COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Feb 22nd 2019

 

Blood Drives:

  • Feb 23rd @ the Ashe County Library from 10 am - 2:30 pm. Walk-Ins welcome, may make an appointment by calling.......................................................................846-2041

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VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will be at these locations: This service is FREE to low & moderate income:

  • NOW until early April: @ the Ashe County Library on Monday’s Tuesday’s & Saturday’s, by appointment only! To make an appointment call..........................................977-5829
  • NOW until early April: @ Ashe Services for Aging on Tuesday’s & Thursday’s, by appointment only! To make an appointment call.............................................246-4347

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ALL Former Band Students of Scott Turnmyre, is invited to help form a band to pay tribute & honor, to Mr. Turnmyre. The group will meet with ACHS Band Director, Paula Carlton @ Family Central’s old cafeteria @ 11:30 am on Saturday, Feb 23rd to practice prior to the Celebration of Life service. Please dress in Black, White & Purple. RSVP to Paula by Thurs, Feb 21st by calling.............................................................................................................846-2400

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“PROMise Formals Boutique” (a non-profit), is now taking donations of Formal Dresses to give to Ashe County girls in need of a Prom Dress or other Formal School event in the county. For more information call Autumn @........................................................................336-620-1440

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The Friends Corner in the library has coffee table-sized books and self-help books, priced @    50 cents each. Sale runs through Saturday, March 2nd or while supplies last. Support your library through purchases in the Friends Corner!

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New River State Park is hiring, Park Attendants, Park Technicians & Office Assistants. Contact the Park Office for information...................................................................................982-2587

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Feb 17 – 22-2019

Revival Services will be @ Helton Valley Baptist Church this week @ 7 pm with special singing nightly. Everyone Welcome. For info call.............................................................276-388-3316

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Do you know anyone who has made a difference in the community by volunteering? Nominate them for The 34th Annual Ashe County Volunteer Awards. Forms may be download from the Ashe Services Website or may pick up forms @ Ashe Services for Aging. Completed forms must be returned by today, Feb 22nd For info call Ashe Services @......................................246-4347

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The Ashe County Heart Association will hold a “Heart Breakfast” on Saturday Feb 23rd from 7:30 – 10:30 am @ Winners Circle Restaurant. Meal is $8 for Adults, $5 Children ages 4-12, Age 3 & under is FREE. For more info go to asheheart.org

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Bethel Baptist Church on Lower Nettle Knob Rd in WJ will be have a singing featuring Wendy & Phil Arnold & Family on Saturday Feb 23rd @ 6 pm at the church. Everyone is welcome

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Ashe County Republican Party will meet on Monday Feb 25th @ 6 pm @ Sweet & Savory. Call Republican Headquarters for more details @..............................................................846-1657

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WCC will host the high school “Skills-USA Northwest Region Rally & Career Showcase” on     Feb 25th @ the Walker Center @ 9 am. Awards Ceremony will take place at 1:30 pm. This event is Free & open to the public

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MARCH

 

New River State Park will have a “Live Staking Workshop” learning to stabilize your stream banks, on March 2nd from 10 – 2 @ the Parks’ 221 Access Classroom. Lunch will be provided. Bring footwear that can get wet & a water bottle. RSVP required. Call..................828-406-6690

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The Riverview Community Luncheon will resume on March 7th @ 12 noon, on a “Weather Schedule” If Ashe County Schools are Closed or on a 2-hour delay, there will be No Luncheon. Meals are by donation

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New River FD will have Rook Tournaments on the 1st and 3rd Saturday in March @ 7 pm each night. Food will be available @ 6 pm.

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The WCC, 27th Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception will be held on March 7th @ the Walker Center on the Campus, @ 5:30 pm. A buffet dinner will be served with Special Entertainment. Everyone who volunteered for WCC in 2018, is invited to this event

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Join a Park Ranger of the New River State Park on March 9th @ 2 pm @ the 221 Access Visitor Center to learn about Black Bears & their behaviors. They can be found throughout a large portion of NC. This program will separate the facts and myths about black bears........982-2587

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Ashe County Parks & Recreation is taking registrations now through March 11th for youth baseball and softball.  Draft will be held on March 23rd. For more info call...................982-6185

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The "Restoration Marriage Conference" event will be held at Timber Rivers in Ashe County on March 15th & 16th led by Neal and Sue Hatfield. Food will be provided both days. This event is FREE. May register at: www.restorationchurchashecounty.org. For further info..........877-0444

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Join a Park Ranger of New River State Park on March 16th @ 2 pm @ Wagoner Access for a discussion on how to identify animals by their tracks and signs they leave behind. Afterwards   there will be a short, 1-mile walk along the river looking for these signs. For more info call the Park Office @.............................................................................................................982-2587

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The Primitive Quartet will be at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Mtn City, Tenn on Saturday, March 23rd @ 6 pm. Everyone is welcome

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Meet a Park Ranger of New River State Park on March 23rd @ 2 pm @ the 221 Access Visitor Center to learn about the common snakes of the High Country & the difference between venomous & non-venomous snakes

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Meet a Park Ranger of New River State Park on March 29th & 30th @ 7 pm @ 221 Access Visitor Center & witness the courtship flight of the American Woodcock, its life history & facts about this bird that is rarely seen. Be prepared to spend


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