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Contents

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THE OLD “FARMERS’ HANGOUT”

10 SUGARTREE

14

FEATURE

GROWING UP ON THE FARM

18

FEATURE

WAYNE ALAN & THE HISTORIC NORTH THEATRE

24

THE BEE HOTEL

26

COVID-FRIENDLY WINTER FUN AT WINTERGREEN SKI RESORT

30-55 DIRECTORY

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The site of what was once a bustling country store on Climax Road is now but a dilapidated building. Jeremy Moser/Star-Tribune

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Building that once was “farmers’ hangout” sits dilapidated on Climax Road By Jeremy Moser A signature sight of many of the most rural areas of Pittsylvania County is that of the old abandoned store building that has been left to time. These buildings are often several decades old, were run as family businesses and were ultimately abandoned when their owners retired or passed away. The story of Clyde Brown’s Grocery is one such story. The building which sits on the north side of Climax Road, surrounded in all directions by open farmland fields, was a bustling country store in years past. According to Janice Brown, the daughter of Clyde Brown, her father ran that store for decades before he retired in 1982. “The country store was basically the heart of the community,” Brown said. “The tobacco farmers in that area…for groceries depended on coming to the shop. We had everything from candies that you sold by the pound to salted herring that you dipped in the bucket and weighed.” In days past, the rural areas of Pittsylvania County were served almost entirely by such stores, which sold everything a farming family could need. When Brown turned 8 years old, she began helping her father SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 7


at the store. She remembers spending many hours there helping

organized for the building to be used as a type of God’s

run the shop, and several memories stay with her to this day.

Storehouse – a place to hold old furniture or clothes that people

“I remember we were in the store cleaning one day, and there was this metal plate on the back wall of the store. I asked my dad, ‘What’s this for?’ And he [said], ‘We used to trade chickens.’ People would trade chickens for groceries,” Brown said. “Just going out there and hanging out there with my dad...it was a joy to me.” According to Brown, before her father purchased the store sometime in the 1950s, it was run by the property owner, Roy P. Cundiff.

no longer needed for others to take. “They gave the clothes away to anybody who wanted them,” Owen said. However, that, too, did not last very long. Currently, Brown works at a Rockingham Cooperative store, where they sell farming supplies as well as hardware. “I’m still kind of doing the same thing that I grew up doing,” Brown said.

Long-time Climax resident and farmer Earl Owen, who

But, to her disappointment, the store building that she grew

remembers buying from Clyde Brown’s Grocery, said the place

up around today sits abandoned and dilapidated. Discarded

offered more than just groceries. According to Owen, the store

furniture and trash litters the porch area, and a glance inside the

was a “farmers’ hangout,” long before Clyde Brown began

building shows what can only be described as a complete mess.

running the store. “It was a gathering place,” Owen said. “My daddy, he got his meals there during lunch time. His brother, he would go to the store and they would chat for 30 minutes before going back to work. The same thing would happen in the evenings, I’ve seen 15 or 20 farmers around there at one time.” Clyde Brown’s store was also a private dealer for Southern States, allowing it to provide all sorts of farming equipment and supplies to the area. Within a back room, which they called the “shed room,” Owen said folks would gather and play cards or checkers.

Rotten pieces of ceiling rafters in the main room hang low above a floor covered with a layer of ruined clothes, trash and debris that condemns the building to complete disrepair. “It’s sad to look at it now,” said Brown. As well, any efforts at restoring the building or even using the property are hampered by the old, leaking gasoline tanks that remain in the ground beneath the property. Environmental regulations require that for any development to be done on the property, a costly tank removal must be done first. So, the building sits unused in one of the most scenic areas

Over time, the room would be developed into a dedicated

of the county. According to locals, the building was broken

hangout space, featuring a pool table, an arcade machine and a

into in the early 2000s, leaving one of the doors permanently

wood furnace that people would gather around.

hanging open.

Farmers from the area would gather and tell stories, especially on snowy days. “Tall tales were told there for sure,” Brown said. After her father retired in 1982, Brown said, her brothers took a shot at running the store, but to little success. Billy and C.J. Brown ran the store from 1982 to 1984, at which point it was purchased by Leonard Haskins. However, according to Brown, Haskins passed away shortly afterwards, leaving the property to be sold at auction. The store building did not go completely unused for long, though. According to Brown, a group of local church leaders obtained permission to begin using the building as a donation site. According to Climax locals, Rudy Hearn, a pastor at Greenbay Christian Church and a member of the Climax Ruritan Club, 8 | DISCOVER M AGAZINE | SOUTHSIDE

With the gathering place of Clyde Brown’s Grocery now lost to time, Brown feels that the community has grown further apart. “Not having those community areas, people are not as close as they used to be,” Brown said. “Back in those days, neighbor helped neighbor. I think between families and community, it’s grown apart from the way it used to be.” According to Brown, her father was an example of someone in the community who would help his neighbors in any way he could. “On holidays, during Christmastime, I remember my dad would fix boxes of sugar and flour and juice, milk and eggs, oranges and apples, and take them to the elderly folks in the community,” Brown said. “I think we’ve lost that over the years.” •


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SUGARTREE Pittsylvania County’s $35 million amusement park that never was

By Jeremy Moser In the early 1970s, Pittsylvania County was far more rural than it is today. At the time, the Route 58 West corridor connecting Danville and Martinsville, with the Axton community settled inbetween, has been described as a veritable no-man’s land. For four years in the early 1970s, however, Axton was set to be the site of a historically large amusement park modeled after the success that Six Flags Over Georgia and Disneyland had seen in that era. Unveiled on June 26, 1971 by Beverley Roberts, then-general manager of the now-defunct Lakeside Amusement Park in Salem, the Sugartree Amusement Park was to outclass all other parks in the country on its scheduled opening date of 1974. According to news reports at the time, the plan was to invest $35 million, over $224 million in today’s money, towards creating an “entertainment-amusement complex” on a 947-acre plot of rolling hills in Axton, 15 miles west of Danville. Roberts also said that Lakeside, which had its expansion opportunities limited, was to be phased out by 1973 so the full focus could be placed on Sugartree’s ambitions, which were, quite literally, sky high. A 600-foot observation tower was planned to be the focal point of the sprawling park, which the Associated Press reported at the time would have been the tallest tower in the entire United States. In addition to several amusement park attractions, plans for Sugartree included an 800-room luxury motel and convention center, an 18-hole golf course, a multipurpose “outdoor recreation center” and a massive “Sugartree” shopping center. According to journalist Dale Brumfield, who has documented the history of dozens of defunct theme parks in his series “Theme Park Babylon,” Sugartree was an effort to break away from the traditional amusement park model and embrace the themed experience that Disneyland popularized upon opening in 1955. This model was relatively cutting-edge at the time. In June of 1971, Disney World in Orlando was still four months out from its first opening. Roberts made it clear in initial news reports that Sugartree, unlike Lakeside, would not charge per ride and instead charge 10 | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | SOUTHSIDE

an entrance fee that would provide guests with unlimited ride access. Complications arose soon after the project’s announcement, however. The park’s ambitions, which by 1972 had grown to include a 150-foot Ferris wheel, a full-scale replica of a Nineteenth Century Virginia town and a massive “Dick N Willie” themed roller coaster, clashed with the relatively small Roberts family and Lakeside Corp. behind the project. According to Brumfield, by January of 1972, Sugartree’s developers claimed the county’s board of supervisors was not showing the enthusiastic support other theme park developers had seen to that point. While presently, the county’s Economic Development department has dedicated staff and resources for pulling in new industries to the area, in 1972, Pittsylvania County had only just adopted the county administration model that persists to this day. When a new board of supervisors sporting five brand-new members came into effect at the beginning of 1972, it inherited an ambitious project that demanded more than the rural infrastructure of the county had to offer. Records of board actions obtained from the Pittsylvania Circuit Court show that in February of 1972, the board adopted a resolution committing to supporting the development of Sugartree. As the project grew, concerns about the influx of traffic into the area arose within the governments of Pittsylvania County and Danville, leading to efforts from the West Piedmont Planning Commission to expedite the construction of a $30 million bypass around Martinsville, which today connects with the Danville Expressway. As well, attempts to begin “strip-zoning” plots of land surrounding the project area were opposed by land owners and the newly elected Westover representative for the county, Tommy Gatewood. At the time, no zoning of county land had been done. Records of board actions show that Gatewood pushed for a county-wide land use study, which evolved into the first government zoning of the entirety of Pittsylvania County’s area.


