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COMMUNITY NEWS

August 27-29

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. nightly at Salem Baptist Church in Red Oak. The Rev. Dr. William Keen will be the proclaimer and the mission is developing kingdom builders. A different choir will provide music each night. The church is located at 4050 Salem School Road

September 1

BARN DANCE, 6-8 p.m. at the Pamplin Train Depot.

September 4

ACTIVE PARENTING CLASS, 5-7 p.m. at 216 Bush River Dr. in Farmville. This event is sponsored by Crossroads Community Services Board. To register, contact Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274. Space is limited.

BEEKEEPERS MEETING, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. State Apiarist Keith Tignor will speak about “Mite-A-Thon” and also about the meeting of the Eastern Apiary Society. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433.

September 5

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

September 8

GOSPEL PROGRAM, 4 p.m. at St. Louis Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House. Guests will be the New Beginnings Singers of Appomattox. Everyone is invited.

COMMUNITY MEETING, 7 p.m. at Bacon District Fire Department. This event is hosted by Wylliesburg/Red Oak Supervisor Kay Morgan Pierantoni.

DAR MEETING, 10:30 a.m. at the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library in Farmville. The guest speaker will be Donald C. Blessing, Circuit Court Judge, 10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. The topic of discussion will be the First Amendment.

September 9

VIDEO SERIES, 6-7 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. Each Sunday evening a video from “That the World May Know” series will be shown. Free and open to the public.

September 10

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include, homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks will be served. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

September 11

ACTIVE PARENTING CLASS, 5-7 p.m. at 216 Bush River Dr. in Farmville. This event is sponsored by Crossroads Community Services Board. To register, contact Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274. Space is limited.

September 12

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

September 13

PAPSA MEETING, 5:30 p.m. at the Farmville Community Library. This meeting is sponsored by the Piedmont Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse (PAPSA). Learn how to help fight the current opioid epidemic and other substance abuse/misuse issues. If interested, contact Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274 or Kathy Reed (434) 392-9461 ext. 271.

September 17

DEMOCRATIC MEETING, 7 p.m. at the Drakes Branch Municipal Building, 4800 Drakes Main St.

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include, homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks will be served. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

September 18

ACTIVE PARENTING CLASS, 5-7 p.m. at 216 Bush River Dr. in Farmville. This event is sponsored by Crossroads Community Services Board. To register, contact Angela Cook at (434) 392-9461 ext. 274. Space is limited.

September 19

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

September 22

BRUNSWICK STEW, 8:30-9:30 a.m. pickup at Concord Baptist Church in Chase City and 10:30 a.m. pickup at Sheldon’s in Keysville and the Drakes Branch Pavilion. Preorders may be placed no later than Sept. 17 by calling the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels office in Keysville at (434) 736-8441. Stew will be prepared by Scott Winn.

September 24

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include, homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks will be served. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

September 26

BIBLE STUDY CLASS, 7-8 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The class is free and open to middle school students in grades 6-8 each Wednesday. The curriculum used will be AWANA material. For more information, call (434) 208-8496.

October 1

KIDS CLUB, 4-5:30 p.m. at Drakes Branch Baptist Church. The program is free and will be held each Monday after school. Activities will include, homework help by certified teachers, Bible study, games and crafts. Snacks will be served. Parents need to register children for the program. Call the church office at (434) 568-4021 for more information.

October 6

OPPORTUNITY FUND SKEET AND TRAP CLASSIC, 8 a.m. registration at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox. participants will shoot one round each of skeet and trap, have breakfast and lunch, win prizes and take home awards for their shooting skills. All proceeds will go to the nonprofit Southside Opportunity Fund’s scholarships for graduating high school seniors in Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) service area. For more information or to register as a participant or sponsor, contact Mark Thomas, community relations coordinator in SEC’s Altavista office, at (434) 645-3276 or mark.thomas@sec.coop or visit www.sof.coop.

October 13

HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10 a.m .- 4 p.m. at the Drakes Branch Farmer’s Market. Craft vendors still needed. For more information, contact Julie Hamlett at (434) 568-6451 or crewite@hotmail.com.