MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES – Licensed foster homes are needed in Montgomery County. To find out how to become a licensed foster parent, please contact Stephanie Smith at (910) 576-6531 ext. 1162.

TROY / MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – All scheduled activities for April have been canceled until further notice due to the Covid-19 virus.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at MCC, Building 200, multicultural room.

EAST VS. WEST ALUMNI BASEBALL GAME – May 2, 6 p.m. at West Montgomery High School Baseball Stadium. Adults and children 13 and over, $2; children 12 and under, free. Contact Mark Haywood at (910) 573-1799 for more information.

WESCARE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – N.C. Opportunity Scholarships available to attend Wescare Christian Academy for grades K-12 (www.ncseaa.edu). Applications will be accepted through the month of February. Call (910) 572-2270, (910) 974-1007, or visit www.wescareacademy.org for information.

TROY WOMAN’S CLUB – will be accepting donations for Toiletries for Teens to provide the local middle and high schools with hygiene products to be available to the students when needed. Items can be dropped off at Uwharrie Mercantile or to any club member.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEALS ON WHEELS – Volunteers are needed for the Meals on Wheels Program. To find out how you can help, call 910-572-0050.

PEABODY MUSEUM – The Peabody Museum is open every second Saturday, 1 – 2 p.m. There is no cost. Located on the lower level of the historic Peabody Academy.

TIMBERWOLVES BASEBALL RADIO – Tune in to WJRM 1390 AM in Troy, 88.1 FM WMTG in Mt. Gilead or via the WJRM app to listen to John and Jon with Coach Hassell for “The Busiest 10 Minutes in Baseball.” The show airs every Friday at 5 p.m.

PIEDMONT TRIAD REGIONAL COUNCIL AREA AGENCY ON AGING - The Future of Aging in the Piedmont Triad survey. Visit www.ptrc.org/2020 to complete the survey. Your input will help inform the 2021-2024 Area Plan. The survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Biscoe Library - Tech Tuesdays, first Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m.; Candor Library - Movie Day, second and fourth Thursdays, 4 p.m.; Mt. Gilead Library - Lego Day, first Fridays, 3 p.m.; Game Day, third Fridays, 3 p.m.; Story Time, fourth Fridays, 4 p.m.; Star Library – Story Time, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

MONTGOMERY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFICE – Creative Hands 4-H Club meets the first Monday of the month, 5 – 6:15 p.m. at the extension office. Young people ages 5 - 18 are welcome.

 

MONTGOMERY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY – meets second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., behind the Biscoe Presbyterian Church in Biscoe.

HOME-SCHOOL - Montgomery County Home-School community group of non-profit home educators is open to families in the county. If interested in participating in the free group, contact 910-220-5366 or mocohsg@gmail.com.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Montgomery County Library, 7 p.m. For more information contact Danny McRae, 910-439-5043.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, third Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. Bring your CDs and sing. Also taking donations for future auctions. Call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351 for information.

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum Sundays, 2 – 4 p.m. Cost is free.

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open Tuesdays, 8 – noon, and every third Saturday.

WINDBLOW SMURFS - The Smurfs annual Easter hunt scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled.