Dispatch Community Calendar: week of March 27

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, March 27, 2024

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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. 


MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE — Victoria Christian Church, located at 2100 Lee Avenue, welcomes the community to its re-enactment of Jesus’ Last Supper with His disciples on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. The re-enactment will be followed by Holy Communion. 


GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE — St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, located at 7721 Hungarytown Road, will hold a traditional Tenebrae service on Friday, March 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE — Bethany Baptist Church, located at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge, will present The Seven Last Words of Christ at their Good Friday Service. That’ll take place Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Speakers will be from several area churches. All are welcome. 


EASTER EGG HUNT — The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Kenbridge Park. 

EASTER EGG HUNT — Victoria Christian Church, located at 2100 Lee Avenue in Victoria, will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a Bible lesson, lunch, an egg hunt and lunch. 

TURKEY SHOOT — Disabled American Veterans Chapter #28 will hold a turkey shoot on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 11 a.m. This will be over at 1019 Mt. Nebo Road in Blackstone, with free ammo and refreshments provided, along with a winner chosen each round. 

FREE LOCAL MUSIC — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will play host to musician Russell Lynch on Saturday, March 30, beginning at 7 p.m. 


EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE — Victoria Christian Church, 2100 Lee Avenue, will hold its annual Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 31. A pancake breakfast will follow. 

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE — Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, located at 107 Blankenship Pond off Kings Road in Green Bay, will hold Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31 at 6:45 a.m. 

UPPER END UNION CHURCH SCHOOL — The Upper End Union Church school will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2246 Rehoboth Road on Sunday, March 31, beginning at 10 a.m. 

MORNING WORSHIP — Victoria Baptist Church, located at 1423 8th Street in Victoria, will hold worship services on Sunday, March 31, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Dr. Tom Stocks will deliver his Easter message “Does Easter Really Matter?” 


FREE LOCAL MUSIC — The Rosewood, located at 11426 Courthouse Road in Lunenburg, will hold a classical music night with musician Ashby Pernell on Friday, April 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 


VFW BANQUET — The annual VFW/VFW Auxiliary #9954 banquet will be held on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. That’ll take place at the Post home in Victoria. All members are welcome, but must notify Edith Glidewell via Facebook if attending. 


SPECIAL SERVICE — Springfield Baptist Church will dedicate the church’s ramp and honor Deacon Dr. Robert L. Stokes Sr. during a special service on Sunday, April 7, beginning at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 1784 Springfield Road in Meherrin. 

VETERANS EVENT — Representatives of the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond will be at the Kenbridge Town Hall auditorium on Sunday, April 7. The program will focus on how veterans and their families can supply information for a permanent collection about those who served in World War II and other U.S. military operations. The town hall is located at the old Kenbridge High School, 511 E. Fifth Avenue and the event, sponsored by the William Taylor chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, begins at 2:30 p.m. 


VICTORIA HIGH SCHOOL REUNION — The annual gathering of former students and guests from Victoria High will take place at Lunenburg Middle School, beginning at noon on Saturday, April 27. No advance registration is required for the luncheon. The cost is $20 for a baked chicken meal, payable at the door. All who attended Victoria High and their guests are welcome. For more information, contact Alumni President Bobby Johnson at 804-288-9423. 


CAR CLUB MEETS — The Heart of Virginia Classic Auto Club meets the second Monday each month at Merk’s Place in Farmville. Eat in at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Cruise ins are held on the third Saturday from April through October in the parking lot by Tractor Supply in Farmville. 5 p.m. till dusk. Any car owner is welcome to join the club or bring their car to the cruise ins. 

CHURCH SERVICES — Bethany Baptist Church, located at 5968 Plank Road in Kenbridge, holds worship services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Sunday School is every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Bring your Bible. Face masks are required and social distancing is practiced. All are welcome.