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Summer reading challenge

Summer reading challenge continues through the month of August at the Buckingham Public Library in Dillwyn. Come and start to read something different and win a prize. The challenge is for children, teens and adults.

Central Virginia Community Health Center continues to offer fitness options during the week. Join them on Monday for kickboxing at 6 p.m., Tuesday for Tai Chi at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday for yoga at 6:30 p.m., and Thursday for Weight Watchers at 2:45 p.m. For more information, call (434) 581-3271, extension 10601.

It’s not too late to register for the James River Boys & Girls Club, designed for ages 6-18. You have until Sept. 1 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. to register at 300 Page St. in Scottsville. This program is a part of and in conjunction with The Youth Development Network of Charlottesville/ Albemarle Commission on Children and Families. There is limited space available. The telephone number is (434) 286-8801.

Holliday Lake State Park hosts “From Dusk to Dawn” on Friday, Aug. 31 from 9-10 p.m. at the Amphitheater. When the sun goes down many changes start to happen in the park as day becomes night: the air becomes cooler, the grass becomes damp with dew, and certain creatures begin to wake up from a long day’s rest. Join the campfire to explore the nightly world of birds, bugs and bats. You might see a little brown bat, hear an Eastern screech-owl, or even feel the gentle tickle of a lightning bug’s antennae. The night can get dark and cool, so a flashlight and jacket are recommended. For more information, call (434) 248-6308.

The Buckingham County FFA chapters are hosting a canned food drive. Bring any canned food goods or monetary donation to the Buckingham vs. Appomattox football game on Friday at 7 p.m. All donations collected by the Buckingham FFA will go to the Christian Outreach Program in New Canton.

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SHERRI WISE can be reached at wise.buckingham@gmail.com or (434) 983-1393.

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