans, Slaw or Potato Salad, Roll, Dessert & Drink. Call in your order @ 385-9812 or drive up & follow signs. Proceeds will benefit the Riverview CC

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Ashe Pregnancy Care Center's annual “Walk For Life” will be Sat, Sept 26th @ 9:30 am beginning @ the backstreet stage in WJ. Registration starts @ 9:30 & the walk will begin @    10 am. Join them on FB Live for a “Virtual Walk” You may Donate or Pre-Register by email @ AshePCC@gmail.com or website @ AsheLife.org

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Appalachian Church on Ray Taylor Rd in WJ will hold a “Broken Before the Throne Prayer Gathering” Sunday Sept 27th @ 6 pm. All Churches in the High Country is encouraged to bring a prayer team to pray for Individuals, Churches & the Nation! Info call the church @  846-4673

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October

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The Salvation Army has now moved to their New Location in the old Family Dollar building in Jefferson. All Donations ARE Now accepted at the New Location with a Grand Opening on Oct 2nd @ 8:30 am If you need Social Service assistance, call......................................828-262-1005

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Creston UMC will resume Indoor Worship Services Oct 4th @ 11 am. Everyone’s temperature will be checked & hands sanitized before entering the Santuary. Masks & Social Distancing will be required. Services are also offered on YouTube

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A Flu Shot Clinic will be held in the Parking Lot of CVS in WJ on Oct 5th from 12- 2 pm. Most insurances are accepted. If you have Medicaid, the shot is Free. For info call...............246-2790

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Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care is hosting a 2-day Virtual Training via Zoom video conferencing for adults interested in becoming hospice volunteers on Oct 20th from 8:45 - 2:15 & Thursday, Oct 22nd from 9 - 2:15 . To reserve a spot, participants must complete an application at www.caldwellhospice.org/give-volunteer

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November

 

Schaefer Center for the Arts welcomes The Watkins Family, Sean and Sara Watkins (of Nickel Creek), Nov 8th @ 8 pm. This is a Free & Virtual Event. Visit the Schaefer Center for more info @ theschaefercenter.org or call the center @ (800) 841-2787

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Schaefer Center for the Arts presents a Virtual Discussion with “Dr. Jane Goodall”
Thursday, Nov 19th @ from 8 – 10 pm. This event is free, but pre-registration is required & you may do so @ theschaefercenter.org/event

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PSA’s

The St Jude Family Fun Day has been postponed for this year, however they are still accepting donations and you may do so by dropping the donation off at the Ashe County Sheriff's Office, Century 21 in WJ or @ Foggy Mountain Nursery in Helton. To donate “Cash” call Jennifer Price @....................................................................................................................1-336-467-3416

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Ashe Co Library offers Study Sessions for K-12, Early College & Homeschool Students M-F, @ 10-11:45 am & 1-2:45 pm. Students 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult for the entirety of their session. Call the Library to reserve your time @.................................846-2041

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Lansing Farmers Market will be held each Friday @ the Lansing Park from 1-5 pm. Enjoy

Local Produce, Fresh Eggs, Hand-Made Crafts, Candies & more! For info contact Laura McClure @.......................................................................................................................828-434-0816

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The Museum of Ashe County History has REOPENED with hours 10 – 4. All visitors will be required to wear a mask during their visit and maintain social distancing. Disposable masks will be available for visitors who do not have one

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The U. S. Small Business Administration, Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center has extended hours of operation to 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week, for businesses & residences affected by the earthquake on Aug 9th, in Alleghany County.  For Assistance call...................800-659-2955

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New Looms Ladies Bible Study is held each Thursday from 11:30 -12:30 @ Ashe Baptist Associational Office Conference Room. All ladies are welcome to attend

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The Visitor Center will host Local Artists for ‘Painting on the Porch” showcasing member artists on Friday’s & Saturday’s. If you are a member artist & like to participate, call the Chamber @...............................................................................................................846-9550

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To better serve you, SkyLine is asking you to complete the NC Broadband Survey & takes about 5 minutes to complete with an Optional Internet Speed Test. Visit ncbroadband.gov/survey from your service location. Those without internet may call           .............................................................................or text the word "internet' to 919-750-0553

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The Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project for 1000 Children WILL take place this year. For more info contact the Ashe Baptist Association office @.............................................846-5631

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Hope for the Mountains Prayer Team meets every Tuesday @ 8 am @ Midway Baptist Church in the Sanctuary. This meeting is Open to the Public

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Join the Senior Center Recipe Share Program, where you’ll email your favorite recipe to share & receive recipes from others. Email your recipe to glendaluther@asheaging.org

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Ashe County Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to help on Mondays or Saturdays @    8:30 am. Volunteers are also needed at the Job Site in Jefferson near Hickory Hills. If you can help, call Don Sloan @  828-406-1309 or Call  846-2525

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Ashe Services for Aging is in need of “Volunteers” for the Meals On Wheels Program. If you would like to volunteer for this program or ANY OTHER, call Terrie Hopkins @............246-4347

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Ashe Really Cares is Open & If you find yourself in need, call ARC @ 846-5631. If you’re Church is having Drive-In Services, consider sitting a box in the parking lot to drop a Can of food in for Ashe Really Cares

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Do you have trouble making your own meals? Call Ashe Services for Aging to see if you qualify for the Home Delivered Meals Program & if the Program is available in your area. For moreinformation call.................................................................................................246-4347

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Big Flatts Baptist Church announces that Masks & Gloves are Required for Inside Services with social distancing guidelines. Speakers will be used for those more comfortable with drive-in service. Sunday School @ 10 am & Worship @ 11am

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Zion Hill Church on Helton Creek Rd in Lansing Welcomes Everyone for their Worship Services each Friday @ 7 pm & Saturday @ 12 noon. For info call Pastor Cory Richardson @....620-8989

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If you’re 60 or Older & live in the Jefferson / WJ City Limits, the Senior Center can provide tickets for you to ride the Shuttle, Free of charge. For information on how to apply contact the Senior Center @.........................................................................................................246-4347

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The Hunger Hotline is available 24/7 for those in need of food. Delivery is available & for more info call......................................................................................................................846-5867

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The Riverview CC Thrift Store is Open each Wed-Sat from 10-2. All patrons must wear a mask & gloves. If you don’t have a mask & gloves, the CC will provide these for you. 2-5 people per room permitted while staying 6 ft apart. For info call..................................................385-1387

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Happy Trails Cowboy Church of Ashe will meet at the Blue Ridge Dinner Theater in Glendale Springs each Sunday @ 10 am for Services inside the building with Bible Study each Wednesday Night @ 6:30 pm. Social distancing will be followed. Everyone is welcome

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