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**Education Calendar Listing at Bottom of Calendar**


For more information on the Avery County Schools Summer Feeding Program CLICK HERE

The Avery County Veterans Services are seeking names of WWII, Korean Conflict, or Vietnam Conflict Service men who are natives of Avery County to compile a database.  Please Contact Georgia Henry (828-733-8211) or Jeff Pollard (828-387-5533) with any information or for more information.

“Left Behind in the High Country” meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Oak Room of the Sloop Medical Building at Cannon Memorial Hospital. This is a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, for more information contact Sandra Brock at 467-5379.

HEATON CHRISTIAN CHURCH is holding Celebrate Recovery at the Church on Sunday Evenings at 6 pm, for more information call or text 828-528-5476

The Avery County Farmer’s Market is every Thursday at the Historic Banner Elk Elementary School and runs until October 10.  SNAP Certified, call 733-8270 for more information or CLICK HERE

2019 Newland Car Show Calendar;   The Next Car Show will be the July 4 Show in Newland. All are welcome.

For more information on the Avery County Cooperative Extension Service Workshops and Events: CLICK HERE

**June 2019**

June 26, 2019 – 4:30 pm – The Avery County Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting an Apple Disease Class on Wednesday, June 26th.  The class will be held at the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center (Heritage Park, 661 Vale Road, Newland) beginning at 4:30pm and concluding at 5:30pm. For more information contact Bill Hoffman at 733-8270 or CLICK HERE for more information

June 29, 2019 – 2 pm to 5 pm – Newland Christian Church will hold a Community Meal, there is no charge for the meal, all are welcome and delivery is available. Contact 387-5872 for more information or to get on the delivery list.

June 29, 2019 – 5 pm – Open Door Bapt. Church will hold their Spring Fling/Fish Fry at the Church. All are welcome (RESCHEDULED FROM June 8 due to weather)

June 29, 2019 – 7 pm – Johnson’s Chapel will hold a benefit singing for Greg and Margie Revis, for more information or directions contact Chris Goforth at 828-789-9055

June 30, 2019 – 7 pm – Open Door Bapt Church in Elk Park will be holding a benefit singing at the Church for Buzz Ollis.  All invited.


June 29, 2019 – 7 pm – The Pyatte Community will hold their Annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Community Center, Hot Dogs and Bingo until prizes run out, 50/50 wheel, and FIREWORKS at Dark.  Donations toward meal and fireworks appreciated.

July 4, 2019 – The Annual 4th of July Car Show will take place in Newland.

July 5, 2019 – 5:30 pm to Midnight – The Town of Elk Park will hold their Independence Day Celebration.  Parade will begin at 6 pm, night will conclude with fireworks and more. CLICK HERE for more information.

July 6, 2019 – 1 pm – The Minneapolis Community will hold their Independence Day festivities beginning with parade at 1 pm, lineup at 12:30 pm, followed by meal at the fellowship hall at Minneapolis Bapt. Church.  Music at 7:30 pm with Skyland Ministries, and Fireworks at Dark.

July 6, 2019 – ALL DAY – The Town of Newland will hold their Annual 4th of July Celebration at the Riverwalk.  Concluding with Fireworks at Dark. All are welcome.

**July 2019**

July 6, 2019 – 10 am – The Town of Seven Devils Public Safety Committee will host the 16th Annual SafetyFest at the Town Hall.  All are invited to come out, Live Music throughout the day, Craft Show from 10 am to 3 pm, Bar-B-Q from 11 am to 3 pm, Prizes every hour, Silent Auction, and more! All proceeds will go to benefit the Town’s Fire, Police, and Public Works departments, for more information call Town Hall at 828-963-5343

July 12, 2019 – 6 pm – The Rock United Church in Newland will host the 2nd Annual Freedom in Christ Event at the Church. CLICK HERE for more information.

July 14-19, 2019 – 6 pm (14th), 7 pm (15th-19th) – REVIVAL – Roaring Creek Community Tent Revival at People’s Church (2336 Roaring Creek Road in Newland) for more information CLICK HERE

July 19, 2019 – 5 pm – The Hunters Helping Kids, Avery County Chapter, will host their annual Banquet at the Hugh Chapman Center of the Williams’ YMCA. CLICK HERE for more information

July 20, 2019 – 7 am until – Newland Christian Church will hold a Benefit Yard Sale and Breakfast at the Church, located at 2800 Miller’s Gap Hwy.  All invited.


Be A Mentor – You never know the impact that you could make in the life of a child; If you are interested in volunteering to be a mentor to a local child please contact the Western Youth Network at (828) 264-5174 or email Angela McMann at or download a volunteer application by clicking here: Western Youth Network Application

The SCOTTIE Mobile Pre-K (click for information) is out and about and if you have a child who would be eligible for the classes but are unable to attend Pre-K, this is a service of the Avery Public School System and Smart Start.  There are many locations throughout the county for folks to attend.  For more information or a full list of the SCOTTIE schedule, contact the Board of Education at 733-6006

**The FIRST GRADUATING CLASS of Avery County High School will have a 50th Class Reunion next year. If you are in this class or know someone in this class, please contact either Phyllis Dennie Forbes at  or 828-733-9884, or Renie Stewart at or 828-733-0120. A planning committee needs directory information to communicate plans for the reunion of Avery High’s first graduates. Please include your email address, phone number(s), and mailing address.**

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