Community happenings


• March 24, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Surry Community College campus 630 South Main Street, Dobson. The Student Government Association will be holding its annual Eggstravaganza. The egg hunt and organized games for children will take place outside the Knights’ Grill on the patio and around the Betty Kay Vaughn Clock Tower. A variety of games will be included. For childre up through fifth grade. For more information, contact Kasey Martin (336) 386-3468 or martinkr@surry.edu.

• March 26, 8 a.m., Armfield Civic and Recreation Center, 873 W. 52 Bypass, Pilot Mountain. Third annual 10k race to support youth and fitness programs at the ACC. Registration $35 at the ACC or: www.active.com/pilot-mountain-nc/running/distance-running-races/acc-10k-2016. Day of registration begins at 7 a.m., race begins at 8 a.m.

• March 27, 7 a.m., Pilot Mountain State Park, Easter sunrise service. Sponsored by Pilot Mountain area churches. Everyone is welcome.

• April 2, 8 a.m., Armfield Civic and Recreation Center, 873 W. 52 Bypass, Pilot Mountain. King of the Mountain Sport JuJitsu Tournament. Spectators $5. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/494190647449872/

• April 12, 5:30 p.m., 319 West Main Street, Charles Stone Library, Pilot Mountain. Photography workshop and awards reception. Workshop begins at 5:30, reception begins at 6:45 with hors d’oeuvres served. both events are free and open to the public.

• April 21, 4-9 p.m., Main Street, Pilot Mountain, Ladies Night Out on Main Street. You are invited to come see downtown Pilot Mountain come alive. With over 20 businesses open to offer discounts, refreshments, music, entertainment, movie, food, shopping and much more. Please visit the Facebook page for Ladies Night Out Pilot Mountain for more event details.

• April 30, 8 a.m., East Surry High School, 4th annual MAD Dash 5k. The Making A Difference fun run benefits the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. Information and online registration is available at: MADDash5k.itsyourrace.com.

• May 7, 8 a.m., Town Hall, Main Street, Pilot Mountain. 7th annual Heart and Sole 5k race sponsored by the Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club. Pre-registration $25. For more information visit: pmwcheartsole5k.itsyourrace.com.

• May 7, noon, Pilot Knob Park Country Club, 450 Club House Drive, Pilot Mountain. The Wildcats Gridiron Club will host their 2nd Annual Wildcat Gridiron Golf Tournament. Registration begins at noon. $200 per team (4 players per team). Several contests held on day of event. Sponsors and players needed! Please contact Dewey Maynard at dews731@yahoo.com to pre-book your team or with sponsorship questions. All proceeds to be donated to the West Stokes High School football program.

Ongoing

• Sundays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 p.m., Granite City Al-Anon Family Group meets at Central United Methodist Church, 1909 N. Main St., Mount Airy.

• Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Canaan’s Shore Old Regular Baptist Church, 213 East Marion Street, Pilot Mountain, old-time preaching and singing; service also will be held every third Saturday, at 6 p.m. For information, contact Elder Chris Newsom at 351-4860 or 423-557-8043; https://www.facebook.com/CanaansShore.

• Every third Sunday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., fellowship dinner at Pilotview United Methodist Church, 659 Pilot Church Road, Pinnacle. No charge.

• Mondays, March 30 through April 20, 6 to 8 p.m., The Pilot Center, Sports and vacation photography course. Call 336-386-3229 for more details.

• First Monday of each month, 7 p.m., The Pilot Ruritans meet at Armfield Civic Center. The group would like to learn more about local nonprofit agencies and invite the public to contact members for dates and details. The meetings are open to the public. Call Donna Sutphin at 351-2161 for more information.

• Every Monday, 6 p.m., Charles Stone Memorial Library, Pilot Mountain Outreach and area churches sponsor a free community dinner. Everyone is welcome.

• Every Monday, 7 to 9 p.m., McDonald’s of Pilot Mountain presents Cranford Creek Bluegrass Band; door prizes; dancing. Free event. Food and drink available for purchase on site; no purchase necessary.

• Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 10-minute Chair Massage by Debra Barton, LMBT 09784, at Blue Mountain Herbs, 106 W. Main St., Pilot Mountain. Donations appreciated.

• Every Tuesday, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Pilot Mountain is host for Pilot Peace Al-Anon Family Group. Enter through side door facing West Marion Street.

• First Tuesday of each month, 7:30 a.m., The Pilot Center, The Pilot Mountain Area Business Association meeting. All businesses, including retailers, service providers, non-profits and other organizations, are invited to attend this free business and networking meeting.

• Every Tuesday, 10 a.m., story time for ages birth to 5-years-old will be held for free at the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library

• Every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Bible study at Pilotview United Methodist Church, 659 Pilot Church Road, Pinnacle, led by the Rev. Jack Lutz.

• Every Wednesday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., The Art of Massage, 215 East Main Street, Pilot Mountain, Beginning September 9, Tai Chi classes taught by Rick Baudino will be offered for all ages. There is no charge for class, however donations are accepted.

• Third Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., various locations. The Winston-Salem Ski & Outing Club is a year-round skiing, outdoor activities and social club for singles, couples and families of all ages in the Winston-Salem area. Check wssoc.org for meeting location and membership information.

• Fourth Thursday of each month, 1 to 3 p.m., Mountain Valley Hospice, 129 Veterans Drive, Pilot Mountain. Prayer Shawl Ministry: knit/crochet prayer shawls and throws for hospice patients. Open to anyone who can knit/crochet or would like to learn. For more information, contact Linda Wall at 368-1260 or 789-2922. Drop off donated yarn at the office 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• Second and fourth Friday of each month, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Pinnacle View Baptist Church, 1332 Shoals Road. Free community meal. Call 336-757-6070 for more information.

• The Educational Opportunity Center can help people find a GED center nearby, sign up for GED orientation, fill out applications for college, financial aid and/or scholarships, choose a college that is right, choose a program of study, choose a career. Call and schedule an appointment to discuss needs with Coordinator for Surry and Yadkin County Pete Farmer at 648-0652 or 386-3668. These services are free.

• Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care, is in need of patient/family and administrative volunteers. For more information, contact Linda Wall at 368-1260 or visit the Hospice office at 129 Veterans Drive, Pilot Mountain.

• For information concerning Extension and Community Association Club (ECA) meetings, contact the NC Cooperative Extension at 401-8025.

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