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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. 

JANUARY 11

INTERFAITH DEVOTIONAL, 7 p.m. for followers of all faiths and none at 771 Greenfield Road, Charlotte Courthouse. Prayers, music, socializing and refreshments. “So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth” – Baha’u’llah.

STEW, 10:30-11 a.m. hosted by Mt. Carmel U.M.C. Missions at the shop of Jerry and Brenda Bowers, across from Lester’s Fast Mart in Sugar Hill, Brookneal. Choose between chicken, beef and mixed (chicken and beef). To pre-order call Pat Moorefield at (434) 446-3274. Pre-orders encouraged.

STEW FUNDRAISER, 1 p.m. hosted by Phenix Elementary School PTO for students, field trips, classroom and physical education needs. Stew master, Bobby and Reecy Long. Stew can be picked up at the pavilion. Order by calling Dana Clark at (434) 610-2786 or Desiree Lee at (434) 547-0451.

GENEALOGICAL WORKSHOP, 10 a.m. hosted by the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at Greenwood Library entitled “Delving into your Family History in the Treasure Trove of the Greenwood Library.” To reserve your space contact Vicki Morris at (757) 434-0308.

JANUARY 18

BEEKEEPER’S SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@gmail.com.

GRASP PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Richmond Public Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St., Richmond. GRASP advisors will provide free college financial aid counseling and assistance with completing the FAFSA, by appointment. Call (804) 527-7772 to schedule your hour-long appointment. More information is available at the GRASP website at www.grasp4va.org.

FEBRUARY 18

BEEKEEPER’S SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@gmail.com.

FEBRUARY 25

BEEKEEPER’S SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@gmail.com.

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.