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Church Events


'Dress Down Youth Revival' - Rising Star Baptist Church, Fisher Hill Road, Eden, Friday, July 27, 7:00 pm. Message and music. Free and open to the public. (336.612.1083)

Youth Conference Community Day - Rising Star Baptist Church, Fisher Hill Road, Eden, Saturday, July 28. Registration, 9:30 am. Food and drinks, music, free haircuts, face painting, vendors. (336.612.1083)

Prophet Brenda Roberts is speaking on 'Destroying Ancestry Generational Curses' at Eternal Life Tabernacle, Roberts Road, Eden on the first and third Friday of the month at 7:00 pm.  (336.932.9778)

Vacation Bible School - Meadows Baptist Church, Stewart Road, Walnut Cove, Saturday, July 28, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, followed by a cookout.  Ages 5-12.  Wear your favorite ball jersey and earn 500 points for your team.  (336.591.8232)

'Warriors for Christ' Vacation Bible School - Reidsville Free Will Baptist Church, Miller Chapel Road, Reidsville, July 31-August 4.  (www.ReidsvilleFWBC.com)

Homecoming - Bald Hill Baptist Church, Bailey Road,Madison, Sunday, August 5, with music by The Salvation Sounds.

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

Stuff the Bus - Donate school supplies for Rockingham County students, WalMart, Eden, Reidsville, Mayodan, Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18, 9:00 am-6:00 pm. 

Pine Hall Ruritan Car Show - Pine Hall Elementary School, Saturday, August 18. Registration, 9:00 am; trophies, 2:00 pm. Hot dogs and drinks. (336.509.6589)

Grown & Gathered - Farm-to-Fork event, Spray Mercantile, Eden, Thursday, August 23, 7:00 pm.  Seating limited.  proceeds benefit Local Food Pantry and Fire Arts Festival.  (336.612.8049)

Special Events

Christmas in July - Genealogy Roundtable, MARC, Museum & Archives of Rockingham County, NC 65, Wentworth, Thursday, July 26, 12:00 noon, featuring Peggy Burton and creative genealogy-related Christmas gift ideas. Bring a lunch and join the discussion. No cost to attend. (336.634.4949)

Cars & Coffee - Family Video, Eden, Saturday, July 28, 8:00-10:00 am.  All makes and models welcome.  (336.612.8034)

Eden Community PraiseFest - Best Auditorium, Morehead High School, Eden, Sunday, July 29, 4:00 pm, featuring Amber Bullock, Youth Choir, Praise Dance and Mime Teams. Sponsored by Rising Star Baptist Church.

The Legacy Motown Review - Market Square, Downtown Reidsville, Saturday, July 29, 6:30 pm. Beer garden.

Downtown Madison First Friday Cruise-In - August 3, September 7, October 5, 5:00-8:00 pm. Proceeds benefit Hospice of Rockingham County.

Dan River Boat Race - Saturday, August 4, Lindsey Bridge Access, Madison. Register at the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Center. (336.548.2789)

83rd Annual Old Fiddlers' Convention - August 6-11, Felts Park, Galax, Virginia.  Sponsored by Galax Moose Lodge #733.  $20,000 in cash prizes, trophies and ribbons.  (www.OldFiddlersConvention.com)

Temptations in the Garden - Spray Mercantile Courtside and Canalside, Eden, Thursday, October 4, 6:00-9:00 pm.  Food, music, silent auction, local artisans.  Sponsored by Eden Chamber of Commerce.  (336.623.EDEN)

Assistance Available

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 of Madison, 1:30 pm.

Others

Preschool Storytime - Madison-Mayodan Public Library, Wednesday, 10:30 am. Games, crafts, songs and more.

Mitchell-Searcy Reunion - Oak Summit Park, Winston-Salem, Saturday, August 4, starting at 11:00 am. Food catered, bring drinks and desserts.

Live Music - Country Side Grill, Ayersville Road, Mayodan. Robert Tilley and the Hardtimes Band, Saturday, July 28, 6:00-8:00 pm.

Aaron Manuel Cruise In - Downtown Stoneville, third Friday each month, 5:00-8:00 pm. Donations to the Barry L. Joyce Local Cancer Support Fund.  August 17, September 21. (336.404.5565)

July Summer Kid's Camps - Spencer-Penn Centre. Creative writing, clogging, photography, art, cooking, science experiments, crafts, animal care. Ages 6-12 for most classes. Pre-registration required at least one week in advance. (www.TheCentreatSpencerPenn.com, 276.957.5757)

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 of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, NC 14, Eden is open Tuesday 12:30-4:00 pm and Wednesday 12:30-8:00 pm. Consultants and professional genealogists are available to assist at no cost. Appointments can be made for other times. (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)