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.”



Open Mic, Hosted by Winston-Salem Writers
First Tuesday Sept 4, Oct 2 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

AARP Chapter
Second Tuesday Sept 11, Oct 9 Noon-1 pm
Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive. For information, call 336-771-1044 or email

Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Winston-Salem
Fourth Tuesday
(except August & December) Sept 25, Oct 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

Clemmons Cookin’ Book Club
Third Wednesday Sept 19, Oct 17 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 Sept 19, Oct 17 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.

Gray High School Alumni
Last Wednesday Sept 26, Oct 31 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.

First Thursday Friends Seniors
First Thursday Sept 6, Oct 4 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for information.

Second Thursday Seniors Writers Group
Second Thursday Sept 13, Oct 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 information.

Third Thursday Adult Coloring Club
Third Thursday Sept 20, Oct 18 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Dr. Call 336-703-2910 for info.

Vets Coffee
Third Thursday Sept 20, Oct 18 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

Maple Springers Monthly Fellowship Luncheon
Fourth Thursday Sept 27, Oct 25 11:45 am – Noon
Maple Springs United Methodist Church, $5 for lunch. To RSVP, contact the church office at 336-722-7563 by 5 p.m. Monday of the week of luncheon.

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.

Downtown W-S First Friday Gallery Hop
First Friday Sept 7, Oct 5 7-10 pm
Galleries and stores on Trade St and surrounding streets will be open, as well as restaurants.

Triad Sisters in Crime Writers Group
Third Sunday Sept 23, Oct 21 1:45-4 pm
High Point Library, 901 N. Main St., High Point. All writers welcome. For more info, go to


Winston-Salem Community Band Traditional Summer Concert
Sept 2 5 pm
Fries Memorial Moravian Church, 251 N. Hawthorne St. Free.

Gallery reception for Threads, Life Views: Allergies to Allments and Children, paintings by local artist Sharon Hardin
Sept 6 5 – 7 pm
Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Dr. The exhibition will be open to the public through Oct. 30.

Aging Well Series Presented by Wake Forest Baptist Health
Sept 11 6 pm
Central Public Library auditorium. Topic will be:
Get Up, Get Out and MOVE! The whys and hows to stay active and engaged. The seminar is free but registration suggested. Call 336-713-2378 to RSVP.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Sept 20 – Oct. 26 6:30 – 8 pm
Register now for this 6-week course for anyone caring for a loved one who is frail or ill. Classes will take place, at Trinity Elms, 7449 Fair Oaks Dr, Clemmons. Registration is required. Call Linda Lewis, 336-748-0217.

Calendar Girls presented by The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem
Sept 21 – 23 & Sept 27 – 30
SECCA, 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. For tickets, visit

Workshop for Those Wishing to Support Caregivers
Sept 26 10 – 11:30 am
N.C. Baptist Aging Ministry, 201-A Idol St., Thomasville. Cost is $10 and includes book and refreshments. For more information, call 877-506-2226 or visit

Staircase, a production of 40 Plus Stage Company
Sept. 28 – Oct. 7
Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Mountcastle Black Box Theatre, 251 N Spruce St. For tickets, visit


Volunteer Orientation
Oct. 3 9:30 am – noon
Shepherd’s Center. For more information or to register to attend, call 336-748-0217 or email

Concert: Hard Times and Hope: Songs of Struggle from the Dust bowl to the Blue Ridge
Oct. 6 3 pm
Complement to Dorothea Lange’s America exhibit at Reynolda House Museum of American Art The concert will feature music of the Dust Bowl West and Depression-era Appalachia. To purchase tickets, visit

Winston-Salem Community Band Showcase Concert
Oct. 7 3 pm
Miller Park Amphitheater, Queen St. near Moore School. Free.

Aging Well Series Presented by Wake Forest Baptist Health
Oct. 9 6 pm
Central Public Library auditorium. Topic will be: Your Heart is in Your Hands. The seminar is free but registration suggested. Call 336-713-2378 to RSVP.

Adult Children of Aging Parents Meeting
Oct. 16 5:30-7 pm
Knollwood Baptist Church, 330 Knollwood St. Topic will be Medicare and SHIIP counseling. Free. All are welcome, but the focus will be on the needs of adult children who are caring for their aging parents. For more information, 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,