Published 3:05 pm Wednesday, February 20, 2019


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JAMERSON BOOK CLUB, 2:30 p.m. in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library. This month’s book selection is any nonfiction book with the author’s last name starting with “G.”


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, 11 a.m.-noon in the conference room of Jamerson Memorial Library in Appomattox. We will be learning from some of the New Testament books of the Bible. Each study is formatted so that you can join us at any time and not feel as though you must “catch up.” For more information, call (434) 352-8574.

MONTHLY SELF PAY LUNCHEON, 1 p.m. of the MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) at the Riverside Café in Farmville. All active, former and retired military officers, spouses, widows and widowers are welcome to attend. February’s topic is preparing for/dealing with issues regarding military death benefits.


PHENIX DIXIE YOUTH BASEBALL SIGNUPS, 10 a.m. at Phenix Fire Department. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

STEW, 11 a.m. sponsored by Mt. Carmel U.M.C. Missions, at the shop of Jerry and Brenda Bowers across from Lester’s Fast Mart in Sugar Hill. There will be beef, chicken and beef and chicken mixed. Pre-order by calling Pat Moorefield at (434) 446-3274. Place your orders early as we tend to sell out in advance.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY PROGRAM, 1 p.m. sponsored by The Central High Museum, Inc. at The White Oak Grove Baptist Church, Harvey Road, Phenix. The theme: Speak Up, Take Action: It’s Your Right and Duty to Participate in the Future of America. The Spring Hill Baptist Church of Blackstone will present a one act monologue entitled “I’ve Felt the Pain.” Refreshments will be served. Parents are encouraged to bring their children so they can learn more about black history.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mossingford Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Graham Coleman along with his choir. Come enjoy food for the soul and food for the body. Pastor Rev. John Craighead.

MEN’S SUPPORT GROUP, 7 p.m. 12-week program for men of all ages at the Municipal Room at the Town Hall of Phenix. For questions, call (434) 376-3574.


BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at The Tabernacle Baptist Church, located on U.S. Route 360, Drakes Branch. Retired Master Trooper James Gregory, Sr. will be the speaker. There will be a short play performed by the youth department and the Spiritual 4 and Vivian McCargo will render the music. Everyone welcome.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at New Witt Baptist Church, Farmville Highway, South. The message will be delivered by Pastor Vincent Eanes, Pastor of Lone Oak Baptist, Keysville. Everyone is welcome.


SUNBONNET SUE STITCHERS, 10 a.m. will meet in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Main Street, Appomattox. Knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing and cross stitch group.


STORY AND CRAFT TIME, 11 a.m. at the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, on Main Street in Appomattox. A Library employee will read an age appropriate book followed by a simple craft project. This program lasts approximately 30 minutes.


GAME NIGHT, 4 p.m. in the conference room of the J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library, Appomattox. Posthumous Z, a team based zombie survival and horror game full of cheesy famous zombie movie zingers. Choose between team human and fight for your life, or team zombie to try and bring on the apocalypse. Fun, fast-paced and geared toward a more mature audience. Recommend age 13 and up to play.


STEW FUNDRAISER, 10 a.m. at Keysville Hardware. All proceeds to benefit Charlotte County students through the Retired Teachers Association. Call (434) 547-9676 to pre-order.

SINGING, 6:30 p.m. by Michael Wayne Smith at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 6790 Saxkey, Road, Drakes Branch. Free admission. Doors open at 5:30.

PHENIX DIXIE YOUTH BASEBALL SIGNUPS, 10 a.m. at Phenix Fire Department. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.


BOOK AND AUTHOR EVENT, 3 p.m. at the old courthouse, Charlotte Court House featuring local author and historian Bill Chrystal. Hosted by The Friends of the Charlotte County Library.


VENDOR MEETING, 6 p.m. at the Pamplin Depo for the Pamplin Community Farmers Market. Vendors are needed for this year’s market. The market will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. starting May 18 and continuing until Oct. 12.

MARCH 13-15

ANNUAL REVIVAL, 7 p.m. nightly at St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch. The Rev. James E. Goode, pastor of the church, will deliver the message each night. A different choir will sing each night. Everyone is welcome to attend.


MEALS ON WHEELS WINTER GALA, 6 p.m. at the SVCC Workforce Center in Keysville. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels Office at (434) 736-8441, from any board member or at the door.


HANDBAG BINGO 2-4 p.m. at Bacon District Fire Department, Wylliesburg to benefit The Barksdale Cancer Foundation.

WOMEN, MEN DAY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Mt. Mitchell Baptist Church, Fort Mitchell. There will be different guest speakers. Ladies in white or beige. Everyone welcome.


EUREKA COLOR RUN, 10 a.m. Register with any student or teacher at Eureka by March 1. All ages welcome. Proceeds benefit Eureka’s SOAR program.

ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION, 6-8 p.m. at the Randolph-Henry High School Library. A meet and greet with the artists will be held and refreshments will be provided. Artwork will be for sale. Participants must be a student at Randolph-Henry. This event is sponsored by the Randolph-Henry High School Art Club and Library Club.


SERVICE TIMES CHANGED, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. prayer and praise and 10:30 a.m. worship at Shiloh Baptist Church. Effective January.

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 7 p.m. every third Monday of the month at the Drakes Branch Municipal Office, 4800 Drakes Main St., Drakes Branch. Any questions contact Rebecca Daly at (434) 454-0122.