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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 12:42 pm

RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, Looking Ahead:

Call To Artists! There has never been a better time to join the RAL Art Center’s 58th Annual Labor Day Art Show! Artists are invited to enter original works of art in any media. The show is limited to 200 works of art and will be held August 28-September 28 at the RAL Art Center. Early entry is recommended (804) 436-9309.

August 15

Blood Drive, The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

August 16

Old fashioned Car Cruise In 5-8 p.m. at Stan’s Dairy Freeze, 17456 Kings Hwy, Montross. Bring Hot Rod, Classic or Antique. All are welcome. Live music by Hard to Tell band. Event sponsored by NNAACA. Please bring canned/non-perishable food items to support Healthy Harvest Food Bank Warsaw.

August 16-25

The Lancaster Players present “The Birds,” a staged reading. Conor McPherson, from a story by Daphne du Maurier. Reservations/info: 435-3776 or

August 17

First Baptist Church, 3585 Courthouse Road, Heathsville presents Dinner & Praise featuring Nu Vizion Gospel Quartet, 5 to 7 p.m. Pre-sale tickets only 804-308-6984; 804-229-9547; 804-436-5223; 804-366-7177. Menu: fried or baked chicken, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, cake & tea.

Mount Zion Baptist Church Men will sponsor a car, truck, bike show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Julia G. Page Community Center on Canal Road in Farnham. Info? Call Lenwood Carter 301-332-5968; Stanley Brooks 804-394-3140; Lloyd Laws 804-394-2425; Sorrell Thomas 804-450-2001 or John Heaggans 804-761-2257.

August 19-23

Abiding Faith Baptist Church, 83 Bluff Point Road will have Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to Noon for ages 3 years (experienced some formal educational setting) – 18 years (still enrolled in school). The theme is Super Training University. Urban Ministries Inc. is the publisher of the curriculum. More info: Pastor Barbara Cain at 804-435-8742.

August 20

Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board meeting in the 84 East Peer Drop In Center at 7603 Hospital Drive, Gloucester. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.  Public attendance or written comments are welcome. Comments may be emailed to

Northumberland Woman’s Club, 2928 Northumberland Hwy, Lottsburg, Book Club 10:30 a.m. Review and discussion of The Roie Project by Graema Simsion. Info 804-580-5735.

August 22

Henderson United Methodist Church, 72 Henderson Drive (Rte. 202), Callao, hosts a free community lunch and fellowship time 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Northumberland Public Library Tech Mobile will be at the church during lunch to provide all the services the Tech Mobile offers.  All are invited.

August 23 

Blood Drive, Northumberland High School, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville, 1-6 p.m.

Abiding Faith Baptist Church, 83 Bluff Point Rd., Kilmarnock will provide a Free Community Meal from 6 to 8 p.m.

August 25

Abiding Faith Baptist Church, 83 Bluff Point Rd., Kilmarnock, will observe “Open Pulpit” with Elder Sharon Smith, a minister at St. Paul Holy Church in Lancaster where Elder Diane Crosby serves as the Pastor

New Saint John’s Baptist Church Revival Service starts with Reverend Kenneth Rioland of Chesterfield as evening speaker with praise and worship at 2:30 p.m. and service at 3 p.m. August 27-30 Reverend Frank Coleman of Greater Messiah Baptist Church of Yonkers, New York will be our guest speaker. With praise and worship at 7 p.m. and service at 7:30 p.m.

August 26

Northumberland Woman’s Club, 2928 Northumberland Hwy, Lottsburg, Bridge/Mahjong Lessons 9 – 10:30 a.m. Game Day Fundraiser/Luncheon, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Info 804-580-5735

September 3

Congressman Rob Wittman will speak at the Northern Neck Chapter 1823 NARFE annual fall picnic, noon at the Humphreys Shelter (Shelter I), Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster ($4 parking fee). The chapter will provide sausages, hamburgers and hot dogs. Attendees are asked to bring a dessert (last names A-M) or salad/side dish (last names N – Z). Info: 804-450-3919.

September 4

Life Line Screening, Warsaw Baptist Church, 226 Main Street. Call 877-237-1287 or visit Pre-registration is required. Learn about your risk for serious health conditions. Affordable rate packages.

September 8

New Jerusalem Baptist Church, celebrates homecoming with guest pastor Dr. Louis W. Hackett of Garland First Baptist Church, Garland, NC. Dinner served service, 11 a.m. Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday- Friday with Dr. Ralph A. Martino, pastor of First Church of Christ (Holiness), Washington, DC. Theme is Kingdom Encounter & Impartation.

September 14

2019 Northern Neck First Responders Softball Tournament, Callao Ruritan Lot, 185 Ruritan Lane, begins 8 a.m. $5 raffle for door prizes. Proceeds to Lancaster Co Deputy Santa Program. Hosted by LCSO & VSP.

September 25

Chesapeake Academy’s Performing Arts and Lecture Series (PALS) present the Virginia Opera’s Goldie B. Locks and the Three Bears in the Chesapeake Academy gymnasium for children ages three through grade two at 9:30 a.m. Contact Hilary Scott at 804-438-5575 or to make a reservation for this program.

September 27

Golf Tournament Quinton Oaks Golf Course, Callao. Proceeds to Benefit The Orchard’s Garden Memory Support Household. Details forthcoming.