Upcoming 08-04-22

Fried chicken

The Northumberland County Community Center, 679 Browns Store Road, Heathsville, will serve a fried chicken dinner from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, August 5.

The menu will include fried chicken, potato salad, green beans, roll, dessert and beverage. The fee is $13. Contact: James M. Long, 724-3240.

Now showing

The Westmoreland Players will present “Lost in Yonkers” by Neil Simmon at the Westmoreland Players Theatre, 16217 Richmond Road, Callao. Adult tickets to the opening night gala August 6 are $32, student tickets, $22. Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. The play will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The play will continue at 3 p.m. August 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21; and 7:30 p.m. August 12, 18 and 19. Adult tickets to the remaining shows are $25, student tickets $15. For tickets call the Westmoreland Players Box Office at 529-9345 or visit WestmorelandPlayers.org/tickets.

Chicken dinners

Chicken dinners will be available from 5-6:30 p.m. on first Mondays at American Legion Post #117, 39 School Street, Reedville. Meals include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, choice of vegetables, salad, roll, dessert and drink. 

Dinners are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger, at the door.


American Legion Adams Post #86 will sell pulled pork barbecue from 3-6 p.m. August 13 at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. The cost is $12 per pound.

Concert series

The 2022 Music by the River  concert series continues at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. A $5 parking fee is payable at the park entrance.

The schedule includes RTC Band, August 13; Southern Grace, August 20; and Patsy & the Country Classics, September 3. Concerts begin at 6 p.m.

Post meetings

American Legion Adams Post #86 will meet at 7 p.m. on third Tuesdays at the Post Home, 882 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. The ladies auxiliary also will meet at the same time.

Tea time

The Smart Start for Success Youth Empowerment mentoring program at the Church of Deliverance in Lively will host a Mother, Daughter Tea Party at noon September 3 at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone.

This is a semi formal affair for girls ages 7-19 and their mothers. There is no charge to attend. See all party details and RSVP at http://evite.me/PUajkvMKFDctrl before August 27, or until seats are filled.

Family Fridays

Stratford Hall, 485 Great House Road, Stratford, will host Family First Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. August 5. The event offers archaeology and paleontology experiences, material culture, games and demonstrations. Lunch also will be available for purchase from local food truck, Daddy’s Baby BBQ beginning at 11 a.m.

Tickets are $15 for ages 14 and older, $10 for ages 6-13, and free for ages 5 and younger. Purchase advance tickets at stratfordhall.org.

Family camp

Stratford Hall, 485 Great House Road, Stratford, will host Family Fun Camp August 5-7. This event includes a 2-night, 3-day package with meals, lodging and activities. Pre-registration is required.

Contact Mary Bowman, education and outreach coordinator, at MBowman@StratfordHall.org.

Crab festival

The Irvington Crab Festival will be held from 4-8 p.m. September 17 at the Irvington Town Commons, 98 King Carter Drive, Irvington. The menu includes crabs, barbecue, hot dogs and soft drinks. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Adult tickets are $60 per person, $75 after August 17. Admission for children 5-12 is $20. Children younger than age 5 are free. Purchase tickets at the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays (1-4 p.m. Sundays), or at steamboateramuseum.org.