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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming events in the Danville area

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Because this section is free of charge, community events are subject to run based on available space. Religion items are published on the Saturday church page. Email events to news@registerbee.com   

TODAY, JUNE 21

BLOOD DRIVE: The Sovah Blood Donor Center will hold a blood drive at Jersey Mike's Subs, 165 Holt Garrison Parkway, Suite 570-A, from 4 to 7 p.m. Each donor will receive a T-shirt and meal from Jersey Mike's Subs. Donors also will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gas card.

LIBRARY SCOUTS: Become a Library Scout at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for explorer themed activities, crafts and complete service projects. Riverwalk Trail Clean-up. For ages 7 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

THE WRITE STUFF-ADULT WRITING GROUP: All genres and writing styles welcome at the Ruby B. Archie Library Auditorium writing group from 6 to 7 p.m. for ages 18 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

KAYAK CAMP I: Kayak Camp I is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  from June 21-23 for $80 for ages 8 to 12. Register by June 15. For more information, call 434-799-5150.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

SUMMER TALES: Listen to stories, sing and dance and complete a craft in the summer storytime series on Wednesdays at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space for all ages from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

SUMMER TWEEN MOVIE NIGHT: Hang out with friends, eat pizza and watch the camp classic "The Parent Trap" from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library auditorium. For grades six to 12. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket or picnic basket. In event  of rain, concert will be moved inside of market. Performing will be Wayne Euliss with a tribute to Elvis. For information, call 434-793-4636.

STUFFED ANIMAL CAMPOUT: Bring stuffed animal friends for a fun night of "campfire" games and stories — with a snack provided — from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. For ages 2 to 6. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

DOODLES AND THINGS: DRAWING 101: Learn the basics of landscapes and figure drawing in these introductory drawing sessions for ages 10 and up from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. No fee. Landscapes. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

BREAKFAST AT THE EAGLES: Breakfast at the Eagles from 8 to 11 a.m., open to the public. Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, gravy, bread and beverage for $8. For more information, call 434-251-0994. Breakfasts are held the fourth Saturday of the month.

FREE COMMUNITY HOT DOG LUNCH: Trinity United Methodist Church, 409 Arnett Blvd., will have a free community hot dog lunch with pick up from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

SUMMER TALES: Listen to stories, sing and dance and complete a craft in the summer storytime series on Saturdays at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space for all ages from 11 a.m. to noon. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

MONDAY, JUNE 27

MAKER MONDAYS: Put makers caps on to build, explore, tinker and create fun hands-on projects. Each session will have different activities to try and problems to solve for ages 7 and up from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. No Fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

OUTDOOR CAMP: Adventure Camp I is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 27-July 1 for ages 8 to 14 at cost of $130. Register by June 22. For more information, call 434-799-5150.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

START UP SLAM: Dan River District Association will hold Start Up Slam from 6 to 8 p.m. at the River District Event Center, 136 S. Ridge St. Anyone in the community is invited to attend but a reservation is required and limited to 100 people. Cost is $10 at the door for a chance to to share business ideas. To reserve a seat, call the RDA office at 434-791-0210 or email alyssa@riverdistrictassociation.com

THE CRAFTING CABIN: Try your hand at painting on tiny canvases and building living houses out of sponges and grass seed in this throwback to camp crafts from 5 to 6 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space/Auditorium for ages 12 and up. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195. No fee. Craft: Sun Prints (weather permitting).

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket, picnic basket. In event of rain concert will be moved inside of market. Performing tonight will be Jus' Cauz Band. For information, call 434-793-4636.

THINK ON YOUR FEET-WRITERS' WALK: Follow in the footsteps of avid walkers and prolific walkers such as Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf and Henry David Thoreau. Exercise body and mind and get inspired by the nature around you from 6 to 7 p.m. at Anglers Park for ages 18 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

MONDAY, JULY 4

JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION: Celebration begins at 6 p.m. at Carrington Pavilion with free entertainment by the Seven til Sunrise Band at 7:30 p.m., vendors, concessions onsite; followed by fireworks at dusk (weather permitting). Free admission. For more information, call 434-793-4636.

