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Thursdays at 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. Fridays is Story Hour for 2 and 3 year olds.


• 11:15 a.m. Fridays is Story Hour for 4 and 5 year olds.


Thursdays at 10:30, Boonville Community Public Library will have Preschool story time for ages 2-5 year olds. This will consist of stories, songs, and crafts. Call 367-7737.


6.00 p.m every third Tuesday of every month The American Business Women’s Association(ABWA)-Carolina Tri-Way Charter Chapter meets at Matty’s restaurant in Elkin on North Bridge Street. The ABWA brings together business women of diverse occupations and provides opportunities to grow personally & professionally through leadership, education, networking & national recognition. Call Laurette Leagon 336-366-9122.


January 1st – March 31st 2013, The American Red Cross will be having “Building a Better Blood Supply” promotion. Plan to donate and you will have a chance to win a $1,000 gift card from a home improvement store. The need for blood is constant. The Red Cross relies on Donor’s to fulfill needs for them. Call 336-416-4016.


ART for ARK Lynne Karinen Art will be displayed at Bliss, Becky’s Dog Grooming, Diana’s Book Store, Harry’s, Heaven’s Scent, Chill, Fiddle’s, Midtown Barber Shop and Slightly Askew for silent auction. 20% of proceeds will be donated to The Ark. There will be cards at each place for the bids. For more information call 827-0033.


The Habitat for Humanity Restore at 102 East Market St. Elkin, will now be open Tuesday’s through Saturday’s from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Sunday’s and Monday’s. Gladly, accepting new or gently used furniture, appliances, construction materials, and household goods. Donations pickup is available for larger items by calling the ReStore at 526-4663.visit www.UYVhabitat.org/home-shoppe to see what’s new at the store. Proceeds go to support the housing ministry of Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity.


Feb 6


• 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Ambassadors Club would like you to join them in a farewell Droop-in-receptions to bid farewell to Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Laurette Leagon. The event will be held at Heaven’s Scent bistro, 280 Standard St, Downtown Elkin. Hors-d’oeuvres and wine will be provided. Please RSVP to mmatthews@yadkinvalley.org.


Feb 8


• 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Grace Clinic will have a Soup Sale at the Elkin First United Methodist Church, 340 Hawthorne Rd. (church fellowship hall in back). $6.00 if served at the church. You get soup, crackers, cookie and beverage. $5.00 If you Pick up, no beverage. $8.00 if you want to buy a quart (advance orders recommended). Vegetable, Vegetable Beef, Chicken n’rice, Potato, Split Pea with Ham, Broccoli with Cheese, Corn Chowder, Taco soup and more will be available. For pick up or advance orders please email marian@tri-c-hrc.org. Provide the name of the pick-up person or group, phone number, pick-up time, how much of each soup you want.


There will be NO STORY HOUR at the Elkin Library.


Feb 9


• 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Sweetheart Breakfast at Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building, Windsor Road, Hamptonville. Money raised goes towards scholarships, helping our neighbors in need and upkeep on the Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building. Sponsored by the Windsor’s Crossroads Ruritan Club. Donations Accepted.


The Boy Scouts will be picking up the bags of food for the Tri County Christian Crisis Ministry and the Yadkin Christian Ministry, “Scouting for Food” Drive. For questions you may call 835-3607.


• 12:00 p.m.-until Benefit for Baby Ella at the Dobson Community Building 233 Cooper Street. Spaghetti, salad, roll, drink and dessert for $6.00 each. Dine in or Take out available. Enjoy Good Gospel Music with you meal. Call 336-401-2801 or 336-325-5841.


Feb 11


• 7:00 p.m. The Surry County Genealogical Assn. will meet in the Teaching Auditorium at Surry Community College in Dobson. The speaker will be Tom Perry, who will speak on his book “Beyond Mayberry”. This meeting is FREE and everyone is invited. Make Genealogy a Family Affair. Come and learn the History of the County and The Genealogy of the people. Surry Community College is a Tobacco free facility. Call1-336-755-9462 or email EOPDJ1@embarqmail.com.


Feb 13


• 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NC Cooperative Extension will have a class ”Loving Your Heart- It Matters” at the NC Cooperative Extension in Dobson. To reserve your spot, call 336-401-8025.


Feb 15-24


Employees of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital will have their annual Used Book Sale in the Main Lobby of the Hospital. Anyone wishing to donate books, video’s, CD’s or DVD’s Video Games, etc. may drop them by the hospital switchboard. 336-527-6031.


Feb 15


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Shoes & Socks.


Feb 16


• 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 658 will hold a Flapjack (Pancake) fundraiser at Applebee’s on Hwy 421 in Wilkesboro. Applebee’s will be serving up short stacks of Pancakes for a tall cause. The Boy Scout Troop 658 in the Eastern Part of Wilkes County is raising funds to help send boys to camp and buy new camping equipment. To purchase tickets call Sam Burcham at 336-667-0110 or you can purchase tickets at the G & B energy locations at Hwy 16 in Millers Creek or N. Bridge St. in Elkin. (Walk–ins Welcome). Price is $7.00 per ticket. Come out and help support the Boy Scouts and enjoy a good breakfast.


Feb 21


• 6:30 p.m. Donkey Basketball will be at East Wilkes Middle School. Great Family Entertainment! Sponsored by East Wilkes Middle School Athletic Boosters Club. Event will be held at East Wilkes Middle School in Ronda. Advance Admission for adults is $6. Children/Students $5. Gate Admissions for adults is $8 and Children/Students $6. Five and under free. Call 336-928-9800.


Feb 22


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Heading Home.


March 1


• 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NC Cooperative Extension will have a class ”Moving with Diabetes-What You Need to Know” at the Reeves Community Center Kids Klub Room Lower Level) in Mt. Airy. To reserve your spot, call 336-401-8025.


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Dinosaurs.


March 8


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Flying High.


April 10


• 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NC Cooperative Extension will have a class ”Coping with Rain” at NC Cooperative Extension in Dobson. To reserve your spot, call 336-401-8025.


March 15


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be St. Patrick’s Day.


March 22


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Easter Morning.


March 27


• 7:30 a.m. The 3rd running of the Habitat Hammer 5K Run/Walk through downtown Elkin Kick off. Registration at the picnic shelter at the Rec Center. The free kid’s fun run is at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 8:00 a.m. Awards, door prizes, food, and fun for a great cause. All proceeds to go toward homebuilding in our community. For more information call 336-526-2277 or visit Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity’s website at www.UYVhabitat.org. Registration also at active.com.


March 29


There will be no Story Hour at the Elkin Library.


April 5


There will be no Story Hour at the Elkin Library.


April 12


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Hats Off!


April 19


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Happy Birthday.


April 26


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Sunflower Day.


May 1


• 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NC Cooperative Extension will have a class ”Spring into Action-Managing Highs & Lows” at The Reeves Community Center-Kids Klub Room, Lower Level. To reserve you spot, call 336-401-8025.


May 3


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Birds of a Feather.


May 10


There will be no Story Hour at the Elkin Library.


May 17


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Meet Pete the Cat.


May 24


Children’s Story Hour at the Elkin Library will be Flower Power.


June 12


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NC Cooperative Extension will have a class ”Decoding Fat: Is it Good or Bad?” at The NC Cooperative Extension in Dobson. To reserve you spot, call 336-401-8025.


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