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April

  Apr 02 - Apr 23   Country Line Dancing   Martinsville Library
  Come out and learn some country line dances 5:30 PM 
  Apr 23   Volunteer Fair   New College Institute
  Looking for ways to give back? 3:00 PM 
  Apr 26   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  Apr 27   Grapvine Wreath Making Class   Spencer-Penn Centre
  Weave & Shape your very own 10:00 AM 
  Apr 27   Spring Eggstravaganza!   Bassett Library
  Join us for spring time fun! 11:00 AM 
  Apr 27   Learn about Local Grains   Primland Resort
  Join Tom Maxey at Primland 4:00 PM 
  Apr 29   Beer Talk   Martinsville Library
  Join us to learn about beer! 5:30 PM 
  Apr 29   MHC After 3 Art Show Case   Collinsville Library
  Join us for an art walk 5:30 PM 

May

  May 01   How to be an Antiques Detective   New College Institute
  Is it treasure or trash? 12:00 PM 
  May 02   History Lecture Series   Martinsville Library
  Come out for our history lecture series 6:00 PM 
  May 03   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 9:30 AM 
  May 03   Star Wars Day at the Library   Martinsville Library
  Celebrate Star Wars Day a little early 6:00 PM 
  May 04   Comcast Cares Day   Clearview Early Learning Center and other sites
  Volunteering to make our community happier, health 8:00 AM 
  May 04   For Mother's Afternoon Paint Party   HJDB Event Center
  Instruction by Genie's Art 2:00 PM 
  May 06 - May 31   A Matter of Balance Workshop   Martinsville Library
  Learn fall prevention 11:00 AM 
  May 09   Creating a Button Tree   New College Institute
  Create a one of a kind work of art 3:00 PM 
  May 09   Coffee Talk   Martinsville Library
  Join us as we talk coffee at the library 6:00 PM 
  May 10 - May 12   National Collegiate Baseball Association (NCBA) Tournament    Hooker Field
  NCBA playoffs return!  
  May 10   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  May 11   Afternoon Paint Party!   HJDB Event Center
  Live like a river with Genie's Art! 2:00 PM 
  May 11   Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge Progressive Dinner   TBD
  Serving More Kids and Teens During the Out-of-Scho 6:00 PM 
  May 15   Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Your Hearing   New College Institute
  May is Better Hearing & Speech Month 12:00 PM 
  May 17   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  May 22   Estate planning basics everyone should have in place   HJDB Event Center
  Instructed by Robert Haley - certified elder law a 10:00 AM 
  May 22   History of Beaver Creek Plantation   New College Institute
  Presented by Carter Bank & Trust 12:00 PM 
  May 24   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  May 30   Tour and Taste at Hamlet Vineyards   TBD
  An off-campus event 1:00 PM 
  May 31   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 

June

  Jun 05   Asset Protection and Medicaid Planning   New College Institute
  Protect yourself now for later years 12:00 PM 
  Jun 07   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  Jun 09   Hot Rod Power Tour   Martinsville Speedway
  At Martinsville Speedway  
  Jun 10 - Jun 11   AARP Smart Driver Course   New College Institute
  Two-day course 10:00 AM 
  Jun 14   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  Jun 21   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 
  Jun 22   Pet Safety Drop-In Session   Martinsville Library
  Learn how to keep your pets healthy! 10:00 AM 
  Jun 26   Medicaid Planning/ Asset Protection seminar   HJDB Event Center
  Instruction by Robert Haley - Certified Elder Law 10:00 AM 
  Jun 26   Old News is Good News   New College Institute
  Long time journalists reveal the back story 12:00 PM 
  Jun 27   Friday Morning Jam Session    HJDB Event Center
  Music, food, community! 10:00 AM 

July

  Jul 02   Dinosaur Discovery   New College Institute
  VMNH lecture and exhibit 12:00 PM 
  Jul 10   Mindset + Motivation = Movement   New College Institute
  Recipe for Healthy Success 12:00 PM 
  Jul 17   100 Parks in 200 Days   New College Institute
  Vacation memories of a lifetime 12:00 PM 
  Jul 24   From Seed to Story: Cultivating a Love of Writing   New College Institute
  Personal writing inspiration 12:00 PM 

August

  Aug 07   What Is Social Media All About?   New College Institute
  Basics of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. 12:00 PM 
  Aug 10   Smith River Fest    Smith River Sports Complex
   9:00 AM 
  Aug 14   Facebook Fun (damentals)   New College Institute
  A basic lesson for beginners 12:00 PM 
  Aug 21   It's 2019, No Need For a Photo Album!   New College Institute
  Have tons of digital photos, but now what? 12:00 PM 
  Aug 24   10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION   Smith River Sports Complex
  Join Smith River Sports Complex in celebrating the  

September

  Sep 04   School Days - A Look Back   New College Institute
  A look back at our schools of yesteryear 12:00 PM 
  Sep 11   Architecture Is My Delight   New College Institute
  Thomas Jefferson's love of architecture 12:00 PM 
  Sep 18   Basic First Aid Training for Seniors   New College Institute
  Presented by Martinsville Fire & EMS 12:00 PM 
  Sep 21   Mini-Health Fair   New College Institute
  Free to attend 9:00 AM 
  Sep 25   Fiber Art Project   New College Institute
  Pretty and practical 12:00 PM 

October

  Oct 02   Life Care Planning   New College Institute
  Protect your loved ones 12:00 PM 
  Oct 16   Long-Term Care Ombudsman/VICAP   New College Institute
  Senior programs available 12:00 PM 
  Oct 21 - Oct 22   AARP Smart Driver Course   New College Institute
  Two-Day Course 10:00 AM 
  Oct 23   Cybersecurity for Seniors   New College Institute
  Protect yourself from viruses and scams 12:00 PM 
  Oct 29   Basics of Geneaology   New College Institute
  Two-hour session 10:00 AM 

November

  Nov 06   Finances After 50   New College Institute
  Money Smart Advice 12:00 PM 
  Nov 13   Balance Training for Improving Quality of Life   New College Institute
  Improve balance for preventing falls 12:00 PM 

December

  Dec 04   iPad Basics   New College Institute
  iPad basics plus 10 cool apps 12:00 PM 

Ongoing Events

  Jan 03 - Dec 31   Charles & Rose Hylton Library   Spencer-Penn Centre
  A great place to read 10:00 AM 
  Jan 03 - Dec 12   Chair Aerobics   Spencer-Penn Centre
  Aerobics Free 11:30 AM 
  Jan 03 - Dec 05   Photography Club   Spencer-Penn Centre
  The first Thursday of the month 6:00 PM 
  Jan 03 - Dec 12   Aerobics   Spencer-Penn Centre
  Come workout with Anita 6:30 PM 
  Jan 07 - Dec 19   Open Computer Lab   Spencer-Penn Centre
  Every Monday & Thursday 10:00 AM 
  Jan 07 - Dec 16   Pre-school Story Time & Play Date   Spencer-Penn Centre
  Great Activity for Pre-schoolers 10:30 AM 
  Jan 10 - Dec 12   Martial Arts   Spencer-Penn Centre
  All Ages Welcome 6:00 PM 
  Mar 02 - Dec 07   Board Game Day at the Library   Martinsville Library
  Play a game at the Martinsville Library 10:00 AM 
  Jun 14 - Jul 26   Teen Movie Series   Martinsville Library
  Join us for a movie at the library 1:00 PM 
  Jun 20 - Aug 15   Pub Trivia Night   Mountain Valley Brewing
  Test your trivia brain at our trivia night! 7:00 PM 
 
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