COMMUNITY NEWS

Published 11:45 am Thursday, October 31, 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. 

OCTOBER 31 

FLU SHOTS FOR SENIORS, 2-3 p.m. at Piedmont Senior Resources friendship café.

TRUNK OR TREAT, 5-6:3 p.m. at Oak View Presbyterian Church, 2 miles north of Cullen on U.S. Highway 47. Enjoy fun and treats.

NOVEMBER 1-2 

HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at St. Theresa Church, 700 Buffalo St., Farmville. White Elephant Room, many local vendors, bake sale, lunch cafe, door prizes and much more.

NOVEMBER 2 

WOMEN OF THE BIBLE PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 4050 Salem School Road, Red Oak. Music will be rendered by The Barnes Special. Come out and hear about the women in the Bible and some good Gospel singing. The Rev. Roger Lee Allen, pastor.

FREE DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pamplin Train Depot, 105 Main St., Pamplin, featuring Farm Use Old Time String band. PALS (Pamplin Area Legacy Supporters) will provide its famous meal, featuring various stews, rolls, salad, dessert and beverage. All veterans will be served free of charge.

STEW FUNDRAISER, 10:30 a.m. at Keysville Hardware hosted by The Sisters for Alpha Delta Kappa. Proceeds will go into a scholarship fund for local high school or college students interested in the teaching profession. If you would like to make a pre-order, contact Jennifer Grey at (434) 547-4676.

NOVEMBER 3 

CALLING ALL ‘HAMS’, 3 p.m. hosted by The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club at the Keysville Fire Station, 500 Osbourne St., on the first Sunday of every month. Experienced hams are welcome along with beginners. Any questions, contact Dan (K5KHZ) at (434) 210-8383.

PASTOR’S 4TH ANNIVERSARY, 3 p.m. at St. Louis Baptist Church in Charlotte Court House. The Rev. R. Stuart Jones, pastor of the Jordan Baptist Church, Appomattox, will be the minister for the hour. The music will be rendered by his choir. Everyone is welcome.

NOVEMBER 5 

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office across from Lowe’s in Farmville. The topic will be feeding bees during the winter. Keith White of Honey and the Hive Beekeeping Supplies will assist Tommy Nelson in a demo of making your own candy board and fondant. 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, heartofvirginiabeekeepers.org.

NOVEMBER 8 

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4:30-6:30 p.m. hosted by the Randolph District Fire Department Auxiliary to honor our veterans at 2145 Cumberland Road. Veterans dine for free. Donate at the door to support the fire department. There will also be a raffle for a Savage AXIS XL 270 rifle with scope. See any fireman or auxiliary member to purchase tickets or call (434) 391-1250. Tickets will be available at the dinner.

NOVEMBER 9 

STEW, 11 a.m. hosted by Mt. Carmel U.M.C. Missions in Sugar Hill, Brookneal, U.S. Hwy. 40, across from Lester’s Fast Mart, at the shop of Brenda and Jerry Bowers. Choose between, beef, chicken or beef and chicken mixed. Pre-order by calling Pat Moorefield at (434) 446-3274.

ART SHOW AND CHILI SALE, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. hosted by The Pamplin Area Legacy Supporters (PALS) at the Pamplin Depot, Main Street, Pamplin. The event features local artists and is open to the public free of charge. Homemade chili will be on sale beginning at 11 a.m. and served until it’s gone.

NOVEMBER 11 

COMMUNITY MEETING, 7 p.m. at Bacon District Firehouse hosted by Supervisor Kay Pierantoni.

NOVEMBER 16-17 

38TH HOLIDAY BAZAAR, hosted by The Friends of the R. T. Arnold Library at the Dixie Warehouse on Rocky Branch Road in South Hill. Saturday hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be over 100 crafters and vendors for the biggest event yet. Stew will be for sale by the Red Oak Stew Crew. It is a great way to kick off the holiday season.

NOVEMBER 17 

THANKSGIVING SERVICE, 11:30 a.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Mount Calvary Road, Brookneal. The Rev. Spencer will bring the Thanksgiving message. Lunch will be served after service. The public is welcome.

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.