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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. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to CommunityCalendar@TheCharlotteGazette.com. 

FEBRUARY 28

SELF PAY LUNCHEON, 1 p.m. of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) at the Riverside Café, 522 N. Main St., Farmville. All active, former and retired military officers and spouses/widows are welcome to attend. The presenter will be Warren Reid, of the Farmville Jaycees.

FEBRUARY 29

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church located on Highway 360, Drakes Branch. There will be a One Act Play, a recitation of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech and the Berean Baptist Church choir will be lifting up souls through music. A soul food dinner will be served following the program.

THIRD ANNUAL SPORTSMEN WILD GAME DINNER, 5 p.m. at the Phenix Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The menu includes fried chicken, brisket, wild game dishes, and various sides. Door prizes for all ages. Hosted by Bethel Baptist Church, Phenix.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT, 6 p.m. at Red House Volunteer Fire Department. Registration begins at 6 p.m. The winner will receive a monetary prize. There will be a 50/50 drawing and food available for purchase.

MARCH 1

MEETING, 3 p.m. of The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club at the Keysville Fire Station located at 500 Osbourne Street. Experienced and newcomers are welcome.

MARCH 2-6

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 790 Saxkey Road, Drakes Branch. Pastor is Lloyd Shepherd with guest Evangelist Don Anderson.

MARCH 3

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office near Lowe’s in Farmville. The program will be How to Build and How to Use a Swarm Trap. 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 our website: heartofvirginiabeekeepers.org

MARCH 6

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

MARCH 8

SUNDAY SERVICES, at St. Level Baptist Church, located on Highway 15, Clarksville. Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. with a worship service on the second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. with pastor, the Rev. Toney W. Smith. Everyone is welcome.

BOOK AND AUTHOR EVENT, 3 p.m. in the old courthouse, Charlotte Courthouse. Local author Barbara Goin Dickerson will speak about her book, “Josie’s Trunk.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

MARCH 10

BLOOD DRIVE, 2-6 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church. Come out to help save lives.

MARCH 11-13

REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at St. Michael Baptist Church. The Rev. Marvin Bowman, pastor of the Bethel Grove Baptist Church in Clover, will be the guest preacher. A different choir will sing each night.

MARCH 14

EARLY CHILDHOOD HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR, 9 a.m.-noon at Eureka Elementary School. The target audience is the parents of children ages 2 to 8. The VPI Steering Committee hopes through this event they can promote and support the health and well-being of young students to set a solid and strong foundation for future health and education.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 5-7 p.m. to benefit Charlotte County Meals on Wheels at Ash Camp Baptist Church, Keysville. Dinner includes spaghetti, bread, salad, dessert and drink.

SOCIAL, 7 p.m. at 771 Greenfield Road, Charlotte Court House, for followers of all faiths and none. Prayers, music, socializing, dinner and refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Call (434) 208-0117 for more information.

MARCH 15

MISSIONARY PROGRAM, 3 p.m. at St. Level Baptist Church. Evangelist Mary Knighten of Greater Deliverance Tabernacle Church, Roxboro, North Carolina will deliver the message. All are welcome.

MARCH 22

CHOIR FESTIVAL, 3 p.m. at St. Michael Baptist Church, Drakes Branch. Everyone is welcome to come and help us praise God through song and prayer.

MARCH 23

SUNDAY SERVICES, at St. Level Baptist Church, located Highway 15, Clarksville. Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. with worship services the second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. with pastor, the Rev. Toney W. Smith. Everyone 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.