Community Calendar for the week of Dec. 14

Published 10:50 am Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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KEYSVILLE FOOD DRIVE — The Charlotte Learning Center is holding a donation drive, collecting non-perishable foods for St. Luke’s in Keysville. The group will accept items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. If you stop by after hours, there is a box by the door to place your donation in. The Charlotte Learning Center is located at 395 Thomas Jefferson Highway, Suite B in Charlotte Court House.


CHRISTMAS BINGO — Central High Museum, located at 515 Thomas Jefferson Highway, will hold a Christmas Bingo event on Saturday, Dec. 17. Doors open at 1 p.m., with the games soon after. Bingo prizes include a flatscreen tv, a special jackpot prize of $200 and other items.


BROOKNEAL CHILDREN’S PROGRAM — Brookneal Baptist Church, located at 304 Wickliffe Road, will host a children’s Christmas singing at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Dec. 18. The event will feature members of TeamKids, Children’s Church, the preschoolers and all other children at the church.

CHRISTMAS CANTATA – Following the children’s program on Sunday, Dec. 18, Brookneal Baptist Church will hold a Christmas cantata. Their choir will perform “The Song of Bethlehem,” written by Lee Black.


BEEKEEPERS CONFERENCE — The first Heart of Virginia Beekeepers Conference will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14 at Longwood University. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Blackwood Ballroom. Online registration is open at hovbconference.


BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS — The Heart of Virginia Beekeeping for Beginners School will take place Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28. It will run each night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office, located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville. The school consists of four non-consecutive Tuesday classes, plus a field day, with the date for that to be determined. The cost to attend is $50 and includes all classes, field day and one book. The event is presented by the Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register, text Tommy Nelson at (434) 547-4225 or email at


WOMEN’S MINISTRY WORSHIP — A worship service with Confident Women Ministry is held every Sunday at 3 p.m. online via conference call. Services are led by Rev. Loretta Bailey and anyone is invited to call 1-657-390-7012 to take part.

ST. MICHAEL BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Michael Baptist Church in Drakes Branch holds worship services at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays of each month Masks are required. The Rev. James E. Goode is the pastor.

AMATEUR RADIO MEETING — The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club meets the first Sunday of the month at 1426 Estes Road in Chase City. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Jason at (434) 944- 9100.

ST. ANDREWS BAPTIST CHURCH — St. Andrews Baptist Church in Cullen holds worship services at 11 a.m. the first and third Sundays. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. the first, second, third and fourth Sundays. The Rev. Dr. Maurice Finney is the pastor.

BEAUTIFUL PLAIN BAPTIST — Beautiful Plain Baptist Church holds services at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays at Beautiful Plain Baptist Church, Charlotte Court House until further notice.

HEBRON UNITED METHODIST — Hebron United Methodist Church in Saxe holds in-person services at 9:45 a.m. until further notice. Masks are required to attend.

PHENIX UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Phenix United Methodist Church, 225 Church St., in Phenix worship service is at 9 a.m. each Sunday morning. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.

MT. CARMEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 1101 Mt. Carmel Road, in Brookneal worship service is at 11 a.m. each Sunday morning. Masks and physical distancing are required. There will be no Sunday school.