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Upcoming 06-06-24

Silver lecture

The Mathews Museum, 200 Main Street, Mathews, will launch a speakers lecture series on first Fridays, from 7-8 p.m. beginning Friday, June 7.

The guest speaker at the inaugural event will be museum vice chairman Tom Karow, a silver historian. He will discuss the silversmiths of Virginia prior to 1865, when silversmithing was considered a craft and appreciated as an art form.

Pizza & Bingo

The Kilmer Point Civic Association Beach Restoration Project recently announced a Pizza and Bingo Night fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department, 330 Virginia Street, Urbanna.

The fee is $15 per person and includes a bingo card, two slices of pizza, salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For tickets, call Tiffany Powell, 357-2559; Dana Overby, 909-1703; or Joy Lindus, 514-1496.

NNK 250 lecture

The Northern Neck 250 Signature Speaker Series will conclude at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at George Washington Birthplace National Monument, 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach. Dr. Philip Levy will present “The Leedstown Resolutions–Connecting Consumerism and Revolution in the Northern Neck.”

Potluck luncheon

The Woman’s Club of Northumberland County (WCNC) will hold its annual potluck luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the WCNC Clubhouse, 2928 Northumberland Highway, Lottsburg.

Members will gather at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at noon. Spouses, friends and guests are welcome. This is a true “potluck” so be creative.

Annual meeting

The Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Lancaster, will hold its annual meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the library.

Photo show

The Tappahannock Artists Guild (TAG) recently issued a call for entries for their Juried Photography Show with the theme of Our Places and People.

The show is scheduled to open on June 28 and entries are due for judging no later than June 12. Find rules and specifications for entry and registration at https://tapparts.org/2024/05/18/https-www-tapparts-org-exhibits-2024_juried_show/.

Rivah Quilters

The Rivah Quilters will meet at 10 a.m. June 14 at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Kilmarnock. This month everyone is encouraged to bring any quilted item that is red, white and blue.

Visitors and new members are always welcome. Meetings include times of fellowship, sharing and encouragement. Lunch will be provided.

Children’s tours

The Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, will offer children’s tours from 10:30-noon on Fridays, June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2 and 9, for ages 4-12. Turn the wheel in the pilothouse, play steamboat era games and make a wooden steamboat to float in a pool.

The fee is $5 for children and one accompanying adult free. Sign up at steamboateramuseum.org or call at 438-6888.

Summer bash

The Virginia Northern Neck Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold an All White Summer Bash from 5-9 p.m. June 29 at the Tappahannock/Essex Fire Hall Outdoor Pavilion, 620 Airport Road, Tappahannock. Guests are invited to dress in all-white attire and bring lawn chairs for a night of music, food and fellowship.

Admission is $30. Purchase tickets from chapter members or https://vannacallwhite2024.eventbrite.com/.

Anderson Trio

The Rappahannock Concert Association will present the Peter and Will Anderson Trio at 7:30 p.m. June 29 at the Northumberland County School Complex, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. The clarinet and saxophone virtuosos, joined by a guitarist, will present a program of Irving Berlin compositions.

Admission is by season subscription, or $25. Purchase tickets at rappahannockconcerts.org or pay at the door. Students are admitted free.

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