Events Calendar

JanEvents

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

Meetings & Events 

“Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela”
Through Feb. 28
Gallery is open 11 am-3 pm Tuesday-Saturday.

Featuring 51 quilts from South Africa and the United States, is making its one and only stop in the southeast and will be on display through Feb. 28 at Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Road.

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.

Winston-Salem Writers Open Mic Night
Jan 2, 7-9 pm, First Tuesday
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 WSWriters.org.

Vets Coffee
Jan 3, 9 am First Wednesday
PDQ, 285 Harvey St. All veterans and friends are invited to attend. For more info, call Don Timmons at 336-331-1309 or email don.timmons@nullhospicecarecenter.org.

First Thursday Friends Seniors
Jan 4, 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for info.

Downtown Winston-Salem First Friday Gallery Hop
Jan 5, 7-10 pm
Galleries and stores on Trade Street and surrounding streets will be open, as well as restaurants.

AARP Chapter Holiday Luncheon
Jan 9, Noon – 1 pm
Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive. Registration for lunch required. To register, call 336-771-1044 or email evaleejr2@nullgmail.com.

Second Thursday Writers Group
Jan 11, 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 info.

Maple Springers Monthly Fellowship Luncheon
Jan 15, 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Maple Springs UMC, $4 for lunch. To RSVP, contact Candice Back at 336-768-6711 by 5 pm Monday of the week of luncheon.

Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Winston-Salem
Jan 16, 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 Winston-Salem. For more info, email Jean at wsandn@nullaol.com or visit WSNewcomers.blogspot.com.

Clemmons Cookin’ Book Club
Jan 17, 12:15 pm
Clemmons Public Library, 3554 Clemmons Rd. Choose a recipe from the December cookbook and bring in the finished dish on meeting day to share and discuss the recipes. Call 336-703-2921 for details.

Third Thursday Adult Coloring Club
Jan 18, 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for info.

Gray High School Alumni Breakfast
Jan 31 (Every last Wednesday)  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.

General Information

Wake Forest Baptist Health Best Health Program will hold free health seminars, screenings and events during the month of May. For info and to register, call 336-713-2378 or visit WakeHealth.edu/besthealth.

Senior Services has an online community events calendar that features events and activities of interest to seniors. To view the calendar, go to SeniorServicesInc.org/events.

The Children’s Museum offers many classes and story time events that are wonderful opportunities for grandparents and grandchildren to share time together. A special grandparent’s membership is available. For a schedule of events, visit ChildrensMuseumOfWS.org.

The City of Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Special Populations Dept. offers many activities for seniors, including the annual Piedmont Plus Senior Games & Silver Arts. Find more info on their website at CityOfWS.org/seniors.

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem offers various ongoing classes, groups and day trips. For a schedule of events, visit ShepherdsCenter.org.

Farmer’s markets, food events

Dixie Classic Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market
Saturdays 6 am – 1 pm, year round
Produce, meats, jams, jellies, breads, honey, coffee and more! Enter through the parking area off 27th St.

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market Mon. – Sat. 6 am – 6 pm
2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax. Visit TriadFarmersMarket.com for more info.

Greensboro Curb Market
Wed, 7 am – 2 pm
501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Indoor market with free parking. For more info, visit GSOFarmersMarket.org.

Tour de Food
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 1:45 pm
Gourmet food tours in downtown Winston-Salem, walking through Winston-Salem history, meeting chefs, restaurant owners, artisans and sampling a dish at each stop. For info, call 336-406-6294 or visit TourdeFood.net.

Wine Tastings
4–7 pm Fridays & Noon – 6 pm Saturdays
Total Wine & More, 551 S. Stratford Road. Free. For info, call 336-245-0388.

Art & Literary Classes and Activities

Walkers of Walkertown
Mondays & Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Hosted by the Forsyth County Public Library, Walkertown Branch, 2969 Main St. Call 336-703-2990 for more info.

Walkertown Writer’s Group
2nd and 4th Mondays, 7 pm
Ann Wallace is the group leader. For info, email mydogbuttercup2012@nullatt.net.

Knitting Club
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Hosted by Forsyth County Public Library, Reynolda Manor Branch, 2839 Fairlawn Dr.

Tuesday at Two Book Club
1st Tuesdays 2 pm
Lewisville Branch Library, 6490 Shallowford Rd. Free. Call 336-703-2940 for info.

Twin City Cribbage Club
Tuesdays, 6 – 9 pm
Polo Park Recreation Center, 1850 Polo Rd. Call 336-682-2921 or visit TwinCityCribbageClub.com.

Intermediate Bridge Tuesdays,
10 am – noon Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St. Call 336-758-0217 for info.

Fellowship and Game Time Wednesdays,
1:30 pm Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert Rd. For more info on this and other classes, go to ShepherdsCenter.org.

