Herald Community Calendar for the Week of Friday, June 2, 2023
Published 12:45 pm Friday, June 2, 2023
The Herald Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to CommunityCalendar@FarmvilleHerald.com.
MASTER GARDENERS — The Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension are presenting a “Lunch and Learn – Water in Your Landscape” program on Thursday, June 1. The event begins at noon in the conference room of the Virginia Cooperative Extension office, located at the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agriculture building, 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. Master Gardener Elsie Towler and Deanna Fehrer from Piedmont Soil & Water Conservation will present the program. Bring your lunch and learn about using and controlling water in your garden landscape.
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TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, June 1, beginning at 7 p.m.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host Rolling Stones tribute band Mother’s Little Helpers on Thursday, June 1, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host musician DJ Outkast on Friday, June 2, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
CHURCH YARD SALE — St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 1301 Milnwood Road, will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the funds going to support our local and church charities.
CHILDREN’S LUNCH — American Legion Jack Garland Post 32 will have a free children and youth lunch on Saturday, June 3. That’ll take place at the Farmville Lions Club Park from noon to 2 p.m.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host soul band Christian Q. and the Grove on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
CHILDREN’S DAY — Midway’s Youth Ministry will celebrate Children’s Day on Sunday, June 4 during the morning worship service. This year’s theme is “Not Too Young To Be Used By God”. People are invited to stay after the service for an afternoon filled with food, fun and fellowship. Midway is located at 837 Guinea Road in Farmville.
JUNE 4 – 8
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Mt. Zion Baptist Church, located at 6277 Cartersville Road in New Canton, will have its annual Vacation Bible School from June 4 to June 8. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night, for children from kindergarten through sixth grade. This year’s theme is “Keepers of the Kingdom”. Dinner and snacks will be served each night.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 1301 Milnwood Road in Farmville, will hold Vacation Bible School from June 5 to June 9. VBS will run from 6 to 8 p.m. each night, with classes for all children from age 3 to 12. For more information, call Beth Marmorstein by calling or texting 434-414-1485.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Peaks Baptist Church, located at 1948 Peaks Road in Prospect, will hold Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 9. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each night, with classes for ages from five years old to senior adults. Refreshments will also be served each night.
POTLUCK — A community potluck dinner will be held at the Curdsville Community Center, located at 122 School Road in Dillwyn, on Monday, June 5. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., with Wendy McCaig, a Virginia Master Naturalist, speaking about all the many programs the Master Naturalists sponsor in the state.
HEART OF VIRGINIA BEEKEEPERS — The Heart of Virginia Beekeepers will meet on Tuesday, June 6 at the Prince Edward County Extension Office. That’s located at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville, near Lowe’s. The meeting begins at 7 p.m., with State Apiarist Keith Tignor speaking. Anyone who has bees or is interested in bees is welcome. For more information call Mary Jane Morgan at 434-315-1433 or visit Facebook or our website at heartofvirginiabeekeepers.org.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP — The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, June 7, beginning at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 1301 Milnwood Avenue in Farmville. Meetings will continue on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, call 434-547-7850.
SPRING REVIVAL — Safe Haven Christian Ministries, located at 5150 Patrick Henry Highway in Meherrin, will have two nights of tent revival, beginning on June 8 and running through June 9. The service starts at 7 p.m. each night, with Minister Troy Jones of First Baptist Church in Greenwich, Connecticut as the guest speaker. Jones is originally from Charlotte County and is a 1987 graduate of Randolph-Henry High.
FEAST OF CORPUS CHRIST — St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Seminary in Dillwyn will celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christ on Thursday, June 8. As part of the celebration, the seminarians will prepare an outdoor carpet of colored sawdust for the procession to pass over. You can watch the artists at work from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and then stay for the high mass at 9:30 a.m. The seminary is located at 1208 Archbishop LeFebvre Ave. in Dillwyn.
TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, June 8, beginning at 7 p.m.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host Southern rock band Familiar Faces on Thursday, June 8, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host musician DJ Sly Millz on Friday, June 9, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
YARD AND BAKE SALE — Thomas Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 1313 Cartersville Road in Cartersville, will hold a yard sale and bake sale, with funds going to local and church charities, beginning at 8 a.m.
HATITUDE — Forest Baptist Church will hold an Extravaganza Crown of Hope HATITUDE program on Saturday, June 10, beginning at 2 p.m. Rev. Sheliah Belle from Praise Gospel 104.7 and the New Bethel Baptist Church Men’s Community Choir will be the special guests.
CHURCH CONCERT — Heritage Baptist Church will host a concert by gospel singer Tommy Barlow on Saturday, June 10, beginning at 7 p.m. A love offering will be collected. The church is located at 700 Milnwood Road in Farmville.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host jam band Black Shrimp on Saturday, June 10, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Cedar Baptist Church, located at 3932 Bell Road in Dillwyn, will have Vacation Bible School from Sunday, June 11 to Thursday, June 15, beginning at 6 p.m. each night. There will be classes for everyone ages three to adult.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING — The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society will meet on Thursday, June 15 at the Farmville Train Station on West Third Street. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., with a celebration of the 120th birthday of the train station. A powerpoint presentation by Bob Flippen, giving the history of the Farmville Station, will be the highlight. Afterwards, there will be refreshments and the cutting of the birthday cake.
TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, June 15, beginning at 7 p.m.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host musical group The Shady Recruits on Thursday, June 15, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host musician DJ Outkast on Friday, June 16, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION — Forward 2020’s fourth annual Juneteenth celebration will take place in Buckingham County on Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at Straight Street, located at 1174 S. Constitution Route in Dillwyn. There will be a vendor market, music, food and other activities. Richmond mayor Levar Stoney will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 434-218-2576.
FREE LOCAL MUSIC — North Street Press Club, located at 127 North Street in Farmville, will host Southern rock group The Lee Street Band on Saturday, June 17, beginning at 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
TRIVIA — Three Roads Brewing, located at 312 W. Third Street in Farmville, will host trivia on Thursday, June 22, beginning at 7 p.m.
PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY — Macedonia Baptist Church will hold a special service celebrating 15 years of ministry for pastors Jimmy and Gloria Coleman. The service begins at 2:30 p.m.
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH FARMERS — The Prince Edward County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a Fireside Chat with farmers on Monday, July 31. Residents can meet and talk with local farmers, hearing stories from the past and share a vision for the future. The event will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Three Roads Brewery, located at 312 West Third Street in Farmville.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
HERITAGE BAPTIST CHURCH — Heritage Baptist Church, located at 700 Milnwood Road in Farmville holds services each Sunday morning, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship Service at 11 a.m. A fellowship with donuts and coffee is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
SOUP FOR THE SOUL — Cumberland Presbyterian Church will hold “Soup for the Soul” the third Tuesday of every month, beginning at 10 a.m. Church members prepare soup to be taken out to those who need a visit. The mission group meets at the church, located at 1835 Cumberland Road, three miles north of Farmville on Route 45. For more information, call Norma at 804-514-1135.
CONFIDENT WOMEN MINISTRY — The Confident Women Ministry Worship Service will be held every Sunday at 3 p.m. online, via a conference call. The phone number to call in is 1-657-390-7012.
THE AWAKENING — The Awakening Christian Circle, a Christian Rehab Support Group, meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Dillwyn Library, 16266 N. James Madison Highway in Dillwyn. For more information, call Butch Manywaters Davis at (434) 983-8967.
FARMVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Farmville United Methodist Church located at 212 High Street welcomes everyone to worship each Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m., followed by worship at 10 a.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH FARMVILLE — First Baptist Church located at the corner of Main and Fourth Streets in Farmville hosts Sunday worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday. The Rev. Dr. James P. Ashton leads the services. At this time, face masks and social distancing are required inside of the sanctuary.
