Saturday, January 23
Join the Spencer Penn Centre for Paint and Barn Quilt classes. Genie will host a “winter love” painting class from 1-4 p.m. on Jan. 23 and again on February 27. Cost is $20/members and $25/nonmembers. Masks and social distancing are required for all in-person classes. Spots
are filling up fast. Register by calling (276) 957-5757.
Join Piedmont Arts for a Virtual Family Day from 11 a.m., until 1 p.m. Led by Education Coordinator Sarah Short, this online-only event will feature story time, drawing and an easy craft with items you can find around your house (paper, drawing utensils, scissors, toilet paper
rolls), and a performance of the musical, The Little Red Hen, by Virginia Repertory Theatre. Virtual Family Day is appropriate for pre-K to third grade. For more information, contact: (276) 632-3221.
Monday, January 25
The Martinsville City School Board will hold a public hearing on the FY22 School Budget at 6 p.m., in the City Municipal Building. A copy of the agenda can be found at https://go.boarddocs.com/va/ martinsville/Board.nsf/Public. The Patrick Henry Community College Board will meet via Zoom at noon. This is a public meeting, but the committee will not receive public comment. Information for joining the Zoom session will be posted on the PHCC
Tuesday, January 26
The Henry County Board of Supervisors will hold its regularly scheduled meeting in the Summerlin Meeting Room at the County Administration Building beginning at 3 p.m.
Friday, January 29
Piedmont Arts is hosting an impressionist paint night with Instructor Karen Despot as she leads students in painting an impressionistic vase filled with pink roses. All levels welcome. Create a 16 x 20-inch acrylic painting on canvas. Advance registration is required. Social distancing
and masks are required at all in-person classes. The class is $40/member and$45/nonmembers. For more information, call (276) 632-3221.
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.
Southern Area Agency on Aging: SAAA is offering a series of “Fearless Caregiver Guides” free to caregivers. Call the SAAA at (276) 632- 6442, 1-800-468-4571, or email email@example.com