Third Thursday Night of Each Month – 7:00 pm-8:30 pm –‘Open Mic Night’ (Writers are invited to share their original writing with those attending.) This event takes place the third Thursday night of each month.
Whitehead Community Building in Whitehead will be having their Annual Spring Fundraiser on Friday, March 30th starting at 5 PM. There will be hot dogs, hanburgers, chips, drinks & desserts available for purchase. At 6 PM there will be Bluegrass music, auction & cake walk. At 8 PM there will be a quilt raffle.
All proceeds will go to the Alleghany County Rescue Squad.
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Water Color Class!
Landscape, Soft Washes, Negative Painting.
Thurs., April 5, 6p.-8p.
All Supplies and Dessert Furnished $35.
Deadline to Register, April 2
Friends of ASTA,
Please join us for our monthly meeting this Wednesday, April 11 @5:15pm at the BDC, 115 Atwood Street.
We will discuss our upcoming Trail Marking Celebration on May 12. Come help us in make this event a great one. Good weather is just around the corner and ASTA is ready to go!
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An Afternoon of Appalachian Poetry and Stories featuring Poet and Author Poetry Ron Houchin and the writers and poets of Alleghany . (Books available for sale and signing. Program is free and open to the public.)
Award-winning poet & author Ron Houchin reads from his current works, followed by discussion on Appalachian literature and mountain culture, Saturday, April 14, 2018, 3 p.m. Books available for sale and signing.
Readings by local students and adults at 5 p.m. Duncan Meeting Room, Alleghany County Library, 115 Atwood St., Sparta, N.C. The program is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated. Organized by the Alleghany Writers creative writing group, Houchin’s visit is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council administered by the Arts Guild of Alleghany. For more information contact Ginger Collins, 770-309-3611 Email:
Suzanne Zak to Perform at Sparta Presbyterian Church
April 14, 2018, 7:00 pm
Suzanne Zak, a pianist and music educator, will present a concert on Saturday, April 14, at
7:00 pm at Sparta Presbyterian Church. Suzanne received her doctorate in Music and Music Education at Columbia University in 2015. As an educator, Suzanne specializes in higher education, music e-learning, teaching online music at Adelphi University in New York and Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania. The concert will feature works of Sergei Rachmaninoff and George Gershwin.
The concert is free but donations will be accepted to benefit a community organization. Everyone is welcome.
‘Being Mortal’ Free Film Screening & Discussion. Join us for a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary ‘Being Mortal’. This film explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors and nurses who care for them. (Presented by Medi Home Health and Hospice)