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The proposed layout for the 947-acre amusement complex developed by the Roanoke Firm of Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern.

Access to public water and sewer infrastructure became a large hurdle for Sugartree’s developers. The land purchased for the project was at least ten miles in either direction from the nearest city, and the county lacked the infrastructure at the time. In March of 1972, the county’s board of supervisors voted to establish a committee to work with the City of Danville to expand its water and sewer infrastructure down the 58 West corridor which would include the Sugartree site, and leading up to the project’s groundbreaking, efforts to do just that were underway. Complicating things further was a death in the Roberts family, providing a temporary financial setback. However, according to news reports at the time, project spokesman Charles Fox III announced that the project had received major financial backing by United Virginia Bank. Things seemed to be going well after a formal groundbreaking was held Nov. 17, 1972. An opening day was set for May 1, 1974. However, what followed was nearly a year of radio silence from the developers. The land sat undeveloped, and no one seemed to know why. It wasn’t until September of 1973 when Sugartree officials

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announced the opening had been pushed back to April 1975, and that the project’s ambitions for Phase 1 of its development had been scaled back considerably. Design coordinator Russell Bethea also reported that some of the construction work had begun, including the construction of a maintenance building and the initial grading for the roller coaster. Still, by 1974, it appeared the project had gone dark. Roanoke World News reporter John Pancake in August of that year noted the emptiness of the site, stating, “something seems to have gone wrong.” Even as the targeted opening date came and went, the property never saw the development that was planned. Lumber that had been brought to the site, presumably for the roller coaster, was eventually liquidated, and the project faded away. By 1976, the project was officially dead. According to Brumfield, the developers fell back on Lakeside, which remained open until 1985. Today, the site that would have held one of the most ambitious theme parks of the 1970s is now the location of Lake Sugartree Motorsports Park, and Axton remains thoroughly rural. • SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 11


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Growing up on the farm: Gregory boys learn farming at young age By Jeremy Moser Pictured (left): This family photo shows, from left to right, Warren, Clark, Maggy and Will Gregory. Warren is holding a lamb, and Will is holding a baby chick. Submitted photo. Warren and Will Gregory were a toddler and an infant when their parents first bought the 130-acre tract of land in Halifax County that would become Gregory Family Farms. The two are now 7 and 6 years old, respectively, but they both play a big role in their family’s farm operation.

[farm] happen,” Clark said. “Working with the kids alongside us was never a choice, it was a fact of life.” Clark and Maggy believe learning these things at young ages will bring their sons success and give them a head start in life, whether they decide to take over the family farm or not.

“This past summer, they raised about 200 broiler chickens on

“Hopefully they grow up with a little knowledge of how things

their own,” said Maggy Gregory, the boys’ mother, and co-

work,” Clark said. “This can be a tough life. You have to sacrifice

owner of the farm along with her husband, Clark.

a lot of things that other people enjoy. It needs to get into your

The Gregory’s raise both beef cattle and lambs on their farm,

blood at a young age. They might choose to do something

which saw its first calves in the summer of 2016. While the numbers

else with their lives, but I think we want [farming] to be an

fluctuate due to when they sell and purchase their livestock, they

opportunity always.”

have had as much as 60 to 70 calves and 50 breeding ewes at one time across 50 fenced-in acres of pasture. Through all parts of their operation, Clark and Maggy have designed it so their two elementary-age sons can be with them and help while they work on the farm. “We knew we’d have to work around the clock to make this

The Gregory’s calves are moved from pasture to pasture through the opening of fences so that their boys can come along and help. “Warren was 2 the first time he watched me move cattle,” Clark said. “He saw the whole process through until they went into the cooler.” SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 15


Additionally, their calf operation involves less time out of the year hay feeding than most, minimizing the times they have to use potentially dangerous heavy machinery like a tractor. Growing up the farm has also given Warren and Will quite a bit of autonomy, their parents say. The boys have the entire farm to explore and play.

their parents’. Already, the boys have raised chickens almost entirely on their own, and their parents pay them according to how much they produce. Additionally, the boys have for the last two years been given the responsibility of bottle feeding orphaned lambs.

“They’re fairly free-range children,” Maggy said. “Even when

While the family’s farm is in Halifax County, Clark’s and

they’re playing, they’re outside and using their imaginations. We

Maggy’s work both ties them to Pittsylvania County. Clark

hope that it will translate as they get older into being able to think

teaches agriculture at Gretna Middle School and Maggy

outside of the box to solve problems.”

is an attorney with Adams and Fisk in Chatham, and also

Maggy said her boys are equipped with walkie-talkies at all times so they can stay in touch even when they are a long ways from the house. In addition to their chores, the two young boys are given opportunities to run their own farming operations right alongside

serves as the National Chair of the National Bar Association’s Agriculture Subcommittee. Additionally, Clark’s family has farming operations in Java, where he and his wife also own land that they plan to expand into a larger area of pasture than what they have now. •

Pictured (left to right): Warren Gregory jumps from a hay bale on his parents’ farm. Warren Gregory, 7, walks with his father, Clark Gregory, as he moves a herd of calves from one pasture to another. They walk across the pasture to where a fence blocks their calves from another untouched field of grass and clover. Warren helps his father take down the fence, allowing the calves to move all at once. Clark Gregory attracts his herd of lambs with a bucket of water. The Gregory’s breed their own ewes and raise the lambs from birth. Jeremy Moser/Star-Tribune.

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Wayne Alan and the Historic North Theatre: revitalizing a historic landmark By Lanie Davis Since 1947, the North Theatre on North Main Street has

I do. With your own theatre, you can do anything you want. This

been providing entertainment to the city in the form of movies

theatre...has lots of things that have been customized that allow

and shows. While the closed theatre was bought and restored

me to do things another magician could not do.”

in 2005, it operated for five more years before closing again.

Since then, the Historic North Theatre has been home to several

However, the lights on the iconic marquee haven’t gone dark yet,

performances, including Alan’s own magic shows, youth theatre

as world-class celebrity and magician Wayne Alan has been

plays, dance recitals, concerts, comedy shows and more.

operating the 500-seat venue since 2012. Alan, America’s only world champion magician and illusionist, had been thinking of running his own theatre, after restoring and operating one for two years in Annapolis, Maryland for a number of years. In November 2011, he found the North Theatre ona database for cinema treasures and contacted city hall to find out more. The semi-retired magician came down to Danville from Maryland to view the theatre.

“[The theatre] is a real treasure,” Alan said. “In many towns like this, these kinds of theatres have been destroyed, so it’s unusual to have a theatre this old that is still operating and viable.” Alan first became interested in magic at the age of 10, and two years later, he performed his first show for $10. By the time he got to college at the University of Maryland, he was making money by doing magic shows and working at Al’s Magic Shop. By age 22, he was a full time professional magician. Alan

“I always had that artistic desire to have a theatre again

worked as a Corporate Illusionist for more than 30 years,

someday and do the things I wanted to do,” Alan said. “Because

performing at trade shows and sales meetings for Fortune 500 SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 19


The Historic North Theatre originally opened in 1947. Submitted Photos.

