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Volunteers welcome

The education committee at Historic Christ Church & Museum (HCC&M) invites the community to an open house and orientation for new volunteers from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Christ Church, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems.

Persons interested in learning more about volunteering at HCC&M are urged to attend. The program is free and includes a luncheon. To volunteer, contact Richard Teagle at or 438-2443.

Comedy night

Comedy Night Live is coming Friday, March 29, to the Northumberland County Community Center Organization Club, 679 Brown Store Road, Heathsville. The program, from 7-9 p.m., will feature Richard “Dick” Saxer, Jalesa Thomas and Germaine Rollins.

Tickets are $10 in advance, or $12 at the door. Light refreshments will be served at the “BYOB” event. For advance tickets call Jim Long, 724-3240.

For veterans

Friday, March 29, is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. All veterans visiting Lee’s Restaurant in Kilmarnock from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. will be greeted by members of the Cobbs Hall Chapter, NSDAR and given American flags and lapel pins.

Additionally, Commonwealth Senior Living will provide coffee and a piece of pie.


The Viewpoints series will continue at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, at the Chesapeake Center Auditorium, Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. The speaker will be Mary Jane “MJ” Anderson of That Damn Mary Brewery Company.

For reservations, call RWC at 438-4000. RWC maintains a waiting list and honors reservations in the order received. Attendees are invited to remain after the presentations for a complimentary lunch.

Fried chicken

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

Winter lecture

The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s 2019 Winter/Spring lecture series will continue at 7 p.m. April 1 at Festival Halle, 177 Main Street, Reedville.

Bill Lohmann will talk about his recently released book DR COPTR, The Flying Physician Who Kept His Promise to Tangier Island. The museum requests a $5 donation. Light refreshments will be served.


The Woman’s Club of White Stone (WCWS) will host a 90th-anniversary reception from 3:30-5:30 p.m. April 5 at the WCWS Clubhouse, 560 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

Anyone interested in attending, enjoying refreshments and learning more about the club is asked to call Ginger Philbrick at 435-3046.


Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, will host Introduction to Beekeeping from 10 a.m.-noon, April 13. The event will include a free lecture and demonstration from the Northern Neck Beekeepers Association.

The program is suitable for all ages. To register, contact Jon Bachman at 493-1972 or

Easter egg hunt

The Richmond County Public Library at Rappahannock Community College-Warsaw, 52 College Drive, Warsaw, will hold its annual Easter egg hunt for area children and their families at 11 a.m. April 13.

After the hunt, the library will offer crafts and a free hot dog lunch, followed at noon by a magic show with magician Jonathan Austin. In the event of bad weather, indoor activities will continue.

On fire

In recognition of the 67th anniversary of the Kilmarnock fire of 1952, the Kilmarnock Museum has on display many related photos from the Harvey family collection.

The museum at 76 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, or by appointment, 296-0930.

Barn Dance

The Kilmarnock Museum has scheduled a “Do You Remember” bus trip to the Old Dominion Barn Dance November 9 at the Beacon Theatre in Hopewell.

The fee is $95 including bus fare, refreshments on the bus and admission to the show. To reserve seats, call Mary Brent at Adventure Travel, 436-9200, or Carroll Lee Ashburn, 296-0930. The deadline for reservations is June 1.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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