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Attention: The Elkin Public Library Fall Schedule is as follows: Aug. 24, Love My Library, Aug. 31, All About Me!, Sept. 7, Going to the Zoo, Sept. 14, Tool Box, Sept. 21, Lots of Cars!, Sept. 28, Apples galore. Oct. 5 At the Fire Station, Oct. 12, Scarecrows, Oct. 19, Perfect Pumpkins, Oct. 26, Itsy bitsy Spiders. For more information Call 336-835-5586.


Attention: Spicer’s Fish Lake is Under New Management at Spicer Road in Austin-Little Mtn. Community. Operation Hours: Wed. 5 to 11 p.m., Fri. 6:30 p.m to 2 a.m., Sat. 6 p.m. To 2 a.m. Sun. 2 p.m. To 8 p.m. Call 336-927-1881.


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.


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: Art For Homes 2012. Local artist are invited to participate in creating art from items donated to the Habitat Home Shoppe. A Habitat for Humanity ReStore. The skies the limit on what media or methods can be used: paint a chair, deconstruct a toaster, tile a table, or let you imagination run wild. Items may be selected from the Habitat ReStore with a value not to exceed $50. Restore staff will assist and must approve items.(If you decide not to participate you may purchase the item or return it to the store. All Art is due in to the ReStore by September 1st 2012. All submissions should include a before picture and the artist’s name. Art will be on display and available for sale at our annual ART for HOMES celebration at the Foothills Art Council on September 8th. So come and enjoy great music, food, and ART. 526-4663 or email .restore@UYVhabitat.org.restore@UYVhabitat.org………………………….


Attention: Tuesday’s 9-11 a.m. Beginning August 7, The Elkin Public Library will host “Computer Tutoring”, one-one-one help for those with no computer experience or those needing busic Internet searching skills. Free and sponsored by the Winston-Salem Urban League. On going. 336-835-5586.


August 11


• 10:00 a.m. Stone Mtn. State Park will have a stream Ecology program. Meet at Horseback parking area to learn about Macro Organisms that live in the streams of Stone Mountain. 336-957-8185.


• 11:00 a.m. Stone Mtn. State Park will have a mammals of Stone Mountain program. Meet at the B Loop Washhouse. 336-957-8185.


• 4:00 p.m. Stone Mtn. State Park will have a “Stream Safari” program. Meet at Campsite #55. Join a park ranger and explore the stream in the campground and discover what lives in the water. 957-8185.


August 12


• 10:00 a.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have a “Geology” program. Meet at Hutchinson Homestead. A ranger will help you learn how Stone Mountain was formed. 957-8185.


• 2:00 p.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have a “Birds & Worms” program. A park ranger will conduct this special Children’s Project of wild Birds and Worms activity. Meet at the Upper Lot Display Case. Dress appropriately for the weather outdoors. 957-8185.


• 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Woltz Hospice Home Brick & Block will hold a Dedication Ceremony. At the woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.


August 13


• 6:15 p.m. Elkin Public Library film noir series showing “The Asphalt Jungle” directed by John Huston with Sterling Hayden and Louis Calhern. Free and open to the public. Call 336-835-5586.


August 12 – 28


Now Enrolling for Upward Flag Football & Cheerleading. Boys & Girls grades 1-6. Elkin Valley Baptist Church 118 N. Elkin Dr. Elkin. (across from old K-Mart). For details or forms call the church at 835-3808 from 9a.m.-3p.m. Cost is $35. Evaluations are August 25, 27, 28 at the old Elkin Middle School Field on N. Elkin Dr. (See signs from the Church).


August 15


• 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.


August 17 – 18


Noon – 5:00 First Annual Yadkin Summer Whites. Enjoy Yadkin’s White Wines paired with an accompanying food item. The Yadkin County Wineries are participating. Tickets must be purchased in advance for $20 per person and will include a souvenir wine glass, a 2 oz. pour of each wineries “Summer White”, along with a small serving of a paired food Call 1-877-4yadkin (1-877-492-3546 or visit the Yadkin County Visitors Center located in the Yadkin Chamber office at 205 S. Jackson St. in Yadkinville.


August 18


• 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. Community Breakfast begins for the 8th Annual Tractor Cruise /Show at Windsors’ Crossroads Community Building, 5101 Windsor Rd. Hamptonville. 468-4450 or 468-2947. This event is sponsored by the Windsors’ Crossroads Ruritan Club.


• 7:00 – until Yard Sale begins for 8th annual Tractor Cruise/ Show at Windsors’ Crossroads Community Building at 5101 Windsor Rd. Hamptonville. ($10 space, rain or shine-shelter available). 468-4450 or 468-2947.


• 8:00 a.m. Tractor Show begins for 8th annual Tractor Cruise/ Show at Windsors’ Crossroads Community Building at 5101 Windsor Rd. Hamptonville. 468-4450 or 468-2947.


