May 30

Pro-life group of Greene County will meet on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shepherd of the Hills Church Hall located at 6562 Amicus Road, Ruckersville. All are welcome.

June 1

The Art Guild of Greene will host a beginner beaded jewelry class on Saturday, June 1 from 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. at JABA. Register at http://www.artguildofgreene.org/winter-spring-2019- classes/.

June 2

Peel back 250 years of landscaping one layer at a time to learn how the grounds of James Madison’s Montpelier became a trove of champion trees and unique plantings. This is a free tour on Sunday, June 2 from 1-3 p.m. Meet at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center, 11350 Constitution Highway in Orange.

June 3

The Greene County Republican Committee will hold a mass meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the Stanardsville Courthouse. The purpose is to elect candidates to represent the Republican Party in the general election on Nov. 5 for sheriff and clerk of court for Greene County. Candidate must have pre-file forms turned in by May 30 to participate. Registration beings at 5:30 p.m. for the mass meeting. The courthouse is at 22 Court St., Stanardsville.

June 4

Greene County Social Services will hold a cooling assistance event on June 4 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Applications will be available for the cooling program and Medicaid expansion. Staff will be available for questions and to help with applications. Refreshments and giveaways available while supplies last. Greene County Sheriff’s office will also be on site doing finger print cards for kids. Greene County Social Services is located at 10009 Spotswood Trail, Stanardsville. Call (434) 985-5246 for more information. 

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The William Monroe High School Decade Reunion Committee will meet at the Greene County Library from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4. Interested attendees of William Monroe High School classes through the Class of 1969 are welcome to attend to represent your classmates in the planning process. The Decades Reunion will be held in the fall of this year. For more information, contact Barbara Haney at (804) 559-3893. If you were a 1966 graduate, please send your contact information to Evelyn Powell Deane at epdeane@gmail.com

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The Greene County Democrats invite everyone for coffee and pastry at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the Town Hall Building in Stanardsville, 19 Celt Road across from the County Administration Building. Parking is available behind the Town Hall or across the street. There will be lively discussions concerning pertinent national, state and local issues, guest speakers, candidates, and more. For more information about the organization, visit www.democratsofgreenecounty.com or on Facebook.

June 6

JABA will offer a free six-week program for adults living with chronic pain, as well as their family members and caregivers. The six-week workshop will meet on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – noon on June 6, 13, 20, 17 and July 11 and 18. To register, call (434) 985-2047.

June 8

American Legion Post 128 conducts raffle ticket sales on several Saturdays at Walmart in Ruckersville. The group is raffling off money as prizes. The winner will be announced at the Greene County Courthouse at the end of the 4th of July parade.

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The William Monroe High School volleyball team hosts a car wash and bake sale at Advance Auto in Ruckersville from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to help cover the cost of camp and apparel. Advance Auto is at 7093 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville.

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Join Master Naturalists and Montpelier’s Curator of Horticulture for the second Seasonal Forest Stroll through the historic Landmark Forest while learning about the history that shapes present-day forest ecology. The stroll will then continue to Demonstration Forest for forestry management practices on display. This family-friendly 2 hour walk is best suited for those comfortable with light hiking. For more information or to register, visit www.montpelier.org/events.

June 11

The Greene County Lions Club, Piedmont Stella Masonic Lodge #50 and the American Red Cross invite everyone to donate blood Tuesday, June 11 from 2- 6:30 p.m. at the Eugene Giuseppe Center of Piedmont Virginia Community College in Stanardsville. To make an appointment, call (434) 985-6655.

June 12

The VSU Small Farm Outreach Program will sponsor a field day Wednesday, June 12, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Carver Center, located at 9432 James Madison Highway in Rapidan. The event will be an opportunity for farmers to learn about a variety of crop production and field management practices and research, and to connect with experts, agricultural leaders and USDA representatives. Field day is free and open to the public. To register, visit ext.vsu.edu and click on “calendar of events.” For more information, call (804) 524-3292.

June 15

The Art Guild of Greene will host a barn quilt workshop on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Hebron Lutheran Church in Madison. Contact Vyvyan Rundgren at (540) 421-2742 or vyvyanr@gmail.com for information about registration. 

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The Art Guild of Greene will host a country wooden sign workshop on Saturday, June 15 from 1-3 p.m. at JABA. Register at http://www.artguildofgreene.org/winter-spring-2019-classes/.

June 16

The Greene County Democrats invite the public for a Potluck Dinner on Sunday, June 16, from 5-7 p.m. to discuss initiatives for 2019 at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall in Stanardsville. The church is at 97 Main St., Stanardsville and the Parish Hall is on Ford Avenue behind the church. Parking is available by the Parish Hall and in the Hardware Store parking lot across the street. Bring a dish for this event. Beverages will be provided and people are welcome to bring a favorite wine to share. For information about the organization, visit www.democratsofgreenecounty.com or follow on Facebook.

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The 92nd Annual Powell Reunion will be held at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 16 beginning at 11 a.m. with arrival and greetings until 1 p.m. Picnic lunch starts at 1 p.m. The church is at 76 Garth Road in Stanardsville. For information, call Calvin at (434) 985-7347 or Joann at (434) 985- 2382.

June 19

Grace Health and Rehab Center will hold a free Medicare 101 educational seminar on Wednesday, June 19 from 6- 7:30 p.m. RSVP to Michelle Pitts at (434) 985-4434 or stamark@gracehc.com.

Ongoing

Feeding Greene, the county’s food pantry, is in need of volunteers to stock shelves on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon, data entry, food pickup at local grocery stores on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. and relief drivers to deliver groceries to homebound families on the third Wednesday of each month. Call (434) 985-3663 or email feedinggreeneinc@gmail.com.

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