Community Calendar – February 23rd, 2017

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THIRD MONDAY

 

  • Roanoke County Woman’s Club evening meeting, 7:30 p.m. in members’ homes. For more information, call (540) 387-1681.

 

EACH TUESDAY

 

  • 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 www.salemchoralsociety.comor contact director Reed Carter at reed.salemchoralsociety@gmail.com.
  • 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. Instruction 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, cafeteria in Richfield Retirement’s Recovery and Care Center, 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.

 

FIRST AND

THIRD TUESDAYS

 

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

 

EACH THURSDAY

 

  • Salem Rotary Club meets at noon for lunch, Salem Civic Center.

 

EACH SATURDAY

 

Salem Farmers Market. 9:30 a.m. until noon, weather permitting. Select vendors will have country sausage, cage-free eggs, grass-fed beef, cage-pasture-raised chicken, homemade rolls, artisan breads, muffins, seasonal greens and more.

 

 

THIRD SATURDAY

 

The Caregiver Support Ministry of Shiloh Baptist Church meets the third Saturday of each month. Call the church at (540)389-0409 for more information.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

 

Salem Host Lions Club will sponsor a Bland Foundation Music Scholarship competition at Salem Baptist Church, which will start at 6:30pm. State finals will be held at the State Lions Convention at the Hotel Roanoke on Friday, May 20.

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

 

Jey Tyree is 34 years old and was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in late Oct. 2016. Jey’s family and Allsports Café are teaming up for a “Save the Jey Day” event. Located at 120 East Main Street, the Downtown Salem restaurant will start things at 6 p.m. Groove Scape & Friends featuring Brian Gray & Foster Burton are expected to perform. Portion of the nights proceeds go to help fund Jey’s stem cell transplant expenses

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

 

From 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the Salem/Roanoke Valley Coin Show will take place at the American Legion Building in Salem, location at 710 Apperson Drive. 40 booths of coin dealers from several states will be buying and selling coins, paper money, gold and silver, medals and tokens. Free admission and free parking.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

 

Jennifer Myer will host a free Medicare Educational Workshop at the Salem Public Library starting at 5:30 p.m. Contact 800-967-9386 for more information.

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

 

Please join us for the grand opening and dedication ceremony of the new Mount Regis Center. Keynote address by Dr. Jack Barber, Commissioner of the Virginia DBHDS. Refreshments and faculty tours immediately following the ceremony. For more information, email lhatcher@mtregis.com.

 

 THURSDAY, MARCH 2  

 

Protect yourself from fraud, theft and scams! Salem Health and Rehabilitation Center invites all at 5:30 p.m. to participate to a complimentary dinner and an introduction to Brenda Stevenson, fraud specialist from First Citizens bank.

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

 

The Salem Museum Landscaping Committee will sponsor its late-winter workday on at 9:00 a.m.  Bring your rake, broom, pruners, weeders or any other garden tool that you may need to help clean up the landscaping around the entrance to the Museum, the Salem Garden Club’s Memorial Garden and Monarch Butterfly Waystation.  For more information, call the Salem Museum at 389-6760.