BADIN/PALESTINE NEWS: Reading With A Ranger nears

Published 7:54 am Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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Jo Grey writes the Badin News for the SNAP.

Valentine Storytime and Crafts is today at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers and home school students. All are welcome. The next Storytime session is Feb. 27.

Town Council

The Badin Town Council’s monthly meeting is tonight at 7 in Town Hall, 36 Falls Road. Visitors are welcome.

Bread Giveaway

Better Badin’s monthly bread giveaway takes place Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Badin VFD parking lot. Free bread products will be given out as long as supplies last.

Litter Patrol

Please come and join Better Badin volunteers for a litter sweep through town on Feb. 24. The group will meet at the Falls Road gazebo at 8:30 a.m. to get assignments.

Sunshine Club

All adults are welcome to the fellowship hall at Badin Baptist on Falls Road at 10:30 a.m. for a program and a covered dish lunch with friends and neighbors. Please bring a dish to share.

Stony Hill UMC

All are welcome to come for the Ash Wednesday service at Stony Hill UMC, 28996 Stony Hill Road, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 14 and join in 40 days of preparation for Easter.

Palestine Community Church

The fellowship group Palestine Pals will meet today at Rosebriar Restaurant in Albemarle at 11:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome.

Pastor Kevin McCormac began a Lenten Bible Study on Feb. 11. The study, “Growing in the Grace of Gratitude,” by David Jeremiah, will continue Sunday evenings at 6 in the sanctuary.

An optional $10 study guide is available from Joyce Drye. The church is at 36414 Palestine Road.

Morrow Mountain

The next Reading with a Ranger program is Feb. 24 from 1-2 p.m. at Shelter C. All ages are welcome to hear a story about bears, plus learn about bear biology and some fun facts.

A Morrow Mountain State Park ranger will give a presentation at the Kron House on Feb. 25 from 2-3 p.m. about Dr. Frances Kron, an early settler in the 1800s who practiced medicine in the Uwharrie region. A tour of Dr. Kron’s house, office and cemetery will be offered following the program.

Badin and Palestine News is by Jo Grey. Announcements for the next column may be emailed to