Community Connections

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Calling Young Artists: Earth Day Fair Will Feature Youth Art Contest

Piedmont Environmental Alliance is seeking entries for a youth art contest that will
be featured at the group’s annual Earth Day Fair on April 23. PEA is inviting students from grades K
through 12 from throughout the Triad to submit works of art, photography, or writing about Earth Day
and why it is important to them. The art will be on display for visitors to enjoy at the Piedmont Earth
Day Fair. This contest is sponsored by WXII 12.

To have artwork displayed as part of the contest, students must sign up on or before April 15; they can
drop off their artwork on or before April 22. Learn more at https://www.peanc.org/art
The Earth Day Fair Art Contest will feature prizes, and local artists will pick winning artwork from each
age group. The winners will be announced live at the Earth Day Fair at 12 pm on April 23.

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair will take place April 23, 2022, from 10 am-4 pm at the Winston-Salem
Fairgrounds. The event is free and includes great food and music, activities for adults and kids, and
wonderful earth-friendly exhibitors. Learn more at https://www.peanc.org/EDF

Start: 2022-04-15
End: 2022-04-23

9th Annual MAD Dash 5K

The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation 9th Annual MAD Dash 5K & Fun Run will be held on April 23, 2022, at Surry Central High School in Dobson, NC! In-person and virtual options are available at the registration website: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Dobson/MADDash5K. The race will be chip-timed and is a USATF Certified Course NC17017BDS.

The MAD (Making A Difference) Dash 5K is a fundraiser to benefit the students and teachers of Surry County Schools. The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation helps all twenty schools in the Surry County Schools system by supporting enhanced learning opportunities for students in all grades.

For more information, contact Ashley H. Mills, Managing Director, millsa@surry.k12.nc.us, 336-386-8211.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/4482534968471516

Start: 2022-04-23
End: 2022-04-23

Spring Fling Auto Show

The Inaugural Spring Fling Auto Show at the Davie County High School will be held Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 10am to 3pm. Rain Date is May 14th.

All Domestic / Import / Classic / Exotic Vehicles, SUV’s & Bikes are welcomed!

Entry is $5 per person and $20 per car show entry; cash only at the gate.

Enjoy a variety of food trucks, vendors, sponsor giveaways and prizes as well as a DJ for live entertainment.

Its really important to note that this event will serve as a fundraiser for the Davie Chapter of the SkillsUSA Program as well as War Eagle Motorsports!

Quick background: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce by preparing students for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.

Make sure to share our event page and posts to get the word out and help make this the biggest event that DCHS has
ever seen and help to support their students and this very important educational program!

Like, follow and share the event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1hoO1cYe3

See you there!

Start: 2022-04-30
End: 2022-04-30

Taps and Tails Artisan Craft Fair

The Davidson County Animal Alliance is holding their first ever craft fair at the Goose & Monkey Brewhouse on Saturday, April 30, 2022. There will be over 2 dozen local artisans coming with their crafts and handiwork, including woodworking, jewelry, pottery, pet treats, soaps, home décor, and more! There will be raffles, food trucks and the brewery is donating $1 to DCAA for every (select) beer sold.

Start: 2022-04-30
End: 2022-04-30

Ledford High School Band Classic Car Show

A car show at Ledford High School 140 Jesse Green Road in Thomasville. Gates open at 9:00 am. Spectators welcome at 10:00 am. $20 entry fee, prizes awarded, Judging begins at noon, trophy awards at 2:00 pm. 10:00 am-2:00 pm hot dogs, burgers and a 50/50 raffle. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, and antique equipment welcome. All proceeds benefit Ledford Panther Marching Band. For more information, please contact: Jim Neary at 336-870-2797 or Candice Tickle 336-848-2538

Start: 2022-05-14
End: 2022-05-14

Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters Services’ largest and longest-running annual fundraiser! Bowl for Kids’ Sake is a fun and easy way to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Money raised from this event helps us create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth all year long! This celebration of your fundraising efforts is bringing us back to the 90s! Sign up today for our kids’ tomorrows.

Prize drawings throughout the evening!
Raise $100 or more and receive a free T-shirt!
Raise $500 or more and receive a $10.00 voucher towards food or beverage at Bowlero!

Start: 2022-05-20
End: 2022-05-20