Saturday, July 24
Fireworks Night! at Hooker Field, 450 Commonwealth Blvd E, Martinsville, at 4 p.m.
Bug Day 2021!, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Starling Ave, Martinsville. Pre-registration required.
Sunday, July 25
Maps that Shaped US History, 3 p.m. in the Heritage Center & Museum, 1 East Main Street, Martinsville. Local mapmaker, Zach Fleming, will share 8 to 10 historical maps such as John Smith’s Jamestown Map, Lewis & Clark’s Maps, John MItchell’s British and French Dominions map to include unique features of the maps, and how they influenced colonization and development of this country.
Tuesday, July 27
PHCC presents a free virtual workshop, “Back to School Pointers,” from 7 to 8 p.m., with representatives from local school divisions. Pre-registration is required by emailing ph.augusoft.net or calling (276) 656-0260.
Tuesday, August 17
Barn Quilt Class continues at the Spencer Penn Centre with instructor Lauren Byron at 1 p.m. All supplies are provided. Registration deadline is Monday, Aug. 9. Pricing is based on size: 12”x 36” exterior $75; 24”x 24” exterior $65; 36”x 36” exterior $85. Call (276) 957-5757 for more details and to register.
Saturday, August 28
W.E.A.R. Book Club meeting with Nancy Naigle, author of “The Shell Collector,” 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Spencer Penn Center, 475 Spencer Penn Road, Spencer. Light refreshments will be served.
MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness 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.