Comving Events Feb. 9
A North Carolina boating safety education course will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Thomasville Fire Depaartment headquarters, 712 E. Main St. The instructor will be Officer Brandon Jones of the N.C. Wildlife Commission. Seating is limited to 20.
Registration opens March 19 at http://www.register-ed.com/programs/53.
Larry O'Dell, CPA with QuickBooks expertise, will give a presentation about the key business functions of the program from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce. The seminar will demonstrate how QuickBooks can optimize cash flow and other business finances. Participants will receive a handbook. Register for this free seminar by visiting www.davidsonccc.edu and click on Continuing Education or contact the Small Business Center at the Chamber.
On Feb. 8 the Chamber presented a business tax breakfast meeting.
RELAY FOR LIFE
The Relay For Life Team Pink Panther team will hold an auction and dinner at Good Hope Methodist Church Saturday, Feb. 16, beginning at 5p.m. The $5 admission covers all-you-can-eat soups, drinks and desserts. The auction begins at 6 p.m. Good Hope Methodist Church is located on the corner of Hwy 150 and Hampton Road in Davidson County.
The Pink Musketeers=HOPE for a Day of Hope at Sweet Peas in Lexington will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. Stop in anytime for a meal that will help the team raise money for Relay For Life. Please tell your server you are there for Relay For Life.
The High Point Public Library will begin a new series called Gamers Unlimited. The program, set from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, is free and open to Thomasville residents.
The gaming series is for ages 14 and up. Participants play video games (console and PC), card games and even board games. There will be tournaments, how-to workshops and more.
If additional information or special assistance is needed, contact Nic Covington at least five days before a performance at 883-8512. The library is located at 901 N. Main St. in High Point.
Thomasville Masonic Lodge will hold a Brunswick stew from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. The price is $7 a quart, carry-out only. Tickets may be purchased at Bowers Lumber Company, 1208 Lexington Ave., or at Downs Construction, 228 Cedar Lodge Road. Tickets are preferred for purchase but walk-ins are welcome. Thomasville Masonic Lodge is located at 720 Salem St.
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.
The Animal Awareness Society, a nonprofit, will hold a rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Riders in the Country, 5701 Randleman Road, Randleman. The clinic is open to Davidson County residents. The cost is $5. Cats should be in carriers ad dogs on a leash.
Pet owners should bring previous vaccination certificates, not tags. The clinic also offers distemper shots for $6, nail trimming for $5 and microchip for $20. For more information, call 498-6013.
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.
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.
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.