COMMUNITY NEWS

Published 4:10 pm Wednesday, August 28, 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 CommunityCalendar@TheCharlotteGazette.com.
AUGUST 31
BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m. at the C.A.R.E. building, 1755 North Mecklenburg Ave., South Hill.
SEPTEMBER 3
BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office across from Lowe’s in Farmville. Program to be determined. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or visit Facebook or its website at heartofvirginiabeekeepers.org
SEPTEMBER 6
INTRO TO COMPUTERS FOR ADULTS, 4-6 p.m. at the Charlotte Adult Learning Center, Charlotte Court House. You’ll learn the basics of computing, including intro to certain helpful tools. After this, you’ll know how to use Facebook and other social media. Call for information or to reserve your spot at (434) 542-5782.
COMMUNITY MEETING, 7 p.m. at Bacon District Firehouse hosted by Kay Morgan Pierantoni, Supervisor.
FALL CONCERT, 7 p.m. featuring Ken Vaiden, a native of Chase City and Peggy Vaughan, of Keysville. Lunenburg County Community Concerts are free and open to the public. Victoria Baptist Church, the host site for this concert series, is located at the intersection of Eighth Street and Washington Avenue. In the event of storm-related hazards or power outages, the concert will take place on Sept. 13. For more information call (434) 696-2025.
SEPTEMBER 7
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.
SEPTEMBER 29
175 YEARS OF MINISTRY, 11 a.m. at New Store Presbyterian Church. Lunch will be served. Anyone who has photos or memories to share about the history of the church are asked to contact Terri Harris at (434) 838-0255 or by email at harris9969@aol.com. Stories may also be emailed to Karen Wolfe at kwolfe1038@gmail.com.
OCTOBER 4
HOMECOMING PARADE, 5 p.m. for Randolph-Henry High School. Line-up will begin at 4 p.m. on Statesmen Drive. For more information, contact Patrick Shay at shayp@ccps.k12.va.us
OCTOBER 5
WINE FESTIVAL, 1-7 p.m. hosted by the Barksdale Cancer Foundation at the historic Gil-Har House in Phenix. Entertainment will be provided by the Stoney Ridge Band of Keysville and Public Consumption from Halifax.
ONGOING
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.