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Attention: The Elkin Public Library Will have Summer Reading Programs for Teens and Adults. For more information call the library at 336-835-5586.


Attention: Every 4th Saturday, from June to August, there will be a Cruise-in at Down Town Elkin. www.reevestheatre.org


Attention: The Yadkin Valley Senior Center & Jonesville Nutrition site, serves lunch everyday Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m. Many activities are planned daily, bingo, coupon swap, quilting, sewing, mental health games, prayer shawls, blood pressure check, scrap booking, crossword puzzles, Zumba, Tai Chi, ENP Shopping, Fire Safety, Etc. You may call 336-526-1087 for more information.


•9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. First Baptist Church Elkin Playschool Summer Camp has open enrollment for the June & July Sessions. The theme this year is Big Jungle Adventure, A Faith Journey with Jesus. Registration forms are available at the church or you can call 835-1998 or email the church at fbcelkin@gmail.com.


Attention: Effective immediately! Monthly distributions of USDA Commodity Foods will no longer be distributed at the Moose Lodge in Yadkinville. They will now be distributed on an on-going basis through “partner agencies” of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. Families needing food assistance will need to contact one of the following agencies: Divino Redentor Catholic Church, 209 Lon Ave. Boonville, 336-367-7067, Tri-County Christian Ministries, 440 W. Main St, Jonesville, 336-526-1089, Yadkin Christian Ministries, 121 W. Elm St. Yadkinville, 336-677-3080, Yadkin Christian Ministries, East Bend, 336-699-4544.


Attention: Poetry Contest Open to Elkin-Area Poets. A $1,000 Grand Prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a free contest sponsored by the Celestial Arts Society. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Dr. James Cameron. Entries must be received by July 31 and may be submitted by mail to: Free Poetry Contest, PO Box 761 Medford, Oregon 97501. Or enter online at www.freecontest.com. Entries should include Name and Address on the same page as the poem. A winners’ list will be sent to all entrants. Call Toll Free 1-888-228-3820.


Attention: Mtn. Park Methodist Church “willing workers” will be giving away a king size quilt on the 4th of July celebration. $1.00 donation will go to the church “willing workers”. Can be seen at habitat in Elkin. Call 874-4618.


Attention: The American Red Cross Is issuing Emergency Call for Blood Donors Now. The American Red Cross Blood Supply has reached emergency levels. This leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand. Yadkin Rescue Squad & Yadkin County Chamber Blood Drive will be held at The Yadkin Rescue Squad Building on Wednesday July 5th. From 2:30 to 7:00 p.m. Please contact the Chamber Office to make your appointment. 336-679-2200.


July 6


• 10:15 am – 2 to 3 year old Pre-School Story Hours at the Elkin Public Library will last 30 to 45 mins. Whoo’s Awake? is the title. 4 to 5 year olds at 11:15 a.m.


July 7


• 9:00 a.m. Weigh-in starts for the Ashe County Livestock Show. Show starts at 10:00 a.m. The show will be at AG Expo site off Hwy 163 in West Jefferson. Show is open to all youth. Exhibitors under 18 as of January 1, 1012 are eligible to participate. All entry forms must be mailed, faxed or brought by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center, 134 Government Circle, Suite 202, Jefferson N.C. Fax 336-846-5882. Call 336-846-5850.


• 4:00 p.m. Union Baptist Church (in Hamptonville) will have a Kick off at Christian Activity Center for VBS with a parade, food and inflatables.


• 10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Yadkinville Church of Christ, 617 West Main St across from Hoot’s Hospital will host a Free Kid’s Carnival. Come for bounce zone, games


mes and prizes, cotton candy, and more! Call 679-8924.


July 8–11


• 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Yadkinville Church of Christ will host Come and SEA God. Bible story skits, crafts, and lots of fun!. Call 679-8924.


July 8–12


• 7:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. Union Baptist Church (in Hamptonville) will have VBS “Amazing Wonders Aviation” will be the theme. Supper at CAC at 6:00 p.m.


July 8–15


Swaims Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School. Registration Fellowship will be 4 p.m. To 6 p.m. On July 8th. Classes will begin at 6:00 p.m. July 9th – 13. Commencement will be July 15th at 6:00 p.m. The church and Rev. Jerry Shelton invites everyone to attend.


July 9


• 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Graceful Steps Dance Academy at 142 Edwards Lynwood Dr. Elkin will be having a Summer Dance Camp, “Princess Prep School”. The curriculum, will be “Princess With a Purpose”, for girls ages 3-12. Girls will learn how much God loves them through a Princess Story and Bible Presentation, Crafts, Snacks, Royal Manners and of course through Dance. At the end of the week, the parents will be invited to come to the Royal Tea Party, Crowning Ceremony and a Live Dance Performance. Girls do not have to be a student at Graceful Steps. For more information call 336-466-1842. or email admin@gracefulstepsdanceacademy.com.


