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Wilkes Cowboy Church will have a service on Thursday, May 20, at Community Baptist Church, 501 C St., North Wilkesboro. Covered dish at 6:30 p.m., music at 7 p.m. by Eric and Ben Marshall followed by a message.


The Catherine H. Barber Memorial Shelter for the Homeless will have a chickenque on Friday, May 21, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park. Plates are $8.

Shady Grove Baptist Church youth will have a chickenque on Saturday, May 22, at Memorial Park starting at 8:30 a.m. Plates are $8.

Roaring River Ruritan Club will have a chickenque on Saturday, May 22, starting at 10 a.m. Plates are $8 and can be purchased at the clubhouse or trailer in downtown Roaring River. All proceeds benefit Kathy Ward, who is battling lung cancer.

The Mulberry-Fairplains Ruritan Club will have a benefit chickenque on Saturday, May 22, starting at 10:30 a.m. All proceeds go to cancer patient Barry Rhoades. Plates are $8. Call 336-818-9060 or 336-670-2041 to place an order, which may be picked up at the clubhouse or fire department.


VFW Post 1142 in North Wilkesboro will have music by Branded and dancing from 7:30-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. Mask or shield required. Admission $8 with 50/50 raffle; proceeds benefit the post and veterans.

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