Events Calendar


If you have an event you would like included in our Events Calendar, please email to: with the subject line of “For Seniors Only Events.”

      recurring monthly events

      Friday Social Club
      Every Friday
      2-3:30 pm
      Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St. Free, but registration is required due to limited space. Call 336-748-0217 for more info.

      Open Mic, Hosted by Winston-Salem Writers
      First Tuesday Jul 3, Aug 7 7-9 pm

      Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Conference Room, 251 Spruce St. Free event that offers beginning and experienced writers an opportunity to read five minutes of their work to a friendly audience. For info, visit

      Vets Coffee
      Third Thursday Jul 19, Aug 16 9 am

      PDQ, 285 Harvey St. All veterans and friends are invited to attend. For more info, call Don Timmons at 336-331-1309 or email

      First Thursday  Friends Seniors
      First Thursday
      Jul 5, Aug 2 11 am
      Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for information.

      Downtown W-S First Friday Gallery Hop
      First Friday
      Jul 6, Aug 3 7-10 pm
      Galleries and stores on Trade St and surrounding streets will be open, as well as restaurants.

      Second Thursday Seniors Writers Group
      Second Thursday
      Jul 12, Aug 9 11 am
      Carver School Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. All writers, whether just starting out or experienced, are invited to attend, discuss the craft of writing and share their work. Call Charlene Edwards at 336-703-2910 for information.

      Clemmons Cookin’ Book Club
      Third Wednesday
      Jul 18, Aug 15 12:15 pm
      Clemmons Public Library, 3554 Clemmons Rd. Choose a recipe from the cookbook selected, bring in the finished dish on meeting day to share and discuss. Call 336-703-2921 for details.

      Kernersville Writers Group
      Third Wednesday
      Jul 18, Aug 15 5-7 pm
      Kernersville Library, 130 E. Mountain St., Kernersville. Meet other writers, share your work, and do fun writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.

      Third Thursday Adult Coloring Club
      Third Thursday
      Jul 19, Aug 16 11 am
      Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for info.

      Triad Sisters in Crime Writers Group
      Third Sunday Jul 22, Aug 19 1:45-4 pm

      July 22: Bryan E. Robinson, Ph.D., Asheville psychotherapist and author of two novels
      and 38 nonfiction books, will discuss how to endure the long, bumpy road from idea to writing “The End.”

      August 19: Discussion on the query letter presented by Victoria Gilbert.

      High Point Library, 901 N. Main St., High Point. All writers welcome. For more info, go to

      Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Winston-Salem
      Fourth Tuesday  (except August & December) Jul 23 9:45 am

      Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1416 Bolton St. Coffee and monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. Open to women who are new or established residents of the greater W-S area. For more info, email

      Gray High School Alumni
      Last Wednesday
      Jul 25, Aug 29 8:30 am
      K&W Cafeteria, 3300 Healy Dr. Alumni of the former Gray High School are invited to join classmates for breakfast. For more info, call Bobby Spivey at 336-399-5100.

      JULY events

      Medicare 101 Seminar
      Thurs, July 5 & July 19, 2 pm
      Presented by McCall Insurance Services, 2511 Neudorf Rd, Suite G, Clemmons. To register, call 336-766-1885 or email

      Stepping Into the Craft: Pottery Shops of Seagrove
      Saturdays, July 7-28
      Including demonstrations of wheel throwing, carving, techniques and more each Saturday. Visit or call 336-517-7272.

      Lunch & Learn Medicare Workshop
      Monday, July 9, 11 am
      Bleu Restaurant & Bar, 3425 Frontis St. Presented by Compass Financial Services. Recommended for those who will be turning 65 soon. Workshop is free but registration is recommended. To register, call 336-768-5111.

      Aging Well Series Presented by Wake Forest Baptist Health
      Tuesday, July 10, 6 pm
      Central Public Library auditorium. Topic will be: Improvisational Movement: What it is and How it can Help you Feel Good and Live Well. The seminar is free but registration suggested. Call 336-713-2378 to RSVP.

      “The Legend of Buster Neal”
      Friday, July 20 2 & 8 pm
      Valborg Theatre, Boone, presented by the N.C. Black Repertory Company in partnership with Boone’s Appalachian Festival. For info, visit

      august events

      Volunteer Training
      Wednesday, August 1, 9:30 am – Noon
      Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem, 1700 Ebert St. Volunteer needs include: transportation, minor home repairs, visits or caregiver respite. Mileage reimbursement is offered. To sign up, email Vicki Poore at or call 336-748-0217.

      Medicare 101 Seminar
      Thursday, August 2 & Thursday,  August 16, 2 pm
      Presented by McCall Insurance Services, 2511 Neudorf Rd, Suite G, Clemmons. To register, call 336-766-1885 or email

      The N.C. Moonshine Run
      Saturday, August 4, 2-9:30 pm
      Petty’s Garage, Level Cross. Come celebrate great automobiles during this first-ever cruise-in with classic cars, BBQ, bluegrass, moonshine and more. For info, visit or call 336-498-3745.

      Winston-Salem Community Band Showcase Concert
      Sunday, August 5, 6:30 pm
      Lewisville Baptist Church, 125 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Lewisville. Free.

      Aging Well Series Presented by Wake  Forest Baptist Health
      Saturday, August 14, 6 pm
      Central Public Library auditorium. Topic will be: Research Brings Knowledge. Knowledge Brings Answers. Answers Bring Hope! The seminar is free but registration suggested. Call 336-713-2378 to RSVP.

      Protecting Your Assets from Scammers and Medical Creditors
      Tuesday, August 17, 10-11:30 am
      Senior Enrichment Center, 130 E. Mountain St, Kernersville. Presented by Vance Parker Law. Free.

      Killing for Fun and Profit presented by Murder We Write, the Triad NC Chapter of Sisters in Crime
      Wednesday,  August 18, Noon – 2 pm
      Rancho’s Restaurant, 10463 N. Main St., Archdale. Mystery writer and Southern humorist Cathy Pickens will be the featured speaker. Reserve your seat in advance for $5 admission, pay by credit card via, or by cash/check at July 22 event. Or pay $6 cash at the restaurant. Only other cost is your own lunch. Writers at all levels of experience are welcome to attend.

      Auditions for  “Calendar Girls”
      Wednesday,  August 25 and Thursday, August 26, 7 pm
      Arts Council Theatre/Harvest Bible Chapel, 610 Coliseum Dr. Roles for nine women (aged 25-70) and four men (aged 25-65). Performance dates are Sept. 21-23 and 27-30 and will be held at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). For more info, visit

      Black Violin
      Wednesday, August 25, 7 pm
      Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex Theatre, presented by the N.C. Black Repertory Theatre. For info, visit

      Recreation & Community Center Locations

      South Fork Community Center
      4403 Country Club Rd,

      Sedge Garden Recreation Center
      401 Robbins Rd,

      Taylor Recreation Center
      1471 W. Clemmonsville Rd,

      Old Town Recreation Center
      4550 Shattalon Dr,

      Shepherd's Center
      1700 Ebert St,

      Shepherd's center of Kernersville Senior Center
      130 E. Mountain St,

      Polo Park Recreation Center
      1850 Polo Rd,

      Clemmons Civic Club
      2870 Meadowbrook Dr,