There is no charge to list upcoming events, however, other than ongoing meetings, items are limited to no more than two weeks before the event. Church items are limited to benefits, dinners and yard or bake sales. Non-profit group yard and bake sales and family reunions and open houses are also published. 

Wednesday, March 18
Clothes Closet: Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church will hold a clothes closet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. All items are free.
Meeting: The Mountain Soil and Water Conversation District will conduct its monthly meeting at the Bath County Library Meeting Room at 9 a.m. IS NOW CANCELLED.
Retired Nurses: The Retired Nurses will meet for lunch at the 42 Deli, Clifton Forge, at 1 p.m.

Friday, March 20
Clothes Closet: Lone Star Baptist Church, Potts Creek Road, will have a clothes closet open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothes and all other items are available free of charge. This clothes closet is open every third Friday and is a combined ministry with Persinger United Methodist Church.

Saturday, March 28
Clothes Closet: The Windy Cove Clothes Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cancelled only for snow, ice or blowing rain.


Alcoholics Anonymous: Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held at the following locations and times: Covington: Sunday at 6 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 12:15 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday and Friday at 12:15 p.m. in  the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Annex. Clifton Forge: Tuesday and Friday at 8 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church; The Serenity Group will meet at First Baptist Church, Church Street, at 7 p.m. every Tuesday.

N.A. Meetings: Drug problems? Narcotics Anonymous may be the answer. Meeting are held Sundays at 5 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. All meetings are held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church.

Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous: The Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous will meet Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Clifton Forge. 

Al-Anon: Al-Anon meets in Clifton Forge on Tuesday’s and Fridays at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. There is also an 8 p.m. meeting at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Wednesday evening.

Adult GED Classes: The Clifton Forge Public Library, 535 Church Street, Clifton Forge, will hold Adult GED?classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30-4 p.m. Classes are open to anyone 18 or older. Registration is conducted at the library. Books and testing are free. For information, call 1-888-622-7256, 540-375-3065 or 540-863-2519.

Diabetes Support Group: The Diabetes Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Alleghany Regional Hospital Cafeteria.

Alleghany Highlands Regional Library Book Club: The Alleghany Highlands Regional Library’s Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m.  

Alleghany Humane Society: The Alleghany Humane Society will meet the third Wednesday in November at 5:30 p.m. at the shelter in Low Moor.

Alleghany Commandry And Royal Arch Meeting: Alleghany Commandry No. 23 and Royal Arch Chapter No. 24 of Clifton Forge will meet the fourth Thursday (January through October) and the third Thursday (November and December) in the lodge. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m.

American Legion: The American Legion will meet at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at the American Legion Hut.

Bluegrass Jam: “The Gallery” at the Clifton Forge School of the Arts, 518 Church Street, Clifton Forge, will have bluegrass music every 3rd Friday at 7 p.m. Admission is free and coffee is provided. Bring an instrument and your voice or come listen and toe-tap along with local bluegrass players.

Story Hour At Alleghany Highlands Regional Library: The Alleghany Highlands Regional Library  will hold Story Hour for preschool children  each Wednesday, October through May. Story hour begins at 10:30 a.m. A planned program is held each day. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery, located at the Loving Life Outreach Center, 420 Ridgeway Street, Clifton Forge, is a 12-step Bible based recovery program specializing in hurts, habits and hangups. For more information, call 540-691-3422.

Clifton Forge Armory Committee: The Clifton Forge Armory Committee meets the last Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Armory. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Call 862-5683 for additional information.

Clifton Forge Lions Club: The Clifton Forge Lions Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Scott Hill.

C.F. Public Library: The Clifton Forge Public Library hosts a preschool story hour the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 11 a.m. Each planned program includes a story, games, a craft and a snack. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 540-863-2519.

Coffee & Coping: Coffee and Coping, for caregivers and family members of the elderly, will meet on the first Thursday of every month at the Highland House, 3501 Longdale Furnace Road. Call 862-4271 for additional information.

Covington Masonic Lodge #171: Covington Masonic Lodge #171 holds meetings every 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge located in Dolly Ann. A 6:30 p.m. meal will preceed each meeting.

Covington Ruritan Club: The Covington Ruritan Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the James Burke House Eatery on Riverside Street.

Carpenter's Battery, Camp 1927: Carpenter's Battery, Camp 1927, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Dr. Mays’ Office, in Westwood.

Alleghany Highlands Chorale: The Alleghany Highlands Chorale will hold practices every Monday at 7 p.m. at McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church. The director is Kathy Crutchfield.

Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society: The Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the former Jeter-Watson School at 515 E. Pine Street, Covington.

Rubber Plant Retirees: The Rubber Plant Retirees meet the second Thursday of each month at Scott Hill in the dining room for breakfast at 9 a.m.