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Wednesday, November 21

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the City Municipal Building and
administrative offices along with Constitutional offices will close at noon on Wednesday,
November 21st and will reopen on Monday, November 26th. Employees in essential operational positions (Police, Fire, EMS, water/sewer plant operations) will continue on their normal schedule. There will be no bulk or garbage pick-up on Thursday, November 22nd. Normal garbage route pick-up will resume on Friday, November 23rd. Thursday’s regular garbage route will also be picked up on Friday. Bulk trash will not be picked up on Friday the 23rd.

The last day Christmas Cheer will be accepting applications is Wednesday, November 21st. The office is located at 4 Liberty Street, near Lester Building Supply and Grace Network. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications must be completed in person and proof of residency in Martinsville and Henry County is required along with a photo ID. All household residents must provide their social security information and dates of birth. Acceptable proof of residency is a Virginia driver’s license, a city or county utility bill or AEP bill, etc. Christmas Cheer has been assisting families in need residing in Martinsville and Henry County since 1951. Providing toys to small children, Cheer provides each household with a generous food box and blanket. The fundraising goal for 2018 has been set at $50,000. Donations can be mailed to PO Box 540, Martinsville VA 24114 or dropped off at the Cheer office.

Saturday, December 1st

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church will sponsor their 21st annual “Happy Birthday Jesus” party on Saturday, December 1 st in front of Wal-Mart from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 2nd

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church’s Ladies Trio will present their Christmas music during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 9th

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church’s Praise Team and the Children’s Handbells will present their Christmas music during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the holidays with Piedmont Arts as the museum presents the most highly anticipated show of the holiday season – Roanoke Symphony Holiday Pops – on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 7 pm at Martinsville High School Auditorium. In the spirit of the holidays, Piedmont Arts will collect non-perishable food items for Grace Network in the auditorium lobby during the concert. Tickets are $25 for reserved seats, $15 for general admission and $5 for students. Tickets are on sale now at Piedmont Arts, located at 215 Starling Ave., by calling 276.632.3221 or online at PiedmontArts.org.

Friday, December 14th

The Patrick Henry Community College Jazz Band’s Holiday concert is back. The concert will be at the Rives Theatre. Doors open at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 14. The PHCC Jazz Band’s Holiday Concert features big-band style jazz renditions of holiday tunes – from Christmas classics to new favorites. This year’s concert will also feature vocalists Jaime Woodall. Tickets for the show are available for purchase at The Daily Grind, Rising Sun Breads and the PHCC Switchboard. Admission is $5. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the performance.

Sunday, December 16th

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church’s New Life Singers will present their Christmas music during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. and the children will perform a puppet skit.

Friday, December 21 through Sunday, December 23

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church will have their live nativity from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 23rd

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church’s Adult Choir and Adult Handbells will present their Christmas music during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. We will have a “Carols, Communion and Candlelight” service at 5:00 p.m. and will sing Christmas carols out by the nativity around 6:00 p.m.