This week’s calendar

April

12 Thursday

AA, 8 p.m. De Sales Hall and Kilmarnock UMC.

Volunteers Needed, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Help Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity build a house. 435-3461, or LNHabitat.org.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Grief Support Group, 2 p.m. Henderson UMC, Callao.

Bay Tones Barbershop Chorus, 7-8:30 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock. Rehearsals. New singers welcome.

Duplicate Bridge, 1 p.m. Woman’s Club of White Stone. $5.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. 446-5857.

Rappahannock Garden Club, 12:45 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Church Street, Kilmarnock. Speaker: Donna Cottingham. Topic: Habitat gardening. 

Cancer Support Group, 3-4 p.m. Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital, 101 Harris Road, Kilmarnock. 580-9737.

Red Devil Band Night, 4-9 p.m. Sal’s Pizza, Kilmarnock. 10% of profits go to LHS Band.

Northumberland Supervisors, 5 p.m. Northumberland County Courts Building, 39 Judicial Place, Heathsville. Public hearings, 7 p.m.

Northern Neck Shaggers, 6 p.m. KC’s Crabs & Cues, 10428 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Kilmarnock. Beginner lesson, followed by beyond beginner lesson at 7 p.m., line dancing review and lesson at 8 p.m. and open dancing until 9 p.m.

Irvington Town Council, 6:30 p.m. Irvington Baptist Church, 53 King Carter Drive, Irvington.

13 Friday

AA, noon. Trinity Episcopal, Lancaster.

AA, 8 p.m. Calvary Baptist, Kilmarnock.

AA, 8 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Al-Anon, noon. Bay Center for Spiritual Development, 31 Noblett Lane, Kilmarnock. 588-9224.

Tavern Woodworker’s Guild, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. 580-3377.

Indoor Yard Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. To benefit Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Grace Church Yard Sale Donations, 9 a.m.-noon. YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. Drop-off donations for the May 5 yard sale, or call Deb Lockhart, 647-5450, to schedule pick-up.

Basket Making Class, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. $45 members, $60 for others, plus a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor. Register at www.RHHTFoundationInc.org, or 580-3377.

Meadow Workshop, noon, Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Northern Neck Master Naturalists. Speakers: Betsy Washington and Bryna Brennan.

Northern Neck Master Gardeners Shoreline Evaluation Program, 2 p.m. Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Newton Branch, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague. Topic: “Shoreline Landscaping: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

Bob Wilson, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock. 435-1416.

Arts Alive!, 5-7 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Art by Susan Lewis’ Northumberland Elementary School art students. Refreshments.

Something Different Duo, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunsets on the Tides Terrace, The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. 438-5000.

Settle Down Jack, 8-11 p.m. Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. 435-0000.

Michael Clark, 8 p.m. Something Different, 213 Virginia Street, Urbanna.758-8000.

14 Saturday

AA, 7:30 p.m. Irvington Baptist.

AA, 8 p.m. Heathsville UMC.

AA, 8 p.m. Henderson UMC.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 580-3377.

All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast, 7-10 a.m. Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M., 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.

Free Safe Boating Certification Class, 8 a.m. Reedville Rescue Squad Building, 412 Reed Avenue, Reedville. Instructors: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. The course will meet Virginia law. Register on line with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, or contact Mike Kelley at 577-4233 or mikekelleydad@icloud.com.

Blacksmithing 101, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Instructors: Tavern Blacksmith Guild. Continues April 15, 20, 21. $100, including materials. Register at www.RHHTFoundationInc.org, or 580-3377.

Grace Church Yard Sale Donations, 9 a.m.-noon. YMCA/APYC Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Road, Kilmarnock. Drop-off donations for the May 5 yard sale, or call Deb Lockhart, 647-5450, to schedule pick-up.

Spring Cleaning, 9:30 a.m. Hickory Hollow Natural Area Preserve, Regina Road, Lancaster. Sponsor: Northern Neck Audubon Society. Trails to be assigned. northernneckaudubon.org.

Mix Media Collage, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Instructor: Michelle Hoffman. For materials, fees and registration, visit the center, call 436-9309, or go to www.ralartcenter.com.

Document Signing Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Town Hall, 433 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone. Property owners involved in Phase 1 of town utility project. Easement and user agreements. Notary Public available. 435-3260.

NAACP Area 14, 10 a.m. Sharon Baptist Church, 1413 Lumberlost Road, Weems. Mandatory for officers and executive board members; all NAACP members may attend. Refreshments.

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society, 11 a.m. Essex Inn, 203 Duke Street, Tappahannock. Guided tour of buildings and grounds.

Spring Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. Craft beers, wines, artisans, produce, food, music, sailing. $35 over 21, $20 under 21. Purchase tickets at TidesInn.com/TidesEvents. 438-5000.

Chris Stanley, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Spring Festival, The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. 438-5000.

Bobby Blackheart Band, 1:30-4:30 p.m. The Tides Inn, 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington. 438-5000.

Sunday Morning Inspirational Hour 45th Anniversary Gospel Concert, 1 p.m. doors open, 2 p.m. celebration begins. Essex High School, 833 High School Circle, Tappahannock. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at WRAR in Tappahannock, Big John’s in Church View, Watts Supermarket in Millers Tavern, Simply U Hair Salon in Haynesville, and The Handy Stores in Tappahannock, Village, Kinsale, Warsaw and Heathsville.

Roast Beef Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Fairfields UMC, 15213 Northumberland Highway, Burgess. Carryouts available. $15.

