(Event information/calendar items must be received by 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before the desired publication date. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Monday, March 20
P&HCC Local Board meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the Hooker Exhibit Hall, Frith Economic Development Center.
Friday March 10
Music Night returns to Spencer Penn Centre. Long-time favorite Travis Frye and Blue Mountain will play in Alumni Hall. Gate opens at 5 p.m. with the band going on at 6:15 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation. Concessions will be sold.
Thursday, March 16
Riddick Dance, 6:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. A contemporary African American dance company featuring a broad repertory, expressive movement and a fusion of dance styles. Riddick will perform three pieces: Limerick of Our Souls, a dance-theater assortment including love stories, poems, and speeches; ONE, a mixed media piece dealing with love, loss, forgiveness, and conflict resolution through the enlightening, meditative music of Alice Coltrane; and The King Project, improvisational dance theater laced in visual projections based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches, “I Have a Dream” and “I’ve Been to the Mountain Top,” and his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the performance starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase from www.piedmontarts.org.
Sunday March 19
Create your own barn quilt at Spencer-Penn, from noon to 4 pm. All supplies are provided. Cost varies, depending on size. Class will be filled on a first paid first served basis. Once payment is received, design choice should be sent to the instructor, Lauren, at email@example.com. Questions may be e-mailed to Lauren at the above e-mail address or to Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, March 25
The Harvest Youth Board’s Books & Bunnies, which features an Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, interactive activities, food trucks and books, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Smith River Sports Complex Amphitheater, 1000 Irisburg Road, Axton.
Begin your journey of health and wellness by joining the Blue Ridge Regional Library’s new Walking Club. The club meets Wednesdays in March.
Henry County Parks & Recreation invites you out for a trek along the trail. Call the HCPR Senior Services office at (276) 634-4644 to find out where the week’s trek is happening! Trail Trekkers meet Thursday of each week (weather permitting) at 1 p.m. in the fall and winter and 9:15 a.m. in spring and summer.
The Blue Ridge Regional Library offers free one-day passes to the Virginia Museum of Natural History and the Henry County YMCA with your library card. The passes are good for one day and exclude special events. There is a wait period before you can check out the pass again. For more details and exclusions, visit brrl.lib.va.us.
The Fontaine Ruritan Club hosts Bingo every Tuesday at 1903 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville. Doors open at 5:30 and games begin at 7. Money from Bingo supports community service awards, scholarships, and other community efforts.
MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness (MHCCHW) offers Medicaid/FAMIS application assistance for those from birth to 64 years of age. No sign-up fees, no premiums, no deductibles. In-person application help is available on Wednesdays at Community Storehouse, 128 East Church Street LOWER LEVEL from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call or text Ann Walker at (276) 732-0509 for more information.
The Henry County Adult Learning Center offers free in-house and online classes to help prepare for college, career, or earn your high school equivalency or GED. Call (276) 647-9585.
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