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**Education Calendar Listing at Bottom of Calendar**

The 2018 Newland Cruise in and Car Show calendar can be found here.  All are welcome to come out.   CLICK HERE; The Next Cruise-in will be July 13.

High Country Senior Softball takes place at 10 am in Newland at the Rock Gym on Tuesday, Thursdays in Boone; for more information contact 387-1081; Available for 60 and over!

“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.

**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.**

**July 2018**

July 9-13, 2018 – 6 pm to 8 pm nightly – VBS – Pleasant Hill Bapt. Church will be holding Vacation Bible School at the Church, Classes for toddlers to teens, everyone welcome. Friday Night will be Family Night and will include pizza and inflatables, Theme is Jungle River Adventure.

July 9-14, 2018 – 7:30 pm nightly –  REVIVAL – There will be an Old Fashioned Tent Revival in Spruce Pine at 6309 US HWY 19E, hosted by Greater Remnant Church from Bakersville, speaking will be Pastor Wesley Ward, all are welcome.

July 10-13, 2018 – 9 am to 12 noon daily – The Avery Parks and Rec Department will hold Baseball Camp at the Rock Gym, Samuel Phillips will be directing the camp, all are invited, for more information call 733-8266

July 10, 2018 – 6 pm – Avery County Little League 11/12 All-Stars will host a home tournament game, all invited to come out and support them.

July 12-15, 2018 – The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will take place on McRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain.

July 16-20, 2018 – 6:30 to 9 pm nightly – VBS – Chestnut Dale Bapt. Church is holding Vacation Bible School at the Church. All are invited.

July 19-21, 2018 – 7 pm nightly – REVIVAL – Green Valley Bapt. Church will be holding revival at the church, all are invited; Rev. Greg Hollifield will be speaking each evening, prayer room will open nightly at 6:30 pm.

July 21, 2018 – 7:30 am to 10:30 am – The First Baptist Church of Crossnore will be hosting the Pop Jarvis Scholarship Fundraiser Breakfast. Full country breakfast with all proceeds going to scholarships for local students.

July 21, 2018 – 6 pm – The Avery County Chapter of Hunter’s Helping Kids will hold their Banquet at The Chapman Center of the William’s YCMA, for more information or to get tickets to the event, contact any of the HHK members or contact them HERE. All are welcome.

July 22-26, 2018 – VBS – 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm daily – Newland FBC will hold Mega Sports Camp VBS at the Church

July 28, 2018 – 10 am to 12 noon – Liberty Hill Bapt. Church in Spruce Pine will hold their back to school bash on the church softball field.  All are welcome.

July 29, 2018 – 5 pm – Fortress will be in concert at Newland Christian Church as part of the monthly Singspiration of the Christian Churches.  All are invited out for a cookout and fellowship.

**August 2018**

August 5, 2018 – 6 pm – The Inman Family will be in concert at Ivey Heights FWB Church, all are welcome to come out for a great night of fellowship.

August 12, 2018 – 6 pm – Mountain Fellowship, formerly of Mountain Echoes, will be singing at Ivey Heights FWB Church, everyone welcome.


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

July 1, 2018 – 12 noon to 4 pm – The Avery Viking Wrestling Team will hold their annual BBQ at the Land Harbor Golf House, all are invited and all proceeds will go to help send wrestlers to camp this summer.

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