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Grove Park Baptist Church invites the community to join it in a grounds cleanup/workday from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 18, at Grove Park Elementary School, Trail One, Burlington. Gloves, rakes and yard equipment will be welcome.

Burlington Animal Services will offer no-fee adoptions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, as part of the third annual national Clear the Shelters initiative, sponsored by NBC and Telemundo. More than 153,000 pets have been adopted since the first event, BAS says. Adoptions include spaying/neutering, basic shots, one-year rabies vaccinations, heartworm or Felv/FIV testing, and 30 days of pet insurance. For more information, call 336-578-0343. View adoptable animals at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/pets.

The McLeansville Lions Club will hold its August yard sale, its last of the season, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Contact Jennifer at 336-289-3170 to reserve a space. Spaces are $15.

The Saul-Satterfield Family Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, in the fellowship hall at Bethlehem Christian Church. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish.

 

BLOOD DRIVES

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2–6:30 p.m.: The Lambs Chapel Airport Campus, Family Life Center, 3539 Alamance Road, Burlington; free T-shirts

Thursday, Aug. 16, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.: Koury Centre, 3060 S. Church St., Burlington

Friday, Aug. 17, 12:30–5 p.m.: Kids Path and Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington

Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.: Crump Village, 1209 Chandler Court, Burlington; 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.: Thrive Church, 3041 Bellemont-Mount Hermon Road, Burlington

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3–7:30 p.m.: Southern Caswell Ruritan Club, 9614 N.C. 62 S., Yanceyville

Monday, Aug. 27, 2:30–7 p.m.: Gibsonville United Methodist Church, 501 Church St., Gibsonville

Thursday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.: Alamance Community College, 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham

Friday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.: Just Save Foods, 807 S. Main St., Graham