Community Calendar

Saturday, November 2

Smith Memorial United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar:  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baked goods, crafts, yard sales and more. Breakfast available. Church is located on the corner of Daniels Creed Road and John Redd Blvd., Collinsville.


Tuesday, November 5

Mildred Lee Chapter – UDC: will meet at the Bassett Historical Center

at 2 p.m. A historical program about Civil War. Women with Confederate ancestors are encouraged to attend. For more information call, (276) 638-7087.


Saturday, November 9

Martinsville Elks Lodge: will be holding its annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, November 9. The event is at the Elks Lodge, 300 Fairy Street, Martinsville and begins at 6 p.m. All Veterans or active duty service members are welcome to attend. Special speaker is Lt. Colonel Al Kittredge, a Vietnam Veteran.


Tuesday, November 12

 Bassett Historical Center: Jerry Perdue will present a program about the Congressional Medal of Honor.This program is about some of the fascinating stories about the men and women who have been the Medal of Honor recipients.  This program is free and open to the public and will be held in the Susan L. Adkins Memorial Meeting Room at 10:30 a.m. at the Bassett Historical Center.


Saturday, November 16

Fairystone VDF Auxiliary: hamburger steak dinner, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cash raffle tickets will be available for $20, Raffle ends at 7 p.m. For more information visit,


Upward Basketball and Cheerleading: for girls and boys 5-years-old to 5th grade. Evaluation dates: Nov. 2, 4, 7, 9, 11. Season practice begins Jan. 4. Try-outs, practices and games held at Fort Trial Baptist Church, 170 Oak Level Rd., Stanleytown. Register online at, or call, (276) 629-2964.



Music Night: Friday, Nov. 8, Concessions at 5 p.m., $5 donation for admission. Open Mic at 5:30 p.m., Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer Big Country Buffet Breakfast: At the Spencer Ruritan Building, Saturday, Nov. 2,  6 – 10 a.m. Buffet includes: country ham, sausage, bacon, hog-jowl, eggs, gravy: red-eye and sausage, homemade biscuits, grits, apples, juice and coffee. Adults:  $7, children: $3. Suet Bird Feeder: Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 -11 a.m., instructor Vickie Wasoski. Each student will go home with a feeder, feed and a recipe to make more. For ages 8 and up, must pre-register class size is limited. Cost $10/members & $15/non-members. Movie in the Library: on Friday, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. Enjoy pizza, a drink and popcorn for $3. For more information, e-mail or call (276) 957-5757).

Open computer lab: Mondays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Computer Lab will be open to the public. High Speed Internet Access is available. Photography Club Meeting:  Nov. 7,  Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Digital photography for amateurs, $24 annual dues. Story Time & Play Date: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Carole-Anne Penn will lead story, songs, crafts and then play time with friends. Storytime and crafts are geared toward preschoolers, but all ages are welcome. Charles & Rose Hylton Library: Open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Sign up for a library card today. Book Club: Meets the third Thursday at 3 p.m. Call the Centre for the book selection. Chair Aerobics: Thursday mornings with instructor, Paula Battle. 11:30 a.m., Free, M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness. Aerobics: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Instructor:  Anita Hooker. This is a free class with the M/HC Coalition for Health & Wellness. Yoga: Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., $40 for 6 weeks, drop-in at $8 per class.  Yoga mats provided –bring a blanket or towel. Free childcare provided for attendees. Call (276) 957-5757 to register.


HJDB Events – November 4-15:
4 – Game on:  Games, Crafts, Fellowship. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Bible Study, 10 a.m. Pastor TBD; Bible Study, 11 a.m. Led by Karl Hoyer from Orchard Drive Baptist Church. 6 – Game on,  Games, Crafts, Fellowship. 8:30 a m  – 12:30 p m. Breakfast & Lunch available; 7 – Paint Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Paint with My Minds Eye Studios. $25; 8 – Friday Morning Jam Sessions, Jim Philpott, Tim Stegall & Friends. 10 a.m. to noon. Breakfast $5, lunch $6; 8 – Bingo, 6 to 9 p.m., 21 games for $20, additional cards available; Game on, Games, Crafts, Fellowship. 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Bible Study, 10 a.m. Pastor TBD; Bible Study, 11 a.m. Led by Karl Hoyer from Orchard Drive Baptist Church. 13 – Game on, Games, Crafts, Fellowship, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Breakfast, lunch available. 15 – Friday Morning Jam Sessions, 10 a.m. to noon. Breakfast $5, lunch $6; Bassett Music Jamboree- WOUNDTIGHT- 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets $5. Concessions available;  Paint Night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Paint with Genie’s Art, $25

For more information call, (276) 629-1369 or visit


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