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companies. Alan has also performed at the White

a lot of things that make it more than just your

House 13 times as well as on several national

typical theatre.”

television programs. In addition, he has authored

Since the theatre has been closed since March

a magic-inspired cookbook and created a

and has only hosted one event since then, Alan

magic set.

has found time to do renovations and repairs

Since purchasing the theatre, Alan has worked to update and customize the building. While the building was restored prior to his ownership, he has made the place his own, complete with dressing rooms, space upstairs dedicated to famous people from or who have performed in Danville, a mini theatre and even a celebrity bed and breakfast. In his bed and breakfast, there are themed rooms, such as the Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra.  In addition, Wayne wants the theatre to be the nation’s “most unique theatre,” complete with eight secret doors and passageways, with hopes to add

and paint. Also with newfound time, he has also had the opportunity to hone in on a goal of his since he began operating the theatre, creating a theatre and arts district for Danville. He has started this feat by creating 22 spaces for shops or studios for local artists in the building beside the theatre. Currently, he is housing Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe and Atlantic National Publishing. In addition, Alan is renovating a nearby house to offer to an artist that will come to

even more. Alan compared it to the Winchester

Danville and wants to start an organization called

Mystery House in San Jose, California and is

“Habitat for Artists” to update the surrounding area

working towards building a set of stairs that lead

and businesses. Alan also created a nonprofit, the Historic North

to nowhere and a tunnel. “[The theatre is] a fun place,” Alan said. “There’s

Theatre Foundation, in order to be able to provide access to the shows to those who aren’t able to afford a ticket. While Alan hopes to be able to open the theatre up by April for a Houdini Festival, he realizes this might not be possible. Even though it’s hard to tell with the theatre closed, Alan believes it is making progress. “We’re keeping our heads above water, and hopefully once the virus is under control, we can get back to a semblance of a normal life,” Alan said. Alan said he is “proud” to be a part of Danville’s recent renaissance and hopes to contribute even more with a theatre and arts district that is easily identifiable with murals and more public art.

The theatre includes a Celebrity Bed and Breakfast. Pictured is the Marilyn Monroe room. Lanie Davis/Star-Tribune.

“I really believe that if i can get the city to endorse and get behind the whole idea of a theatre and arts district, it has, from a tourist and marketing standpoint, a great potential to be able to sell.” For now, that is Alan’s focus, along with looking forward to reopening to make even bigger success with the theatre. • SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 21


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The Bee, Danville’s new boutique hotel, opened for business mid-December. The building on Patton Street that once served as the offices for a newspaper has now transformed into a modern, U-shaped hotel that features 47 rooms over three floors, a fitness center, access to a park and more. “There’s nothing else like this in Danville,” Susana Popu, the hotel’s general manager, said. The concept was first announced in January 2019 and has taken a year and a half to come to fruition. Ed Walker, developer out of Roanoke, completed the first hospitality project in Danville’s River District. Walker has done other similar development projects, such as the Patrick Henry in Roanoke, which holds apartments, businesses, and event space and the former Roanoke Health Department, converted into apartments. Through the construction phases, the concept changed slightly, due to an unsafe culvert under one of the two buildings originally planned for the project. Thus, the project took on the next building down, and became a U-shape, with a park space between. What makes The Bee different from other hotels,


according to Popu, is the uniqueness and its specific-toDanville decor. “A boutique hotel is basically an independent hotel,” Popu said. “We’re not connected to any chain. We don’t have to follow [branding] rules...Usually, a boutique hotel is really unique in style and is modern.” Each room is also different in layout, ranging from a standard two-queen or king bed option to suites with one or two bedrooms and kitchens. While the finishes are modern, with recurring themes of the honeycomb, the hotel also kept some of the building’s original charm, including a spotlight on a spiral staircase on each floor with original blueprints nearby, as well as original flooring and beams. The hotel also features a rooftop lounging space, which houses its very own suite that shares the view of Danville’s River District. With The Bee being the only hotel in the River District, it offers guests a unique opportunity for walkable restaurants, coffee shops, recreation and more. “The location is also amazing because there are so many restaurants nearby,” Popu said. “You don’t even have to drive. [You can] just go out and have breakfast, have a drink, go to the trail.” In addition, The Bee is pet friendly, has two lobbies for easy check in and allows after-hours check in. Currently, some rooms are still getting finishing touches completed, but Popu hopes to have all rooms available to be booked soon. Room rates start at $139. For more information on the hotel, visit www.danvillebeehotel.com. •

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Some suite options, such as this one, include a full kitchen. Lanie Davis/Star-Tribune.

The Bee, Danville’s new boutique hotel located on Patton Street, is now taking reservations. Lanie Davis/ Star-Tribune.

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Chatham’s gears up for winter season By Elias Weiss Wintergreen Resort is Chatham’s “local” ski spot — the closest geographically, sitting 90 minutes north of Pittsylvania County. The 2020-21 winter season kicked off this weekend at the resort, operating under an adapted new set of COVID-19 protocols. “Just has all businesses have been impacted by the pandemic, so has Wintergreen resort,” General Manager Rod Kessler said. “No one knows what the winter landscape will look like, but the more we are prepared, and the more [the public] is prepared, the easier it will be to pivot and ensure that we’re all enjoying the great outdoors safely.” New winter guidelines include mandatory face coverings, physical distancing, monitoring employee health and asking anyone, both employees and guests, to stay home if they are not feeling well or have symptoms of COVID-19. “The latest changes will be evident in our skier and rider services,” Kessler said. “All products and services will require online reservations.” There is still a question as to what capacity limitations Wintergreen will face, if any. “It is our intention to allow members and passholders to ski any day the resort is open without reservations,” Kessler said. “Our primary means to control capacity will be limiting the sale of daily lift tickets.” Other resort guidelines will continue to be introduced as the nebulous course of the pandemic continues to unfold. “We are planning lots of changes with the objective of making all of us safer and more comfortable this season,” Kessler said. “While some of the changes might be a little inconvenient, we 26 | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | SOUTHSIDE

Wintergreen opened its slopes Saturday, Dec. 12, for the 2020-21 winter season. Elias Weiss/Star-Tribune


believe it’s a small price to pay for safety and the opportunity to have a great season on the slopes.” Wintergreen is the only ski area on the East Coast to have 100 percent of its terrain covered by an automated snowmaking system. Less than 3 feet of snow falls in the town of Wintergreen annually. Snowmaking this season began Dec. 1, with the first skiers and snowboarders hitting the slopes Dec. 12 at 9 a.m. Even on a 50-plus-degree day in central Virginia, less than an hour from Charlottesville, Wintergreen’s own Blue Ridge mountain is ready for winter sports thanks to this state-of-the-art technology. The 11,000-acre scenic resort on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains also features golf, tennis, spa, indoor pool, specialty dining and other area attractions. Partnering with The Wintergreen Nature Foundation, the resort also supports and promotes wildlife habitat preservation and environmental education. More information can be found at wintergreenresort.com. •

Even on a 50-plus-degree day in central Virginia, less than an hour from Charlottesville, Wintergreen’s own Blue Ridge mountain is ready for winter sports. Zip lining is one of various nonseasonal activities that Wintergreen Resort boasts. Elias Weiss/StarTribune

Snowmobiles travel smoothly over newlyproduced winter snow at the Wintergreen Resort, with a peak over 3,500 feet above sea level. Elias Weiss/Star-Tribune. SOUTHSIDE | DISCOVER MAGAZINE | 27


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Danville Concert Association P.O. Box 11284, Danville

Danville Little Theatre P.O. Box 3523, Danville

Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History 975 Main St., Danville

