December Northern Neck Blood Drives:
Tuesday, November 19, 1-7 p.m., Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Dept., 620 Airport Rd., Tappahannock.
Thursday, November 21, 1:30-6:30 p.m., Warsaw Baptist Church, 226 Main St., Warsaw.
Monday, November 25, 1-6 p.m., Montross Rescue Squad, 72 Lyells St., Montross.
Monday, November 25, 10-3 p.m., Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, Kilmarnock.
Tuesday, December 3, Noon – 6 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6807 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.
Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck
Alzheimer’s Education Programs
For more information on any of the groups, please call 804-967-2580.
Wednesday, November 13, 9-10 a.m., Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, Rappahannock Church of Christ, 4324 Richmond Road, Warsaw, VA 22572
Thursday, November 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Essex Public Library, 117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Thursday, November 21, 11 a.m.-noon, Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, VA 22469
Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups for Caregivers
Wednesday, November 13, 10:30 a.m., Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061 or 3:30 p.m., Essex Public Library, 117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Thursday, November 14, 12:30 p.m., Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, VA 22460
Thursday, November 21, 6-7:30 p.m., Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061
Candy wreaths for sale to benefit St. John’s Church purchase of bikes for needy children for Christmas. Available until December 12, call 804-296-5142 to purchase.
There WILL be explosive detonations this week at O’Gara facility.
RCC Alumni and Friends Social, Montross Brewery and Beer Garden; 5 p.m. Anyone can attend.
Rappatomac Writers Critique Group meets at Los Patrones Mexican Restaurant, 652 N Main St., Kilmarnock from noon until 3:00 p.m. All writers are encouraged to participate, and there is no charge to join. For more information or to attend, please contact Janet Fast at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fish Fry, VFW Post 7167, 73 Washington Ave, Warsaw, 4-7 p.m., take out or eat in. Fish, 2 sides, rolls, drink & dessert.
Riversong: A Church Choir Celebration at Cobham Park at 4:00 p.m. Under the direction of Richmond County native Jamie Barrack, the combined choirs of Cobham Park, The Brandermill Church, and Milden Presbyterian Church will present a unique worship experience. A love offering will be taken for Northern Neck Operation Inasmuch.
Montross Brewery’s Wayne Lemons and John Warren (both US Army Desert Storm veterans) and Mark Gurevitz (a USMC Vietnam veteran) have brewed their first batch of Capt Jack Beer, named for Captain Jonathan Edwards, USMC; the first casualty of Operation Desert Storm. The brew will be released at the Veteran’s Day weekend event “The Virginia Salute,” cohosted by the NDSWM at the brewery from Noon to 10 p.m. Half of the proceeds from sales of Captain Jack will be donated to the fund for the Desert Shield Desert Storm Memorial at 23rd and Constitution in DC.
Potomac Baptist Church, 6099 Nomini Hall Road, Hague will ordain Deacons, Elwood Carey and James Page, and Deaconess’ Juanita Cox, Martha Jean Lee, Cynthia Crest, Sandra Tarlton, Sandra Lewis, Shirley Bea, and Elizabeth Tate at 3 p.m. Please honor them with your presence.
Christmas Bazaar, Beulah Baptist Church, Lyell’s Corner, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Handmade ornaments & decorations, yard sale items, baked goods, stews, soups, unique NN items. Benefit of Operation Christmas Child Info 804-472-4412.
Field Day at St. Margaret’s School 3 – 5 p.m. featuring activities, such as wheelbarrow racing, team relays, and more! Tours of campus will be offered at 2 p.m. before the event. Experience life at St. Margaret’s and learn about the application process. RSVP for this free event at SMS.org.
GreenSpring Academy of Music presents Virginia Sampler: The History of Music in Virginia at 3 p.m., Seventh Street Christian Church, 4101 Grove Ave., Richmond.
The evolution of music in Virginia featuring samplings from Bluegrass to Appalachian, classical to contemporary, all uniquely Virginian. Free-will offering; also bring non-perishable food for FeedMore, Central Virginia’s Foodbank.
The Northern Neck Neuro-muscular Support group meets at 10:30 at Beale Memorial
Baptist Church, 19622 Tidewater Trail, Tappahannock. Info: Sharon 804-580-7315 or Joan 804-443-9226.
Meet and Greet for Al Hayes, former manager of Tappahannock Walmart, 5 to 7 p.m. at Bellas. Stop by! Info: L_McCready@hotmail.com
Mulberry Baptist Church invites you to its annual Family and Friends Day. Interim Pastor Rev. Marian Tapscott will preach the morning service beginning at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will follow. The afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with guest speaker, Rev. Dale Bunns, Pastor of Sharon Baptist Church in Weems.
HarvestFest Bonfire community gathering – A time to enjoy the season and be thankful – 5:30-8 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, S’mores, hot chocolate, games for children/youth and more. Nomini Baptist Church pavilion grounds. Enjoy an evening with friends & family.
The Community Chorus and The River Ringers hand bell choir Christmas program at 7 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church, Main Street, Warsaw. Encore performance Sunday, Dec. 15, 4 p.m. at Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church, Earl Street, Tappahannock. No charge, public invited.
Irvington Methodist Church, 26 King Carter Drive, 21st Distinctive Bazaar 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Café Luncheon – Christmas gifts; Bakery Booth – homemade – cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, candies, pickles, jams, and jelly; Gift Shop – Affordable upscale gift items for all shoppers.
The Community Chorus and The River Ringers hand bell choir Encore Christmas program at 4 p.m. at Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church, Earl Street, Tappahannock. No charge, public invited.
Bingo weekly on Thursday at VFW Post 7167 on 73 Washington Ave, Warsaw. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available by the VFW Auxiliary.
Menokin Baptist Church Community Meal second Monday of each month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Free to anyone.
Carter Memorial SDA Church Community Center, 121 Cartertown Road, Newland, household items and clothing for qualifying individuals. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – noon.
Richmond County NAACP Unit 7113-B meets the 4th Monday of every month 7 p.m. at the Mackey/Thompson Learning Center (former Richmond Co. Elem. School). Questions/info: Raymond “Cee” Bailey 804-450-3345 or email@example.com
RCC Friends of the Library bookstore hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Proceeds are returned to the community via the public library, college library, children’s programs and other outreach activities.
Veterans’ Breakfast, second Tuesday each month, 9 a.m. at Commonwealth Senior Living, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. RSVP 804-394-2102.