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Promote upcoming community, school and church events free. Email RockinghamCountyNC@gmail.com or phone or text 336.932.1881 at least three weeks in advance.


Church Events

Get Sane @ The Mad Bean, Downtown Madison - Bible Study in an informal setting, led by Dr. Chuck McGathy, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Madison, Wednesday, 10 am. Open to everyone.
 
Fundraisers  

Dog Walk - Freedom Park, Eden, Saturday, April 6, with all proceeds supporting Drive4Shelter.  Registration, 8:30 am, event floating 10 am-1 pm.  (336.908.6900)

Turkey Shoot - El Bethel Community Center, Roberts Road, Eden, Saturday, April 6, 1 pm, to raise money to assist in training a service dog for Kennedy Brandel, Madison.  Open to children and adults, learn about firearm safety, experienced gun handlers on site.  Food trucks, prizes, kids events, music.  Hosted by Rockingham County Men's Club, Candyman Creations, Your Community United Juniors Club.

Spaghetti Supper - Bald Hill Baptist Church, Bailey Road, Madison, Saturday, April 6, 4-7 pm. 

Swing Night Special - Madison-Mayodan Recreation Center, featuring the Greensboro Big Band, Saturday, April 6, A Salute to Our Veterans.  Free swing lessons, 7 pm.  Dancing, 8-10 pm.  Advanced tickets, $10; at the door, $15; reserved table, $100.  (336.548.2789) 

Sandy Ridge Music Association - Annual Bluegrass Open Jam, Stanley Farm, Steele Road, Saturday, April 13, 10 am-5 pm.  Music, food, crafts, kid friendly activities.

Annual Pig Cookin' Contest - Spencer Penn Centre, April 12-13.  Cooking on Friday, serving on Saturday.  Music, children's activities, antique cars cruise-in, crafts, vendors, silent auction, pig bike and train rides. 

Annual Pickin' & Grinnin' Concert to Kick Cancer - Reidsville High School, Saturday, April 13, 5-8:30 pm, featuring Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Hubert Lawson and the Bluegrass Country Boys and The Churchmen.  A benefit for the Barry L. Joyce Local Cancer Support Fund.  Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door, children under 10 free with paying adult.  BBQ, baked goods available for purchase.  (336.427.4357) 

Special Events

Music Night - Spencer Penn Centre, second Friday each month. Doors open at 5 pm, open mic, 5:30 pm. Variety of concessions, sandwiches, desserts.  April 12, Over the Hill Gang, Skyline Drive.  May 10, Rock Castle Ramblers, New Habit Band.  June 14, Jason Harris & Friends, The Country Boys.  July 12, Lucky City, Old Dominion Cloggers, Two Young, Two Old.  Admission, $5.  (www.TheCentreatSpencerPenn.com)

Team Up to Clean Up - Morehead High School, Eden, Saturday, March 30, 9 am-1 pm.

Bluegrass/Country Music Jam - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, open to all pickers, April 1, June 3 and August 5, starting at 5 pm.

Bringing the Neighbor Back to the Neighborhood - Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, Saturday, April 27, 10 am-6 pm, presented by The Beauty of Madison #383, Order of the Eastern Star.  Speakers, Able Mable and Brother Paul.  Fish sandwiches, hot dogs, free cotton candy and popcorn, live music, Bingo, bounce house, basketball game with Mayodan and Madison Police Departments.  

Assistance Available

Free Tax Assistance - Garden of Eden Senior Center, Orchard Drive, Monday and Wednesday, 8-11:30 a.m.

Open Computer Lab - Spencer Penn Centre, Monday 10 am-3 pm, Thursday 10 am-5 pm. 

Free Shredding Service - JCR Recycling, West Fieldcrest Road, Eden, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4 pm. (256.734.0903)

Free Supper and Addiction Recovery Meeting - Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, Davis Street, Eden, every Tuesday, 6:30 pm. (336.970.3482)

Free Clinic of Rockingham County/Cone Health 401 West Decatur Street, Madison. Open Monday, 1-5 pm. Medical, dental and medication assistance. 315 South Main Street, Reidsville. (336.349.3220)

Goodwill Industries Career Center NC 135, Mayodan. Free classes include Career Readiness Certification, Computer, and others. Call to register. (336.949.4849)

Goodwill Industries Community Resource Center Washington Street, Eden. Free classes. GED, Getting the Job You Want, Career Readiness Certification, Computer and others. You must be unemployed or underemployed. Call to register. (336.623.3007)

Goodwill Industries Community Resource Center Freeway Drive, Reidsville. Free classes. HRD-Employability Skills, Basic Computer/Keyboarding, Software for Career Development, GED, Money Smart and others. You must be unemployed or underemployed. Call to register. (336.637.1010)

Grief Share, designed to help persons grieving the loss of someone, meets every Tuesday, First Baptist Church, South Franklin Street, Madison, 1:30 pm.

Others

Free Bingo For Books - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Burton Street, May 20, July 15, starting at 6 pm. Sponsored by Western Friends of the Public Library.

Nary a Thing Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Tuesday, March 26, 3-5 pm.  Two episides, tea with Aunt Bea, trivia, prizes, light snacks.  (336.548.6553)

Build and Fly a Kite - Mayo River State Park, Business 220, Mayodan, Saturday, April 6, 1 pm.  (336.427.2530)

Music at the Barn - Gant Road, Eden, every Tuesday starting at 6 pm. (336.706.1018)

Rockingham County Networking Leads Group meets for lunch every Wednesday at El Parrall, NC 14, Eden.

Free Computer Classes - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, every Wednesday, 9-10:30 a.m. 

The Rockingham County Democratic Party meets every month on the fourth Thursday in the Advanced Technology Building, Room 213, Rockingham Community College, 7 pm.

Al-Anon, a recovery program for family and friends of alcoholics, meets at First Methodist Church, Main Street, Eden, every Thursday, 7 pm.

The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, NC 14, Eden offers assistance with genealogy research on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-4 pm and Saturday 11 am-3 pm. Trained consultants are available. (336.623.7154)

Joshua's Troops Combat Airmen meets at Mayflower Seafood Restaurant in Madison the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 am. All Veterans are invited. (336.573.2110)