Danville Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 11491, Danville

Downtown Danville Murals Gretna Little Theatre 101 Main St., Gretna

Gretna Theatre 107 N. Main St., Gretna

Main Street Art Collective 326 Main St., Unit 100, Danville

The North Theatre 629 North Main St., Danville

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Danville Science Center & Virtual Dome 677 Craghead St., Danville

Main Street Art Collective 326 Main St., Unit 100, Danville

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Brosville Walking Track 195 Bulldog Ln., Danville

Cedar’s Country Club 1029 Anderson Mill Rd., Chatham

Coates Bark Park 1727 Westover Dr., Danville

Camilla Williams Park 700 Memorial Dr., Danville

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Recreation

OUTDOOR RECREATION (continued) Danville Parks & Recreation 125 N Floyd St., Danville

Danville Pittsylvania County Fairgrounds 2400 Cavalier Rd., Ringgold

Doyle Thomas Park 827 Green St., Danville

434-799-5200 sgrinwo@danvilleva.gov 434-822-6850 info@dpcfairgrounds.com 434-799-5215

Elba Park

434-656-6572 townhall@townofgretna.org

Elkhorn Lake & Camp Grounds

434-432-9203 kennytinaelkhorn@yahoo.com

2500 Elkhorn Rd., Java

Franklin Junction Historic Railroad Park Across from 105 Main St., Gretna

Gretna Town Trail Whitehorn Trail

Grove Park 100 Southland Dr., Danville

H.B. Moorefield Park Riverside Dr., Danville

Hawk Park 201 Coffey St., Gretna

434-656-6572 townhall@townofgretna.org Trailhead at the Centra Medical Building in Gretna 434-799-5215 434-799-5215 434-432-7736 recreation@pittgov.org

JTI Fountain 215 Main St., Danville

M.C. Martin Park Memorial Dr., Danville

Martinsville Speedway 340 Speedway Rd., Ridgeway

Paradise Lake & Campground

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434-799-5215 276-956-7225 434-836-2620 1-866-836-2126 vaisforcampers@gmail.com


OUTDOOR RECREATION (continued) Phillip Wyatt Skate Park 302 River Park Dr., Danville

Pittsylvania County Parks & Recreation 18 Depot St., St. 508, Chatham

Pumpkin Creek Park 315 Taylor Dr., Danville

Richmond and Danville Rail Trail/ Ringgold Rail Trail 155 Ringgold Depot Rd., Ringgold

Riverwalk Trail 111 Main St., Danville

Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge 188 Locust Ln., Penhook

Smith Mountain Farm & Stables 7661 Grassland Dr., Sandy Level

Smith Mountain Lake & Dam Visitor’s Center 2072 Ford Rd., Sandy Level

South Boston Speedway 1188 James D. Hagood Hwy, South Boston

Southern Hills Golf Course 188 Stokesland Ave., Danville

Tiny Town Golf 643 Arnett Blvd., Danville

Titan Park 1160 Tunstall High Rd., Dry Fork

Virginia International Raceway 1245 Pine Tree Rd., Alton

White Oak Mountain Wildlife Management Area Chatham, VA 24531

Wildcat Park 5875 Kentuck Rd., Ringgold

Zipline 302 River Park Dr., Danville

434-799-5215 434-432-7736 recreation@pittgov.org 434-799-5215 434-432-7736 434-799-5215 540-565-0222 434-927-5199 steve@smithmountainstables.com 540-985-2587 434-572-4947 info@southbostonspeedway.com 434-793-2582 golfsouthernhills@gmail.com 434-799-0142 434-432-7736 recreation@pittgov.org 434-822-7700 info@VIRnow.com 804-367-1000 434-432-7736 recreation@pittgov.org 434-799-5150

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Schools

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY www.pcs.k12.va.us

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY School Board

Alternative School

434-432-8185

Brosville Elementary School

434-685-7787

Chatham Elementary School

434-432-5441

Chatham Middle School

434-432-2169

Pittsylvania County Schools P.O. Box 232, Chatham *School Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the School Board office.

Chatham High School

434-432-8305

Dan River Middle School

434-822-6027

Dan River High School

434-822-7081

Gretna Elementary School

434-630-1808

Gretna Middle School

434-656-2217

Gretna High School

434-656-2246

John L. Hurt Elementary School

434-324-7231

Kentuck Elementary School

434-822-5944

Mt. Airy Elementary School

434-630-1816

Pittsylvania Career & Technical Cntr

434-432-9416

Southside Elementary School

434-836-0006

Stony Mill Elementary School

434-685-7545

Tunstall Middle School

434-724-7086

Tunstall High School

434-724-7111

Twin Springs Elementary School

434-724-2666

Union Hall Elementary School

434-724-7010

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434-432-2761 888-440-6520 pcs.k12.va.us

Superintendent: Dr. Mark R. Jones 434-432-2761 P.O. Box 232, Chatham Banister District: Rev. Raymond Calvin Ramsey Sr. 7153 Halifax Rd., Chatham

434-251-7157 rramsey@pcs.k12.va.us

Callands-Gretna District: Calvin D. Doss P.O. Box 100, Gretna

434-656-3206 cdoss@pcs.k12.va.us

Chatham-Blairs District: Sam Burton 492 Tobacco Road, Dry Fork

434-724-4245 sburton@pcs.k12.va.us

Dan River District: Cassandra F. Crump P.O. Box 252, Ringgold

434-822-8866 cccrump@pcs.k12.va.us

Staunton River District: Don C. Moon 3605 Level Run Rd., Hurt

434-324-4115 dmoon@pcs.k12.va.us

Tunstall District: George Henderson 568 F. C. Beverly Rd., Dry Fork

434-770-8933 ghenderson@pcs.k12.va.us

Westover District: Kevin Mills 2514 Franklin trnpk, Danville

434-836-6742 kmills@pcs.k12.va.us


DANVILLE www.danvillepublicschools.org Grove Park Preschool

434-799-6437

Northside Preschool

434-773-8301

Forest Hills Elementary School

434-799-6430

G.L.H. Johnson Elementary School

434-799-6433

Park Avenue Elementary School

434-799-6452

Schoolfield Elementary School

434-799-6455

Woodberry Hills Elementary School

434-799-6466

Woodrow Wilson Intermediate School

434-773-8204

E.A. Gibson Elementary School

434-799-6426

O.T. Bonner Middle School

434-799-6446

Westwood Middle School

434-797-8860

Galileo High School

434-773-8186

George Washington High School

434-799-6410

Danville Alternative Program at J.M. Langston Campus

434-799-5249

Adult & Continuing Education Center

434-799-6471

W.W. Moore Jr. Education Program

434-773-8170

DANVILLE School Board *School Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Danville Room of the School Board Office, 341 Main Street, Danville, VA

Superintendent: Dr. Angela Hairston

ahairston@mail.dps.k12.va.us

School Board: Renee Hughes

rhughes@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Dr. Philip Campbell

pcampbell@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Tyrell Payne

tpayne1@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Charles McWilliams

cmcwilliams@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Brandon Atkins

batkins@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Ty’Quan Graves

tgraves@mail.dps.k12.va.us

Crystal Cobbs

ccobbs@@mail.dps.k12.va.us

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Government

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY Board of Supervisers *Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Chatham Community Center art room (may change soon).