July 9-20


• 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, The Yadkinville Summer Theater, is coming to YCAC. The two week program is for young actors 8 to 14 years old. Sign up your child NOW for an amazing opportunity with professional storyteller, director, choreographer, Vickie Town. Spaces will fill up fast. Students will learn what it takes to create a play from start to finish! They’ll discover the secrets of stage make-up, costume design and scene building. Maximum number is 25. Fee for the 2 week period is $100(some partial scholarships are available) A non-refundable deposit of $50 holds your space. Deposit due by June 1st. Make checks payable to Yadkin Arts Council. Call, Susan Lyons at YAC 336-679-2941 or Vicky Town 276-398-466.


July 11


• 7:45 a.m. - The Yadkin Valley Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. at the Fairfield Inn. For more information about the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club, visit www.yadkinvalleyrotary.org.


July 12


• 11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Live Your Dreams with Fli-rite Learning will be presented at The Elkin Public Library. Based on his latest book, “Tricky D. Bun,” Wendal Wandell shows children how to see each other through loving eyes and to not judge a book by its cover.


July 13


• 10:15 am – 2 to 3 year old Pre-School Story Hours at the Elkin Public Library will last 30 to 45 mins. Camp Out is the title. 4 to 5 year olds at 11:15 a.m.


July 14


• 8:15 am Brandon Hills Vineyard will hold its third annual raptor ride. Starting and finishing at the vineyard. Proceeds will benefit Carolina Raptor Center. The ride is limited to 250 riders. Registration begins at 7:00 am. And ride begins at 8:15 am. After you finish your ride enjoy Brandon Hills wines, Angus burgers and live music on the deck. 463-9463.


• 10:00 am – 2:30 p.m. Windsor’s Crossroads Ruritan Club will sponsor an Ice Cream social at the Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building, at 5101 windsor Rd. Hamptonville. Bring your own lawn chairs & visit with your neighbors. Ice Cream is free, donations accepted. 468-6884.


• 10:00 am – 2:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church & Subway in Hamptonville will both have blood drives.


• 9:00-11:00 am Sanders Ridge Vineyard will hold a Nature Walk with Ron Morris. The hike will be through the field trails at Sanders Ridge.677-1700.


• 3:00 New Birth Worship Center will hold Appreciation Serviecs for its Pastor, Dr James L.E. Hunt and Mrs Elvita A. Hunt. Pastor Reggie Hunt and The Cornerstone Summit Church family will render the service at the church. 699-3583. Located at 1033 New Birth Dr. (off Hwy 67).


6:00 p.m. Rag Apple Lassie Vineyard will have live music and wine tasting. 367-6000.


July 15


• 10:00 a.m. New Birth Worship Center will hold Appreciation Serviecs for its Pastor, Dr James L.E. Hunt and Mrs Elvita A. Hunt. Dr. Charlene Hemphill will be the guest speaker. Located at 1033 New Birth Dr. (off Hwy 67).


• 2:00 a.m.-4:30 Historic Richmond Hill (Restored home of Judge Richmond Pearson) will open for tours. One of the Civil War Trail Markers is located at 4641 Law School Road in East Bend.


July 16


•1:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.- William J. Jones Post 7794 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Elkin will sponsor a Blood Drive at the Elkin Rescue Squad Building. At 946 North Bridge Street. All types of blood are urgently needed. Call Sam Bishop 366-9751 or email at samdbishop@yahoo.com


July 18


• 7:45 a.m. - The Yadkin Valley Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. at the Fairfield Inn. For more information about the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club, visit www.yadkinvalleyrotary.org.


July 19


• 11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow will be presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre at The Elkin Public Library. The Washington Irving classic comes to life like never before.


July 20


• 10:15 am – 2 to 3 year old Pre-School Story Hours at the Elkin Public Library will last 30 to 45 mins. By the Light of the Moon is the title. 4 to 5 year olds at 11:15 a.m.


1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Yadkinville United Methodist Church will have a blood drive sponsored by Yadkinville Rotary Club. 679-2242.


July 21


• 9:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Bike Rodeo will be held at the old park on N. Front St. below the Fire Dept. Hosted by the Elkin recreation and Parks along with the Elkin Police Dept. So, bring your bikes & Helmets and join in the fun while learning rules for bike safety. Inflatable bouncers for the younger kids will be available. Popcorn, drinks, and hotdogs available for purchase from the Fire Dept. A FREE new bicycle will be given away to one lucky boy and one lucky girl. 835-9814 or 835-9822.


July 25


• 7:45 a.m. - The Yadkin Valley Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. at the Fairfield Inn. For more information about the Yadkin Valley Rotary Club, visit .www.yadkinvalleyrotary.org


July 26


• 11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Dream Big with Mr. Tim Sonefelt & Larry the Duck. Take a dream visit to a chocolate factory and become a pirate! Join us for fun with magic, comedy, and music.


July 27


• 10:15 am – 2 to 3 year old Pre-School Story Hours at the Elkin Public Library will last 30 to 45 mins. Pajama Party is the title. 4 to 5 year olds at 11:15 a.m.


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