Auten speaks at 4-H club meeting
The Buckingham 4-H Livestock Club held its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the B.A.R.N. facility in Buckingham. Approximately 40 people were in attendance. Special guest speaker was Dr. Bryan Auten, Veterinarian at Slate River Vet Clinic, who talked to club members and enthusiasts about livestock health, nutrition, and safety.
Experience the joy of camp during a fun weekend of activities, recreation and special programs during the “Going Green Christmas Camp” at Holiday Lake 4-H center. This camp is held Dec. 2-3, for youth ages 5-13. Trained teen and adult leaders are also encouraged to attend. Call the Extension Office at (434) 969-4261 to find out more about volunteering. Transportation is not provided. For more information, contact the Buckingham Extension office at (434) 969-4261.
Join Hatcher Baptist Church, located at 5 Gravel Hill Road, at the intersection of routes 617 and 622, in Dillwyn for Fall Fun Night on Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. Enjoy a game show, musical entertainment, comedy and more. For additional information, call (434) 983-2963.
Cedar Baptist Church at 3932 Bell Road will be hosting Trunk or Treat from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Come out and enjoy Halloween treats.
Join Central Virginia Community Health Center on Friday at 10 a.m. for Toddlers on the Move. Tai Chi is scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. The Health Center is located on U.S. Route 15 in Arvonia. All fitness classes are held at the Beulah M. Wiley Fitness Center. For more information, call (434) 581-3271, ext. 10601.
Buckingham Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Trick or Treat on old main street on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Main Street in Dillwyn will be closed to vehicle traffic at that time from Tri-County Real Estate to Faye’s Beauty Shop for safety of the children. Those 12 and under are invited to Trick or Treat.
The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center is hosting a Banjo and Mandolin Building Workshop from March 25-30, 2018. Your choice of either banjo or mandolin includes: banjo solid mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard, peg head, overlay and heel cap, sealed tuning machines including fifth string tuner, mother of pearl position markers for fingerboard, two-way adjustable truss rod, 11” three-ply maple pot rolled brass tone ring, two coordinator rods, 24 hook tension hoop, no-knot tail piece, and 11” Fiberskyn head; or mandolin, octave or standard, book matched redwood top, black walnut sides and back, slotted ebony fingerboard 13 7/8” and veneer peg head overlay, spalted maple rosette, curly maple binding and b/w/b wood purfling. For more information and pictures of instruments visit www.donkawalek.com. This is a beginner workshop designed for adult participants. Space is limited to 10 participants for a better instructor ratio. Meals and lodging for the entire workshop is provided. Rustic but comfortable bunk style lodging is provided. A health form, no physical required, and information packet will be mailed upon receipt of your registration form and payment. Registration deadline is March 9, 2018. Master Craftsman, luthier and teacher Don Kawalek will provide instruction, kits and a special techniques workshop on inlaying and finishing. Don is a seasoned instrument maker and master builder with over 40 years of experience. His workshops provide a truly unique experience. Visit his website at: www.donkawalek.com. For more information, call the 4-H Educational Center at (434) 248-5444.
Sherri Wise is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org or (434) 983-1393.