Wednesday, July 7
An Introduction to Archery workshop will be held at the Jack Dalton Picnic Shelter from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The workshop will provide basic knowledge of archery including archery equipment, shooting, and safety. Class is limited to eight participants. Cost of admission is $10.
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.
‘Fido’s Finds will be holding a “blazing hot” Big Basement Summer Sale from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Saturday, July 10th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 119 East Main Street UpTown Martinsville. Thousands of items on sale including Christmas in July. All proceeds support the Martinsville- Henry County SPCA. For more information call 276-656-1101.
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.
Monday, July 12
Unlock your child’s brilliance at the world’s premier destination for STEM education. Guided by an elite 4-H tech STEM team, they will have fun and advance their skills fast with Scratch Coding and Java. This camp is for kids ages 8-12. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. until noon on July 12-15 at the Henry County Administration Building. The cost for the camp is $20.
Friday, July 16
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. Drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase. The movie on July 16 will be Trolls World Tour.
Saturday, July 17
The public is invited to participate in the Smith River Trout Unlimited (SRTU) Chapter introduction to fly fishing for adults and youth. This is a free entry-level flyfishing presentation for adults and youth interested in learning about or getting started in the sport. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until noon at the Waid Park picnic shelter number #1 at 701 Waid Park Road in Rocky Mount. Participants are asked to dress according to weather temperatures. Ice cold bottled water will be provided. Sign up early, the workshop is limited to 10 persons. Please contact Jeff Deering at email@example.com or Eric Tichay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Spencer-Penn Centre will be hosting a yoga class on Tuesdays at 4 p.m., throughout the month of June with instructor Sheila Hubbard. The class is $8 per session or $40 for a series of six classes. Students are asked to bring their own yoga mat and props if possible.
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 questions or to apply, call or text Ann Walker at (276) 732-0509.