On the Scene is a column listing community events that runs each week. Items will be edited to conform to Enterprise guidelines. Items must be submitted at least seven days before the event. The information must contain a street address for the event. Submissions may be mailed or delivered to the High Point Enterprise, 213 Woodbine St., High Point, NC 27260, or submitted by email to email@example.com.
COLLEGE CREDIT FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS
Guilford Parent Academy is inviting parents and families to a virtual webinar where they can learn more about the requirements for the Career and College Promise program and how to apply for it. The program, available through Guilford Technical Community College, allows high schoolers to earn college credit and gain workplace experience at the same time. The program is tuition-free for high school juniors and seniors. The webinar will be offered 6- 7 p.m. on Thursday and again 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. To register for either session, visit bit.ly/3nehn0q. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-279-4924.
SCHOLARSHIP INFO SESSION
Say Yes Guilford is sponsoring a virtual scholarship information session Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. Guilford County Schools families can learn about available scholarships. Registration is free and available at sayyesguilford.org.
FREE FOOD DRIVE-THRU
A Drive-Thru Spring FarmPx Food Drive-Thru will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, 103 Church St., Thomasville. There will be 1,000 free food boxes to be given away (meat, dairy, produce). Hosted by Pastor Calvin Smith in partnership with WFU, US Pointer Alzheimer’s Association and Davidson Works. Opportunities to participate in Alzheimer’s prevention studies, contact Dr. Lamonte Williams, 919-394-6180. A Ministers United For Christ of Thomasville collaboration.
MUSICAL CAR BINGO
In this twist on traditional bingo, instead of numbers on a bingo card, participants will have song titles and artists and will play from the safety of their vehicles to possibly win a prize. Join High Point Parks & Recreation on May 21 at Morehead Recreation Center (101 Price St., High Point) 6-8 p.m. Cost is $5 per vehicle. Visit highpointnc.gov/pr or call 336.883.3506 for information.
SUMMER DAY CAMP
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point is currently registering children in kindergarten through eighth grade for the STEAM Summer Day Camp program June 14-Aug. 6. Visit tsabgchp.org for online registration and more info. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided for every child. Campers will stay physically, and intellectually active through the many different activities offered through daily programs.
MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOPS
Guilford Parent Academy is offering a virtual workshop series “Coping in Crisis: Mind, Body and Action” to help families identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Among the topics are helping students with substance abuse and suicidal behaviors, coping skills after traumatic experiences, grief and loss, and more. For information and to register, visit bit.ly/2OMIAdA
LET’S TALK CARS
Let’s Talk Cars is reopening its Thursday night cruise in, starting at 5:30, after a year furlough because of COVID-19. Come and see the classic cars, street rods, hot rods and muscle cars at 1628 S. Main St., High Point. This is the largest and oldest weekly cruise-in in North Carolina, 27 years old and still cruising. For information call Jackie Baker, 336-882-8809.
MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION FOR VETeranS
Davidson County Department of Senior Services is offering transportation to the Veterans Medical Centers in Kernersville and Salisbury. Trips to the VA Medical Center in Salisbury are on Wednesdays and trips to the Kernersville VA Medical Center are on Thursdays. To be eligible, individuals must be a Davidson County resident and a veteran. One caregiver will be permitted to accompany the veteran if necessary. Appointments with the medical centers should be made within the time allotted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to ensure a return trip. To schedule transportation, call 336-242-2947 at least 48 hours prior to the appointment. The phone number is for transportation to appointments only.
PICKLEBALL OPEN GYM
Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road, High Point, is offering open gym time for pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. for $2 per session. Call 336-883-3508 to learn more.
Guilford County Schools’ Guilford Parent Academy has partnered with the school system’s Counseling Department to offer a FAFSA hotline for Title I families. Live high school counselors are now available 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to help parents and caregivers start and finish this important step toward applying for college. To access the hotline, call 336-370-3270.
OPEN GYM BASKETBALL
Morehead Recreation Center is offering open gym basketball shoot-around times for youth, teens and adults throughout each week. At $2 per session, participants get some exercise in a low-key, socially distanced environment while they sharpen their basketball skills. Masks are required. To register visit highpointnc.gov/pr.
CULLER SENIOR CENTER
The Roy B. Culler Jr. Senior Center is offering a number of virtual programs to enhance health in adults ages “50 and better,” including Virtual Chair Yoga, Virtual Stretching, Virtual Low Impact Cardio and Virtual Morning Exercise Drills. To learn more or register, visit highpointnc.gov/pr; or call the Senior Center at 336-883-8520.
HISTORICAL PARK OPEN SATURDAYS
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the High Point Museum is closed to the public, but the Historical Park is currently open to the public on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Come watch a costumed blacksmith, see new outdoor exhibits and view the historical buildings. Visit highpointmuseum.org and the museum’s social media accounts for updates.