Church and Community Events

Published 7:13 am Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to


ROMEO AND JULIET IN THE PARK, 8 p.m. at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Gates open at 7 p.m. Wolfbane’s Romeo and Juliet is sure to please both theatre and history lovers alike with a hometown twist on this Shakespearean favorite. For tickets and additional information, call the Wolfbane box office at (434) 579-3542 or email

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SUMMER WINE & BREW SERIES, 5-7 p.m. at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (LCVA), located at 129 N. Main St. There will be complimentary appetizers provided. The Summer Wine & Brew Series will continue each Friday throughout the summer until Aug. 26. The event is open to the public.

ANNUAL REVIVAL, 7 p.m. at St. Douglas Baptist Church, 151 Nelson Lane. There will be different preachers each night. All are welcome. The Rev. Wendell Brown is the pastor.


MEETING CANCELLED of the Heart of Virginia Beekeepers because of the Fourth of July holiday. The next meeting will be Aug. 1. For more information, call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433.


BINGO, 6 p.m. sponsored by the Cumberland Fair Association, a nonprofit organization, at the Cumberland Fair Building. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Jackpot will depend on the number of players. Refreshments will be on sale. The fair building is located on Anderson Highway (U.S. Route 60) in Cumberland just past the intersection of Route 45 (Cumberland Road). The public is invited to come out and enjoy a night of bingo fun.

CELEBRATION, 3 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church located in Keysville in honor of Deacon Willie Morton for his 50 years of service. Rev. Vaughn will deliver the word and a meal will be served immediately after. All are welcome to attend.


HOMECOMING SERVICE, 11:30 a.m. at St. Douglas Baptist Church, 151 Nelson Lane. The Rev. Wendell Brown, pastor, will bring the morning message. Dinner will be served. All are welcome.


ANNUAL CHICKEN DINNER, 6:30 p.m. at the Curdsville Community Center. The patron hero will provide fried chicken. Everyone is welcome. Please bring your favorite cover dish or dessert. The Community Center is located at 122 School Road just off of U.S. Route 15.

FIREWORKS AFTER DARK, gates open at 4:30 p.m. at the Farmville Regional Airport, 130 Wedgwood Dr., Farmville, featuring TFC Band, Moosetrap Band and Tommy Fleshman. Coolers are welcome but no glass bottles and no pets are permitted. Cost is $5 per vehicle at the gate.


CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 2-3 p.m. for Alzheimer’s and Dementia at Brookview at The Woodland, 2005 Cobb St., Farmville. The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, meets monthly for one hour. This group is a safe place to learn, offer and receive helpful tips and meet others coping with a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. The support groups are always free of charge and open to the general public. For more information, contact Marion Kyner at (434) 392-6106 or (434) 547-7850

JULY 7-12

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, 2-3 p.m. at the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library. Visits from state parks, a scavenger hunt and indoor mini golf are planned. Visit for more details.


FAMILY DAY, noon-4 p.m. and explore “History’s Heroes” at the Museum of the Confederacy- Appomattox. Join organizers for special family-friendly activities to explore heroes of the Civil War era — both famous and lesser-known. All programs are included with museum admission. Youth ages 17 years and under are admitted free with a paying adult. The museum is located at 159 Horseshoe Road in Appomattox. For more information, call (434) 352-5792 or visit

JULY 8-13

SUMMER READING PROGRAM, 2-3 p.m. at the Buckingham Branch library. Visits from state parks, a scavenger hunt and indoor mini golf are planned. Visit for more details.


BENEFIT YARD SALE, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. sponsored by the membership of White Hall United Methodist Church, located on Main Street in Dillwyn to benefit church projects. Anyone wishing to donate items for sale should contact Robyn Allen at (434) 983-1666 no later than July 13.


CONCERT, 3 p.m. featuring Deacon Perry Carrington and The Voices of Unity at New Hope Baptist Church, 2072 Abilene Road, Keysville, to benefit the building fund. The Rev. Vatell Allen is pastor. All are welcome to attend.

PASTOR’S AIDE ANNIVERSARY ANNUAL DAY, 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 837 Guinea Road, Farmville. The Rev. Irma T. Watson is the pastor. All are invited.