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Church and community events

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 CommunityCalendar@FarmvilleHerald.com.


SPECIAL VETERAN PROJECT, 5-8 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings, Farmville. Ten percent of all net food sales will be donated to VFW Post 7059 to benefit special Veteran projects. Includes takeout orders. Excludes alcohol.


OPEN TRAIL NIGHTS, 9-11 p.m. at High Bridge Trail State Park between Farmville and River Road. The public is welcome to walk or ride the trail under the light of the full moon. The closest access to High Bridge is from the Camp Paradise parking area in Prince Edward County.

CAR AND TRUCK SHOW, 1-3:30 p.m. sponsored by The Randolph Henry FFA Chapter in the Charlotte County Central Middle School bus parking lot. Classes for the show will include Best Classic Car, Best Classic Truck, Ugliest Farm Truck and Spectators Choice. There will be food, music, door prizes, cash prizes and trophies for best vehicles.

BACK TO SCHOOL MAGIC SHOW, 4 p.m. at Centenary UMC Scottsville, 12347 S. Constitution Road, Scottsville. Come early to get a good seat and parking place. Information, call Pastor Paul Larrimore or Rebecca Smith (434) 390-9142.

APPRECIATION QUILT GROUP TO MEET, 10 a.m. at American Legion #8, 1710 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston. No experience necessary. Donations of cotton fabric are always accepted. For more info on the group and how you can help call Ellie at (434) 572-1998.

YOUR ATTIC EVENT, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the American Civil War Museum, Appomattox.

PET ADOPTION/PET SUPPLY DRIVE, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company in Farmville. This is a month long event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them. FFA will be on-site.

25TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. at The Apostolic Faith Church of All Nations for District Elder Betty Jones. The church is located at 1358 Sheppards Road, Farmville. All are welcome to attend.

OPEN HOUSE, 1 p.m. at HandMade, one of Farmville’s first pop up shops featuring handmade goods from local artists and craftsmen. Email for location and more information at handmadefarmville@ gmail.com


HOMECOMING/178TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, 11 a.m. at Triumph Baptist Church, Darlington Heights Road. The Rev. James W. Morris, pastor, will preach and the church’s choir will provide the music. Dinner will be served. Revival service will be held Aug. 27 – 31. Prayer and praise at 7 p.m. and Worship Service at 7:30 p.m. The preacher will be the Rev. Darryl Brown, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Prospect accompanied by a guest choir each night. Everyone is welcome.

HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Union Branch Baptist Church, Arvonia. Morning message will be given by Pastor Faith Jones. Lunch will be served following morning service.

WATER WORKS AND WONDERS, 3-6 p.m. at Maysville Baptist Church, 13327 W. James Anderson Hwy., Buckingham Courthouse. Join our IGNITE Children’s Ministry for a fun day of water games, food and fellowship. Toddlers through sixth grade. All participants must wear T-shirts, shorts and tennis or water shoes.

HOMECOMING, 10:15 a.m. at Hanes Chapel UMC, 1171 Coppermine Road, Dillwyn. Special music with Lori Botkin Ministries. The Rev. Rebecca Trovalli-Cooke, current pastor will deliver the word followed by dinner at noon. All are welcome to attend.

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Second Liberty Baptist Church, Dillwyn. Lunch will be served. Afternoon service at 3 p.m. with speaker the Rev. Timothy I. Jackson of Baptist Union accompanied by his choir. Revival, Aug. 28-30 with Prayer and Praise at 7 p.m. and worship at 7:30 p.m. with different revivalist each night. All are welcome.

AUGUST 26-29

HOMECOMING/ REVIVAL, 10 a.m. at Glenmore UMC, 7988 Howardsville Road, Howardsville, featuring All Problems Solved, and their Pastor Dr. Paul D. Larrimore. A meal to follow. All are welcome. Revival services nightly Monday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. with Revivalist the Rev. Larry Mann. Special musical groups nightly.