Chatham-Blairs District: Chairman: Robert “Bob” Warren P.O. Box 11718, Danville

434-770-7607 robert.warren@pittgov.org

Banister District: Dr. Charles H. Miller, Jr. 184 Friendship Rd, Chatham

434-489-8525

Callands-Gretna District: Ben L. Farmer 3855 West Gretna Rd., Gretna

434-770-8427 jerry.hagerman@pittgov.org

Dan River District: Joe Davis 2749 Kentuck Rd., Ringgold

434-770-7553 joe.davis@pittgov.org

Staunton River District: Tim W. Dudley

434-713-0502 Tim.Dudley@pittgov.org

Tunstall District: William “Vic” Ingram

434-713-1649 Vic.Ingram@pittgov.org

Westover District: Vice Chairman Ronald Scearce 2133 Stony Mill Rd., Danville

434-685-1843 ronald.scearce@pittgov.org

County Administrator: David Smitherman P.O. Box 426/ 1 Center St., Chatham

434-432-7710 david.smitherman@pittgov.org

County Attorney: J. Vaden Hunt, Esq.

434-432-7720 vaden.hunt@pittgov.org

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY www.pittgov.org Circuit Court Clerk: Hon. Mark W. Scarce P.O. Drawer 31, Chatham

434-432-7887

Commissioner of Revenue: Robin Coles-Gourd P.O. Box 272, Chatham

434-432-7940

Sheriff: Michael W. Taylor P.O. Box 407, Chatham

434-432-7800

Treasurer: Vincent Shorter P.O. Box 230, Chatham

434-432-7960

Public Relations Manager: Caleb K. Ayers

434-432-3575 Caleb.Ayers@pittgov.org

Commonwealth’s Attorney: Robert “Bryan” Haskins P.O. Box 1068, Chatham

434-432-7900

County Administrator: David Smitherman P.O. Box 426, Chatham

434-432-7710 david.smitherman@pittgov.org

CHATHAM TOWN COUNCIL P.O. Box 370 • Chatham • (434) 432-9515 www.chatham-va.gov Mayor: William Pace P.O. Box 212, Chatham

804-694-6143 chathamwap@gmail.com

Town Council Members: Janet B. Bishop 610 South Main St., Chatham

434-432-2714 jbishop@chatham-va.gov

William B. Black 434-432-7721 338 North Main St., Chatham wblack@chatham-va.gov Robert B. Thompson P.O. Box 231, Chatham, VA

434-432-8763 - Home 434-432-6211 – Work rthompson@chatham-va.gov

Andrew D. Wall P.O. Box 1127, Chatham

434-432-6122 awall@chatham-va.gov

Matt Bell

mbell@chatham-va.gov

Irvin W. Perry 348 S. Main St., Chatham

941-740-0268

Interim Treasurer/Clerk: Kelly Hawker Town Manager: Richard Cocke Town Attorney: Adams & Fisk PLC

434-432-2531


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Government CITY OF DANVILLE www.danville-va.gov Circuit Court Clerk: Gerald A. Gibson 401 Patton St., Danville

434-799-5168

Commissioner of Revenue: James M. Gillie 311 Memorial Dr., Danville

434-799-5145

Sheriff: Michael Mondul 401 Patton St., Danville

434-799-5135

Treasurer: Sheila Williamson-Branch 311 Memorial Dr., Danville

434-799-5140

Commonwealth’s Attorney: Michael Newman 434-797-1635 341 Main St., St. 200, Danville City Manager: Ken Larking 427 Patton St. 4th flr, Danville

434-799-5100 klarking@danvilleva.org

DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL *Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the fourth floor of City Hall located at 427 Patton Street. Mayor: Alonzo Jones 218 Rockford Plc., Danville

434-250-3231 alonzo.jones@danvilleva.gov

Danville City Council Members:

DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL www.pittgov.org Mayor: R. Keith Motley P.O. Box 472, Gretna

434-656-6406 keith.motley@townofgretna.org

Town Council Members: Michael L. Bond P.O. Box 558, Gretna

434-656-3573 michael.bond@townofgretna.org

James Buckner 125 Eden Plc., Danville

434-688-1589 james.buckner@danvilleva.gov

Dianne Jennings P.O. Box 762, Gretna

434-656-6582 dianne.jennings@townofgretna.org

L.G. Campbell, Jr. 368 Mowbray Arch, Danville

434-793-9493 larry.campbell@danvilleva.gov

434-656-8061 mike.burnette@townofgretna.org

Gary P. Miller, MD 209 Updike Plc., Danville

434-799-0908 gary.miller@danvilleva.gov

Mike Burnette P.O. Box 1227, Gretna

Sherman Saunders 115 Druid Ln., Danville

434-799-8737 sherman.saunders@danvilleva.gov

Deborah Moran P.O. Box 630, Gretna

434-656-6079 deborah.moran@townofgretna.org

James Gilbert P.O. Box 781, Gretna

james.gilbert@townofgretna.org

Jim Hunt 506 Henry St., Gretna

434-656-3653 flowershop@fairpoint.net Attention: Jim Hunt

Barry Mayo 434-792-1041 1100 N. Main St., Apt. B, Danville barry.mayo@danvilleva.gov J. Lee Vogler 118 Grove Park Cir., Danville

434-792-0937 lee.vogler@danvilleva.gov

Madison Whittle 434-251-0926 143 Marshall Terr., Apt 6, Danville madison.whittle@danvilleva.gov

Town Manager: David A. Lilly

Bryant Hood 876 Stokes St., Danville

Town Attorney: Michael Turner

(336) 933-1480 byrant.hood@danvilleva.gov

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Town Clerk/Treasurer: Patsy Thompson Budd 434-656-3989


Government (continued)

HURT TOWN COUNCIL P.O. Box 760, Hurt •(434) 608-0554 *Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Hurt Town Hall. Mayor: Gary Hodnett

mayor@townofhurtva.org

Vice Mayor: Shirley Barksdale-Hill

shirley Barksdale-Hill shirley.barksdale-hill@townofhurtva.org

Town Council Members: E. Collin Adams Jr. 612 Spring St., Hurt

collin.adams@townofhurt.org

Randy Doss

randy.doss@townofhurtva.org

Lorraine L. “Rainy” Clay 204 Grove St., Hurt

434-324-7884 rainy.clay@townofhurtva.org

VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES

Steve Watson

steve.watson@townofhurtva.org

Les Adams

Kathy Keesee

kathy.keesee@townofhurtva.gov

Jeffery L. “Jeff” Bowling

jeff.bowling@townofhurtva.gov

Clerk/Treasurer: Susan Frazier Public Works Director: Ed Hodges

UNITED STATES CONGRESS Senators: The Honorable Mark R. Warner 459-A Russell Senate Office Bldg., 202-224-2023 Washington, D.C. The Honorable Tim Kaine 388 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Washington, D.C.

202-224-4024

308 Craghead St., Ste. 102A, Danville

434-792-0976

House of Representatives: The Honorable Denver Riggleman

Member Since: 2014 R - Counties of Henry (part) and Pittsylvania (part), City of Martinsville 16th District Capital Office 804-698-1016 General Assembly Bldg. delladams@house.virginia.gov Room Number: 719 P.O. Box 406, Richmond Legislative Assistant: Shani Shorter Secretary During Session: Julia Bouck District Office P.O. Box K, Chatham

434-432-1600

W. Daniel Marshall III Preferred Name: Danny Member Since: 2002 R - Counties of Henry (part) and Pittsylvania (part); City of Danville 14th District Capitol Office 804-698-1014 General Assembly Bldg. deldmarshall@house.virginia.gov Room Number: 702 P.O. Box 406, Richmond

1022 Longworth HOB, Washington, D.C.

202-225-4711

Legislative Assistant: Mary K. Franklin Secretary During Session: Jackie Price

308 Craghead St., Ste. 102D, Danville

434-791-2596

District Office P.O. Box 439, Danville

434-797-5861 434-797-2642 (Fax)

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County Information COUNTY INFORMATION

USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Budget Department

434-733-8105

Community Center at Chatham

434-432-3115

City Attorney

434-799-5122

City Manager

434-799-5100

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

434-793-0884

Clerk of Circuit Court

434-799-5168

Commissioner of Revenue

434-799-5145

Dan River Business Development Center

434-793-9100

Community Development

434-799-5260

Danville Community Market

434-797-8961

Danville Regional Airport

434-799-5110

Danville Public Schools

434-799-6400

Danville Economic Development Office

434-793-1753

Danville Utilities

434-799-5155

434-793-5644

Economic Development

434-793-1753

Danville Museum Fine Arts & History

Emergency Preparedness

434-799-6535

434-799-5200

Finance Department

434-799-5185

Danville Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Fire Department

434-799-5226

434-836-6990

Health Department

434-766-9828

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce

Human Resources

434-799-5241

Danville Science Center

434-799-5160

Jail

434-799-5130

Danville Welcome Center

434-793-4636

Parks and Recreation

434-799-5200

Downtown Danville Association

434-791-4470

Public Works

434-799-5245

Olde Dominion Agricultural Center

434-432-8026

Registrar

434-799-6560

Pittsylvania County Recreation Dept.

