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Community calendar for the week of June 16

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. Email events to CommunityCalendar@KVDispatch.com.

 JUNE 18

BBQ PORK CHOP DINNER – Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host a drive thru BBQ Pork Chop dinner fundraiser Friday, June 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Stay in your vehicle and pick up BBQ pork chops, green beans, boiled potatoes, dessert and water for $10 per plate.  Preorders are highly encouraged and may be placed by calling (434) 689-2739 prior to 10 p.m. daily.  Preorders will be accepted until 10 p.m. Thursday, June 17.  The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s Firehouse is located at 1697 Palmer Springs Road (the intersection of Palmer Springs Road, Rough Road and Mineral Springs Road.)

SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT –  The District One softball tournament will be played in Kenbridge this weekend, starting Friday, June 18 at 3 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the Lunenburg Girls’ Softball complex at Bolter Field.  The Kenbridge Recreation Committee will have a slushy booth there to help raise money to revitalize the gym.

JUNE 22

VFW AUXILIARY MEETING – The regularly monthly meeting of VFW Auxiliary Post #9954 will be held Tuesday, June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Post Hall. A dinner will precede the meeting at 6:15 pm. All members are encouraged to attend.

JUNE 23

LIBRARY TRUSTEES MEET – The Lunenburg County Public Library System, Inc. Board of Trustees will hold its bi-monthly meeting on June 23 at 9 a.m. at the Ripberger Public Library.

 ONGOING

 GILFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH – Gilfield Baptist Church at 11285 Southill Road in Kenbridge has resumed in-person services at 11 a.m. each first and third Sunday. CDC guidelines will be followed.  The number for services over the telephone is (978)990-5255.  The code is 675042.

 FARMERS MARKET — The Kenbridge Farmers Market will be open each Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon through October. To become a vendor, call (434) 676-2452.

THRIFTS CHAPEL CHURCH – Services at Thrifts Chapel Church are now open with live string music and singing by the Poorhouse Boys and preaching by J.B. Crenshaw. Services begin at 10 a.m. each Sunday.

 BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH – Bethany Baptist Church at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge has dial-in to the live church service for second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. Dial: 929-205-6099. The meeting ID is 841-6855-6844#. Wait on the line until the host opens the service meeting.  Please do not press mute. Callers are automatically muted when they dial in.

 KENBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH – Outdoor drive-in services are held 9:30 a.m. hosted by Cameron Bailey, pastor of Kenbridge Christian Church on 107.1 FM each Sunday from LGS (Lunenburg Girls Softball field) on Maple Street in Kenbridge. The closer to the ballfield, the better the reception. The church is having indoor services at 10:30 a.m. each week.

 Wi-Fi AVAILABLE – The Town of Kenbridge has public Wi-Fi available for citizens and for virtual learning. The Wi-Fi may be accessed in front or in the parking lot of Town Hall, in the park and in the parking lot of the gym. The name of the network is Kenbridge Public Wi-Fi. There is no password needed to access the service. The Wi-Fi will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. every day.