JERICHO BAPTIST CHURCH — Jericho Baptist Church located at 615 Franklin St., Farmville will host praise and worship in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Social distancing and face masks required in the sanctuary. Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor III is the pastor.
SPEARS MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH — Spears Mountain Baptist Church is located at 106 Meadow Creek Road in Buckingham. Sunday Worship Service is at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert C. Wilson.
DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MEETING — The Buckingham County Democratic Committee meets at 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Agricultural Building in Buckingham County. The meetings are held at 54 Administration Lane in Buckingham, off Route 60. The Ag Building is next to the Arts Council Building.
AMATEUR RADIO MEETING — The Charlotte County Amateur Radio Club meets at 3 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at the Drake’s Branch Municipal Building, located beside the new fire station. Any questions, contact Jason Byrum at (434) 944-9100.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DILLWYN — First Baptist Church of Dillwyn located at 16980 Oak St., Dillwyn hosts Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings.
PIEDMONT CHURCH OF CHRIST — Piedmont Church of Christ located at 1405 North Main St., Farmville holds Bible study at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings, and the church service starts 10:30 a.m. They have Bible study on Sunday nights at 5 p.m. and a Bible study at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights. The church has a free clothing giveaway on Thursdays from 1- 3 p.m. weather permitting.
PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH — Pisgah Baptist Church located at 202 Pisgah Road, Rice welcomes everyone each Sunday for Worship. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship starts at 11 a.m.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP — Farmville United Methodist Church (FUMC) is offering a Grief Support Group for those who have suffered recent losses or losses long ago. This is an ecumenical group welcoming anyone who has experienced a loss. The group meets at 2 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at FUMC, 212 High St. Participation in the discussion while attending the sessions is optional. You can join the group at any time. Call Rebecca Maxwell (434) 414-4562 or Tracey Oddo (434) 392-4686 for more information.
CHURCH SERVICES — Sharon Baptist Church in Cumberland offers three options to worship on Sundays: inside service at 10 a.m., mask required; 10 a.m. radio parking lot service on 89.7 FM. and YouTube service later Sunday afternoon.
FARMVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH — Farmville Baptist Church at 132 N. Main St. holds Bible study at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday, followed at 11 a.m. by worship. Worship services are held in person and broadcast via Zoom. Specific details and more information can be found on the church website at www.farmvillebaptist.org.
FARMVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH — Farmville Presbyterian Church at 200 West Third St. holds in-service worship at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases again, the church is now requiring masks again during worship. Join us and Rev. Pete Smith Sunday mornings in person or enjoy the audio of our services on the church website. Video is available through the church’s Facebook page and YouTube channel (search for Farmville Presbyterian Church). For further questions, contact the church office at (434) 392-4243 and find the church on Facebook or YouTube.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION — Delma’s Pantry in Cumberland County will have curbside food distribution at Delma’s Pantry the second, third and fourth Fridays of the month at 9:30 a.m. each Friday. Senior boxes will be given out at the distributions.
VETERANS SERVICES — The American Legion Accredited Veterans Service Officers are available to see veterans and their family members at the Farmville VFW from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays. Veteran Service Officers may be reached at (434) 414-6504.
OLD GREEN BAPTIST — Old Green Baptist Church holds outdoor and indoor worship services at 11 a.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month until further notice. The Rev. Samuel F. Trent is the pastor.
MEMOIR WRITING GROUP – The group, which meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, encourages new people to join. The meetings take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the Farmville Library’s main meeting room. Call Joan at (434)-607-1576 for more information.
WORSHIP AND THE WORD – Appomattox Assembly of God meets every Sunday for a Worship and the Word service, beginning at 11 a.m. The church, led by new pastor Mark Bartow, is located at 1225 Confederate Boulevard in Appomattox.