434-432-7736

Social Services

434-799-6537

Social Security Administration

800-772-1213

Transit System

434-799-5144

Treasurer’s Office

Veterans Affairs

800-827-1000

434-799-5140

Voter Registration Danville

434-799-6560

Voter Registration Pittsylvania County

434-432-7971

POLICE NON-EMERGENCY NUMBERS Danville Police Department 434-799-5111 Danville Sheriff’s Office

434-799-5135

Pittsylvania County Sheriff

434-432-7800

Mon-Fri 9a-5p 434-432-9515 Chatham Police Department 24 Hours 434-432-2222

Libraries

Pittsylvania County Library

434-432-3271

Pittsylvania Library - Gretna

434-656-2579

Pittsylvania Library - Brosville-Cascade 434-685-1285 Pittsylvania Library – Mount Hermon 434-835-0326 Pittsylvania History Center & Library 434-432-8931

Gretna Police Department

434-656-6123

Hurt Police Department

434-608-0554

Danville Public Library

434-799-5195

Virginia State Police

800-553-3144

Danville Library - Westover

434-799-5152

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County Information (continued)

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY GOVERNMENT TELEPHONE LISTINGS

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY GOVERNMENT TELEPHONE LISTINGS (CONTINUED)

Pittsylvania County All Departments

434-432-7700

Health Department (continued)

Agricultural Development

434-432-7993

Environmental Health

434-432-7758

Animal Control

434-432-7937

Water Programs

434-836-8416

Assistant County Administrator

434-432-7720

Clinic-Danville

434-799-5190

Building Inspections

434-432-7755

Central Accounting

434-432-7743

Clinic-Chatham

434-432-7232

Commissioner of Revenue

434-432-7940

Clinic-Gretna

434-656-1266

Community Policy/Management

434-432-8371

County Administrator

434-432-7710

Courts:

Jail

434-432-7831

Landfill

434-432-7980

Purchasing

434-432-7744

Adult Probation

434-432-7853

Recreation Dept

434-432-7736

Circuit Court Clerk

434-432-7887

Registrar

434-432-7971

Commonwealth Attorney

434-432-7900

School Board

434-432-2761

General District Court Clerk

434-432-7879

Sheriff’s Office

J & D Court Clerk

434-432-7861

From Chatham/Danville

434-432-7800

J & D Court Services Unit

434-432-7864

From Gretna/Hurt

434-656-6211

Magistrate’s Office

434-432-7910

From Whitmell

434-797-9550

Dispatch

434-432-7931

Crime Stoppers

800-791-0044

Dispatch

434-432-7931

Electoral Board

434-432-7798

Emergency Management and Communications:

Social Services Chatham

434-432-7281

Danville

434-799-6543

Gretna

434-656-8407

Communications/Dispatchers

434-432-7931

Director

434-432-7920

Fire Marshall

434-432-7936

Soil Conservation

434-432-7768

434-432-7765

Treasurer’s Office

434-432-7960

Victim/Witness Program

434-432-7854

Farm Services Agency Health Department Pitt./Danville Health District

434-799-5190

Virginia Cooperative Extension

434-432-7770

Child Development Clinic

434-797-1040

Zoning Code Compliance

434-432-7750

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TIME

DATES

PRICE

Danville Parks and Recreation events

HEALTHY LIVING & FITNESS MUSIC & DANCE Werk It Out Pepsi Building • 434-799-5150

This is a cardio dance class that focuses on legs and ab muscles. Registration required. Due to COVID-19, spaces will be limited. $5/class You must register for the class by 12 p.m. on the day of class.

Monday, Feb. 8

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Rock Out in Pound. Bring your own mat; drumsticks will be provided. This fun class will help you burn approximately $7/class 500 calories. Sweat with instructors Erin and Kari. Registration required. Due to $35/monthly COVID-19 spaces will be limited. You must register for the class by 12 p.m. on the day of class.

Mondays & Wednesdays

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Work up a sweat wherever you are! Use your body weight to increase your heart rate and tone muscle. This will be a virtual workout. Join Danielle Montague for a workout and a nice cool down. Zoom links will be sent to your email 15 minutes before the start of class.

$4/class

Mondays, Jan. 4-Feb. 22

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Join new yoga instructors for a free 45-minute yoga class on Zoom right in the comfort of your own home. Be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible. Zoom links will be sent to your email 15 minutes before the start of class.

NO FEE

Just breathe! Beat the Monday blues and focus your mind on positive thinking. Sign up to receive the Zoom link.

NO FEE

FITNESS & EXERCISE

Pound Fitness Pepsi Building • 434- 799-5150

Workout Moms Zoom • 434-799-5150

Yoga in your Living Room Zoom • 434-799-5150

Saturday, Feb. 5

9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

WELLNESS Mid-Day Meditation Zoom • 434-799-5150

Love Me Workshop Zoom • 434-799-5150

Ladies, treat yourself as panelist affirm our divine femininity. Join Counselor Denease Terry-Reid and Influencer Jasmine BrownFitzgerald as we tap into our mental health NO FEE and greatness. A Zoom link will be sent 15 minutes before class so be sure to register in advance.

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Mondays, Jan. 4 - Mar. 29

12 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.


TIME

DATES

PRICE

HEALTHY LIVING & FITNESS WELLNESS (continued) Thrive! Initiative Contact Danielle Montague 434-799-5150 montadr@danvilleva.gov

Calling all worksites, churches, schools, and out of school providers to use your amazing influences to change the health status of our region by joining the Thrive! Initiative. Past participants have created a culture of health that has increased employee attendance, productivity, and employee morale. Sign up today!

NO FEE

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Galentine’s Day Brunch Crema & Vine, 1009 Main Street 434-793-4636

Galentine’s Day is the day for celebrating lady friends and kickin’ it brunch style. Bring your gal pals or simply attend and meet some new ones! There will be a photo booth, gift bags, door prizes and much more to enjoy. The event is free, but NO FEE attendees are responsible for purchasing their own meals. Due to social distancing guidelines, we will be having two separate times for this event. Space is limited. Registration required.

Sunday, Feb. 16

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Join new yoga instructors for a free 45-minute yoga class on Zoom right in the comfort of your own home. Be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible. Zoom links will be sent to your email 15 minutes before the start of class.

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 9

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Learn to paint the Bob Ross way. Kathy Anthony, a Certified Ross Instructor and a Wilson Bickford Painting Partner, will help you complete beautiful paintings in just one day. Please bring a roll of paper towels and a 16 x 20 canvas. All other supplies are included. Adults 18 and over.

$70/person

Winter Barn Saturday, Feb. 13

ACTIVITIES AT BALLOU Essential Oils Made Easy Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216

Bob Ross Painting Classes Ballou Annex • 434-799-5216

Ballou Virtual Bingo Play from home• 434-799-5216

Connect with Ballou Recreation Center staff for a fun-filled afternoon of BINGO from your own home! Ballou Recreation Center will be hosting NO FEE virtual BINGO. We will provide the cards and send an email link through Zoom for you to play. The winner’s prizes will be mailed to them.

