Community Calendar


Tuesday October 15

Virginia Organizing:  is a non-partisan statewide grassroots organization dedicated to challenging injustice by empowering people in local communities to address issues that affect the quality of their lives. The group will have a meeting at 6 p.m. in the Frith Building (Exhibit Hall), at Patrick Henry Community College. New members welcome. For more information visit,

Martinsville Public Library: Tai Chi class every Tuesday, starts at 11:15 a.m. until 12 p.m., open to the public

Martinsville Public Library: “Crime Scene Investigation” talk in partnership with Martinsville Police Department, starts at 5:30 p.m., free event open to the public, limited space


Wednesday October 16

Martinsville Public Library: Line dancing class every Wednesday, starts at 10 a.m., free event open to the public

Variety Ride: Henry County Bike Club invites everyone to join them every Wednesday for a ride on the Smith River Trail System, lights are required to ride, contact for locations and times


Thursday October 17

Martinsville Public Library: Book Bingo, starts at 2:30 p.m., open to the public

Creative Corral: Every Thursday at the Mountain Valley Artisan Barn, start at 6 p.m., musicians and instruments welcome, different craft each week


Friday October 18

Martinsville Public Library: Line dancing class every Friday, starts at 10 a.m., free event open to the public

Ride ‘n’ Dine: Every Friday, Henry County Bike Club meets at Liberty Street access point to Dick and Willie Trail for a ride and refuel at a local eatery, check Facebook for times.

BASSETT JAMBOREE, HJDB Event Center: Jam Session from 6 to 7 p.m., the featured band ‘MOUNTAIN HIGHWAY’ will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. The Gospel Tones will also perform that morning at 10 a.m. Dancers welcome. Concessions Available. Admission $5 donation. Call 276-358-0489 for more information. 3289 Riverside Drive, Bassett,(old Bassett High School).


Saturday October 19

Martinsville Public Library: Family Friendly movie with popcorn provided, starts at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Forest Hills Presbyterian Church: (725 Beechnut Lane) McAllister Lecture Series with guest speaker Dr. Alan Snyder, starts at 9a.m. to 1:30 p.m., lunch will be provided.

Bassett Highway 57 Cruise-In:  4- 8 p.m.  Bassett Furniture Ind.  Parking Lot, downtown Bassett.

Hundreds of classic cars, Modified and late model race cars on display as well as some “old-time” champion drivers. Food Drive for Grace Network (cans only).


Monday, October 21

PHCC-OSHA 10 Training: a 10-hour program targeted to entry level workers and covers general industry safety and health hazards. A certification card is awarded upon successful completion. 5:45 to 9:30 p.m. October 21 – 29. $80 and a pre-registration is required. For more information and to register call, (276) 656-0260.


Friday, October 25    

Spencer – Penn Centre: Painting 6-9 p.m. for a fall themed canvas. All supplies will be provided. Pre-registration and payment required. $20 members, $25 non- members. Please call (276) 957-5757.


Saturday, October 26

Spencer- Penn Centre : Vera Bradley Bingo 5 p.m. with concessions available and games begin at 6 p.m.  Join us for fun and great prizes. Questions please call (276) 957-5757.





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