Creative Needles: Quilting, Crocheting and Knitting Wednesdays,
10 am – Noon Hosted by the Forsyth County Public Library, Walkertown Branch, 2969 Main St., Walkertown.

Third Wednesday Book Club
3rd Wednesdays 2 pm
The Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St. Free. Call 760-6303 for more info.

Friday Senior Social Club
Fridays 2 – 3:30 pm
Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St. This group will have a different focus each week, including touring local attractions. Come out and meet new friends and increase your social circle. Free! For info call 336-748-0217 or visit ShepherdsCenter.org.

Acrylic Painting Workshops
Fridays
9:30 am – Noon
Our House, South Fork Recreation Center, 4403 Country Club Rd. Craig Richards will instruct adults 18 and older. Supplies will be provided. Cost is $30 for individual classes, $125 for five classes. Space is limited. For info, call 336-659-4305.

Second Saturday Bird Walk
2nd Saturdays
9 am
Muddy Creek Greenway parking lot off Meadowlark Drive. For info visit Forsyth-Audubon.org.

Farmer’s Markets, Food Events

Dixie Classic Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 6 am – 1 pm, year round
Produce, meats, jams, jellies, breads, honey, coffee and more! Enter through the parking area off 27th St.

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market
Mon. – Sat., 6 am – 6 pm
2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax. Visit TriadFarmersMarket.com for more information.

Greensboro Curb Market
Wed, 7 am – 2 pm
501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Indoor market with free parking. For more information, visit GSOFarmersMarket.org.

Tour de Food
2nd and 4th Saturdays, 1:45 pm
Gourmet food tours in downtown Winston-Salem, walking through Winston-Salem history, meeting chefs, restaurant owners, artisans and sampling a dish at each stop. For information, call 336-406-6294 or visit TourdeFood.net.

Wine Tastings
4–7 pm, Fridays and Noon – 6 pm Saturdays
Total Wine & More, 551 S. Stratford Road. Free. For information, call 336-245-0388.

Ongoing Events: Arts & Literary Classes & Activities

Walkers of Walkertown
Mon & Thurs, 9:30–10:30 am
Forsyth County Public Library, Walkertown. 336-703-2990

Walkertown Writer’s Group
2nd & 4th Mon, 7 pm
Ann Wallace is group leader. Email mydogbuttercup2012@nullatt.net

Knitting Club
Tues, 6:30–7:30 pm
Forsyth County Public Library, Reynolda Manor.

Tues @ Two Book Club
First Tues, 2 pm
Lewisville Library, Free. 336-703-2940

Twin City Cribbage Club
Tues, 6–9 pm
Polo Park Recreation Ctr. 336-682-2921 TwinCityCribbageClub.com

Intermediate Bridge
Tues, 10 am–Noon
Shepherd’s Center, 336-758-0217.

Fellowship/Game Time
Wed, 1:30 pm
Shepherd’s Center. ShepherdsCenter.org

Creative Needles
Wed, 10 am– Noon
Quilting, Crocheting & Knitting. Forsyth County Public Library, Walkertown.

Book Club
3rd Wed, 2 pm
The Shepherd’s Center. Free. 336-760-6303

Open Mic Night
3rd Wed, 7 pm
Milton Rhodes Center at Hanes Brand Theatre. Writers read five-minute excerpts from their prose or poetry. Free. WSWriters.org

Veteran’s Coffee
3rd Thurs, 8:30–10:30 am
Outback Steakhouse, 505 Highland Ave. Veterans of all ages visit with old friends and meet new ones. Don Timmons 336-331-1309

Adult Coloring Club
Thurs, 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library. Group for fun and stress relief. Free. Ages 18 and up. 336-703-2910

Friday Senior Social Club
Fri, 2–3:30 pm
Shepherd’s Ctr: Different focus each week, plus touring local attractions. Free! 336-748-0217. ShepherdsCenter.org

Acrylic Painting Workshops
Fri, 9:30 am–Noon
Our House, South Fork Recreation Center, 4403 Country Club Rd. Craig Richards will instruct adults 18 and older. Supplies will be provided. Cost is $30 for individual classes, $125 for five classes. Space is limited. For information, call 336-659-4305.

Second Saturday Bird Walk
2nd Sat 9 am
Muddy Creek Greenway parking lot off Meadowlark Dr.

Recreation & Community Center Locations

South Fork Community Center
4403 Country Club Rd,
Winston-Salem

Sedge Garden Recreation Center
401 Robbins Rd,
Kernersville

Taylor Recreation Center
1471 W. Clemmonsville Rd,
Winston-Salem

Old Town Recreation Center
4550 Shattalon Dr,
Winston-Salem

Shepherd's Center
1700 Ebert St,
Winston-Salem

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

Polo Park Recreation Center
1850 Polo Rd,
Winston-Salem

Clemmons Civic Club
2870 Meadowbrook Dr,
Clemmons