TUESDAY, JULY 5

STORYTELLERS: CREATIVE WRITING 101: Tweens can explore and foster creative voice through writing prompts and exercises. Covering short stories, poetry, prose, non-fiction and more, writers will be able to share their work and collaborate with others in a relaxed workshop environment from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. For ages 10 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

THE WRITE STUFF - ADULT WRITING GROUP: All genres and writing styles welcome at the Ruby B. Archie Library Auditorium writing group from 6 to 7 p.m. for ages 18 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

BLAST FROM THE PAST: CLASSICS BOOK CLUB: Dive into the classics this summer from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. A free copy of the book "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton, will be given to the first newcomer to register a month before the meeting. For grades nine to 12. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

THURSDAY, JULY 7

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket, picnic basket. In event of rain concert will be moved inside of market. Performing tonight will be Sahara Reggae Band. For information, call 434-793-4636.

MAD SCIENTISTS: Put on your goggles and lab coats and explore component of STEAM through hands-on demonstrations, experiments and crafts from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space, demonstration Flying Marvels. For ages eight and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

TEEN TAKEOVER: After hours at the Ruby B. Archie Library. For teens only, grades six to 12. Held from 5 to 7 p.m.; no fee. Play video games, eat pizza and more. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

BASICS OF OUTDOOR SURVIVAL: Join outdoor recreation coordinator Maggie Brown to learn essential survival skills and what items you should carry to ensure success in the wilderness from 9 to 11 a.m. at Anglers Park. No fee. For ages 18 and up. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

INFINITY ACRES EXHIBIT: Rabbits, reptiles and Llamas at the Ruby B. Archie Library Parking lot. All ages; no fee. Session I is from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.; Session II-noon to 12:45 p.m.; registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

MONDAY, JULY 11

LEGO BRICK ENGINEERS: Bricks provided, imagination required. All Lego models will be displayed in the children's department at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. Held from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages five and up. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

YOUTH DUNGEONS & DRAGONS-CANDLEKEEP MYSTERIES: Join the ongoing adventure exploring the mysteries of Candlekeep at the Ruby B. Archie Library auditorium from 4 to 6:30 p.m. for grades six to 12. Space is limited. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195. No fee.

KAYAK CAMP II: Kayak Camp II will be held from July 11-15 at 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ages 10 to 16 at cost of $130. For more information, call 434-799-5150.

TUESDAY, JULY 12

THE CRAFTING CABIN: Try your hand at painting on tiny canvases and building living houses out of sponges and grass seed in this throwback to camp crafts from 5 to 6 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space/Auditorium for ages 12 and up. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195. No fee. Craft: Sponge and Grass Seed Houses.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

BOOKWORMS: TWEEN BOOK CLUB: Talk about the book of the month with your fellow bookworms from 4 to 5 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space for grades five to eight. A free copy of the book will be given out to the first newcomer to register a month before the meeting. Snacks provided. The book for July "The Last Cuentista" by Donna Barba Higuera. Register by calling 434-799-5195.

THURSDAY, JULY 14

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket, picnic basket. In event of rain concert will be moved inside of market. Performing tonight will be Define Jazz. For information, call 434-793-4636.

DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT: For ages 11 and under at the Ruby B. Archie Library auditorium from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Supplies and popcorn will be provided. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

FRIDAY, JULY 15

DINO TEA PARTY: Invite your prehistoric stuffed animals to teatime to sip iced tea, snack, dance and play games from 11 a.m. to noon at the Ruby B. Archie Library auditorium. For ages three to 10. No fee. Registration required by calling, 434-799-5195.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

MUSEUM MEETS MARGARITAVILLE: Annual fundraiser at Danville Museum lawn, 975 Main St. from 5 to 8 p.m. Cookout, DJ-beach music; silent auction; parrot head gear competition and more. Tickets at Karen's Hallmark; Gingerbread House; Danville Museum and eventbrite.com

HARVEST JUBILEE CONCERT: Concert at Carrington Pavilion at 6 p.m. featuring Justin Moore with special guests Desert City Ramblers and Matt Boswell. For tickets or information DanvilleHarvestJubilee.org or call Danville Welcome Center at 434-793-4636.