Sons of Serendip, 7:30 p.m. On Stage, Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts, Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. By season subscription, $39 in advance at 438-5555, or rappahannockfoundation.org; $45 at the door.

15 Sunday

AA, 7:30 p.m. White Stone UMC.

AA, 5:30 p.m. Henderson UMC.

Sunday Speaker Series, 2 p.m. Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems. Speaker: Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander. Topic: “The True Champions of Civil Rights: Virginia’s African American Women.” $25. Presentation, book signing (book not included) and a wine-cheese reception. Purchase tickets at christchurch1735.org, or the door.

Art Of The Song, 3 p.m. Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. Musicians from the Northern Neck Orchestra with soprano Dr. Cheryl Brown Davis will perform music from the Beatles to the classics. $15. For reservations, call 529-9345, or visit www.westmorelandplayers.org.

16 Monday

AA, noon. Palmer Hall.

AA, 8 p.m. Fairfields Baptist.

Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Voyages, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Advance care planning discussions, complimentary breakfast and lunch. Reservations required. 438-4000.

Open House, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Christchurch School, 49 Seahorse Lane, Christchurch. Topics: Admission, financial aid, academics, athletics. Eat lunch in Cameron Dining Hall with program leaders and coaches. Afternoon interviews. Registration forms at www.christchurchschool.org/page/OPEN-HOUSE-REGISTRATION, or call 758-2306 ext. 122.

Historyland Community Workshop, 10 a.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Center Drive, Kilmarnock. Crafting. Bring a drink or treat.

Potluck Dinner Meeting, 6 p.m. social period, 6:30 p.m. dinner. Bluff Point Community League, 2595 Bluff Point Road, Kilmarnock. Speaker: Tommy Tomlin. Topic: Stroke first aid. Guests welcome.

Kilmarnock Town Council, 7 p.m. Town Hall, 1 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Committee reports.

17 Tuesday

Al-Anon AFG, 4:30 p.m. Kilmarnock Baptist.

Alateen, 4:30 p.m. Kilmarnock Baptist Church.

AA, 7 and 8 p.m. Palmer Hall.

AA, 7 p.m. St. Mary’s White Chapel Episcopal.

Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m. Lower UMC. 776-9799.

Kilmarnock & District Pipe Band, 7 p.m. Campbell Memorial Presbyterian, Weems. 296-4248.

Volunteers Needed, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Help Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity build a house. 435-3461 or LNHabitat.org.

Veterans’ Breakfast, 9 a.m. Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham. RSVP, 394-2102.

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. To benefit Northumberland County Animal Shelter.

Heathsville Forge Blacksmith Guild, 10 a.m.-noon. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern. 580-3377.

Book Club Discussion, 10:30 a.m. WCNC Clubhouse, 2928 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg. Book; Five Presidents. Author: Clint Hill. 580-6052.

Aphasia Group, 11 a.m. Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center, 43 William B. Graham Court, Kilmarnock. $40 per month, or $10 per session.

Duplicate Bridge, 1 p.m. Lancaster Women’s Club, $5.

Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board, 3 p.m. Woodland Pointe Apartments Community Room, 6019 Dixon Lane, Gloucester. Public attendance or written comments are welcome. Email comments to cwalsh@mpnn.state.va.us.

Chairman’s Night, 5:30 p.m. LCPS Annex, 235 School Street, Kilmarnock. Lancaster school board. Public comment session.

Lancaster County NAACP, 6 p.m. Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. 

Lancaster County Republican Committee, 7 p.m. Chesapeake Bank Training Center, 51 School Street, Kilmarnock.

18 Wednesday

AA, 7:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal, Lancaster.

AA, noon. Women’s meeting, Irvington UMC.

Al-Anon Family Group, 5:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Kiwanis Club, 7:30 a.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian, Kilmarnock.

Northern Neck Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Lee’s Restaurant, Kilmarnock. 462-9943.

KIWS Rotary, 12:30 p.m. Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury.

Tavern Spinners & Weavers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Studio and store open. 580-3377.

Rappahannock Amateur Radio Association, noon. Lee’s Restaurant, Kilmarnock.

Lancaster County Chapter 1406/UDC, 1:15 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Speaker: Teresa Roane. Topic: “Black Confederates.” Bring donations for The Haven. 453-9156.

Rappahannock Indivisible—We the People, 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Society of the Rappahannock, 266 James Wharf Road, White Stone.

19 Thursday

Performing Arts And Lecture Series, 9:30 a.m. Chesapeake Academy, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington. Program: Billy B and “The Rock Knocking Native Americans.” Ages 3 through grade 2. Reservations, 438-5575, or csmith@chesapeakeacademy.org.

Northern Neck Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society, noon. Wicomico Church Parish Hall, 5191 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church. Short business meeting. Field trip: “Spring bloomers,” carpool to Hickory Hollow Natural Area Preserve.

Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Chapter, Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society, 11:30 a.m. Pilot House Restaurant, 2737 Greys Point Road, Topping.

Northumberland County Democratic Party, social 6:30 p.m. meeting 7 p.m. Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. Topics: NAACP Northumberland County Chapter Survey, Democratic Primary candidates, finance committee progress with new treasurer Badger Godwin.

Lancaster Planning Commission, 7 p.m. County Administration Building, 8311 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Northumberland Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Northumberland County Courts Building, 39 Judicial Place, Heathsville.

Faron Hamblin, 7-9 p.m. Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone. 435-0000.


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