Upcoming 1-30-20

Winter lecture

The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum 2020 winter lecture series will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, February 3, at Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville. Author Stan Parsons will discuss his books.

Parsons’ books will be available for purchase. The museum requests a $5 donation. 

Fried chicken

American Legion Post 117, 39 School Street, Reedville, serves a fried chicken dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. on first Mondays.

Dementia discussion

The Dementia Friendly Task Force, conducted by Bay Aging and Dr. Paul Malone, will convene a second session from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, at Port Town Village, 111 Port Town Lane, Urbanna. The focus is to assist communities in becoming dementia friendly.

To register, contact dementia program development specialist Rachel Palekas at rpalekas@bayaging.org, or 286-9202, ext. 1327.

Senior living

Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe, 7072 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, in partnership with Commonwealth Senior Living, will host “Caring for the Caregiver” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 5.

To reserve a seat, call the library 580-5051, or sign up at the front desk of the library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville.

For the Love of Chocolate

The Colonial Beach Community Foundation on Valentine’s Day, February 14, will host its fourth annual For the Love of Chocolate and Wine Tasting. The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Colonial Beach Community Center, 717 Marshall Avenue, Colonial Beach.

Tickets are $40 per person, or $70 for two. Tickets may be purchased from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Coldwell Banker Elite, 233 North Irving Avenue, Colonial Beach, or https://tinyurl.com/qwvonpd.

History book

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will discuss his new book Thomas Jefferson’s Education at 7 p.m. February 20 at Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems.

Tickets are $25 for Taylor’s presentation and a reception and book signing that follow, or $45 for the presentation, reception and a copy of the book, which may be picked up in advance at the Historic Christ Church & Museum. For tickets, visit christchurch1735.ticketleap.com.

Corned beef and cabbage

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad (ULVRS) will prepare a take out corned beef and cabbage dinner March 17. The menu will consist of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and corn bread. The fee is by donation. 

Place orders—including name, phone number and quantity—with payment to P.O. Box 176, Lively, VA  22507. Orders must be received by March 13 and meals may be picked up from 4-7 p.m. March 17 at the ULVRS building, 123 Norris Road, Lively.

On Stage

The Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts On Stage concert series will continue March 14 with Leahy; and April 18 with Face 2 Face.

All concerts are staged at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Admission is by season subscription or $39. Call the box office, 438-5555.

RCA series

The Rappahannock Concert Association’s 2019-20 series will continue March 21, with The Drifters; April 25, John Bullard and Friends; and May 16, Nashville Legacy.

All concerts are staged at the Performing Arts Theater, Northumberland County School Complex, 201 Academic Lane, Heathsville. Admission is by subscription options or $25; students, free. To purchase tickets, go to www.rappahannockconcerts.org or call 888-210-8006.


The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board Prevention, Health & Wellness Division recently announced Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) will be offered from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 13 and 14 at Cooks Corner Complex Office Building, 2911 General Puller Highway, Saluda.

Materials will be provided. Participants are urged to bring a brown bag for a working lunch. The fee is $60. Register at www.chvc.online by May 7, or call 642-5402.