Church and community events

Published 7:18 am Thursday, January 31, 2019

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GUEST PREACHER, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 16 Horsepen Road, Farmville, will be the Rev. Cedric Gayles. Service is 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Service on the third Sunday is Hour of Power from 9-10 a.m.

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COMPULSIVE EATERS ANONYMOUS, 10-11 a.m. HOW meetings will be held at the Farmville Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Third. St., Farmville for help recovering from compulsive eating. For more information contact Debbie at (518) 248-7220 or Joan at (434) 607- 1576.


FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m. at Buckingham library. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy a free movie. This week: Home.

LATE NIGHT LIBRARY, 6-7 p.m. at Farmville and Buckingham libraries. Enjoy geometric painting using tape and paint, turn a blank canvas into a pattern of shapes and design.

PUMP UP YOUR HEART WITH ZUMBA, 6:30-8 p.m. at Prince Edward County Elementary School. Free blood pressure reading and glucose testing. Healthy snacks and drinks will be provided.


BRUNSWICK STEW, 7-10 a.m. at the Rice Volunteer Fire Department just in time for the Super Bowl. To reserve, call (434) 392-8737 or contact any Rice fireman.

WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. sponsored by Central Virginia Arts on Landscape Painting in Watercolor at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts in Farmville. The workshop is open to the public.

BROWN BAG FELLOWSHIP LUNCH, 11 a.m. at Guthrie Memorial Chapel, at 2663 Cumberland Road, Farmville. Bring your own sandwich, snack or fruit lunch to be enjoyed in fellowship afterward at noon. Call (434) 315- 1735 for further questions.

SOUP KITCHEN, 11:30 a.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church, Anderson Hwy., Cumberland. Enjoy a bowl of delicious hot soup and crackers. Free to the community.

PAMPLIN DEPOT BARN DANCE, 6-8 p.m. at 115 Main St., Pamplin. Centra Code Fresh is catering a full course pot roast with all the fixin’s meal. Donations are accepted and go to feed the bands.


WORSHIP SERVICES, 11 a.m. at First Rock Baptist Church of Prospect will have Minister James Hurt, Associate Minister of Bethel Grove Baptist Church for its regular worship service.

BLACK HISTORY SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church sponsored by the Youth Ministry. Dr. Jeffrey Scales of Cumberland, will speak to the youth during the nurture and encouragement part of the service. The theme is “Moving Forward in the Steps Ordered by the Lord” with scripture reference from Psalms 37:23-26 (NKJV). The attire will be Favorite Team Jersey and Casual Day. You can wear your favorite sports team or a “Team Jesus” scripture shirt. Midway is located at 837 Guinea Road in Farmville.


MONDAY MOVIE MATINEE, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Farmville library. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy a free movie. This week: Cinderella.

MONDAY FUNDAY, 5.7 p.m. at Farmville library. Teens can drop by or meet a friend to de-stress with a weekly activity. This week, make a no-sew pillow.

TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETING, 6-8 p.m. every Monday at the Farmville Library, 1303 W. Third St., Farmville. Toastmasters focuses on communication and leadership training with a specific focus on public speaking. Contact Tiffaney at (267) 307-4330 for more information.


STORY TIME, 10:30- 11:15 a.m. at Buckingham library Children ages 0-5 and an adult caregiver can join us to share songs, books and an activity with other children.

BEEKEEPERS TO MEET, 7 p.m. at Prince Edward County Extension Office across from Lowe’s in Farmville. Sign-ups for the Bee School will be on a space available basis. The speaker will be State Bee Inspector Jessica Driver. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or visit


COMPUTER CLASS, 10-11 a.m. at Farmville library. Learn more about creating a document this week with Microsoft Word Basics. Call the Farmville library at (434) 392-6924 to sign up.

WEDNESDAY MOVIE MATINEE, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Farmville library. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy a free movie. This week: Cinderella.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY, 3:30-5 p.m. at Farmville library. This week, children ages 6-12 can use our collection of Legos to build whatever they can imagine.

PUPPY LOVE VALENTINE’S DINNER, 4-9 p.m. sponsored by Southside SPCA at Merk’s Place, 2106 W. Third St., Farmville. A portion of all food sales between these hours will be donated to animals of the SPCA.

OPENING RECEPTION, 4:30-6:30 p.m. for Paintings by Emma Steinkraus at The Gallery, Viar-Christ Center for the Arts in Brinkley Hall, Hampden-Sydney College.


BABY STORY TIME, 9:30-10 a.m. at Farmville library. Caregivers with babies 0-24 months can bounce and sing together, then enjoy playtime with other babies.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Farmville library. Children ages 2.5 – 5 and an adult caregiver can join us to share songs, books, and an activity with other children.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 2-3 p.m. for families and caregivers of persons living with dementia at Brookview at the Woodland, 2005 Cobb St., Farmville.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITY, 3:30-5 p.m. at Buckingham library. This week, children ages 6-12 can use our collection of Legos to build whatever they can imagine.

MARGARET WATSON BIRD CLUB MEETING, 6:30 p.m. at the Barbara Rose Johns Community Library in Farmville. Refreshments will be served. Milkweed and monarchs will be the topic.


FRIDAY MOVIE, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Buckingham library. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy a free movie. This week: Tangled.

VOLUNTEER DRIVER TRAINING, 1-5 p.m. at Piedmont Senior Resources, 1413 Main St., Farmville to assist in driving seniors to local medical appointments. For more information call Jordan Miles at (434) 767-5588.

SPAGHETTI DINNER & SWEETHEART RAFFLE, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Randolph District Vol. Fire Dept. The sweetheart raffle will consist of five different prizes. Tickets will be on sell at the dinner or you can buy in advance from any auxiliary member. You do not have to be present to win. Any questions call Nancy at (434) 391-1250.


BRUNSWICK STEW, 8 a.m. sponsored by Pamplin Eastern Star at the Pamplin Fire Department. Advance order requests for pickup may be made by calling Shirley Moore at (434) 390- 0651, Brenda Richardson (434) 248-5780 or Clara Elder (434) 808-9763.

CIVIL WAR SEMINAR 8:30 a.m. sponsored by Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, the Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy, and the Center for Southside Virginia History at Longwood University at Jarman Auditorium on the Longwood University campus in Farmville.

BLUEBIRD HOUSE BUILDING WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon at the Bear Creek Hall in Bear Creek Lake State Park, Cumberland County.

VALENTINE MAKING FAMILY WORKSHOP, 10:30 a.m. at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts at the intersection of Third Street & Main Street, Farmville. This program is free and open to the public.

SEMINAR, 11 a.m. for married and singles for conversations about love and relationships at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church hosted by Pastor Timothy Woodson. Lunch provided.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church. Join us.

DOLL TEA PARTY, 2-3 p.m. at Farmville library. Children ages 12 and under are can bring their favorite doll and enjoy a tea party at the library. Listen to a story, play games, enjoy snacks and make a craft.