Community Calendar

Saturday, January 18

BRRL (Martinsville Branch): Will Simba, with the help of his friends Nala, Timon, and Pumbaa, defeat the evil Scar and reclaim his rightful place at Pride Rock? Find out on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Family Friendly Movie at the Martinsville Library. Watch as this Disney masterpiece comes to life with the voices of Beyonce, James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, and many more. Show starts at 11 am. Free popcorn provided! Contact: (276) 403-5430; Address: 310 East Church Street Martinsville, VA 24112


Sunday, January 19

Hamlet Vineyards: Sweeten your Sunday afternoons with a trip to Hamlet Vineyards in Bassett. Every Sunday from 1-5 p.m. you can enjoy a wine tasting featuring Pinot Gris, Viognier, Petit Verdot, Old Virginia Red and others. Also offering local, freshly baked breads with gourmet spreads or lunch to complete your tasting. Contact: (276) 629-2121; Address: 405 Riverside Drive Bassett, VA 24055

Henry County Bike Club: The Henry County Bike Club will ride at the Mountain Laurel Trails in Ridgeway every Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Occasionally the Mountain Bike Ride may be held at Cedar Ridge Trails. In those instances, the Henry County Bike Club will post an update on the website as well as the Facebook page. Contact: (276) 618-0343 or (276) 340-9144; Address: 361 Mountain Laurel Trail Ridgeway, VA 24148


Tuesday, January 21

Hardee’s (Stanleytown): “The Hardee Bunch” invites everyone out on Tuesday mornings at 8-10 a.m. to enjoy Old Style Country & Gospel Music. Contact: (276) 629-1122; Address: 933 Fairystone Park Hwy Stanleytown, VA 24168

BRRL (Martinsville Branch): Tai Chi from 11:15 a.m until noon. All are welcome. Also in partnership with Carilion Clinic, we will be holding a “Surviving the Winter” workshop at 10 a.m. For more information or to sign up, call the Martinsville Library. Contact: (276) 403-5430; Address: 310 East Church Street Martinsville, VA 24112;


Wednesday, January 22

Henry County Bike Club: Join the Henry County Bike Club for a weekly, evening ride along the many gorgeous trails of the Smith River Trail System. Mountain bikes are recommended but road bikes can be used as well. The Wednesday evening ride offers bikers the opportunity to ride either road, trail or both. Ride times will range from 30 minutes to an hour and locations will vary. Contact: (276) 618-0343; Address: 3521 River Road Fieldale, VA 24089

BRRL (Martinsville Branch): Line dancing class at 10 a.m. Event is free and open to the public. Contact: (276) 403-5430; Address: 310 East Church Street Martinsville, VA 24112


Thursday, January 23

Thursday Trail Trekkers: This group, co-sponsored by Henry County Parks & Recreation and the Dan River Basin Association, will meet on Thursdays to explore a different trail every week.  Weather permitting, we will meet at designated locations throughout the county, and sometimes in nearby parts of neighboring counties for hikes. All the trails selected will be moderate in length and difficulty and senior-friendly, but there is no minimum age requirement. Seniors interested in this program must pre-register with Henry County Parks & Recreation Senior Services at 276-634-4644. Contact: (276) 634-4601; Address: 3300 Kings Mountain Rd Martinsville, VA 24078


Friday, January 24

Henry County Bike Club: Ride ‘N Dine every Friday afternoon with members of the Henry County Bike Club. Each week fellow cyclists meet at the Liberty Street access point of the Dick & Willie Trail to put in some miles and to refuel with a delicious lunch at a local eatery. A different lunch locality is chosen each week so that your Friday afternoon is always unique and interesting. Rides are year-round but are canceled if it’s raining or if the temperature is below 50 degrees. Contact: 276-358-1312; Address: 699 Liberty Street Martinsville, VA 24112

HJDB: Bluegrass and Gospel music by The Kitchen Pickers from 10 a.m. to noon in the HJDB Event Center Cafeteria. Breakfast $5 from 8:30-11 a.m., Lunch $6 from 12-1 p.m.  Admission: $2 donation, free for members; contact: (276) 358-0489

BRRL (Martinsville Branch): Line dancing class at 10 a.m. Event is free and open to the public. Contact: (276) 403-5430; Address: 310 East Church Street Martinsville, VA 24112

Ferrum College: “Ruandi: A Slave Child’s Quest for Freedom,” a play by Cuban playwright Gerardo Fulleda, will take place on Friday, Jan. 24, from 7–9 p.m. in Schoolfield Hall’s Sale Theatre on the Ferrum College campus, 305 State Route 602, Ferrum. The performance is free to attend and open to the public. Reserve tickets here:


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