(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, May 8
City of Martinsville School Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:15 p.m. in the MCPS Central Offices, 746 Indian Trail, Martinsville.
Wednesday, May 10
Henry County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. in Conference Room 205, Henry County Administration Building, Kings Mountain Road, Collinsville. Public hearings will be held at 6 p.m. in the Summerlin Meeting Room.
Thursday, May 11
Henry County School Board holds its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Summerlin Room, 1st Floor of the Henry County Administration Building in Collinsville.
Friday, May 5
Look & Learn Makeup Master Class with Angel Moyer, professional makeup artist and owner of Angel Face Beauty Company, Collinsville Library, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call (276) 647-1112.
Friday-Saturday, May 5-6
TheatreWorks Community Players will present The Play That Goes Wrong at 7 p.m. in the Blackbox Theatre 44 Franklin St, Martinsville. Tickets are $15 online at www.twcp.net or at the door for each show. Contact email@example.com.
Saturday, May 6
Storytime at the Spencer Penn Centre, 10 a.m. The free program is fit for all ages. Registration is not needed.
Sunday, May 7
TheatreWorks Community Players will present The Play That Goes Wrong at 2 p.m. in the Blackbox Theatre 44 Franklin St, Martinsville. Tickets are $15 online at www.twcp.net or at the door for each show. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 8
The Friends of the Blue Ridge Regional Library will hold their monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m., in the Patrick County Branch, 116 West Blue Ridge St., Stuart. Interested in joining? Everyone is welcome!
Tuesday, May 9
STEAM Club Kid Fun Challenge at the Martinsville Main Branch of the Blue Ridge Regional Library. 4-5 p.m. To register for the free program for kids aged 5-12, call (276) 403-5430.
Wednesday, May 10
The General Joseph Martin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Monthly Meeting commences at 11 a.m. at Franck’s Place at King’s Grant. The host is Susan Yelin. The presenter is Gail Vogler. The program is Mothers of Mount Vernon. Lunch to follow meeting, must RSVP
Wednesday May 10 – Saturday, May 13
Join branches of the Blue Ridge Regional Library for Mother’s Day Flower Gift Box Crafts, with artificial flowers artistically positioned in a beautiful gift box. May 10, 2:30 p.m. at Collinsville; May 11, 3:30 p.m. Patrick County; May 12, 2:30 p.m., Bassett and May 13, 2:30 p.m. at Martinsville (main) Library.
Friday, May 12
Music Night at the Spencer Penn Centre, with the Slate Mountain Ramblers playing in Alumni Hall. The gate opens at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:15 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation. Concessions will be sold.
Sunday, May 13
Mother’s Day Tea, 1 p.m. at Imagination Lavender Farm, 3590 Green Hill Drive, Martinsville. Enjoy a traditional British tea with the special ladies in your life under our outdoor shelter for $30. To register call or text (276) 734-2828.
Monday, May 15
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) College Board Budget & Finance Committee will meet at 11:30 a.m. in Room 124 in the Frith Economic Development Center. While this is a public meeting, public comments will not be accepted.
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) College Board Academic & Student Affairs Committee will meet at 11:30 in room 215 in the Frith Economic Development Center. While this is a public meeting, public comments will not be accepted.
The Patrick & Henry Community College (P&HCC) College Board Executive Committee will meet at 11:45 in room 145 in the Frith Economic Development Center. While this is a public meeting, public comments will not be accepted.
Saturday May 20
Butterfly Painting Workshop with Award Winning Artist – Lisa Garrett, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Imagination Lavender Farm, 3590 Green Hill Drive, Martinsville, To register call or text (276) 734-2828. Limited Seating – $40 includes supplies and a light lunch.
Saturdays, April 29-November 18
Martinsville Uptown Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon, with the freshest fruits and veggies, homemade snacks, locally raised beef, and more. July 5-September 27, the market is open Wednesdays from 7 a.m. to noon.
Free ‘Shred Days’ set for April, hosted by ValleyStar Credit Union.
May 19, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, 1 to 6 p.m.
May 20, ValleyStar Collinsville branch, Collinsville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
June 3, ValleyStar Roanoke branch, Roanoke/Rocky Mount, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RSVP for reminders as the date(s) approaches, or for more information, visit ValleyStar Credit Union’s Facebook.
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.
Book Bingo on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Martinsville Branch of the Blue Ridge Regional Library, 11 a.m. to noon. Call (276) 403-5430 to register.
The Disability Rights and Resource Center (DRRC) will be represented at the Henry-Martinsville Health Department in Martinsville every third Wednesday afternoon to provide information to health department visitors about DRRC and its services.
MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness (MHCCHW) offers “no-touch” Medicaid/FAMIS application assistance for Virginia residents from birth to 64 years of age. No sign-up fees, no premiums, no deductibles. MHCCHW’s specially trained Medicaid/FAMIS Outreach Advocate can answer questions, and help you apply by phone Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In-person assistance is available on Wednesdays 10 am to 1:30 at Community Storehouse 128 E. Church St. (lower level of the old Leggett Building) Martinsville. Call or text Ann Walker at (276) 732-0509.
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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