Friday, June 25
Movie in the Park will be held at Jack Dalton Park this summer. Music and games will start at 7:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 9 p.m. Admission is free and drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase. The movie on June 25 is The Karate Kid.
Monday, June 28
An Outdoor Cooking Camp will be held at the Jack Dalton Park Shelter beginning at 10 a.m. This camp will teach kids everything about cooking outdoors with Dutch ovens, over a campfire, and on a grill. Participants must be between the ages of 8-12. The camp is $20.
Join Bassett High School Cross Country coach, Kevin Underwood as he introduces kids to the physical and mental benefits of the lifelong sport of distance running. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Bassett High School. Admission is $20.
Tuesday, June 29
Piedmont Arts will be hosting the 19th Annual Clyde Hooker Awards at 5:30 p.m. at the museum. Joyce Staples and Prillaman Landscape Dimension, Inc., will be honored at the event. The museum will also recognize Arts in Education Award recipient Brian Stanley and the recipients of the Nicodemus Hufford and Harold Knowlton Work Memorial Art Scholarships. Guests are invited to enjoy a reception with light refreshments following the ceremony. RSVP required by Friday, June 25. Contact: (276) 632-3221.
Thursday, July 1
The Henry County School Board will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 9 a.m. in the Summerlin Meeting Room at the Henry County Administration Building.
Friday, July 9
A canoe day will be held at Beaver Creek Reservoir beginning at 10 a.m. Instruction will be provided for beginners. All canoe rentals will be free during the instructional period. For more information call Henry County Parks & Recreation at (276) 634-4640.
Saturday, July 10
The Brenda Riggins Memorial Blood Drive is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Stanleytown Elementary School. Appointments can be scheduled online through the Red Cross website.
MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness is celebrating Men’s Health Month and reminding men that one great step toward good health is regular health exams and routine preventive care. If you are putting these off due to lack of insurance, the coalition offers “no contact” application assistance for Virginia’s free or low-cost MEDICAID plans for Virginians under 65, who meet income requirements. For more information, call or text Ann Walker at (276) 732-0509.