YOUTH DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - EPIC ENCOUNTERS: Learn the basics of Dungeons & Dragons. All experience levels are welcome at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.; grades six to 12. Registration required by calling, 434-799-5195. No fee. (register for one session only)

MONDAY, JULY 18

MAKER MONDAYS: Put your makers caps on to build, explore, tinker and create fun hands-on projects. Each session will have different activities to try and problems to solve for ages seven and up from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. No Fee. Pipe Cleaner Critters. Registration required by calling, 434-799-5195.

TUESDAY, JULY 19

THE WRITE STUFF - ADULT WRITING GROUP: All genres and writing styles welcome at the Ruby B. Archie Library Auditorium writing group from 6 to 7 p.m. for ages 18 and up. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

OVERBOOKED: TEEN BOOK CLUB: Meet new friends and discuss a great book at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space from 4 to 5 p.m. for grades nine to 12. A free copy of the book "The Librarian of Auschwitz" by Antonio Iturbe will be given to the first newcomer to register a month before the meeting. Register by calling 434-799-5195.

THURSDAY, JULY 21

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket, picnic basket. In event of rain concert will be moved inside of market. Performing tonight will be Rivermist (Two-hour concert). For information, call 434-793-4636.

LIBRARY CAMPOUT: For ages four and up at the Ruby B. Archie Library auditorium a campfire for a night of stories, songs and crafts from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

MONDAY, JULY 25

ADVENTURE CAMP II: Adventure Camp II from July 25-July 29 at 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ages eight to 14 at cost of $130. Register by July 20. For more information, call 434-799-5150. 

TUESDAY, JULY 26

THE CRAFTING CABIN: Try your hand at painting on tiny canvases and building living houses out of sponges and grass seed in this throwback to camp crafts from 5 to 6 p.m. at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space/Auditorium for ages 12 and up. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195. No fee. Craft: Tie Dye Creations.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

SUMMER TALES: Listen to stories, sing and dance and complete a craft in the summer story time series on Wednesdays at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space for all ages from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration is required by calling 434-799-5195.

THURSDAY, JULY 28

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: Free music at the Danville Community Market from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at outdoor stage. Bring chair, blanket, picnic basket. In event  of rain concert will be moved inside of market. Performing tonight will be Emerald Empire Band (Two-hour concert). For information, call 434-793-4636.

DOODLES AND THINGS: DRAWING 101: Learn the basics of landscapes and figure drawing in these introductory drawing sessions for ages 10 and up from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. No fee. Figure Drawing. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

SUMMER TALES: Listen to stories, sing and dance and complete a craft in the summer story time series on Saturdays at Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space for all ages from 11 a.m. to noon. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3

BLAST FROM THE PAST: CLASSICS BOOK CLUB: Dive into the classics this summer from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Ruby B. Archie Library Maker Space. A free copy of the book "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis, will be given to the first newcomer to register a month before the meeting. For grades nine to 12. No fee. Registration required by calling 434-799-5195.

 

ONGOING

MALE CANCER SURVIVORS NEEDED FOR A SOCIAL SURVEY: Virginia Commonwealth University and the Cancer Research & Resource Centers is conducting a survey about social networks and experiences as a male cancer survivor in rural Virginia. Anyone is eligible if they are a male prostate or colorectal cancer survivor, age 21 or over, completed cancer treatment and reside in rural Virginia. Participants will receive a gift card. If interested, contact the Cancer Research & Resource Center in Danville at 434-791-5205.

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