Mondays

10:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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TIME

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PRICE

Danville Parks and Recreation events

HEALTHY LIVING & FITNESS COMMUNITY Activity Kits Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216

Ballou is partnering with Commonwealth Senior Living to help those who would like to do activities in the comfort of their own homes. The kit will include activities such as art projects, puzzles, word searches, and more that will increase your recreation time. They will be delivered to your door step.

NO FEE

Join the Ballou Choir as it provides members with social, educational and skill development Ballou Choir through music. The choir is in need of male singers NO FEE Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 especially. Practices are held on the first Tuesday of each month. Ages 50 and over.

First Tuesday of each month

11:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Are you ready for an adventure? Journey with Ballou during Black History month with a very special program to raise awareness and promote Black History Tribute Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 community pride and unity. The program will include a history trivia contest, music and dance performances, poetry reading and more!

Saturday, Feb. 20

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

$10/person

EDUCATIONAL This seminar explains Medicare and the coverage options available, including: Supplements, Advantage Plans and Part D Prescription Drug Coverage. The information provided can help you make smarter choices as to the most cost effective Welcome to Medicare Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 and best Medicare health plan and options for you. The seminar is for anyone on or soon to be on Medicare, as well as caregivers of those on Medicare. Seminar and refreshments sponsored by Humana.

NO FEE

Optima Health will share information about Medicare. After the session, you will be able to understand your Medicare options, differentiate between Original Medicare, Medicare Basics NO FEE Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Supplement Insurance. You will also learn how Medicare Prescription Drug plans work and familiarize yourself with Medicare Election Periods.

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Adult Coloring

You are never too old to color! Coloring encourages adults of all ages to revisit their childhood days of relaxing with a pack of crayons and a coloring book. Adult coloring has been shown to improve mood, focus, and memory while calming the nervous system. It’s also a great social hour among our participants. Coloring sheets are provided. Bring your own coloring pencils and a snack or bag lunch.

Wednesdays

11 a.m. 12 p.m.

Everyday

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

9:30 a.m. 11 a.m.

Learn to line dance with the savvy Brian Price. He will teach a variety of dances in a fun atmosphere. $3/person Learn new moves, have fun, and make new Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 friends while line dancing.

Mondays & Thursdays

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Tai Chi is a slow moving exercise to enhance breathing, calm the mind, improve stress, and help with numerous medical conditions. Master Level Instructor Wyona Witcher will focus on Tai Chi with Wyona Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 deep breathing techniques, complete body warm up, and individual movements. See why Tai Chi is the best exercise for the rest of your life. Registration is required.

$6/person

Mondays

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. or 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

$5

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 11 – Feb. 26

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216

NO FEE

We have a great selection of books that you can swap out or just take a free book of your choice. NO FEE Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 This is available every day and anyone can come grab books.

Book Swap

FITNESS Begin your road to an active and healthy lifestyle today. Instructor Dale Pierce will lead an energized workout of low impact aerobics Prime Time Fitness Ballou Rec Center • 434-799-5216 that incorporates dancing and toning as well as sculpting with weights and dyna-bands designed to help you move towards your health goals.

$2/visit

Southside Urban Line Dance

SPORTS AND ATHLETICS

Indoor Inflatable Bubble Soccer Glenwood Comm. Ctr • 434-799-5214

Gather your friends and family for a game of bubble ball! Sports and Athletics presents a new soccer league. Each player will be inside of an Inflatable Bubble. Each team will consist of 5 - 7 players. Games will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This league does not consist of any practices, just fun and games. At the end of the regular season, we will have playoffs. Ages 7 - 13. Closed toe shoes are required.

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Monday Madness (Dodgeball) Glenwood Comm. Ctr • 434-799-5214

Dodgeball, the game you played in gym class as a kid, is back and it’s HUGE! This is by far the most exciting, fast paced program offered. Each week you will receive an awesome adrenaline rush as you try to dodge and dip your way to victory! Pound for pound—the best cardio around! Our courts are calling for those who are down for a dodging good time! Join Sports and Athletics every Monday for dodgeball fun. Every other Monday will be tournament style dodgeball. Ages 7-13. Participants are required to wear a face mask and bring their own water bottle. Registration required.

$5

Mondays, Jan. 25 - Mar. 1

5:30 p.m. 7 p.m.

Are you looking for that super social group to play in? Look no further. Bring a couple of your best friends or sign up as a Free Agent and we will set you up to meet new people. No matter what, be prepared for some serious fun! The sport anyone can play. Join Sports and Athletics for some fun action in the game of Badminton and Cornhole. This event is an on-your-own playing style. Ages 14 and up. Participants are required to wear a face mask and bring their own water bottle.

$5

Fridays, Jan. 8 Feb. 26

5:30 p.m. 7 p.m.

Danville Parks and Recreation holds off as long as it can, but sometimes excellent programs have to be canceled because participants wait until the last minute to sign up. Each program needs a minimum number of participants in order to run. So if a program looks interesting, don’t hesitate... register today at www.PlayDanvilleVA.com!

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 9

5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

ADULTS & TEENS

“Play Hard or Go Home” Badminton and Cornhole Glenwood Comm. Ctr • 434-799-5214

“What Happened to my Program?”

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DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY ADULT PROGRAMS The Write Stuff – Adult Writing Group Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Grimm Readers – Adult Book Club Zoom • 434-799-5195

Procraftinators Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Dungeons & Dragons for Adults Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Unrequired Reading – Classics Book Club Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Hearts and Crafts Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Page and Screen Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Cozy Parlor Games Auditorium • 434-799-5195

If you love writing, join us for inspiration, encouragement and feedback. We will have a new writing prompt each month. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 4

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Are you looking for a “novel” way to pass the time? Join us on Zoom for a lively book discussion and meet others in the community. A free copy of the book will be given to the first few patrons to register. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 11 “Verity” by Colleen Hoover

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Unwind from your day with zentangles, paint by sticker, and more relaxing arts and crafts. Bring your friends and meet new ones. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Monday, Feb. 8

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Whether you have been playing for years or are trying it out for the first time, join us for a one-shot adventure and meet other players in the community. All experience levels welcome. Characters, dice, and snacks provided. Ages 18 and up. Space is limited. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 18

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

We all learned about the classics in high school. Let’s read them again just for fun! Join our discussion for a fresh perspective on these enduring tales. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Monday, Feb. 22 “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Put your heart into a fun night of crafting in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 9

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Is the book always better? Let’s find out together. Read the book and then join us for a movie viewing and group discussion. This month we will be watching The Maltese Falcon (1941) based on the novella by Dashiell Hammett. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Saturday, Feb. 20

10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

Come on and party like it’s 1899. Play charades, fictionary and other classic Victorian parlor games. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 25

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Take-and-Make Kits: Magical Lands Series

Explore Peter Pan’s Neverland and King Arthur’s Camelot with us! Each month we will explore a different world through stories, crafts, recipes and more. Register to reserve your family’s kit by visiting the ‘Programs and Events’ page on www. ReadDanvilleVA.org. Pick up kits during library business hours at the 2nd floor service desk. Monthly kits will be available starting on the first business day of each month. First stop, Alice’s Wonderland!

Monthly

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DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS (continued) LEGO Brick Engineers Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Storytime with Miss Chris Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Tween Craft Night Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Mad Scientists Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Dumbledore’s Army Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Make your own LEGO brick creations! Bricks provided, imagination required. All LEGO models will be displayed in the Children’s Department. Ages 5 - 12. Registration required.

