Upcoming 4-04-19

Invitation

The Woman’s Club of White Stone (WCWS) will host a 90th-anniversary reception from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, 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.

One-woman show

The Northumberland County Historical Society will host Marilyn Iglesias in “Our Dearest of Captains,” a one-woman show on Sally Tompkins, Confederate Civil War nurse.

The show will begin at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at Ball Memorial Library and Museum, 86 Back Street, Heathsville. Both members and the public are welcome.

Beekeeping

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 JBachman@StratfordHall.org.

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.

Spaghetti dinner

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad (UKLVRS) will serve a spaghetti dinner from 5-8 p.m. April 13 at the UKLVRS Building, 123 Norris Road, Lively.

The menu will include salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert, tea, lemonade and water. Donations welcome.

Paint night

The RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an Adult Paint Night from 6:15-8:45 p.m. April 19. The topic will be “Max’s Angel Blue.” The instructor will be Marilyn Sprouse.

Bring a favorite beverage. Snacks will be provided. For fees, materials and registration, visit the center or call 436-9309.

Art auction

The Friends of the Northumberland Public Library is conducting a silent auction on 12 paintings donated by artist Matthew Harwood.

The paintings will be on display at the Northumberland Public Library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, during April. All bids must be entered by 5 p.m. April 30.

Barbecue

The Kiwanis Club of the Northern Neck will serve barbecue April 25 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 435 East Church Street, Kilmarnock. The first serving will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., take out only. The second will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m., eat in or take out.

The menu will be pulled barbecue, rolls, baked beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, dessert and beverages. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for younger than 12 and free younger than 5. Purchase tickets at Bay and River Home Decor, The Dandelion, or the door.

Concert passes

Season passes are on sale for the Music on the Half Shell Stage six-concert series at Town Centre Park, 150 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The fee is $50. Purchase season passes at https://kilmarnockva.ticketleap.com/. Children younger than age 5 will be admitted free with a season pass holder.

Pass sales will end May 10. The series will open at 6 p.m. May 24 with The Meltones and Soul Expressions. Individual show admission will be $10.

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.

Milkweed

The Friends of Dragon Run will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Harmony Dalgleish, assistant professor of bilogy at William & Mary. She will talk about milkweed.