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Super Bowl chili

The Northern Neck Montessori School, 97 FMCE Drive, Kilmarnock, is taking orders for Super Bowl chili through Friday, January 27. The package will include a quart of chili and four cornbread muffins to go. Pick up will be February 3 at the school.

The fee is $15. Call 435-3503 to place orders.

Burns night

The Kilmarnock and District Pipe Band will host its 18th annual Burns supper and concert January 28 at the Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the festivities will commence at 5:45 p.m.

Tickets will be $35 each and will be for sale at the Bank of Lancaster and Chesapeake Bank Main offices in Kilmarnock and The Local in Irvington. To reserve a table for up to 6, call Rusty Spears, 860-944-8694.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Mid-Tidewater Affiliate, will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 28, at Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Main Street, Kilmarnock.

The program will feature three staff members from the Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula Community Services Board speaking about services in the Mental Health/Substance Abuse Division of the CSB.

Community Chorus

Community Chorus practice for the Spring Concert, “From Gospel to Gershwin,” will begin at 7 p.m. January 30 at Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church, 345 Earl Street, Tappahannock.

Give blood

The Northumberland County Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, at the Callao Volunteer Rescue Squad Inc., 1348 Northumberland Highway, Callao

Donors are reminded to drink plenty of water, eat a good meal and bring photo identification.

Dickinson portrayal

Mary Wadkins will present pieces from “The Belle of Amherst,” beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Bring a sandwich. The club will provide beverages and dessert.

Great Decisions

Three Great Decisions discussion groups are now organizing. Discussion addresses current topics worldwide.

Groups will meet at St. Mary’s Whitechapel, contact Nick Ferriter, 462-6242; Deltaville Community Association Building, contact Stan Coloff, 776-7195; and Lancaster Community Library, contact Tom York, 435-0088.

Student musical

 Students will present “Radical Rappahannock, a 1980s Revue” at 7 p.m. February 9-11, in the David and Wendy Fine & Performing Arts Center in Marston Hall at Christchurch School, 49 Seahorse Lane, Christchurch.

Admission is $10 at the door for adults, $5 for students. For reservations, call 758-2306, ext 277, email ccsevents@christchurchschool.org, or visit christchurchschool.org/drama-theatre-musical.

Black history

The Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, will present “Celebrate Black History Month Through Poetry, Music and Dance” at 2 p.m. February 26.

The program will include musical performances by Glenn and Ellen Birch, with Frank Coleman; poetry readings; Sharon Baptist Church Praise Dancers; a dramatization of Maya Angelou’s “And Still I Rise” by Shea Rhodes and Macedonia Baptist Church Multi-generational Musicians.

Makeover session

 Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital and the American Cancer Society will host a “Look Good…Feel Better” program for females in treatment for cancer at 4:30 p.m. February 23 at the Bon Secours RGH Outpatient Infusion Center at the hospital, 101 Harris Road, Kilmarnock.

The session will include a free kit with makeup and skin care products valued at $250. Jennifer Bishop of Merle Norman in Kilmarnock, a trained volunteer facilitator, will host the session. Pre-registration is required, call 435-8593.

Winter market

The Winter Market at Reedville will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. February 11 at Festival Halle, 177 North Main Street, Reedville.

The market will give everyone an opportunity to enjoy a festive winter indoor activity along with local artists, crafters and food vendors who will display and sell their products.

Women’s Club

The Women’s Club of Lancaster County will meet at 11 a.m. February 8 at the WCLC Clubhouse, 16 Mary Ball Place, Lancaster. Guests and those interested in learning more about the club’s community service projects are welcome.