Church and Community Events for the week of Oct. 20

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday for that Wednesday’s calendar. Email events to CommunityCalendar@KVDispatch.com.

Now – November 29

QUILT EXHIBIT — The Monday Night Quilters of Victoria will be holding their Annual Quilt Exhibit this year at the Victoria Library Oct. 18 – Nov. 29 during library business hours.

Now – October 22

CLEAN UP WEEK — The week of Oct. 18-22 will be Clean Up Week for the Town of Kenbridge. Town crews will be picking up trash and brush. All debris to be picked up should be placed adjacent to the streets and/or alleys. Large items such as furniture, large appliances, tires and trees will not be picked up by town personnel. Other arrangements will have to be made. Anyone having debris to be picked up during this period is requested to call the Town Office at 676-2452.

HYDRANT FLUSHING — The Town of Kenbridge will be flushing fire hydrants within the Kenbridge service area the week of Oct. 18-22. It is necessary to clean the line of any sedimentation and to assure all lines and fire hydrants are operating properly. After the hydrants in the area have been flushed, customers may notice some cloudiness in the water. Allow the water in each faucet to run a few minutes and the cloudiness should disappear. If you have any questions, contact Kenbridge Town Office at 676-2452.

October 23

FALL EVENT — It takes a Village Too will host its second annual fall event Saturday, Oct. 23, at 122 Ashton Road, Victoria. This is a drive-thru event and will be held rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a DJ and random door prizes. The first 250 kids will get fall fun packs, treat bags and a healthy lunch. The first 50 vehicles will receive a family pack.

October 24

GRIEF HELP — Navigating Grief? You are not alone! Kenbridge Baptist Church invites you to a safe space to navigate grief Sunday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. Kenbridge Baptist Church is located at 500 E. 5th Avenue, Kenbridge. This event is free and open to the public. For more information email revtiffanyslaughter@gmail.com.

October 30

TRUNK OR TREAT — The Town of Kenbridge will be hosting its annual “Trunk or Treat” Oct. 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Decorate your trunks and come out to the Kenbridge Community Center back parking lot located at 511 East Fifth Avenue to hand out treats to the little ghosts and goblins. Donations will be accepted at town hall. Arrive early (4:30) to begin setting up your trunk.

TRUNK OR TREAT — The Town of Victoria will be hosting its “Trunk or Treat” Oct. 30 from 5 -7 p.m. in Victoria’s Railroad Park. Please contact the town office at 696-2343 if you are planning to participate and pass out treats.

TRAIL CLEANUP DAY — Saturday, Oct. 30 will be a work day to clean up the trail in Victoria. This workday will be dedicated to clearing the remaining trees from the ice storm earlier this year. The work day will begin at 9 a.m. The meeting place for the work day will be the town property adjoining the trail on Twin Cemetery Road, behind Dollar General. Please wear appropriate clothing and gloves.

NOVEMBER 6

FALL FOOD & FUN FEST — Meridian Waste is holding the Lunenburg Landfill Fall Food & Fun Fest on Saturday, Nov. 6, from noon to 3 p.m. The event will be at Meridian Waste Lunenburg Landfill, 45 Landfill Road, Lunenburg an will include free lunch, games, and more.

November 13

ART AND CRAFT FAIR — The Town of Kenbridge will host a Fall Harvest Art and Craft Fair in the town park on Nov. 13 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy handmade, homemade and homegrown items as well as food vendors. Other vendors welcome. There will also be a car show that day. Vendor spots are available — call the Town Hall at (434) 676-2452.

November 14

GRIEF HELP — Navigating Grief? You are not alone! Kenbridge Baptist Church invites you to a safe space to navigate grief Sunday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. Kenbridge Baptist Church is located at 500 E. 5th Avenue, Kenbridge. This event is free and open to the public. For more information email revtiffanyslaughter@gmail.com.

ONGOING

GILFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH — Gilfield Baptist Church at 11285 South Hill 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. – 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 Mike Johnson. Services begin at 10 a.m. each Sunday.

BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH — Bethany Baptist Church at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge has discontinued dial-in access to worship services. All are welcome to attend services in person on the second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m. Face masks are required. Bring a bible.

KENBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH — Outdoor drive-in services are held at 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.