Upcoming 3-05-20

Bingo Night

The Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority of Outstanding Women Educators will present Bingo Night at 6 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Hayden Building, Dream Fields, 1385 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock. The competition will feature 14 games of Bingo.

The Bingo pack is $20. Refreshments will be available for purchase. This event will benefit altruistic projects, teachers-to-be scholarships and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Shrimp & oysters

The Callao Volunteer Fire Department, 314 Northumberland Highway, Callao, will hold an all-you-can-eat steamed shrimp and steamed oyster dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The menu also will include hot dogs, bean soup, soft drinks and golden beverages.

The fee is $40 for adults, $10 for ages 8-13 and free for those younger than 8. Purchase tickets at Callao Supply Company, Callao Car Center or Callaovfd.org. No tickets will be sold at the door. Bring your oyster knife.

Fiber guild

The Five Rivers Fiber Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, March 9, at Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville. Marianne Henderson will present a slide program on the Bayeux Tapestry.

Coastal resilience

The Northern Neck Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists will present “Coastal Resilience in Virginia” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at St. John’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 5987 Richmond Road, Warsaw.

Shep Moon Jr. will discuss what The Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program is doing to help Virginia prepare coastal areas for the effects of climate change.

Multimeter seminar

The Rappahannock Amateur Radio Association will hold a seminar on the use of multimeters at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.

The presenter, Mike Raucourt (K1EEE), will discuss both analog and digital multimeters. Topics will include features, safety, specifications, and RMS measurements. Participants are urged to bring their meters.

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 include 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 Friday, March 13, and meals may be picked up from 4-7 p.m. March 17 at the ULVRS building, 123 Norris Road, Lively.

Ladies tour

Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, on March 14 will offer a Leading Ladies Tour: The Material Culture of the Lee Women of Stratford Hall. Private tours will be featured at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided from noon-1 p.m.

The event fee is $20 for ages 15 and older, $18 for seniors, $10 for ages 6-14 and free for ages 5 and younger. For event tickets, visit stratfordhall.org.


Commonwealth Senior Living at Kilmarnock, 460 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host a Lunch & Learn session at 12:30 p.m. March 17.

Ann Hergenreder and Keller Williams will share downsizing tips: decluttering – how and when to get started. For reservations, call 695-7290 or email: jwhite@commonwealthsl.com.

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.

Gardening seminar

The 27th annual Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar, hosted by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners, will be held March 21 at White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone.

The theme will be “Spring Fever! Adventures in Gardening.” The fee is $50. Registration forms are available at www.nnmg.org.