Northumberland Public Library events, 7204 Northumberland Hwy., Heathsville. More information: 580-5051 or northumberlandpubliclibrary.org
“Game Day,” Friday, December 27 – 1 – 4 p.m. Play our games or bring your favorite. Bring a friend or find one here. This is a free event for ages 3 and up. Young children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
“Craft Day,” Friday, January 3 – 1 – 4 p.m. There will be crafts, coloring pages, puzzles and other fun. This is a free event for ages 3 and up. Young children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
MP-NN Alzheimers Education Programs
Friday, January 24, 11 a.m.-noon, Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, Newtown Branch Library, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, http://bit.ly/35mU0rD
Wednesday, January 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, Upper King William Library, 694-J Sharon Road, King William, http://bit.ly/2rFIdpT
Each month, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter conducts Support Group meetings to provide the community with an opportunity to meet for mutual support and to share coping skills. These groups provide the opportunity for participants to maintain their own health and well-being, while enhancing their ability to care for their loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Specialty Support Groups
Monday, January 6, 4:30 p.m.; For Caregivers and for People with Dementia; Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
Support group for people with dementia and their caregivers, info 804-967-2580.
Tuesday, January 21, 10-11:30 a.m., Support Group for People Living with Dementia, Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester. Prescreening is required. Info 804-967-2580.
Support Groups For Caregivers
Thursday, January 2, 10 a.m., Bethany United Methodist Church – Mary Lotsey Classroom, 1860 Hayes Road, Gloucester Point.
Thursday, January 2, 10 a.m., Riverside Convalescent Center, 603 Main Street, Mathews.
Wednesday, January 8, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester.
Wednesday, January 8, 3:30 p.m., Essex Public Library,117 North Church Lane, Tappahannock.
Thursday, January 9, 12:30 p.m., Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham.
Thursday, January 16, 6-7:30 p.m., Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester.
Thursday, January 23, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Commonwealth Senior Living, 460 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.
CHURCH & COMMUNITY
LillyWood Ranch Cowboy Church monthly gathering 6 – 7 p.m., at the Woman’s Club of Northumberland County, 2928 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Cowboy Church is non-denominational, no membership, no dress code and no offerings collected. No agenda other than to worship God and learn more about His plan for our lives. Pot luck dinner served. Info: 804-450-4081.
Living Water Lutheran Church, 83 Bluff Point Road, Kilmarnock, Candlelight Service at 4:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Judy Thomson will officiate. Service includes scripture readings, Christmas hymns and carols, a brief homily, communion, and candle-lighting; will conclude with a live crèche tableau. No Christmas Day worship service.
Second Annual Meal Pack registration deadline, Call or text Teresa or Hutt by Jan 1, 804-445-5069 or 804-445-5068. Space is limited to 300 people! $35/person, need teams of 10. It is more than a meal. It’s a tangible way to share Jesus’ love and provides meals for hungry children in Le Mer Frappee, Haiti. Our goal is 45,000 meals. All ages and abilities welcome. Meet at Rappahannock High School Gym Saturday, January 18, 10 a.m.- noon.
The Northern Neck Chapter 1823 of NARFE Association meets at 1:00 p.m. at the Wicomico Episcopal Church, 5191 Jesse Ball duPont Hwy, Wicomico Church. Attendees are invited to bring a sandwich; soup will be provided. After lunch, Jack Yunkers will speak about the U.S. WWII Liberty class naval cargo ship, a symbol of U.S. wartime industrial output. Executive board meets at noon. Info: 804 529 6415 or 804 580 8666.
Best-selling novelist Brad Parks will speak at RCC’s 50th anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. in the RCC Lecture Hall, Glenns campus. Parks has written several of his best-selling crime novels at the Hardee’s restaurant in Saluda. He will meet with fans for a meet-and-greet and book signing from 3:45 until 5:00 p.m. in the RCC library. Copies of his latest novels will be available for purchase and signing. Fans may bring their own copies to be signed.
Rappahannock Community College 50th Anniversary Open House on the Glenns Campus
1 to 4 p.m. No fee to attend. For more information, visit RCC Turns 50 at www.rappahannock.edu