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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, 10:00 am. Open to everyone.

Bible Study and Discussion - New Testament Church, Highway 704 West, Madison, Wednesday, 7:00 pm.

Bible Study - Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, Business 220, Stoneville, Wednesday, 12:00 pm and Thursday, 7:00 pm.  

Fundraisers  

Meals on Wheels Stew - Woodmont United Methodist Church, Richardson Drive, Reidsville, Saturday, March 2.  $6 per quart, pick up begins at 1:30 pm.  (336.613.1742)

Wild Game Dinner - Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ, East Washington Street, Greensboro, Friday, Marfch 8, 6:00 pm.  Donation, $15; Seniors over 65 and children, $10.  (336.601.0228)

Annual Bluegrass Show - Sandy Ridge Elementary School, Saturday, March 16, 6:00 pm, featuring the Alan Bibey Homecoming Concert, Grasstowne and The Churchmen.  Tickets, $20; children under 6 free.  Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the school.  (336.932.5664)

Sandy Ridge Music Association - Annual Bluegrass Open Jam, Stanley Farm, Steele Road, Saturday, April 13, 10:00 am-5:00 pm.  Music, food, crafts, kid friendly activities. 

Special Events

Wire Animal Public Art Unveiling - Grogan Park, East Stadium Drive, Eden, Monday, February 25, 11:00 am, featuring artist Josh Cote. 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper - Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Henry Street, Eden, March 5, 5:00-7:00 pm. 

Music Night - Spencer Penn Centre, second Friday each month. Doors open at 5:00 pm, open mic, 5:30 pm. Variety of concessions, sandwiches, desserts.  March 8, Timbre Trail, Marshall Brothers and High Road.  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)

Black History Month at the Madison-Mayodan Public Library - Mendenhall Homeplace: A Connection to the Underground Railroad, Thursday, February 28, 6:00-7:30 pm.  Light refreshments.  

Arsenic and Old Lace - Rockingham Community College, March 14-16, 7:30 pm and March 17, 2:30 pm.  Presented by the Theatre Guild of Rockingham County.  (336.627.0228)

Bluegrass/Country Music Jam - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, open to all pickers, April 1, June 3 and August 5, starting at 5:00 pm.

Bringing the Neighbor Back to the Neighborhood - Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am-6:00 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. 

Assistance Available

Free Tax Assistance - Garden of Eden Senior Center, Orchard Drive, Monday and Wednesday, 8:00-11:30 a.m.

Free Shredding Service - JCR Recycling, West Fieldcrest Road, Eden, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 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, 1:00-5:00 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

Rockingham County Tennis Association - Western Rockingham YMCA, South Fifth Avenue, Mayodan.  Meet, Greet and Play Doubles Tennis League, every Sunday in February, 1:30-3:00 pm.  Mixed Doubles Tennis League, every Sunday in February, 3:00-4:30 pm.  YMCA membership required, or $10 non-member fee.  (614.284.4716)

Nary a Thing Chapter, The Andy Griffity Show Rerun Watchers Club - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Tuesday, February 26, 3:00-5:00 pm.  Two episodes, trivia, prizes, light snacks, discussion on upcoming field trips.  (336.548.6553)

Free Bingo For Books - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Burton Street. March 18, May 20, July 15, starting at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Western Friends of the Public Library.

Music at the Barn - Gant Road, Eden, every Tuesday starting at 6:00 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, 9:00-10:30 a.m. 

The Rockingham County Democratic Party meets every month on the fourth Thursday in the Advanced Technology Building, Room 213, Rockingham Community College, 7:00 pm.

Al-Anon, a recovery program for family and friends of alcoholics, meets at First Methodist Church, Main Street, Eden, every Thursday, 7:00 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 1:00-4:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am-3:00 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)