TIMBERWOLVES BASKETBALL RADIO – Tune in to WJRM 1390 AM or via the WJRM app to listen to John and Johnathan Inman with Coach Randy Jordan’s Timberwolves’ basketball feature. The show airs every Friday at 5 p.m.

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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.

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TROY / MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer Breakfast, Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m.; Lunch, Canasta & Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, Dec. 13, 12:30 p.m. All activities are for seniors 55+ or married to. Call 910-572-4464 for more information.

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TOWN OF STAR – Star Christmas Parade, Dec. 14, 2 p.m., call (910) 428-4566 for information or to enter; Miss Merry Christmas Pageant, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. at Star Elementary School.

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TWINKLE TOES 5K RACE – will be held Dec. 14, 8 a.m. at Star Elementary School. Email Stacy Crump at stacey.crump@montgomery.k12.nc.us to sign up or for more information.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER – Christmas Gala, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. Tickets $15/adult and $5/child. Call (910) 439-9099.

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STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Pre-Christmas Parade Craft / Vendor Sale, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. - noon. From noon – 2 p.m. there will be bounce houses on the school lawn. Smokehouse Bistro and Hilltop Seafood food trucks will be on site. All proceeds will go to the PTO and new playground equipment.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Christmas Tea and Open House, Dec. 15, 3 – 6 p.m. Refreshments and museum tour will be given.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VFW POST 9881 BISCOE - Turkey Shoot, every Thursday at 7 p.m. from Jan. 2 – March 26.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – There will be no December meeting. The next meeting will be Jan. 16. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at MCC, Building 200, multicultural room.

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PEABODY MUSEUM – The Peabody Museum is open every second Saturday, 1 – 2 p.m. Cost is free. Located on the lower level of the historic Peabody Academy.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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