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‘From Adam’

The Lancaster Players production of “From Adam,” continues at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 29, 30 and 31. The theater will open an hour prior to each show.

Tickets are $25 and $3 of each ticket sold will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Call 435-3776, or visit lancasterplayers.org for reservations.

Carrots for CASA

The Northern Neck Court Appointed Special Advocate Program will sell candy carrots from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Tri-Star Supermarket in Kilmarnock. The Belle Isle State Park Easter Bunny will hop over to help.

Community Day

The Derrick B. Spencer Memorial Fund will host a Community Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at 371 Buzzards Neck Road, Lancaster.

The event will include an egg hunt, bounce house, face painting, games, cotton candy, popcorn, snowcones, prizes, music, fish fry and chicken dinners. The dinners are $12. Pre-order chicken dinners at 757-726-3038, or 540-229-2590 and pay at cash app $derrickanddesire.

Easter Bunny

The Reedville Community Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, 504 Main Street, Reedville.

The Easter Bunny will arrive aboard the Elva C at the museum dock on Cockrell’s Creek. Bethany United Methodist Church is an event co-sponsor.

Egg hunt

The Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 31, will return to Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster, for the Friends of Belle Isle State Park’s annual Easter egg hunt. The egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. in the picnic area.

Children will be divided into four categories, ages 1-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The event is free; however, there is a $4 parking fee per vehicle. The Easter bunny will be available for pictures throughout the event.

Kinsale egg hunt

Kinsale’s Easter Saturday Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31. Families are urged to arrive at the Cople District Volunteer Fire Department, 123 Yeocomico Lane, Kinsale, by 1:45 p.m.

At 2 p.m. sharp, kids will burst out of the firehouse and into the park in search of Easter bounty.

Women in history

Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, will host “Virginia Women in History” through April 1. The Library of Virginia exhibit commemorates the lives and contributions of eight Virginia women.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in March. April hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

Rosenwald discussion

The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s 2018 winter/spring lecture series will continue at 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, at Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville.

Representatives from the Julius Rosenwald School Foundation of Northumberland County Inc. will tell the story of the Northumberland County Training School. A $5 donation is requested.

Easter Monday egg hunt

Northumberland County Community Center Organization, 679 Browns Store Road, Heathsville, will host a free Easter egg hunt at 3 p.m. Monday, April 2, for children up to age 12.

Children are reminded to bring their basket or container to collect the eggs. There will be a prize for the golden egg and other prizes as well as snack. Parents are reminded to bring their cameras.

New exhibit

The RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, recently announced a new exhibit, Pots, Plants, or Blooms, featuring works by RAL members in a variety of media, will open Tuesday, April 3, and continue through April 28.

A First Friday Art Reception, from 5 to 7 p.m. April 6, will showcase the exhibit. The public is invited to visit the center, meet exhibiting artists and enjoy light refreshments.

Senior pageant

The Ms Virginia Senior America Pageant on April 20 will offer a free orientation for senior women interested in joining the life-enriching program. Contestants must be residents of the U.S., a Virginia resident for at least six months and ages 60 or better.

The pageant will be held July 7 in Falls Church. For registration and directions, call state director Rebecca Tebbs Nunn, 435-3704, by April 7.

Woman’s club

The Woman’s Club of White Stone will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

Speaker C.D. Hathaway is expected to give a brief presentation on the new White Stone firehouse. The community is invited. Participants are reminded to bring a sandwich; a dessert will be provided.

Dragon Run

The Friends of Dragon Run will meet at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester.

Speaker Dr. Jim Perry will address why and how the ecology of the Dragon Run may be altered by environmental changes.

Fiber guild

The Five River Fiber Guild will meet at 10 a.m. April 9 at Wicomico Parish Church, 5191 Jessie duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church.

The program, organized by Shirley Galo and Sali Widener, will be on art quilts. A kit will be provided with a fish or butterfly pattern and members are urged to bring ribbons, buttons, fabric scraps and beads to add to the design.

Indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale to benefit the Northumberland County Animal Shelter is held regularly at the Northumberland School Administration Building, 2172 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays.

Caregiver education

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 5987 Richmond Road, Warsaw, and the Alzheimer’s Association recently announced a Caregiver Education Series will continue with Dementia: Communication Strategies and Understanding Behaviors from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 24; and a Caregiver Retreat: A Day of Healing with speakers, activities and lunch from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11.

Respite care for loved ones with dementia will be provided with three-day advance reservation. Registration is required. To register call 446-5857 or 800-272-3900 or email egalloway@alz.org.

Art and wine

The Arts & Wine Festival at Locust Grove will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 at Locust Grove, 590 Locust Grove Lane, Walkerton. The event will feature artists, craftsmen, wineries, food, music, horse and carriage rides, a children’s activity area and a silent auction to benefit the Mattaponi Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. A non-tasting ticket is available for $5 and ages 12 and younger will be admitted at no charge.

Veterans’ breakfast

Commonwealth Senior Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, hosts a Veterans’ Breakfast aat 9 a.m. on second Tuesdays. The next breakfast will be April 10. Participants are urged to RSVP at 394-2102.

KIWS Rotary

Kilmarnock Irvington and White Stone Rotary Club will hold two evening meetings a month at the Rivah Auction House, 33 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock.

Meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. on second and fourth Wednesdays. Lunch meetings will continue at noon on first and third Wednesdays at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. To join, call 436-3176.

Cancer support

On second and fourth Thursdays, people who have experienced cancer meet with two clergy facilitators from 3 to 4 p.m. at Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital, 101 Harris Road, Kilmarnock, to explore their experience with cancer in a confidential and supportive atmosphere.

Ask at the front desk for meeting place, directions or call Alan Rock, 435-8610, or Hal White, 580-9737.

Voyages Workshop

Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will recognize National Healthcare Decisions Day with its Voyages Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 in the Chesapeake Center Auditorium on the RWC campus,132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington.

Voyages will address advance care planning choices regarding legal, medical, social and spiritual issues. The free workshop will include a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Reservations are required by April 11; call 438-4000.

Country breakfast

Lancaster Union Lodge #88 A.F. & A.M. will serve an all-you-can-eat country breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on second Saturdays at the Lodge, 48 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The next breakfast will be April 14.

The fee is $10. Ages 5 and younger, uniformed military and law enforcement eat free.



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