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 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 from 3-5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Call (434) 985-3663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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.
The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will meet at the Blue Ridge Café on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. All ham radio operators and those wishing to become hams are welcome.
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. Sale dates are June 8, June 22 and June 29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Greene County School Board will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in the County Meeting Room of the County Administration Building located at 40 Celt Road, Stanardsville.
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.
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 email@example.com for information about registration.
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/.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
American Legion Post 128 conducts raffle ticket sales 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. Sale dates are June 22 and June 29.
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.