NO FEE

Monday, Feb. 1

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join Chrislyn for songs, stories and activities that promote language development and pre-literacy skills for children and their parents or caregivers. Ages 2 - 5.

NO FEE

Tuesdays, Dec. 1 - Feb. 9

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a night of crafts, music and snacks. Bring your friends and make new ones. Ages 9 14. Registration required.

NO FEE

Wednesday, Feb. 17 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Pottery

Put your goggles and lab coats on and explore components of S.T.E.A.M through hands-on demonstrations, experiments and crafts. Ages 7 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 4

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Calling all witches and wizards. Join us monthly as we learn about different wizarding subjects, from Herbology and Charms to Defense Against the Darks Arts with crafts, activities and demonstrations. Become a DA member today! Ages 8 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 18 Care of Magical Creatures

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

NO FEE

Saturday, Feb. 13

10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 23

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Become a Library Scout! Join us for our monthly meeting to go over upcoming programs in the community, do NO FEE explorer-themed activities and crafts and make new friends. Ages 7 and up. Registration required.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Get to know your defenders of justice and celebrate their heroic efforts with games and activities inspired by the Black Panther, Miles Morales and other black superheroes as well as an episodic viewing of ‘Static Shock.’ All ages. Registration required.

Tuesday, Feb. 2

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Solve puzzles, defeat the monsters and discover

Youth Dungeons & Dragons treasure along the way. All experience levels Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Tree House Tuesday Auditorium • 434-799-5195

Library Scouts Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Black Panther & Friends Auditorium • 434-799-5195

welcome. Characters, dice, and snacks provided. Grades 6 - 12. Space is limited. Registration required. If you’re an adventurer like Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House, this program is for you! Learn about ninjas and twisters, do experiments and make crafts. Ages 5 - 12. Registration required.

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Wednesday, Feb. 10

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Keep the pigeon out of trouble and help him celebrate Mo Willems’ birthday with games and crafts. Ages 2 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Thursday, Feb. 11

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Enjoy an evening all about stars with cosmic crafts, stellar star stories and more! Ages 6 and up. Registration required.

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 16

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

To celebrate National Love Your Pet Day, we are creating some special toys and treats for your pets NO FEE to enjoy! Ages 4 and up. Registration required.

Monday, Feb. 22

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

After-hours at the library is for teens-only! Play video games with friends, make slime, have nerf gun battles, eat pizza, and more. Grades 6 – 12. Registration required.

NO FEE

Friday, Feb. 26

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Stretch and groove to the tunes of love.

$3

Mondays, Feb. 1, 8, 22

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Is pizza your favorite food? Have you heard of “Love at first slice?” Grab your apron, gloves, and love as you create a heart pizza.

$7

Tuesday, Feb. 2

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Step into the kitchen and learn how to make salmon cakes, cabbage, and fried cornbread. This is a mouthwatering delicious meal that is easy to prepare.

$8

Friday, Feb. 5

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Have you made plans to watch the big football game? If not, make plans to cheer on your team while you watch the big anticipated game with your football friends.

$8

Sunday, Feb. 7

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Let’s get out of the center and go on a community trip around Danville. While you are out browsing Danville, you and your friends will get to choose where to eat lunch.

NO FEE

Tuesday, Feb. 9

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

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PRICE Valentine’s Day is not just for couples. This year we are celebrating friendship! Bring your best friends for a night of partner-themed crafts, activities and sweets. Ages 7 and up. Registration required.

DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS (continued) Pal-entine’s Day Maker Space • 434-799-5195

The Pigeon Says Happy Birthday Auditorium • 434-799-5195

A Night Under the Stars Auditorium • 434-799-5195

PET-tastic Fun at the Library Maker Space • 434-799-5195

Teen Takeover 2nd Floor • 434-799-5195

CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES FITNESS Exercise in the Name of Love Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

SOCIALIZATION Valentine’s Pizza and Cards Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Soul Food Friday Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Big Football Game Party Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Community Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

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DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY SOCIALIZATION (continued) Sweetheart Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

President’s Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Sip & Paint Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Hot Dog Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Make a conversation wreath for yourself or your sweetheart. Afterwards, enjoy light refreshments and a special sparkling berry punch as you listen to music and socialize with friends.

$9

Tuesday, Feb. 10

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

“Oh say does that Star Spangled Banner ye wave, o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Put on your thinking cap and turn to $6 channel knowledge. Get to know more about your presidents—both past and present. Do you have what it takes to answer the TRIVIA questions of the day?

Tuesday, Feb. 16

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Get in tune with your inner Picasso as you paint a masterpiece on a canvas. Once you are finished painting, you can enjoy light refreshments. Leave your painting tools at home, Stonewall has you covered.

$10

Wednesday, Feb. 17

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Never miss a chance to eat one of America’s favorite foods. Enjoy a hot dog experience you will never forget.

$7

Wednesday, Feb. 24

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Fun facts: home security systems were invented by Marie Van Brittan Brown, Garrett Morgan invented the traffic signal, and potato chips were unintentionally created by George Chum. So many things that you use or see on a day-to-day basis were created by African Americans. Stonewall staff will put together a small museum for you to take a glance at what different items were invented by African Americans.

$5

Friday, Feb. 12

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

The month of February is about celebrating Black history. Meet your friends at Stonewall for Black History BINGO and other fun activities.

$5

Friday, Feb. 19

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Do you have a special hidden talent that you would like to showcase? Well today is your time to shine!

$5

Tuesday, Feb. 23

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

LEISURE INTEREST

Black History Inventors Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Black History Games Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

What’s Your Talent? Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

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DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY LEISURE INTEREST (continued) Black History Fun Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Wendell Scott, a Danville native, was the first African American to win the highest ranking in NASCAR at the 1963 Grand National Race Cup Series. Another fun fact is that he is mentioned and has a car based on his NASCAR career in the movie Cars 3. Grab a bag of popcorn and watch the movie Cars 3 with your friends at the library.

$5

Friday, Feb. 26

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Enjoy being with your friends as you make a cookie jar out of a terra-cotta clay pot to place delicious treats in.

$12

Wednesday, Feb. 3

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Never miss a chance to eat one of America’s favorite foods. Enjoy a hot dog experience you will never forget.

$7

Wednesday, Feb. 24

10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.

Saturdays, Jan. 2 – Mar. 27

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

CRAFTS Terra-Cotta Pot Cookie Jar Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

Hot Dog Day Stonewall Therapeutic Rec. Ctr 434-799-5199

THE CROSSING AT THE DAN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY EVENTS The Winter Farmers’ Market will start on Saturday, January 2 and run through Saturday, March 27. This market will offer baked goods, meats, eggs, jams, jellies, crafts, personal care products and seasonal produce.

Winter Farmers’ Market Danville Farmers’ Market Interested in becoming a vendor at the Danville Farmers’ Market? Call (434) 797-8961

**The Danville Farmers’ Market is following all federal, state and local health and safety guidelines for both vendors and patrons. Patrons should maintain six feet between other shoppers and should not visit the market if they are ill. While visiting the market the following regulations are in place: • As always, no pets unless it is a service animal • Wearing a mask is recommended per Governor Northam’s order • Patrons are asked not to linger inside the building • One customer at a table at one time

NEED A PLACE TO HAVE YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY OR EVENT? To rent the Pepsi Building or ask questions, call The Crossing at the Dan office at (434) 797-8961, email thecrossing@danvilleva.gov, or visit www.playdanvilleva.com.

PEPSI BUILDING: The Pepsi Building is perfect for smaller events such as: birthday parties, workshops, meetings, anniversaries and family gatherings. Rental includes: • Capacity of 100 seated or up to 160 standing (limited to 25 people due to COVID-19) • Tables and chairs for seating up to 100 • Serving kitchenette • Free wireless Internet • Public address system • Plenty of public parking

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