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COMMUNITY NEWS

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.
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
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 MEETING, 10 a.m. of The Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library in Farmville. The guest speaker will be Joelle Denison, Director of Programs and Training with the Richmond Justice Initiative. The topic of her discussion will be “Human Trafficking.”
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.
VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at Central Middle School Gymnasium. Guest speaker will be Kristy Coie-Day. A reception for all honored guests to immediately follow.
10TH ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. of the New Beginnings of Chase City at the Robert E. Lee Auditorium located on 191 East Second St., in Chase City. Doors open at 3 p.m. Different groups will appear on the program.
TURKEY DINNER, 5-7 p.m. sponsored by Beulah United Methodist Women at the Abilene Community Center to benefit the UMW Missions Fund. Take out begins at 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information call Betty Gryder at (434) 223-8343.
NOVEMBER 10
GUEST MINISTER, 11 a.m. at the Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House will be the Rev. Michael Haskins. Everyone is welcome.
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.
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.
NOVEMBER 23
STEW, BBQ AND BAKE SALE, 10 a.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church, 6101 Scuffletown Road, Randolph. Stewmaster is James E. Tuck. Pre-order by Nov. 19 by calling Callie Tucker at (434) 454-7418.
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.