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Published 3:01 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2017


ENGLISH CLASSES, 6:30 p.m. at Keysville United Methodist Church. English for Speakers of Other Languages classes will begin, 9290 Church St., Keysville. Enroll by calling (434) 542-5782.

LEE JACKSON DAY PROGRAM, 12:15 p.m. at High Bridge Trail State Park. The event will feature a lunchtime slideshow at Virginia’s Heartland Regional Visitor Center. Feel free to bring lunch. All are welcome to attend this free program. For more information, call the park office at (434) 315-0457.


COAT DRIVE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mt. Ellis Baptist Church, 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 until Jan. 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 a 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 info or to register, contact or call (434) 660-6063.