Time to boogie woogie
The Buckingham Republican Committee will be holding a barbecue meal fundraiser to benefit the Dillwyn Pregnancy Support Center on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 4-6 p.m. at Ellis Acres, located at 245 Camden St. in Dillwyn. RSVP to Dylan at (434) 547-9590 or Linda at (434) 315-4877 by July 27. Free barbecue meal, door prizes and live music. Donations are tax deductible.
Join Central Virginia Community Health Center on Aug. 10 for the Rod Manifold Memorial 5K at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded by age/gender category. Pre-registration information is available on Facebook at CVHSInc and BeulahMWileyCenter. Late registration on-site from 7-7:45 a.m. For additional information, contact (434) 581-3271, ext. 10601. Central Virginia Community Health Center Track is located at 25892 N. James Madison Highway.
Fall sessions of the Gymnastics Program, sponsored by the Buckingham Parks and Recreation, will begin in late September and last for six weeks. This program, designed for coed youth, ages 3-14, is a great way for youth to learn key things in life such as physical development (strength, flexibility, balance, coordination), social development (interaction with other children, enhance cooperative group participation, following directions, building friendships), intellectual development (building strong listening skills, developing longer attention spans, reinforcing problem-solving skills, learning to take risks), and emotional development (handling success and failure, expressing feelings). This program is more for beginner and minor advanced. Classes fill quickly so be sure to register early. For quick and easy registration, visit the website at www. buckinghamrec.net. Deadline to register is Aug. 16.
Sprouse’s Corner Ranch is holding an Open Series #3 Horse Show on Aug. 31. For more information, visit http:// sprousescornerranch. com/-horse_shows.
Flag football, anyone? If you are interested in entering a team into the Adult Flag Football League, contact Todd Shumaker at (434) 969- 4242.
Join the Buckingham Library for an activity on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 2-3 p.m. to iron a perler beach backpack keyring. Come have some fun.
Hip-Hop Workout is a women’s (ages 16-plus) hip-hop dance fitness class. This class uses cardio inspired hip-hop dance moves to target the legs, glutes and abs. The moves are high intensity, but everyone goes at their own pace. The instructor, Emily Gantt, turns the lights down and has disco lights to create a fun environment. The dance fitness class works out to hip-hop, rap, R&B, and pop music. With large numbers participating in this class, the instructor has started a reservation system. Participants will need to book a spot via website at www.vagaro. com/twerkout. Classes meet every first and third Saturday of the month from 10-11 a.m. at the Buckingham County Agriculture Building at 30 Administration Lane, Buckingham —across from Maysville Baptist Church.
If you are interested in becoming a hemp producer or would just like to be aware of industry updates, please email danap132000@yahoo. com with your name and phone number so you can be included in a list of emails to Kelli Scott at Virginia Tech to add to the SWVA Hemp producers Google Group.
SHERRI WISE is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. She can be reached at email@example.com.