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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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The 2021 Newland Town Square Cruise-in Schedule is available, CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION. All proceeds benefit Avery County HS JROTC and the Sheriff’s Cadet program. Call Bryon Towler at 828-200-5936 or follow on Facebook for more information.

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.

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

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION: CLICK HERE for more information, or if you have questions concerning the vaccine, please call 828-733-8273.

**June 2021**

June 18, 2021 – 6 pm – BENEFIT SINGING – There will be a benefit singing at Crossnore Baptist Church in the Family Center for Becky Moody and her family. The Boone and Church families will be singing at 6 pm and the Edwards Family will be singing at 7 pm. There will be hot dogs and all fixings, and all proceeds from the evening will be to benefit Becky to help with family needs and medical bills during this difficult time. All invited to come out.

June 19, 2021 – 8 am to 2 pm – The High Country Sportsman Coalition will host the 24th Annual Kids Fishing Day at Mountaineer Equipment in Pineola. This event is in cooperation with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Registration will begin at 7 am, fishing begins at 8 am and prizes will be awarded. CLICK HERE for more information.

June 19, 2021 – 11 am to 2 pm – The Avery Humane Society invites everyone to come out and have some fun on June 19th at the Humane Society, located on Vale Road. Vendors will be on site, with Michael McLendon doing magic and balloon animals, there will be a special unveiling, luck of the draw discounts on adoptions, and a big announcement. All are invited! You might even get a kiss in the special doggie kissing booth!

June 26, 2021 – 9 am to 3 pm – The Avery County Heritage Festival will take place “On the Square” in Newland. There will be families set up with histories and genealogies, local authors, muisc, crafts, vendors, and more.  Sponsored by the Avery County Historical Society.

**July 2021**

JULY 4TH CELEBRATIONS

July 2, 2021 – 6:30 pm – The Cranberry Community will hold their Forth of July Parade. All invited out!

July 3, 2021 – ALL DAY – The Town of Newland will hold their Annual Independence Day festivities on the Riverwalk. A full day of entertainment, music, vendors, and concluding with a Concert and Fireworks.  All invited.

July 3, 2021 – 10 am to 3 pm – Emmanuel Baptist Church will hold their Inaugural Independence Day Car Show at the church. Many awards, Silent Auction, Food and more, Gates open at 10 am, awards at 3 pm, registration is by donation. CLICK HERE for more information.

**August 2021**

August 7, 2021 – ALL DAY – The Avery County Cooperative Extension Service will host the Draft Pull once again at the fairgrounds. Pull will be followed by a concert on the outdoor stage (weather permitting) featuring a couple of local artists.

**September 2021**

September 8-11, 2021 – The Avery County Fair will return the the fairgrounds located behind the Ag. Center on Vale Road.

**Other Announcements**

The Avery Pregnancy Resource Center has many different items available for young mothers in need. Please CLICK HERE for more information. CLICK HERE (SPANISH)

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.

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