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Oct
19
Thu
Cheer us on to a victory
Oct 19 all-day

Attention Family and Friends from all across the county. On Thursday, October 19, the Lady Eagle basketball team of Caroline Middle School will host Locust Grove Middle School from Orange County, Virginia. We would be extremely excited to have you come and help cheer us on to a victory. We will also be recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing “PINK”.  A  jar will be set up at the door (ticket table) for anyone who would like to make a donation to the American Cancer Society.  So come and “Pink Out” with us! (wear something Pink)

All abuzz about bees
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm

All abuzz about bees. Andrew Huffman, who specializes in bee hives and loves bees, will speak to the Port Royal Ruritans on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the PR Fire House. The program is free. At 7:15 the dinner ($10) and business meeting will occur. Call Bill Wick for reservations at 804-742-1218.

Public Hearing
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests: SPEX-03-2017: Masingill, Matthew (Leashes of Valor) Owner/Applicant and RZ-03-2017:  Airlee Development, LLC, Owner/Applicant.

Oct
20
Fri
Turkey Shoot
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

Ladysmith Rescue Squad will be hosting Turkey Shoots on Friday nights, starting October 13 and running through the end of the year. The shooting starts at 7 p.m. Stock guns only please. 18287 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Oct
21
Sat
Special Music Benefit
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm

Special Music Benefit featuring Ronnie Williams & The Carter Family Sound with the Henderson’s. Saturday October 21 at 6 p.m. with refreshments after. To be held at Bethel Baptist Church at 14036 South River Rd. Woodford, VA.

Oct
25
Wed
Red Cross Blood Drive
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

You may know that breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women, but did you know giving blood is a way to support those fighting cancer? During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the American Red Cross is encouraging the community to give blood for cancer patients and others who depend on transfusions. The Caroline Family YMCA will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on October 25 from 10 to 4 p.m. 17422 Library Boulevard. Please come out and donate!

Oct
26
Thu
Top’s (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm

Top’s (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) on Thursdays at Bowling Green Methodist Church Bowling Green Methodist Church 112  S. Main Street, Bowling Green, VA. 22427. 5:30 – 6 p.m.,  weigh in

6 – 7 p.m. Contact Christina (804)-381-8925 or Janice  (804)-572-6646.We have motivational tips, light exercises, healthy recipes, and monthly tastings, Dieter prayers, goal settings, programs, weekly challenges, and contest. Walk in’s welcome, very supportive to those in need of getting healthy.

Oct
28
Sat
annual rabies clinic
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Caroline Animal Hospital will be hosting the annual rabies clinic Saturday, October 28, 2-5 p.m. 17435 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA 22514.

Annual Rabies Clinic
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Caroline Animal Hospital will be hosting an annual rabies clinic Saturday, October 28, 2-5 p.m. $10 per animal. 17435 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA 22514.

Nov
4
Sat
All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast
Nov 4 @ 6:00 am

Madison Ruritan Club, All you can Eat Salt Herring Breakfast $8…from 6 till 8:30 a.m.,  Nov. 4, and the first Saturday of every month.

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)