Take a ride on vintage railroad cars

Published 8:08 pm Friday, August 30, 2019

Maysville Baptist Church is holding a youth event, Water Works and Wonders, on Saturday, from 2-5 p.m. Join this children’s ministry for water games, Bible teaching, food and fellowship. Designed for children ages kindergarten through sixth grade. Participants must wear T-shirts, shorts, and either tennis or water shoes (no Crocs). If not, they will be unable to participate due to safety concerns. This is a free event and all are welcome. Maysville Baptist Church is located at 13329 W. James Anderson Highway, Buckingham.

Come and spend Labor Day evening at the Curdsville Community Center on Monday, at 6:30 p.m. The program will be presented by Dr. Daisy Hicks, superintendent of Buckingham County Public Schools. Dr. Hicks’ presentation will include information on school security. Bring friends and relatives and a side dish or dessert to share. Curdsville Community Center is located at 122 School Road on Rt. 633, directly off Route 15 N. at Curdsville.

Sign up now for the Autumn Leaf Rambler, a scenic ride from Dillwyn to the James River on vintage railroad cars that will meander through beautiful scenery where you’ll be able to see the James River in all its splendor right at your feet. The schedule includes the following Saturdays: Oct. 19-26 and Nov. 2. Order tickets online at www.odcnrhs.org/excursions. All trips include the famous Tom Mix Rangers Wild West show.

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At Girl Scouts, girls are always counting down to the next adventure they’ll go on together. Maybe it’s artistic. Maybe it’s an experiment. Maybe it’s getting outside or helping the community. With Girl Scouts, you’ll make a bunch of new friends and have a ton of new experiences that show you how exciting the world is, and how awesome you are, over and over again. Buckingham County Girl Scouts are accepting kindergarten through 8-year-old girls and adult volunteers to join in the journey. For more information, contact Deirdre Kellner, membership manager, email at dkellner@gsvs.org or call (434) 382-8013. Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts have identified three keys to leadership: girls discover themselves and their values; connect with others; and take action to make the world a better place. At Girl Scouts, everything centers on the girl, activities are girl-led, which gives girls the opportunity to learn by doing in a cooperative learning environment. Learn more at www.gsvsc.org.

Holiday Lake 4-H Center Program Virginia Hunter Skills Weekend is Sept. 6-8 for ages 11 – adult. Want to learn new hunting skills or hone the ones you have? Some of the workshops offered cover deer hunting, waterfowl hunting, rifle and shotgun classes, and wild game cooking. Everyone under 18 must attend with a registered parent. To register online visit https://www.holidaylake4h.com/virginia-hunter-skills-weekend.html or call Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center at (434) 248-5444.

Sherri Wise is the columnist for the Buckingham Bulletin. She can be reached at wise.buckingham@gmail.com.

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