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Published 10:30 am Wednesday, December 7, 2016


SHRINERS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL, 5:30-8 p.m. at Golden Leaf Warehouse in South Hill. The cost is only $25 and all net proceeds go to the Shriners Children’s Hospitals. For tickets or information, call Chuck Ryan at (434) 210-6035.


BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Red Oak, 6700 Barnesville Hwy.


SOJOURNER’S RELAY FOR LIFE BINGO, 2 p.m. at the Phenix Volunteer Fire Department. Door opens at noon. The event will include bingo, vendors, food and prizes. Fish sandwiches, hot dogs and drinks will be on sale. Cost is $20 per ticket. For more information, call Shirley (434) 610-6605, Ruby (434) 414-5155 or Millicent (434) 390-0773.


GOSPEL CONCERT, 4 p.m. at Phenix United Methodist Church. The Sandy Creek Gospel Bluegrass will be in concert. There will be light refreshments following the program.  All are invited.


CASHOLA NIGHT, 4:30-8 p.m. at Pino’s in Keysville to benefit the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels. Take out orders are counted as well.


ORDINATION SERVICE, 3 p.m. for Minister Loretta Bailey and Minister Angela Cook at Salem Baptist Church, Red Oak.


COAT DRIVE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mt. Ellis Baptist Church in Keysville. The drive is sponsored by The Kappa Rho Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The community is requested to donate new and used coats, hats, gloves, scarves and other winter items for children and adults. The drive will run from now until January 15.


BEEKEEPING COURSE, 7-9 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Prince Edward Extension Office. This course is specifically designed for those who intend to start honeybee colonies. Material covered will include: the history of honeybees, bee life cycle, seasonal management, equipment and supplies needed, integrated and sustainable management techniques, as well as hands on session for establishing new colonies. Tuition of $100 per family unit includes three textbooks, course notebook and CD with presentation summaries, additional resources, and one year’s membership in your local beekeeping club. For more information or to register, contact or call (434) 660-6063.