Published 2:17 pm Monday, July 22, 2019


The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to 


SUMMER READING CHALLENGE, at Wylliesburg Community Library for ages 6-13. Come by and learn how you can win a free ice cream cone and be entered into a drawing for lots of goodies.

JULY 19 

SHARK IN THE PARK, 9-11 a.m. at J. Robert Jamerson Library for all ages. The library presents the latest man eating shark blockbuster, “The Meg.” Popcorn, bottled water, snow cones and suspense. Bring blankets and chairs for this PG-13 adventure.

FUNDRAISER, 7 p.m. for the Red House Fire Department. The event will be held at Appomattox High School, 198 Evergreen Drive, Appomattox, featuring James Gregory, “the funniest man in America.”

JULY 20 

BIBLE SCHOOL, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Cullen Baptist Church. Lunch will be served. We look forward to seeing you, and invite you to bring a friend.

QUILT GROUP TO MEET, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church, 815 N. Main St, South Boston. Questions call Ellie at (434) 572-1998.

USDA FOOD BANK, 10-11:45 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Red House, for those in the Phenix and surrounding Red House Community who are residents of Charlotte County. Reminder: You can receive USDA food at only one site in Virginia. Bring a large cardboard box and identification. For questions, call Bernice Pannell at (434) 248-6465 between 5-8 p.m.

JULY 21 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY, 11 a.m. at Mossingford Baptist Church, 355 Saxey Road, Saxe. The Rev. Fleshman from St. Louis Baptist Church along with his choir will be the guest speaker. Dress casual.

PASTOR’S AID PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch. Retired State Trooper James D. Gregory will be the speaker and the SMG choir will be in concert. Everyone is welcome. The Rev. James E. Goode is the pastor.

JULY 27 

ROCK THE BLOCK, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at King Street Church, Keysville. Bring the kids for a day of fun, food, music, ice cream, bounce house and much more. First 200 to register will receive backpacks filled with goodies. Register on the King Street Church Facebook page.


COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR, 5:30 p.m. at the Estes Community Center, Chase City. Registration is recommended by calling (434) 532-8190. The event is free.


COMMUNITY FUN DAY, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Emmanuel Bible Church, 401 Southern Drive, Keysville. Let’s all come together as a community and get to know one another. Great fellowship and fun for everyone in the Lord. Attractions include Inflatables, cake walk, music, food, indoor and outdoor games and more. Come on out for good Christian fun.


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