• 10:00 a.m. Cruise begins for the 8th annual Tractor Cruise/show at Windsors’ Crossroads Community Building at 5101 Windsor Rd. Hamptonville. Take a scenic cruise on your tractor . You will travel past some of our local vineyards & through our Amish community. Don’t have to cruise just display your tractor. Breakfast is by donations. No ATV;s Please. Spaces available for yard sales. Shelter will be available for yard sale rain or shine. ($10 per entry). 468-4450 or 468-2947.


• 10:00 a.m. - Registration begins for the Phillip Mappa Memorial Ride will be held at Lone Star Steak House in Mount Airy. Kickstands up at 11:15. Single $10, Doubles $15 & Cars $15. There will be 50/50 tickets, door prizes and food. Proceeds to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice. Contact Judy Mappa 336-710-8675 or email judithmappa@ymail.com. Rain date August 25.


• 10:00 a.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have a “Predators of Stone Mountain” program. Meet at A Loop Washhouse to learn about predators and their prey. 957-8185.


Dark: Stone Mountain State Park will have an “Astronomy Program”. Meet at Field Behind Site 33 to join members of the Forsyth Astronomy Club for a look at the night sky. Begins at dark in the family campground. 957-8185.


August 19


• 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. First Annual Yadkin Summer Whites celebration continues. 1-877-492-3546.


August 20


• 6:15 p.m. Elkin Public Library film noir series showing “The Lost Weekend” directed by Billy Wilder with Ray Milland and Jane Wyman. Free and open to the public. 336-835-5586.


August 22


• 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.


August 23


• 10:15 a.m-Book Babies with Miss Wendy will be at the Elkin Public Library. Featuring stories & songs for you and your baby. The program last for 20-25 minutes. Age 0-24 months and their caregiver.


Children’s Story Hours: The Elkin Public Library


• 10:15 a.m. 2 and 3 year olds


• 11;15 a.m. 4 and 5 year olds


• 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Mountain Valley Hospice, Yadkinville Division will hold its annual Port-A-Pit Chicken Sale at the Yadkinville United Methodist Church in Yadkinville. Tickets are $8 each and you can get yours by calling Sharon Ratcliff at 336-379-2766. Plates will include ½ chicken, slaw, beans, and dessert. Pick up only, some delivery available. Proceeds to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice to provide services to those that do not have insurance.


August 25


• 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine) Goshen Fire Department, 6830 W. NC-268, Wilkesboro, N.C. Will hold a United Hospice Yard Sale. $5 bag sale begins at 9:00 a.m. Homemade baked goods available. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Donations welcome between now and day before sale. Please drop off all donations between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to United Hospice of Wilkes, 902 West D Street, Suite B, North Wilkesboro, N.C. Items not sold will be donated to Ebenezer’s Attic. 336-667-0568. All proceeds benefit Camp Cocoon, a bereavement camp for children who have lost a loved one.


• 1:00 p.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have a “Middle & Lower Falls Hike” Meet at Lower Lot Display Case for a hike to the Middle & Lower Falls. Flora, fauna and park history will be discussed along the way. Wear shoes for hiking. 957-8185.


• 2:00 p.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have an “Animals of Stone Mountain” program. Meet at A Loop Washhouse to meet a ranger and learn more about the animals that call Stone Mountain home. 957-8185.


• 7:30 p.m. Stone Mountain State Park will have a “Rattlesnake”program. Meet at B Loop Washhouse and learn about this interesting reptile. 957-8185.


• 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. The Joseph Roy Kirkman foundation will present the 6th annual Joe Fest at Fisher River Park in Dobson. Music by Joe’s Jammin’ Band, One String Over, Men in Black, None of the Above, and more. There will be 50/50 cash drawings, food, silent auction, children’s games, fantastic Fireworks and more. Tax deductible Donations Welcome, Admission Free. The fundraiser is a non-profit organization established to help fund teacher scholarships. You may email www.teachfundfest.org. Or call 336-707-6011 for more information.


August 27


• 6:15 p.m. Elkin Public Library film noir series showing “Sunset Boulevard” directed by Billy Wilder with William Holden and Gloria Swanson. Free and open to the public. 336-835-5586.


August 29


• 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.


August 31 – Sept 2


The second annual Foothills Native American Powwow will be held at the Thurmond Community Center at 1679 US HWY 21 North, Thurmond. Price for admission is $7 adults, $2 Children.


Sept 22


Pumpkin Festival in down town Elkin.


Foothills Quilters will hold it’s annual quilt show at Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church, during the Pumpkin Festival. Anyone from the area is invited to submit their quilt for the viewing. Antique and family heirlooms are encouraged or any handmade quilt regardless of membership in the Foothills Quilters. 244-7819.


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One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. Information should include date, time, place, brief description and contact information, if necessary. Calendars are published as space permits and do not run in every issue of the paper. If your submission is not showing, it is due to the chronological order of the events. Events to be included are at our discretion, and information is subject to editing. Send events to elklifestyles@heartlandpublications.com.


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