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The Buckingham County Public Library is hosting home-school games on Tuesday, Nov.5 at noon. Then on Friday, Nov. 8 join them for late night library fun for the Wizard of Oz Scavenger Hunt from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The library is located at 1140 Main St., in Dillwyn.

Glenmore United Methodist Church, located at 7988 Howardsville Road in Howardsville, will hold “Love Thy Neighbor Outreach” on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Come out, and bring a friend, for a fun and friendly fellowship. A free lunch and dessert will be served. Available will be free gently used fall and winter clothing for men, women, and children. Sizes will vary and will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Also given away will be household items and toys. For more information, contact Patty Campbell at (434) 286-2285.

The November meeting for the Curdsville Community Center will be on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will center on the election of officers. Candidates for next year’s officers are: David Ball, president; Jane Smith, vice president; Dorothy Dowdy, recording secretary; and Marie Flowers, treasurer. The club will also begin to collect dues for 2020. Everyone is welcome.

Mt. Rush and Crews Family Farm Fall Angus Bull and Heifer Sale will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at noon at the B.A.R.N. facility in Buckingham. There will be 50 service age registered angus bulls and 10 spring bred registered angus heifers. The sale catalog is now available. For more information, contact Dana Plumley at (804) 492-4390.

Are you interested in attending 4-H camp for a reduced rate? Here’s an opportunity where you could earn discounts for summer camp (or other 4-H programs). The Buckingham Extension Office has partnered with Belk in Farmville to be able to offer a way to reduce camp fees. Consider selling Belk Charity Sale Tickets for an exclusive shopping event taking place on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Doors are only open for ticket holders. The tickets can be used at any Belk store in southern communities. Tickets are available at the extension office to sell to friends, family, and neighbors. For each block of tickets you sell, you will receive the following discount for Junior 4-H Camp: sell six tickets, get $25 off; sell 12 tickets, get $50 off; sell 18 tickets, get $80 off; sell 24 tickets, get $110 off; sell 30 tickets, get $140 off; sell 40 tickets, get $185 off; sell 50 tickets, go to camp for free plus attend a summer day camp of your choice for free as well. For more information, contact the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261.

The Carter G. Woodson PTO is having a Fall Festival on Nov.2 at the Straight Street building on Route 20 from noon-4 p.m. Enjoy the food trucks, retail vendors, bounce houses, activities for children, and fun for the whole family. Proceeds support the Carter G. Woodson PTO, which directly goes to supporting the school system and students.

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

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