Community Calendar, June 12

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 9:46 am

Ongoing

*Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 & 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495.

*The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Groups interested in additional times may schedule tours by calling (804) 742-5406 or (804) 742-5654. Admission is free.

*The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

*RT 639 Farmers Market, located in the front parking lot at the old Ladysmith Elementary School, 7278 Ladysmith Road, is open each Thursday June 5 through Sept. 25. Food trucks are on hand as well as vendors offering competitively priced vegetables, fruits, eggs, breads, baked goods, herbs, spices, plants, homemade goods and children’s activities. In addition there are vendors that offer local farm-raised meats and organic and non-GMO options for fruits and vegetables. Join the RT 639 Farmers Market on Facebook to find up-to-date market information.

*Glory Outreach, a clothing and food ministry, is relocating to 144 E. Broaddus Ave. on July 1. The hours remain the same: Tuesdays from 6 – 8 p.m. and Fridays from 10 – noon.

June 14

*The Doswell Ruritan Club is holding an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 6:30 – 9 a.m. at its club located at 16433 N. Washington Hwy, Doswell. Breakfast is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 4 – 10 and includes eggs, sausage, bacon, spiced apples, juice and coffee. Proceeds from this fundraiser support the club’s College Scholarship Program.

*The Caroline Moose Lodge is holding Buster’s Breakfast from 7 – 10 a.m.

*The band Legend is performing at the Caroline Moose Lodge from 8 p.m. – midnight.

June 17

*Mission Installation Contracting Command Fort AP Hill is hosting a Forecast Forum that will provide anticipated contract opportunities for 2014. The event is being held at the Caroline County Community Center, located at 17202 Richmond Tpke, Milford, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required; register online at www.carolinecountychamber.com no later than June 13. Contractors are encouraged to bring their capability statements to this event.

June 19

*The Town of Bowling Green is holding its annual Art Walk from 5 – 8 p.m., sponsored by the Bowling Green Art Commission, throughout the town. For more information or to submit art for the juried show, contact Town Hall at (804) 633-6212.

*The Port Royal Ruritan Club is meeting at the Port Royal fire hall at 6:30 p.m. The evening’s guest speaker is David Upshaw of the non-profit group Caroline Cares. He will be speaking about this group’s efforts to bring an assisted living facility to Bowling Green. Those interested in attending, please call (804) 448-3581 in advance.

June 21

*The Town of Bowling Green in conjunction with The Bowling Arts Commission is having a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. at the corner of Broaddus Ave and N. Main Street followed by a tribute to local musician John Cephas, performed by guitarist and singer John Flowers at 1 p.m. on the courthouse lawn.

*Reedy Church Ruritan Club is hosting “Get Wright Night,” a dance to raise funds for Team Tyler, at The Bowling Green Event Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple. Cactus Jack will perform live music and Wick Coleman, Jr. will DJ; guests are welcome to bring their own beverages and snacks. For more information, call Ashley Chenault at (804) 445-6457.

June 22

*Bethel United Methodist Church at The Crossings is sponsoring a free Family Movie Night at the King William Parks and Rec center, located on Recreation Lane in Aylett. The movie begins at 8 p.m., concessions are available for purchase, and it is suggested that you bring a chair or blanket. For more information, call (804) 994-5344.

June 28

*Get UP and Move Zumbathon: is being held at the former Caroline Diversified Learning Center, 7278 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Adults 13+ will enjoy Zumba with instructor Alex Meade; children 7-12 will experience Zumbatonic and other activities; free child supervision for children 0-6 with parent attending Zumbathon. Event will include local vendors. Tickets are $10 at the door for 13+, or $2 at the door youth ages 7-12. Proceeds to benefit youth programs provided by Caroline’s Promise. Call (804) 916-9619 or email Director@carolinespromise.com. Pre-register for T-shirt purchase; registration forms available at http://www.visitcaroline.com/Tourism/june14.html.

*The band Koolelators is performing at the Caroline Moose Lodge from 8 p.m. – midnight.

July 4

*The Caroline County Agricultural Fair is holding its annual Independence Day celebration from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. Events include a classic car show, antique tractors, kid’s pedal tractors, corn hole, and music from Evan Barlow Music, Patsy Cline Country Classics, and the Real Deal Band. Admission is $8; children $10 and under are free.

July 9 – 13

*The Caroline County Agricultural Fair is holding its annual County Fair at the fair grounds in Ruther Glen. Admission is $5; children ages 10 and under are admitted free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.carolinefair.com or call (804) 466-1507.

July 19

*The DeJarnette Family is holding its annual family reunion beginning at noon at Childrey Baptist Church in North Halifax County. Descendants of John (Jean) DeJarnette, who came to America from France in 1699, and those of Capt. James P. DeJarnette of the Revolutionary War are invited. For more information, call Betty at (757) 466-8246.

July 20

*Bethel United Methodist Church at The Crossings is sponsoring a free Family Movie Night at the King William Parks and Rec center, located on Recreation Lane in Aylett. The movie begins at 8 p.m., concessions are available for purchase, and it is suggested that you bring a chair or blanket. For more information, call (804) 994-5344.

August 17

*Bethel United Methodist Church at The Crossings is sponsoring a free Family Movie Night at the King William Parks and Rec center, located on Recreation Lane in Aylett. The movie begins at 8 p.m., concessions are available for purchase, and it is suggested that you bring a chair or blanket. For more information, call (804) 994-5344.

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