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Last updated 6/19/2019 at 4:24pm

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at Shoal Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, June 23, through Thursday, June 27, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up. A light meal will be served.


You may bring you child or grandchild to the bookmobile at the Balsam Grove Community Center on the following days: July 8, from noon until 2 p.m.; July 27, from 10:30 a.m. until noon; Aug. 13, from noon until 2 p.m.; and Aug. 24, from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

Bread of Life Food Truck

The Bread of Life food truck will be at the Balsam Grove Community Center every Wednesday from noon until 1 p.m. They will have plate lunches that you can take home with you. This service is available to anyone in the community, so make plans to come out to the community center on Wednesdays and get your plate lunch to eat.


If you have donations for yard sales, contact an officer of the community club to meet you at the community center to put it in the building. Items get ruined if they are just dropped at the door, and then we have to pay to have it hauled off. We appreciate your cooperation. Calls may be made to Bernice Powell at 884-6058 or Carol Gardner at 884-6497.


They have started a playgroup at the Balsam Grove Community Center every Wednesday from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Melissa Pearl of Community Playgroups is heading this up. There will be different activities, crafts, snacks, etc., at no expense to the parents. For more information, email mpcommunity [email protected] or call (828) 808-6638.

Silver Sneakers And Zumba

There have been some changes to the Tuesday exercise classes at Balsam Grove Community Center. From 5 to 5:30 p.m. there will be a balance, equality and stretch class. From 5:35 to 6:25 p.m. there will be a cardio/weight and bend toning class. The Zumba class will do circuit interval training from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. and balance/gentle yoga from 7:15 to 7:30 p.m. Classes are free with silver sneakers membership. There is a small charge for the others. Dr. Melissa McCall is the instructor. For more information, contact Bernice Powell at 884-6259.


Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Jo Ann Adams who passed away recently. May God Bless the family during this time.

Upcoming Events

There will be a community club meeting at the community center at 7 p.m., July 1.


Those celebrating an anniversary this week are Mr. and Mrs. Eric Partin, June 20; Mr. and Mrs. Dan McCall June 21; Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Dodson, June 24; and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Ownbey, June 25. We wish all of these a very happy anniversary.


Those who will celebrate a birthday this week are Rebecca Owen, and Carolyn Owen, June 20; Travis Kitchen, Ressie Mae Owen and Rondall Owen, June 21; and Paul Owen, June 23. We wish all of them a happy birthday.

Rent The Community Center

If you would like to rent the Balsam Grove Community Center, call 884-6058 to book the date.

Senior Citizens Lunch

For all seniors 60 and older you may go to the Quebec Community Center Monday through Friday for lunch, games, fellowship and fun. If you would like to join them, call Pam McCall at 862-4466 for more information.

Quebec Community Club

To rent the building, call Ann Hendrix at (828) 862-4974 and tell her when you want to rent the building and what for. It costs $50 per day to rent the building.


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