Chesapeake Academy, 107 Steamboat Road, Irvington, will hold a Shuck-It Bucket, oyster-roast-to-go event, from 4-6 p.m. October 10. The $60 bucket will include a steamer pot filled with shelled and raw oysters, shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes and a spice kit.
A limited number will be available October 9. To purchase tickets, call 438-5575 or visit www.chesapeakeacademy.org.
RAL Art Center, 19a North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will hold a “Mystery Paint Night” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 24. Attendees will complete an acrylic painting on a stretched canvas. The subject matter will be revealed that night.
Instructor and artist Doug Mock will lead the class. Bring a favorite beverage, snacks and mask. To register, call 436-9309.
Hay bale contest
The annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest sponsored by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee has begun. Applications will be accepted through November 1.
Guidelines and an entry form are available at bit.ly/2Z6gyMw. Cash awards will be presented for best promotional display for agriculture business or commodity, best promotional display for community spirit, most creative, best agricultural theme and best agribusiness, FFA, 4-H or school display.
Wicomico Parish Market Day will be held from 8 a.m.-noon, October 10 at Wicomico Parish Episcopal Church, 5191 Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Highway, Wicomico Church.
Items for sale will include baked goods, furniture, household items, sporting goods, boating equipment, DVDs and tools.
The Bulb Shoppe and Gardens at Brent and Becky’s, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Gloucester, will host a Fall Blooming Bulbs Garden Walk at 10 a.m. September 26.
As summer fades to fall, see how fall blooming bulbs and grasses begin to take over the garden show. Learn how to plant now for color this fall and many years to come.
Health First Aid
The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board’s Prevention, Health and Wellness Division will offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. October 7 and 8.
To register for the free online training, visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/YMHFA1013, or call 642-5402.
The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board’s Prevention, Health and Wellness Division will offer Navigating the Future Through Hope, Healing and Optimism, from noon to 1 p.m. September 30 and October 23.
The free webinar will be led by Dr. Jim Harris, Ed., D., MSW, owner of Opportunities Consulting Services and associate director of the Autism Training Center at Marshal University. Register at www.surveymonkey.com/r/drharris2020, or call 642-5402.
The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board’s Prevention, Health and Wellness Division is providing Virtual Nurturing Parenting classes.
On-going, in-home classes are offered from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays. Call 642-5402, or email email@example.com.