Ongoing

Feeding Greene, the county’s food pantry, is in need of volunteers to help with food distribution to families, stocking of shelves on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am. 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 from 3-5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Call (434) 985-3663 or email feedinggreeneinc@gmail.com for information.

June 14

The William Monroe High School Decade Reunion Committee will meet at the Greene County Library from 1-3 p.m. Interested attendees of Monroe through the class of 1969 are welcome. The Decades Reunion will be held in the fall. For more information, contact Barbara Haney at (804) 559-3893.

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/

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Entrance fees to Shenandoah National Park are waived for residents living in the nine counties bordering the park, including Greene, in honor of Neighbors Day.

June 16

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. 

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Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16 from 8-11:30 a.m.

June 17

The Greene County School Board will hold its School Board Retreat on Monday, June 17 at 5 p.m. at 3165 South River Road, Stanardsville.

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.

June 20

An unserviceable American Flag retirement ceremony will be held on the evening on Thursday, June 20. American Legion Post 128 will properly dispose of worn out flags on this date. 

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The Rapidan Service Authority will meet at 2 p.m. at the Stanardsville Town Hall on Celt Road, Stanardsville. June 21 Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department will host two bands on June 21 from 7-10 p.m. Blue Mountain Bluegrass with Freddie Frazier will play from 7-8:30 p.m. Joe McAllister & Minute Men will play from 8:30-10 p.m. Call (434) 985-7030 for more information.

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Revalation Vineyards in Madison will hold its third-Friday series on June 21 at 3 p.m. to benefit the Literacy Council of Madison and its adult education services. Bring lawn chairs. The vineyard is at 2710 Hebron Valley Road, Madison. For more information, call (540) 407-1236 or email info@revalationvineyard.com.

June 22

Celebrate Dairy Month with the Greene County Farm Bureau’s Women’s Committee on Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come see the automatic milking parlor at the McDaniel Dairy Farm in Ruckersville. There will be hot dogs and ice cream and activities for the kids. Come out to Heavenly Acres Farm, 1570 Fredericksburg Road, Ruckersville, to learn more about what it takes to run a dairy farm. 

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The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will participate in the annual U.S. and Canada ham radio event, beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Ham operators set up their gear and try to contact as many other hams as possible during a 24-hour period. It will end at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.

June 23

The Greene County Democrats invite the public for a Potluck Dinner on Sunday, June 23, 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.

June 27

The Greene County Chamber of Commerce holds a meet and greet from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 with new Greene County Administrator Mark Taylor, as well as other county officials and the chamber’s board. There is no fee but RSVPs need to be received no later than June 13. To register or for information, visit www.greenecoc.org.

June 29

A summer craft fair will be held at the American Post Legion 128 building on June 29. Community members may set up to sell or come to buy. The Legion building is located at 636 Madison Road, Stanardsville. For more information, contact Sebi Estes at (434) 989-2156. 

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The Art Guild of Greene will host a country wooden sign workshop on Saturday, June 29 from 1-3 p.m. at MadArts in Rochelle. Register at http:// www.artguildofgreene.org/winterspring-2019-classes/

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Join Master Naturalists and other experts for “Nature Exploration – Mushrooms and Other Forest Floor Dwellers” on June 29 from 10 a.m. – noon. The walk may involved moderate hills and is suitable for elementary age children and up. For more information or to register, visit www.montpelier.org/events/ 

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Queens & Kings of Courage Central Virginia fundraising pageant will be held from 5-8:30 p.m. at William Monroe High School in Stanardsville. Contestants can be from anywhere in Central Virginia. Every dollar earned from entry fees, donations, money from concessions and money raised will go to the American Cancer Society in memory of Owen Barber, who died earlier after being diagnosed with T-All cancer (an aggressive rare type of leukemia). Part of the proceeds will go to Owen’s parents, Scott and Gwen, to help take some of the financial burden off their shoulders. For more information, email Katina McCain at katinalea72@yahoo.com.

July 4

Red, White, Blue ‘n Greene Fourth of July celebration will be held at William Monroe High School beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks being at 9 p.m. More information, including schedule, will be released soon. Visit www.smalltownbigparty.com for information.

July 12-27

The Four County Players presents Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the historic Barboursville Ruins at Barboursville Vineyards with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and curtain at 7 p.m. Gourmet picnic basket for two can be ordered through Palladio Restaurant. Tickets online at www.fourcop.org or (540) 832-5355.

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