Bring Calendar information to 30 E. First Ave., email it to calendar@the-dispatch.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.

Poor man’s supper: 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15; Shioloh UMC, Highway 150, Reeds; $8 for adults, $4 for children; Buffet includes fatback; side meat, stewed cabbage, potatoes and apples, pinto beans, slaw, hot dogs, desserts and drinks. 

Black history presentation: 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22; Lexington Library, 602 S. Main St. Irene Wiley, a local fiber/quilt artist who is originally from upstate New York, will speak about the Underground Railroad quilts and the secret codes sewn into their patterns.

Governments and Groups

Mid-West Community Watch: 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month; Robbins Recreation Center.