Community News

Published 6:30 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to


CANNING WORKSHOP, 6-8 p.m. sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Southern Piedmont AREC, 2375 Darvills Road, Blackstone. Class topics include the science of canning, canning recipes, storage of canned goods and how to can with a pressure, hot water bath and steam canners. Canning equipment will be on display and used as we discuss the various methods. Call Eric Bowen, area food safety agent, Nottoway County at (434) 607-2049 or email at for additional details. Registered participants will receive a bound copy of the USDA Guide to Home Canning.

MEETING, 5 p.m. of the Friends of the Victoria Public Library. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, visit

MEETING, at noon of the Lunenburg County Chamber of Commerce at Mildred’s Meals. This month’s speaker is Joanne Stugart of Turning Point Healing Retreat Center. For more information, visit to


COMMUNITY MEAL, 5-7 p.m. will be held at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church, 201 N. Broad St., Kenbridge. Bring your friends and family for a delicious spaghetti supper and fellowship. Take-outs available after 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Lunenburg County Ministries.


MEN’S MINISTRY ANNUAL FELLOWSHIP, 2 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. The Friendship Baptist Church men’s chorus will be in concert. All are welcome.


INITIAL SERMON, 2 p.m. by sister Sandra H. Jones at First Baptist Church, 821 Lunenburg Ave., Victoria. Please mark you calendar church family and come out and support her.

LUNENBURG GIRL’S SOFTBALL 31-TOTE BINGO, 2-5 p.m. with doors opening at 1 p.m. at the Kenbridge Emergency Squad Building. Tickets will be $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Come out for raffles, food and fun. For more information, contact Joanie Wallace at (434) 480-5220.

WOMEN’S DAY, 3 p.m. at Union R.Z.U.A. Church, Meredithville. Guest will be the Rev. Regina Williams, choir, ushers and church family of Oak Grove Baptist Church of Lawrenceville. The public is welcome to attend.

JUNE 16-18

CLOVER CAMP, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox, will be held June 16-18. Cloverbud Camp is designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to the 4-H camping experience. A trained volunteer leader will be present for every five campers. Cost will be $87 per camper if registered before May 26. After that, cost will be $97 per camper. This covers all programming fees, meals and lodging. For more information, contact Dillon Robinson, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at (434) 696-5526, (434) 265-0201, or

JULY 3-7

LUNENBURG 4-H CAMP WEEK, at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox. This camp is geared for all youth ages 9-13 (as of Sept. 30, 2017). The total cost per child will be $195 which includes overnight lodging, meals, insurance, counselor and adult supervision, classes, program costs, camp T-shirt and transportation to and from camp. Campers have the opportunity to participate in exciting classes, with many options to choose from, including scuba, canoeing, riflery, archery, swimming and horsemanship. There are also swimming and recreation times, special evening events, songs, games and much more. For more information contact Dillon Robinson, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at (434) 696-5526, (434) 265-0201, or