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Sat., Jan. 5
Live music — Stained Glass Canoe acoustic trio will perform live at Oma’s Coffee Shop in Walnut Cove from 7-10 p.m. on Jan. 5. Music will include favorite rock, pop, blues and Americana songs from the 50’s to today. Oma will have beverages and goodies on sale for people to enjoy while listening to the music. There is no cost for the performance and the music and venue are family friendly.
Sun., Jan. 6
Genealogy meeting — The next quarterly meeting of the Genealogical Society of Rockingham & Stokes Counties, NC will be held Jan. 6 from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Danbury Public Library, 1104 Main Street, Danbury. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge. Members of the society will be available to answer any questions on researching your own family tree. Light refreshments will be provided. The guest speaker will be board member Debbie Cummings, who will present a brief history of the Stokes County Historical Museum. After the regular meeting, there will be an opportunity for the group to tour the Museum, which is also known as the Wilson Fulton House.
Thurs., Jan. 10
SPFC meeting — The next meeting of the Stokes Partnership for Children North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Committee will be held in the Stokes Partnership for Children Conference Room, 151 Jefferson Church Road, King, on Jan. 10 at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Pesticide class — Two opportunities for Private Pesticide Applicators to fulfill the requirement for 2 hours of continuing education credits will be offered at the Stokes County Cooperative Extension office in January. The classes will be offered on Jan. 10 from 1-3 p.m. and Jan. 24 from 9-11 a.m. There is no charge to attend the class but advanced registration is requested. To register for one of the classes contact Randy Fulk, horticulture agent, at 336-593-8179 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Donations — Donations for Sandy Hook Elementary School (Newtown, CT) are being collected at the Walnut Cove Public Library through Jan. 19. Basic school supplies are needed: pencils, erasers, lunchboxes, notebooks, lunchboxes, books, etc.