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Aug
7
Mon
Zumba
Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Caroline County Parks and Recreation will hold Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 – 6pm at the Caroline Community Center Gym located on Richmond Tpke in Milford. Classes are $5 each; for more information, call 633- 7277

Aug
8
Tue
Caroline Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group @ Bowling Green United Methodist Church
Aug 8 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 12:15 am

Meetings held every 2nd Tuesday, for those that are caregivers or have memory issues 7 p.m. at Bowling Green United Methodist Church, 112 South Main St. Bowling Green. For more information call Pastor Jimmy at 804-512-1628.

Frog Level Amateur Radio Enthusiasts @ Dawn Public Library
Aug 8 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 1:00 am

FLARE will promote amateur radio in Caroline County Virginia and nearby counties of Essex, King William, King & Queen and Northern Hanover that by their rural nature have limited access to the resources found in metropolitan areas. Licensed amateur radio operators and those aspiring to become licensed will receive initial and ongoing education, peer support, public advocacy and development of shared infrastructure radio systems. FLARE and its members will pursue the Federal Communications Commission’s mandate for amateur radio: “…providing the nation with a pool of trained radio operators and technicians who can provide essential communications during emergencies”.

Aug
9
Wed
Zumba
Aug 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Caroline County Parks and Recreation will hold Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 – 6pm at the Caroline Community Center Gym located on Richmond Tpke in Milford. Classes are $5 each; for more information, call 633- 7277

Aug
14
Mon
Zumba
Aug 14 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Caroline County Parks and Recreation will hold Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 – 6pm at the Caroline Community Center Gym located on Richmond Tpke in Milford. Classes are $5 each; for more information, call 633- 7277

Aug
15
Tue
Frog Level Amateur Radio Enthusiasts @ Dawn Public Library
Aug 15 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 16 @ 1:00 am

FLARE will promote amateur radio in Caroline County Virginia and nearby counties of Essex, King William, King & Queen and Northern Hanover that by their rural nature have limited access to the resources found in metropolitan areas. Licensed amateur radio operators and those aspiring to become licensed will receive initial and ongoing education, peer support, public advocacy and development of shared infrastructure radio systems. FLARE and its members will pursue the Federal Communications Commission’s mandate for amateur radio: “…providing the nation with a pool of trained radio operators and technicians who can provide essential communications during emergencies”.

Aug
16
Wed
Zumba
Aug 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Caroline County Parks and Recreation will hold Zumba classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 – 6pm at the Caroline Community Center Gym located on Richmond Tpke in Milford. Classes are $5 each; for more information, call 633- 7277

Sep
15
Fri
BBQ Dinner
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Madison Ruritan Club is selling tickets for a take-out BBQ Dinner for $10 a plate, Sept 19, 4-7 p.m.. Pulled pork BBQ, coleslaw, beans, roll and a soda. Please purchase tickets before Sept. 15. For info and/or tickets call: 804-448-4233 or 804-448-3322 or 804-448-4913 or 804-448-8055. 18206 Timothy Lane, Ladysmith. From Route 1, go west on Ladysmith Road, take first left on Allen Street, follow around behind old Ladysmith Elementary, club on right.

Sep
16
Sat
Pirate Day Celebration
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Town of Port Royal will host a Pirate Day Celebration on Sept. 16 from 10 to 7 p.m. Activities, music and vendors.  Spend the day in Port Royal. Historic Port Royal will have both the Medical Museum and the Museum of American History open from 10 to 4 p.m.

Sep
19
Tue
Ikebana, the art of Japanese Flower Arrangement
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Caroline County Garden Club presents a program on Ikebana, the art of Japanese Flower Arrangement, Tuesday, September 19 from 12 to 1 p.m. Come join us as the Ikebana of Richmond will be presenting a demonstration with the history and explaining the art of this Japanese flower arrangement. This event is free to the public! Wrights Chapel 8063 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Mar
4
Mon
Kevin Mac to Perform in Caroline County @ Bowling Green Event Hall
Mar 4 @ 12:00 am – 4:45 am

Kevin MacThe Caroline Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a concert ticket event headlining Kevin Mac formerly of King George and local band favorite, Runnin’ Hot. The event takes place on Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at Bowling Green Event Hall (Town Hall).

Tickets will be available on www.kevinmac.eventbrite.com for $20 per person.

You must be 21 years to attend. The event will not sell alcohol, but concertgoers can bring their own alcohol beverages. Light refreshments and table set-ups will be provided.

Mac will perform some original songs as well as southern rock and country songs. He is currently residing in Va. Beach and has been in Country Music Radio since he was 18.

Kevin’s opened for industry heavy hitters Martina McBride, Phil
Vassar, Darryl Worley and has gotten a nod from Kenney Chesney, 
who he also opened up for in some 2008 concerts and more recently last summer he opened for Trace Atkins at Celebrate Virginia Live in Fredericksburg. Locally he performs frequently at Hard Times Restaurant/Bar.

Born in King George County, VA, Mac was bred on country/bluegrass
music and raised in the church. He began his career as a radio
personality and deejay in Virginia, which led to opportunities for him
to, perform. 

He is a graduate of Old Dominion University where he received a BS in Communications/Mass Media.

Apr
20
Sat
2nd Annual Mayberry Day @ Main Street
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Truly an enjoyable small town family event!
Kicking off a Great Farmers Market season with:
Aunt Bee’s Pie Baking Contest ~ Opie Taylors Fishing Contest ~ Live Music ~ Food ~ Vendors and more!

Apr
27
Sat
C.T. Smith School Graduate Reunion @ County Line Baptist Church
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Graduates of  the former C.T. Smith High School in Ladysmith are planning a reunion for all graduating classes from 1927 to 1969. For more information or to RSVP, contact Shirley Matiak at 804-448-3783.

Sep
2
Wed
September 2nd Public Notice
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Fort AP Hill September 2nd, 2015. Route 17 by the Reserve Center. Do not be alarmed buy police and rescue vehicles parked along the shoulder.

Oct
20
Tue
Caroline County Garden Club Lunch and Meeting @ Debbie Gallion
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come join the Caroline County Garden Club on Tuesday, October 20th at 11:00 a.m. for lunch and our meeting  as we learn about worm composting from Donna Pienkowski. Bring your own container, as Donna will provide us with worms to start our own composting.  We will meet at the home of Debbie Gallion, 10357 Moncure Dr. Ruther Glen,VA 22546.

October is plant and seed exchange month;  please bring and share!

For further information, contact: 703-863-9160

Dec
12
Sat
Bowling Green Christmas Parade @ Main Street
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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The Christmas Parade of Lights and art show will add lots of local color to Main Street Bowling Green this Saturday, Dec. 12. The parade starts at Maury Avenue at 5 p.m. and rolls north on Main Street. Come early to stake out a good spot and see the art show, open to all Caroline students and sponsored by the Bowling Green Arts Commission, from noon to 5 p.m. at 121 Main St. (next to Union Station). (CP photo by Jessica Crombie)