Bring Calendar information to 30 E. First Ave., email it to email@example.com, or mail it to The Calendar, The Dispatch, P.O. Box 908, Lexington, 27293 so it arrives one week prior to its publication date. Call Jill Doss-Raines at (336) 249-3981, ext. 219 if you have any questions.
LexingCon event: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 14; Davidson County Fairgrounds; $5 ages 13 and older $2, ages 6-12; free if 5 or younger; Comic book show. Cosplay costume contest. There will be food trucks. Special artists, including Marcus Hamilton of Dennis the Menace, will be present. Visit Lexington-Con on Facebook for more information.
Country breakfast: 7-10 a.m. Saturday, April 7; Bethel United Methodist Church, 508 Fisher Ferry St., Thomasville; $8 for adults, $2 for children 12 and under. Menu includes country ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, grits, stewed apples, gravy, homemade biscuits, coffee, juice, tea and soft drinks.
American Cancer Society’s survivor and cancer dinner: 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21; Center United Methodist Church; 186 Center Church Road, Welcome; rsvp by April 8 at (336) 834-3354. Cancer survivors and caregivers along with their guest will celebrate, hope and honor all cancer survivors and caregivers with food, entertainment, and fellowship.
Barbecued chicken plates: 11 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday, April 21; Hedrick’s Grove Reformed UCC, corner of Allred Road and Old Highway 64 East; $8. Eat in or take out. The Women’s Fellowship will have a baked goods and craft sale.The Youth Fellowship will be selling hot dogs.
Reunion for former Duracell employees: 3-8 p.m. Sunday, April 29; Finch Park, shelter No. 1; Bring a covered dish and/or dessert and drink. Paper products and ice will be provided. The meal will begin at 5 p.m.
Groups and Governments
Pickin' & Grinnin': 5 to 7 p.m. every second Saturday through October; Paul's Chapel Church, 2791 W. Center St. Ext.; Meal served includes hot dog, baked potato bar, drink and dessert; $7, until 6 p.m. Call (336) 596-5991 or (336) 249-1305 for additional information.