Coming events

Dance, bees, Valentine topics of events
Jan. 31, 2013 @ 01:29 PM

VALENTINE PARTY
The Pastor's Pantry will hold a Valentine’s “Party for the Pantry” from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Feb. 9, at The City Club of Lexington, 5 City Club Circle. Admission is five nonperishable food items per person. Second Wind will perform. A cash bar will be available.
Pastor's Pantry provides monthly groceries to senior citizens, some in Thomasville, who need emergency food.
Dinner reservations are available by calling 248-2712.

VALENTINE CELEBRATION
The Thomasville Woman's Club, 15 Elliott Drive, will hold its annual  fundraiser Valentine celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. The Storyteller Band will provide music for dancing and entertainment.  The evening includes a buffet dinner, dessert and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 per person or $185 for a table of eight. Call 475- 6597 for tickets. 

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN
The Democratic Women of Davidson County will meet Tuesday, Feb. 12,  at Shoto's Restaurant, 1033 Randolph St. in Southgate Shopping Center, Thomasville.  Partipants may come at 6 p.m. to ordeer diner or come at 6:30 p.m. for beverage and dessert. The meeting will start at 7 p.m.  For more information, call 476-6807.

DAY OF DANCE
The Women’s Heart Center of Thomasville Medical Center will offer “Day of Dance for your Health” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at Thomasville High School gym, 410 Unity St.
The event offers dance, health screenings such as cholesterol, BMI, blood pressure checks and heart healthy recipes.
Wear comfortable clothes that allow movement, said organizers . Admission is free.
Sponsors include the Tom A. Finch Community YMCa, Communities In Schools of Thomasville, Thomasville Parks and Recreation, Thomasville City Schools, N.C. Cooperative Extension and Davidson County.

BEEKEEPERS
The Davidson County Beekeepers Association will be hosting a beginners beekeeping course. Classes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Mondays, beginning Feb. 4, at the Davidson County Agricultural Auditorium, 301 E. Center St in Lexington.  The $25 fee includes a book, "First Lessons in Beekeeping,"  hive tool and raffle entry for complete hive with bees.  For additional information, contact John Pledger at 475-5137 or triadbeesupply@northstate.net  or Jamie Jarrell at 243-2339 or dchoneybees@triad.rr.com.

JOINT PAIN SEMINAR
The Piedmont Joint Replacement Center at High Point Regional Health System will host  a free knee and hip pain seminar at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at The Fitness Center at Kenersville, 861 Old Winston Road. The seminar will offer information about joint-pain treatments, medications, nutrition and exercise.
Call 878-6888 to register. Registration is required.

SPRING DAZE
The 10th annual Spring Daze will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in downtown Thomasville on E. Main Street. Applications are available at Thomasville City Hall or may be downloaded at thomasville-nc.gov. Click on the Beautification Committee and then Spring Daze.

GALA
Communities In Schools of Thomasville will hold its Mid-Winter Gala Friday, Feb. 8, at 12 W. Main St. The evening includes dinner, music and a hot chocolate bar. Ticket are $50 per person and all proceeds benefit CIS of Thomasville and its programs. 
Greg & The Beach and Blues Quintet will provide the musical entertainment. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by a dinner buffet at 7 p.m.
For more information, 474-4233.

CANCER SURVIVORS
The Thomasville Medical Center offers “Feel Good Friday,” every third Friday of the month, for cancer patients and their caregivers. To participate in the program, call Elizabeth Parnell at 474-3231.