AUGUST 26-31

HOMECOMING/REVIVAL, 11 a.m. at Forest Baptist Church. The former Rev. Otis Spellman will deliver the morning worship sermon. Lunch will be served. There will be no afternoon service. Revival service Monday – Friday with prayer and praise service starting at 6:30 p.m. and worship service at 7 p.m. There will be different guest revivalists for the week. Music will be rendered by different guest choirs each night. All are welcome.


MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE, 2 p.m. at Farmville Library. Bring your own lunch or snacks and join us for a family-friendly movie.


REGULAR MEETING, 11 a.m. of the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural Building, located at 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. The District will also have a Conservation Committee meeting at 10 a.m. The public is welcome.

STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. at Buckingham Library for children up to age five.

LUNCH AND LEARN, noon – 1 p.m. at Buckingham Library featuring a visit from Appomattox Courthouse Historical National Park. They’ll share information about historical toys and games and let you try them out.


STORY TIME/MOVIE/ ACTIVITY, 10:30 a.m. at Farmville Library, for children up to age five. Movie matinee will begin at 11 a.m. Bring your own lunch or snacks. The afternoon activity will begin at 3:30 p.m. for children ages six – 12. This week make a “stained glass” painting using tissue paper.


AFTERNOON ACTIVITY, 4-5:30 p.m. at Buckingham Library for kids ages 6 -12. This week you can make a “stained glass” painting using tissue paper.


FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Buckingham Library. Bring lunch or snacks.


ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 6:30 p.m. at Oakwood United Methodist Church, 1291 Columbia Road, Columbia. Donations accepted for Jacque Akasa and Wings of Caring Covenant Missionary Democratic Republic of Congo. Come, be part of an exciting evening of fun. All are welcome.


HOMECOMING, 11 a.m. at Oakwood United Methodist, 1291 Columbia Road, Columbia. Dinner to follow the service. The Rev. Jim Radford, the new Pastor, will be the speaker. Welcome all.

BARK AT THE PARK, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. hosted by Bear Creek Lake State Park and the Friends of Cumberland County Animal Control, Inc. to find homes for as many pets as possible. This event will be held at the Lakeside Picnic Shelter. Pet must be sterilized within 30 days of adoption with proof of the surgery submitted to Animal Control. The event is free, but daily parking rates apply. For more information, call the park office at (804) 492-4410. The park is located at 22 Bear Creek Lake Road, Cumberland.


ACTIVE PARENTING GROUP TO MEET, 5-7 p.m. at Crossroads Community Services Board, 216 Bush Drive, Farmville. Space is limited. Call (434) 392-9461 to register. The group will also meet on Sept. 11 and 18.


REMEMBRANCE VIGIL, 6:30 p.m. hosted by the Southside Center for Violence Prevention/ Madeline’s House in memory of Madeline at Wilck’s Lake in Farmville. Candlelight service at 7:30 p.m.


BAKED POTATO DINNER, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Randolph Fire Department, 2145 Cumberland Road. Menu will be baked potatoes, salad, desserts, coffee and iced tea. Please donate at the door to support the fire department.

100 MEN IN BLACK PROGRAM, 3 p.m. sponsored by The Kappa Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. at Jericho Baptist Church, 615 Franklin St., Farmville. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Cavell Phillips, Assistant Pastor of the Richmond Christian Center. Theme will be “Dressed for the Test” (Ephesians 6:10—17). The event will benefit Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s). Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY MARKET, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Payne Memorial Methodist Church at 1 Stoney Point Road in Cumberland across from the court house. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tables will be set up inside and outside. If interested in reserving a spot at the market, contact Lisa Davis at (804) 387-2356 or by e-mail at lisa.blanton62@gmail. com.

FAMILY AND FARM DAY, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Southern Piedmont Center, Blackstone. Event is free.

EVERYBODY’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 3 p.m. at High Bridge Baptist Church, Rice, presenting the “Bad Men of the Bible.” Wear the color of your birthday season; spring, green; summer, blue; fall, red and winter, white.