Community Calendar

Tuesday, October 27

PHCC: Join Chef Bob for an expert hands-on cooking lesson on “Getting Adventurous” with steak. Each class has a different theme and Chef Bob will build a custom experience around each theme. Limited spots are available. Classes take place from 5-8 p.m. Cost: $30 per person (cooking for two); $50 per person (cooking for four); $15 for an additional person. Pre-registration is required. Call (276) 656-5461 or visit ph.augusoft.net.

Wednesday, October 28

GO Virginia Region 3: The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet at 1 p.m.  This virtual meeting is open to the public. Interested parties should use the following link to access the October 28, 2020 10:00 a.m. virtual Zoom meeting https://zoom.us/j/3390115898?pwd=Wnl1azNuMjNkQURib0hFK2hDamFrUT09.  The password is 920932.  Phone access is available by dialing 1-929 205 6099; the meeting ID is 339 011 5898; and the password is 920932.  A time for public comments will be included. Written public comments may be emailed before 8 a.m. on Oct. 28 to bryan.david@virginia.edu.

Thursday, October 29

Horsepasture Christian Church will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1-7 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org. 1146 Horsepasture Price Rd, Ridgeway.

Tuesday, November 3

PHCC: Join Chef Bob for an expert hands-on cooking lesson on adding extra nutrition to a meal. Each class has a different theme and Chef Bob will build a custom experience around each theme. Limited spots are available. Classes take place from 5-8 p.m. Cost: $30 per person (cooking for two); $50 per person (cooking for four); $15 for an additional person. Pre-registration is required. Call (276) 656-5461 or email ph.augusoft.net.

 

Wednesday, November 11

HJDB Center, join the MHC Veteran Service Organization for a combined Memorial Day/Veteran’s Day service. Guest speaker is Anthony Ybarra, 1SG. U.S. Army (Ret.) All are welcome. Masks and physical distancing encouraged. Event starts at 5 p.m. 3289 Riverside Dr, Bassett.

 

Saturday, November 14

The Disability Rights & Resource Center, a 501 (3)c, will hold its annual board meeting in the conference room of Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, starting at 9:30 a.m.

 

ONGOING

 Mayo River Corn Maze: Cut out in a 5-acre corn field. Join in for a day of games, food and fun down on the farm. Concessions and picnic tables available. Open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. through Nov. 1. General Admission $7 Call (276) 732-8862; Log Manor Road, Spencer.

 MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness offers no contact application assistance for Virginia’s free or low-cost Medicaid plans (Children’s Medicaid/FAMIS, pregnancy Medicaid and Adult Health Care (birth to 64-years-old). Applications completed by phone (no contact). Call or text Ann Walker (276) 732-0509 to see if you qualify.

PHCC: Learn how to use the Fab Lab laser cutter to cut, etch, and engrave designs in a variety of materials in this introductory class. Using graphics software like Adobe Illustrator, you can make jewelry, decorations, phone stands, customized gifts, even business cards! With this incredibly precise tool, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination! Covered topics include safety, operations, software, materials, and project design best practices. Upon completion of the class, students will be certified to schedule time on the laser cutter for their own projects, and will know how to use this versatile modern tool to cut and engrave intricate designs. The class is every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the IDEA Center from Sept. 15-Oct. 6. Tuition: $104

Danville Community College: The TRiO EOC (Educational Opportunity Centers) is a federally funded grant program to assist high school seniors and adults attending college. Free assistance ranges from selecting a career path and potential college to applying for financial aid and scholarships. Contact your local TRIO EOC today for your confidential appointment at (276) 694-8778 or eoc@danville.edu.

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