Calendar of Events


Salem Host Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., dinner and a program, Salem Civic Center.



Paint Bank Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 7:00 p.m. at the Paint Bank Fire Department. Contact 540-897-5346 for more information.



  • Practice for the Salem Choral Society, 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday in the choir room of Salem Presbyterian Church, corner of Main and Market streets in downtown Salem. Membership is open to anyone who enjoys singing. For more information, see HYPERLINK “” \t “_blank” Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. contact director Reed Carter at HYPERLINK “”
  • Salem Chess Players meet at the Salem Senior Center, 110 Union Street in Salem from 7-11 p.m. Open to anyone 16 years or older. Instructions are available.
  • Salem Kiwanis Club meets 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. for lunch, Salem Civic Center.
  • Glenvar Rotary Club meets 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. for lunch in Richfield Retirement’s Recovery and Care Center cafeteria, first floor. Guests welcome.
  • Knights of Columbus hosts bingo for charity. Proceeds support local charities including RAM House, Madonna House, the Roanoke Rescue Mission, Saint Francis House, food pantries and various youth projects. Games are played from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Gator Hall, located at 5301 Williamson Road, near Happy’s Flea Market.
  • All ages are welcome to TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) at 5:15 p.m. at the Salem Senior Center. For more information, call Judy at 540-312-7105.



Alzheimer’s /Dementia Caregiver Support Group at 2 p.m. at Salem Terrace at Harrogate.



  • Salem Rotary Club meets at noon for lunch, Salem Civic Center.
  • Catawba Valley Farmers Market open 3:30 to 7:00 p.m., May 10 to October 18, rain or shine. Local produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, plants, crafts and more. Music and educational displays on occasion. Located at Catawba Community Center, 4965 Catawba Creek Road (Rt. 779) in Catawba. Follow us on Facebook for weekly newsletter, updates and more. Handicap accessible, playground, restrooms.



  • Salem Farmers Market from 9:30 a.m. to noon, weather permitting. Select vendors will have country sausage, cage-free eggs, grass-fed beef, cage-pasture-raised chicken, homemade rolls, pieces of artisan bread, muffins, seasonal greens and more.
  • Beginning yoga class for seniors at Salem Terrace at Harrogate. Contact 540-444-0343 for more information.



Artisans & Crafters Day, Christmas in July sale, at Catawba Valley Farmers Market, from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Handiwork includes pottery, goat-milk soaps and lotions, primitive signs, felted wool animals, ornaments and pens, woodworking, quilts, gemstone jewelry, quilted purses and barn wood birdhouses. for full list and photos.



The Salem Terrace Health & Wellness Fair will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Blood glucose testing, and balance assessments among other resources will be available. The predetermined schedule is as follows: 1 p.m. – Alzheimer’s Association presentation Love Your Brain, 2 p.m. – Kennedy Health & Wellness presentation Nutrition & Aging and 3 p.m. – Seated Yoga Demo.



Cruise-In and Movie Under the Stars is a fund-raiser for the Missions Department, in partnership with the church’s Music and Creative Ministry. Proceeds will benefit a mission trip to the Philippines. Cars, trucks and motorcycles are invited to participate in the cruise-in and movie. The evening also features plate dinners for $7.50 and the outdoor showing of Cars 3. Snacks will be available for the movie for .50 to $3.00. Contact Music Director Clayton Kipps at 540-381-0434 ext. 104 for more information.


JULY 27 – JULY 29

Hero Central Vacation Bible School at the Salem Church of Christ. Friday and Saturday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Sunday morning celebration will last from 10 am to noon. There will be a free pizza lunch after service for VBS kids and their families! Sign up online at, through the church office or join us on the evening.

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